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Anna Goorevich stands in front of a soccer field.

Empowering sport for all

After injuries ended her playing career, PhD student uses research to help make sport a better place for all athletes.

 Image of colorful crayons next to a headshot of Cecilia Xi Wang, an assistant professor in the College of Design.
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Talking autism-friendly colors with U of M

Selecting paint colors for your living room, office or classroom can be a big decision — one that impacts not only the feel of the room but the emotions of those within it. Research suggests color may play an even more important role for children with autism.

Image of Kate Schaefers standing outside at a park.
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Talking happy and healthy retirement with U of M

Kate Schaefers, director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Minnesota, answers questions about easing the transition to retirement and embracing this next stage of life. 

Professor Jesse Berman and an image of a wildfire
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Climate change, increased air pollution and long-term health

In early March, the National Weather Service issued the first Red Flag Warning of the year for counties in southeastern Minnesota. In addition, recently released seasonal climate data predict this spring and summer to be hotter and more humid than average in most of the U.S. and Canada. 

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Talking motion sickness with U of M

In advance of spring and summer road trips, Tom Stoffregen, a professor in the School of Kinesiology, explains motion sickness and how to help manage negative symptoms. 

A dog lays in the grass.

A new treatment pathway

Cancer is the leading cause of death in dogs but clinical trials at the U of M are seeking to change that.

Left: Three students in an uniform work together at a desk. Right: Professor Kendall King
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Multilingual student education

As Minnesota schools have a growing amount of migrant, refugee and multilingual students, College of Education and Human Development Professor Kendall King can speak to trends in migration, multilingualism and teacher needs.