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Talking apples with U of M

If you enjoy a Honeycrisp, Haralson, SweeTango or First Kiss apple at your local orchard or farm stand this fall, you can thank the University of Minnesota apple breeding program for putting it there. 

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Talking climate-ready forests with U of M

Trees have started showing their spectacular fall colors across Minnesota. This year, the changing leaves have come early due to the stresses of ongoing drought. Drought, flooding and higher temperatures associated with climate change are all factors prompting University of Minnesota experts to think about the future of our forests. 

Dear Minnesota

Dear Minnesota

At all five of our U of M System campuses, our dedication to discovery inspires our students and sparks creative solutions to the challenges of our time. We’re proud to share these stories.

UMN startup Niron Magnetics staff members at their Minneapolis pilot plant: COO John Larson (seated), and U of M alumni employees of the company: Fan Zhang Ren. Back row: Sam Rahmani, Rich Greger, Xiaowei Zhang, Dustin Sprouse, Robert Brown, and Yiming Wu. Credit: Rob Levine
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U of M’s Tech Comm sets new record number of startups in 2023

The University launched a record-breaking 23 startup companies in fiscal 2023, the result of a growing research portfolio, an increasingly entrepreneurial faculty culture, and years of careful program growth and refinement by the teams at U of M Technology Commercialization.

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Talking National Yoga Awareness Month with U of M

September is National Yoga Awareness Month. To mark the occasion, University of Minnesota School of Public Health Professor and certified yoga instructor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer shares the importance of yoga for better health outcomes.