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Natalie Warren in the front of her canoe

Academically and adventure bound

Doctoral student Natalie Warren has published Hudson Bay Bound, a book about her adventure as part of a two-woman team that canoed from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay.

Portrait of Irina Stepanov
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February is National Cancer Prevention Month

About 50% of the most common cancer cases are preventable according to the American Association for Cancer Research. To mark Cancer Prevention Month in February, the University of Minnesota School of Public Health (SPH) is focusing on behaviors and other steps that could help reduce risk factors associated with cancer. 

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ChatGPT goes to law school

When ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence chatbot, was tasked with responding to University of Minnesota Law School questions from exams in several legal subject areas and graded blindly with a group of real student tests, it consistently achieved low but passing grades. 

Portrait of Professor David Jacobs
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How is your heart health?

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the country in recent years, the leading cause of death in the United States — heart disease — did not change. February is designated as American Heart Month in an effort to confront this ongoing public health challenge by raising awareness about heart healthy behaviors and encouraging all Americans to focus on their cardiovascular health.