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News Release

University of Minnesota commencement ceremonies begin systemwide this week

In the coming weeks, the University of Minnesota System will host numerous commencement ceremonies to recognize thousands of students across its five campuses for their academic achievements and congratulate them as they take the next step forward in toward productive lives and careers. 

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Research Brief

Highway death toll messages cause more crashes

Displaying the highway death toll on message boards is a common awareness campaign, but new research from the University of Toronto and University of Minnesota shows this tactic actually leads to more crashes.

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Beyond recovery

Robert "Cole" Pueringer, a graduate of the U of M Medical School, shares the story of his slide into alcohol addiction and depression and his subsequent path forward to the field of addiction medicine.

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Talking autism spectrum disorder with U of M

About one in 36 or 2.8% of 8-year old children in Minnesota have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Jennifer Hall-Lande, Ph.D., psychologist and research associate at the Institute on Community Integration and the Masonic Institute of the Developing Brain (MIDB), shares her expertise on how to support a child with ASD.

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Pioneers in wellbeing

For more than a quarter century, the U of M’s Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing has advanced whole-person health and wellbeing.

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Expert Alert

How to Grocery Shop Amid Inflation

Joe Redden with the Carlson School of Management shares five ways to be a savvier shopper as stores respond to inflationary pressures.