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Champs again … and again and again

Three familiar names in Gopher sports won national championships as their seasons concluded: Gable Steveson in wrestling, Sarah Bacon in women’s diving, and Max McHugh in men’s swimming.

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Expert Alert

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI)

Carol Cardona, a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, and Abby Schuft, an Extension educator focused on biosecurity, speak about the impact of HPAI and what Minnesotans could expect in the coming months.

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News Release

U of M pursues increased investment in student scholarships

Two initiatives seeking state funding could dramatically accelerate investments in student financial aid, enhance an existing program and adding a new effort to support students attending U of M Crookston, Duluth, Morris and Rochester.

Research Brief

How omicron infects cells while evading immunity

Researchers at the U of M identified the structural mechanism that may explain why omicron is so effective in infecting people, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, and suggested ways to curb its spread.

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Expert Alert

Embracing controlled burns to prevent wildfire spread

Director of the University of Minnesota Center for Forest Ecology Lee Frelich provides expert comment on the effectiveness of prescribed burns and explains how this strategy could make a difference going forward.