In response to claims of unfairness and bias in tools used in hiring, college admissions, predictive policing, health interventions, and more, the University of Minnesota (U of M) recently developed a new set of auditing guidelines for AI tools.
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.
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.
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.
Mothers from diverse backgrounds did not feel in control, were unsure of how to follow public health guidance and felt disconnected from family and friends during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to University of Minnesota Medical School and School of Public Health research published in the Journal of Communication in Healthcare.
Parasitic tapeworms have a complex life cycle moving from plankton to fish and then fish-eating birds. New research on how parasite resistance in threespine stickleback fish may lead to a better understanding of human diseases such as cystic and liver fibrosis.