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St. Anthony Falls lab with Mississippi river in foreground
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The river runs through it

From its perch on Hennepin Island and straddling the Mississippi River, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory is a unique and world-class research space for all things water… and then some.

Cedar Creek's prairie with bison grazing
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Cedar Creek

An hour north of the Twin cities, U of M researchers and students lead the fight in humanity’s supreme battle: to stave off climate disaster and repair the Earth.

close up image of peregrine falcon
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Sentinels in the sky

The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota is a cherished resource for research, rehabilitation, and education.

An overhead view of two diverse neighborhoods of housing.
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Unraveling the paradox

U of M professor Samuel Myers talks about tangible ways to reduce racial inequities in Minnesota.

Michael Osterholm gazes toward the skyline.
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And then it happened

For nearly 30 years, Michael Osterholm has warned of a global pandemic. Now that it’s here, he’s in constant demand as an expert on COVID-19.

Jenny Zhang stands at a lectern, holding a mic, looking down and serious.
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Healing words

A story slam helps physicians deal with on-the-job mental trauma.

A graphic of a raised fist reading Juneteenth Freedom Day
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Commemorating Juneteenth

Learn about U of M resources and Juneteenth community gatherings and events happening across Minnesota.