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Students with laptops in a classroom setting

Biostatistics goes to high school

Through a School of Public Health partnership with St. Paul Public Schools, ninth grade students are exposed to data science via an interactive (and dare-we-say-fun) curriculum.


Dana Carroll

Lights out

American Indian communities collaborate with U of M researchers to reduce commercial tobacco use.

Cara Herbers, in mask, talks to people at the 2021 Minnesota State Fair.

From rink to research

Grad student and ex-hockey player Cara Herbers designs technology to pinpoint balance problems in Parkinson’s disease patients.


Nose-to-tail and beyond

Through VeTouch, U of M vet students provide free care for pets and peace of mind for their owners.

Two cows lying in a field

It’s all about the interactions

The U of M’s Integrated Animal Systems Biology team makes discoveries to understand and improve the growth and health of food-producing animals.

Chris Bent and Mary Olson Cornils Baich

A legacy of leadership

Celebrating the first mother-daughter pair to receive MHA degrees from the School of Public Health.

Nick Smith

A broad educational foundation

As someone who started in medical sales and now works in data analysis, alum Nicholas Smith encourages graduates to keep an open mind about their career paths.

Two women collecting water samples in the field

Hands-on experience in environmental research

Undergraduate students in Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering have the chance to do field research with faculty and grad students to get a closer look at the careers they’re pursuing.