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Elleni Paulson
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Fostering food systems connections

As the first graduate of a new Applied Sciences Leadership program, Elleni Paulson hopes to improve communication among farmers and consumers.

Three women chatting outside.
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Connecting rural women leaders

Recent graduate Kate Stower has become a strong advocate for involving more women in leadership roles in Greater Minnesota.

 

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Meeting of the minds

Neuroscientists and psychiatrists are sharing their expertise to improve treatments for mental illnesses.

Graphic of a spray can with a weeping eye on the label.
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Casting a critical eye on tear gas

Five neuroscience graduate students question why tear gas is so readily deployed against domestic protesters when the Geneva Protocol bans its use in war.

A red-headed woodpecker hovers at the entrance to its nest hole.
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Holey homemakers

A young researcher studies the red-headed woodpecker, a bird that has long captivated her—and for good reason.

The new solar array in the parking lot next to Mondale Hall.
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Leading by example

At the University of Minnesota, combating climate change is serious business and a top priority.