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Varuschka, a 10-year-old Przewalski’s mare at the Minnesota Zoo
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U of M maps genome of the last living wild horse species

University of Minnesota researchers have successfully mapped the complete genome of the endangered Przewalski’s horse. Once extinct in the wild, the species now has a population of around 2,000 animals thanks to conservation efforts.

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Background on freedom of expression and protests on campus

Lawful protests are a form of free speech not only protected by the First Amendment but are part of the public discourse of a university. The expression of free speech must also respect the law and university policies, which the University must uphold. 

Portrait of Vladimir Sverak
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U of M Professor Vladimir Sverak elected to the Academy of Arts and Sciences

University of Minnesota Twin Cities College of Science and Engineering Professor Vladimir Sverak was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS), one of the nation’s most prestigious honor societies. AAAS recognizes those making preeminent contributions to their fields and the world. Members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business and public affairs.