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CFANS professor receives NSF grant to support microbiome research network

Researchers at work

The grant will lead to the creation of an international network working on plant-associated microbes. 

Two lives, one chance

Three-month-old Paisleigh (l) and Paislyn Martinez before their separation surgery, joined from breastbone to bellybutton.

U of M medical professionals work together to separate—and save—conjoined twin girls.

Increased alumni engagement efforts paying off for U of M

Glass apple with university seal

Regents also review key goals and state of Gopher Athletics. 

PAWS program goes year-round

Two students having an interaction with a dog.

Due to popular demand, there will no longer be a summer break for PAWS (Pet Away Worry and Stress)—the popular program aimed at reducing stress for the U of M community.

UMN renames two centers in honor of Earl E. Bakken

Earl E. Bakken

Two centers named in honor of Bakken, co-founder of Medtronic, in recognition of his legacy of innovation and healing.

 

A different set of skills

Sarah Schulz on the job

Sarah Schulz brings a different perspective to an industry dominated by men.

U study: Link between community’s rate of military sacrifice, Trump support

Military sacrifice

Findings suggest large urban-rural casualty gap contributed to Donald Trump’s Presidential victory in November 2016.

U of M purchases additional community solar subscriptions

solar-energy-panels-at-work

The University is continuing to invest in renewable, locally produced energy sources.

Researchers transform conservation tool with gold nanotechnology, lasers

Embryo

Cryopreservation study results have sweeping implications for wildlife conservation and human health

Citizen Science Brings Monarch Butterfly Parasitoids to Light

Citizen Science butterflies

Thanks to citizen volunteers, scientists know more about the flies that attack monarch butterfly caterpillars.

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