UMN in the News
Resources for Journalists
The University Public Relations team for the Twin Cities campus is often the first call for journalists who seek help connecting to faculty experts or who wish to receive information about the University of Minnesota. From news releases to expert alerts to interviews on timely topics, University Public Relations provides the resources journalists need for their reporting in all areas of public interest.
Three questions with Truman Scholars Carter Yost and Joleece Pecore
Two University of Minnesota students selected for the prestigious Truman Scholarship talk about where they’ve been and what they hope to accomplish.
New studies push back evidence for open habitats in Africa by more than 10 million years
Two new studies recently published in Science outline a paleoecological reconstruction of early ape fossil sites in eastern Africa dated to the Early Miocene — between 23 and 16 million years ago — showing early apes lived in a wide variety of habitats, including open habitats like scrublands and wooded grasslands that existed 10 million years earlier than previously known.
Center for Transportation Studies awarded $6 million from Federal Transit Administration to address transportation insecurity
The University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies and its partners will design and lead a new Mobility, Access and Transportation Insecurity: Creating Links to Opportunity Program (MATI).