Tiffany LaShae works out in the field.
Feature

Sowing seeds of change

Grad student and farmer Tiffany LaShae is healing the soil … and the historical trauma of a racist food system.

Brooklynn Isley
Feature

Science meets caring

Junior Brooklynn Isley was drawn to a career in nursing because it combines two things she loves: science and caring for people. It appears she chose the right path.

Agriculture and Environment

Tiffany LaShae works out in the field.
Feature

Sowing seeds of change

Grad student and farmer Tiffany LaShae is healing the soil … and the historical trauma of a racist food system.

Architecture and Design

Arts and Humanities

Business and Management

News Release

UMN Celebrates 200th Startup Company and Top Ranking for Technology Transfer

The University of Minnesota today announced that it has launched 200 startup companies since 2006, a significant milestone in its work to scale and commercialize ideas and inventions from labs and research facilities on its five campuses. The announcement coincided with a report released today by the group Heartland Forward that ranked the University of Minnesota Twin Cities first for technology transfer within the heartland, a 20-state region, and fifth among all U.S. public universities. 
 

Campus Affairs

News Release

Northrop Announces Amplifying Solidarity

The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, Northrop, Welcome Week, Multicultural Student Engagement, and the School of Music present Amplifying Solidarity: A Northrop Plaza Series
 

COVID-19 Stories, Insights, Expertise

omicron
Research Brief

How omicron infects cells while evading immunity

Researchers at the U of M identified the structural mechanism that may explain why omicron is so effective in infecting people, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, and suggested ways to curb its spread.

Education

Betty Sandison reacts as her name is read during commencement.
Feature

Nothing is stopping her now

From a one-room schoolhouse to a large public research university, Betty Sandison’s educational journey is one for the ages.

Health

Brooklynn Isley
Feature

Science meets caring

Junior Brooklynn Isley was drawn to a career in nursing because it combines two things she loves: science and caring for people. It appears she chose the right path.

Expert Alert

Heat's effect on pregnancy

With rising temperatures across the Midwest, Audrey Dorélien, an assistant professor in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs speaks to how extreme heat can have negative impacts for pregnant women.

Law and Policy

Portrait of Professor Terry sitting outside with trees and grass in the background.
Expert Alert

New FTC guidelines for social media influencers

Christopher Terry with the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication is available to comment on the potential impact of a new ruling by the Federal Trade Commission on advertising disclosures by social media influencers.

Science and Technology

Sports and Recreation

Story Archive

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.