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An Emerald Ash Borer


What happens when the trees disappear from the forest? A U of M collaboration is preparing for that scenario when—not if—it happens.

1 day ago

Media advisory: Interactive science exhibits and shows to draw 2,000 middle school students to U of M campus

Flying robots, rockets, a 12-foot walking sculpture, hovercrafts and shows with explosions are just a few of the things about 2,000 middle school students will see at the first-ever University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering (CSE) Expo from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday, April 25, Northrop Plaza and Church Street, University of Minnesota East Bank Campus.

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Chef Jason Champagne superimposed on collage of culinary and Chippewa symbols.

New eyes for Native food

Jason Champagne aims to change Native American eating by teaching ancestral cooking traditions to children.

1 week ago

Department of Art celebrates 45th Annual Iron Pour, organizer's retirement

The 45th Annual Iron Pour is scheduled to take place on Friday, April 25 from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., at the Regis Center for Art Foundry, University of Minnesota. Students and visiting artists will work together to perform an aesthetic, athletic, pyrotechnic event, pouring molten iron into sand molds to make cast iron sculptures.

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U of M President elected to 2014 Class of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

University of Minnesota President Eric W. Kaler has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious academic honorary societies, Don Randel, chair of the Academy’s Board of Directors, announced today.

6 hours ago

Male snowy owl being held.

Unusual patients

Oyster the sea turtle and an unnamed snowy owl get help with what ails them from the U’s Raptor Center and Veterinary Medical Center.

2 weeks ago

UMN in the News

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