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U of M Giving

The evidence of air pollution in China is jarring at best. At worst, it's toxic. The U of M has been asked by the Chinese Academy of Sciences to help alleviate the problem. Professor David Pui and colleagues are finding creative solutions.

3 months ago

Student-designed winter light shows begin Dec. 5 at the University of Minnesota

Join the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering (CSE) during the first two weekends in December for a dazzling light show designed by students. The high-tech light show is bigger and better this year featuring more than 100,000 LED lights and laser projection set to music, some of which is written and recorded by University of Minnesota students.

23 hours ago

Amber Jones.

Jump-starting student research

The U’s McNair Scholars program prepares students to enter graduate and Ph.D. programs.

3 months ago

Full-day preschool linked to increased school readiness, reduced absences

Children who attended a full-day preschool program had higher scores on measures of school readiness skills (language, math, socio-emotional development, and physical health), increased attendance and reduced chronic absences compared to children who attended part-day preschool, according to a study by the Human Capital Research Collaborative (HCRC) at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Sch

3 days ago

Jordyn Reich, Karen Fiegen, Kira Erickson, Mary Ellen Berglund, and Crystal Compton.

Upward and Onward

Five College of Design students can lay claim to something typically reserved for astronauts—they’ve floated freely, miles above earth.

4 months ago

New study reveals why some people may be immune to HIV-1

Doctors have long been mystified as to why HIV-1 rapidly sickens some individuals, while in others the virus has difficulties gaining a foothold.

6 days ago

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