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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.

1 month ago

U of M President Kaler responds to Minnesota House DFL members' announcement regarding tuition freeze initative

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler today praised an initiative by the DFL members of the Minnesota House of Representatives to freeze tuition for Minnesota resident students for another two years.

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Amber Jones.

Jump-starting student research

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

1 month ago

Engineers show light can play seesaw at the nanoscale

University of Minnesota electrical engineering researchers have developed a unique nanoscale device that for the first time demonstrates mechanical transportation of light. The discovery could have major implications for creating faster and more efficient optical devices for computation and communication.

1 day 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.

2 months ago

Research Shines New Light on Links Among Tree Growth, Climate and Carbon

How much do trees vary in the way they suck carbon dioxide from the air and use it to make roots, trunks, branches and leaves? The answer to that question is an important one because it has a huge impact on our ability to predict how destroying or creating forests influences climate change.

6 days ago

UMN in the News

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