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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

Student success, a healthy state and economic development drive U of M president’s biennial budget proposal

Supporting student success — with a two-year tuition freeze for University of Minnesota resident students and ensuring access to state-of-the-art education and research facilities — while keeping Minnesota one of the healthiest states nationwide and promoting statewide economic development are the goals of President Eric Kaler’s FY2016-17 biennial budget request.

2 days ago

Amber Jones.

Jump-starting student research

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

1 month ago

Extension launches 2014 Farm Bill dairy education seminars

University of Minnesota Extension and the Farm Service Agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture begin a series  of free dairy education seminars this month to help farmers make decisions brought about by the 2014 Farm Bill.  

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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

University of Minnesota celebrates national historic landmark honor on Sept. 12

The work of legendary chemistry professor Izaak M. Kolthoff in establishing the field of analytical chemistry as a scientific discipline has been named a 2014 American Chemical Society National Historic Chemical Landmark. This is only the second American Chemical Society landmark designation in the five-state region. In 2007, 3M was recognized for the invention of Scotch tape.

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