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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 Law School’s Center for New Americans marks launch at September 30th event focusing on refugee children of Central America

The University of Minnesota Law School will mark the launch of its Center for New Americans on September 30, 2014, with a special presentation, "Saving Asylum: The Refugee Children of Central America," at 4 p.m., in room 25 (Lockhart Hall) at the Law School, 229 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis.

3 days ago

Amber Jones.

Jump-starting student research

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

2 months ago

U of M School of Social Work receives $1.28 million grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 

Children, adolescents, and young adults are faced with numerous barriers to receiving mental health and substance abuse services in the Twin Cities metro area. As a result, this region faces substantial health disparities, particularly among communities of color, that the Twin Cities workforce is currently unequipped to address.

4 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.

2 months ago

Bell Museum, St. Paul, Colombian Educators to Create Bilingual Science Programs

A team of educators from the Bell Museum of Natural History, the St. Paul Public School District, and Planetario de Medellín (Parque Explora), a planetarium in Medellín, Colombia are beginning a year-long program to develop science curricula for Spanish and English speakers. 

4 days ago

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