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An elderly male patient with Parkinson’s disease grasps a walker.

Taming Tremors

A U medical team delivers precision stimulation to the brain, relieving the debilitating symptoms of disorders like Parkinson’s disease.

3 weeks ago

Minnesota Population Center announces annual IPUMS Research Awards

The Minnesota Population Center (MPC) is excited to announce the winners of its annual IPUMS Research Awards. The awards honor the best of 2014’s published research and self-nominated graduate student papers that used MPC data to advance or deepen our understanding of social and demographic processes.

11 hours ago

Girl smiling in classroom

Department of Food Science and Nutrition

Morrine Omolo is committed to mentoring young girls, especially those interested in science, technology, engineering, and math education (STEM) fields.

1 month ago

Groundbreaking celebration planned for new bee and pollinator research lab

The U of M will begin construction later this year on a new, 10,500-square-foot lab facility which will house bee research, led by world-renowned bee expert Marla Spivak. The existing lab is outdated and in poor condition; the new lab will include space for training new scientists as well as conducting ongoing research.

2 days ago

Math on chalkboard

The Minnesota Medical Foundation

Mathematicians have emerged as some of medicine’s greatest unsung heroes, shedding light on complex biological processes, all to improve patient health.

1 month ago

U of M offers first of its kind institute on textbook affordability and open textbooks

Using open textbooks can save students hundreds of dollars per semester. Making faculty aware that they are an option, though, remains a challenge, which is why the University of Minnesota is hosting the first meeting of its Open Textbook Network (OTN), Aug. 5-7.

2 days ago

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