UMN in the News
A University of Minnesota professor is in the midst of a 170-mile trek across the arctic, sharing tidbits about life in the polar region in real time with the rest of the world.
MPR News host Kerri Miller spoke with Shawn Klein, the philosopher behind the Sports Ethicist blog, and Mary Jo Kane, director of the University of Minnesota Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, about ethics and pro sports.
After years of advocacy, a welcome new asset is on its way to the east metro. Groundbreaking last week celebrated the effort that will bring the Bell Museum and Planetarium to the corner of Larpenteur and Cleveland avenues in Falcon Heights in 2018.
Rochester is one of five Minnesota cities chosen to take part in a partnership with German cities that is focused on advancing environmentally friendly energy solutions.
The University of Minnesota Health Clinics and Surgery Center in Minneapolis, which opened earlier this year, was inspired by the Apple Store, designed to be more experience than ambulatory site.
“New models of care require new models of learning,” Dr. Mark Rosenberg, vice dean for education at the University of Minnesota medical school, said in a recent interview. That’s why the university is asking the Legislature for $67 million to build a new health sciences center on the Minneapolis campus.
On Thursday, older adults in Fergus Falls will be receiving free screening for peripheral artery disease (PAD) at the Lake Region Healthcare's Community Health Expo. The screening is part of a three-year initiative by the University of Minnesota School of Nursing to build awareness and increase screening and treatment for the disease in Greater Minnesota.
The College of Biological Sciences greenhouse is showing its age and the university is hoping that the current state Legislature will help fund a $6.6 million replacement through its bonding bill.
The Fed does what it wants and plays favorites. And as a result it's lost the trust of the American people. That is the stark view the central bank's actions in the wake of the financial crisis by Lawrence Jacobs, a public policy expert at the University of Minnesota.
It sounds like it would be one of the best things you could ever hear—"You are now cancer-free." But for many, life after cancer isn't as idyllic as it sounds.