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Fire, fertilizer and other human influences can hurt or help plant growth, but they only destabilize the ecosystem over time when they hurt plant diversity, according to a new University of Minnesota study.

April 17, 2015

MN Daily

As a queer Hmong woman, University of Minnesota graduate student Xay Yang said she has sometimes had difficulties navigating through life.

April 17, 2015

Star Tribune

University of Minnesota researchers overseeing a major drug trial in West Africa are having to play catch-up with the Ebola virus, which emerged there last year, killed thousands of people — and then retreated before researchers could test two experimental vaccines against it.

April 16, 2015

MN Daily

As more luxury housing options pop up near the University of Minnesota campus, school leaders are planning to revamp the institution’s student housing strategy, last updated in 2009. 

April 16, 2015
University of Minnesota leaders made their eleventh-hour pleas to state lawmakers Wednesday, requesting funds to hold tuition flat for some students over the next two years.
After lengthy debate, legislators in the House’s higher education committee passed a bill that would provide no extra funding for the University’s requested tuition freeze.
April 16, 2015
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Republicans in the Minnesota House have released a higher education bill that does not increase funding for the University of Minnesota.

April 14, 2015
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Top researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School made their case to legislators Tuesday for a $30 million infusion they say will help spur medical innovations and help develop cures for diseases such as HIV and prostate cancer.  

April 14, 2015

KSTP

With the help of the University of Minnesota, Kathy Hart, joined the National Kidney Registry Pair Exchanged Program in need of a kidney. 

April 14, 2015
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National Geographic

Equipped with new technology that can precisely identify the origin of obsidian tools—even down to a single lava vein in a specific volcano—scientists have come to believe that Arteni was a central component in what amounts to a far-reaching Paleolithic arms industry.

April 13, 2015

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