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A Minnesota man contracted Lassa fever when traveling in West Africa. He was admitted to the hospital shortly after his arrival at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport earlier this month. U of M Family Medicine and Community Health's Jon Hallberg comments.

April 17, 2014

reuters.com

Diabetes is becoming increasingly common in the United States, but the risks of complications from the blood sugar disease have declined since 1990, according to a new study. U of M Department of Medicine's Elizabeth Seaquist comments.
Bloomberg
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-16/diabetes-cases-rise-in-u-s-as-c...

April 17, 2014

Star Tribune

Alumni, students, faculty and administrators at the University of Minnesota can take considerable pride in the mission statement that guides the institution. The Star Tribune editorial board writes on the Thursday appearance of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice at the U of M campus.

April 17, 2014

KMSP TV

Hundreds of faculty members from the University of Minnesota signed a petition to state their opposition to the impending visit of former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. U of M director of the Human Rights Program Barbara Frey and College of Liberal Arts professor Lisa Hilbink comment.

April 17, 2014

The Minnesota Daily

Emerald ash borers are destroying ecosystems across the state, and University of Minnesota researchers are asking for state funding to help stop them. U of M College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences interim dean Brian Buhr, and head of the Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology Department Susan Galatowitsch comment.

April 17, 2014

The Minnesota Daily

Until recently, University of Minnesota students didn’t have rights to their own work. That policy changed in February, but business and legal experts say it’s still important to be wary when sharing intellectual property, both before and after graduation. U of M Law School's Thomas Cotter and Carlson School of Management's Rand Park comment.

April 17, 2014

MinnPost

On April 21, the University of Minnesota will award an honorary doctorate to one of its own, Kate Millett (BA English, ’56). U of M alumna Arvonne Fraser reflects on the impact of Millett's work.

April 17, 2014

The Minnesota Daily

Gretchen Musicant, an alumna of the University of Minnesota School of Nursing and the School of Public Health, received the Gaylord Anderson Leadership Award last week for her work on state and city public health issues. U of M School of Public Health's Tara Anderson comments.

April 17, 2014

Pioneer Press

Pioneer Press' editorial board writes on the partnership between the University of Minnesota and Teach for America. U of M associate dean of Education and Human Development Deborah Dillon comments.

April 17, 2014

Star Tribune

An 18-year-old high school student being held for federal immigration authorities in the Sherburne County jail was repeatedly sexually assaulted last month by his cellmate, a registered sex offender serving time in the jail as a "boarder" from the Minnesota Department of Corrections. U of M Law School's Linus Chan comments.

April 17, 2014

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