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CBC News

A University of Minnesota professor and his team endured whiteouts and snow flurries as they trekked through the High Arctic to document how communities are finding solutions in the face of climate change.

 

May 6, 2016
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Mankato Free Press

Vox

A recent analysis of survey data from more than 100,000 Americans, co-authored by Emory University's Emily Bianchi and the University of Minnesota's Kathleen Vohs, finds that the rich spend significantly less time socializing than low-income Americans. On average, they spend 6.4 fewer evenings per year in social situations.

May 5, 2016

Star Tribune

In Minnesota, 670,000 people act as unpaid caregivers to loved ones — a challenging trend that's only expected to grow. 

May 3, 2016

Star Tribune

U nursing school is studying the effectiveness of Healthsense monitors with Alzheimer's and dementia.   

May 3, 2016

KARE 11

Incoming freshmen at the University of Minnesota may need an average ACT score of 28 under a plan approved by the Board of Regents.

May 2, 2016

Austin Daily Herald

A recent research study by Dr. Edward “Ted” Hinchcliffe of The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota, and his team is providing insight into the regulation of chromosome segregation and the mechanisms used by cells to prevent them from forming tumors.

May 2, 2016

KSTP

Sleep Number visited the University of Minnesota Friday to show students the importance of a good night’s sleep using virtual reality.

April 29, 2016

Twin Cities Business Magazine

A year and a half ago, Roy Thurston was promoted to quality manager at New Flyer of America, a bus manufacturer in Crookston. Last summer he went back to college, via his computer. Thurston is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in quality management entirely online from the University of Minnesota at Crookston.

April 29, 2016

MPR 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.

April 29, 2016

MPR News

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.

April 28, 2016

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