Today, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed the higher education funding bill, passed earlier this week by the Minnesota Legislature. On a biennial basis, the bill provides $30 million in new funding to the University of Minnesota Medical School, $22.2 million for operating costs to enable tuition relief and $1 million for Alzheimer's disease research. Additionally, a refinancing of bonds for TCF Bank Stadium will provide $10 million to begin planning for a new health sciences building.
Tales about “the one that got away” will provide valuable data for managing fisheries resources, thanks to a new initiative by the University of Minnesota and the app company iFish.
The University of Minnesota Libraries’ Performing Arts Archives has been awarded $100,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to arrange, preserve, and describe the records of the Guthrie Theater (guthrietheater.org). The Libraries also will work with the Guthrie to create a sustainable plan for the future to preserve its 21st century materials, including digital records.
Reuben Harris, Ph.D, was selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) as an HHMI Investigator and will receive the flexible support necessary to progress his research in creative new directions.
Losses in poultry production and related businesses due to avian influenza are estimated at $309.9 million in Greater Minnesota, according to a newly released emergency economic impact analysis from University of Minnesota Extension.
May 18, 2015
A University of Minnesota implementation team today released a draft work plan to ensure that the University’s human subjects research is conducted at the highest standards of science and ethics.
A draft work plan to advance the University of Minnesota’s human subjects research program will be available for public comment on the Advancing Human Subjects Research website beginning Monday, May 18.
May 13, 2015
A new study led by researchers at the University of Minnesota has found a three-way link among antibiotic use in infants, changes in the gut bacteria, and disease later in life. The imbalances in gut microbes, called dysbiosis, have been tied to infectious diseases, allergies and other autoimmune disorders, and even obesity, later in life.