October 9, 2015
The University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents today approved a non-binding Letter of Intent to explore combining Fairview Health Services and University of Minnesota Physicians (UMP) into a fully integrated academic health system called University of Minnesota Health.
October 8, 2015
Four research projects will receive $1.24 million in funding via the Minnesota Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center (MITPPC) at the University of Minnesota, a critical step in finding new techniques and technologies to more effectively manage invasive species in Minnesota’s forests, prairies and agriculture.
October 8, 2015
From the plight of Syrian refugees crossing Europe to the battle against human trafficking in Minnesota, issues of human rights span the globe and are highlighted daily by news headlines. Now a new graduate degree program at the University of Minnesota will prepare students to address these complex challenges, working as human rights professionals engaged in research, policy analysis, and advocacy.
Following a reaccreditation site visit in June, the University of Minnesota has received notice from the Council on Accreditation of the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) that the status of its Human Research Protection Program is “Reaccreditation Pending.”
October 2, 2015
The University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents will review and act on initial plans, including schematic designs and financing, for the U of M’s Athletics Village project next week.
Forty years ago peregrine falcons were at a low point worldwide — their eggshells thinned by the pesticide DDT. Today, the fierce raptors are an emblem for successful wildlife reintroductions. Their dramatic turnaround is highlighted in the newest exhibition at the University of Minnesota’s Bell Museum.
October 1, 2015
A diverse coalition of public and private colleges and universities, including Carleton College, University of Minnesota and St. Olaf College, is coming together with the goal of improving the college admission application process for all students. The Coalition is developing a free platform of online tools to streamline the experience of planning for and applying to college.
September 29, 2015
Today, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities was honored with the 2015 Active Minds Healthy Campus Award, recognizing the University as one of the healthiest campuses in the nation. The award celebrates U.S. colleges and universities that are prioritizing health and demonstrating innovation and excellence in promoting student well-being.
September 28, 2015
More than 135 people, including legislators, alumni, University leaders, and faculty are scheduled to attend an invitation-only Tate Science and Teaching ceremonial groundbreaking.