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The University of Minnesota China Center welcomes Jon Huntsman former U.S. ambassador to China and twice-elected Utah governor, as keynote speaker at the annual Bob and Kim Griffin “Building U.S. - China Bridges Lecture.”

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The University of Minnesota is opening a new state-of-the-art Physics and Nanotechnology Building and is letting the public have a first look during an open house and public tours from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, 115 Union St. S.E., Minneapolis. Enjoy self-guided tours with faculty, staff and students at various stations throughout the building to answer questions.

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Metal statue of female sitting figure faces new Physics and Nanotechnology building.

The new Physics and Nanotechnology Building (PAN) serves the University’s School of Physics and Astronomy and Minnesota Nano Center.

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What does education look like in remote mountain villages where electricity is nonexistent or unreliable? How does a developing country seeking to grow its economy, boost tourism and expand its infrastructure do so sustainably? Earthducation Expedition 6 aims to find out — and share what it learns with teachers and students around the world.

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Four-hundred-and-fifty years after his birth, William Shakespeare remains a cultural giant. While the title of bard in centuries past represented all poets, today Shakespeare is recognizable simply as, “The Bard.” His works have inspired, brought tears and laughter, and been appreciated by untold millions, updated and adapted through the span of six centuries.

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Shawn Wilhelm working in mechanical lab

Cultivating student entrepreneurs

April 17, 2014

A U of M program takes the mystery out of commercializing technology helping a Ph.D. student design a new hydraulic pump with serious market potential.

Source: Business @ the U of M

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During the weekend of April 25-27, 2014, the University of Minnesota’s Law School and Humphrey School of Public Affairs will commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program with a series of public and private events. 

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Members of the University of Minnesota community and the public are invited to provide input on University President Eric Kaler’s recommended FY15 Annual Operating Budget at a May 9 Budget Forum, following the Board of Regents meeting.

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Chef Jason Champagne superimposed on collage of culinary and Chippewa symbols.

April 15, 2014

Jason Champagne aims to change Native American eating by teaching ancestral cooking traditions to children.

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A first-of-its-kind study by researchers at the University of Minnesota found that on average nationally, people of color are exposed to 38 percent higher levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) outdoor air pollution compared to white people.

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