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How much do trees vary in the way they suck carbon dioxide from the air and use it to make roots, trunks, branches and leaves? The answer to that question is an important one because it has a huge impact on our ability to predict how destroying or creating forests influences climate change.

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Today, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities received the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

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In the latest “Planet of the Apes” movie, human aggression spurs chimpanzees into battle. Some researchers have made similar claims for real apes: that feeding chimpanzees bananas, or clearing their forest homes, causes them to be unusually violent. A recent analysis of data from all long-term chimpanzee study sites in Africa has found that is not the case.

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A special day presented by the U of M’s Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences will help kids who stutter and their families make connections with each other.

Family Fun Day for Kids Who Stutter will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 8:30 a.m. to noon in Shevlin Hall on the university’s east bank campus. Participants, kids (and friends and siblings) and parents alike, will have fun while:

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Up close with Alexmai Addo

September 15, 2014

Growing up in Liberia, Alexmai Addo never dreamed she would become student body president at the University of Minnesota Crookston.

Source: Giving.umn.edu

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A new online economic development tool, U.S. Cluster Mapping, can now map the nation’s top industry “clusters” by region, so that business and government leaders can work together to help those industries succeed in the global marketplace.

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Supporting student success — with a two-year tuition freeze for University of Minnesota resident students and ensuring access to state-of-the-art education and research facilities — while keeping Minnesota one of the healthiest states nationwide and promoting statewide economic development are the goals of President Eric Kaler’s FY2016-17 biennial budget request.

The Board of Regents reviewed Kaler’s proposal Sept. 11 and 12.

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After almost four years of planning and renovation the University of Minnesota is ready to show off its newly renovated St. Anthony Falls Laboratory (SAFL), a one-of-a-kind facility for environmental and energy research on Hennepin Island.

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University of Minnesota Extension and the Farm Service Agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture begin a series  of free dairy education seminars this month to help farmers make decisions brought about by the 2014 Farm Bill.  

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Eric Kaler and Halvor Hektoen.

President Eric Kaler recently completed a successful weeklong trip to Norway—the second international venture in his tenure at the U.

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