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The following is a statement from University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler following the Friday, April 17, 2015, New York Times story:

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Biological diversity brings beauty and variety to our lives and to the world around us. It also could be the key to keeping ecosystems strong, according to a new University of Minnesota study published April 17 in the journal Science.

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For the first time dark matter may have been observed interacting with other dark matter in a way other than through the force of gravity. Observations of colliding galaxies made with European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT) and the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have picked up the first intriguing hints about the nature of this mysterious component of the Universe.

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University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler testified before the Minnesota House Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee today, urging policymakers to increase new funding for the U of M over the next two years.

The following are excerpts from Kaler’s remarks to committee members as they weigh the higher education omnibus bill:

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The Minnesota House Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee revealed today its proposal for a zero percent increase in base funding for the University of Minnesota over the next two years.

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Three University of Minnesota health sciences professors and clinicians who conduct groundbreaking research voiced support for state investment in the U Medical School during today’s Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee hearing.

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What: U of M health sciences researchers address Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee
When: 2:00 – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 14
Where: Room 107, Minnesota State Capitol, 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul

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What: University of Minnesota’s Design of Medical Devices Conference
When: April 13-16, 2015
Where: The Commons Hotel, 615 Washington Ave. S.E., Minneapolis and University of Minnesota McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak St. SE, Minneapolis

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Below please find a list of University of Minnesota events that are coming up in the following weeks. For a full listing of events, click here.

 

April 10: Creative Writing Program Celebration

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Research published in the open access journal Microbiome offers new evidence for the success of fecal microbial transplantation (FMT) in treating severe Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), a growing problem worldwide that leads to thousands of fatalities every year.

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