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University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler will make a special trip to the Minnesota State Fair on Maroon & Gold Day, Sunday, Aug. 31st. Kaler will visit, among others, the new Driven to Discover Research Building, U of M Building, 4-H Building and the U’s Center for Sustainable Building Research and Cold Climate Housing Program in the Eco Experience.

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University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler and members of his senior leadership team will welcome students back to campus on Tuesday, Sept. 2, the first day of classes.

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The University of Minnesota Twin Cities will welcome thousands of new students to campus next week when first-year students move into their residence halls. Following two days of move-in on Aug. 25 and 26, the U will kick off its nationally renowned Welcome Week activities.

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The University of Minnesota is gearing up for the 2014 Great Minnesota Get-Together, showcasing an impressive 12-day schedule of events and exhibits that highlight the U’s research and outreach.

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The University of Minnesota announced today that it launched a record 15 startup companies based on discoveries and inventions by its researchers during the past year. These companies, which top the previous record of 14 companies in fiscal 2013, demonstrate the university’s commitment to bringing revolutionary discoveries to the market in key industries including medical technology and the environment.
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High retention rates, low debt burden and high graduate salaries are three reasons the University of Minnesota Twin Cities has been named a “rising star college” on Forbes magazine’s listing of America’s Best Colleges.

UMTC has climbed 435 spots since 2009 – to 108th in 2014 - the most by any college nationwide.

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The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project team finished second overall in the 2014 American Solar Challenge, an eight-day, 1,700-mile race that started in Austin, Texas on July 21 and ended at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis today.

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A University of Minnesota parking lot will transform into a unique finish line as collegiate solar cars from around the world complete the American Solar Challenge in Minneapolis on Monday, July 28.

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Pellets streaming out of a prescription pill capsule.

U student Julie Corradi is dedicated to halting the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs.

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Seventeen new research projects involving University of Minnesota researchers and more than 65 food industry partners have been awarded $3 million in funds through the U’s  MnDRIVE initiative, the university announced today.

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