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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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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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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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The work of legendary chemistry professor Izaak M. Kolthoff in establishing the field of analytical chemistry as a scientific discipline has been named a 2014 American Chemical Society National Historic Chemical Landmark. This is only the second American Chemical Society landmark designation in the five-state region. In 2007, 3M was recognized for the invention of Scotch tape.

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Exploitation, violence and brutality play key operational roles in the juvenile sex trafficking business models in Minneapolis, according to a new study released today by Lauren Martin, director of research for the University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC), and Alexandra Pierce, president of Othayonih Research.

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The University of Minnesota Board of Regents will discuss for the first time President Eric Kaler’s proposed 2015 legislative budget request and the new Twin Cities campus strategic plan when they meet September 11 and 12.

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Challenge extended and challenge accepted as University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler will be doused with a cooler full of ice water during the second quarter of this Saturday’s Gopher game against Middle Tennessee State University as part of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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If you could look down from miles above the Earth’s surface and peer beneath the land’s surface, what would you see?

You would see, Jay Famiglietti says, that stores of groundwater in many parts of the world are declining. Most of that decline is the result of over-pumping, especially for agricultural irrigation.

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Please find below a list of select upcoming University of Minnesota-related events taking place in the coming weeks. For the full U of M events calendar, visit events.umn.edu. 

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