Today, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed the higher education funding bill, passed earlier this week by the Minnesota Legislature. On a biennial basis, the bill provides $30 million in new funding to the University of Minnesota Medical School, $22.2 million for operating costs to enable tuition relief and $1 million for Alzheimer's disease research. Additionally, a refinancing of bonds for TCF Bank Stadium will provide $10 million to begin planning for a new health sciences building.
The University of Minnesota Libraries’ Performing Arts Archives has been awarded $100,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to arrange, preserve, and describe the records of the Guthrie Theater (guthrietheater.org). The Libraries also will work with the Guthrie to create a sustainable plan for the future to preserve its 21st century materials, including digital records.
May 18, 2015
A University of Minnesota implementation team today released a draft work plan to ensure that the University’s human subjects research is conducted at the highest standards of science and ethics.
A draft work plan to advance the University of Minnesota’s human subjects research program will be available for public comment on the Advancing Human Subjects Research website beginning Monday, May 18.
May 11, 2015
The Carlson School of Management is launching a part-time version of its Master of Science in Business Analytics Program (MSBA) to provide area working professionals the skills needed to better harvest, process and analyze data.
New technology systems are up and running smoothly at the University of Minnesota, providing better service to nearly 100,000 students, faculty and staff.
The University’s Board of Regents received an update about the launch of these systems today.
May 8, 2015
The University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) will commemorate its fifth year with a Community Day open house from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 20 at 2001 Plymouth Avenue N. in Minneapolis. The event will feature tours, displays, research demonstrations, live music and free food.