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Join the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering (CSE) during the first two weekends in December for a dazzling light show designed by students. The high-tech light show is bigger and better this year featuring more than 100,000 LED lights and laser projection set to music, some of which is written and recorded by University of Minnesota students.

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Math plus science equals a day of fun and learning for the whole family at the University of Minnesota’s annual Math and Science Family Fun Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the University’s Coffman Union, 300 Washington Ave. S.E., Minneapolis. The event is free and open to the public. Free U of M string backpacks will be given away to the first 1,000 kids while supplies last.

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As part of the University of Minnesota’s 2016-2017 biennial budget request to the Minnesota Legislature, the University is seeking $6.25 million for the Initiative for Sustainable Mining Solutions. The Initiative will develop the tools, resources and expertise needed to assist short- and long-term research concerning mining technologies, human health and safety and Minnesota’s environment.

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The annual “Open Doors” report on international and study abroad students shows that the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus continues to rank in the top 20 in both categories, according to a release by the Institute of International Education (IIE) on Monday.

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

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To foster an exchange of culture, education and sport, the University of Minnesota is hosting 10 Chinese Olympic and world champion athletes and one Olympic-level coach as part of the CHINA CHAMPIONS program (CCP). The participants arrived in mid October and are now settled in to a routine.

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The Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center (MAISRC) is seeking input from the public to help guide its future research. Lakeshore property owners, anglers, watershed district board members and other concerned citizens are encouraged to submit their thoughts on the most pressing research needs for preventing or reversing the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) throughout the state.

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

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The University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus ranks No. 29 in the inaugural “Best Global Universities” rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report.

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A University of Minnesota-based team has been selected as one of 11 finalists in the $2.25 million Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE, a global competition to develop breakthrough medical sensing technologies that will ultimately enable faster diagnoses and easier personal health monitoring.

The Golden Gopher Magnetic Biosensing Team has developed a handheld device, named “z-Lab,” that can detect a number of infections and health indicators with a single drop of blood or urine.

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