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I am grateful to Governor Dayton for his proposed increased investment in the University of Minnesota. We share a goal to maintain access and affordability for all qualified Minnesota students. With this funding, we will be able to freeze tuition for all Minnesota resident students for the next two years.

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On Feb. 25, 2015, the University of Minnesota announced a change in its approach to the use of suspect descriptions in Crime Alerts on the Twin Cities campus.

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The University of Minnesota today announced the selection of M.A. Mortenson Company as the construction manager for the upcoming construction of the University’s new Athletics Village.

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An independent review of human subjects research at the University of Minnesota has been completed. The report examines protections within research of human subjects with diminished functional abilities during the years 2011-2014.

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The University of Minnesota is a world-class research institution with a proud legacy of groundbreaking discoveries that have improved human health and our communities. Protection of human subjects and ethical behavior in that endeavor are of the highest importance.

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The Bell Museum of Natural History has brought together a local artist and University of Minnesota faculty to examine the reality of bird collisions with human-built structures. The exhibit highlights both the tragic loss of individual birds and the scientific analysis of whether this mortality affects overall bird populations.

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Feb. 25:  Frontiers in the environment: What do sustainability and happiness have in common?

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A first of its kind study conducted by researchers at the University of Minnesota and the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania has found that Republicans and Independents are more likely to disapprove of neuroscience-based legal reforms if the reforms are perceived as being too lenient on criminal defendants.

The finding is important because of the recent and extensive efforts to integrate neuroscience into the law in the new field of “neurolaw.”

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The University of Minnesota has selected the team that will lead the design of a new Bell Museum and Planetarium. Serving as lead architect on the project is the Minneapolis office of international architectural firm Perkins+Will.

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