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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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Jordyn Reich, Karen Fiegen, Kira Erickson, Mary Ellen Berglund, and Crystal Compton.

July 16, 2014

Five College of Design students can lay claim to something typically reserved for astronauts—they’ve floated freely, miles above earth.

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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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The Minnesota Population Center (MPC) is excited to announce the winners of its annual IPUMS Research Awards. The awards honor the best of 2013’s published research and self-nominated graduate student papers that used MPC data to advance or deepen our understanding of social and demographic processes.

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Conversion of grasslands to agricultural fields across Southeastern Minnesota is increasing groundwater nitrate contamination in private drinking water wells according to a new study by researchers with the University of Minnesota and the Natural Capital Project.

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University of Minnesota President Eric W. Kaler today signed a contract extension to continue his presidency through June 30, 2020. The University’s Board of Regents approved the extension after a discussion and unanimous vote today.

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A first-ever global census of Adélie penguins shows that the population is 3.79 million breeding pairs or 53 percent larger than previously estimated. Adélie penguins have long been considered a key indicator species to monitor and understand the effects of climate change and fishing in the Southern Ocean.

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More than 445,000 University of Minnesota alumni make a difference at the University, in Minnesota and across the globe. The University of Minnesota Alumni Association (UMAA) will share how in its annual update to the Board of Regents Wednesday, July 9.

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See a solar car built by University of Minnesota science and engineering students and wish the team luck on their upcoming cross-country race at the University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project Open House from 10 a.m.-noon on Tuesday, July 8, at the team’s shop University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus, Engineering and Fisheries Laboratory, 1995 Fitch Ave., St. Paul.

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Jim du Bois, president and chief executive officer of Minnesota Broadcasters Association, has been elected chair of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association’s Board of Directors for 2014-15. He is the 78th chair in the organization’s 110-year history.

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