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About 20,000 students, or roughly half of the total undergraduate enrollment in the University of Minnesota system, will see no tuition increase in fiscal year 2017 under President Eric Kaler’s proposed operating budget.

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On Tuesday, May 17, the University of Minnesota hosts Minnesota Sparks in Mountain Iron, MN at the Mountain Iron Community Center. The event brings three University researchers – who are tackling the area’s most critical issues – into conversation with the community.

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Today, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler called the Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee’s bill a “very positive sign of the committee’s commitment to higher education and a demonstration of the University’s value to Minnesota.” The bill provides funding for four U of M priority projects, including full funding for three projects.

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Five hundred 6th, 7th and 8th grade students from Parkway Montessori & Community School on St. Paul’s east side have been participating in a new initiative designed to better engage them in their education and to help close the achievement gap. After a semester spent creating their own personal stories on video, they’ll be celebrating their successes at a special festival at Northrop Auditorium on May 4.

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Members of the University of Minnesota community and the public are invited to provide input on the University President Eric Kaler’s recommended FY17 Annual Operating Budget at a May 13 Budget Forum, following the Board of Regents meeting.

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A new study led by researchers at the University of Minnesota and Nantes University Hospital in France shows that the bacteria in people’s gut may predict their risk of life-threatening blood infections following high-dose chemotherapy.

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University of Minnesota researchers have figured out how some cells do an end-run on replication quality control — opening the door to developing new cancer-quashing treatments.

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Imagine interviewing the widower of school teacher/astronaut Christa McAuliffe on the 30th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. Or asking Jonas Salk's son what it was like growing up with the inventor of the first polio vaccine. Those are among the hundreds of stories captured by the 1,300 6th through 12th graders from across Minnesota who will descend upon the University of Minnesota for National History Day on May 1.

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Collaborative partnerships are helping to usher in a new era of energy planning, according to analysis released by researchers at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

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On Friday, April 29, the University of Minnesota partners with the Huffington Post to bring the #SleepRevolution College Tour to campus. The event, designed to showcase the importance of sleep among college students, will take place at the University Recreation and Wellness Center from 2–5 p.m.

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