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Students watching the solar eclipse on Monday. Students viewed the April 8 solar eclipse in different ways, from viewing it at a University observatory to traveling into its path of totality for the maximum eclipse experience.

UMN students observe rare solar eclipse in Minnesota

by Amirah Razman
Published April 8, 2024

People across the country observed a rare solar eclipse on Monday with a path of totality, which provides the maximum viewing experience, spanning over 15 states.  Most of Minnesota observed a partial...

Graduate students and professionals chart a greener future with a new certificate in sustainability leadership.

UMN offers a Graduate Certificate in Sustainability Leadership

by Samantha Siedow
Published April 4, 2024
Bridging disciplines, the Sustainable Environmental, Social and Governance Leadership certificate was created in response to a growing demand for sustainability practice education.
Rahel Nardos with Tinen Iles and the student engineering team holding presenting their new pelvic floor surgical device. Current pelvic floor tools used in low-income countries like Ethiopia are outdated and difficult to use, causing serious health risks.

UMN surgeon creates new pelvic floor device

by Olivia Hines
Published April 2, 2024
Rahel Nardos partnered with UMN students and faculty to develop an affordable, reusable and sustainable surgical tool for pelvic floor prolapses in low-income countries.
Photo of Karen Diver, senior advisor to the president on Native American Affairs. Drafted the Indigenous Research policy. The policy requires researchers to obtain consent from Indigenous peoples and creates a reciprocal relationship between the University and its tribal partners.

UMN considers new policy on Indigenous research

by Logan Anderson
Published April 1, 2024
The policy turns existing guidelines on University research involving Indigenous peoples into an official policy, the first of its kind at any university.
Narrative exposure therapy emphasizes not losing connection to the present while engaging in the reliving of past trauma.

UMN and Malaysian colleagues create virtual therapy curriculum for refugees

by Emma Walytka
Published March 30, 2024
The virtual curriculum uses narrative exposure therapy, where the patient is instructed to narrate traumatic experiences over a series of multiple events, through reliving the emotions.
A wolf fitted with a GPS collar. Location unknown.

UMN experts say wolves are not cause of decrease in deer population

by Logan Anderson
Published March 27, 2024
Hunters for Hunters, a lobbying group, is pushing for wolves to be delisted from the Endangered Species Act after a poor deer hunting season.
Aerial view of the main plant growth facilities. The University continues to update and improve the facilities for both teaching and research.

Nurturing innovation: A closer look at UMN’s Plant Growth Facilities

by Samantha Siedow
Published March 26, 2024
The University of Minnesota’s horticulture program is one of the oldest in the United States with some of the most cutting-edge facilities to boot.
Members of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on State Capitol Day in Minnesota. April 9 is State Capitol Day, a day to advocate for new legislation surrounding mental health.

The American Foundation Suicide Prevention: Providing resources and advocacy opportunities

by Emma Walytka
Published March 24, 2024
The Minnesota chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention shares upcoming events and organizational missions.
From left to right, Yolanda Hester, a public historian, speaks to Margarita Montalvo, a renowned Cuban sculptor, with second-year student Liliane Sojos-Ortiz listening on the right.

UMN program offers first-year students guided research opportunity

by Samantha Siedow
Published March 23, 2024
CLA students are introduced to research with the Dean’s First-year Research and Creative Scholars Program, an invitation-only mentorship and scholarship program.
The University of Minnesota’s Disability Resource Center office in the McNamara Alumni Center on Jan. 20, 2022. Accommodations remain a politically charged and important process.

How to get University disability accommodations

by Sam Hill
Published March 18, 2024
The University of Minnesota is continuing to expand academic accessibility and address student mental health through accommodations.

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