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U testing Ebola vax in Liberia

Jessie Bekker
February 18, 2015

University of Minnesota researchers are injecting Liberians with defective strains of live Ebola as part of a trial for a new vaccine. Researchers plan to test two vaccines — a live strain and a...

Young leaders take reins

Allison Kronberg
February 12, 2015

People too young to vote, have their own insurance or order something from an infomercial are proving they aren’t too young to have a voice in climate change efforts — even legal ones. Akilah...

Researcher links Ebola to forests

Ethan Nelson
February 3, 2015

A University of Minnesota researcher’s recent work may have found a link between deforestation and the ongoing Ebola epidemic. As large corporations have spent the past two decades cutting down large...

Greenland melt could raise seas

Allison Kronberg
January 26, 2015

Research aided by the University of Minnesota published last Wednesday found that meltwater on the surface of Greenland’s glaciers moves through cracks, gets trapped beneath the ice and creates lakes...

U researchers discover new meltwater trapped beneath Greenland ice sheets

Allison Kronberg
January 21, 2015

Greenland is composed of about 80 percent ice, but atmospheric warming is causing it to melt. And, according to research published Wednesday in Nature, it’s melting from the bottom and the top. The...

U and Tufts team up, trek the globe to prevent pandemics

Kelsey Christensen
December 1, 2014

Pandemics are always a threat, but sometimes their reality doesn’t sink in until there is a new outbreak. This year’s Ebola crisis, the virus’s largest outbreak ever, is just the latest...

Nursing students guide path for Ebola volunteers in Liberia

Haley Madderom
November 24, 2014

As health volunteers pack up and head to an Ebola clinic in a small Liberian village this month and next, a group of University of Minnesota nursing students are constructing maps of the place, which is...

Roey Gilad, Israel's Consul General to the Midwest, speaks to Univeristy students about current affairs in the Middle East in Coffman Union Tuesday afternoon.

Eventful week brings campus discussion of Israel and Palestine into focus

John Thomas
November 12, 2014

Events this week across the University of Minnesota’s campus have highlighted the conflict and connection between Israel and Palestine. University groups Students Supporting Israel and Students for...

Independent entity to ease international relations

Jessie Bekker
October 29, 2014

The University of Minnesota is working to protect itself from hitting bumps in the legal system when conducting research overseas. Following the lead of other higher education institutions, University...

Leagues away from home

Betsy Helfand
October 29, 2014

In the second month of her freshman year, Titania Markland called her grandparents in tears. Like many freshmen, she was homesick. But unlike some of Markland’s peers, her family doesn’t live...