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New online portal to show admission trends at UMN’s Graduate School

Published August 3, 2018

Administrators in the University of Minnesota’s Graduate School are designing a data portal in an effort to make student information more transparent and accessible. The portal, which will be available...

Illustrated by Cedar Thomas

Mouse engineered at UMN brings in $1 million

Published July 25, 2018

A mouse engineered to help treat a type of cancer has brought the University of Minnesota over $1 million in revenue over the last 15 years. Researchers engineered the mouse to develop a type of bone marrow...

Eric Middleton trains at a playground on the Saint Paul campus on Monday, July 16. Middleton is participating in American Ninja Warrior Season 10.

University student competes on “American Ninja Warrior”

Published July 20, 2018

When he is not collecting insects and researching the habitats of bugs, University of Minnesota graduate student Eric Middleton can be found climbing walls, swinging from ropes and jumping over obstacles.  In...

UMN researchers attacking cancer cells with nanotechnology

Published July 13, 2018

Researchers in the University of Minnesota's Department of Medicinal Chemistry are utilizing nanotechnology as an immunotherapy method to help eradicate cancer cells. Having successfully eradicated tumors...

University architects work with other schools to provide aid to Puerto Rico

Published July 6, 2018

Researchers from the University of Minnesota are working with a university in Puerto Rico to change the way universities react to communities that have been affected by natural disasters.  Design...

Illustration by Harry Steffenhagen

University research project is exploring human impact on the Mississippi River

Published June 27, 2018

Groups from Minnesota and Germany are collaborating on a research project to explore the history and culture of the people who have impacted the Mississippi River. The Weisman Art Museum hosted a symposium...

Bison roam Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserves oak savannas as part of a new program to restore the savannas on Sunday, June 17.

Herd of bison to restore threatened ecosystem at UMN nature reserve

Published June 18, 2018

A herd of bison was brought to a University of Minnesota nature reserve last week in an effort to restore a threatened ecosystem.  On June 13, the herd of 32 two-year-old bulls was released into the...

The Universitys Board of Regents talk at a meeting on June 10, 2016.

UMN Regents respond to student government disputed election process

Published June 18, 2018

The University of Minnesota's Board of Regents have refused to accept the elected student representatives to the board for the upcoming academic year.  A letter sent last week from the Office of the...

Nurse Anesthetist Ted Spiess, who is in recovery from opioid addiction, speaks at the school of nursings event, Nurse Anesthetists Respond: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Moos Tower.

Nurse anesthetists learn methods for addressing national opioid crisis

Published June 12, 2018

The University of Minnesota Twin Cities School of Nursing hosted a statewide conference on Saturday that taught nurse anesthetists ways to combat the national opioid epidemic.  Topics included various...

C-SPIN Director Jiang-Ping Wang stands in front of a homemade, modified manufacture semiconductor device system in Keller Hall on Thursday, May 31. The machine completes the action that its name describes—manufactures semiconductor devices.

Researchers hope to continue UMN spintronics research

Published June 12, 2018

Researchers at the University of Minnesota are searching for funding to extend a spintronics research program that concluded this past year.  Center of Spintronic Materials, Interfaces and Novel Architectures...

Student governments dispute representatives to Regents selection process

Published May 13, 2018

Ongoing disagreements between University of Minnesota student governments regarding the selection process of representatives to the Board of Regents has caused debates about the future of the process. On...

Members of COGS vote for the new leadership positions within the group in Tate Hall on Monday, April 30.

Student government leaders clash over Regents representative process

Published May 2, 2018

The Council of Graduate Students held its last general assembly meeting of the semester Monday night, electing a representative to the Board of Regents and deviating from the traditional joint selection...

Students and faculty present at first-ever IPID research symposium

Published April 23, 2018

Presentations covering new research on sustainability, conservation methods and diversity — among other topics — were given Friday afternoon at a first-of-its-kind symposium at the University of Minnesota. The...

Gophers football players wore ribbons on their helmets in support of MSAs It Ends Here campaign during the spring game on April 12 at TCF Bank Stadium.

UMN student government campaign partners with Gophers football

Published April 13, 2018

The giant screen at TCF Bank Stadium flashed footage of University of Minnesota students, athletes and coaches sharing their thoughts on campus sexual misconduct as hundreds of fans looked on Thursday...