College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota
College of Science and Engineering

News Releases

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Telltale traits of bacteria offer clues for improved colorectal cancer treatment, prevention

June 24, 2015

A new University of Minnesota research study at the intersection of math, genetics, microbiology, ecology and medicine has uncovered a telltale link between colorectal cancer and specific traits of bacteria found in the digestive tract. The findings could improve colorectal cancer treatment and prevention.

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Three named University of Minnesota Regents Professors

June 17, 2015

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents has named R. Lawrence Edwards, Vipin Kumar and Michael Osterholm Regents Professors. The designation is the highest level of recognition given to faculty by the University.

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Meeting global air quality guidelines could prevent 2.1 million deaths per year

June 16, 2015

Improving air quality—in clean and dirty places—could potentially avoid millions of pollution-related deaths each year.

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U of M research: Green Line study quantifies an increase in access to jobs since debut

June 15, 2015

New analysis from the University of Minnesota Accessibility Observatory quantifies an increase in access to jobs since the Green Line LRT and related bus network changes debuted a year ago.

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Flames, explosions and dancing bring 6,000 kids to campus for Energy and U shows May 18-22

May 18, 2015

Explosions, flames, rock music and screaming gummy bears—they’re all part of a unique and fun University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering outreach program that aims to interest elementary school students in science.

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Infant antibiotic use linked to adult diseases

May 13, 2015

A new study led by researchers at the University of Minnesota has found a three-way link among antibiotic use in infants, changes in the gut bacteria, and disease later in life.

CSE students honored at regional undergraduate research symposium

May 1, 2015

Five students from the College of Science & Engineering were among 104 students accepted to present research at the 2015 Winchell Undergraduate Research Symposium.

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects three U of M faculty to 2015 class

April 24, 2015

Three University of Minnesota professors have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies.

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CSE student receives Fulbright Award to continue tissue engineering research

April 21, 2015

A biomedical engineering student in the College of Science and Engineering is among seven seniors at the University of Minnesota who have been awarded grants to study and teach abroad following graduation by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

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Dark matter may not be completely dark after all

April 15, 2015

For the first time dark matter may have been observed interacting with other dark matter in a way other than through the force of gravity.

On July 1, 2010 the Institute of Technology changed its name to the College of Science and Engineering.