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

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Cross-country solar car race to end at the University of Minnesota on Monday, July 28

July 24, 2014

A University of Minnesota parking lot will transform into a unique finish line as collegiate solar cars from around the world complete the American Solar Challenge in Minneapolis on Monday, July 28.

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Open house showcases Maple River aqueduct model built by University of Minnesota researchers

July 22, 2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting an open house to showcase the Maple River aqueduct physical model built by the University of Minnesota.

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University of Minnesota celebrates major milestone in completion of neutrino detector in northern Minnesota

July 22, 2014

The University of Minnesota reaches a major milestone this week when it celebrates the completion of its role in building a 14,000-ton detector in northern Minnesota that could yield crucial information about the early moments of the Universe.

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Transdisciplinary awards fund projects targeting grand challenges

July 15, 2014

Several UMN College of Science and Engineering faculty members were among the recipients of Transdisciplinary Research Program awarded by the University's Office for the Vice President for research.

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New study finds that Adélie penguin population is on the rise

July 9, 2014

A first-ever global census of Adélie penguins shows that the population is 3.79 million breeding pairs or 53 percent larger than previously estimated.

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U of M solar car team hosts July 8 Open House before race across America that ends in Minneapolis

July 8, 2014

See a solar car built by University of Minnesota science and engineering students and wish the team luck on their upcoming cross-country race at the University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project Open House.

New study uses blizzard to measure wind turbine airflow

June 24, 2014

A first-of-its-kind study by researchers at the University of Minnesota (UMN) using snow during a Minnesota blizzard is giving researchers new insight into the airflow around large wind turbines.

University of Minnesota receives $12 million grant for energy research

June 23, 2014

The University of Minnesota announced today that it has been awarded a $12 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to lead an Energy Frontier Research Center aimed at accelerating scientific breakthroughs in energy research.

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University of Minnesota receives NSF grant to boost student innovation and entrepreneurship

June 20, 2014

The University of Minnesota announced today that it has received a National Science Foundation I-Corps Site award, a grant aimed at helping science and engineering students and faculty to identify the commercial potential of their discoveries and test those ideas in the marketplace.

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New research using satellite images reveals that emperor penguins are more willing to relocate than previously thought

June 20, 2014

A new study led by the University of Minnesota offers new insights on the long-term future of emperor penguins by showing that the penguins may be behaving in ways that allow them to adapt to their changing environment better than we expected.

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