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May 15, 2013
LifeScience Alley and the University of Minnesota Medical Devices Center announce the launch of a joint second year Innovation Fellowship, with work beginning in September 2013.
May 7, 2013
The University of Minnesota Department of Civil Engineering’s cavernous Structural Engineering Laboratory has been renamed in honor of Professor Emeritus Theodore Galambos to recognize his more than 40 years of ground-breaking contributions to the University and Engineering and civil engineering.
April 26, 2013
University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering professor Renata Wentzcovitch has been elected a 2013 Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies.
April 24, 2013
Azwinndini Muronga has been awarded the Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals in recognition of his involvement in developing opportunities for young African scientists and efforts in promoting the study of science to the South African public.
April 23, 2013
Researchers from the University of Minnesota and Georgia Tech have released the first-ever study of Pinterest that gives new insight into the activity on the popular social networking site. The study’s findings could have implications for both academia and product marketers.
April 16, 2013
2010 Nobel Prize winner in physics Andre Geim will share his story about his discovery of graphene in a special lecture entitled “A Random Walk to Graphene” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2 at the University of Minnesota Tate Laboratory of Physics, Room 150, 116 Church St. S.E., Minneapolis.
April 12, 2013
More than 100 students will participate in the 10th Annual Science Quiz Bowl on Sunday, April 14, from 1-8 p.m.
April 11, 2013
University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering student groups will help about 125 Boy Scouts earn merit badges in science and engineering at a special day-long event 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13.
April 9, 2013
Long-time University of Minnesota chemistry professor Chris Cramer has been appointed as the College of Science and Engineering’s new associate dean for academic affairs.
April 9, 2013
Professor Zhi-Li Zhang (computer science and engineering) is among five University-wide recipients of the 2013 Distinguished McKnight Professorship, which recognizes and rewards the University’s most outstanding mid-career faculty.