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

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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.

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University of Minnesota hosts world's largest medical devices conference April 13-16

April 13, 2015

Medical device leaders from around the world in both industry and academia will converge at the University of Minnesota’s 14th annual Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD) April 13-16 at The Commons Hotel, 615 Washington Ave. S.E., Minneapolis.

New evidence supports success of fecal transplants in treatment of Clostridium difficile infection

April 9, 2015

Research published in the open access journal Microbiome offers new evidence for the success of fecal microbial transplantation (FMT) in treating severe Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), a growing problem worldwide that leads to thousands of fatalities every year.

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U of M lecture explores impact of 'citizen scientists' on research

April 2, 2015

This engaging lecture entitled ?Zooniverse and Beyond: How Crowdsourcing Science is Solving Big Data Problems in Astronomy,? highlights how average people can make an impact on complex scientific research.

Four University of Minnesota students named 2015 Goldwater Scholars

April 2, 2015

Four undergraduates in the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have been named 2015 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars.

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