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News Releases

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University of Minnesota opens new state-of-the-art Physics and Nanotechnology Building

April 21, 2014

The University of Minnesota is opening a new state-of-the-art Physics and Nanotechnology Building and is letting the public have a first look during an open house and public tours from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, 115 Union St. S.E., Minneapolis.

Groundbreaking nationwide study finds that people of color live in neighborhoods with more air pollution than whites

April 15, 2014

A first-of-its-kind study by researchers at the University of Minnesota found that on average nationally, people of color are exposed to 38 percent higher levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) outdoor air pollution compared to white people.

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University of Minnesota to host world's largest medical devices conference April 8-10

April 7, 2014

Medical device leaders from around the world in both industry and academia will converge at the University of Minnesota’s 13th annual Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD) April 8-10.

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CSE student receives prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

March 26, 2014

A University of Minnesota–Twin Cities undergraduate student has been named a 2014 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, and two students have received honorable mentions in the competition.

CSE faculty/staff receive University 2014 teaching and advising awards

March 25, 2014

Several faculty and staff members within the College of Science and Engineering (CSE) have recently received University of Minnesota teaching and advising awards.

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University of Minnesota is co-leader of team that has discovered evidence of the “first tremors of the Big Bang”

March 17, 2014

New data from a nationwide team of researchers gives direct evidence of the “first tremors of the Big Bang” providing groundbreaking new information about the earliest beginnings of our universe.

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University of Minnesota Professor Sachin Sapatnekar Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Research

March 14, 2014

University of Minnesota professor Sachin Sapatnekar has been awarded the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA)'s University Research Award, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to semiconductor research.

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Eleven U of M start-ups addressing social and environmental problems win 2014 Acara Challenge

February 27, 2014

Eleven teams of student entrepreneurs from across the University of Minnesota have been selected winners of the 2014 Acara Challenge, a competition co-sponsored by the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment and the College of Science and Engineering.

Two University of Minnesota faculty members receive prestigious Sloan Research Fellowships

February 18, 2014

Two University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering faculty members have been awarded prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships. Jake Bailey, assistant professor of earth sciences, and Kai-Wen Lan, assistant professor of mathematics, are among this year’s winners announced today.

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New research study shows that male Pinterest users are more interested in art than cars

February 12, 2014

Male users of Pinterest pin more content about photography, art, design, and home decor than sports, technology and cars, says a new study by researchers at the University of Minnesota and Georgia Tech.

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