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

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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.

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University of Minnesota part of new nationwide initiative to attract and retain first-year students to STEM majors

March 23, 2015

The University of Minnesota announced today that it is one of only 10 universities nationwide that are part of a new University Innovation Freshmen (#uifresh) initiative aimed at attracting and retaining more incoming students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

University of Minnesota selected as hub for NIH program to accelerate new inventions to the market

March 23, 2015

The University of Minnesota announced today it has been selected by the National Institutes of Health as one of three Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hub (REACH) sites nationally to promote commercialization and technology transfer in the life sciences and biomedical technology

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University of Minnesota student chapter of Engineers Without Borders receives national award

March 23, 2015

The University of Minnesota student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) has been awarded the 2015 EWB-USA National Premier Chapter Award.

Imperfect graphene opens door to better fuel cells

March 17, 2015

The honeycomb structure of pristine graphene is beautiful, but a national group of researchers has discovered that if the graphene naturally has a few tiny holes in it, you have a proton-selective membrane that could lead to improved fuel cells.

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Researchers produce detailed image of mysterious phenomena in a gigantic galaxy-cluster collision

March 11, 2015

A University of Minnesota astrophysicist is part of a national team of researchers that has produced the most detailed image yet of a fascinating region where clusters of hundreds of galaxies are colliding, creating a rich variety of mysterious phenomena visible only to radio telescopes.

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