Media Alert: U of M Solar Vehicle Project to unveil new car July 11

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New car will compete in World Solar Challenge across the Australian Outback in October What: University of Minnesota solar car unveiling When: Noon-3 p.m. (Short program and unveiling at 12:15 p.m.), Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Where: Lind Hall Courtyard, University of Minnesota Minneapolis Campus, 207 Church St SE, Minneapolis; parking available in […]

U of M students release video of CT scans that will help them design prosthetic for injured sea turtle

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Students move another step forward in designing permanent solution for Seemore MINNEAPOLIS (07/07/2017) — University of Minnesota students designing a prosthetic for an injured sea turtle at SEA LIFE Aquarium at the Mall of America released a video of the CT scans that will help them create a permanent solution for the sea […]

International graduate student recognized as top teaching assistant

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Honor based on student evaluations of teaching For Taha Namazi, receiving the 2017 John Bowers Excellence in Teaching Assistance Award is comparable to a lifetime achievement award. Namazi began perfecting his teaching skills long before arriving at the University of Minnesota. Growing up in Iran, he was grading assignments for his mother’s […]

U of M engineering students to create prosthetic for injured sea turtle

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CT scan marks first step in helping Seemore a sea turtle from SEA LIFE at the Mall of America MINNEAPOLIS (06/16/2017) —  Seemore the Green Sea Turtle from SEA LIFE Aquarium at Mall of America was at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Hospital for a CT Scan on Friday, June 16 (World Sea […]

CSE by the numbers: Career outcomes

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The future continues to look bright for University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering graduates. The Class of 2017 is entering the work force with great internship and research experience. They are also typically among the highest paid bachelor’s degree graduates and many are finding jobs close to home continuing to […]

Students help NASA build eclipse tracker for livestream from space

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Ballooning Team students are participating in nationwide balloon launch to record the eclipse On Aug. 21, 2017, professional and amateur astronomers alike will be watching the skies for the first total solar eclipse in North America since 1979. Now, with the help of university students, NASA is offering a unique and safe […]

Scholarships encourage transfer student to solve renewable energy problems

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Hard work pushed her to new limits All her life, Mbathio Diagne has pondered the concept of renewable energy. Growing up in Dakar, Senegal, she was exposed to an energy-deprived environment coupled with constant power outages. The electrical engineering student, who moved to the United States two and a half years ago, […]

UMN Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers recognized for excellence

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The University of Minnesota chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) received the Outstanding Collegiate Section award at the SWE Region Conference this spring. This award, presented to only one chapter annually, honors a Collegiate Section that has been actively engaged on their campus, as well as on a regional and society […]

New innovation lab and support from 3M allow CSE freshmen to get creative

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Project-based inquiry course helps students to become better engineers When it comes to educating the next generation of engineers, most experts agree students are most creative and innovative when they get their hands dirty, make things, and learn through hands-on, project-based courses. That creativity and innovation far exceeded the expectations of Lorraine Francis, […]

Summer interns help save businesses resources and money

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MnTAP interns have helped save Minnesota companies $10.5 million Everyone knows that summer internships can help students gain real-world, professional experience, but few people know that one University of Minnesota internship program has helped businesses save an unbelievable amount of resources and money. Since its inception in 1985, more than 200 interns […]