News

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Medical-Health Technology

New research outlines future for developing oral medicines that work more efficiently

Posted April 18, 2018

Researchers at the University of Minnesota and The Dow Chemical Company have joined forces to tackle one of the biggest challenges in health care—how to get life-saving medicines to work faster and better with fewer side effects.

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Medical-Health Technology

University of Minnesota hosts world's largest medical devices conference April 9-12

Posted April 9, 2018

Medical device leaders from across the country in both industry and academia will converge at the University of Minnesota’s 17th annual Design of Medical Devices Conference. More than 1,300 people are expected to attend this year’s conference, making it the largest medical devices conference in the world.

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Awards-Grants

Chemistry Professor Christy Haynes awarded prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

Posted April 5, 2018

University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering Chemistry Professor Christy L. Haynes has been awarded a prestigious 2018 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship.

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Research

Researchers uncover the farthest star ever seen

Posted April 2, 2018

More than halfway across the universe, researchers have spotted the farthest individual star ever seen. The star is 9 billion light years away.

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Students

CSE students among winners of 2018 Acara Challenge

Posted March 11, 2018

Aelios Technology, a team comprised of University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering (CSE) students, took the top prize in the graduate division of the Acara Challenge.
 

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Events

CSE hosts Tate Hall Open House and Tours on March 8

Posted February 28, 2018

University of Minnesota alumni, faculty, staff and students, as well as the general public, are invited to get an inside look at the $92.5-million renovation of the historic Tate Hall at a Open House and Public Tours on Thursday, March 8.

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Corporate Partners

U of M licenses technology to monitor crop nitrogen status to ag-tech firm Sentera

Posted February 27, 2018

Sentera, a Minneapolis-based supplier of technology solutions to the agriculture industry, has signed an agreement to bring University of Minnesota-developed corn nitrogen deficiency technology to the market.

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Awards-Grants

CSE alumni, faculty elected to National Academy of Engineering

Posted February 19, 2018

Two University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering alumni and two faculty have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

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Awards-Grants

CSE chemistry student wins Churchill Scholarship to study at Cambridge

Posted February 13, 2018

Merrick Pierson Smela, a senior majoring in chemistry and biochemistry, has been named a Churchill Scholar by the Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States. The scholarship, worth roughly $60,000, will allow Smela to spend the 2018-19 academic year at Churchill College of the University of Cambridge.

Notes from the U.S. Supreme Court

Research

New crowdsourcing project lets you transcribe U.S. Supreme Court justices’ handwritten notes

Posted February 13, 2018

A new crowdsourcing project led by researchers at the University of Minnesota allows members of the general public to transcribe handwritten notes from U.S. Supreme Court justices.