Distinguished McKnight University Professor John Bischof has been appointed as the interim director of the University of Minnesota Institute for Engineering in Medicine (IEM). His one-year, half-time appointment continues through August 2018.
The University of Minnesota has announced the public phase of a 10-year, system-wide fundraising campaign with a goal to raise $4 billion by 2021. The College of Science and Engineering goal is $250 million.
The University of Minnesota has completed major construction on a $92.5 million renovation of historic Tate Hall that include state-of-the-art research labs, classrooms, offices, and public space for star-gazing.
The University of Minnesota announced the launch of CoreBiome Inc., a startup company based on University technology that provides analysis of microbial communities for improving human health, agricultural, environmental applications.