Incoming CSE students are most academically prepared in history


A recently released profile of the students in the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering fall 2015 freshman class shows that the college continues to attract the best and brightest students.

Students, Energy-Environment

CSE students among 2015 Dow Sustainability Award finalists


The University of Minnesota has selected 10 finalists for the $10,000 Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award (SISCA).

K-12 Outreach

U of M hosts free Math and Science Family Fun Fair on Saturday, Nov. 21


Fascinating activities plus hands-on exhibits and entertaining presentations add up to a day of fun and learning at the University of Minnesota’s annual Math and Science Family Fun Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21, at the University’s Coffman Union, 300 Washington Ave. S.E., Minneapolis.


Cougars likely to recolonize middle part of U.S. within the next 25 years


A groundbreaking new study shows that cougars, also known as mountain lions and pumas, are likely to recolonize portions of habitat in the middle part of the United States within the next 25 years.


Two CSE alumni receive Outstanding Achievement Awards


CSE alumni Tu Chen and Thomas Rusch are honored for their outstanding leadership and achievement.

Events, Awards-Grants

Media Alert: Hall of Fame astronaut and NASA Kennedy Space Center Director to visit U of M campus


Minneapolis native Robert Cabana, a Hall of Fame astronaut and current NASA Kennedy Space Center Director, will visit the University of Minnesota to talk about his experiences as an astronaut and the future of NASA.

Energy-Environment, Research

Study shows new potential indirect effects of humans on water quality


A study published today shows that a newly studied class of water contaminants that is known to be toxic and hormone disrupting to marine animals is present likely due in part to indirect effects of human activity.


New book features the late University of Minnesota engineering dean Athelstan Spilhaus


Biography reveals how a South African rascal became the “flywheel of the machine of American science.”


Media Alert: University of Minnesota begins $92.5 million renovation of historic building


More than 135 people, including legislators, alumni, University leaders, and faculty are scheduled to attend an invitation-only Tate Science and Teaching ceremonial groundbreaking.

Medical-Health Technology

3D-printed guide helps regrow complex nerves after injury


A national team of researchers has developed a first-of-its-kind, 3D-printed guide that helps regrow both the sensory and motor functions of complex nerves after injury.