Research

U of M launches record 18 startup companies in FY17

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The University of Minnesota announced today that it launched a record 18 startup companies in fiscal year 2017 based on discoveries and inventions by its researchers. Eleven are based on CSE research.

Students

University awarded $3.7M to boost retention of underrepresented students in STEM

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $3.7 million grant to the University of Minnesota Twin Cities to further efforts to increase the number of students of color and American Indian students pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs of study and careers.

Research

University of Minnesota to play key role in planned neutrino experiment

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University of Minnesota physicists will play an important role in a new era in international particle physics research.

Uncategorized

University of Minnesota renames two centers in honor of CSE alumnus Earl E. Bakken

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The University of Minnesota announced it is renaming the Medical Devices Center and the Center for Spirituality & Healing in honor of Earl E. Bakken in recognition of his support of the University and his field-shaping legacy.

Energy-Environment

Researchers revolutionize vital conservation tool with use of gold nanotechnology and lasers

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In a new study, researchers provide the first-ever reproducible evidence for the successful cryopreservation of zebrafish embryos.

Students

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

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The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project team will give the public a first look at its newest solar-electric hybrid car at a special event for the media, sponsors and supporters.

Students

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

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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 turtle’s condition known as “Bubble Butt Syndrome.”

People-Profiles

CSE alumni receive University of Minnesota Alumni Service Award

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CSE alumni, Robert DeMaster and Jim Rutzick, have been awarded the University of Minnesota Alumni Service Award.

Research

$10 million in private support will fund new robotics labs

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Work will begin this winter on a 20,000-square-foot renovation that will include nine flexible robotics labs and various work spaces for robotics faculty and graduate students.

Students

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

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Seemore, a sea turtle, from SEA LIFE Aquarium at Mall of America was at the University of Minnesota to receive a CT Scan. This is the first step in the process of creating a prosthetic shell for Seemore.