University of Minnesota
02/23/2017 at 15:17. Facebook
Born with a devastating skin disease called epidermolysis bullosa, 9-year-old Zuzia has found new hope in a treatment developed at the University of Minnesota.

Zuzia's new skin
University of Minnesota
02/22/2017 at 04:00. Facebook
Have you ever had to tackle the task of getting kids to eat their vegetables? Then this University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management study might be something you're interested in...

Nudging Kids to Healthier Eating
University of Minnesota
02/21/2017 at 19:56. Facebook
#UMNdriven Student Spotlight: "My fellow students inspire me. There are so many members of this community that are determined to make an impact in the areas they are passionate about. Their motivation has rubbed off on me.” --William T. ('18) finance
University of Minnesota
02/21/2017 at 00:50. Facebook
A new discovery by College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota researchers could lower the cost and expand the possibilities for building-integrated solar energy collection.

Dream of energy-collecting windows is one step closer to reality
University of Minnesota
02/20/2017 at 17:24. Facebook
An estimated 80-90 percent of people recovering from addiction relapse within a year. UMN associate professor Mark Thomas’s work points to brain stimulation as a preventive strategy.

Finding the switch that turns off addiction
University of Minnesota
02/18/2017 at 14:09. Facebook
Beautiful sunset on a beautiful campus.
University of Minnesota
02/18/2017 at 00:21. Facebook
The University of Minnesota Honors Program is in its third year of this enriching partnership with Ramsey Middle School.

Ramsey students benefit from University partnership
The results of a recently published national study could help to reduce the severity of autism in children. (Story via Star Tribune)

UMN-Institute of Child Development

'U' researchers may have way to predict autism
A breakthrough trial test of a drug developed at U of M has shown increased survival in dogs with cancer. The hope is to translate this drug for human use. (Story via KARE 11)

U of M cancer breakthrough amazes researchers
Keep your Valentine's bouquet fresh with some advice from University of Minnesota professors of horticulture. (via The New York Times)

(Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota)

How to Keep the Bloom on That Valentine Rose
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“It’s vital that communities have grocery stores. They are a social anchor for a community.” A survey that garnered responses from 175 grocers is helping University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships consider what could help rural grocery stores thrive.

A future for rural grocery stores
A team of College of Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota researchers has discovered a way to take fossil fuel out of the equation when creating car tires.

'U' Scientists Discover How To Make Tires From Trees, Grass
University of Minnesota Libraries wants to help you make that next meaningful connection…with a great book.

'Blind Date with a Book' returns | continuum | University of Minnesota Libraries
In 2017, University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener volunteers across the state will help pollinators by encouraging Minnesotans to choose and tend plants in their home landscapes and communities that provide healthy food for pollinators.

A boost for bees
KARE 11's Dave Schwartz recently visited with the University of Minnesota Athletic Pep Bands, and even showed off his own musical talents! Learn more about the U of M pep bands at [ Link ].

(University of Minnesota, School of Music)

Playing with the Gophers Pep Band
The University of Minnesota’s Rural Physician Associate Program gives students a taste of what it’s like to be a primary care doctor in small-town or rural Minnesota. Many eventually go into careers in rural or small-town settings.

Medical student Jacob Bermudez working in Glencoe
Twin Cities households generate about 495 million pounds of food waste a year. The goal of a University of Minnesota CFANS project, called WasteNot, is “to learn how to re-engineer our system of handling organic wastes — food and sewage biosolids.”

Research aims to turn food waste into fuel, feed and fertilizer
#UMNdriven Student Spotlight: "We have some really amazing faculty members [in the University of Minnesota College of Design]. Having their mentorship and tutelage at every level really helped me grow as a designer and helped me figure out what I wanted to do with my career." -- Willis Batz-Kamby ('17), apparel design.

Willis showcased his senior designs in the Instinct, Senior Apparel...
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