Underappreciated stars, patent rankings, CWD research
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‘Underappreciated’ Stars Lay a Claim to Our Cosmic Ancestry


"White dwarf" stars going supernova likely spewed seeds of our solar system.

UMN 17th Worldwide among Universities Granted US Patents


UMN ranked highly overall in the list of universities granted the most patents in 2019 and came in ninth among US public universities.

2020 Minnesota Futures to Advance Research on Chronic Wasting Disease


A multidisciplinary team will explore the ecology and transmission of chronic wasting disease, a deadly infection in deer, elk, and moose.

2020 Research Infrastructure Investment Awards Announced


The Office of the Vice President for Research awarded nearly $2.3 million in funding to boost research infrastructure, facilities, and support services.

Libraries Checklist Brings Together Resources for Researchers


The resources help researchers across a range of academic disciplines find funding, expand the reach of their work, and more.


'Geo-Robust' Trees Developed for Future Green Markets

In New Report, CIDRAP at the University of Minnesota Recommends a Tailored Approach to Contact Tracing

Recommendations to Eliminate COVID-19 Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Long-Term Care Facilities

New Plant Gene Editing Approach Improves Speed, Scalability, and Heritability

New Discovery Allows 3D Printing of Sensors Directly on Expanding Organs

Prof. Ponomarenko, Seven Other Scholars Release Report Calling for Major Policing Reforms


MN Venture Builders: Starting and Restarting with Digital Marketing

Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Join us for MN Venture Builders: Starting and Restarting with Digital Marketing with presenter Ben Theis, president and founder of Skol Marketing, a digital marketing agency for startups.

In this seminar, you will learn strategies and tactics for influencing your target audience with digital marketing, including restarting after a shutdown.

This is a virtual event, presented via Zoom webinar. Information about how to join the webinar will be included in the registration confirmation.

Learn more and register


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