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Core strength: The value of institutional support

By Frances Lawrenz

Earlier this week, Vice President for Research, Brian Herman, led a Campus Conversation to talk about the many ways the OVPR serves as both a catalyst and support system for research at the University of Minnesota. 1,030 more words


Treating diabetes with beneficial bacteria

University of Minnesota researchers are on a mission to treat diabetes, and they’ve enlisted a few trillion microscopic helpers.

In place of drugs or surgery, a team of researchers is studying how to improve diabetes patients’ insulin sensitivity by introducing trillions of beneficial bacteria into their intestines. 1,158 more words


Visualizing Your Professional Network to Inform Your Learning

Reposted from Beth’s Blog:

Earlier this month, I had an opportunity to facilitate a full-day innovation lab for an amazing group of network thinkers using… 192 more words

MnDRIVE takes on grand challenges

Through a landmark partnership between the University of Minnesota and the state, U researchers and industry partners are working to solve grand challenges across the globe. 308 more words


ATL articulation through the Core and Policies, Part 2

Part 2, ATL Articulation through the Core and Policies

Criterion B in all MYP subjects including the Projects and Interdisciplinary Units (IDU)  explicitly unpack within its strands a learning cycle or process. 1,242 more words


Collaboration seeks to boost renewable energy in Minnesota

Renewable energies are on the rise in Minnesota, increasingly contributing to the state’s energy supply.

The portion of the state’s energy generated from wind is rapidly growing — up to almost 13 percent today from 3 percent in 2005 — and its solar potential matches portions of Florida and Texas, according to the state… 1,053 more words


Treating brain disorders through wearable electronics

Researchers are integrating printed flexible electronics, like this one, into patches that can automate treatments for brain disorders like tinnitus.

More than 16 million people in the U.S. 771 more words