A new career readiness tool piloted by the University of Minnesota’s College of Liberal Arts this year received mixed reviews from faculty and students.
Rural Minnesotan cancer patients will have easier access to clinical cancer trials through a University of Minnesota partnership starting this summer, researchers say.
When Minnesota resident Dayna Klein’s twins were about three years old, she knew something wasn’t quite right. The toddlers weren’t speaking, and some of their developmental skills lagged behind their peers’. Teachers and specialists suggested the twins had autism or an intellectual disability, or that nothing was amiss. Finally, a doctor diagnosed them with fragile X, a rare developmental disorder similar to autism.
In partnership with Human Rights Watch, University of Minnesota researchers are working to better understand U.S. views on human rights following the 2016 presidential election.
The Minneapolis Institute of Art will be transformed into a giant puzzle room this fall through a collaboration with University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts staff.
In an effort to better track student literacy, University of Minnesota researchers are working with St. Paul Public Schools to design early literacy assessments in Hmong.
In response to an audit of the University of Minnesota’s sexual misconduct policies, an official says the school will review its sexual misconduct appeals process.
Lou Gehrig’s, medically known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is a degenerative disease that often results in loss of speech. To combat this, the Team Gleason foundation, an ALS advocacy organization, announced late last month that it's helping fund a voice recording procedure in Minnesota.
A new University of Minnesota study found that snowy winter environments can both benefit and harm older adults. While the study identified many predictable dangers in winter landscapes like navigating icy sidewalks, it also found that many older adults benefit from their peace and beauty.
A local amateur scientist is partnering with a University of Minnesota researcher to identify micrometeorites from Twin Cities rooftops.