“It’s been a long-time fantasy to put a radio telescope on the moon, especially on the far side where there is no radio interference from Earth,” said Keith Goetz, a University physics professor leading the project.
The University is known for its kidney transplants and research, and Dr. Mark Rosenberg, the vice dean for education and academic affairs at the Medical School, is leading some of its efforts.
Chen-Fu Liao, a researcher at the Center for Transportation Studies, is working to create an app that uses a Bluetooth system to help visually impaired pedestrians navigate city streets
The U's Immigration Response Team is also recommending students consider reapplying early and has funding available to help students pay the filing costs.
A collaboration between the University of Minnesota and a Nigerian university has created the first interior design program in Nigeria.
Native Americans in particular have the greatest chance of having diabetes than any other racial group in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Gabel officially stepped into her new role Monday, following Eric Kaler’s 8-year tenure. As the 17th president and the first woman to hold the position at the University, she said she hopes to hit the ground running.
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved a 3 percent tuition increase for most graduate and professional student programs Wednesday. Graduate student leaders are concerned about the impact the increase will have on students.
Student representatives to the board are responsible for attending regent meetings, where they serve as non-voting members on committees. The representatives speak on behalf of the student body and publish reports that include topics they want to bring to the regents’ attention.
University Board of Regents approve new leadership at Friday's meeting, making regent Ken Powell chair and regent Steve Sviggum vice chair of the University’s governing board.