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Inside This Issue:

Brief summer schedule: Brief will publish on June 23; July 14 and 28; and Aug. 11 and 25. Weekly publication will resume Sept. 8.

  • Board of Regents meets June 10-11. 
  • Features: U of M geologists discover first-ever Minnesota meteor crash site; Proposing a ‘ReToast’ to less food waste.
  • Awards and Recognition: Ruth Shaw has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences; and more.

Inside This Issue:

Brief summer schedule: Brief will publish on June 9 and 23; July 14 and 28; and Aug. 11 and 25. Weekly publication will resume Sept. 8.

  • Board of Regents May meeting highlights.
  • Features: New research optimizes body’s own immune system to fight cancer; Top of Mind podcast; A testament to resilience and perseverance.
  • Awards and Recognition: A new $50 million endowed scholarship fund has been established at the Carlson School; and more.

Inside This Issue:

Brief summer schedule: Brief will publish on May 19; June 9 and 23; July 14 and 28; and Aug. 11 and 25. Weekly publication will resume Sept. 8.

  • Board of Regents meets May 13-14.
  • Features: Coping with the mental health crisis; Meet the next generation of neurosurgery; A niche in research and podcasting.
  • Awards and Recognition: Eight new McKnight Presidential Fellows have been named; and more.

Inside This Issue:

  • Features: Call for racial justice; Research by Medical School students suggests protocol change for tear gas deployment; A worldwide emergency.
  • Awards and Recognition: Ann Masten has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; and more.

Inside This Issue:

  • U of M to host new research center for organ and tissue preservation.
  • Features: Women and work: Challenges; Baboons behaving badly.
  • Awards and Recognition: Tanisha Fazal has been named a 2021 Andrew Carnegie Fellow; and more.
     

Inside This Issue:

  • Former Vice President Walter Mondale dies at 93.
  • Features: Law students support community during Chauvin trial; The pandemic’s toll on women; Occupational therapist helps in COVID-19 patient’s recovery.
  • Awards and Recognition: Michael Tonry has been awarded a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship; and more.

Inside This Issue:

  • From stardust to pale blue dot: Carbon's interstellar journey to Earth.
  • Features: A legal career on the fast track; Serious money for women's rights.
  • Awards and Recognition: The Ecological Society of America has awarded the W.S. Cooper Award to Rachel Putnam and Peter Reich; and more.

Inside This Issue:

  • Features: Driven to support people with disabilities; Toward more inclusive medicine.
  • Awards and Recognition: Announcing the recipients of the 2021 Distinguished McKnight University Professor award; and more.

Inside This Issue:

  • Features: Going green; Student earns U of M’s first online MBA; A career in hockey, and what comes after.
  • Awards and Recognition: Eleven School of Nursing faculty have been elected as distinguished fellows of the National Academies of Practice in Nursing; and more.
     

Inside This Issue:

  • U of M joins nationwide launch of Taskforce on Higher Education and Opportunity.
  • Features: A break in the clouds; Greener farms of the future.
  • Awards and Recognition: Mpls.St.Paul Magazine has recognized more than 190 faculty physicians on its 2021 “Top Doctors: Rising Stars” list; and more.