The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities was established in 1851. The flagship campus is located in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul Minnesota with other campuses in Duluth, Morris, Crookston, Rochester and Waseca. The Main-U, as it is referred to, has 16 schools and colleges running the gamut from liberal arts to science. It is a public institution with an Institute of Technology, Medical School. Veterinary School, College of Biological Sciences to name a sampling. The U of M has the fourth largest student body in the U.S. U of M is ranked in the Top 100 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Approximately 19 U of M departments are ranked in the top 20 by the National Research Council. (Note: U of M has one of the least intuitive web sites for gathering info).

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Researchers map genome of the last living wild horse species

University of Minnesota researchers have successfully mapped the complete genome of the endangered Przewalski's horse. Once extinct in the wild, the species now has a population of around 2,000 animals thanks to conservation ...

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Scientists use 'leaf glow' to understand changing climate

New University of Minnesota research suggests "leaf glow" provides vital information on vegetation dynamics in Arctic and boreal ecosystems like Minnesota's forests and wetlands, which are among the fastest warming in the ...

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