CFANS, College of Biological Sciences will not merge (2/5/2014)
University of Minnesota Provost Karen Hanson has announced that CFANS and the university's College of Biological Sciences will not merge, after several months of study by a task force. The task force unanimously recommended against merging, but identified opportunities for more collaboration between the colleges.
Bonding request includes St. Paul campus improvements (1/15/2014)
The University of Minnesota's 2014 capital improvements request includes several projects on the St. Paul campus: improvements to the Bee Lab, Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center and campus greenhouses as well as a new building for microbial research;. The university is also seeking funding for HEAPR (Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement) that could help pay for repairs at Alderman Hall and the Andrew Boss Laboratory. The legislature convenes Feb. 25. Gov. Mark Dayton's recommendations include most of the university requests.
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The University of Minnesota gets much of the credit for fostering the growth by breeding cold-tolerant grape varieties that can endure a northern winter and still produce a quality wine. The U's four most successful varieties -- Frontenac, Frontenac Gris, La Crescent and Marquette -- have been adopted so widely in the world's colder regions, a new U study estimated the 2011 economic impact at $400 million.
University of Minnesota Climatologist Mark Seeley talks with Cathy Wurzer about the recent record-setting snow storms and whether all this water will help recharge groundwater supplies around the region.
Minnesota Public Radio
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Audubon Art Exhibit Continues with New Material (2/13/2014)
Stemming the tide of invasive species (2/12/2014)
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