CFANS researchers have created a sponge that can absorb toxic mercury from wastewater in a matter of seconds. And the breakthrough is a game-changer for cleaning up water and making our lives healthier here and beyond.
Who’s the typical CFANS student? Well… our students come from farms and the city, they study the environment and business, and they’re learning how to grow plants and animals. They share the desire to address the world’s greatest challenges.
Learn more about CFANS undergraduate majors.
CFANS research takes place outside of a laboratory and in the midst of where we're facing challenges. Work done by Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center (MAISRC) is an example.
We're cultivating the crops for tomorrow, which includes the promising grain kernza. CFANS' Forever Green Initiative is making an impact. Watch the Big Ten Network feature to learn why we are #UMNDriven.
A new scholarship helps make CFANS even more attractive to Minnesota students and faculty.