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CSE 2015 Robot Show- R2-D2 would be proud!!

A large robot show was hosted at the University of Minnesota's McNamara Alumni Center on 14th Decemeber, 2015 and as many as 200 students participated in this event. It was a delight to see several students interested in an area that will soon take...
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Gophers Make Excellent Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs embody the promise of America: the idea that if you have a good idea and are willing to work hard and see it through, you can succeed in this country. And in fulfilling this promise, entrepreneurs also play a critical role in expanding...
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Design of Medical Devices Conference

The University of Minnesota hosts the Design of Medical Devices (DMD) Conference every Spring at the McNamara Alumni Center and the Commons Hotel on campus. The annual event brings together an international community of scientists, engineers and...
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Renaissance Revival Masterpiece- The Minnesota State Capitol

This winter, Ambassador Kevin and I took a tour of the Minnesota State Capitol along with a large group of students from the International Buddy Program. The Minnesota State Capitol is located in St. Paul, the capital of the state of Minnesota. For...
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Skiing is Love at the Very First Swoosh!

Many of us dread the winter because of the cold and the unbearable pain it comes with when we slip on ice. But, it is a different feeling when slipping down a slope is fun and falling several times is not painful anymore. This winter break, my...
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The Scholar's Walk

The Scholar's Walk: A walk down the achievements by faculty and students of the University of Minnesota
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"All I'm armed with is RESEARCH"

"All I'm armed with is RESEARCH." Mike Wallace, who gained prominence from the Mike Wallace Interviews of the 1950s, said the above quote, and this aptly applies to the University of Minnesota. The University is a research-oriented university and...