University Of Minn. Begins 1st Clinical Trial To Test If 'Natural Killer' Cells Can Be Effective Treatment For COVID-19The University of Minnesota announced an expansion of a clinical investigation to determine if “natural killer” cells can be an effective treatment for COVID-19.
UMN Study Finds No COVID-19 Infections Among Hundreds Of Twin Cities Health Care Workers, Suggests Safety Measures WorkingA recent study from the University of Minnesota found no COVID-19 infections among hundreds of health care workers in the Twin Cities.
University of Minnesota Botanist Discovers New Invasive Grass in La Crosse Co.A University of Minnesota botanist discovered a new invasive grass in Wisconsin last month, state wildlife officials announced Tuesday.
Gophers Star Receiver Rashod Bateman Opts Out Of 2020 Season, Will Prep For 2021 NFL DraftGolden Gophers star wide receiver Rashod Bateman has announced he will opt out 2020 college season and will now be preparing for the 2021 NFL Draft.
Most Classes At University Of Minnesota Will Be Taught Online This FallThe University of Minnesota is planning on holding most of its classes online this fall
U Of M Study Measures How COVID-19 Particles Spread In ClassroomsAs Minnesotans anxiously await Gov. Tim Walz's announcement on schools in the fall, a new University of Minnesota study has analyzed how COVID-19 spreads indoors, especially in classrooms.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: University of Minnesota Receives $300K In CARES Act FundingThe University of Minnesota was awarded $300,000 Tuesday from the CARES Act to help their community respond and recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Whose Husband Survived COVID-19, Highlights Need For Blood Plasma DonationsMinnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar says there is an urgent need for blood plasma donations.
Second U Of M Study Determines Hydroxychloroquine Does Not Treat COVID-19 Symptoms"There is no convincing evidence that hydroxychloroquine can either prevent COVID-19 after exposure or reduce illness severity after developing early symptoms," said Caleb Skipper, one of the lead authors on the paper.
In 'Groundbreaking' Study, UMN Researchers 3D Print Working Heart Pump With Real Human CellsThe University of Minnesota has announced what they're calling a "groundbreaking" new study Wednesday that allows researchers to 3D print a functioning centimeter-scale human heart pump in the lab.
U Of M Receives $9.9M Grant To Establish New Center For Brain Science Of AddictionThe University of Minnesota has been awarded over $9 million to help combat the issue of addiction in the state.
University Of Minnesota Researchers Find Air Pollution Declines During PandemicUniversity of Minnesota School of Public Health researchers have found that air pollution in the country has declined during the COVID-19 pandemic. The potential benefits, however, may not stick around as pandemic policies and restrictions are relaxed.
Big Ten Announces Conference-Only Games In Fall For Football And Several Other SportsThe Big Ten Conference announced Thursday that it will play conference-only games in football and several other sports if fall seasons proceed during the pandemic.
U Of Minn. Joins Other Universities In Challenging US Visa Restrictions On International Students: 'We Cannot Stand By In Good Conscience'University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel says the university will be joining an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit that challenges visa restrictions on international students.
University of Minnesota To Help International Students Comply With ICE DirectiveThe University of Minnesota is reviewing its fall semester plans to make sure that international students aren't forced to leave the country under new guidance from federal immigration authorities.