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Seeing the Forest for the Bats

August 30, 2017

It's the dead of night in the middle of nowhere. UMD researchers are hard at work.... driven to help Minnesota bats survive white nose... more
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Niemi Receives Recognition for Ornithology Career

December 6, 2016

A career dedicated to avian science leads to ornithology award for NRRI Scientist Jerry Niemi.
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Refugee Daughter Eyes UMD for a Better Education

November 3, 2016

A cultural transition yields big rewards.
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Fall is a Stressful Tme for Trees

September 20, 2016

Happy fall color watchers probably don’t know that the bright leaves of autumn are actually a tree’s stress response. 
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Brain Teaser

August 30, 2016

Undergraduate and graduate students in the Psychology Psychophysiology Research Lab collaborate with faculty to study behavior.
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Students Unravel Minnesota Wolf DNA

August 25, 2016

Have you ever seen a wolf in its natural habitat? If you have, consider yourself one of a lucky few.
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The Right Tools for Great Lakes Monitoring

July 5, 2016

NRRI's Great Lakes Environmental Indicators project

Apple Domestication and Preservation

March 14, 2016

What kind of apple trees do we have in Duluth and Northern Minnesota? 
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Biology GTA Wins Bulldog Award

May 1, 2015

Emily Heald, a Department of Biology graduate teaching assistant, has won the University-wide Bulldog Award.  
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Polish Study Abroad Faculty Awarded

December 1, 2014

Polish Faculty Receive Award for UMD Cooperative Microbiology Course Offered in Poland

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