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2018 Academy Inductees with Dean Reed

New Inductees in Academy of Science & Engineering

October 3, 2018

Swenson College recently inducted three UMD alumni into its Academy of Science & Engineering.
Latisha Brengman and Kendall Johnson

Resolving the Rock Paradox

April 11, 2018

Two student researchers examine iron formations on the 1.9 billion-year-old Mesabi Iron Range.

Story Map Wows GIS Community

September 6, 2017

Amanda Huber (UMD ‘17), may have majored in geology, but it is her work with GIS (geographic information science) that is making waves.... more
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Looking to the Stars

February 1, 2017

Did burial sites near Stonehenge in England have a celestial connection? Two UMD students are finding out.
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Jobs, Clean Fuel Come with NRRI Solution

December 16, 2016

NRRI proposes a solution to removing an invasive plant in Africa that could provide much needed jobs and a cooking fuel source.
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Energy Saving Housing Initiative

December 7, 2016

GAC assists UMD's Bureau of Business and Economic Research with housing study.
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Food System Assessment

December 5, 2016

Locally Adapted Food System Assessment: Western Lake Superior Region
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Marten Habitat Research Informs Forest Planning

November 16, 2016

A need to nest in old tree cavities means the American marten has something to tell us about long-range forest planning.
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SCSE Hosts National Geoscience Meeting

October 24, 2016

Geoscience department heads from across the Big 10 met at UMD.
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NRRI Testing Starts Cliffs Down Path of New Pellet Plant

October 20, 2016

Cliffs contacted NRRI's minerals lab in 2007 to determine if their United Taconite mine could produce high-fluxed pellets.

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