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Pokemon Go Opportunities and Issues

July 25, 2016

Pokemon Go can help drive traffic to physical sites. But please know it has safety problems and it excludes many people with disabilities.
The R/V Blue Heron

Science on Deck

July 19, 2016

Tour two research vessels and hear about exploring tiny organisms in a large lake
Students dig for ancient artifacts

Getting Their Hands Dirty at UMD's Archaeology Field School

July 14, 2016

UMD students study archeology in the Northland.

The Right Tools for Great Lakes Monitoring

July 5, 2016

NRRI's Great Lakes Environmental Indicators project

Declining Species Finds Home in Minnesota

July 4, 2016

“The Golden-winged Warbler has a few things going against it,” said NRRI researcher, Alexis Grinde. 
a close-up of the Aqueduct of Segovia stone arches

Immersed in Spain

June 30, 2016

Last year, of the 25 UMD 2015 graduates in Hispanic and Latin American studies, 20 studied abroad. 
Elise Viger at her research presentation.

Getting Paid for Passion

June 23, 2016

Elise Viger has graduated from UMD but she hasn’t left her UMD research behind.

The Complex Science Behind Rocks, Water, and Wood

June 21, 2016

Science is frustrating. The more we know, the more we realize how much we don’t know. 
Students take test samples of a new mix of concrete.

Mixing It Up: Bulldogs Put Greener Concrete to the Test

June 20, 2016

UMD students are testing four new concrete formulas against a traditional concrete mix in effort to find one with a smaller carbon footprint

Classes Step into Retail Settings

June 9, 2016

The Student to Business Initiative offers small businesses the opportunity to work with students and reap big results.

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