Reduced Inequalities

Contaminants of emerging concern impact fish health in Minnesota waters

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Researchers from the University of Minnesota and the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa discovered fish from 18 out of 19 testing sites in northern Minnesota contained contaminants of emerging concern such as pharmaceuticals, hormones and personal care products.

MPR News: Minnesota may make college tuition-free for American Indian undergrads

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American Indian students in Minnesota may soon be able to attend a public college or university for free. 

New Grant Projects Advance Energy and Equity in the Twin Cities

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Humphrey School faculty support projects to expand access to sustainable energy

An Evening with Nikole Hannah-Jones: Truth, History, and the 1619 Project

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Hannah-Jones spoke to an appreciative crowd as part of the Distinguished Carlson Lecture Series

Building Better to Reshape Tomorrow

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Advancing innovative procedures so that children can leap, jump, and grow into healthy adults is Dr. A. Noelle Larson’s work and her passion.

University of Minnesota launches environmental justice center to help underserved communities

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The University of Minnesota is home to a new federal office intended to get as much climate investment into environmental justice communities as possible.

Hmong patients more likely to suffer strokes and at younger ages, says new U study

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Hmong patients are twice as likely to suffer strokes than their white counterparts, and at younger ages, according to a first-of-its-kind study published recently by a University of Minnesota researcher. 

The history of Twin Cities Pride

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Aiden Bettine, curator of the University Libraries’ Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies, is available to provide expert commentary on the history of Twin Cities Pride.

Long-term care for LGBTQ+ older adults

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To mark LGBTQ+ Pride Month in June, the University of Minnesota School of Public Health is highlighting current research aimed at protecting the health and well-being of LGBTQ+ residents in long-term care facilities. 

MinnPost: New program in Morris to train addiction treatment specialists looks to address unmet needs in Greater Minnesota

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In rural parts of Minnesota, the shortage of licensed alcohol and drug counselors is stark. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, in the Twin Cities, there are 2,786 residents for every 1 LADC. In rural areas, the number is 13,576 residents to every 1 LADC.