News Releases

Thursday, April 10, 2014
[News release adapted from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation] A new report compiled by the University of Minnesota’s State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) shows the percentage of U.S. children who lack health insurance fell to 7.5 percent in...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
University of Minnesota-led research has found an 18-month long program aimed at reducing risk for teen pregnancy continues to increase contraceptive use thereby reducing risk for teen pregnancy at the 30-month assessment mark, one year after...
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Timothy Snider, D.V.M., M.P.H., has joined the University of Minnesota as an instructor at the College of Veterinary Medicine. His focus will be on the delivery of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and post-DVM training. Snider specializes in swine...
Monday, April 7, 2014
University of Minnesota researchers have assessed the current state of nursing home care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and have identified a number of state and federal policies that currently act as barriers to improvements in patient care....
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The National Cancer Institute has renewed its designation of the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, as a comprehensive cancer center after a highly competitive and rigorous process.   The reviewers recommended support for the Masonic...
Monday, March 31, 2014
The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) will honor Marv, Ron, Jeannie Miller and Enchanted Dairy as recipients of the 2014 Dairy Appreciation Award. The Dairy Appreciation Award was created in 2011 to recognize individuals...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
New research from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health has found that those hoping to dilute Americans’ taste for soda, energy drinks, sweetened tea, and other sugary beverages should take their quest to school lunchrooms rather than...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
The snowy owl reportedly hit by a bus in Washington, D.C., in late January 2014 recently arrived to The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota for care. “A rehabilitation center on the East coast who had been caring for the owl reached out to us...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
The University of Minnesota Foundation today announced that Caroline Amplatz has made early fulfillment of several pledged gifts in support of pediatric care, education and research and has relinquished naming rights to the children’s hospital, creating...
Friday, February 21, 2014
The University of Minnesota will present an international conference on the science behind One Health this spring in Minneapolis. The International Conference on One Medicine One Science (iCOMOS) will be a global forum to discuss groundbreaking science...

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