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There and back again

Aaron Engelhart launches new project to work with high school students on RNA folding in space through unique return mission.

Rocket

Alumni at Work: Truong Do

This second-year neurosurgery resident knows the personal side to surgery.

Truong Do
Truong Do, a 2013 graduate in biology, on the University of Minnesota Campus

Title: Neurological Surgery Resident

Alumni at Work: Jesse Abelson

Recent graduate Jesse Abelson (B.S. Biology '17) balances his role as an entrepreneur with a position in the University's Department of Emergency Medicine

Jesse Abelson

What is your job title?
I am the Chief Executive Officer and Vice President of Vetiver Solutions

Sehoya Cotner, Lorelei Patrick featured in world's northern-most newspaper

This summer, BTL associate professor Sehoya Cotner and postdoctoral associate Lorelei Patrick were part of a group of ecologists involved in a science communication project on climate change. During this project, ecologists conducted a data "blitz" in order to track vegetation changes in Longyearbyen, Norway. Additionally, they asked residents of the town a series of questions regarding their perceptions of climate change.

Checking in with Dean Forbes -- November 2018

I recently completed my three-year review for Provost Hanson. I was asked to describe my leadership philosophy, evaluate my achievements and identify barriers. Putting this document together reminded me once again just how fortunate I am to lead this College.