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Palace of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Researchers in the U's Center on Women, Gender, and Public Policy recently traveled to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva to persuade its members to pressure Colombia to address an epidemic of violence against women.

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Johnston Hall name covered by ivy

The Minnesota Futures Grant Program is offered annually by the Office of the Vice President for Research to promote research that incorporates new, cross-disciplinary ideas. The most recent cycle saw 35 submissions, with two proposals awarded a total of $499,367.

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Robert Vince is honored onstage for his National Academy of Inventors Fellowship

Robert Vince Ph.D., inventor of the AIDS drug Ziagen and one of the University of Minnesota's most prolific researchers, was recently honored at the National Academy of Inventors 2018 Annual Conference as an NAI Fellow.

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Bowhead whale

A new study shows a species' lifespan may depend on how well it maintains the regions of DNA that act like on/off switches for critical genes.

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