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Why University Research?

University research drives scientific and technological advances that address critical global challenges and improve the health and well-being of society. Listen to three University of Minnesota researchers tell us what inspires them to do research and how their work is making a difference on our campuses and around the world.

Why university research?

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John Little

PhD student John Little explores Native American veterans’ experiences during and after the war to provide new perspectives on this piece of history.

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Two projects are awarded neary $500,000 from the Minnesota Futures Grant Program.

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Recipients of OVPR's 2019 Research Infrastructure Investment Program announced.

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Launched in June 2014, Inquiry was created to explore U of M research and innovation across centers, institutes, colleges, departments, and campuses.

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