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Mar 28, 2017

As part of the Inventor Recognition Event, the University recognized a research team led by Marc Hillmyer for its efforts to make plastics more environmentally friendly. 

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Mar 28, 2017

A team of University of Minnesota researchers were recognized at the U's Inventor Recognition event for efforts to make an evironmentally-friendly plastic bag.

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Mar 23, 2017

You have to check out the Big Ten Academic Alliance Geoportal -

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Mar 15, 2017

The University of Minnesota seeks patent protection for a test it claims can determine the effectiveness of leukemia treatments for individual patients far earlier than is now possible.

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Mar 7, 2017

University of Minnesota startup Hennepin Life Sciences recently closed on nearly $1.9 million in angel-investor funding.

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Jan 31, 2017

The Informatics Interest Group is hosting a GIS-themed talk tomorrow. Louai Alarabi will talk about SpatialHadoop, an open source MapReduce extension designed specifically to handle huge datasets of spatial data on Apache Hadoop.

Who: Louai Alarabi 
What: SpatialHadoop, MapReduce
When: Wednesday, Feb 1st 2017, 3:30 PM
Where: Walter Library, room 585

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Jan 23, 2017

We're back for spring semester with fresh workshops and more sections than ever. As always, our instructor-led workshops are free for UMN students, faculty, and staff. External participants pay just $50/course. Register today, classes fill up fast!

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Jan 9, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 1:25pm - 2:25pm

Lind 305
Shashi Shekhar (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)

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Dec 19, 2016

There has continued to be strong interest in access to the DigitalGlobe Basemap at the University of Minnesota throughout 2016. Access requests have come from students, faculty, and staff from a range of departments across campus, including Public Affairs, Forestry, Mathematics, Architecture, and Earth Sciences. Over 75 unique users have been using the Basemap to discover global imagery from Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Burkina Faso, Nepal, Kauai, Minnesota, and beyond.

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Dec 7, 2016

Big Ten Academic Alliance Geoportal

The Geoportal was launched in August and provides discoverability and facilitates access to geospatial resources. The resources in the portal are selected and curated by librarians and geospatial specialists at ten research institutions in the Big Ten Academic Alliance.

The resources include GIS datasets, web services, and digitized historical maps. 

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