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March 27, 2015 This year marks the 40th Annual World Festival, a fun opportunity for the Rochester community to learn from their neighbors about different cultures and countries from around the world.
March 26, 2015 (Mayo Medical School Blog) -- At Mayo Medical School (MMS), Michelle Hwang was fortunate to meet several others who shared in her passion in mentorship and began a pilot program for the University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR) pre-medical students called MMS-UMR Pre-medical Mentorship Program (MMP).
March 24, 2015 Imagine going to college when you're in middle school; taking classes from university faculty because you want to, learning at a much faster pace and earning college credit. That's what happens for students who apply and are admitted to University of Minnesota's Talented Youth in Mathematics Program (UMTYMP).
March 23, 2015 Chancellor Stephen Lehmkuhle is recognizing the outstanding contributions and commitment to collaborative action by students, staff and faculty at University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR), as part of the Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents' Awards for Public Engagement.
March 20, 2015 If you could take your last semester of classes anywhere in the United States, where would you go? The choice for Alexandrea Spindler might be a surprising one.
March 17, 2015 The University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR) is looking to fill a newly-created teaching position aimed at bringing together students and the community.
March 11, 2015 Technology use in the classroom once meant using a PowerPoint presentation or showing a video but now technology -- or "learning technologies" -- means a different way of teaching.
March 11, 2015 (Post-Bulletin) -- Yuko Taniguchi was amazed by the work of fellow Japanese artists following a deadly tsunami in 2011. After seeing the art first-hand, she began a successful quest to bring some of it to Rochester.
March 9, 2015 In the spring of 2011, Yuko Taniguchi, professor of writing at the University of Minnesota Rochester, was overcome by grief at news of the tsunami. Yuko and Japanese friends in the United States organized various fundraising events. On March 11-20, their art and voices will be seen and heard in Rochester at an event called “Surviving Tsunami Waves.”
March 6, 2015 As the future of the University of Minnesota Rochester continues to unfold, university leaders are looking at ways to make the future a reality by getting feedback from leaders in both the public and private sector.

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