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Univ. of Minnesota Cancer Research Institute In Austin, Minn., Plans $27 Million Expansion

The Hormel Institute is planning a $27 million expansion that will double its size and staff in Austin.

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Institutions Need To Collaborate To Turn Research Into Jobs, Report Says

Institutions must work together to transfer technologies from academic research laboratories to those who will use them to create businesses and jobs, and ultimately boost southeast Wisconsin's economy, says a report released Monday by the Public Policy Forum.

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Bruce Springsteen Memorabilia To Be Housed At Monmouth University

The world’s largest Bruce Springsteen printed memorabilia collection is "Born to Run" no more.

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New Chancellor Lovell To Put U Wisconsin-Milwaukee In Spotlight

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee no longer will be known as a local commuter school, but an international research institution that fuels economic growth, helps solve the region's problems and boosts the number of college graduates in Wisconsin, Mike Lovell vowed on the eve of his inauguration as UWM's eighth chancellor.

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Students, Recent Graduates Defend Flagships

A group of students and recent graduates of Texas universities today announced the formation of the Young Texans for Excellence in Higher Education, an organization dedicated to the dual mission of teaching and research.

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Mass. Schools Team Up For Supercomputer Center

At a gritty industrial site occupied a century ago by a textile mill, five universities are collaborating to install supercomputers that will recreate the start of the universe and perform other research.

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CU-Boulder Research: People Often Donate Based On Emotions

Organizations leverage technology in aftermath of humanitarian crises

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Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville Reels From Loss Of National Solar Observatory To Colorado

The University of Alabama in Huntsville on Friday fell short of becoming the new headquarters for the National Solar Observatory.

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A $42 Million Gift Aims at Improving Bedside Manner

Now, the Bucksbaums are donating $42 million to the university to create an institute devoted to improving medical students’ handling of the doctor-patient relationship. The Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence, to be announced Thursday, will be led by Dr. Siegler.

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Wash. State U To Receive Record Donation For Fruit Research

Washington's apple and pear growers have given Washington State University a $27 million gift for tree fruit research, funded by a special tax on fruit. It's the largest gift in the university's history.

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