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JAN 2017
Jan 6 Duluth Budgeteer: Play about region goes regional --- KBJR6
Jan 6 KBJR6: Solar energy app
Jan 5 CNN: Ultra-rare galaxy could be one of a kind --- KBJR6 --- Duluth News Tribune
Jan 5 Wisconsin Public Radio: Dry, cold air creates sea smoke phenomenon on Lake Superior
Jan 5 Duluth News Tribune: Group seeks Duluth ban on plastic shopping bags
Jan 5 KARE11: UMD researchers tackle pothole problem
Jan 4 Fox 21: Local Projects React to Governor’s Bonding Bill Proposal --- Duluth News Tribune --- WDIO ABC
DEC 2016
Dec 29 Green Bay Press-Gazette: About 60 turn out to protest mine
Dec 26 KDAL: Six to be inducted into the UMD athletic hall of fame this January
Dec 24 Duluth News Tribune: Diagnosed with ALS, Fleissner’s message is of faith, hope and love
Dec 17 Watertown Public Opinion: Greeting cards go high-tech
Dec 15 Duluth News Tribune: UMD student with vision loss set to graduate, aims to help others with disabilities
Dec 14 Duluth News Tribune: Federal grant for UMD aims to help Native American children
Dec 12 Duluth News Tribune: UMD researchers study taconite pothole patching
Dec 12 MW Nation: Thirsty for Power, Hungry for Food
Dec 10 Finance & Commerce: UMD researches ‘ideal repair’ for potholes
Dec 10 Duluth News Tribune: Judge rules on disputes in former coaches' discrimination lawsuit against UMD
Dec 8 Duluth News Tribune: Fish dish is what's for dinner in UMD grad-school tradition
Dec 6 Fox 21: UMD Students Present Opera Scenes
Dec 6 Duluth News Tribune: UMD student-athletes enjoy the gift of giving
Dec 6 Fox 21: UMD Stress-Less Week
Dec 5 Duluth News Tribune: Algae growth is first documented biological impact of warmer Lake Superior
Dec 4 Fox 21: Kids Hit The Ice With UMD Bulldogs --- WDIO ABC --- KBJR6
Dec 2 Duluth News Tribune: 'He's always going to be Champ': UMD student has embraced mascot role for five years
Dec 1 Duluth News Tribune: From frozen in Duluth, to ‘Frozen’ on ice in St. Paul
Dec 1 Duluth News Tribune: From bickering to ‘Dear friend’
Dec 1 Fox 21: Lutheran Social Services are Collecting Diapers
Dec 1 Duluth News Tribune: Newest poet laureate gives inaugural reading
Dec 1 Duluth News Tribune: program offers high school students a chance to earn thousands in scholarship money
NOV 2016
Nov 30 Fox 21: Cultural Entrepreneurship Fair Brings Ideas to Life --- Duluth News Tribune
Nov 30 Duluth News Tribune: Northland women 'making waves'
Nov 29 MinnPost: Confused by claims that Minnesota isn’t doing well economically? Look outside the Twin Cities
Nov 29 Marketplace: The Economics of Mattress Recycling
Nov 28 Duluth News Tribune: Students dive into science and engineering at UMD fair
Nov 28 Fox 21: UMD Prepares for Production of "She Loves Me"
Nov 27 KBJR6: Duluthian shares her struggles with rare auditory condition through storytelling
Nov 27 Duluth News Tribune: Teaching requirements threaten College in the Schools program
Nov 25 Fox 21: UMD businesses students
Nov 24 Duluth News Tribune: Skate with the Bulldogs on Dec. 4 --- Fox 21
Nov 22 WDIO ABC: Glensheen to Launch Christmas Tours on Black Friday
Nov 21 Business North: LSBE Professor Abram Anders receives international recognition
Nov 21 Duluth News Tribune: Glensheen preps for Christmas
Nov 21 Fox 21: UMD Student Reaches For The Stars With NASA
Nov 20 WDIO ABC: UMD Study Highlights Rental Property Impacts on Higher Energy Use
Nov 19 KBJR6: 'WordGirl' makes a Northland visit to preschoolers"
Nov 18 Fox 21: William Seay Plays Rugby with National Champions
Nov 17 Duluth News Tribune: Best Bets: ‘Un-typing Casta’ opens at Tweed
Nov 17 Duluth News Tribune: Judge urges common ground in UMD discrimination lawsuit
Nov 15 Duluth News Tribune: Northland observes Transgender Day of Remembrance --- Fox 21 --- KBJR6
Nov 15 Duluth News Tribune: Professionals say dance benefits the mind and body, but also can take a toll
Nov 15 Fox 21: UROP Projects At UMD
Nov 14 New York Times: Russia’s Lake Baikal Is Invaded by Harmful Algae
Nov 14 Fox 21: UMD Celebrates GIS Day
Nov 13 Fox 21: UMD Celebrates GIS Day
Nov 13 Fox 21: The River Talks- Piping Plovers
Nov 12 Duluth News Tribune: UMD discrimination lawsuit set to return to court
Nov 10 Fox 21: Holocaust Survivor Shares Story of Life in Nazi Germany
Nov 10 Fox 21: UMD Engineering Students Host Mini Golf Fundraiser
Nov 10 WDIO ABC: UMD Students React to Trump's Victory
Nov 10 Fox 21: Veterans Around the Clock --- WDIO ABC
Nov 9 Fox 21: UMD Political Science Professor Speaks on Election Results
Nov 9 Duluth News Tribune: Election reveals shifting political landscape in northern Minnesota
Nov 8 Fox 21: Police and Community Relations Meeting at UMD
Nov 8 Fox 21: Duluth Kids Learn the Importance of Voting
Nov 7 Fox 21: First Presidential Election for Some UMD Students
Nov 7 WNMT: Study Shows Value Of Research Institute
Nov 6 WDIO ABC: Students Celebrate Culture Through 'Taste of UMD' Event --- Fox 21
Nov 6 Duluth News Tribune: UMD to host community-police relations forum
Nov 6 Duluth News Tribune: Franken, Larson stump for Clinton at UMD
Nov 4 Fox 21: Family Science Night
Nov 3 Duluth News Tribune: Science of brewing beer
Nov 3 Fox 21: Front Yard Parking Delay
Nov 3 USAgnet: Research an Insight into Managing Runoff and Coastal Dead Zones
Nov 2 Fox 21: UMD Group Looks to Help Relieve Stress on Students, Staff and Faculty
Nov 2 KBJR6: Your Green Life - "Storing Energy"
Nov 1 TimesUnion: Releases 2016 Ranking of Top Online Psychology Programs
OCT 2016
Oct 30 Fox 21: UMD Celebrates Day of the Dead
Oct 29 Duluth News Tribune: Ness adds 'teacher' to his resume
Oct 28 Duluth News Tribune: Biden rallies crowd at UMD --- Fox 21 --- WDIO ABC --- MPR
Oct 28 Fox 21: UMD Author is 'Making Waves' by Bringing to Light Feminism in the Northland
Oct 26 Duluth News Tribune: Biden will speak during campaign rally at UMD on Friday
Oct 26 Duluth News Tribune: Duluth aims to expand programs for 4-year-olds
Oct 26 Duluth News Tribune: Pressroom Podcast
Oct 25 Fox 21: Kids Trick or Treat at UMD
Oct 24 Fox 21: UMD Bulldogs to Host Haunted Halls --- Duluth News Tribune --- Budgeteer News
Oct 24 Fox 21: UMD to Layoff 38 Instructional Staff Members
Oct 24 Fox 21: Former Hip Hop Artist and Assistant Professor Visits UMD for Presentation
Oct 23 Fox 21: Exploring Boulder Lake Envirnomental Learning Center
Oct 22 Duluth News Tribune: Gliders provide in-depth scientific data on Lake Superior
Oct 22 Budgeteer News: Exploring science and technology at UMD
Oct 22 WDIO ABC: UMD Faculty Faces Layoffs to Reduce Budget Deficit --- Duluth News Tribune
Oct 20 Fox 21: Love Your Melon Day Donates 10,000 Hats to Children with Cancer Nationwide
Oct 20 Duluth News Tribune: Best Bets: UMD dance: Shakes it, Shakes it
Oct 19 Fox 21: UMD Students Hope to Bring Positivity to Children with Cancer
Oct 19 Duluth News Tribune: UMD hosts simultaneous reading of Sinclair Lewis work
Oct 17 Fox 21: Entrepreneur Conference
Oct 16 Fox 21: UMD's Swenson College Hosts Science and Engineering Day --- Northland News NBC
Oct 15 Duluth News Tribune: More student housing in Duluth
Oct 14 Duluth News Tribune: Make Art With Shakespeare
Oct 13 Northland News NBC: UMD Homecoming Parade --- Fox 21
Oct 13 Duluth News Tribune: Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize puts Northland in global spotlight --- WDIO ABC --- Fox 21
Oct 13 Northland News NBC: Glensheen hosts 'Night at the Museum' --- Fox 21
Oct 13 Duluth News Tribune: UMD, Twin Cities researchers looking at transgender aging
Oct 13 Duluth News Tribune: UMD students stage sit-in to protest proposed budget cuts --- WDIO ABC
Oct 12 Duluth News Tribune: Demotion of women’s studies shortsighted
Oct 12 Duluth News Tribune: UMD hosting entrepreneur conference Tuesday
Oct 11 Duluth News Tribune: Cardboard Boat Races at UMD --- Fox 21 --- WDIO ABC
Oct 10 Fox 21: National Coming Out Day --- WDIO ABC
Oct 10 Fox 21: First Folio at UMD
Oct 10 Fox 21: Expert Talks Changes in the World of Advertising at UMD
Oct 9 Fox 21: Homecoming Week Kicks off at UMD
Oct 8 Duluth News Tribune: Area Instagrammers gather for a sunrise at Glensheen
Oct 8 Duluth News Tribune: Local view: Northland farmers, food system need UMD’s farm to flourish
Oct 8 Duluth News Tribune: Glensheen to host free ‘Night at the Museum’ event --- Star Tribune --- WDIO ABC
Oct 6 Business News Daily: Want to Be a Better Leader? Build Your Political Skills
Oct 6 Fox 21: UMD Gamers
Oct 6 Duluth News Tribune: Tweed hosts rare Shakespeare collection --- MPR News--- Bugeteer News
Oct 5 Fox 21: Take Back the Night --- Northland News NBC --- Duluth News Tribune
Oct 5 WDIO ABC: Stand Up to Stigma --- Fox 21
Oct 4 American Theatre: American Theatre Wing Announces 2016 National Theatre Company Grants
Oct 4 Fox 21: UMD Students Make Petition to Save SAP Farm
Oct 4 KUMD 103.3 FM Celebrating 60 Years As The Duluth Alternative Station
Oct 4 Northland News NBC: Bernie Sanders will stump for Hillary Clinton at UMD --- Fox 21 --- Star Tribune --- Duluth News Tribune --- Fox 21 --- WDIO ABC
Oct 3 Duluth News Tribune: Kling, Lea kick off health conference
SEP 2016
Sep 30 Duluth News Tribune: Sanders to campaign for Clinton in Duluth --- Fox 21
Sep 30 Bugeteer News: Taking the classroom to the farm
Sep 29 Duluth News Tribune: Norwegian ragtime pianist to perform at UMD
Sep 29 Duluth News Tribune: A BEND IN THE RIVER - Playwright adds documentary theater to ‘many stories’ project
Sep 28 MPR: Can compost harm the environment?
Sep 28 Fox 21: City of Duluth Cracking Down On Illegal Parking --- Duluth News Tribune
Sep 27 Duluth News Tribune: Faced with budget cuts, UMD students get behind sustainable farm --- Fox 21 --- WDIO ABC
Sep 27 Fox 21: UMD Voter Palooza --- Northland News NBC
Sep 27 Duluth News Tribune: Alworth lecture on UN at UMD on Wednesday night
Sep 26 WDIO ABC: UMD Students Gather for Presidential Debate Watch Party --- Fox 21
Sep 25 Duluth News Tribune: Faces for Sept. 25, 2016
Sep 25 Duluth News Tribune: Enrollment up slightly at UMD, Scholastica
Sep 23 Herald Review: Profit Mastery is coming to Grand Rapids
Sep 23 Duluth News Tribune: Science aboard the Blue Heron research vessel
Sep 22 WDIO ABC: Trail Connecting Duluth Colleges Opens --- Fox 21
Sep 22 Duluth News Tribune: Local names & news
Sep 22 KNDO 23: Next Generation Energy Partners with Saga Solar
Sep 22 Duluth News Tribune: Candidate's view - Investments like NRRI get us through tough times
Sep 22 WDIO ABC: Lincoln Park Middle Schoolers Get Up-Close with Farm to Food Cycle
Sep 20 Duluth News Tribune: Growing for good at Glensheen gardens --- WDIO ABC--- KDAL
Sep 20 Fox 21: Seed Gathering
Sep 20 Duluth News Tribune: Fall leaf color starting to emerge
Sep 19 Duluth News Tribune: 'Habitattitude Surrender' offers alternative for disposing of unwanted pet fish
Sep 19 Fox 21: EGG demo at UMD
Sep 18 Fox 21: Conference Held to Discuss STEM Education in the Northland
Sep 16 Duluth News Tribune: Make smart choices at campus cafeteria
Sep 16 Duluth News Tribune: Welcome college students - Here's what it takes to be a true Duluthian
Sep 15 Business North: Labovitz school schedules Entrepreneurship Conference
Sep 15 Duluth News Tribune: 20 Under 40 - John Geissler
Sep 15 Duluth News Tribune: Farm fare and races --- WDIO ABC --- Fox 21
Sep 15 Fox 21: Superior Dining Celebrates Grand Opening at UMD --- WDIO ABC
Sep 13 Diverse Education: Institutions Turning to Holistic Alcohol Policies
Sep 13 Fox 21: UMD Campus Climate Survey Looks at Campus Culture --- Duluth News Tribune --- WDIO ABC
Sep 12 Duluth News Tribune: Biz Buzz for Sept. 12
Sep 12 CBS Minnesota: Warmer Lakes Could Mean Less Walleye
Sep 12 WPR: Lake Superior Researchers Studying What Ice Coverage Means For Fish, Commerce
Sep 12 Duluth News Tribune: Touchstone Awards given to three Northland nonprofits
Sep 11 Duluth News Tribune: UMD planning $2 million in cuts to academic programs --- BizJournals
Sep 9 Duluth News Tribune: Special night awaits UMD football team
Sep 9 Duluth News Tribune: New stations on Park Point aimed at aiding beach rescues
Sep 9 Northland News NBC: Warmer Lake Superior water could help fishing, shipping
Sep 9 MPR News: Warming waters - Lake Superior nearly breaks water temperature record --- SC Times --- CBS News
Sep 8 NA Clean Energy: Minn. Nature Center Installs Sunverge System to Deliver Reliable, Renewable Power for Community Emergency Center in Duluth
Sep 7 WDIO ABC: Fresh Food, Family Fun at UMD Farm Festival
Sep 7 Duluth News Tribune: EPA funds UMD research on Great Lakes food chain
Sep 7 Duluth News Tribune: UMD pioneer Rynda dies days shy of 84th birthday
Sep 7 Fox 21: Classroom in the Garden at Glensheen
Sep 7 Fox 21: NRRI to Expand Research on Sensitive Great Lakes Food Web
Sep 4 Duluth News Tribune: Kayakers circumnavigate Lake Superior, make history
Sep 1 Pique: Inside a seed museum meant to track plant response to climate change
AUG 2016
Aug 31 Duluth News Tribune: UMD's Cina Hall greets brand new day --- Fox News
Aug 30 Business North: UMD report on economic connection between the Arrowhead region, Canada
Aug 30 Duluth News Tribune: HEALTH NOTES: Keeping teens safe during those home-alone hours
Aug 29 Fox 21: First Day of Class for 2016 Fall Semester at UMD
Aug 28 Duluth News Tribune: Do not eat: Researchers seek clues on mercury in St. Louis River estuary fish
Aug 26 Duluth News Tribune: Bumper crop at UMD farm --- Fox News --- WDIO NBC
Aug 26 Fox 21: Community Members Learn About Science, On the Deck
Aug 26 WDIO ABC: New Energy Storage System Installed at Hartley Nature Center
Aug 23 Duluth News Tribune: UMD rolls out the welcome mat for new students
Aug 23 Fox 21: UMD Students Celebrate Move-in Day: Police Stress Safety
Aug 23 WDIO ABC: Hundreds of Incoming Bulldogs Fill UMD Campus for Move-in Day
Aug 22 Fox 21: UMD Bulldogs are Finding Success After Graduation --- Duluth News Tribune
Aug 22 Fox 21: University of Minnesota Duluth Freshman Move into the Dorms
Aug 21 Duluth News Tribune: Finding ways to get more kids into the outdoors
Aug 21 Duluth News Tribune: Carlton students get hands-on learning about fish sampling
Aug 19 Atlas: The Fabulous History of JAZZ HANDS!
Aug 17 Duluth News Tribune: UMD research project adds 'new dimension' to understanding of African climate
Aug 14 Star Tribune: UMD Alumnus John Dauwalter named an accounting "Mover and Shaker."
Aug 14 Duluth News Tribune: UMD's Elaine Hansen comments on passing of developer Rob Link
Aug 12 Duluth News Tribune: Donation Funds UMD Math Lab -- FOX 21
Aug 12 Budgeteer News: Free giveaway! Of stereo microscopes? UMD donates to schools
Aug 12 PHYS ORG: Core sample taken from Lake Malawi reveals 1.3 million years of African history
Aug 11 WDIO ABC: Touchstone Award Nominee: Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center
Aug 10 Fox 21: UMD Research is Published in Nature Magazine --- WDIO NBC
Aug 7 WDIO ABC: UMD Team Conducts Lake Superior Research
Aug 7 Duluth News Tribune: Nature-based preschools growing in the Duluth area -faculty mentioned
Aug 7 Duluth News Tribune: UMD engineering students start a new tradition
Aug 6 WCCO CBS: eBay Blocks Sale Of Former UMD Student’s ‘Pokemon Go’ Account. --- Bring Me The News --- KBJR NBC
Aug 4 Duluth News Tribune: Art academy in old St. Peter’s Church on track -faculty mentioned.<
Aug 2 Fox 21: UMD Hosts a Science Equipment Giveaway.
JULY 2016
July 31 Star Tribune: For Cargill, a breakthrough ingredient presents a marketing challenge.
July 31 Duluth News Tribune: 50 years of the DECC - DECC memories: Shannon Miller.
July 31 Duluth News Tribune: 50 years of the DECC - UMD hockey, big step to the big time.
July 28 International Falls Journal: UMD Teen Enterprise planned at RRCC.
July 28 Fox 21: UMD Receives Equity and Diversity Transformation Awards.
July 27 710 AM: UMD Athletics cap off record-setting year for fundraising. -- Duluth News Tribune
July 27 Christian Science Moniter: Scientists probe ancient grains of rice and are surprised by what they find.
July 27 WDIO ABC: UMD Researchers Collect Data to Assess Wetland Health. -- Fox 21
July 22 Business North: NRRI research aims for competitive mining.
July 22 Duluth News Tribune: Northland storm update: Crews making progress in restoring power, but a lot of work remains -UMD mentioned.
July 21 Business North: Labovitz School announces distinguished alumni recipient.
July 20 NU Journal: MPCA issues latest revisions to proposed wild rice standards.
July 20 Minnesota Business: Reaching For Dollars.
July 20 Duluth News Tribune: Pianist, orchestra give WWII era work new life -faculty quoted.
July 19 Fox 21: Flood Runoff Impacts Lake Superior.
July 18 Journal of Blacks in Higher Education: A Check-Up on Black Enrollments in U.S. Medical Schools.
July 18 Business North: UMD faculty receive IDEA Awards.
July 18 Rochester Post Bulletin: Medical workforce shortage affects health care in Minnesota -faculty quoted.
July 17 Fox 21: Soudan Mine Lab Loses Key Research Project. -- Star Tribune
July 17 Duluth News Tribune: Effort to protect, track nesting terns in harbor turns up surprising results -UMD mentioned.
July 17 Hibbing Daily Tribune: Area phots displayed at Duluth museum.
July 15 Austin Daily Herald: Is there a doctor? Medical workforce shortage already affects region -faculty quoted.
July 15 Star Tribune: Review: 'The Fighting Frenchman: Minnesota's Boxing Legend Scott LeDoux,' by Paul Levy.
July 15 Duluth News Tribune: Relay for Life tonight.
July 14 WDIO-ABC: UMD Girls' Engineering Camp Helps Boost STEM Interest.
July 13 Minnesota Daily: At heart lab, anatomy gains new perspective.
July 13 Fox 21: UMD Hosts Camp "Kidsrock".
July 13 Renegade Craft: Maker Spotlight Jenny Lemons -alumni profiled.
July 11 KTTC NBC: Going for Gold - Hanna Hughes trying out for Olympic team.
July 10 Duluth News Tribune: Biz Buzz.
July 9 WDIO-ABC: Premiere of "Polaris" at UMD Planetarium Educates and Excites.
July 8 PBS: Study tracks 31-year history of female sexualization in video games -faculty quoted.
July 8 Duluth News Tribune: Fire damages UMD Library Annex building. --- KBJR --- WDAY --- WDIO-ABC
July 7 Fox 21: UMD Tribal State Relations Training Program Honored.
July 2 WDIO-ABC: New Campground Opens in Bagley Nature Area. -- Northland News NBC
July 1 Book: Lake Invaders: Invasive Species and the Battle for the Future of the Great Lakes -faculty quoted.
July 1 Minnesota Business: Reaching for Dollars. UMD's Subbaram Naidu's prosthetic hand featured.

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