MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL - Join the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering (CSE) for a dazzling light show designed by science and engineering students. The high-tech light show features more than 250,000 LED lights set to music, some of which is written and recorded by University of Minnesota students. This year’s show features new light installations and new music. The CSE Winter Light Show event is on the Civil Engineering Building Plaza, 500 Pillsbury Dr. S.E., Minneapolis. Each show will last about 20 minutes.
Next time you hoist a locally made craft beer, consider making a toast to the University of Minnesota's College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS), for without the college’s research and outreach efforts, you might be drinking a less flavorful, mass-produced beverage.
Oak wilt fungus is another invasive plant pathogen that often goes unnoticed, until it’s too late. Not anymore. New technology developed by University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) researcher Abdennour Abbas and his team offers a simple, affordable diagnostic test utilizing nanotechnology and gold. Abbas is an assistant professor of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering.