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2 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Our View: Lommel's attitude astounds, inspiresOur View: Lommel's...

Our View: Lommel's attitude astounds, inspires on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/04/15/view-lommels-attitude-astounds-inspires/7760663/ Alyssa Lommel, 19, sits at home April 8 surrounded by signs, jerseys, stuffed animals, blankets and other items she received from friends and well-wishers after she spent a nearly fatal ... (more)

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Related Topix: Duluth, MN, St. Cloud, MN, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Star Tribune

19-year-old who spent night in bitter cold is doing well, plans return to college

Alyssa Lommel, 19, talks Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at her home in St. Cloud. Lommel is recovering after spending a nearly fatal night outside in below zero temperatures on Dec. 7 in Duluth.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Dear Kitty

Spanish village changing anti-Jewish name?

Maureen Tobin Stanley, associate professor of Spanish language, literature, and culture at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, spoke at Vanderbilt University Oct. 23 as part of the Holocaust Lecture Series.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Hypothermia victim Lommel recovering, looks to future

Hypothermia victim Lommel recovering, looks to future on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/04/13/hypothermia-victim-lommel-recovering-looks-future/7662115/ Four months after a cold-weather accident left Alyssa Lommel with amputated hands and feet, she's in the process of making a remarkable recovery.

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Related Topix: Weather, Duluth, MN, St. Cloud, MN, Alexandria, MN

Nature Neuroscience

Oncology and / or Neuroscience: *3 positions* Full, Associate...

These three openings represent a dynamic opportunity for individuals or a scientific team to complement our Department's commitment to outstanding research, innovative teaching and leadership in the optimization of drug therapy.

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Star Tribune

Ex-MinuteClinic CEO to lead software firm Verify Group

Michael Howe, a veteran consumer brand manager who was CEO of fast-growing MinuteClinic from 2005 to 2008, has moved from board member to CEO of Verify Corp. The small company, founded about a decade ago by Minneapolis businessman David Dillon, operates two software companies.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

UMD, CSS students meet with Duluth business professionals, learn that city is hiring

"I'd like to stay here in Duluth, I'm kind of looking at finding a job as a CPA," said Schwanbeck.

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She Knows

How gophers could hold the key to weight loss

According to a recent report published by the Center for Disease Control, more than two-thirds of the adult population in America is overweight.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Finance and Commerce

Progress MN: Jeff Hamiel

Education: Doctorate in public administration, Hamline University; M.A., public administration, Northern Michigan University; B.A., geography, University of Minnesota, Duluth.

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Free Republic

UMD team’s snowmobile sweeps competition

In a competition to create a cleaner-running, quieter snowmobile, the team from the University of Minnesota Duluth reduced friction and turned heads to dominate the competition when it came to style and functionality at the 2014 Society of Automotive Engineers Clean Snowmobile Challenge.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Duluth student frostbite victim to get robotic hand

Alyssa Lommel, the University of Minnesota Duluth student who suffered frostbite after spending several hours outside in subzero temperatures, was on the search for an electric hand last week.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

UMD team's snowmobile sweeps competition

From left to right: Brandon Salaba, Kyle Schroer, Eric Skare, Dylan Dahlheimer, Joe Lofgren, Kyle Levanen, Heather Tinus, Nicole Sovde, Charlie Gordon at the 2014 Society of Automotive Engineers Clean Snowmobile Challenge.

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WDIO

Be The Match at UMD

Tuesday a group of students at the University of Minnesota Duluth asked other students, staff and folk like you to be the match.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Local man's mission: Mars or bust

An SCSU grad envisions living - and dying - on Mars as a way to inspire a generation of students to pursue science.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Business North

City takes digital leap of faith

Photo: Meetings and events such as the mayor's state of the city address are being archived for retrieval when residents find it most convenient.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

UMD's student led investment fund breaches $1-million for first time

Students at the University of Minnesota Duluth are managing a portfolio of assets worth over $1M for the first time in the Financial Market Program's history.

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Green Bay Press-Gazette

College notes April 2

ISU: David Irvine, Neenah, ranks in the top 2 percent in his class for business at Iowa State University.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Campus news

<![CDATA[MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Sarah Wolff of Marshfield has been named to the fall 2013 semester dean's list at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. DULUTH - Jordan Bauman of Edgar has been named to the fall 2013 semester dean's list at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. WAUKESHA - The following local students were named to the fall 2013 semeter dean's list at Carroll University: Micaela Haas, Colby; Amy Ott and Lanae Staab, Marshfield; and Quinn Balz, Stratford. SPRING ARBOR, Mich. - Gallant Fish of Spencer was named to the fall 2013 academic honors list at Spring Arbor University. MILWAUKEE - The following local students were named to the winter 2013-14 quarter honors list at Milwaukee School of Engineering: Holly Denfeld, Edgar; and Ethan Ensign Unity. MILWAUKEE - The following local students were named to the winter 2013-14 quarter deans list at Milwaukee School of Engineering: Kyle Greunke, Auburndale; Rhiannon Mohan, Colby; Travis Pischel, Marshfield; and Jordan Buss, Spencer. ST. PAUL, Minn. - The following local students were named to the fall 2013 semester dean's list at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul: Morgan Huber, Colby, highest honors; Alicia Kaiser, Marshfield, highest honors; Daniel Petkau, Rib Lake, honors; Benjamin Streckert, Unity, highest honors. ST. PAUL, Minn. - Alicia Kaiser of Marshfield graduated summa cum laude in December from the University of Northwestern-St. Paul. ST. PAUL, Minn. - Kori Krueger of Marshfield graduated in December from the University of St. Thomas with an MBA in health care. OSHKOSH - The following local students graduated in December from UW-Oshkosh: Zachary Wright, Marshfield, BS, philosophy, English; Carola Buehler, Medford, BS, human services leadership; Kassondra Batchelor, Owen, BS, human services leadership; Karissa Quinlan, Pittsville, BS, nursing; Cailee Schuh, BS, nursing. WHITEWATER - The following local students received degrees in December from UW-Whitewater: Alec Frey, Marshfield, BS, media arts and game development; Nicholas Peters, Medford, cum laude, Bachelor of Music; Grant Bub, Medford, Bachelor of Business Administration, finance; David Williams, Owen, BBA, finance; Jessica Haas, Thorp, BS, English. WHITEWATER - More than 200 students, who spent the academic year exploring research topics from music education to natural sciences, presented their findings March 19 at Undergraduate Research Day at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Tiffany Tresemer, a junior theater major from Neillsville, presented a project titled "Preparation, Practice and Performance of Audition Material and The Rover: An Unrealized Costume Design."

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Duluth wellness fair aims to promote a healthy mind and body

Duluth community members came together on Saturday for the fifth annual Northland Health and Wellness Fair, held at the University of Minnesota Duluth, to learn more about organizations that are promoting the well being of the city.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

UMD hosts Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice Expo to teach Northlanders about global issues

Northlanders were given the chance to learn about a variety of global issues Tuesday night at the University of Minnesota Duluth's Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice Expo.

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