Faculty Speaking Events

U of M Faculty speak at a variety of events throughout the year.


University of Minnesota Minne-College programs are held late each winter in southwest Florida (Naples area) and in Phoenix. They feature University faculty and experts speaking on topics of current interest and conclude with a University reception featuring top officials.

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Minne-College in Florida

Saturday, January 20, 2018
Topics include:

  • A Window into Alzheimer's: Are the Eyes A Key to Early Detection and Prevention?
  • Ordinary Magic: Resilience in Development
  • African Lions on the Brink
  • The Gene Therapy Revolution
  • The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Study
  • The Geography of Food: Read the Label
  • Exploring the Mysteries of the Sun: Explosions on our Closest Star

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Minne-College in Arizona

Saturday, February 10, 2018
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M Sparks
From our back doors to our borders, the University of Minnesota has a profound impact on communities across the state. Covering a wide range of topics, University of Minnesota experts offer new insights throughout greater Minnesota. Join us for a local conversation and learn more about unique topics like how lead is impacting our wildlife, climate change in our own backyard, how bears are advancing our medical knowledge, the connection between dental hygiene and health and much more. The University of Minnesota hopes to spark your interest and welcomes you to be a part of the discussion for a better Minnesota.

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