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Amaniel Mrutu is utilizing his background conducting research in mathematics education and is realigning the direction of his future research with Dr. Michael Rodriguez’s Minnesota Youth Development Research Group, which explores the skills and supports that facilitate social emotional learning in adolescents.
The Graduate School is pleased to announce that the Graduate School's Director of Admissions, Dean Tsantir, and International Admission's Officer, Paula Baker, have been selected as the recipients of the 2019 NAGAP Promotion of Excellence Award for their work as members of the NAGAP Research Committee.
The University of Minnesota and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) announced a new partnership today for exchanging knowledge and accelerating educational opportunities for talented African mathematicians. The University of Minnesota is one of only four universities in the United States who are AIMS academic partners. Founded in 2003, AIMS recruits Africa’s most talented university graduates and provides them with a series of intensive, cutting-edge courses in mathematics to enter technical professions or to pursue graduate studies in technical and scientific fields.
Willow Coyote-Maestas is the first University of Minnesota graduate student to receive the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowship. His research in the area of focuses on ion channels whose misregulation is involved in numerous neurological and cardiac diseases. Willow's findings could have great application in developing improved drugs for neurological and cardiac disorders.