Today we learned that former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter. We hope that the jury’s verdict represents a measure of accountability and comfort for George Floyd’s family, his loved ones and the communities that have been impacted by his tragic death—and perhaps a welcome departure from instances where there has been no accountability at all.
Yesterday’s fatal shooting in Brooklyn Center of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, brings pain, fear, anger, and anxiety flooding back to our community.
Project reports "lake water temps are rising fastest in the northern forests, promoting algae blooms."
Dr. North joins the department to lead the Urban and Community Forestry track.
Her research is featured in the latest issue of The Cross Pollinator and a video from the Adaptive Silviculture for Climate Change project.
Clare Boerigter chronicled stories from the Cloquet Forestry Center in immersive storyboards.
New forestry professor, Dr. Eric North, awarded 2020 Nebraska Statewide Arboretum’s Educator Award
Dr. Reich is one of 22 current University of Minnesota researchers named in the 2020 Highly Cited Researchers list. The international list recognizes researchers who published multiple highly-cited papers during the last decade and whose citation records place them in the top one percent of citation counts for field and publication year.
Dr. Schneider discusses a University of Minnesota study revealing the challenges of social distancing on trails in an interview with the Minneapolis StarTribune.
John Tester's book Minnesota's Natural Heritage is updated on its 25th anniversary by Rebecca Montgomery, Susan Galatowitsch, and John Moriarty.