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Greater MN Outreach Event

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

The University of Minnesota system invites all alumni and community members to attend this free and exciting Greater Minnesota Outreach event!  Join us for brief faculty presentations with time for questions. Join us for this free event hosted by Regent Laura Brod.


University of Minnesota experts offer new insights into our health, our economy, and our lives.

3333 Division Street, St. Cloud

Thursday, November 10
5:30 p.m. - Doors Open
6-7:15 p.m. - Program
7:15 p.m. - Social time with presenters

Free event hosted by Regent Laura Brod


Hank Balfour
Could a vaccine help eliminate mono, multiple sclerosis, and cancer?
Epstein-Barr virus disease is one of the most common and complex viruses. It can cause mononucleosis, lymphoma, and other cancers, and may play a causative role in multiple sclerosis. The development of a vaccine is among the most promising research at the University of Minnesota.

Mark Seeley
Coping with Climate Change
Hear thoughts from climatologist and meteorologist on how, when weather no longer plays by the rules, we must adapt to the new rules of the game. Climate change is creating powerful new short- and long-term affects. You'll learn how to adapt to the new normal of extreme weather.

Ben Winchester '95
Rural Rebound
We often hear about a rural brain drain-young people leaving their hometowns after high school. Ben Winchester introduces you to in-migration. Young adults and their children are moving into rural communities, often surpassing the numbers of those moving away. This brain gain is a trend we need to sustain.

Click here to register and for more information for this exciting event.