Category Archives: Feature stories

Finding Her Field

June 01

Connor Jo Lewis discovers the field of biostatistics through a love of math and a drive to end cystic fibrosis, a disease she was diagnosed with as a child.

School of Public Health faculty, staff, and students at the March for Science in St. Paul, Minn on April 22

SPH at the 2017 March for Science

May 01
School of Public Health Professor Alan Lifson spoke to a crowd of 10,000 people from the Minnesota State Capitol steps at the April 22 March for Science. He reminded us that "there are policy issues that divide us a​s a​ state and a nation, but science should not be one...

Taking Policies to the White House

March 13

Public Health Administration and Policy MPH student Jake Maxon served as an intern at the White House to work on HIV/AIDS policy.

Making the Environment Their Business

February 07

SPH’s Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) works with businesses across the state to produce less waste and to save water and electricity.

Mary Kosuth

Environmental Awareness

January 05

Environmental Health student Mary Kosuth is investigating microplastics and whether or not they end up in our food and drinks.

Don’t Shoot

November 02

How a public health approach — which focuses on keeping people safe and informing policy — can help solve one of our country’s biggest problems.