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Today, Tuesday, Dec. 3, is the second annual #GivingTuesday, a national day to kick off “giving season.” People all over the country will take a moment in the midst of their holiday spending to give time or money to those in need. Recently, the University of Minnesota took part in a similar state-wide initiative to help its neighbors and friends. Thursday, Nov. 14, is “Give to the Max Day” in Minnesota. This year, for the first time, the University of Minnesota collected its resources and put together a campaign to raise awareness and funds across the entire campus. “’Give to
Big research can require looking at incredibly small things. Soon, the University of Minnesota will be able to examine the smallest materials in detail never seen before. Minnesota will be the first in the world to install a new FEI Tecnai Femto ultrafast electron microscope (UEM). The equipment will be installed this month in the University of Minnesota Shepherd Laboratories before moving to its permanent home at the new Gore Annex of Amundson Hall when construction is completed next year. The new Tecnai Femto UEM is the first system to commercialize the patented ultrafast electron microscopy. With this new technology,