Fall 2020

Ingenuity in action

COVID-19 derailed U faculty members’ research and students’ hands-on learning experiences. Here’s what they did next.

When COVID-19 upended University of Minnesota faculty members’ research and brought students’ hands-on research experiences to a screeching halt, they did what they do best: they started thinking.

Physicians, scientists, engineers, and learners mobilized, using their skills to protect frontline health care workers, severely ill patients, and the public alike.

Here are some examples of their ingenuity.