Neuroscience Lab Helps Middle Schoolers Have Fun with Brains

Lab visits Cloquet Middle School, with sheep brains.

CLOQUET, Minn.- Kids at Cloquet Middle School got an in-depth look at the inner workings of the brain. The UMD Mobile Neuroscience Lab made a stop at the school with some sheep brains. 13 UMD psychology undergrad and graduate students used the brains to help the middle schoolers learn about the functions and parts of the human brain. “They’re, I…

Furry Friends Aid in Rehabilitation Process

Essentia Health Miller-Dwan Rehabilitation Center is Using Therapy Dogs for Recovering Patients

DULUTH, Minn. – Injuries are often unpredictable. When a crash, stroke or any type of trauma to the body happens, it can be devastating to our mental health. However, Essentia Health Medical Center in Duluth is looking to change that mindset, one pet at a time. “They need to be healthy to do this job. I want them to be…

Hermantown Hawks Raising Money for Fellow Hawk

Mike Anderson of Hermantown was Once Again Diagnosed with Brain Cancer in February

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – Hundreds of Hawks were soaring together in the Northland Wednesday morning. Students, staff, and faculty at Hermantown Middle School were crowded together for a group photo. It’s all for the husband of Special Education teacher, Jen Anderson. Former Hawk Mike Anderson graduated from Hermantown in 2002. “People say there’s kind of a motto at school that Hawks fly…