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Brian Korthals/Daily Globe Dr. Randy Simonson (right) leads University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler on a tour of the Newport Labs facility Tuesday afternoon in Worthington.

U of M president visits Newport Labs

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WORTHINGTON -- University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler visited Worthington for the first time Tuesday as part of a two-day trip to southwest Minnesota, touring Newport Laboratories.


Kaler, who assumed presidency on July 1, said it was fantastic for people to be able to take such fundamental science to practical and important applications.

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