Retiring VP Mulcahy retooled U research



By Thomas Lee, Star Tribune

“If Tim Mulcahy seems noticeably relaxed these days, that’s probably because he is. Like any soon-to-be retiree, Mulcahy, 61, is looking forward to a life of travel, photography and writing after he steps down as University of Minnesota’s vice president of research in December.

But more important, Mulcahy walks away from the job confident the university has pumped a steady flow of jobs and innovation into Minnesota’s economy. Once an intractable sinkhole for intellectual property, the university has emerged as a credible place to launch startups and develop new technologies.”

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