University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Growing Hope

From a single ancient grain, we're harvesting new ways to feed the world. Learn more about breeding stronger wheat.

Research News

Female researcher using a pipet.

Top Five Medical Research Highlights for 2014

Medical research at the U of M had a banner year in 2014. From unlocking secrets of heart cells to pioneering a way to relieve the suffering of children with pancreatitis, the discoveries kept pushing back the frontiers of medicine.

Education News

Joelle Stangler and Senator Al Fraken stand in front of an American and Minnesota flag.

She Would Lead

Joelle Stangler ’16 returned from this year’s State of the Union Address confirmed in her goal of serving Minnesota and clear about how to achieve it.

Outreach News

Group of students in science lab.

High Schoolers Experience Research

By bringing research-based courses into Minnesota’s schools, U of M faculty are empowering students and their teachers.

Events

#UMNProud

At the U of M, we see the everyday as never seen before. Tag your photos #UMNProud.

  • Best free thing I've ever gotten at the U! Floss that's good enough even for Goldy's big teeth! #umnproud #goldy
  • McNamara Alumni Center 
Striking features include a pink granite-covered geode exterior with star-shaped glass fissures; an 85-foot tall Memorial Hall complete with six miles of wood lining its walls. -UMN, Twin Cities
#umncampus #umnproud #umn #WHPgeomet
  • Loved the CSE light show tonight! #UMNproud #CSElightshow #winter #holidayseason #christmas #SkiUMah #nofilter
  • The newly remodeled Northrup looks awesome. #UMNproud
  • B.A. in Anthropology ✔️ I am officially finished with my undergraduate degree and a University of Minnesota Alumn! Transferring to the U was the best decision I've ever made! Congrats to everyone else that graduate this semester!! Forever maroon
  • Less than 48 hours until this bowl and new year happens! Can't wait! #abouthalfway #CitrusBowl #citrusbowlbound #umnproud  #gophersports
  • GO GOPHERS!!!!!! #BWWCitrusBowl #SkiUMah #Gophers #GoGophers #GoldyTheGopher #OrlandoOrBust #Minnesota #UofM #brickbybrick #RoadTrip #BeatMizzou #Orlando #citrusbowl #UMNproud Follow me on Twitter @derek_shuck
  • Future Gophers?! 🐻❤️💛