University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Why They’re Learning Abroad Over Spring Break

To expand his view. To open her mind. To see in new ways. Read Q&A with Andrew Koetter, Rebekah Shaffer, and Ashley Yaritz

Research News

Abstract of light-reflecting fibers radiating from a central area like a flower, with unfocused droplets of blue, green, and pink.

Honoring Three U Innovators

Daniel Voytas found a way to correct defective genes and insert new ones with surgical precision. Robert Vince invented the anti-HIV drug Ziagen. Kechun Zhang invented a biodegradable polyester made from sugar.

Education News

Harsh Mankad.

A Champion’s New Strategy

Harsh Mankad came to the U of M from Mumbai to study economics and play tennis, and he became an NCAA singles champion. Now retired from tennis, the MBA student is leveraging the skills he developed on the court to excel in business.

Outreach News

A rendering of The Sweet Spot, a pop-up park running April 20 through May 10 on the WAM Plaza.

Pop-up Park

In the last weeks of spring semester, students will turn Weisman Art Museum's concrete plaza into green space.

Events

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