McCann takes place in history with marching band

Betsy Kerns McCann is the first-ever female marching band director in the Big Ten. Read more

Changing the world: Clara Adams-Ender

Clara Adams-Ender, the first nurse to command a major Army base, is the homecoming parade grand marshal. Learn more about Clara

Homecoming football trivia

As the University of Minnesota celebrates its 102nd homecoming, here is some homecoming-related football trivia. Read the trivia

We are #UMNdriven


“Throughout my years at the U, taking one opportunity has opened the door for another opportunity and pushed me out of my comfort zone, which has helped me figure out what I want to do and where I want to go with the rest of my life. This last semester I want to remember all of the hard work I've done in the past 3 and a half years and use that to finish out the year strong.”

Hannah ’16
Biological Sciences


“Design reflects and shapes culture. Design can be art and self expression, but also has a purpose to influence other people. Not everyone gets the opportunity to let their message be heard.”

Sarah J. ’17
Graphic Design


“My favorite thing about the U... the people here. Everywhere you go, in your classes, clubs, and social settings, there are a huge variety of backgrounds and personalities. It makes for a more interesting place.”

Jamie ’16
Finance, Management Information Systems, Entrepreneurial Management


“My time at the U so far has been about creating new opportunities for my future. I eventually want to go on to PT school to become a physical therapist. And of course, I want to make my mom proud.”

Jimmy ’18


“I think proper communication is important for solving problems in society. People misconstrue things all the time. I think words are very powerful and often times not valued. People say things and don’t care about the context.”

Zach S. ’17
Strategic Communication