Feeding the world’s growing population on its finite and often endangered resources is a challenge for the ages. We’re working across disciplines to abolish hunger.
In order to close the opportunity gap for healthy child development in Minnesota and across the nation, researchers are changing the conversation from one of achievement to one of opportunity. We’re tackling the opportunity gap from every angle.
We are #UMNdriven
“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
“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.”
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.”
“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.”
“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
- Homecoming 2016—Gopher Glory: October 15–22
October 4: Mycology: Study, Forage, Savor (LearningLife course)
30: A Participatory Performance with Pauline Oliveros
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
December 31: View From a Canoe
1: Fall at Cedar Creek!
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
1: Open Streets ANTHROPOCENIC MIDDEN SURVEY: Mississippi River
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.