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UMN named a Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson's Disease Research


U of M awarded a grant totaling $9.07 million over the next five years to improve the lives of Parkinson’s patients.

Give with Goldy

Goldy wearing a cape playing with a boy

You can give Goldy Gopher a birthday gift by helping bring birthday celebrations to kids at Masonic Children’s Hospital.

U of M to host Minnesota Sparks in Fergus Falls


MN Sparks brings U researchers—who are tackling the state's critical issues—into conversation with the community. 

From You Betcha to Kon'nichiwa

carrie kuang

In exploring a new culture, honors student Carrie Kuang found a career.

Artificial blood vessels developed in the lab can grow with the recipient


Groundbreaking discovery could potentially prevent need for repeated surgeries in children.

Gophers host HopeDay Festival

A young boy poses with Goldy Gopher at the HopeDay Festival.

The University of Minnesota held the 10th annual HopeDay Festival for kids recently at TCF Bank Stadium. 

U of M and gener8tor announce partnership to boost support for U startups


gener8tor to run the Office for Technology Commercialization’s Discovery Capital program 

UMN study measures effects of congestion on access to jobs by car


Twin Cities metro area ranks #12 in access to jobs by car, #23 in loss of access to jobs by car due to congestion

U of M researchers identify an unexpected cause of mutation in cancer

Reuben Harris

Reuben Harris and team pinpoint enzyme that causes mutation in tumor cells

Upcoming Events on the Twin Cities Campus

People walking

Select events from Sept. 22 through Oct. 5.

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