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U of M buys community solar subscription

Solar panel

The U of M is tapping into a new source of power.

McCann takes place in history with marching band

Betsy McCann in action

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

Board of Regents approves FY18-19 biennial budget request

Glass apple with university seal

Students, faculty, staff and the state of Minnesota stand to benefit from the U of M’s FY18-19 biennial budget request.

Changing the world: Clara Adams-Ender

Clara Adams-Ender

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

U of M receives major U.S. Department of Energy grant

Photo of CSE researchers Chubukov, Jalan, Leighton, Greven, and Fernandes

Research could improve important technologies such as data storage and power generation.

Homecoming football trivia

The Mardi Gras Homecoming button from 1941.

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

Minnesota Water Resources Conference set for October 18-19

A man and child peer off of a dock and into a body of water.

Wetlands, drainage and lessons learned from the Flint water crisis leads 2016 Minnesota Water Resources Conference

Brian Burnett named U of M senior vice president for finance and operations

Brian Burnett

Pending Board of Regents approval, Burnett would start Nov. 17

Scholars team up to show forest biodiversity is green in more ways than one


A team of scholars from 90 institutions in 44 countries show that biodiversity provides enormous economic benefits. 

U of M celebrates Homecoming week with “Gopher Glory”


This year’s theme, “Gopher Glory” celebrates school spirit by allowing students to share their Gopher pride.

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