News & Events


U of M buys community solar subscription

Solar panel

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

Measuring what matters

Stephanie Carlson and Phil Zelazo

Start-up Reflection Sciences is closing the opportunity gap by putting a simple tool in the hands of teachers.

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.

Charting the growing brain

Jed Elison and a child

Jed Elison leads in the search for early indicators of behavioral development that could change a child’s life.

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.

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.

Upcoming Events on the Twin Cities Campus


Select events from Oct. 20 through Nov. 3.

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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