https://twin-cities.umn.edu/

Tackling water sustainability in Haiti

Michele Girard emphasizes community decision-making in her winning Acara Challenge project. Read more about her great work in Haiti.

News Items

Amalia Hornung

Playing well with machines

The University of Minnesota is preparing students for careers of the future—like in robotics and 3D printing. Read more about this mechanically inclined student.

Aayush Agrawal

The power of data analytics

The University of Minnesota is preparing students for careers of the future—like in data analytics. Read more about this newly minted lead data scientist for Land O’Lakes.

Eric Sannerud

Food systems: a full career menu

The University of Minnesota is preparing students for careers of the future—like in food systems. Read more about this entrepreneurial alum.

We are #UMNdriven

Student

"At the U of M, I get to sit in the same class with great professors who don't just teach me academic materials but also valuable knowledge for my career and personal growth."

Hilmi J.
Civil Engineering

Student

"I want to make a difference in the education system. I want to reform the policies that govern the key to escaping the cycle, I want to work closely with those who understand the importance of an education and the exponential benefits it provides."

Jael K.
Finance and Marketing

Student

"I was an intern in the US Senate. Working as a staffer is all about comprehension and communication, and my majors both provide a strong basis for that."

Ian K.
English and Political Science

Student

"I miss working with kids in the close and intensive way that you do when you are their special education teacher. But being a grad student allows me to learn more about how to better support the students for whom I most care (about)”

Britta B
Special Education PhD

Student

“I chose this path [becoming a Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) teacher] because I am driven to understand issues that impact the lives of the people in the Deaf community and what I can do to contribute—especially towards Deaf children’s education.”

Aaron W
Special Education DHH MEd

Student

"Thanks to support from the College of Liberal Arts, I was able to complete internships in both Los Angeles and New York working in media and journalism. These internships not only helped me to make friends in my field and narrow my career goals, but also gave me the experience of locating alone to an incredibly large city."

Palmer H
English and French