Do you know what
the University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
does for you?

Together with communities across this great state, we're driving discoveries in the fields of food, water, and health that make all of our lives tastier, safer, healthier—and just plain better. Here are some of those stories.

Corey Smith, with beard, glasses, blue shirt and cap, at Glacial Lakes Wastewater Treatment Facility, Spicer, Minnesota

Clean water on tap

When towns and businesses tap University of Minnesota expertise, costs drop and water quality rises.

Guardians of the lake

A partnership between the US Geological Survey and the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center is testing solutions to control zebra mussels on Minnesota’s lakes.