10 students and alumni receive Fulbright Awards

UMN seniors and recent graduates have been offered grants to study and teach abroad during the 2018-19 academic year.

Research finds early childhood program linked to degree completion at age 35

Teacher working with kids

30-year follow-up study of Chicago graduates shows increased postsecondary attainment.

Hidden in plain sight

Kevin Ehrman-Solberg

A student’s understanding of his city changes after a research project uncovers a history of structural racism.

Vital years

Elderly female hands folded on lap.

An innovative approach to healthy aging focuses on an older person’s strengths in their environment.

“Just like you need water, you need education”

troy wildenberg, maryan garane, and sonia paredes

First-generation students talk about their experiences with higher education.

The power to make change

Malik Day

Malik Day believes higher education has given him the opportunity to realize his dreams.

More than 30,000 school kids will be on the U of M campus to learn about science

Energy and U at the University of Minnesota. Shows fire-related experiment.

Flames, explosions, and scientists dropping 20 feet through the air are just a few of the exciting demos kids will see.

Study: High-stakes tests a likely factor in STEM performance gap

Students in lab

Findings suggest changing how instructors assess students could help close the achievement gap in some STEM courses.

U of M study affirms new strategies for reducing achievement gap

Students raising their hands

The Child-Parent Center program led to literacy gains in St. Paul Public schools.

Biology exams can put female students at a disadvantage, researchers find

Journalism students

A new study suggests that women are more heavily influenced than men by test anxiety.

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