Thinking through the dirt

A student works on a dig at Fort Snelling.

U of M anthropology professor Katherine Hayes and her students are unearthing a fuller story of Fort Snelling.

To break down stereotypes about librarians

André  Nault

André Nault is not only a U librarian, he’s also an adjunct professor and an advocate for reducing students’ debt.

U of M hosts summit to improve student success with open textbooks

Students studying

Participating institutions have saved students over $3.1 million since 2012 inception 

Inspiring young women

Holly McKissick

Holly McKissick knows firsthand the importance of female engineering role models.

Tuition relief for middle-class families

Students walk along Northrop Mall.

The U is stepping up efforts to increase financial aid for students of middle-class families.

Why They’re Learning Abroad


To expand his view. To open her mind. To see in new ways.

Strength Lives in Languages

La Ofrenda. Mural painted by Yreina Cervántez

Jenna Cushing-Leubner works with teachers and youth to create learning spaces where languages "bring knowledge from many places."