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.