High Honor for Young Chemist

A drop of liquid hangs from the tip of a glass pipette over an assembly of test tubes.

Erin Carlson, an associate professor of chemistry, has received the federal government’s highest award for science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their careers.

Building a Better U

A group of people walks toward the Minnesota State Capitol.

The University is advancing this year’s capital request to the Minnesota Legislature for six projects that will renovate facilities and provide students access to 21st-century learning tools. 

University of Minnesota Twin Cities and Rochester Campuses Meet All 21 Accreditation Requirements

The University of Minnesota recently received news from the Higher Learning Commission that the commission has formally accepted the conclusions of the accreditation team that visited the Twin Cities and Rochester campuses last October.

U of M Twin Cities Recognized as Top-Producer of Fulbright Student Awards

In a recent announcement by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities ranks sixth in the nation among public universities in the number of 2015-2016 Fulbright Program student awards.

‘Tiny Curators’ Pay It Forward to the Bell

Maria and Miller Williams

Siblings Maria and Miller Williams recently staged a “Tiny Natural History Museum” and donated half of their profits to the Bell Museum of Natural History. The Bell responded with gifts for the kids and a special behind-the-scenes tour. 

In the Pursuit of Science

Sammy Shaker in a lab

Sammy Shaker is 20 years old, graduating, and heading overseas after receiving one of the most prestigious scholarships in the United States.

University of Minnesota senior wins prestigious science scholarship to Cambridge University