Agriculture and Environment

Architecture and Design

Expert Alert

Finding the perfect winter coat

With weather cooling down significantly and annual sales like Black Friday and Cyber Monday approaching fast, many Minnesotans are in the market for a new, high quality winter coat. 

Arts and Humanities

Josh Bleichman and his mother, Lisa.

A perfect match

Josh Bleichman was in class when he received life-changing news.

Expert Alert

Best books to give for the holidays in 2022

If you plan to follow the “four-gift rule” this holiday season — something they want, something they need, something to wear and something to read — experts from the University of Minnesota Libraries can help you find a perfect present for that last category. 

Business and Management

Illustration of two people headed in different directions.
Research Brief

How divorce impacts work

Based on two new studies, researchers say divorce can have both negative and positive outcomes in the workplace. 


Campus Affairs


Safia Dockter and Solomiia Kuchma pose in a classroom.

Article sparks Ukrainian connection

A student’s reflections on the Russian invasion of Ukraine has led to a heartwarming connection with a Ukrainian schoolgirl in Minneapolis.



Portrait of Professor David Jacobs
Expert Alert

How is your heart health?

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the country in recent years, the leading cause of death in the United States — heart disease — did not change. February is designated as American Heart Month in an effort to confront this ongoing public health challenge by raising awareness about heart healthy behaviors and encouraging all Americans to focus on their cardiovascular health. 

Law and Policy

News Release

ChatGPT goes to law school

When ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence chatbot, was tasked with responding to University of Minnesota Law School questions from exams in several legal subject areas and graded blindly with a group of real student tests, it consistently achieved low but passing grades. 

Science and Technology

Sports and Recreation

Story Archive

UMN in the News

Resources for Journalists

The University Public Relations team for the Twin Cities campus is often the first call for journalists who seek help connecting to faculty experts or who wish to receive information about the University of Minnesota. From news releases to expert alerts to interviews on timely topics, University Public Relations provides the resources journalists need for their reporting in all areas of public interest.