Agriculture and Environment

The new solar array in the parking lot next to Mondale Hall.
Feature

Leading by example

At the University of Minnesota, combating climate change is serious business and a top priority.

Architecture and Design

Simon Ozbek in front of spacesuits at NASA
Feature

Be the voice of the user

When Simon Ozbek started his academic career he never imagined it would take him all the way to NASA. Read his interview.

Arts and Humanities

Timothy Johnson
Expert Alert

Expanding the Supreme Court

Professor Timothy Johnson in the College of Liberal Arts and Law School is available to comment on expanding the U.S. Supreme Court and the impact on the judicial nomination process.

Mark Bell
Expert Alert

Iran nuclear deal talks

Professor Mark Bell in the College of Liberal Arts is available to comment on the upcoming Iran nuclear agreement talks.

Business and Management

Campus Affairs

COVID-19 Stories, Insights, Expertise

sequencing
News Release

U of M receives CDC funding to sequence 6,000 COVID samples

The University of Minnesota Genomics Center (UMGC) announced today it has received funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct genome sequencing on 6,000 COVID-19 samples to aid national and global viral surveillance efforts.

Education

Jodi Dworkin on the left and a girl looking at a screen on the right.
Talking with U of M

Talking limiting screen time with U of M

University of Minnesota Professor Jodi Dworkin speaks to how screen time usage has changed, provides advice for parents, and the importance of screen-free time for families.

Health

Cuong Pham
Talking with U of M

Talking men’s health with U of M

Cuong Pham from the Community-University Health Care Center answers questions about why it is important for men to have annual appointments and how to navigate health questions with their primary care provider. 
 

Law and Policy

Sandra Ojiambo
Feature

A worldwide emergency

Alumna Sanda Ojiambo helps fight climate change as executive director of the Global Compact at the United Nations.

Science and Technology

Sports and Recreation

Kinsley
Talking with U of M

Talking aquatic invasive species with the U of M

Amy Kinsley, an assistant professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota, answers questions on what the latest research on AIS shows, what boaters and anglers alike can do to stop the spread of AIS, as well as the new AIS Explorer dashboard.

A montage of images of Sarah Bacon.
Feature

Bacon, Steveson win NCAA titles

Sarah Bacon won her third and fourth national championships in diving, and Gable Steveson claimed his first national title as a heavyweight wrestler.

Story Archive

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.