News & Events


Board of Regents discusses presidential search during special meeting today

University seal

Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates has been selected to assist with the search for the 17th president of the University.

Tiny homes could solve a big problem

Tiny home artist rendering

A U of M student’s housing plan meets a community need in Duluth.

Research Brief: No defense for some plants in the eat-or-be-eaten world of grasslands

grasslands with sunset

Study sheds new light on the impact of fungi, insects and large animals on plant diversity — and vice versa.

The Great (University of) Minnesota Get-Together

State Fair

Ten U of M events at the State Fair that will leave you informed, entertained, or carrying home freebies.

Photo exhibition of never-before-seen works kicks off U of M’s College of Liberal Arts’ 150th anniversary celebration

Photo Gallery

Exhibit opens Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at the Nash Gallery.

To touch the sun

The Delta IV Heavy rocket for Solar Probe Plus is lifted into position at Cape Canaveral.

U physicists help NASA fly a spacecraft through the solar corona.

Research Brief: Rural residents lack workplace supports to juggle work and caregiving

Country road

A new U of M study shows caregiving can be particularly difficult for informal caregivers in rural areas.


Research Brief: Socioeconomic status affects childhood cancer survival rates

Childhood cancer

Findings from a U of M study provides insight for future intervention efforts aimed at closing the survival gap.

Chainbreaker ride funds research studying gut microorganisms and cancer at U of M

U of M sign

The Masonic Cancer Center announces recipients of $1.2 million Breakthrough Cancer Research Grant.


UMN Expert: Loss of local pharmacies in rural U.S.

Michael Swanoski

Dr. Michael Swanoski offers insight on how local pharmacists can reverse the downward trend in rural communities.

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