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Haley Cureton, School of Public Health ‘13, selected as 2018 Dalai Lama Fellow

Haley Cureton

Cureton is one of 26 fellows selected worldwide.

Mellon Foundation awards U of M Department of History with grant to advance education

Earl Lewis

Gift honors U of M Ph.D. graduate and Mellon Foundation President Earl Lewis upon retirement.

 

10 students and alumni receive Fulbright Awards

UMN seniors and recent graduates have been offered grants to study and teach abroad during the 2018-19 academic year.

Portrait in perseverance

Trang Bui, in glasses, on Northrop Mall in warm weather.

Seventeen years of setbacks couldn’t keep Trang Bui from earning a degree—and a job as an electrical engineer.

Her passion for cheese changed the family farm

Alise Sjostrom and some of her farmstead cheeses

U of M graduate Alise Sjostrom’s cheese making is reinvigorating her family’s farm.

U of M to host Minnesota Sparks event in Cloquet

River

The event brings three U researchers—who are tackling the area’s critical issues—into conversation with the community. 

Parks proud

Jennifer Ringold standing in front of a Minneapolis lake and the city's skyline

Helping build on Minneapolis parks’ reputation for excellence is all in a day’s work for Jennifer Ringold.

University of Minnesota Alumni Association opens Alumni Market

U of M Alumni Market

The Market is believed to be first alumni-maker online store to sell only products created by alumni-owned businesses.

The seeds of success: Benjamin VandenWymelenberg

Ben VandenWymelenberg

Ben VandenWymelenberg's strong entrepreneurial vision and drive recently earned him the 2017 U40 Alumni Leader Award.

U of M to hold MN Sparks event on Rochester campus

A doctor writing on a clipboard

The event brings three U researchers—who are tackling the area’s critical issues—into conversation with the community. 

Pioneering pathologist wins coveted award

Dr. Lucy Balian Rorke-Adams with a skull.

Alum Lucy Balian Rorke-Adams pioneered the field of pediatric neuropathology.

From trolley rides to ‘bonfires’: Homecoming over the years

The Homecoming Committee raises a giant gopher in front of Coffman Union

Looking back at the 103 years of Homecomings, it’s been quite a ride. 

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