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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. 

Homecoming 2017: From a corn roast to Ski-U-Mania

The 2017 Homecoming logo

Homecoming 2017 offers a range of events for students, alumni, and the greater community of Gopher supporters.

Giving back … with less fanfare

Volunteers pack food.

Homecoming’s Day of Service gave U alumni and friends a chance to give back to communities all across the country.

U of M alumni to give back on fourth-annual Day of Service

'M' flags flying in the wind.

Spanning 30 cities worldwide, U alumni, family and friends will serve communities on Oct. 14

U of M to host MN Sparks event on Crookston campus

Yellow flower.

MN Sparks brings U researchers—who are tackling the state's critical issues—into conversation with the community. 

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