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Maroon and gold in the Olympics

Two curling stones, one red/maroon and the other gold, on a sheet of ice

About 30 athletes, coaches, and staff with connections to the University of Minnesota will be at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Goldy wins national title … again!

A jubilant Goldy Gopher holding a championships trophy and surrounded by U of M cheer and dance team members

The U of M spirit squads once again turned in strong performances at the recent Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championships.

Academic All-Big Ten athletes named

M flags flapping in the wind

Ninety-five University of Minnesota student-athletes have earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

Gophers achieve record graduation rate

Gopher student-athletes in caps and gowns stand in front of the Goldy statue outside of the student union.

Golden Gopher student-athletes have posted a program-record 92 percent graduation rate, as measured by the NCAA's Graduation Success Rates (GSR). 

Doing the wave; making a difference

A large M flag waving

The Gopher football team joined Iowa players and fans in waving to patients in the University Children's Hospital in Iowa City.

Game to benefit hurricane relief in Puerto Rico

A large crowd at the Maturi Pavilion

The men’s basketball team will host an exhibition game Nov. 5 in Maturi Pavilion, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefitting hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

Rachel Wians: A hate-love relationship with dentistry

Rachel Wians in a dental lab

Rachel Wians is close to earning her undergraduate degree in physiology, and already has her next step planned—dental school.

An ethic of serving others

Ryan Santoso punting in a game

Ryan Santoso has been nominated for an award recognizing athletic and academic achievement and community service.

M Club Hall of Fame names star-studded Class of 2017

Athletes from the M Club Hall of Fame Class of 2017

The University of Minnesota “M” Club recently announced its 2017 class of nine Hall of Fame inductees.

U athletes awarded Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Awards

Goldy Gopher next to the Goldy statue outside of Coffman Union.

U of M student-athletes were awarded 83 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Awards for the 2016-17 season.

Gophers score well with B1G academic honors

'M' flags flying in the wind.

Twelve dozen University of Minnesota student-athletes were honored on the Academic All-Big Ten Team for spring and at-large sports, the conference announced on May 31.

Gopher softball team wins B1G

The Gopher softball team holds its banner for winning the Big Ten Tournament championship.

The U of M softball team has backed up its Big Ten regular season title with another championship—its second straight Big Ten Tournament title—and now looks to make a move in the NCAA Tournament.