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Changing course to make change

Carlson student Edward Presley

Non-traditional student Edward Presley is using his life experience to help others succeed.

UMN celebrates 158 years at the Great Minnesota Get Together

A marching band wearing gold T-shirts walks while playing at the Minnesota State Fair with the Skyride operating overhead.

Exhibits and events focus on addressing issues impacting all Minnesotans.

U of M to host MN Sparks event in Andover

Artist’s conception of a bright orange neuron.

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

Ten great UMN things to do at the fair

Band members march at the Minnesota State Fair.

Here are 10 attractions that will leave you informed, entertained, or carrying home freebies. 

New U report explores sex buyers in Minnesota

Trafficking

First-of-its-kind research provides insight toward national model to combating sex trafficking.

Helping Greater Minnesota grow

typical main street in a small town

New U of M research aims to help rural Minnesota communities thrive.

Dome Construction Begins on Planetarium at the New Bell Museum

Bell Museum Planetarium Rendering

Latest Technology Makes the Theater the First of Its Kind in the World.

MN Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center announces six new projects

MAISRC Researcher

Projects range from assessing impacts of AIS on walleye populations, reducing spread of spiny waterflea, and more.

Extending the pipeline

High school students talking to one another

High school students interested in medicine get coaching from U of M medical students.

Extension receives $1 million to help Greater Minnesota

main Street

Federal research grants build upon ‘brain gain’ studies, local food access to wholesale distribution      

U Libraries named recipient of nation’s highest museum and library honor

Books on a table

U of M libraries just the third academic library in 23 years to win the award for its community contributions.

Citizen Science Association conference gathers experts to expand movement

Students looking at a computer

Researchers to share knowledge and best practices in establishing high standards while engaging volunteer support 

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