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Bell Museum’s new planetarium brings the universe home

Bell planetarium interior

Virtual journeys through the stars or along any other path traced by science are reality at the new Bell.

Financial education for families

Sharon Powell gives financial advice.

U of M Extension educator Sharon Powell teaches low-income individuals and families how to improve their financial situations.

Green tomatoes take the cake

Leensa Ahmed and Jasmine Salter tend to produce for the Green Garden Bakery.

Master Gardener volunteers and Extension partners inspire kids in north Minneapolis to start a healthy desserts business.

U selects Ramsey, Scott Counties as next partners for Resilient Communities Project

Lake

The RCP partnerships will engage hundreds of University of Minnesota students during 2018–2019 academic year.

Bringing dental care to Minnesotans (and vice versa)

An illustration of the Mobile Dental Clinic

The Mobile Dental Clinic and other partnerships bring dental care to communities where it’s most needed.

Weisman gets straightened out

The Weisman Art Museum, after being straightened out.

University of Minnesota’s Weisman Art Museum gets surprise makeover

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. 

U of M to host Minnesota Sparks event in Worthington

Woman holding goat

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

Economic impact of the University of Minnesota exceeds $8.6 billion annually

UMN Economic Impact

U of M contributes $8.6 billion a year in economic activity—supporting 77,000 jobs, generating $470 million in taxes.

U of M crowdsourcing project transcribes Supreme Court justices’ handwritten notes

handwritten note

Transcriptions provide unprecedented access to the justices' conversations.

Art on ice

College of Design student-created Welcome Shanty on Lake Harriet

Winter can’t chill the creativity of these U of M students.

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.

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