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Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture on view at Bell Museum

interactive cooking table

New exhibit follows food from farm to fork.

U of M Alumni Association announces fifth annual Day of Service

Day of Service

Spanning 32 cities worldwide, U of M alumni, family, and friends will serve their communities on Sept. 29.

U of M to host Minnesota Sparks event in Alexandria


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

U showcases research, entertainment and outreach at the 2018 MN State Fair

Goldy Gopher at the Minnesota State Fair

The State Fair features a 12-day schedule of events and exhibits that highlight the U’s presence the state and world.

The Great (University of) Minnesota Get-Together

State Fair

Ten U of M events at the State Fair that will leave you informed, entertained, or carrying home freebies.

Taking the plunge to fight aquatic invaders

Cecilia Riedman and Stephen Long look for invasive species in the water.

Volunteers around the state are taking a neighborly approach in the fight against invasive species.

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


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