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A pet owner and his dog visit with a U of M veterinary student.

Driven by the students

A student-led volunteer organization provides veterinary services to Minnesota Native American communities.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
a mother and child at a computer

Improving autism intervention

The Institute on Community Integration is closing the gap between rural and urban autism diagnosis.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Brigid Tuck chats with a group of community members.

Bringing meaning to data

Extension economics analyst Brigid Tuck helps decision-makers enhance the value in their communities.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
A family walks on a sidewalk in Spring Valley, Minnesota.

‘Making it home’ in regional small towns

U of M Extension initiatives help small towns to create a community-wide vision for attracting new residents.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

U of M to host Minnesota SPARKS event in Waseca

The event brings U researchers—who are tackling the area’s critical issues—into conversation with the community.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
A child grips a football player held by a Golden Gopher athlete at the HopeDay Festival.

Gophers host annual HopeDay Festival

The U of M athletic department held its largest community service event of the year recently at TCF Bank Stadium.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
A man wearing waders holds an aquatic plant in his hands as he stands in the shallow waters of Turtle Lake.

Our Lake, Our Legacy: protecting Minnesota’s life at the lake

Lakes are a part of the people of Minnesota’s identity. We all want to protect that. But there are 13 million surface acres of water in Minnesota—and a limited number of paid professionals available to prevent the serious threat of aquatic invasive species (AIS). So U of M faculty members Megan Weber and Dan Larkin are enlisting passionate citizens to protect Minnesota’s waters. Through the innovative AIS Detectors program, volunteers like Stephen Long and Cecilia Riedman are keeping these species from spreading to the pristine waters they call home.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities