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U of M alumni to give back on fourth-annual Day of Service

'M' flags flying in the wind.

Spanning 30 cities worldwide, U alumni, family and friends will serve communities on Oct. 14

Board of Regents looks to the future of UMN outreach, education, research

A glass apple with the regents seal on it

Board to discuss UMN outreach mission, is expected to take action on six year capital plan, 2018 legislative request.

Tapping the next generation of hunger researchers

Students partake in the Minnesota Youth Institute program.

Each year, the Minnesota Youth Institute gives high school students the chance help solve worldwide food-security issues

Help for distressed farmers

A farmer at work on an implement in the field

University of Minnesota Extension is offering one-to-one financial counseling to farmers in serious financial stress.

Planting grass seed? Most Twin Citians water lawns ‘way too much’

Grass

First of its kind U survey reveals more than 60 percent of people with irrigation systems regularly over-irrigate lawns.

U of M to host MN Sparks event on Crookston campus

Yellow flower.

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

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.

Changing course to make change

Carlson student Edward Presley

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

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.

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