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U of M to host Minnesota Sparks event in Marshall

Fields

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

Fighting for the future

child hand holding adult hand

Doctoral student Michelle Brown is closing the opportunity gap by preventing negative outcomes for victimized children.

Gophers host HopeDay Festival

A young boy poses with Goldy Gopher at the HopeDay Festival.

The University of Minnesota held the 10th annual HopeDay Festival for kids recently at TCF Bank Stadium. 

U of M to host Minnesota Sparks in Fergus Falls

Windmill

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

U showcases entertainment, research and outreach at the 2016 MN State Fair

State Fair

Visitors are encouraged to download the new UMN@TheFair app to see the entire schedule of activities and events.

Covering more ground

A rye cover crop in the field

U of M Extension studies the benefits for farmers of keeping live plants in otherwise fallow crop fields.

New Arboretum director brings a familiar face, new ideas

Photo of Peter Moe

Current Interim Director Peter Moe has been named Director of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

Ten #UMNonaStick things to do at the fair

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

From raptors and bees to performances and freebies, the U has something to offer everyone at the Minnesota State Fair.

U of M plans new investment in ag research, education and Extension

Woman holding goat

Nearly $5 million state investment in agricultural productivity will help hire scientists and improve infrastructure.

White Earth Nation students learn about transportation, safety

A student maneuvers a pedal cart through orange cones.

More than 40 White Earth Nation students learned about transportation topics in a special daylong, interactive session.

Bell Museum + Planetarium names new executive director

Denise Young

Denise Young will assume her new role at the Bell on September 12.

Cedar Creek Launches Citizen Science Project

citizen science

Research station offers unique opportunity for public to participate in wildlife tracking survey at research site

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