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To Make Sure Voices Go Through Walls

Amanda Weber

Amanda Weber has brought her love of music and outreach to a choir that offers hope to prisoners.

Giving Young Minds the Opportunity to Shine

young boy reading to a dog

The U of M is harnessing the energy of its students and community volunteers to close the achievement gap

‘Gopherbaloo’ Draws more than 300

A young female student looks at a book in Wilson Library.

More than 300 students from grades 6-12 came to Wilson Library on the coldest day of the year to take advantage of the U Libraries’ rich resources and expert library staff. 

Rare 'Corpse Flower' set to Bloom at the U of M

A corpse flower in bloom sends a pale shaft nearly six feet high.

One of the world’s largest and stinkiest flowers is on the verge of a rare blooming at the U’s College of Biological Sciences Conservatory and is open for public viewing the week of February 1.

Awareness of Aspirin's Benefits Saves Lives

A heart shape made out of small white pills

A new study finds that the U of M's statewide aspirin awareness campaign could serve as a national model with immense health and economic benefits.

A Workforce to Thwart Infectious Diseases

A young black child lies supine and looks at the camera as a gloved hand performs an examination.

University of Minnesota researchers lead an international effort that prepares health care workers to stop infectious diseases like Ebola in their tracks.

Come Curious

Come Curious

There are a million reasons to consider the University of Minnesota, but one thing is for sure. You've come to the right place.

Natural Born Economy

Two researchers measure water levels

For Minnesota companies working to balance people, planet, and profits, the U of M's Natural Resources Research Institute is there to help.

Ten U of M Reasons to Visit the Fair

Goldy Gopher at the Minnesota State Fair

From offbeat science performances to games for the sake of research, the U has something to offer visitors of all ages at the Minnesota State Fair. 

A Win for Sustainable Homes

Graphical representation of sustainable home competition winner

Comfortable. Attractive. Efficient. Affordable. U of M students may have just designed the home of the future. 

A New Model for Active Wear

A girl models her new active wear.

Making sure that our youth get enough exercise is an ongoing challenge. A new design solution is working out well for girls in the Twin Cities Somali community.

Teaching in the Garden

Two children gardening.

Every year, University-trained Master Gardeners volunteer more than 130,000 hours of service to make Minnesota’s communities more sustainable and enjoyable.