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University of Minnesota Twin Cities and Rochester Campuses Meet All 21 Accreditation Requirements

The University of Minnesota recently received news from the Higher Learning Commission that the commission has formally accepted the conclusions of the accreditation team that visited the Twin Cities and Rochester campuses last October.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/university-minnesota-twin-cities-and-rochester-campuses-meet-all-21-accreditation
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Sammy Shaker in a lab

In the Pursuit of Science

Sammy Shaker is 20 years old, graduating, and heading overseas after receiving one of the most prestigious scholarships in the United States.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/pursuit-science
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
03/02/2016

U of M Twin Cities Recognized as Top-Producer of Fulbright Student Awards

In a recent announcement by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities ranks sixth in the nation among public universities in the number of 2015-2016 Fulbright Program student awards.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-m-twin-cities-recognized-top-producer-fulbright-student-awards-0
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Maria and Miller Williams

‘Tiny Curators’ Pay It Forward to the Bell

Siblings Maria and Miller Williams recently staged a “Tiny Natural History Museum” and donated half of their profits to the Bell Museum of Natural History. The Bell responded with gifts for the kids and a special behind-the-scenes tour. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/%E2%80%98tiny-curators%E2%80%99-pay-it-forward-bell
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
02/20/2016
Cayla Ebert

Motivated by the State of the Union

Cayla Ebert spent winter break in Washington D.C., doing volunteer legal work for asylum seekers. She also found herself at President Obama's final State of the Union address.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/motivated-state-union
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/15/2016

U of M Twin Cities Awarded $374,000 to Support Student Internships

The U of M has been awarded a three-year, $374,000 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. An anticipated 170 new paid internships will be created during the 2015-2018 academic years.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-m-twin-cities-awarded-374000-support-student-internships
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

U of M Bell Museum hosts NASA astronaut and Minnesota native Josh Cassada

The Bell Museum will host Dr. Josh Cassada, NASA Astronaut and Lt. Commander for the U.S. Navy, on January 14 to present “The Road from Minnesota to the Space Station and Beyond.” Cassada is a White Bear Lake native, and will be visiting White Bear Lake Area High School with the Bell Museum’s ExploraDome team to discuss his experience working for NASA, space and science.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-m-bell-museum-hosts-nasa-astronaut-and-minnesota-native-josh-cassada
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
A young female student smiles

U of M Joins Coalition to Improve Admission Process

A diverse coalition of public and private colleges and universities is coming together to improve the college admission application process for all students.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-m-joins-coalition-improve-admission-process
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
12/23/2015
Gold Gopher puts a hand out to pet the head of Woodstock the therapy chicken.

Aids for De-Stressing Students

The U offers students a broad range of services to cope with finals stress, from therapy animals to in-person counseling.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/aids-de-stressing-students
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
12/16/2015
Pam Edstrom

On Communications and Strategy

U of M alumna and executive Pam Edstrom shares her thoughts on the importance of business communications, and on successfully navigating through college. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/communications-and-strategy
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
12/04/2015

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