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Aids for De-Stressing Students

Gold Gopher puts a hand out to pet the head of Woodstock the therapy chicken.

The U offers students a broad range of services to cope with finals stress, from therapy animals to in-person counseling.

On Communications and Strategy

Pam Edstrom

U of M alumna and executive Pam Edstrom shares her thoughts on the importance of business communications, and on successfully navigating through college. 

Money affects children’s behavior, even if value not understood

The act of handling money makes young children work harder and give less, according to new research published by the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management and University of Illinois at Chicago.

To Nourish All of Our Children

A young student holding a crayon drawing.

Discoveries at the U of M will increase the well-being of our youngest citizens.

University of Minnesota honored with four 2015 AAAS Fellows

Going the Distance

A U of M student raises her hands during the Eau Claire Marathon.

A University of Minnesota course on marathon training inspires students and informs research.

Three members of the U of M community inducted into 235th class of members of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

For the 235th time, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences has inducted its newest class of members, including three U of M professors.

U of M’s Open Textbook Network reports student savings of $1.5 million from open textbooks

To Close the Achievement Gap

To Close the Achievement Gap

Keith Mayes is creating classes to inspire high school students in new ways. 

Strength Lives in Languages

La Ofrenda. Mural painted by Yreina Cervántez

Jenna Cushing-Leubner works with teachers and youth to create learning spaces where languages "bring knowledge from many places."

A Century of Football Homecomings

The homecoming button from 1961 that says "Den the Wolverines"

Can this year’s homecoming game against Ohio University match the excitement of last year’s thriller vs. Purdue?

Special Delivery

Brittany Beaudette with one of her students

The U of M has created a way to help teachers who work with our most-at-risk students to earn master’s degrees and advance in their careers.