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U of M capital request focuses entirely on infrastructure renewal across the state

Capital Request

Today, President Eric Kaler emphasized the need to renew U of M facilities across the state.

Larry Jacobs presented McKnight Presidential Chair in Public Affairs

Larry Jacobs

The award will support launch of new series, Mondale Dialogues: America at a Crossroads.

University of Minnesota breaks ground on Health Sciences Education Center

Health Sciences Education Center HSEC

Gov. Dayton and other policymakers joined University of Minnesota leaders to officially break ground on the HSEC.

Regents focus on initiative to prevent sexual misconduct

University seal

Board also approved resolution on Twin Cities campus diversity and welcomed the new dean of the Medical School.

Carrell named Chancellor of University of Minnesota Rochester

Lori Carrell

Dr. Lori Carrell's appointment is effective Feb. 12, 2018, pending approval by the Board of Regents.

Board of Regents to discuss framework for fiscal year 2019 budget

University seal

Board to focus on maintaining core missions of the University.

Governor's support of U of M’s full request highlights impact of higher education

UMN students

President Kaler joined Commissioner Frans as he announced the Governor's support for U of M's entire capital request.

UMN’s new Main Energy Plant helps reduce campus emissions by 50 percent

Main Energy Plant, University of Minnesota

Main Energy Plant allows U to operate as an energy island so critical services can be maintained if there are outages.

AAAS and the University of Minnesota Announce 2017 Fellows

A microscope

Five UMN researchers have been named AAAS Fellows by their peers.

Michael Berthelsen named vice president for University Services

Michael Berthelsen

Berthelsen has been appointed VP for University Services, pending approval by the Board of Regents in October.

U named 2017 Corporation of the Year by North Central MSDC

Accepting award from MSDC

U named 2017 Corporation of the Year by North Central Minority Supplier Development Council

U of M to confer honorary degree on Sauli Niinistö, President of Finland

President Niinisto

President Niinistö's Honorary Doctrate from UMN recognizes his public service and Minnesota’s relationship with Finland.

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