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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.

U of M leaders to welcome students on first day of class

Goldy

U of M students will be welcomed back to campus in style on Tuesday, Sept. 5, the first day of fall semester classes. 

Bernard Gulachek named U of M VP for information technology and CIO

Bernie Gulachek has been appointed VP for information technology and CIO, pending approval by the Board of Regents. 

State investment shows support for U of M’s education, outreach, research

A group of people walks toward the Minnesota State Capitol.

Today, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler responded to the close of the Minnesota legislative session.

U Libraries named recipient of nation’s highest museum and library honor

Books on a table

U of M libraries just the third academic library in 23 years to win the award for its community contributions.

UMN ecologist David Tilman elected to Royal Society of London

Tilman

Regents Professor Tilman honored for seminal work in understanding the importance of biodiversity.

 

Two UMN professors elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Bates, Bramson

Membership is one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer.

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