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The Great (University of) Minnesota Get-Together

State Fair with U of M colorguard at the parade

Ten U of M events at the State Fair that will leave you informed, entertained, or carrying home freebies.

Care for the caregiver

An older woman and a presumed caregiver clasp hands and smile.

Public health professor Joseph Gaugler is on a mission to help those who are helping others.

Three U of M Regents Professors named

Regents professors

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents has given three faculty members the distinction of Regents Professor.

Regents approve fiscal year 2019 operating budget

University seal

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved the fiscal year 2019 operating budget today.

Financial education for families

Sharon Powell gives financial advice.

U of M Extension educator Sharon Powell teaches low-income individuals and families how to improve their financial situations.

Bell Museum’s Mammoth Grand Opening Weekend July 13-15, 2018

Mammoth closeup

The renovated Bell Museum features a 21st century facility, world-famous exhibits, and all-new displays and programs.

Weisman Art Museum director Lyndel King stepping down after forty years

Lyndel King

Lyndel King of the Weisman Art Museum at the U of M will step down as director and chief curator in June 2020.

Board to feature University faculty excellence and feedback


Regents will hear report of Faculty Consultative Committee chair and take action on President’s recommended budget.

Green tomatoes take the cake

Leensa Ahmed and Jasmine Salter tend to produce for the Green Garden Bakery.

Master Gardener volunteers and Extension partners inspire kids in north Minneapolis to start a healthy desserts business.

St. Paul’s leader

Melvin Carter, with the Wabasha Bridge and downtown St. Paul in the background

U of M grad Melvin Carter talks about his path to being mayor and the importance of higher education.

Regents recognize faculty, staff and student award winners

Glass apple with university seal

The Board celebrated members of the University community who received top academic, service and athletic awards. 

Student recognized for outstanding community service

Anant Naik, a large man with black hair and beard, holds his award.

Biomedical engineering senior Anant Naik wants to combine science and medicine to serve his community even more.