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The other great Minnesota get-together

Researchers, including a man in a red pullover, discuss ideas.

Grand Challenges Research Expo brings experts of all stripes together to change the world

U of M commencement ceremonies to begin April 27


Events will recognize thousands of students across U of M's five campuses.

U of M students hold Support the U Day rally at Capitol on April 10

Support the U Day

Student-led event to advocate for the University’s legislative request.

Weisman gets straightened out

The Weisman Art Museum, after being straightened out.

University of Minnesota’s Weisman Art Museum gets surprise makeover

Pres. Kaler presents to House higher education committee, highlighting affordability

House hearing

President Kaler presented the University’s supplemental budget request to the Minn. House higher education committee.


University of Minnesota Board of Regents to meet in Rochester


The Board will hold its March meeting in Rochester to emphasize items of particular importance to UMR and SE Minnesota. 

Governor Dayton’s full support for UMN budget request reinforces U's importance


Governor Mark Dayton has expressed his full support for the U of M’s fiscal year 2019 supplemental budget request.

U of M President Kaler highlights overall impact of the University to MN Legislature

Higher Education

President Kaler presented the University’s capital request to the MN Senate and House higher education committees.

President Kaler delivers State of the University address


Kaler focused on the overall impact and importance of higher education

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.

Economic impact of the University of Minnesota exceeds $8.6 billion annually

UMN Economic Impact

U of M contributes $8.6 billion a year in economic activity—supporting 77,000 jobs, generating $470 million in taxes.

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.