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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.

“I have been blessed with this privilege, and with it comes the power to make change"

Serena Armstrong, Malik Day, Sabrina Roowala, and Hemant Persaud

First-generation college students talk about why they chose to pursue higher education.

Nutritious U

Rebecca Leighton

What started as a class project turned into a passion--and a job.

Giving back … with less fanfare

Volunteers pack food.

Homecoming’s Day of Service gave U alumni and friends a chance to give back to communities all across the country.

Homecoming 2017: From a corn roast to Ski-U-Mania

The 2017 Homecoming logo

Homecoming 2017 offers a range of events for students, alumni, and the greater community of Gopher supporters.

U of M alumni to give back on fourth-annual Day of Service

'M' flags flying in the wind.

Spanning 30 cities worldwide, U alumni, family and friends will serve communities on Oct. 14

U of M to celebrate 103rd Homecoming Week


Homecoming events will be held Oct. 14 through Oct. 21.

U’s College of Continuing Education formally announces name change


New name to more clearly reflect and resonate with the diverse audiences the College serves

U launches system-wide fundraising campaign; goal of $4 billion by 2021

UMN Campaign

Funds will benefit students, faculty and University’s three-part mission of education, research and outreach.

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


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

U of M ready to welcome the Class of 2021 to campus

Students at a game

Move-in begins August 28; Welcome Week begins August 30.

Ten great UMN things to do at the fair

Band members march at the Minnesota State Fair.

Here are 10 attractions that will leave you informed, entertained, or carrying home freebies.