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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. 

UMN renames two centers in honor of Earl E. Bakken

Earl E. Bakken

Two centers named in honor of Bakken, co-founder of Medtronic, in recognition of his legacy of innovation and healing.


Defining place in Dinkytown

Sample of seven posters design by students depicting Dinky Town.

U students create handmade prints to explore the vibrant urban neighborhood.

Regents approve FY18 operating budget

U of M sign

The budget focuses on access and affordability while making strategic investments and saving costs where possible. 

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin named Regents professor

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin

Ní Aoláin is considered one of the world’s leading scholars in international and human rights law.

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. 

U of M Twin Cities joins American Talent Initiative

U joins national effort to expand access and opportunity for 50,000 talented low- and moderate-income students

13 UMTC students and alumni receive Fulbright Awards

A University of Minnesota banner hanging in Northrop Mall

Program promotes international good will through the exchange of students and scholars in education, culture and science

U of M commencement ceremonies begin April 28


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

Kaler calls on Legislature to invest in U of M's shared prosperity with MN

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We call upon the Legislature to approach Higher Education funding as the investment that it is.