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Upcoming Events on the Twin Cities Campus

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Click for a list of select upcoming University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus related events.

U of M Aurora Center to participate in Domestic Violence Awareness Month


In October (Domestic Violence Awareness Month), The Aurora Center launches a campaign to end relationship violence. 

Upcoming Events on the Twin Cities Campus

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Select events from Sept. 22 through Oct. 5.

It's always fun at the Fair

Bucky Badger and Goldy Gopher

Can sworn enemies be friends for a day? They were on August 26 at the Minnesota State Fair.

U of M ready to welcome the Class of 2020 to campus

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U of M Twin Cities will soon welcome the Class of 2020. It is one of the U's largest freshman classes on record. 

UMN a finalist for inaugural award in global learning, research, engagement

UMN students

Inaugural APLU award recognizes public universities excelling at driving innovative approaches to internationalization.

Daniel McDonald elected Chair of the U of M Alumni Association


Daniel McDonald, a partner at the law firm Merchant & Gould, is chair of U Alumni Association’s Board of Directors

School of Music names director of marching and athletic bands

Marching band

Elizabeth (Betsy) McCann is the first female director of a marching band in the Big Ten.


Sherlock Holmes conference draws international audience

Sherlock Holmes

Aficionados from around the world attend “The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes,” a conference held every three years. 

U responds to Orlando tragedy

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Our thoughts go out to the families and communities most impacted, and support Orlando in this time of mourning.

Statement on Ashley Hasti

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The U is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Ashley Hasti, a Medical School student and CLA alumna.

A maroon-and-gold road trip

Mark Coyle sits amongst Gopher fans in Perham, Minnesota.

Gopher coaches and new AD Mark Coyle hit the road for the first of two trips to various communities around the state.