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Driven: The University of Minnesota Campaign surpasses $3 billion

Driven campaign

Board of Regents to hear U of M Foundation’s FY18 report, review President’s recommended legislative requests

Mellon Foundation awards U of M Department of History with grant to advance education

Earl Lewis

Gift honors U of M Ph.D. graduate and Mellon Foundation President Earl Lewis upon retirement.


Masons give targeted cancer research a timely boost

The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

The U of M’s largest donor provides a major influx of funding to the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota.

A look inside the lives of hospitalized children and their families

3-year-old Maverick Koll and his family were one of seven families to participate in the second "Perspectives" project at University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital.

“There I was in this quiet, private nursery, holding and staring at these three infants and they were mine.”

The cow whisperer

Savanna Christensen

A U of M Morris student discovers her passion through an opportunity to work with farm animals.

CLA receives $5 million to support German, European studies education and research

Hella Mears

The College of Liberal Arts has received a $5 million gift from the estate of Hella Lindemeyer Mears.

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.

Law School gets $25 million for James H. Binger Center for New Americans

The transformational grant is the single largest philanthropic gift in the Law School’s history.

Land O’Lakes, Inc., honored for portion of $25 million gift to CFANS

Dean Brian Buhr

Land O’Lakes, Inc. provided naming for a Collaboration Center and an Active Learning Classroom on the St. Paul Campus.

Stecklein, Pfarr honored at scholarship banquet

An M flag waving

The Golden Gopher Fund hosted its annual Scholarship Banquet and honored two outstanding student-athletes—Lee Stecklein and Brett Pfarr.  

Changing the world: Clara Adams-Ender

Clara Adams-Ender

Clara Adams-Ender, the first nurse to command a major Army base, is the homecoming parade grand marshal. 

Give with Goldy

Goldy wearing a cape playing with a boy

You can give Goldy Gopher a birthday gift by helping bring birthday celebrations to kids at Masonic Children’s Hospital.