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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.

Honoring the victims and survivors of 9/11

A photo of many American flags flying against a blue sky

The University of Minnesota will commemorate the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks with two events.

Inspiring young women

Holly McKissick

Holly McKissick knows firsthand the importance of female engineering role models.