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U of M capital request focuses entirely on infrastructure renewal across the state

Capital Request

Today, President Eric Kaler emphasized the need to renew U of M facilities across the state.

Governor's support of U of M’s full request highlights impact of higher education

UMN students

President Kaler joined Commissioner Frans as he announced the Governor's support for U of M's entire capital request.

U of M receives national recognition for excellence in student voter engagement

Silver seal

The U of M received a Silver Seal for achieving a student voting rate of 65.3% during the 2016 election.

Regents approve 2018 capital request, focusing on U of M’s statewide impact


Capital request ensures the strength of University research, education and outreach statewide.

State investment shows support for U of M’s education, outreach, research

A group of people walks toward the Minnesota State Capitol.

Today, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler responded to the close of the Minnesota legislative session.

Humphrey School looks for innovation, creativity in state government awards

State capitol

The Humphrey School is now accepting entries for its 4th annual MN State Government Innovation Awards competition.

President Kaler: Proposed funding level lessens our contribution to State

Woman holding goat

 This decision is disappointing not for the University, but for the entire state.

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

Support the U Day

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

U of M identifies 11 new projects to research terrestrial invasive species

State capitol

State-funded research will manage threats to MN agriculture and natural resources. 

U of M responds to MN House press conference on higher education budget

Inside the capitol

The University of Minnesota works tirelessly to make a world-class education as affordable as possible for students. 

U of M President Kaler and other leaders present priorities to Legislature

The top of the Minnesota capitol building

2018-2019 biennial budget request emphasizes U of M's role in advancing the economic and social vitality of Minnesota. 

U of M students hold Support the U Day rally at MN Capitol

Support the U Day

Student-led event to advocate for the University's legislative requests