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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

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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

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 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

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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

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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

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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

Matt Kramer named VP for university and government relations

Matt Kramer

Pending Board of Regents approval, Kramer will start Feb. 22.

Governor Dayton shows strong support for University of Minnesota

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Today, President Eric Kaler responded to Governor Dayton's budget recommendations. 

Career readiness, affordability highlighted in U of M's legislative request

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The University’s request advances student success, critical research and affordability for students and families.