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Mentor program marks 30 years of making matches

A student and mentor with the Humphrey School mentor program

The mentor program at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs has grown into one of the most distinctive in the country, giving thousands of students valuable insights through relationships with dedicated mentors.

New alum Barber a role model for the ages

Marion Barber Jr.

Former Gopher football star Marion Barber Jr. came back to the U in 2015. In May, at the age of 57, he received his bachelor’s degree in youth studies.

Two University of Minnesota sophomores win Hollings Scholarships from NOAA

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences has selected two U of M students to receive Hollings Scholarships. 

Gophers score well with B1G academic honors

'M' flags flying in the wind.

Twelve dozen University of Minnesota student-athletes were honored on the Academic All-Big Ten Team for spring and at-large sports, the conference announced on May 31.

Two University of Minnesota students named 2017 Astronaut Scholars

Photo of Rahul Parhi and Merrick Pierson Smela.

Two U of M students have been named Astronaut Scholars for the 2017-18 academic year. 

13 UMTC students and alumni receive Fulbright Awards

A University of Minnesota banner hanging in Northrop Mall

Program promotes international good will through the exchange of students and scholars in education, culture and science

Four University of Minnesota students recognized by Goldwater Foundation

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Students in CSE and CBS have been recognized by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

Kaler announces new effort to attract, retain more Greater MN students

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The Land-Grant Legacy Scholarship is funded through private donations. 

U of M to partner with City of Ramsey through Resilient Communities Project

Ramsey skyline

The RCP-Ramsey partnership will engage hundreds of University of Minnesota students during 2017–2018 academic year.

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

U of M expands access for Minnesota families

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UMN increases access to need-based scholarships for 2016-17 academic year. 

U to host conversation on adverse childhood experiences among MN students

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Event examines the intersection of ACEs and mental health, the effect on success and the importance of resiliency. 

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