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Golden Gopher student-athletes honored

Male and female athlete of the year winners Tristan Duran and Kaitlyn Long

The U of M recently celebrated the achievements of its 700 student-athletes at the annual Golden Goldys award ceremony.

Student recognized for outstanding community service

Anant Naik, a large man with black hair and beard, holds his award.

Biomedical engineering senior Anant Naik wants to combine science and medicine to serve his community even more.

The case for interprofessional collaboration

Students in a lively discussion at the CLARION national competition

The organization CLARION offers students from different professional programs the chance to collaborate to improve health care.

Portrait in perseverance

Trang Bui, in glasses, on Northrop Mall in warm weather.

Seventeen years of setbacks couldn’t keep Trang Bui from earning a degree—and a job as an electrical engineer.

The global earthworm invasion

Adrian Wackett samples soil.

Work by University of Minnesota researchers is helping us understand earthworm invasion as a global issue.

Research Brief: Triple gene combinations study could help predict risk of disease

Chad Myers

Like a giant game of Jenga, researchers reveal critical combinations of blocks that can cause a cell system to collapse.

U selects Ramsey, Scott Counties as next partners for Resilient Communities Project


The RCP partnerships will engage hundreds of University of Minnesota students during 2018–2019 academic year.

Developing the right skills for the job

Ashley Pflouff in the Northern Brewer warehouse

Ashley Plouff’s nontraditional path combines work and education to enrich each experience.

Ecologically minded student researcher

Devin Dykes, arms folded, in a lab in front of a blackboard.

Devin Dykes delves into chemistry, studio arts, and helping more students of color discover STEM fields.

UMD wins national title

UMD men's hockey players storm the ice after winning the Frozen Four title on April 7.

The University of Minnesota Duluth beat Notre Dame 2-1 on April 7 to capture the Frozen Four title in men's hockey. 

From battlefield to business

Katie Robertson.

The U of M’s Carlson School supports veterans with $10 million in scholarships.

A ‘transformative space’ for training and learning

The lobby of the Land O'Lakes Center for Excellence

The U of M’s recently opened Athletes Village is setting a new standard of excellence for student-athletes.