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Outback bound

The Eos II solar car and the large team of students in front of a brick building.

U team prepares to race its new solar car across the Australian Outback.

Prepared to make the world a better place

Marin Phelps at her graduation ceremony

Marin Phelps became the U of M’s first student to graduate with a master’s degree in human rights—a joint program of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs and the College of Liberal Arts. 

PAWS program goes year-round

Two students having an interaction with a dog.

Due to popular demand, there will no longer be a summer break for PAWS (Pet Away Worry and Stress)—the popular program aimed at reducing stress for the U of M community.

A different set of skills

Sarah Schulz on the job

Sarah Schulz brings a different perspective to an industry dominated by men.

Defining place in Dinkytown

Sample of seven posters design by students depicting Dinky Town.

U students create handmade prints to explore the vibrant urban neighborhood.

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.

Extending the pipeline

High school students talking to one another

High school students interested in medicine get coaching from U of M medical students.

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

Mississippi River

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

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