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Rachel Wians: A hate-love relationship with dentistry

Rachel Wians in a dental lab

Rachel Wians is close to earning her undergraduate degree in physiology, and already has her next step planned—dental school.

From trolley rides to ‘bonfires’: Homecoming over the years

The Homecoming Committee raises a giant gopher in front of Coffman Union

Looking back at the 103 years of Homecomings, it’s been quite a ride. 

U of M to celebrate 103rd Homecoming Week

Cheerleader

Homecoming events will be held Oct. 14 through Oct. 21.

Getting hooked on soybean research

Marissa Scherven doing soybean research

Researching a disease in soybeans was a key component of Marissa Scherven's undergraduate years at the University of Minnesota. 

An ethic of serving others

Ryan Santoso punting in a game

Ryan Santoso has been nominated for an award recognizing athletic and academic achievement and community service.

Cultivating a culture of curiosity

Elise Armani and Lexi Herman

For two students, a unique opportunity leads to an exhibit on a national stage.

Finding her field

Connor Jo Lewis with her adviser, Brad Carlin.

Recent biostatistics graduate Connor Jo Lewis won’t let cystic fibrosis slow her down.

A project with a purpose

Sofa with recycle mark.

Carlson MBA students develop marketing solutions for ReStore.

U of M ready to welcome the Class of 2021 to campus

Students at a game

Move-in begins August 28; Welcome Week begins August 30.

Changing course to make change

Carlson student Edward Presley

Non-traditional student Edward Presley is using his life experience to help others succeed.

Kawitaya Daḳota uƞkiapi kte

Vanessa Goodthunder on horse.

Vanessa Goodthunder’s new phone app could renew the Dakota language.

A bold vision

Jake Maxon

Jake Maxon’s vision for HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention could become a model for counties across the nation.

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