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Alexandera Houchin, in glasses and backward cap, with big grin and sticking out her tongue..

The breakaway

Distance biking champion and UMD student Alexandera Houchin aims to relieve the shortage of American Indian dentists.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Ben Krause with shoes he designed

Dreams take flight

An inspirational course puts a student on an unexpected path of shoe design and international competition.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
amber oestreich

Online education, the perfect fit

Amber Oestreich leads a busy life, but through U of M online education she’s found the perfect fit.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
A child grips a football player held by a Golden Gopher athlete at the HopeDay Festival.

Gophers host annual HopeDay Festival

The U of M athletic department held its largest community service event of the year recently at TCF Bank Stadium.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Professor Hye-Young Kim discusses potential logos with design student Amanda Phillips in front of a laptop computer.

Retail Transformation by Design: collaborating to build rural business

Hye-Young Kim and colleagues have created the Joint Retail Assistance Program, which uses the expertise of University of Minnesota students to help Minnesota merchants address retail challenges.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
A stack of track and field hurdles

U of M opens new track and field stadium

Gopher Athletics celebrated a new era of track and field with the grand opening of the U of M Track and Field Stadium.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Desariah Santillanez in firefighting gear.

From tragedy to bravery

After watching her childhood home go up in flames, Desariah Santillanez pursued a career in natural resources, fighting fires along the way.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
The Gophers cheer team leads the charge before the football season opener on Aug. 30, 2018.

Fall sports are back in action

Minnesota celebrated the start of its 10th season at TCF Bank Stadium with a convincing win over New Mexico State.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
A wood turtle, with a largely yellow plastron (belly), is held by a person.

Turtle power

UMD researchers help put wood turtles on a fast track to better management.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities