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Mentoring for the future

Mohamed Addani.

U of M Rochester student Mohamed Addani is introducing Somali youth to inspiring career opportunities.

Financial education for families

Sharon Powell gives financial advice.

U of M Extension educator Sharon Powell teaches low-income individuals and families how to improve their financial situations.

A better future for Ethiopia

Eleni Beshah, with magnificent hair drawn back, looks out and down a set of stairs.

Ethiopia stands to benefit from UMD chemical engineering student Eleni Beshah’s knowledge and skills.

‘I think I can’

Students in lab.

Active learning is key to closing the achievement gap in biology-related careers.

Wage hikes and health

A quarter, two ones, and a five, piled in that descending order.

A U study will probe the health-related impacts of Minneapolis’ $15-an-hour minimum wage ordinance.

From battlefield to business

Katie Robertson.

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

An 'unreal dream' becomes reality

Jason Jones.

Persistence and a McNair Scholarship helped Jason Jones overcome life’s obstacles to achieve his childhood dream.

U of M study affirms new strategies for reducing achievement gap

Students raising their hands

The Child-Parent Center program led to literacy gains in St. Paul Public schools.

U of M awarded nearly $4M for retention of underrepresented STEM students

A student describes his research at a poster session

Goal is to increase the number of students of color and American Indian students pursuing STEM

U of M Twin Cities joins American Talent Initiative

U joins national effort to expand access and opportunity for 50,000 talented low- and moderate-income students

University of Minnesota announces scholarship program with Raise.Me

Students at select high schools in MN have a new opportunity to earn “micro-scholarships” to the Twin Cities campus.

Seeking educational equity

People at the Educational equity meeting

The U of M is working with educators so that all students have the right opportunity to learn.