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Turfgrass researchers receive $5.4 million to create more sustainable lawns


The multi-institution effort will work to increase low-input turfgrass use from grass seed fields to home lawns.

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.

Help for distressed farmers

A farmer at work on an implement in the field

University of Minnesota Extension is offering one-to-one financial counseling to farmers in serious financial stress.

Planting grass seed? Most Twin Citians water lawns ‘way too much’


First of its kind U survey reveals more than 60 percent of people with irrigation systems regularly over-irrigate lawns.

U of M Board of Regents continue work on system-wide strategic plan

Glass apple with university seal

Regents discussed system-wide strategic plan, introduced new college deans.

M Club Hall of Fame names star-studded Class of 2017

Athletes from the M Club Hall of Fame Class of 2017

The University of Minnesota “M” Club recently announced its 2017 class of nine Hall of Fame inductees.

U launches system-wide fundraising campaign; goal of $4 billion by 2021

UMN Campaign

Funds will benefit students, faculty and University’s three-part mission of education, research and outreach.

U of M to host MN Sparks event on Crookston campus

Yellow flower.

MN Sparks brings U researchers—who are tackling the state's critical issues—into conversation with the community. 

New study: Corn’s environmental impact varies greatly across the U.S.

Maps showing impact.

Companies can now more accurately measure – and improve – supply-chain sustainability.

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.

FY17 giving to the University of Minnesota is its second highest ever

University seal

The Board of Regents will hear the University Foundation’s annual report, recognize Regents Professor.