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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.

A project with a purpose

Sofa with recycle mark.

Carlson MBA students develop marketing solutions for ReStore.

The mystery of leaf size solved

Science publication cover image

A team of researchers including Peter Reich from CFANS cracked the mystery of leaf size. 

U of M leaders to welcome students on first day of class


U of M students will be welcomed back to campus in style on Tuesday, Sept. 5, the first day of fall semester classes. 

Curing a dangerous infection

Older patient and health professional.

U researchers advance a breakthrough treatment for C. difficile.

Dave and Linda Mona to be 2017 U of M Homecoming Grand Marshals

Dave and Linda Mona

U alumni have both demonstrated exceptional passion for the University and dedication to its mission.

U study provides new insight toward reducing racial bias in courtroom

Bias in courtroom

Research offers positive news for a criminal justice system keenly aware of need for improved response to race biases.

UMN startup CoreBiome provides services to accelerate microbiome discovery


CoreBiome Inc., a startup based on UMN tech, provides microbiome ayalysis for agriculture, environment and human health.

UMN celebrates 158 years at the Great Minnesota Get Together

A marching band wearing gold T-shirts walks while playing at the Minnesota State Fair with the Skyride operating overhead.

Exhibits and events focus on addressing issues impacting all Minnesotans.

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.

UMN Expert: Viewing solar eclipse with naked eye is dangerous

Dr. Joshua Hou

Dr. Joshua Hou shares that viewing solar eclipse with the naked eye is as dangerous as looking at the sun

Humphrey School announces annual Local Government Innovation Awards

State capitol

Awards recognize cities, counties, townships, schools and new native nations collaboration