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Alan Page to be University of Minnesota 2018 Homecoming Grand Marshal

Alan Page

U alumnus chosen for demonstrated exceptional passion for the University and dedication to its mission.

Researchers release the most accurate map of Antarctica terrain

Antarctica Comparison

A team of researchers released the most accurate high-resolution terrain map of Antarctica ever created.

From tragedy to bravery

Desariah Santillanez in firefighting gear.

After watching her childhood home go up in flames, Desariah Santillanez pursued a career in natural resources, fighting fires along the way.

Fall sports are back in action

The Gophers cheer team leads the charge before the football season opener on Aug. 30, 2018.

Minnesota celebrated the start of its 10th season at TCF Bank Stadium with a convincing win over New Mexico State.

Into the breach

Law students have an innovative pathway into the data privacy profession.

Researchers receive $8 million to study fundamental science of waves

University of Minnesota to lead team of top experts from around the world.

Research Brief: Researchers 3D print prototype for ‘bionic eye’

bionic eye

Researchers at the U have for the first time fully 3D printed an array of light receptors on a hemispherical surface. 

Turtle power

A wood turtle, with a largely yellow plastron (belly), is held by a person.

UMD researchers help put wood turtles on a fast track to better management.

U of M to host Minnesota Sparks event in Alexandria


The event brings U researchers—who are tackling the area’s critical issues—into conversation with the community. 

Humphrey School announces annual Local Government Innovation Awards

City hall sign.
Cities, counties, townships, schools and Native nations are invited to submit solutions for serving the public.


U showcases research, entertainment and outreach at the 2018 MN State Fair

Goldy Gopher at the Minnesota State Fair

The State Fair features a 12-day schedule of events and exhibits that highlight the U’s presence the state and world.

New material could improve efficiency of computer processing and memory

Researchers developed a new material that could potentially improve the efficiency of computer processing and memory.