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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.

UMN Expert: Masonic Cancer Center urges increased HPV vaccination and screening

Deanna Teoh

Dr. Deanna Teoh, Medical School, Masonic Cancer Center, explains the importance of getting the HPV vaccine.



Bell Museum’s Mammoth Grand Opening Weekend July 13-15, 2018

Mammoth closeup

The renovated Bell Museum features a 21st century facility, world-famous exhibits, and all-new displays and programs.

Weisman Art Museum director Lyndel King stepping down after forty years

Lyndel King

Lyndel King of the Weisman Art Museum at the U of M will step down as director and chief curator in June 2020.

Haley Cureton, School of Public Health ‘13, selected as 2018 Dalai Lama Fellow

Haley Cureton

Cureton is one of 26 fellows selected worldwide.

UMN Expert: Child separation at the border

Megan Gunnar

Megan Gunnar, Ph.D., describes potential impact of forceable separation of children from their parents.

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.

Research Brief: Study finds TV ads linked to enrollment in ACA Marketplace in 2014

U of M sign

U of M associate professors Sarah Gollust and Pinar Karaca-Mandic led the study.

Research Brief: Harnessing silicon nanoparticles to fight infections

There is an urgent need for better methods to treat bacterial infection, this research investigates one possible avenue.

She designed toys for special tots

Micki Grover holding one of her toys.

Recent UMD grad Micki Grover used her engineering skills to design toys for children with special needs.

Gophers surge forward to Super Regional

Gopher players celebrate with a trophy after beating UCLA in the Minneapolis Regional championship game.

The Golden Gopher baseball team won its first NCAA regional tournament since 1977 and will advance to next weekend's Super Regional. 

Board to feature University faculty excellence and feedback


Regents will hear report of Faculty Consultative Committee chair and take action on President’s recommended budget.