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Goldy Discovers

Goldy Discovers

We all dream—even Goldy Gopher. But who we become depends on what we do with our dreams, and on how we go about making them reality. After all, one doesn’t just become Goldy. 

A Century of Football Homecomings

The homecoming button from 1961 that says "Den the Wolverines"

Can this year’s homecoming game against Ohio University match the excitement of last year’s thriller vs. Purdue?

A Champion for Education and Housing

Archie Givens at U Archives

He’s dedicated to building affordable housing and closing the achievement gap. Now former Gopher football player Archie Givens is being honored as this year’s homecoming grand marshal.

Turning Research into Startups


The U of M has always been an economic engine for Minnesota. Lately, the engine is roaring.

3D-printed guide helps regrow complex nerves after injury

U of M Celebrates Homecoming Week in a “Gopher State of Mind”

In a tradition dating back to 1914, the University of Minnesota kicks off the 2015 Homecoming week festivities on Monday, September 21. This year’s theme, “Gopher State of Mind,” celebrates school spirit and encourages the campus community to embrace their pride in the University of Minnesota.

Lack of attention has made stripe rust a major threat to the world’s wheat, U of M-led report shows

U of M Alumni Association hosts annual Alumni Day of Service

Minneapolis skyline

With over 20 events across the nation, U of M alumni gather to give back to their community

Mosaic Company Foundation Honors Jim Prokopanko through Term-sponsored Professorship for Corporate Responsibility at the Carlson School of Management

Proposed Progress Card to map, measure University’s future progress toward Operational Excellence

Reimagining Cities

Anu Ramaswami

The U’s Anu Ramaswami is leading a vast new network of academics, scientists, industry leaders, and policy partners studying ways to make cities more sustainable and “livable.”