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‘Gopherbaloo’ Draws more than 300

A young female student looks at a book in Wilson Library.

More than 300 students from grades 6-12 came to Wilson Library on the coldest day of the year to take advantage of the U Libraries’ rich resources and expert library staff. 

Rare 'Corpse Flower' set to Bloom at the U of M

A corpse flower in bloom sends a pale shaft nearly six feet high.

One of the world’s largest and stinkiest flowers is on the verge of a rare blooming at the U’s College of Biological Sciences Conservatory and is open for public viewing the week of February 1.

Local Musicians Talk Creativity, Mental Health to U of M Students

Adam Levy, frontman for the Honeydogs, Mina Moore, Claire Monesterio of GRRRL PRTY and Johnny and Molly Solomon of Communist Daughter will speak and perform at Music and the Mind Unplugged Tuesday, February 9.

University of Minnesota senior wins prestigious science scholarship to Cambridge University

Climate Adaptation Conference focuses on “Transforming Awareness into Action”

Awareness of Aspirin's Benefits Saves Lives

A heart shape made out of small white pills

A new study finds that the U of M's statewide aspirin awareness campaign could serve as a national model with immense health and economic benefits.

The dynasty continues

The U's dance and cheer teams perform at TCF Bank Stadium.

Once more, the U’s spirit squads have shined on the national stage—this time at the 2016 UCA and UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship in Orlando.

New water scarcity map offers tool for better planning

Water is essential to human well-being, yet reports of water shortages surface daily. Now, thanks to a team of global water experts, planning for water development and use just took a giant leap forward.

To Save Our Lakes, Rivers, and Streams


Discoveries at the U of M will stem the spread of invasive species

President Kaler: Governor’s bonding recommendations reinforce U’s importance to Minnesota

State Capitol

President Kaler: Governor’s bonding recommendations reinforce U’s importance to Minnesota

U Libraries’ Tretter Collection honored for service to GLBT community

Motivated by the State of the Union

Cayla Ebert

Cayla Ebert spent winter break in Washington D.C., doing volunteer legal work for asylum seekers. She also found herself at President Obama's final State of the Union address.