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University of Minnesota Alumni Association opens Alumni Market

U of M Alumni Market

The Market is believed to be first alumni-maker online store to sell only products created by alumni-owned businesses.

The seeds of success: Benjamin VandenWymelenberg

Ben VandenWymelenberg

Ben VandenWymelenberg's strong entrepreneurial vision and drive recently earned him the 2017 U40 Alumni Leader Award.

UMN Expert: President’s authority to use nuclear weapons

Mark Bell

Mark Bell on presidential authority to order the use of nuclear weapons, significance of U.S. Senate Committee hearing.

U of M receives national recognition for excellence in student voter engagement

Silver seal

The U of M received a Silver Seal for achieving a student voting rate of 65.3% during the 2016 election.

University of Minnesota students win Bayer-Big Ten Alka-Rocket Challenge

The team of winning students.

A team of student rocketeers from the U of M won the Bayer-Big Ten Alka-Rocket Challenge.

U of M study affirms new strategies for reducing achievement gap

Students raising their hands

The Child-Parent Center program led to literacy gains in St. Paul Public schools.

Gophers achieve record graduation rate

Gopher student-athletes in caps and gowns stand in front of the Goldy statue outside of the student union.

Golden Gopher student-athletes have posted a program-record 92 percent graduation rate, as measured by the NCAA's Graduation Success Rates (GSR). 

Access to jobs by transit increases in many U.S. metros

Bus interior

University of Minnesota study ranks accessibility to jobs by transit in top U.S. cities

University of Minnesota releases jobs data for Twin Cities metro

Minneapolis transit

Study ranks accessibility to jobs by transit in top U.S. cities.

UMN Expert: AT&T–Time Warner merger

Chris Terry

Professor Chris Terry weighs in President Trump’s history with CNN and what the DOJ demands could mean for the deal.

New technology makes oak wilt detection faster, more affordable

Oak Wilt detection device

Technology developed by CFANS Prof. Abbas and team offers a simple, affordable diagnostic test for oak wilt detection. 

Doing the wave; making a difference

A large M flag waving

The Gopher football team joined Iowa players and fans in waving to patients in the University Children's Hospital in Iowa City.