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U of M Named a Leading Healthy Campus in the U.S.

Today, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities was honored with the 2015 Active Minds Healthy Campus Award, recognizing the University as one of the healthiest campuses in the nation. The award celebrates U.S. colleges and universities that are prioritizing health and demonstrating innovation and excellence in promoting student well-being.

Strength Lives in Languages

La Ofrenda. Mural painted by Yreina Cervántez

Jenna Cushing-Leubner works with teachers and youth to create learning spaces where languages "bring knowledge from many places."

Increased Internet Access Led to a Rise in Racial Hate Crimes in the Early 2000s, according to New Research from Carlson School of Management and NYU Stern

New research from Carlson School of Management Professor Jason Chan and NYU Stern Professors Anindya Ghose and Robert Seamans finds that broadband availability increased the incidence of racial hate crimes committed by lone-wolf perpetrators in the United States during the period 2001-2008.

A Day Filled With Hope and Smiles

Two children play in a bouncy house.

The annual HopeDay Festival, hosted by U of M student-athletes and coaches for children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses, brought joy to nearly 1,000 kids. 

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to Deliver the University of Minnesota Law School’s Stein Lecture

Bell Museum Exhibit Features Artist’s Life-long Dedication to Nature


Bell Museum exhibit features artist’s life-long dedication to nature

Survey informs U’s commitment to addressing sexual assault and misconduct

Survey informs U’s commitment to addressing sexual assault and misconduct

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?

Turning Research into Startups


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

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.

3D-printed guide helps regrow complex nerves after injury