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Big Sean to headline Homecoming 2015 Concert ​

Student Unions & Activities and the Program Board Coordinators are proud to present the Homecoming 2015 concert on Friday, September 25 at TCF Bank Stadium, featuring performances from Marc E. Bassy at 7:45 p.m., Smallpools at 8:20 p.m., and Big Sean at 9:25 p.m. Doors open at 7:15 p.m.

University of Minnesota Polar Geospatial Center to lead effort on mapping Alaska and arctic

Researchers land $20 million grant to explore impact of nanotechnology on the environment

University of Minnesota researchers are part of a team of researchers from the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology (CSN) who have received a new $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation to evaluate the impact of nanotechnology on the environment and other living things.

U of M Class of 2019 celebrate Pride & Spirit night

To kick off pride for all things maroon and gold, more than 5,700 incoming students, the University of Minnesota Class of 2019, will celebrate Pride & Spirit night on September 2, forming a giant block ‘M’ at TCF Bank Stadium. The event is part of Welcome Week, which introduces first-year students to life at the U of M.

What kind of Goldy are you?

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Come Curious

Come Curious

There are a million reasons to consider the University of Minnesota, but one thing is for sure. You've come to the right place.

10 Cool Things on Campus

A girl standing on Northrop Plaza holding a sign that says "#UMNProud"

Whether it’s a ride on the Mississippi or a game of “I Spy” with the library owls, you’ll find delightful surprises everywhere on the Twin Cities campus.

Get Involved

A girl painting a mural on the Washington Ave. bridge.

Student groups are a great way to get involved. More than 800 student groups are active at the U of M.

The U of M is LGBT-friendly

A University of Minnesota M in rainbow colors

The University of Minnesota Twin Cities is one of the “Top 25 LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges & Universities” in the nation, according to findings announced recently by Campus Pride.

Internationally renowned historian Anna Clark to deliver U of M’s Ada Comstock Distinguished Women Scholars Award Lecture on October 28

Internationally renowned historian Professor Anna Clark will receive the University of Minnesota's Ada Comstock Distinguished Women Scholars Award at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 28, in the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs Cowles Auditorium.

U of M ready to welcome the Class of 2019 to campus

The University of Minnesota–Twin Cities will welcome the Class of 2019 to campus next week. At more than 5,700 students, it is one of the U of M's largest freshman classes on record. Following two days of residence hall move-in on August 31 and September 1, the U will kick off its Welcome Week activities.

University of Minnesota showcases entertainment, research and outreach at the 2015 Great Minnesota Get-Together

The University of Minnesota is gearing up for the 2015 Great Minnesota Get-Together, showcasing an impressive 12-day schedule of events and exhibits. Download the new UMN@TheFair app to see the entire schedule of activities and events.