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And the Winner Is …

Sara Groenewegen stands behind a podium.

U of M athletics recognized the achievements of its 750 student-athletes in the annual Golden Goldys/Scholar Athlete banquet, held at TCF Bank Stadium. The evening included musical performances and the awarding of prized Goldy statuettes.

The Face(s) of Our Future

A group of students take a selfie during the multicultural student leadership retreat.

Some of our state’s brightest high school students got an up-close and in-depth look at the University of Minnesota at the U’s first-ever overnight multicultural student leadership retreat.

U of M adding research capacity in aquatic invasive plants management

Ready to Create the Future

Muhammad Jiwa looking at flowers

Three Class of 2015 graduates talk about their U experience and how they plan to work across disciplines to tackle global challenges.

U of M Board of Regents to review Twin Cities campus student housing strategy

Improving the student housing experience — both on and off the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus — guides recommendations from a new report released today.

Four decades of leadership gather at the University of Minnesota for public conversation

A glass apple with the regents seal on it

Gophers Win First Big Ten Title in 20 Years

The men's tennis team with its Big Ten championship trophy.

The men's tennis team captured a share of its first Big Ten regular-season title in two decades, defeating Northwestern April 19 at the Baseline Tennis Center. The No. 23 Gophers will next play Princeton in the first round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament on May 8.

Cancer-killing Nanoparticles

Arrows point to irregular, grayish round dying tumor cells.

In researcher Jayanth Panyam's promising new treatment, iron nanoparticles seek out and destroy lung cancer cells.

Protecting Us from Avian Flu

Photograph of a turkey from the neck up.

The U of M is playing a key role in Minnesota’s response to control the virus and aid food producers. 

Water Research at the U of M

The Mississippi River near the U of M Twin Cities in Minneapolis.

U of M researchers are leading the way in meeting the critical challenges of preserving and protecting our water, both locally and globally.

U of M Institute discovers how aspirin fights cancer

U of M sustainable housing design team wins national championship