For Journalists

University Public Relations tells the stories of the contributions the University of Minnesota makes to our state and world. We help to connect journalists to our experts and thought leaders, and we manage media requests.

For Journalists

University Public Relations tells the stories of the contributions the University of Minnesota makes to our state and world. We help to connect journalists to our experts and thought leaders, and we manage media requests.

Latest News

In what is two distinct pictures side by side, U of M Medical School expert Colleen Rivard's headshot appears in the left half of the frame, while a young woman in her pajamas on a bed looks upset as she hugs a pillow on the right side of the frame
Talking with U of M

Talking ovarian cancer with U of M

Approximately 10 percent of the women in Minnesota have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer and U of M Medical School expert Colleen Rivard, MD, is answering questions about the subtle signs and risk factors.
 

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Expert Alert

Spending time outside betters your sleep

With the weather getting cooler and the days shorter, individuals may notice that they have more difficulty sleeping. A recent U of M study noted that exposure to daytime light has a positive impact on sleep and mood in the evening. 
 

Find an Expert

The University of Minnesota’s searchable experts guide helps connect journalists with faculty and/or staff who can provide expertise and insight on various news and research topics.

Guidelines for Journalists

The University of Minnesota welcomes journalists to campus. If you’d like to visit, please call University Public Relations at 612-624-5551 and ask us to help facilitate the visit.

Before visiting campus, it is important for journalists to be familiar with the guidelines for filming on campus, access to residence halls, campus parking, using the broadcast studio, and requesting information.

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