University of Minnesota
Child reading to dog

CEHD Connect

The U of M is harnessing the energy of its students and community volunteers to close the achievement gap.

2 months ago

U of M to host Minnesota Sparks event in Mountain Iron

On Tuesday, May 17, the University of Minnesota hosts Minnesota Sparks in Mountain Iron, MN at the Mountain Iron Community Center. The event brings three University researchers – who are tackling the area’s most critical issues – into conversation with the community.

1 day ago

Child reading books in library


More than 300 students from grades 6-12 came to Wilson Library on the coldest day of the year to take advantage of the U Libraries’ rich resources and expert library staff. 

2 months ago

President Kaler: Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee bill reinforces U’s importance to the state

Today, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler called the Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee’s bill a “very positive sign of the committee’s commitment to higher education and a demonstration of the University’s value to Minnesota.” The bill provides funding for four U of M priority projects, including full funding for three projects.

3 days ago

Aspirin arranged into a heart shape

School of Public Health

A new study finds that the U of M's statewide aspirin awareness campaign could serve as a national model with immense health and economic benefits.

2 months ago

Parkway Montessori Middle-schoolers Are Telling their Own Stories, Linking Personal Issues and Social Justice

Five hundred 6th, 7th and 8th grade students from Parkway Montessori & Community School on St. Paul’s east side have been participating in a new initiative designed to better engage them in their education and to help close the achievement gap. After a semester spent creating their own personal stories on video, they’ll be celebrating their successes at a special festival at Northrop Auditorium on May 4.

3 days ago

UMN in the News

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