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Academic Health Center

The University of Minnesota announced today a new gift of $25 million dollars from the Minnesota Masonic Charities and is renaming the children's hospital to University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital.

6 days ago

U of M study: Blind cave fish may provide insight on eye disease and other human health issues

Blind cave fish may not be the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to understanding human sight, but recent research indicates they may have quite a bit to teach us about the causes of many human ailments, including those that result in loss of sight.

45 min ago

Amber Jones.

Jump-starting student research

The U’s McNair Scholars program prepares students to enter graduate and Ph.D. programs.

2 months ago

Upcoming events on the U of M campus

Please find a list of select upcoming University of Minnesota-related events taking place in the coming weeks. For the full U of M events calendar, visit

4 days ago

Jordyn Reich, Karen Fiegen, Kira Erickson, Mary Ellen Berglund, and Crystal Compton.

Upward and Onward

Five College of Design students can lay claim to something typically reserved for astronauts—they’ve floated freely, miles above earth.

3 months ago

Giving to U of M reaches near record level in FY2014

More than 75,500 donors provided $282 million to the University of Minnesota in fiscal year 2014, making it the second highest total ever for the University of Minnesota Foundation (UMF). The amount raised represents a 20 percent increase from FY13; and just shy of the all-time high of $289 million set in FY 2008.

1 week ago

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