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Bobby Bell

University of Minnesota Alumni Association

74-year-old former Gopher star defensive lineman Bobby Bell will receive a degree from the University of Minnesota this May.

2 months ago

John and Nancy Lindahl announce $17 million gift to University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota alumni, and significant Gopher Athletics boosters, John and Nancy Lindahl, made public today their commitment of $17 million to the U of M.

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University of Minnesota Foundation

Paul Iaizzo’s research partnership with Medtronic may lead to new treatments for heart failure, obesity, osteoporosis, and more.

2 months ago

Matthew Clark named Chief of Police with University of Minnesota Police Department

After an extensive and thorough search process, Matthew Clark has been named as the new Chief of Police with the University of Minnesota Police Department (UMPD). Clark will lead the 50 member UMPD on the Twin Cities campus and the University’s system-wide Public Safety Emergency Communications Center.

4 days ago

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University of Minnesota on YouTube

Invented by Kechun Zhang and colleagues, a biodegradable polyester made from sugar could replace the environmentally damaging petroleum-based materials in common products.

2 months ago

U of M President reacts to governor signing higher education funding bill

Today, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed the higher education funding bill, passed earlier this week by the Minnesota Legislature. On a biennial basis, the bill provides $30 million in new funding to the University of Minnesota Medical School, $22.2 million for operating costs to enable tuition relief and $1 million for Alzheimer's disease research.

1 week ago

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