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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

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.

9 hours ago

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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

U of M Events Digest: May 20-June 6

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

2 days ago

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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 Libraries receives grant to preserve Guthrie Theater archives

The University of Minnesota Libraries’ Performing Arts Archives has been awarded $100,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to arrange, preserve, and describe the records of the Guthrie Theater (

3 days ago

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