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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

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.

19 hours ago

Child reading books in library

Continuum

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

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.

19 hours 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

U of M FY17 public budget forum set for May 13

Members of the University of Minnesota community and the public are invited to provide input on the University President Eric Kaler’s recommended FY17 Annual Operating Budget at a May 13 Budget Forum, following the Board of Regents meeting.

4 days ago

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