August 27, 2015
Internationally renowned historian Professor Anna Clark will receive the University of Minnesota's Ada Comstock Distinguished Women Scholars Award at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 28, in the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs Cowles Auditorium.
August 25, 2015
The University of Minnesota–Twin Cities will welcome the Class of 2019 to campus next week. At more than 5,700 students, it is one of the U of M's largest freshman classes on record. Following two days of residence hall move-in on August 31 and September 1, the U will kick off its Welcome Week activities.
August 24, 2015
The University of Minnesota is gearing up for the 2015 Great Minnesota Get-Together, showcasing an impressive 12-day schedule of events and exhibits. Download the new UMN@TheFair app to see the entire schedule of activities and events.
The University of Minnesota announced today that it launched a record 16 startup companies over the past year based on discoveries and inventions by its researchers. These companies, which exceed the previous record of 15 companies in fiscal 2014, demonstrate the university’s commitment to bringing cutting-edge research beyond the lab and to the market, where it can benefit society on a larger scale.
August 22, 2015
With 8/22/15 shaping up to be a very active weather day, the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Vikings want to ensure that fan attending tonight’s Vikings-Raiders game at TCF Bank Stadium are aware of and prepared for potential severe weather.
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents has appointed Regent Laura Brod, Regent Abdul Omari, Ph. D., College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) Dean Jean Quam and General Counsel William Donohue to a committee charged with providing oversight and direction to the independent external counsel retained to review issues related to sexual harassment in the Gopher Athletics Department.
August 20, 2015
The University of Minnesota Technological Leadership Institute (TLI) announces the inaugural graduating cohort of the Medical Device Innovation (MDI) degree program. Sixteen graduates are now prepared to lead in a growing industry, critical to Minnesota’s economy.
August 18, 2015
The University of Minnesota today announced the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded it $500,000 to build a dedicated research and computing network enabling researchers on its Twin Cities campus to more easily collaborate and innovate with research institutions around the world in their pursuit of new knowledge.
August 16, 2015
The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project team will give the public a first look at its newest solar-hybrid car at a special event for the media, sponsors and supporters.
August 13, 2015
Today the University of Minnesota announced it has retained an independent, external legal counsel, Karen G. Schanfield of the law firm Fredrikson & Byron P.A., to conduct a review and address key issues following the resignation of former Gopher Athletics Director Norwood Teague. President Kaler asked the General Counsel to retain Ms. Schanfield on behalf of the Board of Regents.