September 2, 2015
Much of Alaska and the arctic lack modern, reliable maps needed to support modern activities including ground and air transportation, safe recreation, land management, sustainable development, and scientific studies.
September 1, 2015
University of Minnesota researchers are part of a team of researchers from the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology (CSN) who have received a new $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation to evaluate the impact of nanotechnology on the environment and other living things.
September 1, 2015
To kick off pride for all things maroon and gold, more than 5,700 incoming students, the University of Minnesota Class of 2019, will celebrate Pride & Spirit night on September 2, forming a giant block ‘M’ at TCF Bank Stadium. The event is part of Welcome Week, which introduces first-year students to life at the U of M.
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.