The University of Minnesota announced today a new gift of $25 million dollars from the Minnesota Masonic Charities and is renaming the children's hospital to University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital.
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October 10, 2014
More than 75,500 donors provided $282 million to the University of Minnesota in fiscal year 2014, making it the second highest total ever for the University of Minnesota Foundation (UMF). The amount raised represents a 20 percent increase from FY13; and just shy of the all-time high of $289 million set in FY 2008.
The Board of Regents heard a report on the successful philanthropy during its meeting, October 9 and 10.
October 7, 2014
New research from the Accessibility Observatory at the University of Minnesota ranks 46 of the 50 largest (by population) metropolitan areas in the United States for accessibility to jobs by transit.
The new rankings, part of the Access Across America study begun last year, focus on accessibility, a measure that examines both land use and transportation systems. Accessibility measures how many destinations, such as jobs, can be reached in a given time.
October 3, 2014
The University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents will act on President Eric Kaler’s recommended biennial budget request and a final version of the strategic plan for the Twin Cities campus when Regents meet October 9 and 10.
October 3, 2014
The University of Minnesota today announced the lineup of educational programming it will offer in advance of the Nov. 2 Washington-Minnesota NFL game. The programming goal is to increase awareness, discussion and understanding of the effects of stereotyped American Indian mascots and logos.
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation has announced the beginning of the public phase of an ambitious five-year $60 million “Building a More Beautiful Future” fundraising campaign, aimed at transforming the public garden and education and research center into a life-changing destination for horticultural discovery and environmental learning to serve generations to come.
September 30, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) announced today that the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development was the recipient of a $2.8 million grant. The award will help the college learn how best to support access and success for underrepresented and low-income college students.
September 15, 2014
Today, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities received the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.