February 8, 2016
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities mechanical engineering Professor David Y.H. Pui and civil, environmental and geo- engineering Professor Emmanuel Detournay have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Both are professors in the University’s College of Science and Engineering.
February 5, 2016
The February agenda for the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents is highlighted by discussions central to the strategic positioning of the U for years to come.
January 15, 2016
Today, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler called Governor Mark Dayton’s bonding proposal for the University “a very positive starting position” for the 2016 legislative session – including funding for four projects – that demonstrates the Governor’s continued recognition of the institution’s impact throughout Minnesota.
IonE director Jessica Hellmann has been named to the first cohort of Public Engagement Fellows of theLeshner Leadership Institute at the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
December 11, 2015
More than 78,000 donors made gifts, pledges and commitments totaling $351 million to the University of Minnesota in fiscal year 2015 (July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015), the highest fundraising total in the institution’s 164-year history.
December 11, 2015
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler outlined today implementation steps and a timeline regarding recommendations from two recent reports on Gopher Athletics.
December 8, 2015
Today, during a special meeting of the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents findings were delivered from an external review and an internal financial audit to examine key issues following the resignation of Gopher Athletics Director Norwood Teague.
December 4, 2015
Anticipating the Minnesota Governor and Legislature might consider a supplemental budget bill in the 2016 legislative session, the University of Minnesota is preparing to advance key state priorities.
World leaders will gather in Paris starting November 30 for a two-week-long United Nations climate change conference known as COP 21.
November 20, 2015
Over the past four months, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler and University leaders traveled across Greater Minnesota to meet with and gather input from legislators, alumni and students to foster connections and to learn how the University can better serve their communities. The visits raised awareness for the University’s economic and cultural impact that spans all 87 counties of Minnesota.