University of Minnesota

Higher ed committee approves omnibus bill ignoring U of M increase request

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler testifies before the House Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee April 15. Photo by Paul Battaglia

The House Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee approved an


Traci Mann Reading and Book Signing

04/22/2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

University of Minnesota professor and author Traci Mann will discuss her new book Secrets from the Eating Lab: The Science of Weight Loss, the Myth of Willpower, and Why You Should Never Diet A

U, tribe aim to improve Native diets

Health problems tied to poor diets and nutrition have persistently plagued Native American communities across the country. 
To help alleviate this issue, the Unive

New bicycle advocacy group aims at students, protected bikeways

Dan Lubben, co-founder of the University's chapter of the Minneapolis Bike Coalition, leads the group down Southeast Oak Street to discuss ways to improve bicycle traffic. Photo byJames Healy

From improving existing bike lanes to giving city officials suggestions on upcoming projects, a new advocacy group at the University of Minnesota is working to address cyclists’ concerns.


Nursing to stop taking transfers

Come fall 2017, transfer students won’t be accepted into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program on the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus.
The School of N

Blue Stockings

04/15/2015 - 7:30pm - 04/26/2015 - 7:30pm

Which would you choose: Love or Knowledge? Blue Stockings, a new play by Jessica Swale, asks this provocative question.

Bill could boost funding for Somali youth

Ka Joog aims at  motivating Somali  youth "to take part in the civil aspects in our community and to pursue a higher education."

The funds would go to a partnership between the U and a nonprofit group.



William Hoffman Discussion and Book Signing

03/25/2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Author and University of Minnesota medical editor William Hoffman will discuss his new book The Biologist’s Imagination: Innovation in the Biosciences on Wednesday, March 25 at 4:00 p.m.

Race, Place and the Geography of Community Safety: A Critical Conversation with Bryan Stevenson

04/07/2015 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

The University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center presents a public conversation with Bryan Stevenson on the role geography plays in the health and safety of individuals in

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