University of Minnesota
03/25/2017 at 14:20. Facebook
College of Liberal Arts | University of Minnesota Professor Ben Munson searches for the keys to early childhood word-learning.

A Sound Vocabulary
University of Minnesota
03/24/2017 at 16:03. Facebook
#UMNdriven Student Spotlight:
“The Undergraduate Surgery Interest Group has provided opportunities for over 400 students - whether it be internship opportunities, simulation experiences, mentorships, or anything else we can provide. It is a great group for people to explore the field of surgery and determine if this is something that drives them towards medicine.” -- Jack H. ('19)...
View details ⇨
University of Minnesota
03/23/2017 at 17:39. Facebook
In partnership with the Dakota Wicohan community, Heather Peters, an associate professor at the University of Minnesota, Morris, assisted in developing the MniSota Makoce curriculum. This culturally based curriculum is more inclusive, instilling in Dakota youth a sense of belonging.

Improving educational opportunities for Native Americans
University of Minnesota
03/22/2017 at 19:32. Facebook
Tonight's performance of 'Betroffenheit' will end with a panel of University research experts discussing the University's work on addition issues. Tickets are still available for tonight's performance (special discount code: umndriven): [ Link ]

Northrop's remarkable 'Betroffenheit' show explores grief through theater and dance
University of Minnesota
03/21/2017 at 19:15. Facebook
Today is National Agriculture Day! From education, to research, to outreach and beyond.. the University of Minnesota is dedicated to supporting and advancing the field of agriculture. Learn more about one example of our efforts: the Forever Green Initiative.

Minnesota cultivates the crops of tomorrow: LiveBIG 2016-17

With crops like kernza, The Forever Green Initiative at the University of Minnesota seeks to address the nutritional and economic needs of our hungry planet.

University of Minnesota
03/20/2017 at 18:26. Facebook
Adam Pine, director of the University of Minnesota Duluth's Urban and Regional Studies Program, has been researching the "food deserts" in the Duluth communities of Lincoln Park and Morgan Park. Learn more about how Adam is driven to end hunger in our communities: [ Link ].
University of Minnesota
03/20/2017 at 14:09. Facebook
Happy first day of spring! It won't be too long before the spring flowers are up all over campus.
After the March 22nd performance, Andy Steiner, mental health and addiction columnist for MinnPost, will moderate a conversation focused on the University’s work to end addiction.

Long night’s journey into day
#UMN alum & former Minnesota Soccer player Kyndre de St. Aubin has taken a role as the television color commentator for Minnesota United FC—the only female in that role in Major League Soccer (MLS).

Back home and up in the booth
"Clean water is one of the biggest issues, not only in Minnesota but worldwide." University of Minnesota researchers have developed a special sponge-like material that can attract toxins in a water source in a matter of seconds, creating a cheaper and quicker way to clean water. (Story via KSTP-TV)

Researchers Say 'Super Sponge' Could Provide Cheap Way to Clean Water
Are you ready for the madness?? #SkiUMah
STUDENTS: If you haven’t already, this is a friendly reminder to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. Some financial aid programs have limited funding and deadline requirements: [ Link ]. Contact One Stop Student Services if you have questions or need help!

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid
3.14159..... University of Minnesota professor Dan Knights used a poem to memorize the first 2000 numbers of Pi.

Do you have a certain amount of Pi memorized? Or do you just really like pie? Either way.. happy Pi Day!

Why memorize pi, poems when it's all on your phone? To have it in your heart
Using new voice database technology, University of Minnesota speech pathologists can reconstruct a personalized voice to be used on a speech-generating device, giving a voice back to those who lose their own due to a neurodegenerative disease such as ALS.

'Voice banks' step in to keep chronically ill patients from falling silent
Michael Howell, M.D., an associate professor in the University of Minnesota Medical School, offers some helpful tips to help us all get through the upcoming time shift, and possibly even improve our sleeping habits.

Prepare to spring forward! Daylight saving begins Sunday March 12
Northrop presents Betroffenheit, a gripping and visually arresting journey through the maze of trauma, addiction, and recovery. Join us for special post-performance panels exploring the University of Minnesota's work to tackle addiction and promote recovery.

Details and tickets at: [ Link ] (Special discount code: umndriven)
We think that this sums up the following story nicely: "awwww!" ❤ (Story via Fox 9)

Tuba section captures the heart of 3-year-old Gophers fan
"My Parkinson’s used to be front and center in my life all the time. Now it’s not.”

Deep brain stimulation helps Kelly, a Parkinson’s disease patient, stay active
On International Women's Day, we honor all of the driven women within our University of Minnesota community. We're also proud to reflect on the many accomplishments of former University of Minnesota English professor Maria Sanford, one of the first female professors in the nation.

U of M English prof Maria Sanford was one of first female professors in U.S.
“We have a powerful and growing movement of socially minded business students here at the Carlson School.”

University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management

Driven to Lead a Social Enterprise