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Charles Maternoski in front of a scenic Lake Superior view while holding his bike

Meet Charles Maternoski, a senior in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program

UMD Biology Student Rory Westerman conducts research in the Heikkila Chemistry and Advanced Materials Science (HCAMS) building.

UMD Biology Student Roy Westerman is researching how plants and fungi might help solve our PFAS problem.

Two UMD students handle water sampling equipment over a hole in the ice on a frozen lake.

UMD research is advancing our understanding of lake ecology in the winter.

Students learn snowkiting on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus. A large blue foil kite rises against a blue sky with Weber Music Hall in the background.

Students learn how to harness the wind through snow kiting at UMD.

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UMD grad student reimagines career, science teaching methods

Krista Mulcahy and family posing for a picture by a beach

Meet Krista Mulcahy, accountant and certified approver for CEHSP since December 2014

the sheikh zayed grand mosque

Faculty member attends international environmental education conference 

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Meet Maria Lechtreck, an assistant professor in psychology who started at UMD in the fall of 2023

The sun sets behind the Heikkila Chemistry and Advanced Materials Science (HCAMS) building on the University of Minnesota Duluth Campus. Photo courtesy University of Minnesota Duluth

A $1 million gift to UMD’s Advanced Materials Center will support the education of future scientists and engineers, and further research on the repurposing of plastic waste.

William Brueggemann sits at a piano at UMD.

For William Brueggemann, it all began when he started composing music in high school. Now, he has a career in the heart of the filmmaking world.

Headshot of Aidan Dalzell

Meet Aidan Dalzell, social work major and president of the Bachelor of Social Work Student Association 

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Public health student shares research on mental health resources in Carlton County