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KUMD April & May Highlights

June 7, 2018

Listen to some stories you may have missed on KUMD in April and May.
Glensheen Sunday Funday Mom, daughter, and volunteer

Funday at Glensheen

June 6, 2018

Glensheen has kicked off a new programing series for children called “Sunday Funday.”
UMD fans at a football game in 1968

Get Together

June 4, 2018

UMD’s Class of 1968 reuniting this summer.
Glensheen's Pier with American Flag

Explore A Little Longer

May 23, 2018

Glensheen Mansion offers extended hours for Memorial Day weekend.

American Indian Studies Department Open House

May 21, 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 3-6 pm in 110 Cina Hall.
Winners of the 2018 UMD Shark Tank

Entrepreneurial Student Wins Big With Mushrooms and Coffee

May 17, 2018

Kevin Swanberg, who recently earned his Masters in Liberal Studies, wins this year's UMD Shark Tank.
Image of Charr fish

International Charr Symposium

May 16, 2018

Luring scientists from around the world to Lake Superior, June 18-21.

Lecture on Sami Identity & Resource Rights

May 7, 2018

Cultural anthropologist Hugh Beach will speak at the library on Thurs., May 17.
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KUMD March Highlights

May 7, 2018

Listen to some stories you may have missed on KUMD in March.

30th Annual NEMBA Celebration: May 24

May 7, 2018

William Kent Krueger is this year's speaker. 

An Evening of Dance and Poetry

May 3, 2018

Intertwining poetry & dance, Sunday, May 20, in Weber Music Hall.
UMD student Nicole Trettin

Investing in the Future

May 3, 2018

The Financial Peer Mentor Program helps students balance their finances early before it’s too late.
Students in the PIE program

PIE: Partners in Education and Action

May 2, 2018

University and elementary students collaborate with hands-on learning.

Disklavier Master Class

May 1, 2018

Piano presentation and master class  on May 3 in Weber Music Hall.
Rachel Hopwood

Protecting Local Pollinators

April 25, 2018

Bee the change: UMD senior urges campus to take a pledge to help bees.
Recy Taylor

Fighting for Justice

April 24, 2018

The Hidden Pattern of Assault: The Rape of Recy Taylor.
Chickadee on a log

Be a Naturalist

April 24, 2018

Take part in the Twin Ports City Nature Challenge, April 27-30, and upload your pics. 
UMD's Glensheen - south side with fountain

Book Discussion

April 24, 2018

Glensheen will host Minnesota Open House book talk on Saturday, April 28 at 2 pm in the Winter Garden.

Insight, Advice, Hope, and Humor from a National Perspective

April 19, 2018

Approximately 150 people gathered on April 2 to hear from Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. 
Sarina Men

Honoring Culture with a Feast

April 19, 2018

UMD presents a food festival to honor Asian Heritage Month.
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Focus Groups Sought

April 19, 2018

Minnesota Sea Grant seeks participants for green infrastructure focus groups. 
UMD's Marshall Performing Art Center

UMD Theatre in 2018-19

April 18, 2018

UMD Theatre announces its 2018-19 season. Season tickets go on sale August 1-31. 

Annual Student Exhibition & Open Studios 2018

April 17, 2018

Open Studio events and the Annual Student Exhibition reception & awards ceremony will be held on Sat., Apr. 21.   
Dancers on Park Point


April 17, 2018

The choreography of German legend Pina Bausch will be showcased at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 22 at Zinema 2 movie theater.
Image from film "And Then They Came For Us"

"And Then They Came For Us"

April 17, 2018

A discussion with camp survivor, Sally Sudo, and John Matsunaga, a child of survivors, will follow the film. 
Drawing of Lake Superior

Go Green at Glensheen

April 16, 2018

Class project celebrates Earth Day, April 22.

Undergraduate Psychology Conference

April 13, 2018

UMD is hosting the 16th annual Twin Ports Undergraduate Psychology Conference on Mon., Apr. 16. It’s free and open to the public.
Library books

GIFable UMD Winners

April 11, 2018

The winners of the first-ever Kathryn A. Martin Library GIFable UMD contest have been announced!

Spanish Club Members Volunteer in Immersion School

April 11, 2018

Students find connection and a chance to share their love of language and culture.
Image of refugees from the film "Human Flow"

Examining the Global Refugee Situation

April 9, 2018

UMD German Studies Program joins a world refugees awareness effort.
Glensheen, the historic Congdon mansion

Historic and Economically Vital

April 5, 2018

Glensheen reveals a $7.5 million total economic impact.
Science of Attraction graphic

How Attraction Works

April 3, 2018

Lance Rintamaki, associate professor at the University at Buffalo, presents "The Science of Attraction" – Apr. 12. 

Silent Reading Party

March 29, 2018

Kick back with a book on Wednesday, April 4!
Hands on a computer keyboard

Teens and Technology

March 29, 2018

Justin Patchin, UW-Eau Claire, presents “Cyberbullying, Social Networking & Sexting” on Mon., Apr. 9.
Japanese Internment camp at Gila River

Uncovering the Past

March 28, 2018

Deborah Petersen-Perlman discusses her research of the Japanese internment camp at the Gila Indian Reservation.
UMD sign with leaves

His Unique Perspective

March 28, 2018

Stephen A. Seche, former U.S. Ambassador to Yemen, will present two international lectures.
Speaker Bryan Alexander

UMD Presents Bryan Alexander

March 26, 2018

Dr. Bryan Alexander as this year's Overman Lecture speaker, April 10 at 7 pm in Weber Music Hall. The event is free and open to... more

"Sami Blood" Screening for One Book Northland

March 26, 2018

Experience the award-winning film "Sami Blood" on Mon., Apr. 16.

Illuminating the Word: The Art of The Saint John's Bible

March 23, 2018

The Jankofsky Lecture Series welcomes Susan Sink, author of The Art of The Saint John's Bible, on Tues., Apr. 3.

Snow is water too!

March 21, 2018

It's World Water Day! As the snow begins to melt, consider what pollutants it might add to our water system. 
Joel McKinnon Miller

No Place Like Home

March 21, 2018

UMD alumni returns to Minnesota to perform in The 24 Hour Plays.

Payphone Removal

March 21, 2018

Because of lack of use and expense all but the two most highly used pay phones will be removed from campus.

3M Designates LSBE a Frontline Sales Initiative School

March 19, 2018

LSBE is one of only 14 universities in 3M's Frontline Sales Initiative Program.

Local Food Options: What's a CSA?

March 18, 2018

Community Supported Agriculture: Farm-fresh produce every week!

Exploring Laponia

March 16, 2018

Join us for an exploration of the fascinating homeland of the Sami people on Monday, March 19.  
Africa map graphic

They Shared a Vision of Equality

March 13, 2018

UMD honors two civil rights leaders who changed the world: Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nelson Mandela. 
Karen Diver

Nevertheless, We Persist

March 7, 2018

UMD hosts Women's History Month celebration with keynote speaker Karen Diver on March 19.
Ryuta Nakajima

The Art and Science of Sturgeon

March 6, 2018

UMD's Ryuta Nakajima mixes art and Great Lakes science.

#MeToo Speak Out

March 6, 2018

Join the CLA Change Team and the Women's Resource & Action Center on March 20 to share your stories and support others telling theirs.
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KUMD January & February Highlights

March 5, 2018

Listen to some stories you may have missed on KUMD in January and February.

International Film Series: Crossing Borders

March 2, 2018

World Languages & Cultures hosts International Film Series at Zeitgeist March 11-15.

Nerd Nite at UMD: Reading Without Walls Edition

February 26, 2018

Nerd Nite Duluth is coming to campus on Tues., March13. The program features UMD student presentations related to books and reading.

Dr. Kathryn Milun to present a Ted-style talk.

February 23, 2018

On Wed., Feb. 28 at 7:30 pm, Dr. Kathryn Milun will present "Social Change Through Community Solar."
Erin Rogers

Interacting with Art

February 22, 2018

UMD student inspires children to appreciate the Tweed Museum.
Nawal Mirza

Service, Support, and Study

February 21, 2018

Nawal Shakil Mirza finds a home in the UMD honors program
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Bringing the Past into the Future

February 20, 2018

Anishinaabe Values in Action! Two American Indian Studies professors help create educational materials.

The 24 Hour Plays® Minneapolis

February 19, 2018

Hennepin Theatre Trust and UMD's School of Fine Arts are partnering for the second annual performance of The 24 Hour Plays® on March 26.
Closeup of horse being pet on the nose

A Real Dog and Pony (and Donkey) Show

February 15, 2018

Monthly Pet-Away-Stress takes it up a notch with equine awesomeness.
Ayo Porte

Creating Inclusive Communities

February 15, 2018

On Wednesday, February 21, the 2018 Diversity Summit hosts filmmaker Lee Mun Wah.
UMD, US, and Minnesota flags

2,000 and Counting

February 13, 2018

UMD, MnDOT partner to train more than 2,000 State employees

Greenhouse Orchids Win Awards

February 13, 2018

Award winning orchids on display at UMD Greenhouse.
Interior art glass door at Glensheen

Rise and Advocate

February 12, 2018

First Legislative Breakfast to be hosted at 110-year-old Glensheen Estate.
UMD Women's Hockey Team

UMD’s Day of Sports Media and PR

February 9, 2018

Students, Michelle Paquette and Anna Gunderson, host a Day of Sports Media and Public Relations, Thurs., Feb. 22.

Graphic Novel Open House

February 9, 2018

Explore the Library’s New Graphic Novel Collection on Tues., Feb 13 from 1-3 pm!
Gene Washington and Maya Washington from the film,  "Through the Banks of the Red Cedar"

One Week of Great Offerings

February 8, 2018

Explore new topics during a week of diverse events: Feb. 17-24.
Graphic design students' 2017 project

Amplifying the Message

February 6, 2018

UMD students design for upcoming NAACP dinner.

Gonska Artist Symposium

February 5, 2018

Featuring playwrights Melanie Marnich & Lee Blessing

Screening of "The Secrets of Being Black Duluth Edition"

February 2, 2018

The CLA Change Team invites students, faculty, and staff to a screening and discussion on Wed., Feb. 21 at 5:30 pm in Montague 80.
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Corporate and Foundation Relations Development Officer Hired

February 1, 2018

UMD hires key development staff.
Sitting Bull College Library

A Librarian at Standing Rock

January 31, 2018

On Feb. 8, a librarian shares his experiences during the Dakota Access Pipeline protests.
The field house

Pogemiller Visiting UMD

January 31, 2018

From aging buildings to innovative spaces– Higher Education Commissioner to Tour UMD’s bonding requests.

Charlotte's Web Children's Activities

January 30, 2018

Special Charlotte's Web activity sheet and themed crafts available for children attending regular matinee performances

Faculty Collaborate with Zeitgeist for "Taste of Peru"

January 26, 2018

Learn about Peru through its cuisine at "Taste of Peru" on February 5.
Ryan and his team at their final poster project presentation

Designing the Future

January 26, 2018

Civil engineering students constructed a layout for future bike lanes on St. Marie Street.

UMD Authors' Celebration: Scholarly Works

January 18, 2018

Tues., January 23, celebrate the scholarly and creative works authored by our UMD colleagues!
Nuremberg Rally

Holocaust Commemoration Event

January 17, 2018

On Monday, January 29, Mrs. Leonore Baeumler presents "My Memories of Fascism:  A Childhood in Hitler's Germany"
UMD, MN, and US Flags

Friday at the Forum

January 16, 2018

Gubernatorial Candidates at UMD Friday, January 19
Banner ad announcing Yang's visit to UMD

Author Gene Luen Yang Visiting Duluth

January 11, 2018

UMD and the Duluth Public Library are welcoming author Gene Luen Yang on Monday, January 22.

Students Curate 4th Floor Exhibit

January 9, 2018

Students from UMD's History of the English Language course used materials from the Ramseyer Collection to create display. 

Type13: David Short

January 9, 2018

Assistant Professor David Short's new show opens Jan. 11 at Duluth Art Institute. 

Gene Luen Yang: We Need Diverse Books

January 4, 2018

Monday, January 22 - Award-winning graphic novelist and author will speak as part of Reading Without Walls!

Antigone Selected for KCACTF Region 5

January 3, 2018

UMD Theatre to perform Antigone encore performances on campus
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KUMD November Highlights

December 8, 2017

Listen to some stories you may have missed on KUMD in November.

From Bulldogs with Love

December 7, 2017

UMD is hosting a holiday event at the Steve O’Neil Apartments.
UMD Hmong New Year event

Preserving Heritage - Hmong New Year

December 5, 2017

UMD student Ryan Ueki and members of HLUB celebrate Hmong culture with the Duluth community.

Making or Faking the News

November 30, 2017

Professor Jane E. Kirtley, U of M’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, will present on Dec. 7 from 5-7:30 pm in Bohannon 90... more
Art education students at the Gingerbread Village

Gingerbread Houses, Art, and Winter Fun

November 23, 2017

Learning about World Cultures through Creative Play.

UMD Music's Sounds of the Season concerts

November 22, 2017

Join UMD Music for their holiday season concert series, Dec. 1, 2 & 3.
Family in the forest

Bring in the Cheer

November 21, 2017

Harvest Balsam: Have fun and help the forest.

Land and Water Rights in Honduras

November 21, 2017

On Nov. 30, UMD faculty and students share experiences in Honduras.

Cultural Entrepreneurship & Journalism Fair

November 20, 2017

Fall CUE fair coming on November 29
Dance performance at the APAA Culture Show

Tradition and Treasure

November 20, 2017

UMD Asian Pacific American students preserve their culture with pride.
Students with the St. Paul Consulate of Mexico

A Journey North

November 15, 2017

Fourteen students from three Mexican universities spend one month at UMD.

Fall Social Gathering & Author Reading

November 15, 2017

Two writers featured: Chicago writer and storyteller Paula Carter, and UMD Professor Linda LeGarde Grover.
Child playing outdoors

Putting the Wild Back in the Child

November 15, 2017

Minnesota Sea Grant will host a panel discussion and screening of "NaturePlay" on Thurs., Nov. 30, 2017.
UMD employee Ann Pellant

Sustainability Spotlight: Ann Pellant

November 15, 2017

An up-close look at UMD Stores' Ann Pellant and her great sustainability efforts.

UMD Partners with City for Innovative Parking Option

November 15, 2017

City of Duluth and University of Minnesota Duluth launch mobile parking app.

UMD Dance Concert: In a Jazz Way

November 14, 2017

UMD Theatre Presents UMD Dance Concert: In a Jazz Way. Performances Nov 30-Dec 2 @ 7:30 pm and Dec 3 @ 2 pm.
UMD's Glensheen decorated for Christmas

A Glensheen Christmas

November 14, 2017

This festive tradition opens on Saturday, November 18 at 9 am. 

Nominate a Book for NEMBA – Our 30th Year!

November 13, 2017

Nominations for the 30th annual Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards are now being accepted through February 1, 2018. 

Browse the Library's "New Books" Shelf

November 10, 2017

Find the library's newest titles on the first floor "New Books" shelf. 
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KUMD October Highlights

November 10, 2017

Listen to some stories you may have missed on KUMD in October.

Artaria String Quartet

November 10, 2017

Performing at Weber Music Hall Fri., Nov. 17. 

Protecting Maya Land Rights - Building Maya Economies

November 8, 2017

Nov. 13: Maya leader to speak on Maya communities in Belize.
UMD residence halls in winter

Providing Critical Support

November 8, 2017

Two new counselors are being added to UMD’s mental health care team.

"Border Country" Author Visit

November 6, 2017

Nov. 14, author Martha Phillips shares a unique account of her father's early twentieth-century canoe trips. 

Bulldog Boost - Fall 2017

November 5, 2017

Accelerate to the end of the semester with the help of the Learning Commons: Nov. 6–8.
Child learning to read with notecards

Language, Literacy, and Dragons

November 1, 2017

Communication Sciences & Disorders is partnering with the Duluth Children’s Museum for “Dragons, Queens, Kings, and Castles.”
solar energy panels

Solar-Powered Learning

November 1, 2017

UMD to purchase solar energy from Minnesota Power.
Congdon park students at the 2016 Science Night

UMD Partners with Congdon Park PTA for Science Night

November 1, 2017

UMD scientists are taking their innovation to Congdon Park Elementary School, 3116 East Superior Street, tonight, Friday, November 3 from 6... more
UMD music education student Karl Kubiak

Practice Takes Perseverance

October 31, 2017

Two senior music education students share their stories and invite you to their bassoon recitals, so reed up! 
A photo of the activity fields at UMD.

Driven. The Campaign for the University of Minnesota Duluth

October 27, 2017

UMD launched the public phase of its ten-year capital campaign under the theme “Wanted: The adventurous and the generous.”

Welcome our new Sustainability Activities Coordinator, Jonna Korpi!

October 24, 2017

To meet the rising demand for student-focused sustainability activities on campus, the Office of Sustainability has added a new position.

Noises Off at UMD

October 23, 2017

"Noises Off" opens November 2 on the UMD Mainstage!
Pumpkins with painted faces

Halls to be Haunted, Heros to be Honored

October 18, 2017

UMD's living spaces are being transformed into Haunted Halls for the 22nd annual event on Mon., Oct. 30 from 5–7 p.m.
2016 UMD Homecoming football game crowd and cheerleaders

Doghouse Sweet Doghouse

October 16, 2017

UMD Homecoming happening October 16–21, 2017.

2017 UMD Homecoming

October 16, 2017

Are you ready Bulldogs? It’s that time of year again when we celebrate being Bulldogs! 
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Chance at the Tweed

October 12, 2017

An opening reception will be held Oct. 19 to celebrate the soundscape and digital-art experience created by artist Kathy McTavish. 
UMD students involved in UMD Enterpreneurship Conference

100% Student-Powered

October 12, 2017

They were involved in the first event. Now Andrew Achter and Brandon Colucci are co-directors of the UMD Entrepreneurship Conference.
Rainbow and Weber Music Hall

UMD Celebrates 2017 National Coming Out Day

October 11, 2017

UMD’s GLBTQAI Commission hosts its annual event on Wed., Oct. 11 from 12-1 p.m. in the Kirby Ballroom.

Pack of Bulldogs Unleashed on Neighborhood Garbage

October 11, 2017

UMD’s Student Association is leading an effort to tidy up the neighborhoods surrounding campus on Sat., Oct. 14 from 12–3 p.m.
UMD Student Association members

Never Too Late to Get Involved

October 9, 2017

Your voice matters, and the Student Association is here to make sure you are heard.
UMD theatre: Noises Off

UMD Theatre Presents

October 8, 2017

Noises Off runs Nov 2-4 & 8-11 @ 7:30 pm and Nov 5 @ 2 pm.

UMD Jazz Scholarship Concert 2017

October 6, 2017

UMD Jazz Ensemble II, UMD Jazz Ensemble I, & Big Time Jazz Orchestra, Oct. 11.

Silent Reading Party

October 5, 2017

Kick back with a book on October 11!

Screening of "I Am Not Your Negro"

October 5, 2017

The CLA Change Team invites students, faculty, and staff to a screening and discussion on Tues., Oct. 17 at 5:15 in SCC 120.
Professor Wahutu Siguru

UMD Hosts Wahutu Siguru

October 4, 2017

Wahutu Siguru will present “Of course, it’s a genocide” on Thurs. Oct. 19 at 7 pm.  
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KUMD August & September Highlights

October 4, 2017

Listen to some stories you may have missed on KUMD in August and September.
White Pine branch

Boulder Lake Celebrates National Lands Day

October 3, 2017

Volunteers cared for white pine saplings and maintained trails at Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center.
Author Christian Picciolini

UMD Hosts Author of "Romantic Violence"

October 3, 2017

Former white supremacist, Christian Picciolini, will speak on Wed., Nov. 8 at 7 pm in Kirby Ballroom. 
Boat on a lake

New Planning Course Offered

October 3, 2017

Sponsored by Minnesota Sea Grant and NOAA, Adaptation Planning for Coastal Communities will be held Oct. 25-26, 2017, in Duluth.
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Comments Requested

October 2, 2017

The public is invited to submit comments regarding UMD in preparation for evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission.

Duluth Public Library Card Sign-Up Day

September 29, 2017

Sign up for a public library card on October 3.
UMD student club Knit Wits

Find Your Friends

September 28, 2017

There are lots of student orgs and clubs on campus. Get involved! The Knit Wits have fun and make cool stuff.
UMD's Research Vessel Blue Heron

Science on Deck - Sept 29

September 26, 2017

Tour the Blue Heron and learn about "the other largest lake in the world."
UMD's farm manager holds up a vegetable while students work on the farm in the background.

Stuck in the Middle with Food

September 25, 2017

UMD’s Land Lab, an organic farm, is hosting 600 seventh graders on Sept. 27 and 28 as part of Healthy Northland Farm to School. 
Students walking down library steps.

Celebrating the Freedom to Read

September 25, 2017

Banned Books Week open house at the Kathryn A. Martin Library on Wednesday, September 27 from 2–4 pm.
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LGBTQAI+ Coming Out Support Group

September 25, 2017

Free, confidential opportunity for UMD LGBTQAI+ students. 

Reading Without Walls: Banned Books Week

September 25, 2017

Celebrate the freedom to read!
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UMD Music Presents

September 24, 2017

The Tami Tango Trio performs Tues., Sept. 26. 


September 22, 2017

Antigone: The second oldest play on record still touches on current topics and challenges of today's world.
UMD Professor Linda LeGarde Grover's book cover

Author Event: Linda LeGarde Grover

September 22, 2017

Linda LeGarde Grover will read from and sign copies of her new book Onigamiising: Seasons of an Ojibwe Year on Oct. 21.
Minnesota Sea Grant Surrender Event

Surrender Event

September 21, 2017

You can “surrender” or rehome unwanted fish, aquarium plants, and reptiles on Saturday, Oct. 7.

A Thousand Words Exhibition at the Tweed

September 19, 2017

The Tweed Museum of Art invites you to the opening reception of "A Thousand Words" on Fri., Sept. 22 from 5–7 pm.

UMD Students - $15 - Four mainstage shows

September 18, 2017

Order UMD Student Season packages until October 1
Minnesota SeaGrant Facebook Live event

Facebook Live Event

September 18, 2017

Online Town Hall: Solving North Shore Water Quality Challenges, Monday, October 2, 2017, 12–1 pm.

Plein Air Painters of America at Tweed Museum

September 17, 2017

You're invited to the reception to celebrate the opening of the exhibition "Plein Air: America's Industrial Landscape."

UMD Family Weekend 2017

September 17, 2017

UMD Family Weekend is Friday, September 29 - Sunday, October 1, 2017. 
Fall ariel shot of campus

Early Childhood Workforce Symposium at UMD

September 15, 2017

150 stakeholders in early childhood education expected to participate.
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Free to UMD Students, Faculty & Staff

September 14, 2017

The third annual UMD Entrepreneurship Conference runs Tuesday, Oct. 17 in Kirby Ballroom. Register today to reserve your spot!
UMD's Weber Music Hall

Resident Artist Concert: Sept. 19

September 14, 2017

Paula Gudmundson, flute and Tracy Lipke-Perry, piano

Free health and wellness assessments

September 13, 2017

Free drop-in health and wellness assessments and information for students!
UMD Pet Away Worry and Stress (PAWS)

Dogs and Cats on Campus!

September 12, 2017

UMD P.A.W.S., Pet Away Worry and Stress, monthly events!
UMD's Weber Music Hall

Resident Artist Concert: Sept. 18

September 11, 2017

 Justin Rubin, piano: "Music from the Time of Shakespeare through The Enlightenment"
UMD Swenson Science Building

Driven. The Campaign for the University of Minnesota Duluth

September 11, 2017

UMD is launching the public phase effort of its ten-year capital campaign.

Baroque Festival

September 8, 2017

Baroque Festival brings a variety of guest musicians to Weber Music Hall
Nicholas Phillips

Guest Artist Recital: Sept. 24

September 7, 2017

Nicholas Phillips, piano

Screening of 13th for CLA Change Team Film Series

September 6, 2017

The CLA Change Team invites students to a screening and discussion of 13th on Monday, September 18 at 5:30 in SCC 120.

Resident Artist Concert: Oct. 7

September 6, 2017

Instructor of Trombone, Derek Bromme, plays in Resident Artist Concert.
Two students picking veggies at UMD's farm

100% Fresh Celebration

September 5, 2017

This year's annual Farm Fest is partnering with area artists.
A female UMD student working with a toddler who lives in the Steve O' Neil apartments

At the Starting Line of Literacy

September 5, 2017

UMD’s Early Childhood Studies program is co-sponsoring Inching Into Literacy on Wed., Sept. 6 from 4–6 p.m. 
UMD's Weber Music Hall

Resident Artist Concert: Sept. 8

September 4, 2017

Alice Pierce, voice and Tracy Lipke-Perry, piano, perform in a Resident Artist Concert.

Commission on Disabilities Seeks New Members

September 4, 2017

Join UMD's Commission on Disabilities.
Artist Wendy Red Star

Wendy Red Star

August 31, 2017

“My Home is Where My Tipi Sits” 

Rainbow Connection Concert

August 29, 2017

UMD Music presents the Rainbow Connection Concert.
UMD Research Vessel Blue Heron

Science on Deck

August 28, 2017

On September 1, tour UMD's research vessel and learn about ice on the big lake. 

FLL Becomes World Languages & Cultures

August 27, 2017

New department name reflects changing reality.
Summer image of two students picking vegetables at UMD's farm

Soul Food Monologues

August 22, 2017

Free event at Teatro Zuccone scheduled.

"Zombies" in the Library!

August 22, 2017

The Library & Bulldog Welcome Week host Humans vs. Zombies '17.
Crowd at stadium during 2016 Bulldog Welcome Week.

More Dogs in the House

August 21, 2017

Welcome Week starts with more Bulldogs than in previous years.  

At Your Library - Get Crafty 2017 and BulldogCon

August 13, 2017

Incoming Students can look forward to a night of crafts and board games!
Summer image of two students picking vegetables at UMD's farm

Farm Field Day Highlights New Partnership

August 11, 2017

UMD is hosting a Farm Field Day this Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 1 – 4 p.m. 
Minnesota Sea Grant Harbor Map

Take the Survey

August 10, 2017

Minnesota Sea Grant surveys recreational boaters in Duluth-Superior harbor.
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KUMD July Highlights

August 9, 2017

Listen to some stories you may have missed on KUMD in July.
A group of UMD students and faculty view the sun with solar eclipse glasses.

The Path of Totality

August 7, 2017

Experience the Solar Eclipse on August 21. 

A New Address and Renewed Purpose for Continuing Education

August 7, 2017

Continuing Education is now downtown and part of UMD’s Center for Economic Development. 
Three Flags

UMD H.E.R.O.S. Scholarship Fundraiser

August 7, 2017

Minnesota Veterans for Progress is hosting a fundraiser on Sept. 14 to benefit the UMD H.E.R.O.S. fund.

UMD Police Department to Host Active Threat Exercise

August 3, 2017

The UMD Police Department is hosting a full-scale emergency exercise at NRRI, 5013 Miller Trunk Highway, on Thursday, August 10, 2017.

UMD Theatre 2017–18 Season tickets on sale NOW!

July 31, 2017

UMD Theatre 2017–18 season tickets on sale Aug. 1-31.

Search Library Resources from Any Device

July 27, 2017

The Kathryn A. Martin Library introduces a new search interface with a new look and mobile-friendly features.
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Regional Economic Indicators Forum

July 26, 2017

Stephen Polasky will be the keynote speaker on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017.
Champ on a DTA bus

Bulldogs Onboard

July 21, 2017

UMD and Duluth Transit Authority renew partnership. 

An Office Abroad

July 18, 2017

The Office of Sustainability heads to a new continent to see how different countries have implemented renewable energies. 

Meet the Award-Winning NEMBA Authors

July 13, 2017

Meet the Winning Authors of the Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards (NEMBA) on Monday, July 24.
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KUMD June Highlights

July 10, 2017

Listen to some stories you may have missed on KUMD in June.
Artist's drawing of the future CAMS building

Groundbreaking for Innovative Research

July 10, 2017

Ceremony for UMD’s Chemistry and Advanced Materials Science Building is scheduled.
Glensheen Avant Garden Table

Avant Garden

July 10, 2017

July 15 at Glensheen: Five courses of inventive dishes from local chefs,
 using locally grown ingredients.
Glensheen's Concerts on the Pier image

Concert on the Pier

July 6, 2017

Glensheen Mansion presents Minnesota’s famous outdoor concert series.
Minnesota Sea Grant Kids Fishing image

Kids' Fishing Appreciation Day

July 5, 2017

Minnesota Sea Grant and partners will host booths statewide at Mills Fleet Farm Kids' Fishing Appreciation Day
UMD Children's Place toddlers visit Dining Services

Little Sweet Peas

June 29, 2017

Dining Services announces the beginning of a new program, the Children’s Place Nutrition Program. 
The UM pharmacy school is located on two campuses: Minneapolis and Duluth

New Pharmacy Dean

June 19, 2017

Michael Swanoski to ready Duluth for the future.
Betsy Husby, a music professor, with campers playing cellos outside

Where Harmony is Heightened

June 12, 2017

Bulldogs amplify the North Shore Summer Music Experience.
KUMD radio host and Dylanologist John Bushey

KUMD’s Tribute to the Troubadour’s Translator

June 12, 2017

For the first time in its history, KUMD is naming one of its studios.

Find Books on Wellness Here

June 9, 2017

Borrow titles from the library's new Wellness Collection to get a jump start on your healthy lifestyle. 
North Shore Summer Music Experience campers rehearsing

Where Future Bulldogs Empower Their Passion

June 9, 2017

UMD to host the North Shore Summer Music Experience.

2017–18 Theatre Season

June 7, 2017

Join us for the 2017–18 Theatre Season
U of M Crush Cancer event

Help Advance Cancer Research

June 6, 2017

Ready. Set. Crush cancer on Wednesday, June 7!
KUMD logo

KUMD May Highlights

June 5, 2017

Listen to some stories you may have missed on KUMD in May.
Collage of historic pictures of KUMD

60 Candles

May 31, 2017

KUMD, a public radio station operated by the University of Minnesota Duluth, is celebrating its 60th Anniversary. 

Black Gold at Aquarium

May 31, 2017

Black Gold exhibition at the Great Lakes Aquarium.

Bringing Campus Landscapes Back to Life!

May 31, 2017

Students are a huge part of making the UMD campus beautiful.
UMD student panel

Opening Up Dialogues

May 22, 2017

Students work to eliminate Islamophobia on campus and in the community.
 David Yount of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Duluth walks on the green roof, installed in 2007, of their church at 835 West College Street in Duluth, Minnesota.

Capturing the Value of Stormwater

May 22, 2017

Minnesota Sea Grant hosts green infrastructure workshop for community leaders.

NEMBA Winners Announced

May 18, 2017

NEMBA brought together writers, publishers, and readers to honor the best titles about Northeastern Minnesota published in 2016.
UMD led project One River, Many Stories - image  of dog from final report

One River, Many Stories

May 16, 2017

Journalists and citizens told stories, both written and visual, about the St. Louis River. Read the report on this community endeavor.
KUMD logo

KUMD April Highlights

May 12, 2017

Listen to some stories you may have missed on KUMD in April.

Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards

May 8, 2017

Celebrate regional books and authors at the 29th annual Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards.
UMD CED event Boots to Business Reboot

Boots to Business Reboot

May 5, 2017

Starting or Growing a Veteran-Owned Business: Tuesday
, May 9, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, at the UMD Center for Economic Development.
Shot of the 2016 graduation at Amsoil Arena from the rafters

Commencement 2017

May 2, 2017

AMSOIL Arena is being readied for Bulldogs to walk across its stage during UMD’s commencement ceremonies this Saturday, May 6.
Dr. Webb's Art History class in downtown Duluth

At the Intersection of Art and Applicable

April 24, 2017

Art history students are bringing Duluth's vision into focus.
Maori healing plant

Māori Healing Traditions

April 21, 2017

Stories from the elders of the Taranaki region of New Zealand provide knowledge about well being.
UMD's Center for Economic Development Business Resource Summit

Business Resource Summit

April 20, 2017

Learn from successful local entrepreneurs on Tues., May 2 at Clyde Iron Works. 
UMD's LSBE. Exterior shot of the turnaround area.

A Business School Audit that’s Complete Garbage

April 20, 2017

In conjunction with Earth Week, the Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) is conducting a trash audit.
UMD Astronomy Day 2016

Astronomy Day 2017

April 19, 2017

Saturday, April 22: Free, family-friendly activities to celebrate Astronomy Day and the 50th anniversary of UMD's Alworth Planetarium.
Dr. Alejandro Baer

The Holocaust and Spain

April 19, 2017

Dr. Alejandro Baer, director of the U of M Twin Cities' Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, will present a talk on April 27.

We Call It “Um-tee-ump”

April 18, 2017

UMD's math program, UMTYMP, is looking for talented youth in grades 5-7.

Student Employee Named Minnesota's Best

April 17, 2017

Sam Quackenbush's contributions to KUMD earned him Minnesota's Student Employee of the Year award.

The Soldier's Tale

April 16, 2017

The Soldier's Tale

Bach B Minor Mass

April 16, 2017

UMD Music presents J.S. Bach, Mass in B Minor
UMD aerial


April 13, 2017

Four professionals recently earned their Certificate in Frontline Leadership from UMD's Continuing Education.
UMD Shark Tank 2017 image

UMD Shark Tank 2017

April 12, 2017

Contestants announced for UMD’s Shark Tank Entrepreneurship Competition on April 24.
Map of earth

Alworth Lecture

April 11, 2017

Dr. Nicholas Hayes presents “The Visible Hand: Cybermischief and the Putin-Trump Connection" on April 18.
UMD's Center for Economic Development building

Center for Economic Development News

April 11, 2017

March 2017 news from UMD's Center for Economic Development.

Disney's The Little Mermaid

April 9, 2017

UMD THEATRE presents Disney's The Little Mermaid

Library Photo Battle Set to Rumble

April 5, 2017

Come to the library photo & film contest battle and awards reception!
UMD students in Criminology Club

Criminology Club Expands Perspectives

April 4, 2017

Students hone leadership and networking skills running this UMD club.
Sign for Stand Up Against Sexual Assault

In Solidarity

April 4, 2017

UMD students, staff and faculty are hosting Stand Against Sexual Assault, Fri., Apr. 7 in solidarity against sexual violence.  
Black Gold exhibit image

Black Gold

April 3, 2017

Panel discussion, zine release, and art exhibit celebrate the lake sturgeon. 

2017 Study Abroad Photo Exhibit

April 2, 2017

Check out the 2017 study abroad photo contest exhibit at UMD's Northern Shores Coffee Shop! #umdstudyabroad

Tour Group Discovers Treasure Trove in Library

April 1, 2017

An ordinary tour becomes a magical adventure
APAA students

Midwest Asian American Students Gather

March 30, 2017

Students from UMD's Asian Pacific American Association travel to the Midwest Asian American Students Union conference.
Book cover: Four Perfect Pebbles by Marion Blumenthal Lazan

Holocaust Survivor and Author

March 29, 2017

The Baeumler Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration committee will host Marion Blumenthal Lazan on April 5.
UMD SCSE Science on Tap

Science of Eating & Drinking

March 29, 2017

"Science on Tap" - fun facts about food and beverages. A free event Thurs., Mar. 30, Clyde Iron Works, 5:30-7:30 pm.
Generic business picture of glasses and blurry business people in the background

Work It

March 28, 2017

Bulldogs plan “Dress for Success.”
Student Design poster featuring carrots

Open Studio Events and the Student Exhibition Reception & Awards Ceremony

March 28, 2017

An abundance of UMD art on April 22.

Looking for Income Tax Forms?

March 27, 2017

We can link you to federal IRS and state tax forms!

The Way We Talk

March 26, 2017

Come watch The Way We Talk documentary with the CSD Club!

FLL Talent Show 2017

March 24, 2017

Foreign Languages & Literatures Talent Show is coming up on April 10!
KUMD Radio making waves images

KUMD: Student Views

March 23, 2017

KUMD launches a new segment that highlights life at UMD from different perspectives.
UMD Shark Tank 2017 image

Shark Tank!

March 22, 2017

Students: Pitch your idea for a business, product, or service.
Ariel shot of UMD's campus and Lake Superior

Board of Regents at UMD

March 22, 2017

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents are meeting at UMD this week, Thursday and Friday, March 23 and 24, 2017.
KUMD image

Support KUMD

March 21, 2017

Become a member today! 
Poster for Addressing Islamophobia featuring a woman wearing a hijab

It's Time to Talk

March 20, 2017

Multiple campus groups partner to present important panel on Islamophobia.

Repercussions of Representing Historical Memory in Spanish Fiction & Film

March 19, 2017

Guest speaker on women and war in Spain

Experience the Reindeer Roundup

March 16, 2017

See a film about Arctic cowboys, and learn about reindeer herding in Minnesota.

Plastic: Water’s Worst Enemy?

March 14, 2017

A display in Swenson Science Building seeks to inform viewers on how plastics end up in Lake Superior. 
Typewriter and paper with the words "Chapter One"

Walking and Writing for Change

March 14, 2017

UMD alumni authors reading from their works.

Readings from Seven Nations

March 13, 2017

This open-mic event celebrates the poetry of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.

Study Abroad Important Dates

March 9, 2017

The Study Abroad office has a few more events and announcements to round out the semester! We can't wait to send YOU abroad!
Northland Community Wellness Day 2017 logo

2017 Northland Community Wellness Day

March 9, 2017

This FREE family-friendly event will be held March 25 from 10 am-2 pm in UMD's Romano Gym.
Poster for Moving Bodies showing two dancers

North-Central Region American College Dance Association Conference

March 8, 2017

360 dancers are at UMD for the North-Central Region American College Dance Association Conference.
UMD KUMD Women's History Month logo

Women's History Month on KUMD

March 8, 2017

Listen as KUMD celebrates with a daily series honoring Minnesota women paving the way to equity.
Sara Deer

Sarah Deer: Supporting Native Women

March 7, 2017

Women's History Month features Sarah Deer, an advocate for domestic and sexual violence reform.
UMD Genocide image from poster

"Genocide: Lessons and Questions"

March 7, 2017

The Center for Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Studies will host a workshop on March 25.
UMD Commencement 2016

UMD Grad Fair

March 7, 2017

UMD Stores hosts its Grad Fair on Thurs., Mar. 16 from 10 am-5 pm in Kirby Ballroom with discounts on caps and gowns.
UMD's Center for Economic Development building

Center for Economic Development News

March 7, 2017

February 2017 news from UMD's Center for Economic Development.
UMD Disability Disclosure event - poster

Multiple Perspectives

March 6, 2017

Disability Disclosure in the Workplace will be held on Thurs., Mar. 16 from 4-5 pm in Griggs Center.
UMD Jankofsky lecture: swords

18th Annual Jankofsky Lecture

March 2, 2017

A panel discussion on arms and armor - with examples from the Oakeshott Institute collection.

Building Bridges: An International Film Series

March 2, 2017

Foreign Languages and Literatures sponsors film series March 19-23 at Zinema.

Head of the Lakes Jazz Festival

March 2, 2017

"The experiences that people have when listening to great, improvised music are transcendental."
Black and white photograph of an empty Marshall Performing Arts Center

24 Hour Plays

March 1, 2017

Six playwrights, six directors, 24 actors and a musical guest– presenting "The 24 Hour Plays."
VITA students gathered around a table

VITA Program Partners Bulldogs with Community

February 28, 2017

UMD students are helping community members with their taxes.

Equity and Diversity in Latin America and Spain

February 27, 2017

Films and lectures highlight the diversity of Latin America and Spain.
Closeup of a toothpick bridge

Building (Bitty) Bridges

February 27, 2017

Toothpick bridge competition to be held at UMD.

ASCE 22nd Annual Toothpick Bridge Competition

February 24, 2017

This spring, the High Bay Lab was proud to host the 22nd Annual Toothpick BridgeCompetition for the second time. 
UMD sign with leaves

Continuing Education News

February 20, 2017

Certificate in Frontline Leadership graduate announced.
UMD presents film Embrace

Film and Panel Discussion

February 17, 2017

UMD presents the film Embrace and a panel discussion on body image - Feb. 28.
Areal shot of UMD's campus

2017 Summit on Equity, Diversity, and Multiculturalism

February 16, 2017

UMD’s long-term commitment to an inclusive campus continues at annual event.
Image of CERE words

Diversity Summit at UMD on Feb. 22

February 14, 2017

 Join UMD in learning how to create positive changes in the community.

Cross Registration Signing Scheduled

February 14, 2017

Academia times three, as UMD, the College of St. Scholastica, and UW-Superior leaders gather for the Cross Registration signing.

Career Handbook

February 10, 2017

Everything you need to get started planning your career!
UMD Feast of Nations

Feast of Nations

February 8, 2017

Join the International Club for dinner, a fashion show, and performances on Sat. Feb. 18. 
image of a dove that looks like it is made from water

Water is Life: Standing Rock and Beyond

February 6, 2017

A teach-in on the issues of water and social justice is being presented on Monday, February 13, 2017.
UMD Out Cold Logo

Frozen Fun

February 6, 2017

Out Cold week runs Feb. 13–17.

Check Out Marketing and Graphic Design

February 3, 2017

Learn more about the Marketing and Graphic Design major: Feb. 9, 2-3 p.m., or Feb. 10, 10-11 a.m., in LSBE 310-320.

Soul Food Dinner

February 1, 2017

UMD Black Student Association and UWS Black Student Union host this Feb. 25 event.
UMD Nerd Night

Calling All Nerds

January 31, 2017

Nerd Nite: Concrete is Cool! In Defense of Michael Bay! StarCraft 2: Multiplayer Meta! Mon., Feb. 13, 7 pm, Martin Library. 

CERE Summit: Creating Change

January 30, 2017

Foreign Languages and Literatures faculty to participate in Feb. 22 Creating Change summit.
Hear Our Voices postcard promotion with event details

UMD Gathers to Write to Political Leaders

January 25, 2017

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to "Hear Our Voice, Postcard Rally" Wed., Feb. 1.

STEM Job & Internship Fair

January 18, 2017

This Feb. 1 event is for UMD students and recent alumni interested in STEM job and internship opportunities.
Image from film "The Wave" poster

Holocaust Commemoration Event

January 17, 2017

The film "The Wave" will be shown Thurs., Jan. 26 in Griggs Center, followed by a faculty-led discussion.
Book on a plaid blanket

NEMBA Readers Needed

January 12, 2017

Join a reading team for the Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards 

U of M Job and Internship Fair

January 10, 2017

Attend Minnesota's largest career fair on Feb. 24
Denisa Livingston at Shiprock

Diabetes and Healthy Food Access

January 10, 2017

Hear "A Healthy Diné Nation: Empowering Our Communities" at UMD on Tues., Jan. 24
Water Action Logo

UMD is Satellite Viewing Location of Town Hall

January 10, 2017

On Friday, Jan. 27, Governor Mark Dayton and Lt. Governor Tina Smith host a Town Hall Water Summit on the U of M Morris campus.
Martin Luther King image

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Jan 16, 2017

January 5, 2017

Celebrate the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
UMD School of Fine Arts "One River"

"One River" Encore

December 21, 2016

UMD Theatre selected for KCACTF Regionals.
UMD Gamma Sigma Sigma sisters volunteering at Bentleyville

Bulldogs Give Back

December 20, 2016

Three great examples of UMD students volunteering. 
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler

Support for Non-citizen University of Minnesota Community Members

December 19, 2016

President Eric W. Kaler issued the following statement of support:
UMD campus aerial

Continuing Education's Frontline Leadership

December 16, 2016

Four earn their Certificate in Frontline Leadership
Housing around UMD

Energy Saving Housing Initiative

December 7, 2016

GAC assists UMD's Bureau of Business and Economic Research with housing study.

Community Asset Mapping

December 6, 2016

Aligning workforce development program with those they serve.

Food System Assessment

December 4, 2016

Locally Adapted Food System Assessment: Western Lake Superior Region

Solar Energy Potential Map

December 1, 2016

Collaborative project to create a detailed map of solar energy potential for the City of Duluth. 
image of a circle

Multicultural Summit at UMD

December 1, 2016

The Summit on Equity, Diversity and Multiculturalism will be held at UMD on Wed., Feb. 22, 2017.
UMD campus aerial

Commission on Disabilities Seeks New Members

December 1, 2016

Join UMD's Commission on Disabilities.

UMD Theatre Presents "She Loves Me"

December 1, 2016

UMD Theatre's Holiday Musical 

Duluth Outdoor Recreation Maps

November 30, 2016

Creating a Duluth Area Multi-use Trail map.

UMD Music Presents Sounds of the Season Concerts

November 30, 2016

Holiday Concert Series in Weber Music Hall
UMD's Swenson College of Science and Engineering

Provider Networks in the Health Insurance Marketplace

November 29, 2016

Adequacy of Provider Networks in the Health Insurance Marketplace 

NRRI 2016 Annual Report is Now Available

November 28, 2016

NRRI publishes its first annual report for fiscal year 2016.
UMD campus 2007

The Next Big Thing: UMD’s Cultural Entrepreneurship Fair

November 25, 2016

UMD is hosting the semester-end Cultural Entrepreneurship (CUE) Fair on Wed., Nov. 30 from 5 -7 p.m. in the Kirby Ballroom.

GIS of Culturally Significant Features

November 23, 2016

Geographic Information System Layers: Spirit Mountain Area, Minnesota

Getting Ready for the Job and Internship Fair Workshop

November 19, 2016

Prepare to succeed!

U of M Job and Internship Fair

November 18, 2016

Don't miss the biggest student career fair in Minnesota.
UMD's Swenson College of Science and Engineering

Interactive Mapping Tools

November 17, 2016

Developing Tools for UMN Sustainable Regional Development Partnership
stack of books

NEMBA Nominations Sought

November 16, 2016

Nominate a book that captures the essence of northeastern Minnesota.
Corrin and Amanda sitting on a couch in Kirby Student Center on their cell phones

UMD Students and Social Media

November 15, 2016

UMD student surveys not far from national trends.

Cultural Entrepreneurship Fair 2016

November 10, 2016

Cultural Entrepreneurship students will share projects at CUE Fair.
Map of Duluth's shoreline

Geographic Information Systems Day

November 9, 2016

UMD to showcases widespread uses of mapping technology on Tuesday, November 15.
UMD's APAA Culture Show poster

APAA Culture Show

November 9, 2016

The UMD Asian Pacific American Association presents Bridging the Gap, Nov. 19.
Screen shot of Word Girl showing several characters

Wooord Up!

November 8, 2016

Word Girl (the real deal!) scheduled to visit Preschool in the Park.
Maria Cristina Tavera (Mexican-American, b. 1965) Rarotonga Beauty, 2016 Screenprint and mixed media Collection of the Artist

At the Tweed: "Un-Typing Casta"

November 7, 2016

Exhibition at the Tweed Museum of Art explores contemporary Latinx identity.
Shakespeare image

Shakespeare Folio Draws Thousands

November 4, 2016

Over 5,200 people viewed the First Folio exhibit at the Tweed.

NRRI Delivers High Return on State's Investment

November 4, 2016

A new study aimed at estimating the value of NRRI finds the institution is giving back to Minnesota tenfold on its investment.
Photo of Fred Amram's family

Holocaust Commemoration Event

November 3, 2016

Professor Emeritus Fred Amram shares his experiences on Thursday, November 10.
Champ at the 2016 commencement at Amsoil Arena

UMD's Networking Night Scheduled

November 3, 2016

Alumni Relations is inviting Bulldogs to rub elbows with local professionals.
UMD Event: Andrea Jenkins - Nov. 3

The T Is Not Silent

November 2, 2016

GLBT Services and Queer and Allied Student Union hosts Andrea Jenkins on Nov. 3. 
KUMD logo

KUMD Celebrates ​Native American Heritage Month

November 2, 2016

KUMD spotlights the culture and tradition of Indigenous peoples in America.
Enterprise car share sign next to the red car share vehicle

UMD Introduces Car Share Program

November 2, 2016

Wheels when you need them.
UMD campus building seen through fall foliage

UMD to Host Community Forum on Police and Community Interactions

November 1, 2016

The College of Liberal Arts is hosting “Hands Up: Police/Community Relations in Duluth” 
Molly KUMD

KUMD’s Student Takeover

October 31, 2016

"The Basement" celebrates ​​College Radio Day on Friday, November 4. 

Nursing Information Session

October 30, 2016

Learn about an exciting opportunity for UMD students and recent graduates with the U of M School of Nursing.

Luther's Legacy: 500 Years

October 25, 2016

FLL German Studies program celebrates the anniversary of Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation.
UMD Day of the Dead display 2015

Dia de los Muertos

October 24, 2016

Day of the Dead events: Oct. 24-Nov. 4.
UMD student presenting at Regional Economic Indicators Forum

LSBE Students Present at REIF

October 24, 2016

The topic of this Nov. 1 event is transportation.

"It Can't Happen Here"

October 21, 2016

A nationwide reading coming to MPAC on Monday, October 24 at 7:30 PM
A full moon

UMD Ready for Trick-or-Treaters

October 19, 2016

Bulldogs are inviting Duluth's goblins and ghouls to trick-or-treat in their Haunted Halls.
Duluth in the fall

Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika at UMD

October 19, 2016

“Race, Protest, and the Media”– Scholar, journalist, activist, and artist Dr. Chenjerai Kumanyika.
Image of William Shakespeare

Director of Folger Library Speaks on Shakespeare

October 18, 2016

Dr. Michael Witmore presents "Centuries of Shakespeare" on Friday, Oct. 21.

UMD Alumni Lunch Series: Brand Alliances

October 14, 2016

Interested in business and marketing? Here’s your chance to learn about cutting-edge research: Nov. 15. 
UMD students helping to coordinate UMD Entrepreneurship Conference

UMD Students Power Entrepreneurship Conference

October 13, 2016

UMD’s student-run second annual Entrepreneurship Conference will take place on Tuesday, October 18 from 9 am-4 pm.
Chihuly sculpture in the Kathryn A. Martin Library

Makers Space at UMD

October 11, 2016

UMD is catapulting future engineers to the next level with a Shakespeare-inspired event.
UMD Homecoming Ad

Homecoming Week Begins

October 10, 2016

Bulldog Country is unleashed, as 2016 homecoming details are announced.
Webber Music Hall and a rainbow

UMD Hosts National Coming Out Day Luncheon

October 10, 2016

UMD is celebrating the 28th anniversary of National Coming Out Day.
KUMD Radio

KUMD Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Highway 61 Revisited

October 10, 2016

KUMD 103.3FM is hosting a musical celebration Saturday, October 15.

Causes and Consequences of Illegal Immigration

October 4, 2016

Around the world, through the ages, migration is as real as life. See decades of photos.
image from the Glitch computer game

Inclusive Game Development

September 30, 2016

Three Minnesota leaders in computer game development share their ideas about ways to make the field more welcoming to users.

Learning about Latina/o lives in the Midwest

September 29, 2016

Guest speaker tells of digital storytelling project and service-learning experience in Latina/o communities.

Concert October 1

September 28, 2016

UMD Music presents International Guest Artist ragtime pianist

UMD Theatre Presents "One River" 9/29–10/8

September 28, 2016

Dramatizing the journalism of the One River, Many Stories project.
sign post of citys around the world

Race Around the World

September 24, 2016

This crazy event sends students from one destination to the next, collecting clues.  
a battered-looking Syrian flag

German Guests Speak about Syrian Refugee Crisis

September 24, 2016

Hear speakers from Schwerin, Germany who are working to settle Syrian refugees.
John Adams

John Adams: LSBE Speaker Series

September 23, 2016

John Adams, the 2015 American Advertising Federation Hall of Fame Honoree, speaks at UMD on October 10
sea grant shells

Practical Solutions Focus of Conference

September 22, 2016

Invasive species experts from across the Upper Midwest will convene in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Glensheen and Second Harvest news conference

Glensheen and Second Harvest Celebrate 10 Years Collaboration

September 21, 2016

Celebrating 10 years of great work.
Clean Water Summit image

Clean Water Summit

September 21, 2016

Clean Water Summit will showcase green infrastructure practices
Kirby Student Center's "Welcome" sign

Voter Palooza– Getting Out the Bulldog Vote

September 20, 2016

Voter Palooza is designed to engage college students before the 2016 presidential election.
The 2015 LSBE Entrepreneurship Conference

UMD Entrepreneurship Conference: Oct 18

September 19, 2016

This event is free and open to students, faculty, and staff who register. 
Students in the Academic Scholars Institute at the University of Virginia

Journey of Scholars

September 17, 2016

Learn how life changes for a middle-school-age group of African American males on the University of Virginia campus.  
Words Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

Northeast Minnesota STEM Conference

September 16, 2016

Northland professionals investigate access to science, technology, engineering and math education.
Detail of Shakespeare's First Folio

An Invitation to Experience Shakespeare's First Folio

September 15, 2016

Mark thy calendar: Media preview, grand opening, and exhibit details announced.Exhibit October 4 - 26, 2016.
fish aquarium

Surrender Ev­­­­­­­­ent Seeks Unwanted Aquarium Fish and Plants

September 14, 2016

You can “surrender” unwanted fish, aquarium plants and reptiles.
Photo of Cina Hall, focused on flower decal in the floor

Cina Hall Reopens

September 14, 2016

Bulldogs are enjoying a mid-century makeover, as the newly renovated Cina Hall reopens.
Students enjoying a meal by the spacious windows of UMD's new Superior Dining

Superior Dining Grand Opening

September 14, 2016

A hearty remodel with a side of Superior, as UMD celebrates the grand opening of its new dining center.
New freshman celebrating with confetti at the new student convocation

Bulldogs Are Back

August 26, 2016

The start of the 2016-17 is underway at UMD and new freshman enrollment is up.
Welcome week coordinators share a laugh.

The Wonder of the Welcome

August 24, 2016

Trio of Bulldogs make Bulldog Welcome Week rock.

Study Abroad Fair! Sept. 15 – Kirby Commons 10am–3pm

August 22, 2016

Save the date friends…
Trail racers at UMD's Food and Farm Festival lineup with Champ

UMD’s Third Annual Food and Farm Festival Scheduled

August 18, 2016

Sunday, Sept. 18 UMD’s Food and Farm Festival
A dramatic view, looking up, of the Kathryn A. Martin Library.

Generous Donation Makes New Math Lab Possible

August 11, 2016

The final touches on the Securian Math Learning Lab are underway in the Karthryn A. Martin Library, 416 Library Drive. 
Randi Omdahl

SFA Student Raises Awareness About Human Trafficking

July 21, 2016

It’s a brutal, complex, and widespread crime and it happens all around us, often in plain sight — Human Trafficking.
UMD hosts an electrical engineering camp for girls.

UMD Hosting Female-Focused Engineering Camp

July 13, 2016

Local middle-schoolers converge at UMD’s Marshall W. Alworth Hall this week for the Electrical Engineering and Physics Camp.
Bikes in front of Kirby Student Center

University of Minnesota System-wide All Hazard Mitigation Plan

July 12, 2016

The University of Minnesota has completed the first draft of the University’s System-wide All Hazard Mitigation Plan.
Storm drain sign at UMD

Water Wednesday: Where Does All the Rain Go?

July 12, 2016

A portrait of Athelstan Spilhaus

Dr. Spilhaus Biography Events in Twin Cities

July 7, 2016

Sharon Moen, science writer with Minnesota Sea Grant, will be in the Twin Cities to share stories about the colorful Dr. Athelstan Spilhaus.
Polar Bear Planet

A Penguin, a Polar Bear and the Planetarium

July 7, 2016

A penguin and a polar bear go on an adventure at UMD’s Planetarium.

Water Wednesday: Summer Lawn Care

July 5, 2016

Students walk by the Civil Engineering Building

Future Bulldogs Walk the Walk (While Their Parents Talk the Talk)

June 23, 2016

More than 100 future Bulldogs will register for classes and meet with advisors on Friday, June 24. 
The pond in the Bagley Nature Area

Setting Up Camp

June 16, 2016

UMD's new campground
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton

Governor Dayton to Visit Duluth June 10

June 9, 2016

Governor Dayton to Visit Duluth and St. Cloud on Friday, June 10
Red leaves are reflected on the LSBE building glass.

Student to Business Initiative

June 9, 2016

Practical experience working with businesses
A photo of the activity fields at UMD.

UMD Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affaired Hired

May 23, 2016

Fernando P. Delgado has been hired for the position of executive vice chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Science on Deck

May 19, 2016

Family-friendly fun aboard the Blue Heron.
image of colors

Leader of Diversity and Inclusion Hired

May 18, 2016

Susana Pelayo-Woodward has been named assistant to the Chancellor for Inclusive Excellence. 
Library books

Celebrate Books at NEMBA

May 17, 2016

Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards feature speaker Michael Fedo 
St. Louis River from the air.

One River Many Stories Looks Ahead

May 16, 2016

One River, Many Stories will host a community forum on Thursday, May 26.
The R/V Blue Heron

Blue Heron Launches 2016 Tours

May 10, 2016

Step aboard UMD’s Blue Heron research vessel this summer.
solar energy panels

Local Leaders & Businesses Meet To Discuss Sustainable Energy Efforts

May 9, 2016

UMD hosts two day workshop to discuss renewable energy efforts in Duluth.
Exterior of the Tweed Museum

The Tweed Museum of Art's New Associate Curator

April 28, 2016

Karissa White is the Tweed's new associate curator. 

We’re Hiring!

April 26, 2016

Become a Study Abroad Peer Advisor.
St. Louis River from the air.

One River, Many Stories Events Include KUMS Reading

April 25, 2016

Upcoming Events: Sunday, May 1 at 3 pm in Weber Music Hall.
Library books

Center for Ethics Lecture- Prosecutor King

April 25, 2016

Professor Erik Luna examines prosecutorial discretion.
UMD Commencement 2015

2016 Commencement Schedule and Speakers Announced

April 24, 2016

On Sat., May 7, 2016, UMD's bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree commencement programs will be held in two ceremonies.

Commissioner Larry Pogemiller Visiting UMD’s Water Research Programs

April 21, 2016

Commissioner Pogemiller will visit key water research programs.

UW-Superior, UMD and CSS Host Twin Ports Undergraduate Psychology Conference

April 21, 2016

Twin Ports Undergraduate Psychology Conference will be held April 22.

4th Annual Winter Institute

April 20, 2016

This event brought together over 260 child welfare stakeholders from the tri-state area.

One River. Many Prints

April 18, 2016

One River Many Prints | Art Education in the Community
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Celebrate Astronomy Day with Free UMD Planetarium Events

April 18, 2016

April 23 marks International Astronomy Day.
The Swenson Science and Engineering Building

UMD Seeking Competitors for Physics Olympiad

April 18, 2016

Saturday, April 23, is the third annual Duluth Physics Olympiad. 
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Center for Ethics Lecture- "Moral Injury"

April 18, 2016

Friday, April 22, UMD’s Center for Ethics and Public Policy is sponsoring a public lecture.

Partnership Celebrated: Steve O’Neil Apartments and University Honors

April 14, 2016

The University Honors Student Association  is hosting a chili cook-off at the Steve O’Neil Apartments.
Text of the words "power dialogue"

Power Dialogs Give Students a Voice to Change the Climate Future

April 14, 2016

April 2016, students across the nation are hosting Power Dialogs in their state capitols and regional centers.     

Storytelling, Staging, and Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream

April 12, 2016

The 17th Annual Jankofsky Lecture features M. J. Kidnie, professor of English, from Western University in Ontario, Canada.
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The Roots of Urban Rage: From Ferguson to Mass Incarceration

April 11, 2016

Friday, April 15 UMD’s Center for Ethics and Public Policy is sponsoring a public lecture.
UMD's Swenson Civil Engineering Building

UMD Math Program Looking for Talented Youth

April 11, 2016

Imagine finishing high school and already being half way to a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. 
Art Museum at UMD

Annual Student Exhibit

April 11, 2016

Art & Design's Annual Student Exhibition runs April 5 - May 1, 2016.
G-Eazy performs at Amsoil Arena on April 1. Photo Credit: Adam Quandt, The Statesman

It's Not Easy... It's G-Eazy

April 7, 2016

UMD’s Springfest finale
A Duluth student enjoys visiting UMD as a guest of UMD honor students.

Honors Students Connect to the Community

April 7, 2016

Katie Moret shares her story about working with the children in the Steve O'Neil Apartments.
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“With Courage and Kindness” Islamic Awareness Week at UMD

April 6, 2016

Islamic Awareness Week at UMD
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Board of Regents Tour UMD

April 6, 2016

Wednesday, April 6, the Regents continue their tour.
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UMD Celebrates Asian Awareness Month

April 5, 2016

UMD's Asian Pacific American Association presents Asian Awareness Month during the month of April. 
The Swenson Science and Engineering Building

UMD Event Will Showcase Wonders of Chemistry

April 5, 2016

Chemistry Magic Show, Friday, April 15.

Motion + Media Research Symposium

April 5, 2016

April 15, 2016, symposium brings together artists, scientists and researchers.
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Empowering First Impressions

April 5, 2016

Champ's Closet

Indigenous Food Models

April 4, 2016

Tuesday, April 5, UMD’s Center for Ethics and Public Policy is co-sponsoring a public lecture.
UMD's Swenson Civil Engineering Building

Geo-Wall Competition Comes to Duluth

March 31, 2016

Geo-Wall Competition on Friday, April 1 in Swenson Civil Engineering Building.
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Creating Space for All

March 31, 2016

UMD is hosting Safe Space training on Wednesday, April 13.

Students Apply Classroom Knowledge to Client Tax Forms

March 31, 2016

Students and the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program.
G-Eazy performs at Amsoil Arena on April 1. Photo Credit: Adam Quandt, The Statesman

Spring Concert: Time Change

March 30, 2016

Concert time change.

Backed by Bulldogs: UMD Students Raising Money for Pet Therapy

March 29, 2016

Students are organizing the second annual “Prints for Paws” fundraiser.
St. Louis River from the air.

Deadline and Event on April 4

March 29, 2016

April 4 is the deadline to enter fiction, nonfiction, poetry and songs.
Nazifa Wazirzada and Mohamed Mobarak are organizing Islamic Awareness Week at UMD. Their goal is to promote a more tolerant world where all people, all races, and all faiths are respected.

With Courage and Kindness

March 29, 2016

UMD Students Present Islam Awareness Week
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Cops, Inc

March 24, 2016

Wednesday, March 30 UMD’s Center for Ethics and Public Policy is sponsoring a public lecture.

Minnesota Board of Teaching Approves UMD’s Education Unit

March 24, 2016

The Minnesota Board of Teaching voted to approve UMD’s Education unit at their monthly meeting on Friday, March 11, 2016.
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Climate Assessment: GLBTQAI World Café to be Held

March 23, 2016

UMD’s GLBTQAI Commission is hosting a World Café on March 31.

Roundtable Hosted by Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith Scheduled

March 21, 2016

Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith will host a roundtable discussion on March 22.
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This Lesson Will Stick With Them– Students Tap Into Maple Syrup at UMD

March 21, 2016

Toddlers and their parents will be tapping trees on March 28.
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World Water Day 2016

March 21, 2016

Celebrating on campuses during the week of March 21–24
Senator Al Franken

Senator Al Franken is UMD’s 2016 Commencement Speaker

March 17, 2016

UMD's 2016 commencement will be held Saturday, May 7.
Photo by Mary Sullivan

UMD Hosts 7th Annual Northland Community Wellness Day

March 17, 2016

The 7th annual Northland Community Wellness Day will be held on April 9.
St. Louis River from the air.

One River Rendezvous

March 16, 2016

One River, Many Stories project March 29. 

Mr. Earley on the Mic

March 15, 2016

Education major's math rap incentive.

UMD Shark Tank Entrepreneurship Competition

March 15, 2016

UMD Shark Tank, April 26.
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Culture and History on the Screen

March 8, 2016

The Department of Foreign Language and Literatures presents an international film series.
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UMD's Center for Ethics and Public Policy Hosts Winona LaDuke

March 3, 2016

Thursday, March 17 UMD’s Center for Ethics and Public Policy is co-sponsoring a public lecture.
Student Alex Stecker built the 3D printer shown above from a kit.

UMD Hosting Open House to Showcase 3D Printing

March 2, 2016

Three dimensional printing at UMD's Viz Lab.
Old photo of the Residence Hall Dining Center

After Four Decades, Dining Center to be Reimagined

March 1, 2016

The Dining Center (DC) will close on Friday, March 4 for a four-month remodeling project.
St. Louis River from the air.

One River, Many Stories Hosts Discussion.

February 29, 2016

The job of the journalist gets precarious.
UMD's 2015 Commencement

Grad Fair Sets the Stage

February 25, 2016

UMD's 2016 Commencement Ceremonies
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Prison and Crime Control

February 22, 2016

UMD’s Center for Ethics and Public Policy is sponsoring a public lecture.

UMD’s Overman Lecture Series Presents: Explorer Will Steger

February 18, 2016

Overman Lecture, “Eyewitness to Global Warming,” February 25.
St. Louis River from the air.

One River, Many Stories Hosts Panel Discussion

February 18, 2016

Thursday, February 25 the One River, Many Stories project is hosting a conversation.
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Joining the Pack

February 11, 2016

College of Liberal Arts #FutureBulldogs at UMD
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UMD Summit to Focus on Inclusion

February 11, 2016

2016 Summit on Equity, Diversity, and Multiculturalism: Connecting Through Dialogue, Feb. 24.
UMD's Swenson Civil Engineering Building

UMD Hosting Darwin Day Celebration

February 9, 2016

Friday, February 12, Charles Darwin Day.
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UMD Veteran's Forum: Wed., March 2

February 9, 2016

March 2, 2016 Serving the UMD Veteran & Military Community: How Are We Doing?
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UMD's Celebration of World Culture

February 9, 2016

2016 UMD Feast of Nations, February 20.
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"Refugee for 30 Minutes"

February 9, 2016

UMD Presents Provocative and Participatory Photo Exhibit
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Life Sentences in America: A Key Feature of Mass Incarceration

February 9, 2016

February 15, UMD’s Center for Ethics and Public Policy is sponsoring a public lecture.
St. Louis River from the air.

One River, Many Stories and DNT Host Panel Discussion.

February 8, 2016

Thursday, February 11 , brown bag conversation about collaboration versus competition in journalism.

Spring 2016 Music Events

January 28, 2016

Spring 2016 Music Concerts at UMD

Panel Event on Successful Nonprofit Careers

January 21, 2016

Join us on Wednesday February 10 to hear four perspectives on successful business careers in the nonprofit sector.
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UMD Hosts Holocaust Commemoration Events

January 20, 2016

Baeumler Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration committee host students on Jan. 27.

24th Annual Joel Labovitz Entrepreneurial Success Awards

January 19, 2016

Celebrate the Spirit of Entrepreneurship in our region.
Library books

Respecting the Ricing Moon

January 13, 2016

January 20, UMD’s Center for Ethics and Public Policy is sponsoring a lecture.
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Honoring a Champion of Racial Justice and Equality

January 12, 2016

“I have a dream” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

All About Eve

January 7, 2016

Guerrilla Girls at UMD,

The Trial of Märet Jonsdotter: New Work by Justin Anderson

January 7, 2016

Alumnus exhibit runs Jan. 8-30, 2016.
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New UMD Police Chief Hired

January 6, 2016

Sean Huls has been hired as UMD's police chief.  
UMD's LSBE building

UMD Hosts Listening Session

December 2, 2015

Panel will answer questions about the implications of the Compassionate Care Act.
UMD as seen from the air

UMD, Cloquet, and the Collective Brain

December 2, 2015

Mobile Neuroscience Lab heads to Cloquet.

Remembering Rick Brill

November 18, 2015

Rick Brill, LSBE's IT Director, tragically passed away on September 27, 2015.

“Colorblind Racism: Racism Without Racists”

November 17, 2015

African & African-American Studies Roundtable Keynote: Professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva 
UMD Bagley Nature Center

Presentations on Environmental Humanities

November 11, 2015

Environmental Humanities Day: 2015

Guest Artist Concert & Lecture: Composer, Andrew Simpson

October 12, 2015

UMD Music Department presents Guest Artist Andrew Simpson
Jane lackey

Jane Lackey - Visual Culture Lecture Series Guest

August 13, 2015

Jane Lackey is our first visiting artist of the semester, she will present Tuesday, September 29th at 6pm in Montague 70.
Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge

Duluth Superior Film Festival

May 31, 2015

Duluth Superior Film Festival - a free event June 3-7, 2015

Visual Culture Lecture Series April 21

April 13, 2015

Annual Student Exhibition Jurors present

Vacationland: New Work by Betsy Hunt and Zach Moser

March 31, 2015

Vacationland opening at Soo Visual Art Center

CSD Clinic Featured on KBJR's "Making a Difference"

March 29, 2015

CSD Clinic helps stroke survivors with speech therapy

Visual Culture Lecture Series Heidi Jensen

March 23, 2015

Heidi Jensen will be presenting at UMD on March 24 about her working exploring biology, narratives and function. 

Annual Student Exhibition

March 5, 2015

The Annual Student Exhibition opening reception is April 25 from 4-6 pm, the show will run from April 7–30.
UMD Sounds of the Season

Sounds of the Season

November 25, 2014

Department of Music Offers “Sounds of the Season”
Andrew Camilleri

Uncovering Secrets from the Great Lakes

June 8, 2010

Meet graduate research students and learn about Lake Superior at Science on Deck
Sign at University of Minnesota Duluth

Civil Engineering Topping Off Ceremony

July 28, 2009

State-of-the-art facility will provide “Engineering on Display.” 
Exterior of the Tweed Museum

Tweed Museum of Art Included in Smithsonian Museum

October 18, 2004

George Morrison was honored by National Museum of the American Indian