University of Minnesota alumnus and former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Friday, Nov. 16, at a special ceremony at the White House.
Winners of six collegiate competitions took part in the University-wide Three-Minute Thesis competition on November 9, 2018.
The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota today named 19 such projects as recipients of its 12th annual Local Government Innovation Awards (LGIA).
At its October meeting, the University of Minnesota Board of Regents will discuss graduate and professional education, including academic planning for new graduate programs, enrollment management and financing graduate education.
In their second year, University of Minnesota veterinary students are introduced to dental basics. And while for most students practice makes perfect, Michael Congiusta’s experience left him feeling a step was missing between class and lab. So he created models of the teeth of canines so students could practice basic dental skills.
The Graduate School is pleased to welcome Professor Rhonda Jones-Webb to the Graduate School as our new Assistant Dean for Postdoctoral Initiatives.
To support advanced graduate students in the humanities. Norman Johnston Dewitt received his A.B. degree at the University of Toronto in 1930 and his Ph.D. in Latin at Johns Hopkins University in 1938. He came to the University of Minnesota in 1949 and served as chair of the classics department from 1949 to 1964.
As a youngster, Eric Middleton used to tag along with his mom on her field trips as a geologist to southern Utah. There, he remembers “climbing on rocks and hopping over stuff” until, as always happens with kids, he got bored. Then he turned his gaze downward to discover the wide world of insects, and he figuratively caught a bug that’s been dominating his life ever since.
The Graduate School is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 Doctoral Dissertation Fellows. The Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (DDF) gives the University's most accomplished PhD candidates an opportunity to devote full-time effort to an outstanding research project by providing time to finalize and write a dissertation during the fellowship year.