Information for those attending

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We look forward to welcoming you and your fellow Class of 1965 grads to campus! Here are important details regarding your upcoming visit. PARKING AND MAP Several University parking lots, including ramps, will be available for you and your guests near the 50-Year Class Reunion activities. Download a campus map (pdf). Map […]

Parking

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Several University parking lots, including ramps, will be available for you and your guests near the activities. Download a campus map (pdf). Map includes parking locations. Closest daily rate parking Maroon Lot Lot 37 Closest hourly parking Gopher Lot (310 23rd Avenue SE) closest to the entrance to the stadium University Avenue […]

Scholarship helps CSE student show creative side

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Zoe Bohnen never planned to be a Gopher. Then one day she got a phone call that changed her life. “Mr. [Roger] Haxby contacted me and said he was interested in supporting my education at the University of Minnesota,” Zoe said. After touring campus, she decided to attend the U of M and study mechanical […]

Retrospect: Celebrating the first students from China

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In 1914, three young men from Shanghai—two brothers, Wen Huen Pan, who majored in engineering, and Wen Ping Pan, who was a chemistry major, and their friend Yih Kum Kwong, who majored in engineering mining—became the first Chinese students to study at the University of Minnesota. In fact, they were among the […]

Raise your voice this legislative session for a better University

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This legislative session, the University of Minnesota is requesting state legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton to fund six capital investment projects, including the renovation of John T. Tate Laboratory of Physics (Tate Laboratory) and Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR), which includes projects in Lind Hall, Keller Hall, and Mechanical Engineering. […]

Find black holes in space from the comfort of your couch

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Contacts: Rhonda Zurn, College of Science and Engineering, rzurn@umn.edu, (612) 626-7959 Brooke Dillon, University News Service, bldillon@umn.edu, (612) 624-2801 Astronomers launch new online ‘citizen science’ project MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (12/18/2013)—Got a tablet or a laptop? Now you can discover black holes from the comfort of your couch. An international group of […]

Student spends time in India working on ‘the civil rights issue of our generation’

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College students can play a vital role in education policy debate, says U student Adam Iversen graduated in spring 2013 with a degree in geoengineering and a minor in sustainability. He spent the summer working with artisans in India. As a student he was very involved with the student group Students for […]

CSE Professor Timothy Lodge named Regents Professor

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Contacts: Rhonda Zurn, College of Science and Engineering, rzurn@umn.edu, (612) 626-7959 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (06/14/2013) – University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering Professor Timothy P. Lodge has been named a Regents Professor by the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. This designation is the highest level of recognition given to faculty […]

Former U of M professor to be inducted into Minnesota Science and Technology Hall of Fame

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Contacts: Brooke Dillon, University News Service, bldillon@umn.edu, (612) 624-2801 Rhonda Zurn, College of Science and Engineering, rzurn@umn.edu, (612) 626-7959 MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (10/16/2013) — Former University of Minnesota mechanical engineering professor Ernst R.G. Eckert, often referred to as the father of the modern engineering field of heat and mass transfer, will […]

Solar car charges across Australia

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A student-built solar car enters a major international race Twenty years ago, a plucky team of University of Minnesota students raced the U’s first student-built solar car, Aurora I, from Texas to Minnesota in Sunrayce 93. Now the latest in the lineage, the solar-hybrid Daedalus, is racing across Australia in the World […]