Recent News

Despite Sufficient Crop Harvests, We Will Fall Short of U.N. Food Security Goal

University of Minnesota Senior Research Scientist Deepak Ray, with global collaborators, mapped crop harvests for seven end-uses and found that harvests of crops for direct food use will be insufficient to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 2 (SD2) of food security for all by 2030.

U of M System Ranks Among Top Schools for Addressing Hunger and Health in the U.S.

In its inaugural year, the U of M ranked No. 16 in the world and No. 5 in the U.S. in the Times Higher Ed Impact Rankings (THE Impact Rankings) for its work related to combating hunger and No. 2 in the U.S., and tied for  No. 57 in the world for its work related to promoting good health and well-being.  

International Students Named Recipients of the 2022 Mestenhauser Awards for Excellence in Campus Internationalization

Three Twin Cities campus students recently received the University’s Josef Mestenhauser Student Award for Excellence in Campus Internationalization for their outstanding contributions to international education. 

New report on strengthening inclusion of immigrants and refugees in Twin Cities

A new report, "The Journey to Belonging in the Twin Cities,” offers a blueprint for making the Twin Cities more welcoming for immigrants and refugees, while strengthening their inclusion in the regional economy.

Alumna Appointed to the Presidential Council for Youth Policy in Kazakhstan

Kamila Rollan, now a third-year PhD student at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, was a 2017 fellow in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Anniversary Inclusive Education Fellowship Program. 

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