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News from our college is also featured on the University Marketing and Public Relations News site. Above are some recent stories we've shared. To find more, visit our FacebookTwitter and Instagram pages.

If you have a potential story to share, please contact the Swenson College Communications Specialist Valerie Coit at or 218-726-8651.


Swenson College events are included in the UMD Events Calendar. We also offer a variety of Outreach Events for K-12 youth. If you have any questions about our Outreach efforts, contact Charity Rupp at or 218-726-7409.

MN Wic CS Team

Byte by Byte

UMD Women in Computer Science Win Top Prizes
Blue Heron on Lake

A Chicago Stop for UMD's Water Researchers

The R/V Blue Heron visits Chicago's Navy Pier.

Bringing Memories to the Surface

UMD student designs app to help people with dementia

Keeping Women on the STEM Track

Akquaa Anye evaluates methods to keep women in STEM fields.
Sgt James Lewis

Airforce ROTC Volunteer of the Year

UMD's Tech Sargent  James A. Lewis, won the 2016 Air Force National Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) Volunteer of the Year... more
Bilin Tsai with faculty

Decades of Positive Change

UMD professor receives President’s Award for Outstanding Service.

A Curiosity for Chemistry

Triple major, Kaelt Simpson, found her path at UMD.
sunset of UMD campus and wild ricing moon sculpture

Photos Fly

Chemical engineering student's photos hit the national scene.
Math Team Photo

Math/Stats Team Takes Second at State Competition

UMD Math/Stats Team excels at Advance IT Minnesota Data Derby Minnesota and is the only team to place in both divisions of the contest.

The Book that Inspired a Career

UMD alumnus Prabhat Bhatterai shapes a multi-country career in physics.


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