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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.

A Sustainable Pedal to the Metal

UMD Clean Snowmobile Team finishes its 2017 season ahead of the pack.
New XRF Analyzer

New XRF on Campus

A new X-ray fluorescence spectrometer is on its way.

UMD Grad Fair

UMD Stores hosts its Grad Fair on Thurs, Mar. 16 from 10 am-5 pm in Kirby Ballroom with discounts on caps and gowns.

ASCE 24th Annual Toothpick Bridge Competition

This Spring, the High Bay Lab was proud to host the 24th Annual Toothpick Bridge Competition.

The Science of Problem Solving

Mark Kallevig merges research and competition with his quest for creative answers.
neolithic site

Looking to the Stars

Did burial sites near Stonehenge in England have a celestial connection? Two UMD students are finding out.

Grand Opening: Securian Learning Commons & Math Lab

Less lecture, more problem solving – UMD is hosting a grand opening celebration of its Securian Learning Commons and Math Lab on Thurs.,... more
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Mathematics and Art

Computer Science Professor Douglas Dunham's work "Fractal Monarchs" receives Mathematical Art Exhibition Award.

UMD Student Discovers Rare New Galaxy

UMD researchers get a look at a new and extremely rare type of galaxy.

Bulldogs Give Back

Three great examples of UMD students volunteering.  


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