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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.


Greenhouse Orchids Win Awards

Award Winning Orchids on Display at UMD Greenhouse
Symposium Flyer

Integrated Biosciences Symposium

A series of lectures are planned for Friday, February 23 on the UMD campus.

Preparing for Changes to Mammal Populations.

Natural Resources Research Institute documents changes to the environment that are impacting Minnesota's mammal species.
ITLS Award visual

Nominations Open for Inspirational Teacher Award

Students are encouraged to nominate their most inspirational life science teacher.

Unprofitable Lignin to Become Valuable Plastic

Natural Resources Research Institute collaborates to move innovative technologies to commercialization.
Steve Just

Believing is Achieving

Steven Just has a new role: American Indian Science and Engineering Society Junior National Student Representative

2017 NRRI Annual Report Online

Research highlights, project portfolio, student workers experiences, staff accomplishments and more.

Designing the Future

Civil engineering students constructed a layout for future bike lanes on St. Marie Street.

Advancing Aquaculture

Sea Grant seeks proposals for aquaculture research.
Canyon Lake

UMD Research Sheds Light on Major Stage of Earth Evolution

Primordial oceans had oxygen 250 million years before the atmosphere


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