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Sunrise over UMD

Steve Trogdon Retires

Trogdon retired from UMD in December of 2019 after 33 years

Spring 2020 UROPs

UMD student researchers shine in 2020 with their Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program projects.
aerial photo of UMD

Bruce Peckham Retires

Bruce Peckham retires from UMD after 30 years 
graduates at graduation

Award and Scholarship Recipients

Both undergraduate and graduate students of our department are recognized for their achievements through a variety of awards and... more
Pete Willemsen in VR Classroom

Virtual Reality Feels More Like Classroom Reality

Using a futuristic tool to create a more typical learning experience.
Olga Lakela

Discovery in a New World

From Finland to the U.S., a student becomes a teacher.
Angelique Bernik

Double Duty: UMD Student and Hospital Worker

In the center of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chalk Drawing of Wash Your Hands message

Northeastern Minnesota COVID-19 Community Archive Project

In these unprecedented times, one thing we can turn to is the preservation of the moment.
Researchers taking a water sample from a manhole

Worth its salt. Research aims to reduce road salt impacts

Is it possible to keep winter roads safe for drivers while reducing road salt use? NRRI/UMD researchers are testing alternatives.
Darling Observatory

The Same Stars

From 1917 to 2020, thousands gaze up to capture the stars.