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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.

The Running Life of a Student Researcher

Sheila Paintsil contributes to knowledge about cells and molecules.

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.  

Bulldogs Give Back

Three great examples of UMD students volunteering.  
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Jobs, Clean Fuel Come with NRRI Solution

NRRI proposes a solution to removing an invasive plant in Africa that could provide much needed jobs and a cooking fuel source.

Surf's Up on America’s Third Coast

For many, a winter blizzard usually involves hunkering down, bundling up, and staying close to home . . . 
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Energy Saving Housing Initiative

GAC assists UMD's Bureau of Business and Economic Research with housing study.
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Niemi Receives Recognition for Ornithology Career

A career dedicated to avian science leads to ornithology award for NRRI Scientist Jerry Niemi.

Food System Assessment

Locally Adapted Food System Assessment: Western Lake Superior Region
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STEM Job & Internship Fair

The first STEM Job and Internship Fair will be held at UMD on February 1.


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