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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.


Northeast Minnesota STEM Conference

Northland professionals investigate access to science, technology, engineering and math education.

Superior Dining Grand Opening

A hearty remodel with a side of Superior, as UMD celebrates the grand opening of its new dining center.

EPA Grants $2.5M to Expand Research on Great Lakes Food Web

Biological changes in microscopic organisms on the bottom of the Great Lakes food chain send up a big red flag to scientists.
Bagley Outdoor Classroom

UMD is a Sierra Club "Cool School"

UMD named a Sierra Club "Cool School."
cilvil engr building

Dr. Andrea Schokker Honored

Professor Andrea Schokker Honored by INSIGHT.

Brain Teaser

Undergraduate and graduate students in the Psychology Psychophysiology Research Lab collaborate with faculty to study behavior.

Students Unravel Minnesota Wolf DNA

Have you ever seen a wolf in its natural habitat? If you have, consider yourself one of a lucky few.
Student & Professor in Lake Superior

Trend Setting in Her Field

A UMD student and her professor travel along the shores of Lake Superior picking up concrete tiles. 
Ann Hunt

Ann Hunt: Rockin' Undergraduate Research

When Ann Hunt was a girl, her family spent vacations at Lake Kabetogama.
food and farm festival

UMD’s Third Annual Food and Farm Festival Scheduled

Sunday, Sept. 18 UMD’s Food and Farm Festival


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