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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.

New Members of the Order

Swenson students join the Order of the Engineer.

New Members of the Order

Swenson students join the Order of the Engineer.
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Learn from Chicago Lecturer Without Leaving Duluth

A famous cosmologist, Michael Turner, will make a virtual visit to the UMD Planetarium on May 5. 
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UMD Students Share Results of Sustainability Work

Civil Engineering and Mechanical and Industrial Engineering work with non-profits.
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Students Develop Fast Rope Descent System

UMD students have developed a potential solution to fast rope descent injuries for the U. S. Air Force as part of a design challenge.
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GAC Mapping Duluth's Solar Potential

The Geospatial Analysis Center (GAC) takes on a lot of projects, but one of their current jobs stands out.

Guitar Heroes

Seniors Nick Robillard, Miles Pearson, and Charlie Farrell surged their innovation superpowers.
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UMD Seeking Competitors for Physics Olympiad

Saturday, April 23, is the third annual Duluth Physics Olympiad. 
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UMD Math Program Looking for Talented Youth

Imagine finishing high school and already being half way to a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. 
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Smoothing the Path to Math Between Shanghai and Duluth

A unique university exchange brings Chinese math students to UMD.


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