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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.

Hagley Honored for Teaching Excellence

Cynthia Hagley, Minnesota Sea Grant educator, receives top national teaching award.  

Preserving Heritage - Hmong New Year

UMD student Ryan Ueki and members of HLUB celebrate Hmong culture with the Duluth community.

NRRI Partners with Railroad Group to Test Biofuel

Two steam locomotives at the Milwaukee County Zoo were fueled with NRRI’s renewable, solid fuel to reduce fossil coal emissions, with... more

Raise the Roof

UMD hosting topping off ceremony for its new science building.

Raise the Roof

UMD hosting topping off ceremony for its new science building.

Fall 2017 Unit Staff Awards Announced

Three UMD staff are recipients of the Fall 2017 Unit awards
Neimi Bird Watching

Minnesota Launches First Breeding Bird Atlas Online

NRRI scientists and IBS Faculty member Gerald Neimi work with Audubon Minnesota to launch state's first breeding bird atlas in online and... more

UMD Partners with Congdon Park PTA for Science Night

UMD scientists are taking their innovation to Congdon Park Elementary School, 3116 East Superior Street, tonight, Friday, November 3 from 6... more


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