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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.

100% Fresh Celebration

This year's annual Farm Fest is partnering with area artists.

State of Sustainability Education

An educator summit links University of Minnesota campuses.

Science on Deck

On September 1, tour UMD's research vessel and learn about ice on the big lake. 

Seeing the Forest for the Bats

It's the dead of night in the middle of nowhere. UMD researchers are hard at work.... driven to help Minnesota bats survive white nose... more

Record-breaking Harvest at UMD’s Farm

Harvest is underway at UMD's farm, and this is their largest crop to date.

Save the Dates! Fall Job and Internship Fairs

Save these Dates - The Fall Job and Internship Fairs

E-Fest Job & Internship Fair

September 13, 2017 from 10 am to 2 pm in Kirby Ballroom and Rafters.

Library Workshops for Graduate Students

A chance for all graduate students to get a jump on citation & data management.
Students at UMD Farm

Soul Food Monologues

Free event at Teatro Zuccone scheduled.

Fall Head of the Lakes Job & Internship Fair

October 5, 2017, from 10 am to 2 pm in Kirby Ballroom and Rafters


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