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Driven: The University of Minnesota Campaign is gaining steam, revealing answers, and opening doors to a brighter future. Together we are on a path to explore new possibilities, drive our economy, and shape our world.

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  • Transformative gift for research on brain health

    A $35 million gift from Minnesota Masonic Charities will establish the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain to study brain health in early childhood and adolescence.

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  • 18 ways the University is tackling COVID-19

    Donors have stepped up to support research and innovation, help frontline health care workers, assist students, and provide comfort within the greater community.

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  • Imagining a brighter future

    Answers to your questions about supporting the University of Minnesota during uncertain times

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'So close'

Psychology major Neftali Neri was a month away from graduation when COVID-19 derailed her plans. Learn how an $800 emergency grant helped her fulfill her educational dream.