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$3.66 billion from 241,702 donors

Generosity. Leadership. Impact.

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.

Thank you for fueling this historic and inspiring journey!

The scholarship helped me focus more on my education and less on worrying how to finance my degree.

Bailey Benson, recipient of the Richard M. Schulze Family Scholarship, who received her bachelor's degree in civil engineering in 2018 and is currently a field engineer with PCL Construction Services in California

  • Starting strong

    Everett Anderson spent his first first three weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit at M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital. Philanthropy helped make his care possible.

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  • Ride of her life

    On the bike and in the classroom, scholarship recipient and UMD senior Alexandera Houchin shows that persistence matters.

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  • Myth buster

    U of M researcher Traci Mann debunks some of our most deeply held beliefs about dieting and obesity. 

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New leader at the U

On September 20, the University of Minnesota inaugurated its 17th president and the first woman in this role, Joan T.A. Gabel.