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Help fuel momentum for Minnesota’s plan for innovation led by the University of Minnesota’s world-class faculty and research.

Dedicated students, faculty, researchers, and business partners make the University a center of invention that creates economic value and growth well beyond our five campuses. The generosity of donors helps power this economic and innovation engine.

Never has this need been more critical, in a world changed forever by a global pandemic. Donor support for University of Minnesota researchers and M Health Fairview caregivers changes lives. Hear stories of impact tied to University faculty and research, and learn how you can make a difference.


New therapies designed to clear senescent cells from the body could keep our aging population healthier longer—and improve outcomes for COVID-19 patients
U of M researchers combine engineering and brain science to give people better control over severe mental illness
As an epidemiology graduate student, Dana Carroll first learned of the undue toll commercial tobacco takes on Native American communities