Early career experiences address inequities
With support from Target for the Get Ready Program, the College of Liberal Arts (CLA) is closing economic and access disparities through early career experiences while students are still in college. Read more.
25 years of heart innovations
Established in 1997 in collaboration with Medtronic, the Visible Heart® Laboratories (VHLs) are a premier place to perform translational systems physiology research. Read more.
Leading in compassionate care
A $25,000 grant from the Medica Foundation provided crucial funding to expand the Minnesota Prison Doula Project (MnPDP), which promotes health and provides parenting and pregnancy support to incarcerated pregnant people and parents in rural Minnesota. Read more.
New uses for common proteins
At the Plant Protein Innovation Center, Schwan's and other key corporate players work with University experts to move the food industry toward a better future, financially and ecologically. Read more.
'Champions at the highest level'
Huntington Bank's support for the on-campus home of Gopher Football and for Gopher Athletics overall has played a pivotal role in building a renowned athletic program. Read more.
A new Center for Antiracism Research for Health Equity
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota donated $5 million to establish a center to increase equity, transform communities, and create a healthier state. Read more.
Nurturing an interest in nature
H.B. Fuller employees made a significant impact on helping the Bell Museum launch their latest K-12 field trip program. Read more.
Volunteerism in service to racial equity
Medtronic volunteers helped advance Mapping Prejudice, a University project about the impact of racial covenants across the Twin Cities. Read more.
A tradition of helping at the Arboretum
Through shared time, expertise, Toro’s engagement has strengthened the vitality, sustainability, and safety of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Read more.
The Best Buy Scholarship at the Carlson School of Management supports students pursuing tech-reliant careers in business. Read more.
Powerful partnership continues
In 2017, 3M made a generous five-year pledge of more than $8 million. See the many impacts of this gift in a short video. Read more.
A gift from Ecolab gift has accelerated research into practices that ensure safe water, renewable energy, healthy landscapes, and sustainable food. Read more.
Supporting the next generation
A gift from Polaris will provide hands-on learning for future scientists, engineers, and potential Polaris employees. Read more.
Nutritious food, sustainable world
The Oat Global collaboration combines the U of M’s extensive plant sciences expertise with PepsiCo’s ability to put science into practice. Read more.
Investment in talent
Schwan's has made significant, long-term investments across the U, including women's leadership programs. Read more.
Driving life-changing discoveries
Boston Scientific invests in the U of M in ways that align with the company’s priorities and the U’s strengths. Read more.
3M is the U of M's top corporate investor, including $26 million as part of the Driven fundraising campaign the ended in 2021. Read more.