Discovery Never Stops

The UMN Headlines video series highlights recent accomplishments by our University of Minnesota community. From groundbreaking research to student successes and scientific breakthroughs, discovery never stops at the U of M. Neither does our commitment to the citizens and State of Minnesota.


June 2023

Featuring: Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s research, TikTok and mental health, biocomputing innovations, a newly discovered galaxy, student awards and other successes, faculty awards, program honors, and more.

May 2023

Featuring: commencement, spintronics breakthrough, antibiotic delivery research, detection and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease, soybean pest prevention, Be the Match, Juneteenth, and more.

March 2023

Featuring: Medical School rankings, a new graduate credential in electrification engineering, a discovery to lower the costs of manufacturing renewable chemicals, a new cold-hardy wine grape, a new process to create freestanding membranes of smart materials, new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and more.

February 2023

Featuring: nature conservation, an ultrasound discovery, automated vehicle research, vaccine hesitancy insights, a NASA collaboration, student mental health support, a new undergraduate public health major, Academic All-District recognition, and more.

December 2022

Featuring: funding to combat misinformation online, robotics research, sustainably grown grapes, Alzheimer’s Disease research funding, human vagus nerve stimulation research funding, a new Crookston job skills program, a MacArthur Fellowship genius grant, and more.

October 2022

Featuring: homecoming, Special Olympics, startups and patents, innovations in treating chronic pain, antibiotic-resistant infection research, grants to support research and students, U.S. News & World Report rankings, and more.

September 2022

Featuring: Minnesota State Fair, Goldy’s Little Free Libraries, Shanghai Rankings, environmental leadership, a quantum computing breakthrough, 2022 Farm Families of the Year, robots in health care, American Solar Challenge success, and more.

July 2022

Featuring: Invasive species research, drug treatments for viral pandemics, advanced solid-tumor cancer clinical trials, impact of wolf behavior on wetlands, robotic arm control technology, NXT GEN MED, the U of M at Twin Cities Pride, and more.

June 2022

Featuring: 2026 Special Olympics, Tech transfer, Fulbright awards, renewable energy storage, national security research, climate literacy, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, National Academy of Sciences, Childhood Nature Studies major, and more.

May 2022

Featuring: Spring commencement, medical innovations, marching band success, diabetes research, economic impact, more efficient farming practices, avian flu tools, supply chain forecasting, sustainability work, and more.

March 2022

Featuring: Duluth Bulldogs, Golden Gophers, Winter Olympics, sports, faculty honors, investments in child care, Jeopardy!, and more.

February 2022

Featuring: Black History Month, life-saving gene therapy, advancing racial justice, engineering living building materials, rural economic development, and more.

December 2021

Featuring: Student successes, Native American tuition assistance, COVID-19 advancements, a renewable energy storage grant, Parkinson’s research, Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain, extraordinary year-end achievements, and more.

October 2021

Featuring: Paralympics successes, invasive species grants, renewable energy advancements, metal making process improvements, solving rural challenges, COVID-19 advancements, the Class of 2025, and more.

September 2021

Featuring: Olympic medal winners, Minnesota Farm Families of the Year, Twin Cities Pride, wetland restoration research, solar vehicle success, sustainable education, equity and inclusion, public health, and more.

July 2021

Featuring: Out-of-this-world student achievements, earth science discoveries, COVID-19 advancements, climate change work, the MPACT 2025 Systemwide Strategic Plan implementation, and more.

June 2021

Featuring: Scholarship awards, grant funding, invasive species testing, social and racial justice work, cancer treatment breakthroughs, elections to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences, and more.

May 2021

Featuring: 12,000+ graduates, American manufacturing, groundwater conservation, health equity, dementia care, agricultural advancements, and more.

March 2021

Featuring: Cancer therapies, food security, cardiac arrest care, Google partnership, aquaculture, affordable housing, Gopher alums in Super Bowl, and more.