Education in the News

University of Minnesota President Tours UMD

DULUTH, Minn. - The new University of Minnesota president is touring the UMD campus and meeting with students and staff about opportunities in Duluth. President Joan Gabel visited the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department…

Tackle Student Debt During College Savings Month

DULUTH, Minn. - In Minnesota, the average graduate leaves college with $32,052 in student loan debt. September is college savings month and local financial professional Barry Bigelow from Great Waters Financial recently…

Lawmakers Hold Community Conversation on Cannabis

DULUTH, Minn.- Duluth was the first stop on a list of 15 communities lawmakers are planning on visiting to get feedback from community members as they craft a marijuana legalization bill to present to…

College of St. Scholastica Celebrates Homecoming Week

DULUTH, Minn. - It's Homecoming week at the College of St. Scholastica, and students are celebrating school pride. A student activities fair filled the Benedictine Commons. About fifty clubs met with students, teaching…

UMD Multicultural Center Reopens After Renovation

DULUTH, Minn. - A big renovation has transformed the Multicultural Center at the University of Minnesota Duluth. The Multicultural Center is a space for all students to feel welcome at UMD. Staff tell us…

Lake Superior Zoo Teaches Toddlers About Animals

DULUTH, Minn.-  Each week, the Lake Superior Zoo hosts a group of toddlers to learn all about animals. During the program, the little ones are told stories and participate in activities like using a…

Celebrating Sustainable Farming at UMD Farm Fest

DULUTH, Minn.- Students, local food vendors, and community members turned out for UMD Land Lab's 7th Annual Farm Fest Saturday. Families were invited to come hear live local music and shop freshly picked…

Fun with Farm Life at Mr. Ed's Farm

HIBBING, Minn.- A real life Old McDonald showed his farm off to the public Saturday, and with a moo moo here and a cluck cluck there, Old Farm Day provided great entertainment for…

Annual Library Sale This Weekend in Superior

SUPERIOR, Wis.-The Superior Public Library is hosting its annual book sale fundraiser today and tomorrow. Throughout the year the public has been donating items for the sale including not only books. This year…