Minnesota-Duluth

UMD Men’s Basketball Team Receives High Praise From NSIC Coaches

The Bulldogs were picked to finish 1st in the North Division, and Brandon Myer pegged as the North Division Player of the Year

DULUTH, Minn.- The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference released it annual preseason coaches poll for men’s basketball, and the UMD men’s basketball team were picked to finish first in the Northern Division, and third overall in the conference. The coaches selected Minnesota-Duluh to finish first in the Northern Division with 49 points, 9 points clear of defending conference champions Northern State….

UMD Football Struggles in Interdivisional NSIC Road Loss

No. 23 Bulldogs couldn't get offense going in 34-3 loss to Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- The Bulldogs would only be able to muster up a total of 133 yards in their loss Saturday afternoon to Sioux Falls. Dan Branger would provide the lone points for UMD as he nailed a 40-yard field goal just past the midway point in the opening quarter. From then on, Sioux Falls would score 27 unanswered points…

UMD Shows Off New Science Building

The almost $45 million dollar building had it's grand opening Friday after 18 months of construction

DULUTH, Minn.- The new Heikkila Chemistry and Advanced Materials Science Building at UMD allows students more collaboration opportunities with interior and exterior glass to add transparency to the building. The building was actually completed back in January for students. It offers more study space since the Swenson College of Science and Engineering Building maxed out capacity. It features three floors,…

UMD Moves Forward In Housing and Dining Project

The 70 million dollar project will start following finals next May

DULUTH, Minn.- UMD is moving forward on a $70 million project for a new housing and dining hall. For housing, the building will hold 350 beds and will be the largest facility on campus. The new dining hall will allow students another opportunity to get food between classes, as they have already have one dining hall in the Kirby Student…

UMD Hosts Fit-N-Fun Run

Thousands of students laced up their shoes at Malosky Stadium today

DULUTH, Minn.- Students laced up their shoes, stretched out their legs, and got to enjoy the beautiful weather today at UMD during the annual fit and fun run. Two thousand third, fourth, and fifth graders from Duluth Elementary Schools ran a lap around the school’s Stadium in celebration of their hard work put forth in their physical education classes. Once…

UMD’s GeoDome Offers New Look at Earth

A gift from a former professor at UMD turns into new way to look at solar system

DULUTH, Minn.- Imagine seeing the sky from the earth, and the earth from the sky at the same time. It’s now possible with the UMD GeoDome. A wonderful gift from a former geology professor now has the same capabilities as a Planetarium. It’s a laptop linked to a projection system to look at our solar system. Providing a view of…

Equal Pay Day at UMD

UMD held a presentation focused on International Equal Pay Day

DULUTH, Minn.- Tonight at UMD, students, community members, and faculty members focused on International Equal Pay Day. According to a UMD professor women are paid only 80 cents for every dollar paid to men. Amy Hietapelto, Dean of UMD’s Labovitz School of Business and Economics stated that “for men, its important that you feel that your wife, your daughters, your…

Sex Trafficking Forum

Panel Meeting was Held Tonight at UMD

DULUTH, MINN.- January is sex trafficking month, and tonight a panel at UMD focused on the reality of the trafficking right here in the Northland. Organizers with the UMD Early Childhood Studies Program hope the panel will bring awareness and action to end sex trafficking. Panelists say it’s difficult to provide numbers on just how common it is in our…