UMD's commencement ceremony took place on Saturday, May 16, 2015. A total of 2,325 students graduated from UMD this year. Senator Amy Klobuchar was the commencement speaker and encouraged students to make the most of whatever comes next in their lives. For additional photos of our graduates.
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Toothpick Bridge Competition
Hundreds of students from high schools in northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin recently gathered at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) to see how much weight a toothpick and glue structure could support. (read more)
Byron Steinman Published in Science Magazine
A faculty member new to University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD), Byron Steinman, has already distinguished himself as the lead author of a research paper published by Science Magazine. (read more)
UMD Named Outstanding University by American Concrete Institute
The American Concrete Institute has named the University of Minnesota Duluth a “2014 Outstanding University”. Only 12 Universities are receiving this honor at an upcoming national convention in Kansas City, MO. (read more)
UMD students compete to keep service members cool
An equipment prototype that would cool down U.S. troops in hot weather, created by University of Minnesota Duluth students, will get a test run by military officials today in Boston. (read more)
UMD MMAD Lab
It's official - UMD now has a cutting-edge space that is incredibly unique for a University setting. The new Motion + Media Across Disciplines (MMAD) Lab incorporates a high definition video production studio with 3D motion capture technology and a pristine chroma key setup. (read more)
Team Captain Dylan Dahlheimer explained how the Innovation award came from their development of a chassis dynamometer testing technique. “We set up a big water tank, about 8 feet by 3 feet, and would run the snowmobile track in it to test our modifications,” said Dahlheimer.
The Power of Technology in Creation
Darrell Anderson, a staff member with MIE at Swenson College of Science & Engineering is creating a tool path using MasterCam & SolidWorks software. This automates the milling machine process, creating a part to precise specs. (click image to enlarge) MIE Info Call SCSE at (218) 276-6397