Featured on the scoreboard during halftime of every home Gopher football game, the Academic Moments shine light on the fascinating inner workings of one of the top three public research universities in the nation. From students constructing a solar powered home to faculty searching for answers to human health problems in our pets, the University of Minnesota's academic roster is full of talent.
Faculty and students research novel ways to control bedbugs, insect pests trying to make a comeback. Go to video.
Overview of the 100-year old University of Minnesota Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories. Go to video.
The Center for Sustainable Polymers studies how to utilize plants to create plastics, part of 'green chemistry.' Go to video.
Introduction to three professors who have received the University's highest honor. Go to video.
Summary of the seminal discoveries by alumnus and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Dr. Norman Borlaug. Go to video.
Highlights of the societal impact of the 75-year old College of Science and Engineering. Go to video.
Student conductors demonstrate their skills with University orchestras and the Minnesota Orchestra. Go to video.
150 University students build a solar house and compete in the Solar Decathlon, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Go to video.
The new Science Teaching and Student Services Building is a campus showpiece on the Mississippi River. Go to video.
Sustainability at the University includes recycling, student groups, and campuswide initiatives. Go to video.
The College of Veterinary Medicine offers degrees, conducts cutting-edge research, and provides treatments for pets. Go to video.
The College of Design helps Haiti rebuild houses and schools. Go to video.