Maurice's President George Goldfarb and UMD Chancellor Lendley C. Black hold a symbolic key to the building recently donated to UMD.

UMD Heads Downtown

UMD and downtown Duluth will soon be closer than ever. Specialty retailer maurices has donated its headquarters building to the university to host classes, adult learning programs, conferences, and more.

Cars are parked in front of the Marshall Performing Arts Center Building.

Campus Memories

It is an auditorium, opera house, theatre, and concert hall. Thousands upon thousands of alumni and community members have enjoyed its offerings and this year, it turns 40 years old. Happy birthday, Marshall Performing Arts Center!

Six students track the cracks with markers as weight is added to the beam.

The Sounds of Success

Civil engineering students work on a variety of projects that may have you wondering what all the noise and commotion are about. This fast-growing, successful program offers hands-on experiments that have students coming back for more.

"Surfing Lesson" by Tawana Stocker – Hawaii

Adventure in a “Click”

Go on the road with UMD students. This amazing collection of student photos will take you to the ends of the earth: Shanghai, Queenstown, Tangiers, Galway, Istanbul, and beyond.

Donovan Sather is working on his master's in Tribal Administration and Governance (MTAG) at UMD. Here he stands in front of a painting in the Tweed Museum of Art.

Donovan Sather

Donovan Sather wants to teach. “I love federal Indian law, strategic planning, and leadership,” he said. So he is working on his master’s degree in tribal administration and governance (MTAG) at UMD. Read his story.

The newly-renovated Kirby Student Center Lounge includes fireplaces, a pool table, big screen televisions, and lots of seating that can be moved around to fit students’ conversational and study needs.

Revamping Student Life

Study lounges have reached a whole new level at UMD. The Kirby Lounge, post renovation, is the newest hot spot on campus. Students can take a break by playing a game of pool, watching the big-screen televisions or having friendly conversations with friends.