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See U at the fair

August 21, 2013

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The U is a big presence at the Minnesota State Fair

It's time again for the great Minnesota get together. And once again, the U is one of the main attractions.

From August 22 through Labor Day, more than 100 experts and scholars will be on hand at the newly remodeled University of Minnesota Building, at the corner of Dan Patch Avenue and Underwood Street. They'll share insights on student opportunities, new research, and discoveries that change lives throughout Minnesota and the world.

You can also experience the U's statewide reach by visiting the 4-H Building, at the intersection of Cosgrove Street and Wright Avenue. A U of M Extension program, 4-H engages youth K-12 from all 87 counties. The building houses more than 6,000 exhibits and demonstrations.

See the full schedule at the U's State Fair website.

Highlights at U of M Building

On Stage

August 22: Physics Force. MinnesoTap. The Gold Standard Show Choir. U of M Alumni Band.

August 23: UMD Sustainability. UMD Marching Band. UMD Black Student Association. Center for Transportation Studies. Chanhassen Dinner Theatre. UMD School of Fine Arts. Glensheen Mansion.

August 24: Student Network for Abuse Prevention (SNAP). Vocal U. U of M Trivia Contest. Conversation with Minneapolis Mayoral Candidates.

August 25: Homecoming 2013 Royalty. Minnesota Broadcasters. Gopher Sports Update. Conversation with GOP Candidates for Governor. Preview of the 2014 Legislative Session.

August 26: The Raptor Center. UTango. The Confucious Institute.

August 27: U of M Alumni Band. U of M Players and Coaches.

August 28: U of M Alumni Band. U of M Players and Coaches.

August 29: U of M Trivia Contest. UTango-University of Minnesota Argentine Tango Club. Medical Devices Center. Fencing Club. U Connects/MCAE Stage Stars 2013. Fencing Club.

August 30: Alpha Chi Sigma Chemistry Group. Wangensteen Historical Library. Fencing Club. U of M Trivia Contest.

August 31: Hip Hope. Andrew Grande, M.D. - Department of Neurosurgery. U of M Trivia Contest. Thaddeus S. Walczak, M.D. - MINCEP Epilepsy Care. N. Bud Grossman Center for Memory Research and Care.

September 1: On stage: U of M Alumni Band. U of M Trivia Contest. UMR Ballroom Team. U of M Marching Band in State Fair Parade! Salsa Dance Club.

September 2: U of M Trivia Contest. Serenade the City. MinnesoTap.

University of Minnesota Physicians. Institute for Prostate and Urologic Cancers. Minnesota Geological Survey. Weisman Art Museum. Support the U. Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics. GRADE Study. Anthropology. Telemedicine. Health Sciences Libraries. Microbiota Therapeutics Program. Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Institute on Community Integration. UMD. Center for Transportation Studies. College of Veterinary Medicine. Graduate Program in Neuroscience. Innovative Engineers. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. Gopher Athletics. Department of Chemistry Outreach Program. Driven to Discover Building. Office of Admissions. College of Pharmacy. Community-University Health Care Center. Engineers Without Borders-UMN Student Chapter. College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. U of M Homecoming. Gopher Motorsports. Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. Center for Spirituality and Healing. Center for Bioethics. GOFIRST Student Robotics Team. Cardiovascular Clinic. Zebrafish Core Facility. Medical Devices Center. Department of Psychology. Goldstein Museum of Design. Masonic Cancer Center. Institute of Child Development. Institute for Global Studies. Confucius Institute. School of Dentistry. Blood and Marrow Transplant Program. Zebrafish Core Facility. Department of Civil Engineering. Minnesota Lions Eye Bank - Restoring Sight Through Eye Donation. Journalism and Mass Communication. Integrative Biology and Physiology. Paul and Sheila Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Center. Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute. Observational Cosmology Lab - School of Physics and Astronomy. Center for Medieval Studies. Rocket Team. Driven to Discover Building. Early Modern History. Solid Organ Transplant Program. Clinical Neuroscience. Alpha Chi Sigma (AXS) Professional Chemistry Fraternity. U of M ROTC. Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications. Student Sight Savers. Center for Lung Science and Health. Solar Vehicle Project. U of M Extension 4-H. UMR: Recoding the DNA of Learning. Graphic Design Program. Student National Medical Association. Division of Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases. Solar Vehicle Project. Grocery Assistance Program Study.


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