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UMore Park

UMore Park: University of Minnesota Outreach, Research and Education Park

News and Events

October 2013 Update (178 KB PDF)

June 2013 Update (157 KB PDF)

December 2012 Update (163 KB PDF)

June 2012 Update (160 KB PDF)

October 2011  Update (161 KB PDF)

June 2011 Update (205 KB PDF)

March 2011 Update (76 KB PDF)

November 2010 Update (141 KB PDF)

Regents actions pave the way for new activities at UMore Park (22 KB PDF)
November 16, 2010

UMore Park Sand and Gravel Resources Final EIS to be published October 4 (19 KB PDF)
October 1, 2010

UMore Park Update (155 KB PDF)
September 2010

U of M prepares for environmental assessment of UMore Park property
August 17, 2010

University launches new focus on research, education at UMore Park property (91 KB PDF)
July 1, 2010

U seeks public comment on Draft EIS for proposed UMore Park Sand and Gravel Resources Project, open house scheduled for July 22 in Rosemount (20 KB PDF)
June 28, 2010 

UMore Park Update (152 KB PDF)
June 2010

UMore Park Update (47 KB PDF)
March 2010

Board of Regents December meeting highlights
December 15, 2009

U of M Board of Regents names Board of Governors for UMore Park Development LLC
December 11, 2009

U of M Regents to hear update on state of U research, graduation rates, Bioscience Discovery District
December 4, 2009

University of Minnesota to lead new wind energy consortium
October 22, 2009

UMore Park Update
(28 KB PDF)
October 2009

Federal stimulus, H1N1 preparedness, and TCF Bank Stadium among topics at upcoming U of M Board of Regents meeting
September 2009

UMore Park Update (54 KB PDF)
July 2009

U pursues environmental review studies of sand and gravel on UMore Park property (34 KB PDF)
June 16, 2009
View Sand and Gravel Resources page

UMore Park concept master plan to receive award (17.5 KB PDF)
April 22, 2009
View Hoisington Koegler Group, Inc. submission and award information

UMore Park Update (49 KB PDF)
April 2009

UMore Park Academic Advisory Board Named
(14 KB PDF)
November 2008

UMore Park Update
(159 KB PDF)
July 2008

U of M schedules public forums to engage citizens in UMore Park planning process; planning scenarios for U's 5000-acre property on view

June 13, 2008

U of M Board of Regents to discuss Central Corridor, UMore Park, act on FY2009 budget (26 KB PDF)
June 11, 2008

UMore Park Update (511 KB PDF)
May 9, 2008

UMore Park Update (253 KB PDF)
January 11, 2008

UMore Park Update (538 KB PDF)
December 27, 2007

UMore Park Update (579 KB PDF)
July 25, 2007

Public invited to September listening sessions to contribute ideas for new University of Minnesota-founded community at UMore Park (39 KB PDF)
September 4, 2007

U of M Board of Regents to meet this week
December 5, 2006

Community envisioned for UMore Park
November 15, 2006

U of M outlines Vision for future of UMore Park in Dakota County
November 9, 2006

U of M Board of Regents to take action on biennial state budget request at meeting this week
November 8, 2006

U of M stadium plan overwhelmingly endorsed by undergraduate student government
March 28, 2006

Proposed deal with state would increase funding for stadium
March 27, 2006

U of M Board of Regents gives nod to revised stadium plan
March 27, 2006

Special Board of Regents meeting called to consider legislative plan
March 24, 2006

U of M engages strategic planners for UMore Park's future (51 KB PDF)
February 10, 2006

Cross-country skiing now underway at UMore Park
December 9, 2005

New Expanded vision for UMore Park needed, Board of Regents told
November 10, 2005

U of M Board of Regents to hear presentation on future of UMore Park
November 7, 2005


Recent and Past Events:

October 30, 2013: Dakota Aggregates LLC was recognized for the establishment of the Dakota Aggregates Scholarship within the College of Science and Engineering.

September 26, 2012: Students in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs who completed a capstone project on Sustainable Development for UMore Park and the City of Rosemount received an award for their project from the Minnesota Chapter of the American Planning Association.

November 7, 2011: UMore Park was one of the University Sponsors of E3 2011: The Latest in Renewable Energy Generation conference hosted by the University's Institute on the Environment. 

October 25, 2011: Community members, students, and representatives from the local jurisdiction attended the Wind Energy Research Station Commissioning event at UMore Park to celebrate the completion of turbine construction and launch of wind energy research and education activities on the property.

September 29, 2011: More than 200 people attended the second Sustainable Communities Interdisciplinary Lecture, "Sustainable Waterscapes and Livable Cities" featuring Herbert Dreiseitl, landscape architect and founder of Atelier Dreiseitl.


Visit our Community Engagement page to see select past events and opportunities.