University of Minnesota to Visit Band – Fun Facts!
The University of Minnesota will be visiting Band on Wednesday, March 15 at 9:30am (Room A12).
Did you know?
- 30,500 undergraduate students study on the Twin Cities campus
- 16,300 graduate and professional students
- 7,000 international students, from 135 countries
- 2,600 students study abroad—6th most among U.S. universities
- 400,000 alumni
- Famous alumni include Norman Borlaug (Nobel Peace Prize-winning agronomist), former Vice President Walter Mondale, satirist Garrison Keillor, and Super Bowl championship coach Tony Dungy.
- Alumni have started 10,000 companies, employing 500,000 and generating revenue of $100 billion.
- Twin Cities mascot: Goldy Gopher
- Nickname: Golden Gophers
We will also be having an event on Monday March 13 with several universities from all over the world including Canada, Italy, UK, South Africa and US at 9:30am in Room A11.