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 countriesu_of_m_logo_2
  • 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.