An initiative of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, the University of Minnesota’s Imagine Fund for the arts, humanities and design supports, in new and more substantial ways, our finest scholars and creative artists.
The Imagine Fund:
Making a Difference 2008-2011
This report summarizes award activity and effectiveness over the first three years of the Imagine Fund program.
News & Events
Not for Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities | A Talk by Celebrated Philosopher Martha Nussbaum
Thursday, March 7, 2013—7:00pm
This special UMN Imagine Fund event brings to the Twin Cities campus celebrated philosopher and author Martha C. Nussbaum, Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law & Ethics, University of Chicago. Read more...
Naomi Scheman appointed Arts, Design and Humanities Chair at the University of Minnesota
Announcing the 2012 Annual Awards and Special Events Awards
We are proud to announce the recipients and proposals that were accepted for the 2012 Imagine Fund Annual Awards. 143 awards representing $715,000 in support for research in the arts, design, and the humanities were awarded in January, 2012, for the 2012 academic year. In addition, 13 Special Events Awards, which represent $91,000, were accepted for 2012. Read more...
University artist’s memorial urn enters National September 11 Museum collection
Tom Lane is an Associate Professor in the Department of Art, Ceramic Area and a master mold maker who specializes in casting large porcelain vessels. 9/11 Memorial Urn is part of his ongoing research into conflict and loss. Read more...