School News

Jill Stoltenberg

Jill Stoltenberg, a three-time graduate of the University of Minnesota and Associate Professor in Dental Hygiene, was honored at the Century Club Professor of the Year Gala on October 6, 2015. The annual celebration, hosted by the Office of Academic Affairs, recognizes all distinguished faculty who have been awarded Professor of the Year since its inception in 1968.

James Swift

James Q. Swift, DDS, received the 2015 Robert V. Walker Distinguished Service Award on September 30, 2015, at the 97th Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition of American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in Washington D.C.

2015 White Coat Ceremony

First-year dental, dental therapy and dental hygiene students received their white clinic coats on Friday, September 18, in Northrop Memorial Auditorium in a White Coat Ceremony.

2015 all-school retreat

The School of Dentistry Strategic Plan took a significant step forward on Monday, September 14, at the 2015 School of Dentistry All-School Retreat in the DQ Room at TCF Bank Stadium.

Moos Tower

A grant through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health will fund a five-year program called the Minnesota Collaborative Rural Oral Health Project (MN-CROHP), led by the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

Fridjtov Owre

The School of Dentistry's past, present and future came together June 26 as Moos Tower hosted Fridjtov Owre of Norway, a relative of Dr. Alfred Owre, the School of Dentistry's influential dean from 1905 to 1927.

Graduation 2015

The 2015 School of Dentistry graduation ceremony took place Friday, May 15, 2015 at Northrup auditorium. Check out video and photos from the ceremony.

Dentistry Magazine Spring Summer 2015 cover news and events

The Dentistry spring/summer 2015 issue features the work of Dr. Jerry Pedersen and his impact on aspiring dental professionals and on oral health care in Greater Minnesota and beyond. Also featured is Give Kids a Smile Day and Dr. Karl Self's work with Human Resources for Health Program in Rwanda.

standing on the shoulders of giants

Recognized as one of the premier educational events for oral and maxillofacial surgeons, residents and dental students, the Daniel E. Waite Lectureship celebrated its 25th anniversary on March 27-28 when more than 92 participants from across the Midwest convened at the University of Minnesota.

pediatrics

The University of Minnesota Pediatric Dental Clinic, Made Possible by Delta Dental of Minnesota, with administrative and financial support from the School of Dentistry, began a dental care partnership with Portico Healthnet, a Saint Paul nonprofit health and human service organization.

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