School News

Donald Nixdorf becomes vice president of INfORM

Donald Nixdorf, DDS, MS, Director of the Division of Temporomandibular Disorders & Orofacial Pain, became vice president of the International Network of Orofacial Pain and Related Disorders Methodology (INfORM) in July.

Orientation brings 133 new students to campus

Last week, 133 new students made their debut on the University of Minnesota’s campus to attend orientation for their respective programs. The incoming class of 2021 consists of 105 DDS, 21 Dental Hygiene, and seven Dental Therapy students who participated in a hybrid orientation program.

Innovation with a Purpose | A Message from the Dean

Our mission statement says, “The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry advances health through scientific discovery, innovative education and the highest-quality care for all communities.” I believe the key phrase in this statement is “care for all communities:” one of the main points of focus for our school is caring for people.