Picture this: You’re on the ground at the Minnesota State Fair, corndog in hand. After strolling through the Midway, you plan to listen to a University of Minnesota Health expert speak about cancer risk. Suddenly, you realize you can’t remember where the presentation is taking place.
Have no fear! The University of Minnesota has you covered with its new UMN@TheFair app for smartphones and mobile devices.
The University of Minnesota is hosting a dizzying array of events, games and giveaways during the 12-day span of the State Fair. University of Minnesota Health alone has nine exhibits, 10 experts presenting information on health-related topics and many engaging activities for visitors—including a real human brain on display.
To help visitors keep track of all those events and exhibits, the app includes an easy-to-use general calendar. The app also features location information, maps, transportation information, information about University of Minnesota giveaways and a helpful Twitter feed that shows you live Minnesota State Fair updates.