Abigael Keely Smith

Abigael Keely Smith

General and Higher Education Reporter

Abigael Smith Smith was born in Duluth, Minnesota, and spent her elementary years in Two Harbors, Minnesota. She moved to Savannah, Georgia in 2009 for a year then relocated to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Smith missed the Northland and returned to Duluth for college. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a double major in journalism and English and a minor in Digital Writing, Literature, and Design.

Smith has received the Arrowhead Award and Steven R. Fox Scholarship at UMD.

She has two self-published poetry books and won a Silver Key and Honorable Mention for two of her poems.

The University of Minnesota Duluth, Lake Superior College and College of St. Scholastica held virtual celebrations last year.
First-year students could receive up to $11,000 in financial aid at the Duluth, Morris, Rochester and Crookston campuses.
Students, faculty and staff work to challenge library shelves and transform children’s literature one book at a time.
UMD graduate and undergraduate students gave middle schoolers a lesson in brain development
Professors will offer their expertise about the historical and political context behind the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Jimmy Hill headed to check on his wife in Chernihiv hospital before being killed by a Russian bomb.
SEE Change is a social, environmental and economic advocacy group that targets climate change with its two-day climate summit.
The Minnesota North College merger is meant to benefit students in greater magnitudes, simplifying the college experience across all campuses.
The new mascot, Blaze, is a short term for 'trailblazer' to describe students making their way through college.
Masks will not be required in multiple indoor spaces including sporting events and entertainment venues.