Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 9:30am

Categories: By the numbers, Diversity

In 2017, 3M made a generous five-year pledge of more than $8 million that has sparked progress in a wide range of areas, especially when it comes to building a more diverse workforce and providing our future scientists, leaders, and engineers with opportunities to learn, grow, and thrive. 

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 12:00pm

Categories: Undergraduate

3M has long been committed to helping women develop a passion for—and career in—STEM fields. One of the ways it is opening doors for women is by investing in initiatives like Eureka!, a five-year program that helps girls gain experience in a variety of STEM areas throughout their time in junior high and high school.

While the COVID-19 pandemic put many Eureka!... Read more

Monday, December 7, 2020 - 11:00am

Categories: Engagement

Both 3M and the University of Minnesota have introduced innovations that have changed the world. And when we partner with each other, this impact only grows. The 3M Venture Fellows program, launched by leaders at 3M and the U’s Venture Center, is one of the latest examples of all that is possible when we combine our strengths.


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Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 10:45am

Categories: Athletics

This November, Gopher Men's Hockey will launch its 100th season, with the first games of the year at 3M Arena at Mariucci. While the season will be anything but ordinary, the team is finding unique ways to celebrate this milestone and make the year truly memorable.

Hockey in times of COVID-19

This fall, the Gopher Men's Hockey team received... Read more

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 1:15pm

Categories: Diversity, Undergraduate

Kate Fernandez had wanted to go to medical school for as long as she could remember. She wanted to use her interest in science and technology to help people, and becoming a doctor seemed like the most logical path—that is, until her mother encouraged her to look into engineering as a back-up plan.

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Friday, August 28, 2020 - 10:00am

Categories: Undergraduate

In 2017, 3M built on its outstanding commitment to boosting the number of underrepresented students pursuing STEM degrees by making a multi-million dollar pledge to the University of Minnesota. The 3M Diversity Scholarship in the College of Science and Engineering, which has supported more than 55 students since its launch, is one of the key initiatives funded by this pledge... Read more

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 5:00pm

Categories: Student Support, Undergraduate

This year, the University of Minnesota lost one of its biggest champions of STEM education for underrepresented students. Anne Hornickel Yuska passed away on April 30, just months after her retirement. For more than 12 years, Yuska led the North Star STEM Alliance, the Minnesota branch of the National Science Foundation’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority... Read more

Monday, August 24, 2020 - 1:00pm

Categories: Student Support, Undergraduate

The University of Minnesota and 3M share a deep commitment to boosting the number of underrepresented students pursuing STEM degrees and developing a more diverse and inclusive workforce. In 2017, 3M took this commitment to a new level by making a pledge of $8 million, which included support for a wide range of scholarship and outreach programs that are making a measurable... Read more

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 12:00pm

Categories: Research

Recently, 3M and the University of Minnesota joined forces in the fight against COVID-19 with 3M’s generous gift of $2 million in support of clinical trials. 

This gift will help University researchers accelerate efforts to recruit clinical trial participants and increase capacity for clinical trials focused on stem cell therapy, antibody testing, and more. Recent... Read more

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 3:00pm

Categories: Research

Over the past century, 3M and the U of M have been proud partners in accelerating science as a solution to society’s biggest challenges. Recently, this partnership became even stronger as 3M committed $2 million to the U of M to accelerate research aimed at combating COVID-19.

The gift, which was part of a significant financial commitment by 3M to entities tackling... Read more


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