Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 9:45am

Categories: By the numbers, Diversity, Faculty, Outreach, Research, Student Support, Undergraduate, Graduate

On Tuesday, December 5, 3M and the University of Minnesota announced a major investment by 3M to benefit the next generation of scientists, engineers, and business leaders.

3M’s $26 million investment in the University’s Driven campaign, which spans a 10-year period, includes a new $8 million commitment to support... Read more

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 2:45pm

Categories: Research, Student Support, Undergraduate

The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project (SVP) team’s newest solar-powered car, Eos II, was one of five vehicles in its class to finish the week-long 1,800-mile Bridgestone World Solar Challenge across the Australian Outback, held October 7-13.

The U of M team was one of 42 groups from around the world to compete in the challenge. Teams competed in three categories—challenger... Read more

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 2:45pm

Categories: Diversity, Faculty, Outreach, Research, Student Support, Undergraduate, Graduate

On September 8, 2017, U of M donors, students, staff, faculty, alumni, and other supporters gathered to celebrate the official launch of the public phase of a 10-year fundraising campaign called Driven: The University of Minnesota Campaign.

The goal is to raise $4 billion for students, faculty, and the U’s three-part mission of education, research, and outreach for the benefit... Read more

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:30pm

Categories: Athletics

The nearly 100-year-old partnership between 3M and the University of Minnesota entered an exciting new era with the announcement of 3M's 14-year, $11.2 million sponsorship of Gopher Athletics that includes naming rights to Mariucci Arena. Keeping the historic Mariucci name, the Gopher hockey facility will now be known as 3M Arena at Mariucci.

Said Gopher Athletics Director Mark Coyle... Read more

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 1:15pm

Categories: About, By the numbers, Diversity, Faculty, Outreach, Research, Student Support, Undergraduate, Graduate

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 6:15pm

Categories: Faculty, Outreach, Research

No matter where you live, oral health is important—so important, in fact, that 3M is helping dental professionals from developing and underdeveloped countries to study at the U of M’s School of Dentistry. Their goal is to improve the standard of oral health in their home countries.

Who are KOLs?

Called key opinion leaders (KOLs), these... Read more

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 4:45pm

Categories: Faculty, Outreach, Research

Carlson School Day gave 3M employees an opportunity to hear from Carlson School of Management faculty members. The May 1 event, showcasing 3M’s partnership with the U of M, was hosted by the 3M Carlson School Alumni Club. Approximately 100 3M employees, many of whom are U of M and Carlson School alumni, attended the event at the 3M Innovation Center in Maplewood, Minn.

The day featured... Read more

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 9:15am

Categories: Research, Student Support, Undergraduate

The road ahead

It has been two years in the making but it’s finally here: the next generation solar car created by the University of Minnesota’s Solar Vehicle Project (SVP) team. Named Eos II, the vehicle will make its debut this June. It’s the 13th vehicle that has been built since the program began in 1990.

The SVP team is composed of U of M engineering and... Read more

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 3:00pm

Categories: Diversity, Student Support, Undergraduate

How can we boost the number of underrepresented minority students studying to become tomorrow’s scientists and engineers? One way that industry, academia, and the government are addressing this need is through the North Star STEM Alliance, of which 3M is a valued partner.  

An ambitious goal

Helping talented students succeed is the goal of... Read more

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 2:30pm

Categories: Outreach

Jamie Glover, ’17 M.B.A., wants to see Muslim girls and women playing sports and not sitting on the sidelines because the uniforms compromise their religious beliefs. That’s why the recent Carlson School of Management graduate and former 3M employee, along with her business partner, Fatimah Hussein, launched Asiya, a business that makes culturally appropriate athletic wear.

Asiya... Read more



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CSOM-Carlson School of Management

DENT-School of Dentistry

ICA-Intercollegiate Athletics

OED-Office of Equity and Diversity

STEM-Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

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