Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 11:00am

Categories: Engagement, Faculty

Symposia offer expert talks on business management

The 3M Corporate Alumni Chapter regularly invites Carlson School of Management faculty to speak at 3M. The events are open to all 3M employees.

One such gathering, the second annual Carlson School Day at 3M, was hosted by the 3M Corporate Alumni Chapter in May at the 3M Innovation Center. More than 100... Read more

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 7:30pm

Categories: Diversity, Undergraduate

What do a self-proclaimed math nerd, aspiring chemical engineer, and ecologically minded researcher have in common?  They are all recipients of a 3M Diversity Scholarship that is helping to boost the number of promising scientists and engineers from underrpresented groups at the U of M.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 6:45pm

Categories: By the numbers, Engagement, Outreach

For two years, a 3M biking team (“peloton”) has participated in the Twin Cities’ Chainbreaker event to raise funds for cancer research. The second annual event was held August 10-12 to benefit the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota. Fundraising is on track to exceed the $1.4 million total from 2017.

Chainbreaker 2018 facts:

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 1:15pm

Categories: Athletics

In July 2017, 3M announced a 14-year, $11.2 million sponsorship of Gopher Athletics that included naming rights to a campus centerpiece now known as 3M Arena at Mariucci.

A visionary investment: ​​3M​'s investment was directed toward funding the newly-completed Athletes Village complex, which added more than 338,000 square feet of new building space to Gopher Athletics... Read more

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 11:45am

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

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 5:30pm

Categories: Diversity, Student Support, Undergraduate

Taiyee Vue and C3PO are both good at solving problems. Vue is a junior physics major at the U of M who worked with a research team to refine an online physics coaching program called C3PO (Customizable Computer Coaches for Physics Online).

Challenging program

The program is designed to help post-secondary students improve their problem-solving skills, which... Read more

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 4:00pm

Categories: Faculty, Outreach

An opportunity to learn more about workplace dynamics brought approximately 100 3M employees to a presentation by U of M professor John Kammeyer-Mueller on December 5. Hosted by the 3M Corporate Alumni chapter, which is comprised of alumni from the U of M’s Carlson School of Management, the event was held at 3M’s headquarters in St. Paul.

Kammeyer-Mueller talked about the impact of... Read more

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


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