Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 10:00am

Categories: Diversity, Student Support

In the second of our two-part series, Michael Goh, Ph.D., who is the University of Minnesota’s vice president for equity and diversity, continues a discussion on why the U’s equity and diversity mission and its 3M partnership are so important.


Q: How is 3M helping with the University and state equity and diversity mission?  3M’s home state... Read more

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 11:15am

Categories: Diversity

In part one of a two-part series, Michael Goh, Ph.D., vice president for equity and diversity at the University of Minnesota, explains why equity and diversity are critical for success.


Q:  On the landing page of the website of the Office for Equity and Diversity is this quote: “We all share responsibility for equity and diversity—it’s everybody’s... Read more

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 10:45am

Categories: Engagement, Outreach

On Friday, March 8, 3M Open officials announced that a portion of the proceeds from the upcoming 3M Open golf tournament will benefit the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital. “This tournament represents golf that matters,” said Paul Keel, senior vice president, 3M Business Development and Marketing-Sales. ... Read more

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 9:15am

Categories: By the numbers, Diversity, Outreach, Student Support, Undergraduate

By 2025, nearly 25 percent of Minnesota’s working-age adults will be people of color, and 62 percent of new jobs in the Minneapolis and St. Paul—home to 3M headquarters—will require postsecondary education. However, nationally and at the U of M, there are gaps in academic success between white students and students of color. The University is working to close these gaps... Read more

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:45pm

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

How does the partnership between 3M and the U of M make a difference? 

3M’s long relationship with the U of M includes $120 million invested in research, the education of scientists, engineers, and leaders, and much more.  Click here to learn more about how this... Read more

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 12:45pm

Categories: By the numbers, Diversity, Outreach

Getting kids excited about science and technology is the first step in building a pipeline of science and engineering talent. 3M is a partner with the U of M’s College of Science and Engineering youth programs aimed at sparking interest in STEM subjects.

3M support is key to these signature programs, which are especially targeted at families, and... Read more

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 1:30pm

Categories: Diversity, Outreach, Student Support, Undergraduate

Students benefit from new challenges and opportunities offered by student organizations. 3M’s investment in these programs aligns with its goals around visibility as well as recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce. In 2018-19, 3M is supporting these student organizations:


Professional and special interest:... Read more

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 10:45am

Categories: By the numbers, Diversity, Student Support, Undergraduate

Scholarships and fellowships play a key role in 3M’s multifaceted approach to supporting the next generation of science and business talent from the University of Minnesota.

10 generous 3M-funded scholarships and fellowships have helped:

  • 95 students in fall 2018
  • 478 students since 2011, when... Read more

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 5:00pm

Categories: Graduate

A four-year 3M Science and Technology Graduate Fellowship is helping promising medical researcher Angela Bedoya pursue a Ph.D. at the U of M. Read more about  how Bedoya’s diagnosis of Fanconi anemia in 1998 led her to life-saving treatment at the U of M, and sparked her interest in transformative... Read more

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 10:45am

Categories: Diversity, Engagement, Outreach

The U of M’s 11th annual Equity and Diversity Breakfast was held on November 15, 2018. 3M was the Presenting Sponsor of the event, which was held on the Twin Cities campus.

The breakfast brings together the U of M community and external stakeholders—alumni, donors, community organizations, and corporate entities—to recognize those who exemplify the University's... Read more


CSE-College of Science and Engineering

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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