Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 3:30pm

Categories: Diversity, Faculty, Research, Student Support

This month, the University ushered in the 2022-23 academic year with tremendous momentum. We welcomed the most diverse freshman class in Twin Cities campus history. We were recognized by the Shanghai Ranking in research among all private and public universities as 44th in the world and 8th in the U.S. Our student-led Solar Vehicle Project... Read more

Monday, May 2, 2022 - 9:15am

Categories: Diversity, Engagement

This April, Jayshree Seth, 3M corporate scientist and the company’s first chief science advocate, was the featured speaker at the second installment of “Rising to the Moment,” a new public lecture series hosted by the College of Science and Engineering.

In her talk, “The State of Science and the Need for STEM Advocacy,” Seth shared an overview of the 3M State of... Read more

Monday, December 6, 2021 - 10:15am

Categories: Diversity, Engagement, Student Support

3M scientists and University donors Jayshree Seth (left) and Raghu Padiyath established the University of Minnesota Sankofa Scholarship following racial unrest in Minneapolis.

“Racial disparities resulting from systemic racism impact many aspects of Black lives, including the lack of representation in STEM. This inequity must be addressed since STEM professionals... Read more

Monday, November 8, 2021 - 8:15am

Categories: Undergraduate

With support from 3M and 14 other generous donors, the Centennial Scholars Program at the University's Carlson School of Management is helping future business leaders such as Maitri Ajmera achieve their dreams.


Q&A with Maitri Ajmera

Monday, November 8, 2021 - 1:45pm

Categories: Graduate

Kyle Balancio Lee is one of the inaugural recipients of the Centennial Scholarship at the University's Carlson School of Management. Created in part by support from 3M, the Centennial Scholars Program is helping future business leaders achieve their dreams.


Q&A with Kyle Balancio Lee

Monday, November 1, 2021 - 12:00pm

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

In 2021, with support from 3M and 14 other generous donors, the Centennial Scholars Program publicly launched. The $50 million scholarship program positions the Carlson School of Management to make tremendous strides in building a more diverse student body who will transform the business community for the better.

Created on the 100th anniversary of the founding of... Read more

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. 

Click here to learn more about the far-... Read more

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


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

UMMCH-M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital