Diversity

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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Topics: CSE, STEM

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

Topics: CSE

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

Topics: CSE, CSOM, DENT, Intercollegiate Athletics, OED, Recruitment, STEM, UMD

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

Topics: CSE, CSOM, DENT, Intercollegiate Athletics, OED, Recruitment, STEM, UMD

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 1:15pm

Categories: About, By the numbers, Diversity, Faculty, Outreach, Research, Student Support, Undergraduate, Graduate
Topics: CSE, CSOM, DENT, OED, STEM

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

Topics: CSE, STEM

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 5:45pm

Categories: Diversity, Outreach

More than 500 middle and high school students from across the Twin Cities crowded into the North Star Ballroom on the U’s St. Paul campus on a Monday morning in April. Nearly all come from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups. And for some, it’s their first visit to a college campus.

“This is the first day of your future,” Shakeer Abdullah, assistant vice president for equity and... Read more

Topics: OED

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 3:15pm

Categories: Diversity, Student Support, Undergraduate

Engineering his future

When it comes to designing and building things, 3M Diversity Scholarship recipient Adrian Houston is a natural. At Blaine High School, he completed a four-year science, math, and engineering program. As a senior, he was tasked with identifying a problem and developing a product to solve it.

Houston drew inspiration... Read more

Topics: CSE

Key

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