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

Topics: CSE

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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Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 5:00pm

Categories: Engagement, Outreach

Donning a maroon and gold tie and pullover, the U of M alumnus spoke to a packed house at the Carlson School of Management’s 1st Tuesday Speaker Series held on March 3.

Roman shared insights about 3M’s values, strengths, and aspirations for the future, covering everything from what 3M is doing to protect people from airborne hazards and foodborne illnesses, to how... Read more

Topics: CSOM

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 12:00pm

Categories: Diversity, Engagement, Outreach

The College of Science and Engineering continues to wow children and families from across the state with 3M-sponsored shows. With recent and upcoming performances in 2020, Physics Force and Energy and U are getting kids excited about science and technology, targeting underserved youth and building a pipeline of talent. 

Energy and U

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Topics: CSE

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 5:00pm

Categories: Engagement

The 3M Alumni Network helps 3M and 3M employees prepare for the future, encourage community engagement, and strengthen the partnership between 3M and the University of Minnesota by providing opportunities for meaningful cross collaboration. 

Recently, the U's Alumni Association (UMAA) caught up with four 3M employees who are Alumni Network leaders. ... Read more


Monday, November 4, 2019 - 12:30pm

Categories: Engagement, Outreach

The newly named 3M Open Plaza at M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital offers patients and families from Minnesota and around the world a gathering place that promotes health and wellbeing. 

A $600,000 gift from the 3M Open golf tournament will support events and activities at the plaza such as live music, yoga, barbecues, ice cream... Read more


Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 11:00am

Categories: Engagement

The U of M’s Svjetlana Madzar, Ph.D., recently spoke at 3M’s headquarters about leading global teams. 

Madzar is a senior lecturer in the strategic management and entrepreneurship department at the U of M’s Carlson School of Management. During the session, Madzar detailed some of the challenges of teamwork across borders, cultures, and other barriers, and she provided recommendations... Read more

Topics: CSOM

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 1:00pm

Categories: Engagement, Outreach

This summer, the 2019 PGA Tour welcomed a new professional golf tournament to Minnesota. Held in Blaine, the 3M Open not only brought the world’s best golfers to the state—it will also play a long-term role in improving the lives of children and their families, by donating a portion of its proceeds to University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital.

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Monday, April 15, 2019 - 2:45pm

Categories: Engagement, Faculty, Outreach

Lunch event features expert speaker from the U’s College of Science & Engineering

Nearly 50 3M employees attended a lunch held on the 3M campus on March 13, where U of M assistant professor Qi Zhang, Ph.D., from the Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, spoke. His presentation focused on advanced decision making in the design and operation... Read more

Topics: CSE

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




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