By the numbers

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. 

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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

Topics: OED, STEM

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

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

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

Topics: CSE, Recruitment, STEM

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
Topics: CSE, STEM

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.

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 11:45am

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

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

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

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

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