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

Topics: CSOM

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

Topics: CSOM

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

Topics: CSE, STEM

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 1:15pm

Categories: Diversity, Undergraduate

Kate Fernandez had wanted to go to medical school for as long as she could remember. She wanted to use her interest in science and technology to help people, and becoming a doctor seemed like the most logical path—that is, until her mother encouraged her to look into engineering as a back-up plan.

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Topics: CSE, STEM

Friday, August 28, 2020 - 10:00am

Categories: Undergraduate

In 2017, 3M built on its outstanding commitment to boosting the number of underrepresented students pursuing STEM degrees by making a multi-million dollar pledge to the University of Minnesota. The 3M Diversity Scholarship in the College of Science and Engineering, which has supported more than 55 students since its launch, is one of the key initiatives funded by this pledge... Read more

Topics: CSE, STEM

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 5:00pm

Categories: Student Support, Undergraduate

This year, the University of Minnesota lost one of its biggest champions of STEM education for underrepresented students. Anne Hornickel Yuska passed away on April 30, just months after her retirement. For more than 12 years, Yuska led the North Star STEM Alliance, the Minnesota branch of the National Science Foundation’s Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority... Read more

Topics: CSE, OED, STEM

Monday, August 24, 2020 - 1:00pm

Categories: Student Support, Undergraduate

The University of Minnesota and 3M share a deep commitment to boosting the number of underrepresented students pursuing STEM degrees and developing a more diverse and inclusive workforce. In 2017, 3M took this commitment to a new level by making a pledge of $8 million, which included support for a wide range of scholarship and outreach programs that are making a measurable... Read more

Topics: CSE, STEM

Friday, December 6, 2019 - 2:00pm

Categories: Undergraduate

An internship is probably one of the most important parts of a student’s collegiate career. Molly Arbuckle, a marketing major at the Univeresity of Minnesota Duluth's Labovitz School of Business and Economics, had the opportunity to intern for 3M, gaining invaluable experience and landing a full-time position with the company. 

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Topics: UMD

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 2:00pm

Categories: Student Support, Undergraduate, Graduate

3M Scholars and other students from the University of Minnesota toured the 3M Innovation Center on April 5 and learned about ways their studies can be put to work at a global Fortune 500 company.

A taste of 3M innovation: The half-day event began with a lunch and networking opportunity with 3M employees at the company’s corporate headquarters.... Read more

Topics: CSE, CSOM

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



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