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

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

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

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 11:00am

Categories: Faculty

Lorraine Francis, who holds the 3M Chair in Experiential Learning, was recently named a College of Science and Engineering (CSE) Distinguished Professor. With the honor comes a $15,000 award for professional development or research.

Francis, a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, was selected by CSE dean Mostafa Kaveh for her... Read more

Topics: CSE

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

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



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