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 8, 2021 - 1:45pm

Categories: Graduate

Kyle Balancio Lee is one of the inaugural recipients of the Centennial Scholarship at the University's Carlson School of Management. Created in part by support from 3M, the Centennial Scholars Program is helping future business leaders achieve their dreams.


Q&A with Kyle Balancio Lee

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

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

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 12:00pm

Categories: Student Support

After tragedy struck their family, John Houle (B.C.E. ’83, M.C.E. ’84), a vice president at 3M, and his wife, Diane, generously chose to endow a scholarship in their daughter’s memory. To date, five students have benefited from the Jennifer Houle Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship and are striving to become the business leaders of tomorrow. 

Why did you... Read more

Topics: CSOM

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 11:00am


MN Cup is an annual competition that reaches emerging entrepreneurs from across the state and connects them to tools, resources, and support to launch and accelerate the development of their new ventures. 3M has served as a sponsor of MN Cup since 2016, providing funding through 3Mgives.

The competition inspires entrepreneurs to begin their start-up journey,... Read more

Topics: CSOM

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

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:00am

Categories: Graduate

Meet Kevin Vargas, a 2019-2020 3M M.B.A. Fellow who is studying at the U of M's Carlson School of Management.

Can you tell us about your career history? 

I received a bachelor of science in biomedical engineering from Yale University. Following graduation, I moved back home to Illinois to work for a small, privately owned medical device... Read more

Topics: CSOM

Friday, May 31, 2019 - 11:15am

Categories: Student Support

The Carlson Global Institute (CGI) provides U of M business students with the opportunity to engage with some of the world’s leading companies on a global and local level. With leadership on the CGI’s Advisory Council and locations worldwide, 3M plays a key role in providing future business leaders with a global education.

“As we think about how we develop our workforce and our future... Read more

Topics: CSOM

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



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