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

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 12:00pm

Categories: Outreach

On July 14, 2018, the Bell Museum celebrated the grand opening of its new space on the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus. As Minnesota’s state natural history museum, the Bell aims to ignite curiosity and wonder, explore connections to nature and the universe, and create a better future for our evolving world. From supporting young learners to expanding community... Read more

Topics: STEM

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

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 1:30pm

Categories: Diversity, Outreach, Student Support, Undergraduate

Students benefit from new challenges and opportunities offered by student organizations. 3M’s investment in these programs aligns with its goals around visibility as well as recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce. In 2018-19, 3M is supporting these student organizations:


Professional and special interest:... Read more

Topics: CSE, STEM



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