The new class of students at UMN Morris is up 9% from last year. The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center reports enrollment among first-year students declined 3.1% this fall.
Exchange program with sister-city Saerbeck inspires and educates UMN Morris students
A grinder for Dining Hall food waste improves the on-campus composting system, which serves as a model for others hoping to implement similar programs.
The University of Minnesota Morris has been recognized as a top performer in the 2021 Sustainable Campus Index, earning Top Performer status overall among baccalaureate institutions.
The University of Minnesota Morris held a Teach-In on Saturday, November 6, on the topic of Impacts and History of Native American Boarding Schools.
A key part of the program is connecting students with sustainability leaders representing a broad range of identities working across many areas related to sustainability.
The University of Minnesota Morris reports that student voting on its campus increased in last year’s presidential election, rising to 75.8% in 2020 from a rate of 73.9% in 2016.
The University of Minnesota Morris Theatre Discipline will present critically-acclaimed play The Wolves Thursday, November, to Saturday, November 6, at 7:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, November 6, in the Raymond J. Lammers Proscenium Theatre.
The University of Minnesota Morris Office of Sustainability (OOS), Morris Campus Student Association (MCSA), and the Regional Fitness Center (RFC) have partnered to purchase two electric bikes, introducing a healthy and sustainable means of transportation to the campus and community.
Kathleen Rice and Gregory Loek have established an endowed scholarship, the Loek-Rice-Titus Family Scholarship, through UMN’s Bentson Scholarship Challenge. Inspiration for the scholarship, which will live on in perpetuity, comes, in part, from their daughter, Ellen Titus ’15, and her experience at the University of Minnesota Morris.
Connor Rentz graduated this spring, representing the fourth generation of the Rentz family to graduate from the University of Minnesota Morris.
The grants from the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust total more than $2.65 million and will provide hands-on experience in green energy storage.
Partnership Between UMN Morris and West Central Initiative Fund Results in Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence
The University of Minnesota Morris is home to a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence for the 2021–22 academic year.
Acting Chancellor Janet Schrunk Ericksen today announced the results of the University of Minnesota Morris “A model for living and learning” campaign, which totaled $31.67 million, or 151% of the original goal.
The project, begun as a service-learning project in a political science course, gathered data that will help inform the work of the Stevens Soil and Water Conservation District.
Upon her retirement, Chancellor Emerita Jacqueline R. Johnson picked up research she began before her tenure as chancellor.
Graduate Nerissa Dolney ’21 plans to increase access to mental health care in Native American communities.
John Driscoll ’71 and Peter Falkum ’80 are recipients of this year’s University of Minnesota Morris Distinguished Alumni Award.
Doug Reed has been named director of the Morris Challenge, a new program that will work with teams from rural communities to tackle challenges facing rural areas.
Two members of the University of Minnesota Morris community have earned the University of Minnesota President’s Award for Outstanding Service: LeAnn Dean, director of Briggs Library, and Peh Ng, chair of the Division of Science and Mathematics and professor of mathematics.