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Strong First-Year Class Bucks National Trends

Campus News - November 30, 2021 - 12:00am
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.

UMN Morris Students Travel to Germany to Grow Partnership with Sister-City

Campus News - November 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Exchange program with sister-city Saerbeck inspires and educates UMN Morris students

UMN Morris Improves Composting Program with Grinder in Dining Hall

Campus News - November 23, 2021 - 12:00am
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.

UMN Morris recognized as top performer in 2021 Sustainable Campus Index

Campus News - November 12, 2021 - 12:00am
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.

Teach-In Held at UMN Morris

Campus News - November 11, 2021 - 12:00am
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.

UMN Morris Intercultural Sustainability Leaders Program Supports Diverse Students

Campus News - November 4, 2021 - 12:00am
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.

Voting on the University of Minnesota Morris Campus Up in 2020

Campus News - November 1, 2021 - 12:00am
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.

Theatre Discipline Presents The Wolves

Campus News - October 26, 2021 - 12:00am
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.

UMN Morris and Regional Fitness Center Partnership Brings Electric Bikes to Campus and Community

Campus News - October 19, 2021 - 12:00am
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.


Campus News - October 18, 2021 - 12:00am
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.

UMN Morris Legacy Spans Four Generations

Campus News - October 7, 2021 - 12:00am
Connor Rentz graduated this spring, representing the fourth generation of the Rentz family to graduate from the University of Minnesota Morris.

Grants fund new partnership to explore renewable energy storage in Minnesota

Campus News - September 30, 2021 - 12:00am
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

Campus News - September 23, 2021 - 12:00am
The University of Minnesota Morris is home to a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence for the 2021–22 academic year.

UMN Morris Announces Results of Campaign

Campus News - September 10, 2021 - 12:00am
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.

UMN Morris project supports conservation work in Stevens County

Campus News - September 10, 2021 - 12:00am
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.

Johnson Continues International Research Project

Campus News - September 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Upon her retirement, Chancellor Emerita Jacqueline R. Johnson picked up research she began before her tenure as chancellor.

I hope to be able to aid in healing

Campus News - September 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Graduate Nerissa Dolney ’21 plans to increase access to mental health care in Native American communities.

Driscoll and Falkum Earn Distinguished Alumni Awards

Campus News - August 9, 2021 - 12:00am
John Driscoll ’71 and Peter Falkum ’80 are recipients of this year’s University of Minnesota Morris Distinguished Alumni Award.

Morris Challenge Gets Director and Direction

Campus News - August 9, 2021 - 12:00am
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.


Campus News - August 6, 2021 - 12:00am
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.