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Sustainability Forum 2021: Showcase of Sustainability in Morris

January 10, 2022 - 12:00am
In December the Morris Campus Student Association (MCSA), with support from the Office of Sustainability and Sodexo, hosted a Sustainability Forum to celebrate the diversity of sustainability activity happening across campus and the Morris community.

Granholm Receives ATHE/KCACTF Award

January 5, 2022 - 12:00am
Lucas Granholm, assistant professor of theatre arts, is the 2021 recipient of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region V Innovative Teaching Award. The award recognizes excellence and innovation in theatre pedagogy. 

Computer Science Students Win Regional Competition

December 17, 2021 - 12:00am
UMN Morris took first place in the 2021 Digi-Key Electronics Collegiate Computing Competition, winning $5,000 for the UMN Morris computer science discipline and $300 for each team member.

Minnesota Secretary of State Drops by Campus

December 3, 2021 - 12:00am
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon congratulated student leaders for their get-out-the-vote efforts at the University of Minnesota Morris during a brief visit to the campus on Friday, December 3.

Strong First-Year Class Bucks National Trends

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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