Monday, February 22, 2021 - 10:00am

Categories: Athletics

The University of Minnesota offers multiple programs that help Gopher student-athletes develop life skills and prepare for careers after graduation, reinforcing important lessons and values that are learned through sports. The Land O'Lakes, Inc. Center for Excellence continues to host many of these opportunities through new virtual platforms.

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Topics: Athletes Village

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 9:00am

Categories: Students, Scholarships

Since 2014, Land O’Lakes-funded scholarships at the University of Minnesota have helped support an important population: our future food and ag workforce.

Land O’Lakes is an important partner in helping the U of M recruit and retain the next generation of food and ag professionals. The Land O’Lakes Scholarship and the Land O’Lakes Multifunctional Ag and Food Systems... Read more


Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:00pm

Categories: Engagement

University of Minnesota president Joan Gabel was pleased to speak in conversation with Land O'Lakes president and CEO Beth Ford during the annual Women's Leadership Network (WLN) summit, hosted virtually via Zoom. During her address, Gabel spoke about leadership, cultivating community, and her own professional journey: from her early days in law school to leading the University of Minnesota... Read more


Monday, November 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

Categories: Athletics

In October, Gopher Athletics' seventh annual Pro Day connected more than 400 University of Minnesota student-athletes with leading Twin Cities organizations, including Land O'Lakes.

Held virtually for the first time since its 2014 inception, Pro Day is the Gopher Athletics department's largest job and networking event of the year. In previous years, student-athletes... Read more

Topics: Athletics

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 11:30am

Categories: Students

Emma Nelson, a 2019-2020 Global Food Challenge Emerging Leader from the University of Minnesota, is passionate about the fight against global food insecurity and the discovery of new innovations in agriculture.

In the interview below, she answers questions about her involvement with the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge (GFC) Emerging Leader program, her U of M... Read more

Topics: Students, Recruiting, internships, Global Food Challenge, Emma Nelson, CFANS

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 10:15am

Categories: Athletics

With resources like the Land O’Lakes, Inc. Center for Excellence, University of Minnesota student-athletes continue to excel at historic levels in the classroom.

According to the John and Nancy Lindahl Academic Center, Minnesota student-athletes combined to average a school-record 3.33 grade point average (GPA) during the fall semester of 2019, representing 104... Read more