Friday, February 17, 2017 - 3:15pm

Categories: Athletics

Watch the Land O’Lakes Center for Excellence rise from the ground in this 66-second time lapse video of progress on the Athletes Village project. A $15 million leadership commitment from Land O’Lakes is supporting construction of the innovative center, on the left portion of the video.

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Topics: Athletes Village

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 3:00pm

Categories: Faculty

Kathleen Vohs, an expert on the psychology of consumption, took the stage at the 1st Tuesday Speaker Series on February 7 to explain her research on how decision fatigue affects our self control. Vohs holds the Land O'Lakes Chair in Marketing at the U of M’s Carlson School of Management and is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor.

Vohs applies her understanding of... Read more

Topics: CSOM, Land O'Lakes Marketing Chair

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 9:45am

Categories: By the Numbers, Recruitment

Helping U of M students view Land O’Lakes as a potential employer was one of the goals behind the company’s remarkable $25 million commitment to the University in 2014. Investments in the Land O’Lakes Center for Excellence and student support, as well as programs, sponsorships, and recruiting initiatives, were directed toward building key connections with U of M students.  

How is it... Read more

Topics: Welcome Week

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 12:15pm

Categories: Recruitment

What do a water bottle, granola bar, and half-eaten brownie have in common? All of these items and more were found inside Land O’Lakes-branded backpacks distributed to 6,400+ incoming freshmen and transfer students during Welcome Week 2016. The backpacks, a commemorative poster, and a welcome video featuring Chris Policinski are part of a Land O’Lakes brand awareness initiative on the U campus... Read more

Topics: Welcome Week

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 3:30pm

Categories: Faculty, Research

Could skim milk powder be used one day to make plastic milk cartons? Marc Hillmyer, a professor in the University of Minnesota’s College of Science and Engineering, is working with scientists from Land O’Lakes to find out if it’s possible.

Hillmyer and his group have been creating sustainable polymers from renewable resources like corn and even agricultural waste. Polymers are the... Read more

Topics: CSE

Friday, January 27, 2017 - 12:15pm

Categories: By the Numbers, Recruitment

Land O’Lakes saw a major uptick in the number of recruiting events at the U of M in fall 2016—a key measure of recruiting success. The College Relations team participated in or hosted 62 recruiting events on the Twin Cities campus, a nearly 60 percent increase from fall 2015. The Land O’Lakes brand was seen by approximately 6,900 U of M students as they learned more about the company.  

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