Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 12:15pm

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Grow North came together as an idea through the Carlson School of Management’s MN Cup, which is the largest statewide startup competition in the country. Learn more about Grow North and its partnership with Land O’Lakes in this conversation with its director, Lauren Mehler Pradhan:

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Topics: CSOM, Scholarships

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 3:30pm

Categories: Students

Kenta Nakatsuka, a Land O’Lakes Scholarship recipient, grew up helping his parents cultivate vegetables and rice. But his interest in food really developed in the kitchen. “I love eating,” he says. “I would sit beside my mother and cut vegetables and learn how to make things.”

At first, Nakatsuka, who grew up in in Okayama, Japan, wanted to become a chef, but instead turned to science... Read more

Topics: Land O’Lakes Scholar, CFANS

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 3:15pm

Categories: Students

Land O’Lakes Scholar Anna Aukes has fond childhood memories of selling her family’s produce at the farmer’s market in Blue Earth, Minnesota. “It was me, my sister, and my two neighbors,” she recalls. “We had our own little business.” Although she enjoyed helping grow the food she sold, agriculture wasn’t initially her career plan. “I wanted to be an artist, then I wanted to work for NASA, and... Read more

Topics: Land O’Lakes Scholars, CFANS

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.

Learn more about the Land O'Lakes ... Read more

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

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