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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Friday, January 27, 2017 - 10:45am

Categories: Students

“The LeaderShape program is contagious—once you participate, you will never be the same,” says Neil Mawah, a junior accounting major who attended the six-day leadership program during winter break 2017. “It challenges you to think deep and big, and to open your eyes to many possibilities as an aspiring leader.”

Neil was one of 60 U of M students participating in LeaderShape, a... Read more

Topics: LeaderShape, CSOM, CFANS, CSE

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 11:15am

Categories: By the Numbers
Topics: Students, Scholarships

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 9:00am

Categories: Athletics

A $15 million leadership commitment from Land O’Lakes is supporting construction of the innovative Land O’Lakes Center for Excellence. Take a virtual tour by “flying” through the academic, leadership development, and nutrition centers in the facility, which is currently under construction as part of the Athletes Village project on the U of M campus. It is scheduled to open January 2018.

Topics: Athletes Village

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