Athletes Village

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

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 1:30pm

Categories: Athletics

Chris Policinski joined U of M President Eric Kaler, Mortenson representatives, and other top donors at a “Placing of the Beam” ceremony on November 22.  Also called “topping out,” it is traditionally a time of celebrating when the last beam, which is painted white and signed, is placed atop a structure during its construction.  

The ceremony marked a milestone in the construction of... Read more

Topics: Athletes Village

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 1:45pm

Categories: By the Numbers Topics: Athletes Village, CFANS, CSE, CSOM, Global Food Challenge, Land O'Lakes Marketing Chair, Land O'Lakes Scholars, LeaderShape, Sponsorships, Welcome Week

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 3:15pm

Categories: Athletics

Land O’Lakes executives Peter Janzen and Lydia Botham donned hardhats in late August for a tour of the Land O’Lakes Center for Excellence as construction continues on the facility. Guided by representatives from Mortenson Construction and Intercollegiate Athletics, Peter and Lydia saw progress on the site first hand and learned more about how student-athletes will benefit from the Center and... Read more

Topics: Athletes Village

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 4:00pm

Categories: Athletics

Progress occurs daily on the Athletes Village project, including the new five-story Land O’Lakes Center for Excellence immediately east of the Bierman and Gibson-Nagurski buildings on the Minneapolis campus. “It’s exciting to see all the movement each day,” says Athletic Director Mark Coyle.

Through spring and into early summer, crews worked through soil remediation and installation of... Read more

Topics: Athletes Village

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:15am

Categories: Athletics

Want to see up-to-the-minute progress on Athletes Village construction? Check out the Athletes Village Live Cam - it’s just under President Kaler’s Twitter feed on the front page of Building the Future Together.

Topics: Athletes Village

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 11:15am

Categories: Athletics

The Land O'Lakes Center for Excellence will be the shining centerpiece of the new University of Minnesota Athletes Village, which will take shape over the next two years following a groundbreaking ceremony in October 2015. Groundwork began on March 7, 2016.

A $15 million leadership gift from Land O’Lakes was the catalyst for turning the vision for the Athletes Village into reality. The... Read more

Topics: Athletes Village

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