CFANS

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 2:15pm

Categories: Students

Nine Minnesota high school students, from six different high schools, shared their ideas for ending hunger at the World Food Prize’s Global Youth Institute in Des Moines, Iowa, October 19-21.  

Land O’Lakes a sponsor

The students, who joined 200 of their peers from around the world, were finalists at the Minnesota Youth Institute competition... Read more

Topics: CFANS, Sponsorships

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 1:45pm

Categories: By the Numbers, Faculty, Students, Fellowships, Scholarships, Recruitment, Research
Topics: CFANS, Global Food Challenge, Land O'Lakes Scholars, LeaderShape, Sponsorships

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:15pm

Categories: Students, Fellowships, Recruitment

President Kaler joined Land O'Lakes leaders Lydia Botham and Nick Koewler to welcome students Elizabeth Alonzi, Rachel Anderson, Katie Enzenauer, Audrey Sebastian, and Blake Schweiner to the TCF Bank Stadium field at the September 30 Golden Gopher football game. The students are past and current participants of the Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders for Food Security fellowship. They... Read more

Topics: CFANS, Global Food Challenge

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 6:00pm

Categories: Athletics, Faculty, Students

On September 8, 2017, U of M donors, students, staff, faculty, alumni, and other supporters gathered to celebrate the official launch of the public phase of a 10-year fundraising campaign called Driven: The University of Minnesota Campaign.

The goal is to raise $4 billion for students, faculty, and the U’s three-part mission of education, research, and outreach for the benefit... Read more

Topics: Athletes Village, CSOM, CFANS, Welcome Week, Sponsorships, CSE

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 2:00pm

Categories: Students

The Minnesota Youth Institute World Food Prize competition drew 150 Minnesota high school students to the U’s St. Paul campus on May 15. Land O’Lakes helps to sponsor the competition. Five times as many students as in the past were able to attend this year’s event, according to Mohamed Yakub, Minnesota Youth Institute coordinator.

The competition

Competing... Read more

Topics: CFANS, Sponsorships

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 4:30pm

Categories: Students

The Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders travel to Africa June 17–29 to exchange ideas and learn more about hunger, agriculture, and sustainability. Joining the four student interns from the U of M—Rachel Anderson, Katie Atkins, Audrey Sebastian, and Peri Warren—are Dean Brian Buhr, Professor Paul Porter, and Mohammed Yakub, all from the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource... Read more

Topics: CFANS, Global Food Challenge

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 4:15pm

Categories: Students, Scholarships

Johanna Knorr, ’17 B.S., took the lead on a number of ventures while earning her degree in animal science/agricultural and food business management at the U of M. She was active in her college’s student board and mentor program, president of Beta of Clovia sorority, and manager of the Gopher Dairy Bar, which she says proudly served Land O’Lakes ice cream mix at the Minnesota State Fair.

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Topics: CFANS

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 11:15am

Categories:

By speaking or volunteering on campus, Land O’Lakes leaders help to grow the company’s relationship with the U of M. Their activities tie into an overall strategy to raise the company’s profile, help students see Land O’Lakes as a prospective employer, and support the U of M mission.

Building a talent pipeline is an especially high priority for Land O’Lakes, which is working toward... Read more

Topics: CFANS, CSOM, Sponsorships

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

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