CSE

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 4:15pm

Categories: Recruitment

In June, 50 high school juniors and seniors from Minnesota and beyond learned that working at Land O’Lakes involves much more than making butter.

The students visited the company’s headquarters in Arden Hills as part of the Women Mean Business leadership experience. Run by the U of M’s Carlson School of Management, the week-long program exposes high-achieving girls with an interest in... Read more

Topics: CSOM, CSE

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 4:00pm

Categories: Students, Scholarships

Austin Kraft (far right, above) thought he knew how to be an effective leader. He was a drum major in his high school’s marching band and a captain of the speech team. He also got involved student government when he started at the U.

That changed after Kraft, who just finished his first year in the U’s College of Science and Engineering, took part in LeaderShape. Sponsored by Land O’... Read more

Topics: CSE

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 - 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

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

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 11:15am

Categories: By the Numbers
Topics: CFANS, CSE, CSOM, Athletics, LeaderShape, Welcome Week

Monday, January 18, 2016 - 11:00am

Categories: Students

Above: Harvey Johnson, Director of Operations, Strategic Initiatives at Land O’Lakes, speaks to LeaderShape participants. 

Thanks to generous funding from Land O’Lakes, 62 University of Minnesota students were able to participate in LeaderShape, a unique educational experience for developing leaders, held January 12-17, 2016. This is the second year of a five-year sponsorship... Read more

Topics: LeaderShape, CSE, CSOM, CFANS

Key

CFANS-College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

CSE-College of Science and Engineering

CSOM-Carlson School of Management

ICA-Intercollegiate Athletics

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