Global Food Challenge

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 12:00pm

Categories: Recruitment

"Whether you think you’re interested in a career in agriculture or not, I’d recommend students explore the opportunities Land O’Lakes offers. If your experience is anything like mine, I think you’ll get more than you would ever expect out of the experience."

Elizabeth Alonzi never thought her career path would lead her to a role in... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 12:00pm

Categories: Community, Students

Food security. Agricultural policy. International development. Sustainability. These are all issues that the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge aims to tackle, drawing together emerging student leaders from across the nation to take on this work.

This June, U of M Emerging Leader Claire Lentsch and professors Milena Saqui-Salces and Ian Tonks joined the Land O’Lakes... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:00am

Categories: Faculty

Serving as a University ambassador for the Global Food Challenge was “an incredibly memorable experience” for CFANS professor Rebecca Swenson.

Rebecca Swenson, an assistant professor at the U of M’s College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, served as a University ambassador in the 2018 Global Food Challenge, mentoring student emerging leaders as... Read more

Topics: CFANS, Global Food Challenge

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 1:30pm

Categories: Athletics, By the Numbers, Community, Students, Engagement, Faculty, Students, Fellowships, Scholarships, Recruitment, Research

The year 2014 was the start of an extraordinary new chapter in the 47-year Land O’Lakes-University of Minnesota partnership: a $25 million, ten-year investment in U of M people and programs that help Land O’Lakes meet business needs and develop new talent. What's the impact? Watch this video to learn more about how this partnership benefits both institutions.

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

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 4:00pm

Categories: Students, Fellowships

Claire Lentsch, a 2018-19 Global Food Challenge Emerging Leader from the University of Minnesota, is enthusiastic about exploring her passion for agriculture and discover innovative solutions to feed the world. Here, Claire answers questions about her involvement with the Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge (GFC) Emerging Leader program, her U of M experience, and how she... Read more

Topics: CFANS, Global Food Challenge

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:00am

Categories: Students, Fellowships, Recruitment

Rachel Anderson, a former Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge intern and award-winning U of M engineering student, is profiled in a recent University article entitled “She is ME.”

Read the article to learn about Anderson’s role in supporting her fellow women mechanical... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge, CSE

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 11:00am

Categories: Recruitment

The Global Food Challenge and a Land O’Lakes summer internship helped U of M student Katie Atkins find her passion. After she graduates next spring, Atkins looks forward to joining Land O’Lakes again, in a full-time position. Meet Katie Atkins:

“What excites me the most is Land O’Lakes’ limitless potential and willingness to tackle the world’s... Read more

Topics: CSOM, Global Food Challenge

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 4:30pm

Categories: Students, Fellowships

What does U of M student Sierra Williamson think about subsistence farming, the Land O’Lakes presence in South Africa, and the challenge of feeding the world’s growing population?  

Williamson, who is from Martin County, Minn., was recently interviewed by the Fairmont Sentinel newspaper about her experiences as a Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders intern, including her... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge, CFANS

Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 5:45pm

Categories: Students

Two U of M students landed coveted spots in the most recent cohort of Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders at Land O’Lakes. This year, ten new interns have been selected out of a pool of 163 applicants—a record high. The interns are college sophomores who are working with Land O’Lakes to find new ways to meet the challenge of feeding nine billion people by 2050.  

 

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Topics: Global Food Challenge, CSOM, CFANS

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:30am

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

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