Faculty

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

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 11:00am

Categories: By the Numbers, Engagement, Faculty, Research

WinField United’s recent donation of a wind tunnel will elevate the U of M’s expertise in high-tech agriculture research, and create a partnership aimed at ultimately helping farmers sustainably grow more with less.

The gift came about after WinField United opened its Innovation Center in River Falls, Wis., in 2017, which included an upgraded wind tunnel. Daniel... Read more

Topics: CSE

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 5:15pm

Categories: Engagement, Faculty, Recruitment

What’s new with the Land O’Lakes-U of M partnership? Learn more about the Land O’Lakes presence on campus in fall 2018

  • Land O’Lakes chairholder shares insights at conference: How does respect affect trust? Land O’Lakes Chair Kathleen Vohs shared her insights at the Carlson School’s IGNITE conference on September 20. “Protecting Trust in Today’s... Read more
Topics: CSOM, Land O'Lakes Marketing Chair, Sponsorships

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:15am

Categories: Faculty, Research

Kathleen Vohs is a consumer psychology expert and holder of the Land O’Lakes Chair in Marketing at the Carlson School of Management. Her work is aimed at helping firms understand consumers, starting from the fundamentals of what drives human behavior. What’s happening with her this semester?

Research she’s excited about: “One of my projects aims to... Read more

Topics: CSOM, Land O'Lakes Marketing Chair

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 9:15am

Categories: Faculty

Consumer psychology expert Professor Kathleen Vohs, who holds the Land O’Lakes Chair in Marketing, will be honored by the Society for Consumer Psychology as a recipient of the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. She will receive the award at the society’s conference in February.

Vohs is a faculty member at the Carlson School of Management. Her scholarly work focuses on... Read more

Topics: CSOM, Land O’Lakes Marketing Chair

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 1:45pm

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

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

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 12:45pm

Categories: By the Numbers, Engagement, Faculty, Students, Recruitment, Research
Topics: CSOM, Global Food Challenge, Land O'Lakes Marketing Chair, Sponsorships, LeaderShape

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 3:00pm

Categories: Faculty

Kathleen Vohs, an expert on the psychology of consumption, took the stage at the 1st Tuesday Speaker Series on February 7 to explain her research on how decision fatigue affects our self control. Vohs holds the Land O'Lakes Chair in Marketing at the U of M’s Carlson School of Management and is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor.

Vohs applies her understanding of... Read more

Topics: CSOM, Land O'Lakes Marketing Chair

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

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