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

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 5:00pm

Categories: Faculty

A keen interest in the psychology of consumption is what drives the research and teaching of Kathleen Vohs, holder of the Land O’Lakes Chair in Marketing. “To me, the human mind is still the biggest, most uncharted territory that we have,” she says. Vohs was featured in the most recent issue of Legacy, which is the University of Minnesota Foundation’s magazine for donors and friends... Read more

Topics: Land O’Lakes Marketing Chair

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 9:30am

Categories: Students, Faculty

Thanks to funding from Land O’Lakes, two newly-renovated spaces on the St. Paul campus were opened at a festive ribbon-cutting ceremony on December 2. They feature new technology and spaces that foster collaborative work and learning for students and faculty in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS)—an important source of talent for the company.

The... Read more

Topics: CFANS

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 12:00pm

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

In September 2014, Land O’Lakes announced a landmark $25 million investment in the University of Minnesota through the year 2024. How is this investment making a difference? Find out by watching this short video highlighting some of the “greatest hits” of our partnership during the last two years.

Topics: About, Athletics, Students, Faculty, Recruitment, Research, By The Numbers

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 3:00pm

Categories: Faculty

Kathleen Vohs, holder of the Land O’Lakes Chair in Marketing at the Carlson School of Management, recently added another title to her name—that of  Distinguished McKnight University Professor. The U of M’s Graduate School selected Vohs and six other outstanding mid-career faculty members for one of the University’s highest faculty honors. Vohs receives a $100,000 research grant and the “... Read more

Topics: Land O'Lakes Marketing Chair

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 4:15pm

Categories: Engagement, Faculty

Drawing upon 30 years of career experience, Beth Ford, Group EVP and COO at Land O’Lakes, shared insights and inspiration in a keynote speech at the Women’s Leadership Conference on April 29. She was joined on the stage by Carlson School Dean Sri Zaheer.

More than 400 women attended the Ignite: Fuel Your Ambition conference which was hosted by the Carlson School of Management. Land O’... Read more

Topics: CSOM

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 3:00pm

Categories: Engagement, Faculty

U of M Professor Theresa Glomb studies work—how it is good, how it is bad, and how to make it better. Land O’Lakes invited her to share her insights at a company-wide meeting of human resources staff on April 13. Her presentation, “Let’s Make Work Better: Evidence Based Strategies for Improving Your Work Life,” looks at mood and well-being at work, and she tries to help others create positive... Read more

Topics: CSOM

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 11:30am

Categories: Engagement, Faculty

Carlson School of Management Dean Sri Zaheer was pleased to address the Women’s Leadership Network at a standing-room-only event at Land O’Lakes headquarters on January 21. Weaving wit with wisdom, Zaheer shared communications lessons gleaned through her “career lives” in business and education, both in India and the United States.

Land O’Lakes is a valued partner and sponsor of the... Read more

Topics: CSOM

Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 9:30am

Categories: Faculty

It takes a 53-page curriculum vitae to record the professional accomplishments of Kathleen Vohs, holder of the Land O’Lakes Chair in Marketing at the University of Minnesota.

Vohs, who joined the Carlson School marketing department in 2005, has an extensive background in psychology. She applies her understanding of psychological science to business issues in order to advance new areas... Read more

Topics: Land O’Lakes Marketing Chair, CSOM