Students

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 - 4:00pm

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

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, 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

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, March 30, 2016 - 10:45am

Categories: Athletics, Students

Food packing “teams” of 16 U of M student-athletes and Land O’Lakes executives partnered up on Tuesday, March 29 at the Arden Hills campus during this year's Minnesota FoodShare Month's employee volunteer event. In a fun and productive hour, the teams packed nearly 4,600 nutritious meals for the food pantry shelves at Keystone Community Services in St. Paul. In total, the day-long “March... Read more

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 10:15am

Categories: Students, Scholarships

In 2013, Land O’Lakes generously created a scholarship to support high-achieving juniors or transfer students studying in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. Each of these scholars has demonstrated a commitment to food or agriculture.

Brett Pfarr is a Land O’Lakes Scholar and wrestles for the Golden Gophers, where he also volunteers through athletic... Read more

Topics: CFANS

Monday, March 7, 2016 - 10:15am

Categories: Students, Fellowships

One way Land O’Lakes is addressing the challenge of feeding the world’s growing population is through the Global Food Challenge – Emerging Leaders for Food Security fellowship, which was created in 2014.

Three exceptional and passionate University of Minnesota students are among the current group of emerging leaders who, thanks to Land O’Lakes, are working with agricultural experts and... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge

Monday, March 7, 2016 - 9:30am

Categories: Students, Fellowships

U of M junior Mandi Egeland spent 2014-15 as a Global Food Challenge Emerging Leader for Food Security Fellow. She explored food security issues from many angles, visiting the African nations of Malawi and Zambia as well as Washington D.C. In addition, Mandi helped to recruit and mentor the program’s 2015-16 University of Minnesota cohort.

What was Mandi’s experience like? We caught up... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge, CSOM

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 11:00am

Categories: Students, Fellowships

U of M Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders encouraged their fellow students to join the global hunger conversation at an awareness-building event on February 22. Set up on a busy East Bank campus sidewalk, their information table featured an engaging set of maps and materials. Questions such as “how will we feed another 2 billion people in 30 years?” and “what percent of food is thrown away... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge

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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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