Students

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 2:15pm

Categories: Students

Nine Minnesota high school students, from six different high schools, shared their ideas for ending hunger at the World Food Prize’s Global Youth Institute in Des Moines, Iowa, October 19-21.  

Land O’Lakes a sponsor

The students, who joined 200 of their peers from around the world, were finalists at the Minnesota Youth Institute competition... Read more

Topics: CFANS, Sponsorships

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 10:45am

Categories: By the Numbers, Students, Recruitment
Topics: Welcome Week

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 4:15pm

Categories: Students

In June, Katie Atkins, ’19, who is majoring in management information systems and finance, was one of four U of M students to travel to South Africa and Tanzania to learn more about hunger, agriculture, and sustainability through the Land O’Lakes’ Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders program.

Atkins gained important new perspectives on her trip: “My morning cup of coffee is now met... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge, CSOM

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 11:15am

Categories: Students

Audrey Sebastian, ’19, a mechanical engineering major, traveled to South Africa and Tanzania in June with the Land O’Lakes’ Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders program to learn more about hunger, agriculture, and sustainability. During the year-long program, program participants work with Land O’Lakes to find new ways to feed the world using fewer resources.

In Tanzania, Sebastian... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge, CSE

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 2:00pm

Categories: Students

The Minnesota Youth Institute World Food Prize competition drew 150 Minnesota high school students to the U’s St. Paul campus on May 15. Land O’Lakes helps to sponsor the competition. Five times as many students as in the past were able to attend this year’s event, according to Mohamed Yakub, Minnesota Youth Institute coordinator.

The competition

Competing... Read more

Topics: CFANS, Sponsorships

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 3:30pm

Categories: Students

Kenta Nakatsuka, a Land O’Lakes Scholarship recipient, grew up helping his parents cultivate vegetables and rice. But his interest in food really developed in the kitchen. “I love eating,” he says. “I would sit beside my mother and cut vegetables and learn how to make things.”

At first, Nakatsuka, who grew up in in Okayama, Japan, wanted to become a chef, but instead turned to science... Read more

Topics: Land O’Lakes Scholar, CFANS

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 3:15pm

Categories: Students

Land O’Lakes Scholar Anna Aukes has fond childhood memories of selling her family’s produce at the farmer’s market in Blue Earth, Minnesota. “It was me, my sister, and my two neighbors,” she recalls. “We had our own little business.” Although she enjoyed helping grow the food she sold, agriculture wasn’t initially her career plan. “I wanted to be an artist, then I wanted to work for NASA, and... Read more

Topics: Land O’Lakes Scholars, CFANS

Friday, January 6, 2017 - 1:45pm

Categories: Students

Emerging Leaders from the University of Minnesota: front row L-R: Audrey Sebastian, Rachel Anderson  back row L-R: Peri Warren, Katie Atkins

Four exceptional U of M sophomores are among the recently selected Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders for 2016-2017. Rachel Anderson, Katie Atkins, Audrey Sebastian, and Peri Warren are part of Land O’Lakes’ efforts to find... Read more

Topics: Global Food Challenge

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 11:00am

Categories: Students

Land O’Lakes played a key role in the 4th Annual International HR Case Competition, the only truly international, graduate-level, HR-focused event of its kind in the world. It was held November 10-12, 2016, and hosted by the Center for Human Resources and Labor Studies at the Carlson School of Management.

Six teams representing Australia, China, India, South Korea, and the U.S. had... Read more

Topics: CSOM, Sponsorships

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

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