Students

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

Monday, January 18, 2016 - 11:00am

Categories: Students

Above: Harvey Johnson, Director of Operations, Strategic Initiatives at Land O’Lakes, speaks to LeaderShape participants. 

Thanks to generous funding from Land O’Lakes, 62 University of Minnesota students were able to participate in LeaderShape, a unique educational experience for developing leaders, held January 12-17, 2016. This is the second year of a five-year sponsorship... Read more

Topics: LeaderShape, CSE, CSOM, CFANS

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