Category: Tour/Open House





Behind the scenes at the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory: A historic research facility that helps solve today's environmental challenges

Join the College of Science and Engineering Alumni Society and your fellow alumni for a presentation by St. Anthony Falls Laboratory (SAFL) staff and researchers. The presentation will give attendees an appreciation of SAFL's history and unique setting while showcasing the ongoing research and experiments that address many of society's major environmental challenges.




Free Webinar: Virtual Tour of the Eolos Wind Energy Research Station

College of Science and Engineering alumni are invited to an exclusive virtual tour and presentation about the research being conducted at the Eolos Wind Energy Research Station. The station is part of the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory (SAFL), and enables a broad range of research projects.

Noon - 1 p.m. (central)

REGISTER HERE!

Zoom log-in instructions will be included in your confirmation email.

About the Eolos Wind Energy Research Station




CANCELED: University Archives Presentation and Cavern Tour

CANCELED

Alumni are invited to an exclusive viewing of archival materials from the University Archives and the Charles Babbage Institute, a presentation by the archivists, and a unique opportunity to tour the caverns housing the archives. The two-story high caverns were excavated from the limestone bluffs of the Mississippi River, and extend the length of two football fields.
 










CEMS Connects Alumni at Ecolab

Connect with your fellow CEMS alumni and learn about Ecolab! CEMS alumnus Jim Tarara (ChE ’93), RD&E VP, Technical Service, Packaging and Process Development, will host a site visit for CEMS alumni and friends. The event will begin with breakfast and a CEMS graduate student poster session. Then, CEMS Department Head Dan Frisbie will share department updates. Jim Tarara will then provide a company overview and participants will receive a “behind the scenes” tour of Ecolab facilities that showcases the best of Ecolab’s innovation, technology, and business applications.







Moon Tours

Join a short guided tour of the lunar surface! Learn more about the Moon’s geography, geology, and important landmarks in history. Tuesday-Sunday, May 21-June 9, at 2 p.m.

Tickets are available on site or online.




Tour of the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory

About this event

The St. Anthony Falls Laboratory (SAFL), located on the Mississippi River at the heart of Minneapolis, is an interdisciplinary fluid mechanics research and educational facility of the College of Science and Engineering at the UMN. We offer a FREE monthly public tour through our historic facility to showcase our experimental facilities and research projects (donations accepted online at https://makingagift.umn.edu/give/fund.html?id=22393). 

You will receive an email 1-2 days before your scheduled tour with details of where to meet your tour group.




Tour of the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory

About this event

The St. Anthony Falls Laboratory (SAFL), located on the Mississippi River at the heart of Minneapolis, is an interdisciplinary fluid mechanics research and educational facility of the College of Science and Engineering at the UMN. We offer a FREE monthly public tour through our historic facility to showcase our experimental facilities and research projects (donations accepted online at https://makingagift.umn.edu/give/fund.html?id=22393). 

You will receive an email 1-2 days before your scheduled tour with details of where to meet your tour group.




Tour of the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory

About this event

The St. Anthony Falls Laboratory (SAFL), located on the Mississippi River at the heart of Minneapolis, is an interdisciplinary fluid mechanics research and educational facility of the College of Science and Engineering at the UMN. We offer a FREE monthly public tour through our historic facility to showcase our experimental facilities and research projects (donations accepted online at https://makingagift.umn.edu/give/fund.html?id=22393). 

You will receive an email 1-2 days before your scheduled tour with details of where to meet your tour group.







Women in Science and Engineering (WISE): Medtronic Research and Development Site Visit

Join the CSE Career Center and the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Initiative site visit to Medtronic's research and development facility in Mounds View, Minnesota. Students will learn about Medtronic's industry presence and the company's internship program, and tour three different innovation centers. Tours at 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. OR 10:15 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

CHOOSE ONE:




St. Anthony Falls Laboratory Tour

The St. Anthony Falls Laboratory (SAFL), located on the Mississippi River at the heart of Minneapolis, is an interdisciplinary fluid mechanics research and educational facility of the College of Science and Engineering at the UMN. We offer a FREE monthly public tour through our historic facility to showcase our experimental facilities and research projects (donations accepted online at https://makingagift.umn.edu/give/fund.html?id=22393), Email bkb0811@umn.edu with questions.

Register Here!




CSE Alumni Woodchuck Production Facility Tour and Founder Presentation

Join CSE alumni for an exclusive behind-the-scenes event at Woodchuck. The event will include a tour of the Woodchuck manufacturing shop and a presentation by Woodchuck's co-founders, U of M graduates John Guenveur and Ben Vandenwymelenberg. The presentation will cover the company's beginnings at the U of M, successes and challenges faced so far, and Woodchuck's "buy one plant one" sustainability mission. Light dinner and soft drinks will be served.




Urban Growler Alumni Social and Behind-the-Scenes Presentation

Join College of Science and Engineering (CSE) alumni for an evening of tasty craft beer and good conversation at Urban Growler Brewing Co. Hear a behind-the-scenes presentation from Urban Growler co-founder Deb Loch, a CSE biomedical engineering graduate. Loch will share how her engineering background prepared her to become an entrepreneur and will lead an optional guided tour following her talk for up to 20 attendees. Appetizers and one complimentary beverage are included in the ticket price. A cash bar will also be available.




The Mechanical Engineering Robot Show

The Robot Show is the largest collection of robots assembled in one place in the Twin Cities and is fun for kids of all ages. For six weeks, the 210 college students in the introductory design course in Mechanical Engineering design and build their own robot. The results of their efforts will be on public display at the Robot Show. It is run like an open house, so you can come for any or all of it.

More information: http://www.me.umn.edu/robotshow/

 

 




Spotlight on Research Lab Tours

The WISE Initiative will host "Spotlight on Research," all students are invited to learn about ongoing research and how to get involved as an undergraduate. Some labs have limited capacity, so registering ahead of time is necessary to ensure your spot.

12:30 p.m.—Industrial and Systems Engineering Professor Diana Negoescu invites any student interested in working with her to meet in her office at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13.