CSE students share insights from their internship with Land O’Lakes

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Internship takes students to Africa to see first-hand how they can help solve world hunger Mechanical engineering majors Rachel Anderson and Audrey Sebastian where chosen to be part of the year-long Land O’Lakes’ Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders program for 2016-17. During this time, they worked with Land O’Lakes to find new […]

CSE by the numbers: Going global

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CSE helps students develop skills for a globalized workforce According to the Institute of International Education, the number of international students coming to the U.S. for their education is growing each year. Likewise, more American students are also studying abroad. Exposing students to different cultures and perspectives positively impacts their educational experience […]

CSE students tackle global food security during Land O’Lakes fellowship

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Unique yearlong internship and development program gives students an ‘experience of a lifetime’ When CSE students Rachel Anderson and Audrey Sebastian came to the University of Minnesota in fall 2015 as freshmen, they never dreamed that within two years they would be working with one of the nation’s premier agribusiness and food companies […]

University awarded $3.7M to boost retention of underrepresented students in STEM

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Initiative essential to statewide efforts to close opportunity gaps MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (07/25/2017) — The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $3.7 million grant to the University of Minnesota Twin Cities to further efforts to increase the number of students of color and American Indian students pursuing science, technology, engineering and […]

Media Alert: U of M Solar Vehicle Project to unveil new car July 11

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New car will compete in World Solar Challenge across the Australian Outback in October What: University of Minnesota solar car unveiling When: Noon-3 p.m. (Short program and unveiling at 12:15 p.m.), Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Where: Lind Hall Courtyard, University of Minnesota Minneapolis Campus, 207 Church St SE, Minneapolis; parking available in […]

U of M students release video of CT scans that will help them design prosthetic for injured sea turtle

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Students move another step forward in designing permanent solution for Seemore MINNEAPOLIS (07/07/2017) — University of Minnesota students designing a prosthetic for an injured sea turtle at SEA LIFE Aquarium at the Mall of America released a video of the CT scans that will help them create a permanent solution for the sea […]

International graduate student recognized as top teaching assistant

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Honor based on student evaluations of teaching For Taha Namazi, receiving the 2017 John Bowers Excellence in Teaching Assistance Award is comparable to a lifetime achievement award. Namazi began perfecting his teaching skills long before arriving at the University of Minnesota. Growing up in Iran, he was grading assignments for his mother’s […]

U of M engineering students to create prosthetic for injured sea turtle

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CT scan marks first step in helping Seemore a sea turtle from SEA LIFE at the Mall of America MINNEAPOLIS (06/16/2017) —  Seemore the Green Sea Turtle from SEA LIFE Aquarium at Mall of America was at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Hospital for a CT Scan on Friday, June 16 (World Sea […]

CSE by the numbers: Career outcomes

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The future continues to look bright for University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering graduates. The Class of 2017 is entering the work force with great internship and research experience. They are also typically among the highest paid bachelor’s degree graduates and many are finding jobs close to home continuing to […]

Students help NASA build eclipse tracker for livestream from space

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Ballooning Team students are participating in nationwide balloon launch to record the eclipse On Aug. 21, 2017, professional and amateur astronomers alike will be watching the skies for the first total solar eclipse in North America since 1979. Now, with the help of university students, NASA is offering a unique and safe […]