Giving priorities

Unleash potential

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Student support - $90 million

Gifts for scholarships and fellowships will unleash the potential of CSE students, now and for generations to come. Your gifts will create and sustain:

  • Half-tuition scholarships for 350 undergraduates - $60 million
  • Fellowships for 75 graduate students - $30  million

Visit the student support web page.


Create unlimited possibilities

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Faculty support - $80 million

Gifts for chairs and professorships will expand our culture of unlimited possibilities, as we continue to invest in top faculty. Your gifts will create and sustain:

  • 20 new faculty chairs and professorships - $40 million
  • Awards for faculty research - $40 million

Visit the faculty support web page.


Support innovation

Facilities and infrastructure - $40 million

Campaign gifts will ensure that our teaching, learning, and research environments foster the highest levels of academics and research discoveries. Your gifts will create and sustain:

  • Capital projects and educational programs to meet the growing demand for classes in Biomedical Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Chemistry, and Computer Science
  • Renovation and expansion of Shepherd Labs and Lind, Smith, Vincent, and Fraser Halls

Visit the facilities and infrastructure web page.


Fuel our promise to the future

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Outreach initiatives - $25 million

Campaign gifts for outreach will support CSE's promise to inspire today's young people to become tomorrow's scientists and engineers. Your gifts will create and sustain:

  • Investments in emerging opportunities
  • High-impact outreach events, including Physics Force and Energy and U
  • Enrichment efforts in K-12 schools in the Twin Cities, including targeted math and science programs for parents and children, girls, talented youth, and middle-school students

Visit the outreach initiatives web page.


Empower future experts

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Experiential learning - $15 million

Gifts will empower more students with the expertise they need for life after graduation.

Your gifts will create and sustain:

  • Internships, mentorships, and co-ops
  • Student research projects with faculty
  • Study abroad opportunities
  • Engagement in dynamic student organizations
  • Hands-on opportunities to take learning outside the classroom

Visit the experiential learning web page.