Impact on experiential learning

Here are some examples:

Students partner with M Health Fairview to address PPE shortage

Nick Houkom, RN, Nurse Manager Pediatric CVICU & Teresa Cahill, RN, Nurse Manager Pediatric Emergency Department at M Health University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital

Advised by CSE professor Steven Saliterman, 18 biomedical engineering students quickly designed and manufactured protective gowns for healthcare providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read about this M Health Fairview partnership.

Alumnus funds student exchange program in Budapest

Katarina Kamenar and Matt Krueger in Budapest

Zsolt Rumy (ChemE ’66) knows the value of studying abroad and decided he wanted to help more CSE students attain this international experience. Read more about his student exchange program in Budapest.

Students share insights from internship with Land O'Lakes

Student and mentor smiling in a photo taken in Africa

CSE students see first-hand how they can help solve world hunger through the Land O'Lakes' Global Food Challenge, an internship in Africa. Read more about the Land O'Lakes Global Food Challenge program.

Project-based inquiry course helps students to become better engineers

students demonstrate a water wheel

New innovation lab and support from 3M allow CSE freshman to get hands-on experience. Read more about the project-based inquiry course for CSE freshman.

Summer interns help save businesses resources and money

Interns standing in a line outdoors

MnTAP internships help CSE students gain real-world, professional experience while saving many businesses in the Twin Cities area money and resources. Read more about the benefit of MnTAP internships.

CSE student on his way to finding his dream career

Headshot of Michael Wendland

Michael Wendland is spending two semesters in China through the Chinese Flagship Program honing his Chinese-speaking skills with engineering. Read Michael Wendland's story.

Lorraine Francis named 3M Chair in Experiential Learning 

Lorraine Francis

Funded by 3M, professor Lorraine Francis was named 3M Chair in Experiential Learning, which will help to enhance CSE undergraduate education. Read more about the appointment of Lorraine Francis to the new 3M Chair.