Dick Hedger smiling at the camera.
Giving, People-Profiles

Still giving back 30-plus years later

Posted May 2, 2023

Dick Hedger’s ties to Minnesota are strong—and long. They include volunteering at Gopher games when he was a Boy Scout to serving on the CSE Dean’s Advisory Board after earning his U of M second degree in electrical engineering.

CSE student Jinglin Li
Giving, People-Profiles, Students

The teacher in the living room

Posted December 5, 2022

College of Science and Engineering computer science student Jinglin Li breaks down educational barriers by bringing virtual volunteer tutors to students in need.

Jayshree Seth and Raghu Padiyath
Giving, People-Profiles

Leveraging a corporate match to support Black students

Posted November 11, 2021

3M scientists Jayshree Seth and Raghu Padiyath established the Sankofa Scholarship last year following racial unrest in Minneapolis. CSE freshman Fowsia Dahir received the first award this fall.

I-Fei Tsai and Jack Ouyang

A smart and meaningful investment

Posted September 7, 2021

To honor his wife and their relationship with the University of Minnesota, Chieh (Jack) Ouyang set up two College of Science and Engineering scholarships to support students in civil engineering and mathematics.

Kia Vang leaning against a tree.
Giving, Students

UMN College of Science and Engineering names inaugural Polaris Scholars

Posted March 25, 2021

Gift from Polaris, Inc. supports scholarships, project-based learning, and leadership opportunities for students from underrepresented communities.

The Polaris and Anderson Lab signs by a door.

Giving back to student scholarships

Posted December 23, 2020

Sezzle, Polaris, and 3M’s matching program foster the next generation of scientists and engineers—with CSE alumni behind those gifts

A family of four adults and two kids smiling at the camera.

CSE by the numbers: Alumni activities Fall 2019

Posted November 21, 2019

This fall, CSE engaged alumni in many events and activities on the Twin Cities campus and beyond. Can you find yourself in this infographic?

A group photo.

You name it: Donors give to teaching and research spaces

Posted July 25, 2019

University of Minnesota alumni leave their legacy in a variety of spaces at the College of Science and Engineering.

Give to the Max Day maroon stop 2018

Give to the Max Day was a success

Posted November 26, 2018

The 2018 Give to the Max Day was a success for the College of Science and Engineering reaching its goal for the Taylor Student Projects Fund.

Give to the Max Day graphic

CSE surpasses Give to the Max Day goal

Posted November 21, 2017

Thanks to our generous donors, the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering surpassed its goal for Give to the Max Day raising more than $70,000 to support student scholarships, research, academic programs.