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Two CSE students receive prestigious Astronaut Scholarship

Posted May 22, 2020

Two students in the College of Science and Engineering (CSE) at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities have been awarded prestigious scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.

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UMN students win 2019 Bayer Alka-Rocket® Challenge

Posted December 13, 2019

A student team from the University of Minnesota rocketed their way to victory and a $25,000 prize in the annual Bayer Alka-Rocket Challenge.

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College launches plan to grow enrollment by 25 percent over the next six years

Posted December 9, 2019

Beginning this fall, the CSE launched a plan to grow undergraduate enrollment by 25 percent over the next six years.

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U of M students present largest robot show in Twin Cities

Posted December 8, 2019

More than 200 student-built robots will be on display at the University of Minnesota Robot Show.

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Student-designed winter light shows begin Dec. 5 at the University of Minnesota

Posted November 18, 2019

Join the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering (CSE) for a dazzling light show designed by science and engineering students. The high-tech light show features more than 250,000 LED lights set to music written and recorded by University of Minnesota students.

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University of Minnesota approves new major in environmental geosciences

Posted February 12, 2019

The University of Minnesota Department of Earth Sciences announced that it will offer a new major in environmental geosciences beginning fall 2019 that will meet a growing workforce need for more geoscientists who study the human impact on our environment.

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U of M team places second at American Solar Challenge

Posted July 26, 2018

The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project team finished second in the cross-country American Solar Challenge and grabbed a first place win in the Formula Sun Grand Prix track race.

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U of M solar car team challenges Iowa State to a duel

Posted May 31, 2018

University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project and Iowa State University Solar Car Team are preparing for the American Solar Challenge by facing off on June 3 in a mock challenge from Minnesota State Capitol to Ames, Iowa.

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University of Minnesota graduate students advance to national cleantech startup competition

Posted May 18, 2018

Aelios Technology will compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Cleantech UP and U.S. Department of Defense’s national competition in Washington, D.C. this June.

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Two CSE students named 2018 Astronaut Scholars

Posted May 16, 2018

Two students in the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering have been awarded scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.