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Keller Hall

K12 Outreach

University of Minnesota to officially dedicate Kenneth H. Keller Hall Oct. 27

Posted October 25, 2010

The University of Minnesota will host a special dedication ceremony open to the public to mark the naming of Kenneth H. Keller Hall from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, at Kenneth H. Keller Hall, Room 3-180, 200 Union St. S.E., Minneapolis.

anniversary banner displayed on side of Kolthoff Hall

K12 Outreach

College of Science and Engineering celebrates 75th anniversary

Posted October 19, 2010

In October 2010, the College of Science and Engineering at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campus marks an important milestone in its history celebrating 75th anniversary

Kid with goggles on and Goldy

Awards-Grants, K12 Outreach

College of Science and Engineering Alumni Society selected to receive alumni award

Posted October 19, 2010

The College of Science and Engineering (CSE) Alumni Society will receive a University of Minnesota Alumni Association 2010 Program Extraordinaire Award at a celebratory event honoring premier volunteers, groups, and programs on September 29, 2010 in the McNamara Alumni Center.

tin man sculpture outside of mechanical engineering building

Ph.D. programs fare well in National Research Council Assessment

Posted October 13, 2010

In arguably one of the most comprehensive reviews of doctoral programs in history, the University of Minnesota performed well, University officials said today. Sixty-nine of the University’s more than 100 doctoral programs were ranked in the assessment, which provides universities across the country with a range of quantitative data so they can improve graduate education.

James Kakalios talking in front of blackboard

People-Profiles

"Physics of superheroes" professor to participate in national "Nifty Fifty" program

Posted October 6, 2010

Jim Kakalios joins top national scientists in Washington D.C. Oct. 10-24.

Wind turbines in the ocean

Awards-Grants, Energy-Environment, Research

Researchers to study off-shore wind energy storage

Posted September 29, 2010

The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering researchers a four-year, $2 million grant to lead a national research team to develop a localized method for storing off-shore wind energy.

front of St. Anthony Falls Laboratory building

Awards-Grants, Energy-Environment, Research

Environmental and energy research lab awarded $7.1 million for renovations

Posted September 21, 2010

The St. Anthony Falls Laboratory (SAFL), an interdisciplinary research unit of the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota, was recently awarded $7.1 million from the National Science Foundation to renovate its facility on Hennepin Island.

black and white image of CSE Woman faculty member holding up a chemical model

CSE women faculty featured in Walter Library photo exhibit

Posted September 20, 2010

Portraits of College of Science and Engineering women faculty are featured in a photo exhibit in Walter Library, second floor Great Hall beginning Friday, Sept. 24 and running through December 2010.

new science teaching and student services building

U of M opens new Science Teaching and Student Services building

Posted September 19, 2010

With its state-of-the-art science classrooms and one-stop student services, a new University building represents one of the country’s biggest investments in educating students and preparing them for their careers.

Solar car

University of Minnesota solar car takes second in American Solar Challenge

Posted September 19, 2010

The University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project team finished second overall and took home two additional awards over the weekend in the 2010 American Solar Challenge, a seven-day, 1,100-mile race from Tulsa, Okla., to Chicago, Ill., June 19-26. The team, made up of students from the University’s Institute of Technology (College of Science and Engineering), finished with a total elapsed time of 30 hours, 26 minutes and 53 seconds.