People-Profiles, People-Profiles

Five things you didn’t know about the new CSE Dean

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New CSE Dean Samuel B. Mukasa is a renowned researcher, fundraiser and leader.

People-Profiles

Balancing the equation

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Four female College of Science and Engineering faculty members tell their stories about the gender barriers they encountered in building their careers in science and engineering.

People-Profiles

Rhonda Franklin: Reaching out

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In 1998, Rhonda Franklin, professor of electrical and computer engineering, became the first African-American female faculty member in the College of Science and Engineering and the first to reach tenure .

People-Profiles

Maria Gini: Encountering imbalance

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When she came to the University of Minnesota in 1982, Maria Gini, professor of computer science and engineering, there were no other women in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

People-Profiles

Connie Lu: Changing times

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Connie Lu, associate professor of chemistry, entered her academic career during a time when female colleagues a few years ahead in their careers were securing tenure-track jobs.

People-Profiles

Svitlana Mayboroda: Beyond borders

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Svitlana Mayboroda, professor of mathematics, notes that academics may face numerous barriers besides gender. She grew up in Ukraine at a time when an academic career seemed impossible.

Awards-Grants

CSE by the numbers: Alumni

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University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering are the backbone of the state’s high tech economy, but also have an impact across the country and around the world.

Students

Engineering across the sea with the Chinese Flagship initiative

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CSE student Michael Wendland is on his way to finding his dream career through the University’s Chinese Flagship Program.

Research

University ranked eighth among public research institutions

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The University remains eighth among public research institutions, posting more than $880 million in research expenditures

Students

Scholarship helped student be the first to attend college in her family

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A Richard M. Kruger Scholarship and determination helped Azira Rivera to become the first in her family to attend college.