Student experiences

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 College of Science and Engineering (CSE) students attain this international experience. Read more about student exchange program in Budapest.

Students share insights from internship with Land O’Lakes

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
Lorraine Francis in Anderson Innovation Lab

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 and Innovation lab

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.

Alumnus credit solar car participation for his success
Chad Furey sitting at desk

Chad Furey (EE ’12) landed his dream job as an electrical engineer with Tesla Motors after graduate and credits his participation on the Solar Vehicle Project team for his success. Read more about Chad Furey and his gift.