Supporting renewable energy: A story of giving

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For Ron Christenson, education is a tool with the most ultimate of powers. In fact, it is a tool that the Earth’s future depends on, which is why he decided to give back to the cause after a long and successful professional career. Christenson, a 1972 mechanical engineering grad, and his wife, […]

Paying it back: A story of giving

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High school science and engineering courses were never a challenge for Roger Haxby, but that wasn’t the case once he got to college. “During physics class freshman year, the professor told us to read chapters 1 through 38 and have the odd number problems completed by the end of the week,” Haxby […]

Supporting a passion: A story of giving

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Chemistry has always been a passion for Lester Krogh. From his time as a doctorate student to his 40-year career at 3M, Krogh enjoys telling stories of his own life in science, as well as hearing stories about current science and engineering students. Krogh started the Lester C. and Joan M. Krogh […]

Dean’s Club donors honored

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Alumni and friends of the Institute of Technology gathered May 1 to honor more than 500 charter members of the Dean’s Club, donors who have contributed more than $1,000 per year to the college in at least one of the past three years. The Dean’s Club donor list and photos from the […]

U of M Board of Regents approves 2010 state capital request, governance for UMore Park

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Contacts: Daniel Wolter, University News Service, (612) 624-5551 MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (10/09/2009) —On Friday, the University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved a 2010 state capital request, which asks for $193.3 million in state bonds to be matched by $46.7 million in university bonds. If funded by the Legislature, it would […]