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TLI Names Inaugural Recipient of the Froggatt Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship

Posted November 18, 2021

TLI is excited to announce first-year M.S. in Management of Technology student Ambreen Athar as the inaugural recipient of the Kirk Froggatt Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship. Read her full story...

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WATCH NOW: Technically Speaking: DEI in Technology Leadership

Posted November 16, 2021

TLI's most recent Technically Speaking event is now available to watch online. On November 15, 2021 a panel of leaders in DEI gathered to discuss the very important topic of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Technology Leadership.

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MOT Professor Discusses the Impact of the Global Worker Shortage with NPR

Posted November 3, 2021

M.S. in Management of Technology professor, Alfie Marcus, says the global worker shortage will have an impact on many careers including engineers, healthcare workers and more, long after the pandemic ends.

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MOT Instructor Discusses Rising Natural Gas Prices with MPR

Posted October 19, 2021

It could be an expensive winter. Be prepared to spend up to 30 percent more to stay warm this winter. MS in Management of Technology Instructor Alfie Marcus discussed the rising cost of natural gas with Minnesota Public Radio.

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TLI's Mike Johnson Shares Expertise on Cybersecurity in Healthcare

Posted September 23, 2021

Mike Johnson, director of graduate studies for the MS in Security Technologies program, has been featured in local and national media sharing his expertise on cybersecurity in healthcare and discussing the U of M's new Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity which is housed within TLI. 

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TLI Home of U of MN's New Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity

Posted September 6, 2021

The University of Minnesota is proud to announce its new Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity (CMDC). The center, which will be housed with the Technological Leadership Institute, will foster university-industry-government collaborations to ensure that medical devices are both safe and secure from the growing number of cybersecurity threats.

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TLI Instructor Discusses Leadership in Technology During Radio Interview

Posted September 3, 2021

TLI Instructor Chip Laingen was interviewed on KYMN Radio's National Security This Week, where he spoke about the importance of leadership in technology along with his work as the Executive Director of the Defense Alliance.

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MSST Director of Graduate Studies Shares Practical Back-to-School Advice with FOX 9

Posted August 30, 2021

MS in Security Technologies Director of Graduate Studies Mike Johnson shared some practical, yet important and timely advice with FOX 9 about the potential harm in parent's seemingly harmless back-to-school social media posts

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MOT Grad Uses Skills To Solve People Puzzles as Much as Technical Puzzles

Posted August 26, 2021

Kendra Strode uses MOT tools to solve technical issues with a people-centered approach as a higher education IT director.

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MDI Alumni's Startup Featured in Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal

Posted August 24, 2021

MDI alumni Anders Olmanson's company, REMastered Sleep, which evolved out of his experience in the program, was featured in the Minneapolis Business Journal. Since launching its product in December, REMasteredSleep has sold over $65,000 worth of REMplenish products. And more than a quarter of its customers are health care professionals, including sleep doctors, dentists and speech therapists, according to the company.