UMN competition pairs product innovation with digital manufacturing
Protolabs is a title sponsor of the University's Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Challenge, which allows students to conceptualize, prototype, design and eventually launch a new product to market. Participants can utilize Protolabs digital quoting platform, attend design workshops, tour their local facilities, and work one-on-one with Protolabs engineers. Read more.
College of Pharmacy receives grant to continue diversifying pharmacy workforce
To help increase the diversity of the pharmacy workforce and improve overall health outcomes for vulnerable populations, the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy has announced a grant of $750,000 over three years from The McKesson Foundation. Read more.
New Monarch Healthcare Scholarship sets the bar
Monarch Healthcare Management aims to change the way both short-term rehabilitation and long-term health care are delivered. The company's new CCAPS scholarship will help fulfill that mission while making college possible for generations of Pell-eligible undergraduates. Read more.
U of M students help shape Cargill's national DEI effort
Cargill Inc. introduced the $6 million nationwide thrive program last year to ensure more equitable access for underrepresented students pursuing careers in STEM, business, and agriculture. U of M students serve on an advisory board to help shape the program, which will launch in fall of 2022. Read more.
PPG invests in future leaders with safety in mind
PPG, a global leader and supplier of paints, coatings, and specialty materials with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA, continued its support of graduate students in the College of Science and Engineering with its latest gift of $50,000. Read more.
Polaris donates $1 million to support STEM education programs
A $1 million donation from Polaris Inc. to the U of M College of Science and Engineering will expand educational and experiential opportunities and support scholarships for diverse and underrepresented students. Read more.
Cargill invests in the next generation of food and ag leaders
The U of M has been selected as a partner in the Cargill University THRIVE program, which aims to ensure more equitable access for women and minority students in STEM fields, agriculture, and business. Read more.