National recognition for encouraging underrepresented groups to pursue STEM careers
Support from Boston Scientific and Medtronic enabled the Department of Biomedical Engineering to launch an internship program recognized with an award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. Read more.
Gift from farm credit groups supports rural entrepreneurship
Rural entrepreneurship in Wisconsin and Minnesota will get a boost from a newly created Extension program at each state’s land grant university funded by two farm credit associations – Compeer Financial and AgCountry Farm Credit Services. Read more.
Serious about ATV safety
With help from Polaris, 4-H students contribute to ATV safety across the state. Read more.
Gift from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota establishes new center
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has donated $5 million to the University of Minnesota School of Public Health to establish the Center for Antiracism Research for Health Equity. Read more.
Minnesota Corn Growers Association earns 4-H honor
Minnesota 4-H has named the Minnesota Corn Growers Association as their 2021 Friend of 4-H in recognition of the organization’s contributions to reaching Minnesota young people. Read more.
Building trust and improving care
Abbott partnership with the U of M Community University Health Care Center brings care closer to underserved communities. Read more.