The University of Minnesota Morris Office of Sustainability (OOS), Morris Campus Student Association (MCSA), and the Regional Fitness Center (RFC) have partnered to purchase two electric bikes, introducing a healthy and sustainable means of transportation to the campus and community.
Kathleen Rice and Gregory Loek have established an endowed scholarship, the Loek-Rice-Titus Family Scholarship, through UMN’s Bentson Scholarship Challenge. Inspiration for the scholarship, which will live on in perpetuity, comes, in part, from their daughter, Ellen Titus ’15, and her experience at the University of Minnesota Morris.
Connor Rentz graduated this spring, representing the fourth generation of the Rentz family to graduate from the University of Minnesota Morris.
The grants from the Minnesota Environment and Natural Resources Trust total more than $2.65 million and will provide hands-on experience in green energy storage.
The University of Minnesota Morris is home to a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence for the 2021–22 academic year.
The project, begun as a service-learning project in a political science course, gathered data that will help inform the work of the Stevens Soil and Water Conservation District.
Acting Chancellor Janet Schrunk Ericksen today announced the results of the University of Minnesota Morris “A model for living and learning” campaign, which totaled $31.67 million, or 151% of the original goal.
Upon her retirement, Chancellor Emerita Jacqueline R. Johnson picked up research she began before her tenure as chancellor.
Graduate Nerissa Dolney ’21 plans to increase access to mental health care in Native American communities.
Doug Reed has been named director of the Morris Challenge, a new program that will work with teams from rural communities to tackle challenges facing rural areas.