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About University of Minnesota Crookston

A four-year, public university with an enrollment of 1,300 students located in northwest Minnesota. Since its establishment as an institution of higher learning in 1966 and its transition to offering baccalaureate degree programs in 1993, the U of M, Crookston equips all students and faculty with laptop computers; provides individual attention that leads to success; and offers a hands-on approach that puts students ahead of the competition!

Wellness Center at U of M Crookston Receives $1 million Gift Naming Entrance/Lobby in Memory of Mitch Nielson

By Elizabeth Tollefson on September 22, 2014 8:04 AM The University of Minnesota Crookston announced a $1 million gift to name the entrance/lobby of the new campus wellness facility, which will begin construction next year. The gift, from Les and June Nielsen, will … Continue reading

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U of M Crookston Celebrates New Wellness Center With Ceremonial Groundbreaking Monday, September 22, 2014

By Elizabeth Tollefson on September 22, 2014 8:04 AM A ceremonial ground breaking for a new wellness center at the University of Minnesota Crookston took place on Monday, September 22, 2014. The day began with an announcement of a $1 million gift for … Continue reading

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Ceremonial Ground Breaking for New Wellness Center at U of M Crookston on Monday, September 22, 2014, with U of M President Eric Kaler

A ceremonial ground breaking for a new wellness center will take place on Monday, September 22, 2014, at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The ceremony, which begins at 12:15 p.m., will be held on the site of the new wellness … Continue reading

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Award Winning Musician Mike Farris to Perform at the U of M Crookston on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at 7 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium

Award-winning musician Mike Farris will perform at the University of Minnesota Crookston. Farris, whose diverse music rooted in early American gospel and blues, will perform on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, in Kiehle Auditorium at 7 p.m. The concert, which is … Continue reading

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U of M Crookston Holds on to Top Spot in U.S. News Best Colleges rankings in category Midwest Top Public Regional Colleges

Marks Second Consecutive Year at Number One and Seventeenth in Top Four For the second year in a row, the University of Minnesota Crookston ranks number one in U.S. News Best Colleges rankings in the category Midwest Top Public Regional … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week September 22-27, 2014, at the U of M Crookston

Celebrating the freedom to read will be the focus during Banned Books Week at the University of Minnesota Crookston. Beginning on Monday, September 22 and running through Saturday, September 27, the week will include public readings, a panel discussion and … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Gas Research Takes to the Golf Course and the U of M Crookston Athletic Field

Greenhouse gas research is a focus of Assistant Professor Katy Nannenga, who teaches environmental science at the University of Minnesota Crookston. In area fields, her work has gone on for almost a decade. Recently, however, the environmental science research has … Continue reading

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U of M Crookston Sponsors F-M RedHawks Game at Newman Outdoor Field in Fargo on Wednesday, August 6

Summertime means time for baseball and the University of Minnesota Crookston will sponsor the FM RedHawks game on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. The RedHawks will face the Witchita Wingnuts at 7:02 p.m. on Newman Outdoor Field, 1515 15th Ave., Fargo, … Continue reading

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Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies at the U of M Crookston Seeks Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Interested in Potential Project Partnership

Entrepreneurs and small business owners can receive valuable assistance through an opportunity offered by the Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies (CRES) at the University of Minnesota Crookston. CRES is seeking regional entrepreneurs and small business owners interested in forming a … Continue reading

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Ken Broin Scholarship Established at U of M Crookston by Frank W. Veden Charitable Trust to Benefit Students in Business

The Frank W. Veden Charitable Trust has made a $100,000 contribution to the University of Minnesota Crookston. The gift, given in memory of the late Ken Broin, who served as its lead trustee for more than a decade, will benefit … Continue reading

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