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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!

U of M Crookston Junior and Elementary Education Major Matt Huot, Morris, Minn., Knows Classroom is Like Family

For college students, volunteering, community service, and internships are designed to provide opportunities for personal and professional growth. For Junior Matt Huot, assisting in Kim Davidson’s second-grade classroom at Highland School deepened a passion he has long held for teaching. … Continue reading

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For U of M Crookston Senior Delali Degbey, a Focus on Women and Children Runs through It All

If there is a theme that runs through the life of Senior Delali Degbey, it is centered on the health of women and children. The applied studies major from Lome’, Togo, came to the University of Minnesota Crookston with healthcare … Continue reading

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U of M Crookston Senior Ashley Martell Keeps her Eye on the Goal in the Classroom and on the Court

She’s cool. On the basketball court or in the classroom at the University of Minnesota Crookston, Ashley Martell (in photo, right) keeps it together. With a major in health science and a minor in chemistry, the senior from Somerset Wis., … Continue reading

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Arctic Adventurer Lonnie Dupre to Speak at U of M Crookston on Tuesday, April 28; Presentation begins at 7 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium

Arctic adventurer Lonnie Dupre (in photo) will speak at the University of Minnesota Crookston on Tuesday, April 28. The presentation will take place in Kiehle Auditorium at 7 p.m. The event is free and all are welcome. The presentation by … Continue reading

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U of M Crookston Senior Matt Borowicz, Stephen, Minn., Sinks his Teeth into the Future

Borowicz was a standout. At 6 feet 7 inches, he played both basketball and football for Stephen Argyle Central High School, enjoyed science, and dreamed about going to professional school to study in a health-related field ultimately at the University … Continue reading

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U of M Crookston Senior Pat Hagen Receives Student Conservationist Award at Annual Meeting of Minnesota Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society

Pat Hagen, a wildlife management student and fall 2014 graduate of the University of Minnesota Crookston was recently honored by the Minnesota Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society at their annual meeting hosted by the Northwest Research and … Continue reading

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U of M Crookston Named to 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

For students working together across campus and across the community adds meaning to classroom studies and life. Service by students at the University of Minnesota Crookston was recognized recently when the campus was named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education … Continue reading

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Confucius Institute at U of M Crookston Presents Chinese New Year Celebration on Thursday. Feb. 19, 2015; Celebration begins at 5 p.m. in Bede Ballroom

The Confucius Institute at the University of Minnesota Crookston will present an Evening of Chinese New Year Celebration on Thursday, February 19, at 5 p.m. in Bede Ballroom. The event is open to the public. Admission is $5 per person, … Continue reading

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University of Minnesota Crookston Earns Various Accolades Including Ranking Among the Safest College Campuses in the U.S.

The U of M Crookston recently earned acknowledgment and accolades regarding safety, affordability, and quality from a number of organizations. USA TODAY College has listed the U of M Crookston at number five among the ten “safest college campuses in … Continue reading

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Forty Years of Fun Celebrated during Ag Arama on January 30-31, 2015

A campus legacy continues with hosting of the 40th annual Ag Arama at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The weekend of events, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, January 30-31, 2015, is hosted by the Agriculture and Natural Resources Department and … Continue reading

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