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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!

Workshops on Social Media and Government Contracting for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners on Tuesday, February 18 and Thursday, February 20, 2014, at the U of M Crookston

Two workshops designed for small business owners and entrepreneurs are slated for February at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The topics will include the basics of getting your business online and social media tools that can lead to business success … Continue reading

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U of M Crookston Senior Dustin Smith Selected to Attend USDA 2014 Agricultural Outlook Forum February 20-21, 2014

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the selection of 30 university students to attend USDA’s 2014 Agricultural Outlook Forum, titled “The Changing Face of Agriculture,” to be held Feb. 20- 21, 2014, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va. … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship Major Offers Unique Advantage to Business Students at U of M Crookston

The underlying quality of a successful entrepreneur is the ability to create and develop sustainable business ideas and adapt to changing conditions. A new major in entrepreneurship in the Business Department at the University of Minnesota Crookston will offer students … Continue reading

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Justin Knebel Memorial Ice Fishing Tournament Slated for Saturday, February 1, 2014, at Zippel Bay Resort on Lake of the Woods, Williams, Minn.

Fish for prizes and support scholarships during the 4th Annual Justin Knebel Memorial Ice Fishing Tournament to be held Saturday, February 1, 2014. The tournament, which supports scholarships at the University of Minnesota Crookston, will be held at Zippel Bay … Continue reading

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Again Listed Among the Nation’s Best: U of M Crookston Earns Place in U.S.News & World Report’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs

U.S.News and World Report has ranked the University of Minnesota Crookston among colleges and universities offering the nation’s “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs” for 2014. The U of M Crookston was, again, ranked in the top quartile at #69 out of … Continue reading

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Author and Historian to Speak at UM Crookston on Monday, January 20, 2014, in Kiehle Auditorium; “Civil Rights Then and Now: Reflections on the King Years” begins at 7 p.m.

Pulitzer Prize winning author and historian Taylor Branch will present “Civil Rights Then and Now: Reflections on the King Years” in the Kiehle Auditorium at the University of Minnesota Crookston on Monday, January 20, 2014, at 7 p.m. The event … Continue reading

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39th Annual Ag Arama on Saturday, January 25, 2014, Welcomes Everyone “Down on the Farm” at UM Crookston; Dedication of Ag Arama 2014 to Susan Jacobson

A campus legacy continues with hosting of the 39th annual Ag Arama at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The weekend of events, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, January 24-25, 2014, is hosted by the Agriculture and Natural Resources Department and … Continue reading

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Excitement Builds Around Visit by Pulitzer Prize Winning Author and Historian Taylor Branch on January 20, 2014, at U of M Crookston

Excitement is building around the upcoming presentation by Pulitzer Prize winning author and historian Taylor Branch on January 20, 2014, at 7 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The presentation, Civil Rights Then and Now: Reflections … Continue reading

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Collegiate Crops Team from UM Crookston Places Third in National Collegiate Crops Contests

The national crops judging contests have a long and celebrated history. The University of Minnesota, Crookston Collegiate Crops Teams have been a part of that history since 1967, and this year, the team from the Crookston campus placed third in … Continue reading

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Poinsettias are in Bloom at U of M, Crookston Greenhouses; Horticulture students prepare for the holidays early in the semester

Hundreds of rooted poinsettia cuttings arrive in August at the University of Minnesota Crookston in anticipation of another holiday season. Under the skill and coaxing of students involved in the commercial floriculture class, those cuttings develop into a beautiful poinsettia … Continue reading

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