Author Archives: University of Minnesota Crookston

Avatar of University of Minnesota Crookston

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!

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

Posted in Higher Education, Students | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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

Posted in Agriculture and Natural Resources Department | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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

Posted in Higher Education | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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

Posted in Agriculture and Natural Resources Department, Higher Education, Students | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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

Posted in Faculty, Higher Education | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

Theater Production “Church Basement Ladies” Comes to the Stage at the U of M Crookston; Performances on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, December 13, 14, 15 in Kiehle Auditorium

The musical production “Church Basement Ladies” is based on recipes, food, and change in the church. It’s funny, heartwarming, and down to earth and will bring back memories of people in churches everywhere. This student-directed theatrical production is scheduled in … Continue reading

Posted in Music and theater | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

Local Foods College to begin on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, and Run through Mid-March

Join us for the 2014 Local Foods College. The series of 8 sessions is designed for gardeners and farmers that are part of the growing community-based food system.  Sessions focus on production, food safety and marketing skills. The first session … Continue reading

Posted in Sustainability | Tagged | Comments Off

UM Crookston Senior Kole Pederson, Bejou, Minn., Awarded $5,000 NAAA/BASF Agricultural Aviation Scholarship

University of Minnesota Crookston Senior Kole Pederson, Bejou, Minn., was recently awarded a $5,000 Agricultural Aviation Scholarship, funded by an educational grant provided by BASF and administered by the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA). Pederson, a quadruple major in aviation, … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture and Natural Resources Department, Students | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Agriculture and Natural Resources Activities Day at U of M, Crookston Includes More than 20 Contests for High School Students on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013

December at the University of Minnesota Crookston brings the excitement and challenge of Agriculture and Natural Resources Activities Day. Students from more than 50 high schools, chapters and clubs will be on campus on Friday, December 6, 2013, to compete … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture and Natural Resources Department | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

U of M Crookston Earns Three Additional Accolades for Its Online Degree Programs

The University of Minnesota Crookston recently earned additional recognition for the quality and affordability of its degree programs offered online. Create a Career, an online career and educational resource, ranked the U of M Crookston at #17 nationally among U.S. … Continue reading

Posted in Higher Education | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off