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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!

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

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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

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Salish Educator Julie Cajune and Flutist Gary Stroutsos to Perform at 7 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 20, 2013, in the Kiehle Auditorum at the U of M Crookston

Salish educator Julie Cajune and world flutist Gary Stroutsos will provide a performance of story and poetry interwoven with music. Some prose is from Cajune and co-write Jennifer Finley’s play “Belief.” Cajune will also share tribal and family histories that … Continue reading

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Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies Seeks Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Interested in Potential Project Partnership; Deadline for spring semester is Tuesday, December 10

Entrepreneurs and small business owners can receive valuable help 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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Tashi Gurung, senior at UM Crookston from Nepal, Recognized with Prestigious U of M SEED Award

An environmental sciences major at the University of Minnesota Crookston is the most recent recipient of the prestigious Scholarly Excellence in Equity and Diversity (SEED) award. Senior Tashi Gurung (at right), who came to the UM Crookston from Nepal, will … Continue reading

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University of Minnesota Crookston Alumni Association (UMCAA) hosts an alumni social on Thursday, November 14, 2013, in Fargo

The University of Minnesota Crookston Alumni Association (UMCAA) will host an alumni social on Thursday, November 14, 2013, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Fargo Billiards & Gastropub, 3234 43rd St S, Fargo ND 58104. Refreshments will be served. This … Continue reading

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U of M Crookston Torch & Shield Award Recipients for 2013 Honored

Honoring those who have aided in the development of the University of Minnesota Crookston, the Northwest Research and Outreach Center (NWROC), and Extension is the purpose of the Torch & Shield award. This celebration of leadership is the highest honor … Continue reading

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Senior Ashlynn Hartung, Lindstrom, Minn., Designs Extreme Makeover in Classroom at the U of M Crookston

Senior Ashlynn Hartung, a double major in horticulture and golf and turf management at the University of Minnesota Crookston is taking a classroom through an extreme makeover. The senior from Lindstrom, Minn., is using her artistic ability to transform the … Continue reading

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UM Crookston Team Wins First Place in Wildlife Quiz Bowl held at the Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society held October 5-10, 2013, in Milwaukee, Wis.

It was down to the last few seconds when the answer to a question on herpetology led the University of Minnesota Crookston to victory in the Wildlife Quiz Bowl held at the annual conference of The Wildlife Society. The conference … Continue reading

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UM Crookston Horticulture Students Place First at Mid-American Horticultural Society (MACHS) Competition held at University of Wisconsin River Falls on October 3-5, 2013

Four seniors from the University of Minnesota Crookston took home top honors over the weekend at the Mid-American Horticultural Society (MACHS) competition at the University of Wisconsin River Falls. The horticulture majors making up the first place team included Catlin … Continue reading

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