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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!

Campus Garden Dedication in Honor of Allen and Freda Pederson Slated for Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at the U of M Crookston; Dedication at noon at garden location on the north side of campus near the Valley Technology Park

The public is invited to attend a dedication of a campus garden at the University of Minnesota Crookston on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. The garden, located on the north side of campus near the Valley Technology Park, will be dedicated … Continue reading

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Fourth Annual ALD Pi Run Set for Saturday, April 26, 2014; 5K and 10K races begin at 10 a.m. at Highland School, Crookston, Minn.

All proceeds to benefit the Carnegie Library Restoration Project Fund and the U of M Crookston Bone Marrow Registry Drive. Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) at the University of Minnesota Crookston is hosting the third annual Pi Run on Saturday, April … Continue reading

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Georgia’s Important Bird Area Coordinator Charlie Muise to Present Thursday, April 3, 2014, at the U of M Crookston

Bird conservation will be the focus of a presentation by Charlie Muise Georgia’s Important Bird coordinator on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The program will take place at 7 p.m. in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student … Continue reading

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U of M Crookston Professor Dan Svedarsky Receives Education Award from the Minnesota Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society

Dan Svedarsky, professor in the Agriculture and Natural Resources Department at the University of Minnesota Crookston, was recently honored with the 2014 Education Award. Presented by the Minnesota Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society, Svedarsky received the recognition … Continue reading

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River Watch Recognizes U of M Crookston’s Laura Bell with Voyageur Award for 2014

She has been a part of River Watch since she was a freshman in high school, first as a student in their pilot program. Today, Laura Bell (photo, right) is lab services coordinator in the Agriculture and Natural Resources Department … Continue reading

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65th Western Minnesota Regional Science Fair on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at the U of M Crookston

Students will have the opportunity to showcase their science projects and compete at the 65th Annual Western Minnesota Regional Science Fair to be hosted at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The science fair slated for Saturday, March 1, 2014, in … Continue reading

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Lantern New Year Celebration Features Area Students and CAAM Chinese Dance Theater Saturday, February 22, 2014, including Workshops, Dinner, and Performance

Area students have been preparing since November for the opportunity to perform with the CAAM Chinese Dance Theater dancers as part of the Lantern New Year Celebration at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The activities begin at 2 p.m. with … Continue reading

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Third Annual Clean Water for Everyone Dinner to be held on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center

A project which has successfully provided clean drinking water and sanitation in developing countries is in its third year at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The Clean Water for Everyone annual dinner, which helps to fund the Clean Water for … Continue reading

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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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