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  • August 3, 2021
    UMN Crookston is partnering with the Crookston Ox Cart Days festival committee in giving away three golden tickets and Golden Eagle athletic passes during the Community S’mores event Friday, August 20 at 5 p.m. at Downtown Square during Ox Cart Days.
  • August 3, 2021
    To make a long story short, and easier to grasp, there is one significant difference that separates software engineering and computer science. A difference that lies within the occupation itself: software! When thinking of computer science, the main focus is the hardware of the computer. Things such as computing (obviously), analysis, data storage and applications, etc. However, software engineering contains more of the ‘fine-tuning’ aspects of computer science and technology. For instance, the internal programming and operating information known as software. As a software engineer, the goal is to design, maintain, test and produce the software that is used by computer scientists. To say the least, they are two sides of the same coin, one profession would be less useful without the other. Software engineers, such as those who attend University of Minnesota Crookston, use the analysis and outlines of computer scientists that allows them to develop seamless frameworks and software programs.
  • August 2, 2021
    University of Minnesota Crookston alumna Vanessa Robbins gave back to her alma mater for everything it gave her by providing two pieces of art that will be displayed on campus in the Office of Admissions.
  • August 2, 2021
    “I am excited to share that Mark Huglen, Ph.D. has accepted the role of Acting Division Head for Business, Arts, and Education beginning August 2,” said Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs, John Hoffman, Ph.D. Hoffman said while the title “Division Head” follows University of Minnesota naming conventions for the Crookston campus, the scale and scope of responsibilities reflect those of an academic dean at campuses of similar size and complexity.
  • July 30, 2021
    Real. Hands on. Ready. At the University of Minnesota Crookston, those words make up the motto of the Exercise Science and Wellness program. UMN Crookston offers a unique experience that many students at other colleges and universities are deprived of; experiential learning. When it comes to exercise science and physiology, you will rarely find yourself at a desk.
  • July 29, 2021
    The equine arena in the University Teaching and Outreach Center (UTOC) on the University of Minnesota Crookston Campus has been named the Charles H. Casey Equine Arena in honor of the former Chancellor and U of M Regent.
  • July 28, 2021
    The University of Minnesota Crookston prides itself on preparing students to be career ready once they walk across the stage with their University of Minnesota diploma.
  • July 28, 2021
    The Northwest Research and Outreach Center along with the Office of Outreach & Engagement at the University of Minnesota Crookston will host the annual Ox Cart Days Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, August 18, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the University Teaching and Outreach Center (UTOC) Lot J (rain site: Northern Lights Lounge, Sargeant Student Center).
  • July 21, 2021
    Together, UMN Crookston and the Northwest Research and Outreach Center (NWROC) will honor thirty-five faculty and staff who have departed the campus just prior and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • July 20, 2021
    North Dakota State University Greenhouse Manager, Julie Hochhalter, 2001, said her training at UMN Crookston has been a tremendous help in her current position. “I graduated in 2001 with a degree in plant industries management, horticulture and have been managing the Jack Dalrymple Agriculture Research Complex since it opened in 2010,” said Hochhalter.
  • July 20, 2021
    UMC Teambackers held their 31st annual UMC Teambackers Golf Classic presented by Altru at Minakwa Golf Course in Crookston Friday, July 16, 2021. The event was to raise money for athletic scholarships at UMN Crookston. UMC Teambackers made more than $5,500 in the raffle and over $11,000 from the golf tournament.
  • July 19, 2021
    Northwest Minnesota high school students from Crookston, Grand Rapids, Ada and Barnesville attended the annual Minnesota Youth Institute, where students partner with U of M Crookston to get a global perspective on important challenges and connect with other students throughout Minnesota to improve food security and fight the battle on world hunger. However, due to COVID-19, the Northern Great Plains Youth Institute at the University of Minnesota Crookston was postponed, but with this being a scholarship event, it had no problem drawing the interest of many. Students were fortunate enough to participate in the Twin Cities virtual event hosted in May. This year’s Minnesota Youth Institute, while virtual, was a collaboration within participating campuses throughout the U of M system, including an admired effort from Crookston.
  • July 19, 2021
    The Northwest School of Agriculture (NWSA) Alumni Association welcomes alumni back to the University of Minnesota Crookston campus Thursday, August 19, 2021, for their annual reunion. This year's reunion is an all-school reunion and all alumni of the Northwest School of Agriculture are encouraged to attend. For information or to register for the alumni reunion, contact Angelika Huglen in the Office of University and Alumni Relations at 218-281-8401.
  • July 13, 2021
    Grace Guyette, UMN Crookston natural resource management senior from Osakis, Minn., says she has the best of both worlds. Guyette, 27,, a transfer student who is older than average, says by combining her nursing degree with the knowledge she is gaining in natural resource management at UMN Crookston that the real, hands-on, ready means she will be ready to go when she graduates in December.
  • July 12, 2021
    UMN Crookston has been offering degrees in golf and turf management for over 20 years. Individuals in this program certainly score a hole-in-one when it comes to the variety of opportunities, internships, and careers offered by over 400 golf courses throughout Minnesota and over 15,000 courses nationwide. The variety in this industry is rewarding and both Brady Nolan and Mark Michalski’s achievements display this.
  • July 9, 2021
    Night to Unite’s annual celebration of communities and law enforcement will be held on the University of Minnesota Crookston campus.
  • July 8, 2021
    CROOKSTON, Minn. - This week, the work of UMN Crookston horticulture student Marina Wiley will be on display. Wiley, a horticulture major from International Falls, Minn., will have her independent study as part of the Polk County Fair July 7-11 at the Polk County Fair Grounds in Fertile, Minn.
  • July 7, 2021
    CROOKSTON, Minn. - The UMC Teambackers held a business after hours tailgate Tuesday, June 29 on the campus of the University of Minnesota Crookston. The event was a celebration of summer and an opportunity for people to socialize and to foster community on campus.
  • June 30, 2021
    Dewey Thorbeck, FAIA is the author of three books on the discipline writes that rural design “is a methodology to help shape rural and urban landscapes before climate change and concerns for food, water, housing, and energy production become critical.”
  • June 25, 2021
    Bailey & Mercedes are two students at the University of Minnesota Crookston. They explore the local life: Golden Eagle Style. They take you on adventures around campus and the Crookston area! Tune in every week to see what they're up to next!
  • June 23, 2021
    The University of Minnesota Crookston trap shooting team is entering their third year as a competitive team at a four-year university. The Golden Eagles have found instant success in their first two seasons as a team under Head Coach Andy Gjerswold. Minnesota Crookston has placed second in both 2019 and 2020 in the USA College Clay Target League 1A – Conference 2.
  • June 22, 2021
    Tuesday, June 29th join the UMC Teambackers, in lot G, for an after hour tailgate. Associate Development Officer, Derek Martin said the tailgate is the perfect opportunity to celebrate summer as we begin to come back to campus.
  • June 21, 2021
    We have had a number of new people join us on campus in the last few weeks. Many events are planned on campus this summer and we are thrilled to have things start to open up.
  • June 8, 2021
    Griffin Gillespie was hired as Director of Human Resources and Mitchell Berg, Ph.D., was hired as Associate Director, Veden Center for Rural Economic Development
  • June 8, 2021
    The University of Minnesota Crookston added Kirby Newhouse as Director of the Disability Resource Center and Dr. Jacob Isaacs as the Director of Student Success and Academic Advising.