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  • September 20, 2018
    Homecoming festivities will be held at the University of Minnesota Crookston the weekend of September 28-30, 2018, and this year’s activities feature something for everyone. The theme for Homecoming 2018 is “There’s No Place Like Homecoming.”
  • September 20, 2018
    Celebrate northern Minnesota grown foods in the inaugural Farm to Table dinner, Friday, November 2, 2018, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the University of Minnesota Crookston. Start the evening with a demonstration by the hunt seat equestrian team in the University Teaching and Outreach Center followed by dinner in at 6 Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center. The meal, served family style, will be prepared by local chefs and feature foods grown by U of M Crookston students, alumni, and friends.
  • September 20, 2018
    The University of Minnesota Crookston will celebrate Banned Books Week from Monday, October 1, through Friday, October 5, 2018. The public is invited to attend activities during Banned Books Week.
  • September 13, 2018
    Refuse to Lose - Four Ways to Become a Guaranteed Student Success Story" by speaker Odell Bizzell will be the feature of Thursday Commons on September 20, from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center.
  • September 10, 2018
    The University of Minnesota Crookston has been ranked one of the best in the latest rankings from U.S.News released in early September. In the category Midwest Top Public Regional Colleges for 2019, the U of M Crookston ranked in the number two spot. The campus has ranked in the top 4 consecutively for 22 years.
  • September 3, 2018
    A student work-study job in the greenhouse at the University of Minnesota Crookston helped lead to a major in horticulture for senior Heidi Shol Reitmeier, Crookston, Minn.
  • August 31, 2018
    U of M Crookston Chancellor Mary Holz-Clause understands the importance of a university’s outreach activities and engagement with its local community and region.
  • August 30, 2018
    A Minnesota Education Fair (MEF) for all high school students and their parents will be held at the University of Minnesota Crookston on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
  • August 27, 2018
    Faculty and staff came back this fall to the opening of a new research space at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The Center for Collaborative Research opened on Tuesday, August 14 to an enthusiastic crowd of faculty and staff who had looked forward to its opening since the project received funding in fall 2017.
  • August 23, 2018
    The Office of the Registrar at the University of Minnesota Crookston recently announced its list of summer 2018 graduates.
  • August 17, 2018
    Children dream of becoming astronauts, dancers, actors, or doctors when they grow up. For a young Richard Cobble, he knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: an officer. One day when Cobble was in first grade, a local police officer came to his elementary school to speak about the popular Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program.
  • August 14, 2018
    The University of Minnesota Crookston invites community members to become a part of the Community Host Program. The Office of Student & Family Experience will be sponsoring its second year of the program designed to facilitate informal friendships between U of M Crookston students and members of the Crookston community.
  • August 13, 2018
    Fall semester classes begin Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at the University of Minnesota Crookston but the campus is already buzzing with the return of student-athletes for the beginning of their fall practice schedule.
  • August 8, 2018
    The University of Minnesota Crookston has again been named one of the best colleges in the Midwest according to The Princeton Review, a nationally known education services company. The U of M Crookston is one of 160 institutions The Princeton Review recommends in its "Best Midwestern" section of its website feature, "2019 Best Regional Colleges," that posted August 7, 2018, on
  • August 8, 2018
    University Relations will host the annual Ox Cart Days Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, August 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Peterson Gazebo on the Campus Mall (rain site: Northern Lights Lounge, Sargeant Student Center).
  • August 8, 2018
    The University of Minnesota Crookston Teambacker Golf Classic Altru Cup was held Friday, July 20, 2018, at Minakwa Golf Course in Crookston, Minn. The 28th annual golf scramble raised more than $12,000 for the Bill & Mary Tyrrell Scholarship which benefits U of M Crookston student-athletes.
  • August 7, 2018
    University of Minnesota Crookston and Red Lake Nation College (RLNC) announced a new comprehensive Dual Admissions agreement. The agreement establishes a cooperative academic relationship between the two institutions. RLNC president Dan King and U of M Crookston Chancellor Mary Holz-Clause signed the new memorandum of agreement on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, providing access and opportunity for students from both institutions.
  • July 31, 2018
    It isn’t necessary to go to the ocean to find a sponge. In the sunlight dappled waters of a Minnesota stream or lake, a freshwater sponge might be thriving.
  • July 27, 2018
    She followed in her sisters’ footsteps when she chose to attend the University of Minnesota Crookston, but Senior Bethany Novak has made her own way and carved her own path.
  • July 19, 2018
    The Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators (MAAE) presented University of Minnesota Crookston Professor Lyle Westrom with the MAAE Presidential Award of Merit at their annual summer conference banquet on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
  • July 18, 2018
    When it comes to tradition at the University of Minnesota Crookston, Ag Arama is one of the most longstanding. For more than 40 years, students have had an opportunity to showcase their knowledge and skills in contests related to agriculture and natural resources. Overseeing this multifaceted event in 2018 was Logan Milligan, the Ag Arama president.
  • July 13, 2018
    A compilation of features about students at the University of Minnesota Crookston.
  • July 2, 2018
    Alumni from the Northwest School of Agriculture (NWSA) gathered for their annual reunion on Saturday, June 30, 2018, on the campus of the University of Minnesota Crookston. This year’s all-school reunion included some 225 alumni and guests celebrating their return to campus.
  • June 27, 2018
    Of the newly minted alumni who were looking for their first job as a professional, Kate Howell was one who knew where she was headed.
  • June 27, 2018
    University of Minnesota Crookston alumna Maggie Gibbons 2017 is truly extraordinary. She loves talking about Harry Potter, playing soccer, and is passionate about animals. Gibbons graduated fall semester of 2017 earning her degree in natural resources with an emphasis in wildlife management and a minor in biology.