News Archives

Filter by Title or Content
Filter by Year
Filter by Category
  • October 3, 2017
    Recognition of the Outstanding Alumni, the recipient of the Abbey Award, and the induction ceremony for the Athletic Hall of Fame took place during the annual Alumni Awards Celebration on Friday, September 29.
  • October 2, 2017
    Former National Football League (NFL) quarterback Ryan Leaf will be the featured speaker for National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week.
  • October 2, 2017
    Associate Professor Matt Simmons and his students heated things up during their first lab of the semester. Simmons had his Habitat Restoration class out to the Pankratz Prairie area near Crookston for a prescribed burn.
  • September 29, 2017
    Homecoming royalty were crowned at the University of Minnesota Crookston on Thursday evening in Lysaker Gymnasium during this year's Spirit Rally. The homecoming king and queen are chosen by a vote of the student body.
  • September 28, 2017
    The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) and a number of its online academic degree programs have earned national rankings from various organizations and online resources.
  • September 27, 2017
    The Clothesline Project is an annual event sponsored by Student Health, the Office of Community Engagement, Polk County Coordinated Victim Services and Community Health Service, Inc. Come check out the display Tuesday and Wednesday, October 10 and 11 from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. in Bede Ballroom A, B and C.
  • September 25, 2017
    This summer, Selena Young, 20, of Plymouth, Minnesota, spent three weeks in Thailand helping animals, discovering Thai culture, and learning hands-on what it’s like to be a veterinarian. Traveling with study-abroad organization Loop Abroad, Selena was selected as part of a small team that volunteered giving care at a dog shelter and spent a week working directly with rescued elephants at an elephant sanctuary.
  • September 20, 2017
    The establishment of a dedicated research space at the University of Minnesota Crookston will open a myriad of possibilities. A new laboratory officially referred to as the University of Minnesota Crookston Center for Collaborative Research (UMC-CCR), will become a reality thanks to investment by the U of M Crookston and a grant from the University of Minnesota’s Office of the Vice President for Research.
  • September 12, 2017
    The University of Minnesota Crookston tops the list in the latest rankings from U.S. News released in early September. In the category Midwest Top Public Regional Colleges for 2018, the U of M Crookston moves into first up from its third place ranking in 2017. The campus has ranked in the top 3 consecutively for 21 years including a number of times in the top slot.
  • September 11, 2017
    Global business professional and entrepreneur Danny Briere will be a featured guest speaker on Tuesday, September 19, at noon in the Peterson Classroom, Heritage Hall.
  • September 8, 2017
    Studying abroad is much more than an opportunity for students to travel. For Charli Schocker, an agricultural education major at the University of Minnesota Crookston from Hines, Minn., a learning abroad trip to New Zealand is proof.
  • September 8, 2017
    The Northwest Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnership and Bemidji Community Food Shelf will host a public open house as the Deep Winter Greenhouse Prototype 2.0 finishes construction.
  • September 6, 2017
    Homecoming festivities will be held at the University of Minnesota Crookston the weekend of September 29-30, 2017, and this year’s activities feature something for everyone. The theme for Homecoming 2017 is “Bleed Maroon, Finish Gold.”
  • August 25, 2017
    U of M Crookston researchers John Loegering and Anthony Schroeder will present during Minnesota Sparks, a series of outreach events to bring University of Minnesota researchers—who are tackling the state’s most critical issues—into conversation with communities across Greater Minnesota.
  • August 25, 2017
    Brent Reed, a junior from Arlington, Texas, shows his love for people on and off the football field. Majoring in exercise science and wellness at the University of Minnesota Crookston, Reed works hard to positively influence the lives he comes into contact with on campus and in the community.
  • August 25, 2017
    Professional musicians and race-relations experts Arno Michaelis and Daryl Davis, once performed on stages that were ideologically worlds apart. But, now, the former racist skinhead and the race relations expert are breaking the rules of racism. They will bring their message to the University of Minnesota Crookston in their presentation, “No Place for Hate” on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium.
  • August 24, 2017
    The Office of the Registrar at the University of Minnesota Crookston recently announced its list of summer 2017 graduates. Students completed their degree requirements during summer session 2017.
  • August 16, 2017
    Her major came as a bit of a surprise even to her. When Natalye Kobetsky, Grand Forks, N.D., transferred to the University of Minnesota Crookston, she planned to major in business management. And, she is, but the surprise came after visiting with friends and realizing she wanted to major in agriculture as well.
  • August 3, 2017
    For 2014 graduate DeAndra (O’Connell) Navratil, a class with Associate Professor Katy Chapman sparked a future career or at least influenced it.
  • August 1, 2017
    Fall semester classes begin August 22 at the University of Minnesota Crookston but the campus is already preparing to welcome back student-athletes on Tuesday, August 8. Along with the return of students for the new academic year and the anticipation of athletic competition, the campus is actively preparing for fall semester.
  • August 1, 2017
    The University of Minnesota Crookston recently earned a number of accolades for the educational quality of both its online and on-campus programs. The recognition comes from a variety of sources.
  • August 1, 2017
    L'Ambizioso (Lam-beetzi-oatzo) Duo will perform a concert on Monday, August 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorioum. Sponsored in part by a grant from the Minnesota Arts Council, the concert is free and open to the public.
  • July 31, 2017
    Building a home away from home for University of Minnesota Crookston students is the objective of a new program launching this fall on the campus. The purpose of the Community Host Program is to facilitate informal friendships and networking for first-year students at the U of M Crookston with local community members, faculty and staff, and alumni.
  • July 28, 2017
    The 27th annual tournament raised more than $8,000 with a total of 16 teams of 79 golfers participating and helped endow the Football Alumni Scholarship.
  • July 28, 2017
    The 2017 Ox Cart Days festival will kick off with the annual Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at the University of Minnesota Crookston from 3 to 5 p.m. on the Campus Mall.