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  • October 3, 2005
    The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) held a ground breaking for Centennial Hall, an 84-bed residence hall on the campus.
  • October 3, 2005
    The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) announced the winner of the first Maroon & Gold Fridays’ office party for September.
  • September 28, 2005
    Local author and poet Gene Miller will discuss his book Thinkin’ of You at the University of Minnesota Crookston Bookstore, located in the new student center on the UMC campus at 2900 University Avenue, on Friday, September 30 at 2:30 p.m.
  • September 27, 2005
    The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) honored four outstanding alumni and inducted three into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, September 23 as part of Homecoming 2005.
  • September 26, 2005
    Businesses, organizations and farms who wish to market themselves as a “green tourism” destination in northwestern Minnesota can apply to be included in a new brochure being developed for the region.
  • September 23, 2005
    Bestselling author Jim Wallis will speak on Saturday, October 1 in the Kiehle Auditorium on the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) campus.
  • September 20, 2005
    Best selling author Will Weaver will discuss his book Barns of Minnesota at the University of Minnesota Crookston Bookstore, located in the new student center on the UMC campus at 2900 University Avenue, on Saturday, September 24 at 12:30 p.m.
  • September 16, 2005
    The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) will host several events to increase awareness diversity as one of the campus’ core values, as well as strengthen and embrace the value of all people.
  • September 16, 2005
    UMC is making online courses available to students whose colleges and universities shut down by hurricane Katrina.
  • September 13, 2005
    The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) welcomed a new chancellor this week. Dr. Charles Casey took over the leadership of the campus as chancellor on Monday, September 12 following his approval by the University of Minnesota Board of Regents last week.
  • September 13, 2005
    The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) will dedicate their new student center on September 30.
  • September 13, 2005
    The annual University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) Outstanding alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremonies will be held Friday, September 23, in Bede Ballroom in the new student center on the UMC campus.
  • September 13, 2005
    The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) will celebrate homecoming next week with activities taking place beginning Monday, September 19 and running through the Saturday, September 24. Theme for the week is “Aggie Legacy…Golden Eagle Destiny” and is a centennial homecoming celebration.
  • September 9, 2005
    Dr. William Schwalm from the University of North Dakota (UND) has received a grant from the National Science Foundation that will allow a collaboration with Dr. David DeMuth from the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) for the project entitled “Collaborative Research: Adaptation of the University of Minnesota Problem Solving Labs for the Introductory Physics Sequence.” This will involve curriculum development at both UMC and UND through cooperative effort.
  • September 2, 2005
    The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) would welcome students are enrolled in areas affected by Hurricane Katrina.
  • September 2, 2005
    The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) recently announced the hiring of an admissions director. Rick Eber, who most recently served as director of admissions for Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka, Alaska, will be joining the admissions office October 3rd.
  • September 2, 2005
    On Friday, September 9, the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) will dedicate a time capsule at 12:00 p.m. in the Prairie Room in the new student center. The dedication will recognize both the Northwest School of Agriculture (NWSA) and UMC, as well as commemorate the centennial of the campus.
  • August 26, 2005
    Tanya Nelson, a Certified Medical Assistant at Altru Heath Systems in Grand Forks has been awarded the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) Online Scholarship. She is the first-ever recipient of the online scholarship, which was established in 2005.
  • August 23, 2005
    The summer is finally winding down and everybody is thinking about school, which means fall is close behind. Many dread the shorter days and the turning of the leaves, but for a local grower the fall harvest (or in our neck of the woods, the end-of-summer harvest) is an exciting time.
  • August 23, 2005
    In early May, Garden of the North planning consultants Jason Aune and Michael Fischer of LHB, Inc. revealed some of the big ideas and concepts which emerged from input sessions, community and campus tours, and analysis of numerous maps over 2 days. The planning focused primarily on the University campus but also took a broad look at the connectivity between the campus and the community.
  • August 22, 2005
    The Office of the Registrar at the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) recently announced its list of summer 2005 graduates.
  • August 19, 2005
    The University of Minnesota Crookston, (UMC) has been ranked one of the best public colleges in the Midwest for a eighth consecutive year, according to U.S. News and World Report’s rankings for 2006.
  • August 17, 2005
    Well, if you’ve swum in a body of water at some point in your life, you’ve probably swallowed some water accidentally at one point or another. If that’s the case, Dr. Brian Dingmann said, you’ve more than likely eaten some rotifers.
  • August 17, 2005
    The Instructional Technology Center at the University of Minnesota Crookston typically doesn’t hire student interns over the summer. But this summer at the UMC ITC isn’t just any summer. Charged with the task of overhauling the campus’ entire Website – more than 17,000 individual Web pages in all – meant that ITC staff members Steve Hannah and Kelly Nelson needed some reinforcements.
  • August 17, 2005
    Union Pacific Railroad is in the same situation as most companies in the United States where top management level employees will be retiring in the next 10 to 15 years. With that in mind Union Pacific (UP) has established Union Pacific's College Center which will enable UP the opportunity to grow management positions within the ranks and the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) is one of the schools that will help them do it.

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