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U of M student start-ups win 2016 Acara Challenge with innovative impact ventures

Student-run impact ventures focused on providing clean water through micro-entrepreneurs and bringing fashion and healing together to empower and employ Native Americans have been selected Gold Level winners of the 2016 Acara Challenge, a competition held by the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment in partnership with the College of Science and Engineering and the Carlson School of Management.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-m-student-start-ups-win-2016-acara-challenge-innovative-impact-ventures-0
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

U of M to host Minnesota Sparks events throughout Greater Minnesota

Beginning in March 2016, the University of Minnesota launches Minnesota Sparks, a series of outreach events to bring its researchers—who are tackling the state’s most critical issues—into conversation with communities across Greater Minnesota.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-m-host-minnesota-sparks-events-throughout-greater-minnesota
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

U of M Twin Cities Recognized as Top-Producer of Fulbright Student Awards

In a recent announcement by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities ranks sixth in the nation among public universities in the number of 2015-2016 Fulbright Program student awards.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-m-twin-cities-recognized-top-producer-fulbright-student-awards-0
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

U of M moves to No. 3 on Peace Corps’ annual Top Schools list

With 59 graduates currently serving abroad in the Peace Corps, the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities ranks No. 3 nationally on the Peace Corps' Top Colleges annual list.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-m-moves-no-3-peace-corps-annual-top-schools-list
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

Local Musicians Talk Creativity, Mental Health to U of M Students

Adam Levy, frontman for the Honeydogs, Mina Moore, Claire Monesterio of GRRRL PRTY and Johnny and Molly Solomon of Communist Daughter will speak and perform at Music and the Mind Unplugged Tuesday, February 9.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/local-musicians-talk-creativity-mental-health-u-m-students
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

U of M Twin Cities Awarded $374,000 to Support Student Internships

The U of M has been awarded a three-year, $374,000 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. An anticipated 170 new paid internships will be created during the 2015-2018 academic years.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/u-m-twin-cities-awarded-374000-support-student-internships
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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