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Cosmo Girl! lists UMM among 100 best colleges for women.
The University of Minnesota, Morris offers an extraordinary college experience for women, says Cosmo Girl! UMM is listed among 100 colleges nationwide in Cosmo Girl!'s 100 Best
supplement to the October 2007 issue. Read more.
Campus Historic Preservation Plan receives Minnesota Preservation Award.
The UMM Historic Preservation Plan was awarded the Minnesota Preservation Award this month. The plan was honored in the Stewardship Award category and praised as "one of the most
comprehensive in the nation." Read more.
Princeton Review designates UMM "Best in the Midwest"... again.
The University of Minnesota, Morris has again been designated as "Best in the Midwest" in The Princeton Review's 2008 survey of college students. UMM is one of only 161 colleges and universities named. Outstanding
professors, financial assistance and campus atmosphere were among the positive aspects mentioned by students.
UMM lauded by Barron's.
The University of Minnesota, Morris is one of the Best Buys in College
Education, according to Barron's Ninth Edition. Colleges are
selected to appear in the publication based on various criteria, including
tuition rates as well as the results of a questionnaire that is completed
by the dean of students and by students. Read
UMM Center receives Carter Partnership Award.
The Center for Small Towns at UMM and the City of Morris together won the
2006 Carter Partnership Award for Campus-Community Collaboration. The
award was presented by Minnesota Campus Compact during ceremonies held
October 30, 2006 at the St. Paul RiverCentre. Read
UMM joins inaugural committee on renewable energy.
UMM will join only 25 institutions nationwide in creating a national
higher education steering committee on renewable energy. Lowell
Rasmussen, UMM's associate vice chancellor for physical plant and master
planning, has been invited to serve as a founding member of the Higher
Education Steering Committee (HEC) of the American Council on Renewable
Energy (ACORE). Rasmussen has played a significant role within the
University of Minnesota in initiating renewable energy projects and
developing partnerships across the University that advance sustainable
energy priorities. Read more.
Six years in a row!
UMM is again ranked number four in the list of five top public liberal
arts colleges in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2007
rankings of America's Best Colleges. This is the sixth consecutive year
that UMM has achieved this status and has been the only college in the
Midwest on the list. Read
The Princeton Review names UMM a Best Midwestern College.
UMM is one of 163 colleges named a Best Midwestern College by The
Princeton Review in its 2007 Best 361 Colleges rankings. The publication's
goal is to "identify some of the colleges and universities that [they]
feel stand out within each region." Read more.
Kiplinger's ranks UMM among best values in the nation.
UMM ranked ninth among top schools as a best value for out-of-state
students in the latest Kiplinger's Personal Finance survey of the 100 best
values among public higher education institutions. UMM was the only
Minnesota university to make the list. Read
First Washington Monthly lauds UMM.
The University of Minnesota, Morris recently received another national accolade: UMM has been ranked third nationally among all public liberal arts
colleges in the first annual Washington Monthly College Guide.
UMM praised for on-site power generation.
The University of Minnesota, Morris has received a 2005 Green Power Leadership Award for on-site generation. The award will be presented during the
Tenth National Green Power Marketing Conference to be held October 24-26 in Austin, Texas.
"While the competition was impressive, only the best nominations made it to the top," said Pam Bloch Mendelson, In Town Consulting for
U.S. Department of Energy Central Regional Office.
UMM among top five public liberal arts colleges in nation, says
For the fifth straight year, the University of Minnesota, Morris is ranked
in the list of five top public liberal arts colleges in the nation by
U.S. News & World Report in its 2006 rankings of America's Best
Colleges. UMM continues as the only college in the Midwest to appear on
the list. Read
Fiske Guide names UMM "best college buy."
A national college guide has again declared about the University of
Minnesota, Morris what many already know: UMM is "...one of the best
public liberal arts colleges in the country."
UMM recognized by EPA as green power partner
The University of Minnesota, Morris (UMM) has been recognized as a green
power partner by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Morris
campus has a long-standing tradition of students, faculty and staff
working together to promote resource conservation.
UMM one of only two Minnesota "Best College Buys"
UMM is one of only two colleges from Minnesota designated as one of
America's 100 Best College Buys, according to the 13th Annual National
College Survey conducted by Institutional Research and Evaluation, Inc.
Princeton Review: UMM is among best in the Midwest
For the second time in as many weeks, the University of Minnesota, Morris
has received acclaim in a national publication. UMM is one of the best
schools in the Midwest, says The Princeton Review's guide to The Best
UMM is #3 in the nation, says U.S. News & World Report
The University of Minnesota, Morris has been named one of the top three
public liberal arts colleges in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in
its 2004 rankings of America's Best Colleges. UMM was the only public
college in the Midwest to achieve this status.
Kaplan Newsweek sees UMM as "Hidden Treasure"
A "hidden treasure," one of 30 small schools that "deserve more national
recognition," is how National Guidance Counselors perceive the University
of Minnesota, Morris according to a recent survey conducted by Kaplan
Newsweek magazine. UMM is one of only two Minnesota schools cited in the
magazine's recent "How to Get Into College" issue. Carleton College in
Northfield is also mentioned in the category.
UMM is only Minnesota College Listed in Kiplinger's Top 100 Values
The University of Minnesota, Morris is the only Minnesota college listed
among the Top 100 best buys in U.S. public higher education in a recent
issue of Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine.
Mother Jones ranks UMM
In a unique listing of "The Top 10 Activist Campuses," the University of
Minnesota, Morris ranks fourth. So says Mother Jones, one of the country's
oldest investigative magazines.