The West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center(WCHRC) and the University of Minnesota, Morris Archives are housed together on the fourth floor of the Rodney A. Briggs Library and provide a host of research opportunities for students. The WCHRC contains material from west central Minnesota while the UMM Archives serves as the institutional memory of the campus. The WCHRC facilities are open to the university community and members of the general public interested in local and regional history.
History Alumni Profiles
John Hanson, a double major in history and philosophy, was the first UMM student to receive a scholarship from the Killam Fellowships Program, which funds a semester of study in another country. The scholarships are nationally competitive and exceptional students are chosen based on their prospects of furthering research and cultural growth in the host country.