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Current Campus News

Farmachinery Comes to Campus

Tim Cassidy's outdoor sculptures will be on display beginning Friday, August 7. More »


Students and Faculty Research Prairie-Forest Border Dynamics

Led by Peter Wyckoff, Morris students collect data to predict climate change in prairie and forest environments across western Minnesota. More »


Students and Faculty Study Stomach Bacteria

The team will learn how certain proteins contribute to gastritis, ulcers, and gastric cancer. More »


Diamond '15 Looks at Small-Town Investments and Revenue

Charlie Diamond '15, Saint Paul, worked with the Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission. More »


STELLAR Will Welcome International Students

The Summer Transition for English Language and Liberal Arts Readiness program introduces international students to life at Morris. More »


Gateway Program Turns Freshmen into Leaders

Now in its 21st year, the program helps students develop skills for college success. More »


Morris Welcomes WCSA Alumni

The annual reunion allows alumni to reconnect, share, and reminisce. More »


Local Scout Partners with Campus to Build Bat Homes

The project will help Jacob Grunklee meet his Eagle Rank requirements and provide homes for nearby bats. More »


Alumnus Advocates for Art Space

Andrew Sletten '14 opens new music and art venue in Morris. More »


Morris Names Next Director of Admissions

Ben Iverson brings to Morris extensive experience in student recruitment and advising. More »


Butler, Schwietz, and Bhandari Volunteer in Nepal

In the aftermath of recent earthquakes, members of the campus community have joined relief efforts. More »


Fiske Guide to Colleges 2016 Includes University of Minnesota, Morris

This is the fifth consecutive year in which Morris has been included. More »


Young '17 Develops Salary Survey

Her work will ensure community action organization employees are fairly compensated for their work. More »


Students and Faculty Partner on Immunology Research

A Morris lab researches how tumor cells suppress the body's immune system. More »


Symphonic Winds and Jazz Ensemble Earn Acclaim in the UK

Performances from Manchester to London prompted glowing praise from British audiences. More »


Bishop '17 Advocates for Extreme Weather Preparation in Morris

Bishop works as an intern in the Office of Sustainability and the Center for Small Towns. More »


Morris Names Next Athletic Director

Jason Herbers has been selected as Morris's third director of intercollegiate athletics. More »


Morris Is a Consumers Digest Top-5 Value in Public Colleges and Universities

Among 50 public institutions cited, Morris scored third in the nation.
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Joul '18 Acts as Rural Housing Advocate

Maura Joul '18, Saint Cloud, worked with Habitat for Humanity and the Center for Small Towns. More »


Rural Arts and Culture Summit Promotes Engagement, Initiative, and Creativity in Small Towns

Hosted by the Center for Small Towns and Springboard for the Arts, the summit celebrated art and culture programs in rural areas. More »


Morris Earns 2015 Environmental Initiative - Community Action Award

The award honors innovative projects that have achieved extraordinary environmental results by harnessing the power of partnership. More »


Athletic Director Mark Fohl to Retire after 28 Years

Fohl came to Morris in 1985 and became the athletic director in 1987. More »


Buchanan '15 and Macnab '15 Take Part in Century America Digital Humanities Project

Britta Buchanan '15 and Colm Macnab '15 document local history and the Great War More »


National Science Foundation Award Will Support UMM S-STEM

The project is designed to encourage the success of rural and American Indian students in four-year colleges and the sciences. More »