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Current Campus News

Tone-Pah-Hote ’18 Is a Udall Scholar

The junior biology major is one of three University of Minnesota, Morris students who excelled in the competitive scholarship competition this year. More »

Gercken Receives All-University Horace T. Morse Award

The award honors faculty who excel in teaching, research, creative activities, advising, academic program development, and educational leadership. More »

Anika Paulson ’20 Takes Part in TED

Paulson '20 was chosen to present at TED conferences in New York and Vancouver. More »

DeBellis ’18 Earns Public Policy & International Affairs Program Fellowship

DeBellis was selected for the prestigious fellowship based on her academic record and involvement in student activities at Morris. More »

Waye Contributes to Paper Published in Royal Society Proceedings B

Associate Professor of Biology Heather Waye is part of an international team of scientists led by the University of Sydney that has confirmed a frenzied approach to the mating season is resulting in males ageing faster and dying earlier and in worse condition than their female counterparts, who prioritise body-maintenance over short-term reproductive success. More »

University of Minnesota, Morris Named to New List of Nation’s Top Public Colleges

In the new study by Business First, Morris stands out for academic excellence, affordability, diversity, and economic strength. More »

Garavaso Receives Faculty Distinguished Research Award

Professor of PhilosophyΒ Pieranna Garavaso has enjoyed a long and distinguished career, producing a massive body of work that has earned her the admiration and respect of colleagues all over the world. More »

Rebecca Dean Receives 2017 UMMAA Teaching Award

Dean stands out for her creative and highly effective pedagogy, her incorporation of community outreach into her teaching and research with students, and her leadership in redesigning the anthropology curriculum to emphasize service learning. More »

Office of Community Engagement Announces 2017 Community Engagement Awards

Community Engagement Awards recognize students, faculty, staff, and community partners who have shown exemplary work and commitment to OCE programs. More »

Morris Students Take Part in Support the U Day

Students from all five University of Minnesota campuses visited the Minnesota State Capitol to lobby the legislature for the U's 2017 budget request. More »

Kelsey Jopp ’16 Wins Kerlan Essay Award

Jopp's "Creativity Gone to the Dogs: Rediscovering the Creative Process through Drafts of Kate DiCamillo's Because of Winn Dixie" won her the prestigious prize. More »

Morris Students Are “Leading the Renewables Revolution”

This spring William Kiehne '17, Zachary Damond-Midnight '18, Hannah Goemann '17, and Theo Buysse '17 visited Saerbeck, Germany, as part of the University of Minnesota's Leading the Renewables Revolution program. More »

Chancellor Behr Meets with Media Outlets and Alumni in Greater Minnesota

Chancellor Michelle Behr is traveling the region this week to meet with media outlets, alumni, and other external constituents. More »

Summer Term 2017 Promises Diverse Learning Options

A fully accredited institution in west central Minnesota, Morris makes it easy for community members and students from any college or university to enroll in undergraduate courses. More »

Eighteen Morris Professors Receive All-University Imagine Fund Awards

Imagine Fund grant programs support projects in the arts, humanities, and design at the University of Minnesota. More »

Ravi Norman ’98 to Serve as 2017 Commencement Speaker

Norman is chief executive officer of Minneapolis-based THOR Construction, Minnesota's largest minority-owned business. More »

Amy Doll-Wohlers ’90 Becomes UMMAA Board President

Doll-Wohlers is a proud supporter of her alma mater with an impressive history of campus and community service. More »

Campus Welcomes Community of Scholars Visitors

In addition to vying for prestigious awards, candidates will be able to connect with other scholarship finalists; to interact with current students; to engage with faculty, staff, and alumni; and to explore the campus. Students and families also take part in tours of the Morris community. More »

Morris to Host Innovate! Teaching with Technology Conference

This two-day conference will bring together K–12 and college educators and technology leaders to discuss important issues and innovations related to technology in the classroom. More »

Governor Mark Dayton and Lt. Governor Tina Smith To Hold Town Hall Water Summit at University of Minnesota, Morris

Governor and Lt. Governor invite all Minnesotans to participate in conversation focused on water challenges and solutions in Greater Minnesota More »