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Current Campus News

Upcoming Theatre Season Demonstrates the Value of Different Perspectives

Shows include The Normal Heart, Eleemosynary, Pinocchio Commedia, and 4.48 Psychosis. More »

Roger Rose Becomes Center for Small Towns Director

As an associate professor of political science, Rose is propelled by his interest in local and state policy. More »

Morris's Green Prairie Community Wins B3 Award

The award recognizes eco-friendly initiatives in energy, water, and recycling techniques performed by state buildings in Minnesota. More »

Internationally Renowned Artist Speaks at Morris

On the eve of her visit, Marylyn Dintenfass reflects on her trip to Morris, its importance to the community, and her advice for emerging artists. More »

Latino-Politics Expert to Deliver 2015 Jooinn Lee Lecture

Gary Segura will present "Latino America: How America's Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Change the Politics of the Nation." More »

Morris Will Celebrate Homecoming 2015

Homecoming festivities include sporting events, reunions, alumni and student networking opportunities, performances, and more. More »

Fifth Prairie Gate Literary Festival to be Held this Fall

The festival offers learning opportunities for aspiring writers and literature enthusiasts. More »

MacArthur Genius Visits Morris

As the 2015 Distinguished Visiting Professor for the Liberal Arts, ethnobiologist Gary Paul Nabhan will take part in lectures, discussions, workshops, and classroom visits with students, faculty, and staff. More »

"A Poet and a Scientist Walk into a Bar" This Month at Cafe Scientifique

Athena Kildegaard, lecturer in English and poet at the University of Minnesota, Morris, will discuss intersections of poetry and science. More »

September Community Meal to Feature Indigenous Foods

Community and campus volunteers will prepare and serve a meal that has its roots in Dakota traditions. More »

Peter Sagal To Speak at Morris

Sagal will present "Current Events: Why Satire Is the Only Reasonable Response to the Times We Live In." More »

Local Foods Featured at Pride of the Prairie Farmers Market and Fall Feast

Celebrate the tastes of the harvest on Tuesday, September 22. More »

Morris Awarded U.S. Department of Education TRiO Student Support Services Grant

The grant will increase the number of low-income college students, first-generation college students, and college students with disabilities who complete postsecondary education programs. More »

Morris Is Again Named a Top Public Liberal Arts College

This is the seventeenth consecutive year in which Morris has been included on this U.S. News and World Report list. More »

Morris to Dedicate EcoStation Outdoor Learning Venue

The venue expands the capacity of the University of Minnesota to conduct environmental education, research, and preservation in the west central region. More »

Morris Earns STARS Gold 2.0 Rating for Sustainability Achievements

Morris earned the rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements. More »

Morris Makes Washington Monthly Lists

The campus was included in the magazine's affordability and public good rankings. More »

Rojas '16 Assesses Local Trail Usage

The project will promote safer bicycling and walking spaces. More »

Faculty and Students Partner on Summer Research

More than 30 students enhanced their educations with research opportunities and professional experience. More »

Morris Will Welcome New Students for an Exciting Year

A wide variety of activities awaits incoming students. More »

University of Minnesota, Morris Chancellor Jacqueline R. Johnson Announces Retirement

Chancellor Johnson plans to retire as chancellor at the end of the academic year. More »

Rasmussen Received Inaugural James Farrell Re(Cognition) Award

The award honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions towards advancing sustainability efforts in the Upper Midwest. More »

Morris Hires First Senior Administrative Director of Institutional Effectiveness

The appointment responds to the growing trend of evaluating effectiveness in higher education. More »

Tricia Melfy Named Head Volleyball Coach

Melfy comes to Morris with 17 years of volleyball coaching experience at the high school, community college, club, and university levels. More »

Students Gain Valuable Experience in Greek Nursing Home

Students perform service work overseas as part of aging-care class. More »