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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 »


Morris Once Again Named a “Best College Value” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Kiplinger has recognized Morris for academic quality and affordability nine consecutive times. More »


Community Meal Brings Morris Together

In 2009 Matthew Johnson '10 came up with the idea of hosting a community meal in Morris. The now-monthly event has been unifying the community ever since. More »


David Roberts to Study Unusual Polynomials with NSF Grant

Roberts is in the early stages of his research for the NSF grant and is working with the intention to publish one or two papers on these special polynomials per year. More »


Raths ’19 Gets Ready to Practice Optometry at PineCone Vision Center

She is one of 46 students to complete a paid internship through the University of Minnesota, Morris's new Career In program. More »


Larson ’18 Gains Classroom Experience at Butterfly Hill

She is one of 46 students to complete a paid internship through the University of Minnesota, Morris's new Career In program. More »


Michelle Behr Becomes Chancellor

Pending approval by the Board of Regents, Behr will take office February 6, 2017. More »


Bean ’17 Makes Headlines at the Morris Sun Tribune

She is one of 46 students to complete a paid internship through the University of Minnesota, Morris's new Career In program. More »