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University of Minnesota Morris Announces First Named Professorship

May 3, 2021 - 12:00am
UMN Morris announces first privately funded named professorship.

Nielsen Awarded Critical Language Scholarship

April 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Political science major Isaiah Nielsen ’22 was awarded a Critical Language Scholarship to South Korea.

UMN Morris Celebrates Two Fulbright Finalists

April 30, 2021 - 12:00am
UMN Morris announces two Fulbright award winners.

McPhee and Lackey Earn Horace T. Morse Awards

April 26, 2021 - 12:00am
Professor of Computer Science Nic McPhee and Professor of English Michael Lackey have earned Horace T. Morse awards, the University of Minnesota Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education. The award honors excellence in undergraduate education across the University of Minnesota.

McPhee Earns Faculty Distinguished Research Award

March 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Professor of Computer Science Nic McPhee has earned the 2020–21 University of Minnesota Morris Faculty Distinguished Research Award. The award recognizes sustained research of a Morris faculty member over the course of a career.

Burke Earns 2021 Alumni Association Teaching Award

March 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Burke stands out for her individualized attention and willingness to help students figure out how to do what they want to do in college and beyond.

UMN Morris Awarded $1.5M for Native American Student Success

March 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Grant funding will support transition to college, first-year experience programming, cultural resources, and student wellbeing at UMN Morris.

UMN Morris Chancellor Michelle Behr Announces Retirement

March 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Chancellor Behr has led the Morris campus through a strategic visioning and planning process, reaffirmation of accreditation, and record-breaking years of private giving.

UMN Morris Is a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

February 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Four UMN Morris students received Fulbright awards for academic year 2020-2021.

UMN Crookston and UMN Morris Collaborate to Strengthen Recruitment

February 16, 2021 - 12:00am
This collaboration will strengthen each campus’s enrollment in person and online while allowing them both to provide more effective and efficient recruitment operations.

UMN Morris Teacher Candidates Benefit from GEER Grant Awards

February 12, 2021 - 12:00am
The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted the progress of teacher candidates completing practicum experiences and student teaching in PK-12 classrooms.

UMN Morris Awarded $1.3M for Summit Scholars Program

February 10, 2021 - 12:00am
Awarded every five years, the Federal Student Support Services grant helps college students who are low income or first generation, or students with disabilities.

Johnson Named Founders Scholar

February 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Founders Scholars explore questions and ideas that increase knowledge of the campus mission.

UMN Morris Welcomes Distinguished Visiting Professor Steve Rowell

January 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Rowell is teaching a course in Environmental Studies and will give two public lectures.

Bledsoe ’20 Caps Morris Career with COPLAC Presentation

January 13, 2021 - 12:00am
The graduating senior combined her passions for French, political science, and African and Black American studies. 

McCumber ’19 on the Value of Pursuit and Discovery

December 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Corinne McCumber ’19 knows a rewarding opportunity when she sees one. And her pursuit of new opportunities has continued beyond graduation. 

UMN Morris Names George C. Fosgate Black Box Theatre

December 4, 2020 - 12:00am
This name honors a founding faculty member of the Theatre Arts Discipline and a leader in Morris campus history. 

UMN Morris Receives $2 Million in Upgrades From HEAPR Funding

October 27, 2020 - 12:00am
UMN Morris will utilize the funding to address utility repairs and upgrades, HVAC control upgrades, water infiltration issues and accessibility enhancements.

UMN Morris Makes US News Top-10 List 22 Years in a Row

September 14, 2020 - 12:00am
The campus moved up one spot on this year’s list of the country’s best public liberal arts colleges.