STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT College crop team wins national honors
Congratulations to the University of Minnesota-Crookston Collegiate Crops Team, which placed third in the two national competitions held recently in Kansas City.
The Crookston three-member team consi... Posted on 12/10/13 at 9:38 AM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN UMC hosts Prairie Grouse Technical Council conference
Prairie grouse take center stage Thursday through Saturday, when conservationists from across the U.S. and Canada gather at the University of Minnesota-Crookston to share info and appreciation of pr... Posted on 10/9/13 at 8:40 AM
You’ll probably never hear Fred Wood introduce himself as the Chancellor of the University of Minnesota-Crookston. Wood, 54, a Martinez, Calif., native, was named UMC’s chancellor in May, starting his job on July 2. He succeeds Charles H. Casey, who retired after seven years as
Jason Brantner, research fellow at the Northwest Research and Outreach Center in Crookston, received the Sugarbeet Distinguished Service Award from the Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers Association at a recent meeting.
Herald Staff and Wire Reports
, December 12, 2011
It’s important to note the reason for reductions is the fact that Minnesota faces a $5 billion budget deficit.
Funding for higher education has been reduced the past two years, and more cuts are expected for the 2011-12 year.
Nepal native becomes first woman in her village to receive college education as she excels at UMC For Nepal native Lhakpa Gurung, education is a gift to pass on to others.
Gurung, who grew up in the mountain village of Mustang, will graduate from the University of Minnesota-Crookston in May with a degree in early childhood education. She is the first in her family of eight to earn a college degree and, as far as she knows, the first woman from her village to receive a college education.
Daniel Svedarsky, professor in the Agriculture and Natural Resources Department and director of the Center for Sustainability at the University of Minnesota-Crookston, is a 2010 recipient of the University of Minnesota President’s Award for Outstanding Service.
The Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Health Care Center in Sisseton, S.D., and Dr. Thomas M. Seaworth, Detroit Lakes, Minn., received Charles E. Kupchella Preventive Medicine and Wellness Awards during commencement ceremonies May 16 for the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
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