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Recognition & Awards

UMD Professor Emeritus Robert Hecky

Former UMD Professor Honored for His Research Efforts

February 11, 2020

Faculty emeritus Dr. Bob Hecky is receiving a major ASLO award for a "cornerstone work" published in 1995.
Gold circle with the words 2020 Best Colleges GradReports

UMD Criminlogy Program Ranks in Top Ten by Grad Reports

February 7, 2020

UMD's Criminology program is featured on the 2020 Best Colleges list.

UMD Professor Joins Nature Conservancy Board

February 7, 2020

The Nature Conservancy in Wisconsin welcomes Dr. Thomas Hrabik to its Board of Trustees.

Library Recognizes Outstanding Staff in 2019

February 3, 2020

Adam Brisk and Kay Westergren awarded Staff Awards in 2019.
Professor Eun-Kyung Suh's fiber art

Eun-Kyung Suh, McKnight Fellowship-Fiber Artists

February 3, 2020

Art & Design faculty member receives the 2020 McKnight Fellowships for Fiber Artists.
UMD's Labovitz School of Business & Economics building

LSBE Maintains Prestigious AACSB Accreditation

January 31, 2020

LSBE has been re-accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. 
UMD campus with double rainbow in the sky

UMD Earns Gold STAR Rating

January 29, 2020

UMD earned a Gold ranking in the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education's STARS program.
Lake Superior with bridge in the background

Downing Honored

November 26, 2019

University of Minnesota Sea Grant director honored as American Association for the Advancement of Science 2019 Fellow.

Federal Grant for Training

September 5, 2019

Funding will enable 17 students to obtain undergraduate and graduate degrees in social work, with an emphasis on tribal child welfare. 
UMD Swenson Science Building in the fall

Dean Reed Awarded Leadership Fellowship

September 3, 2019

SCSE Dean Wendy Reed one of 20 fellows in the inaugural cohort of IAspire Leadership Academy.

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