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Students in the Earth & Environmental Sciences Department lead a workshop during the 2018 STEM Discovery Day.

Connecting with Our Community

We do outreach at Swenson College in a big way. Our students, faculty and staff engage with local students in the surrounding Minnesota and Wisconsin communities to encourage interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

Our Vision

To support more informed and engaged citizens and inspire the next generation of STEM workers.

Upcoming Events:

 2019 Lake Superior Youth Symposium - May 16-19, 2019

This interdisciplinary, immersive experience for 8th-12th graders will take place on the UMD campus and features hands-on workshops, engaging field trips, and exceptional keynote presentations.

This is the 13th biennial Symposium, which rotates around the Lake Superior Watershed in U.S. and Canada. This a great opportunity for local youth to participate in this fantastic program!

See the website for more details. 

Science On Deck - Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - This event has been cancelled.