December 4, 2017

As undergrads, we often wonder how people got to be where they are, but for Vic Adamowicz the answer is simple, “Researching in Panama is a nice winter activity when you live in Canada”. In all actuality though, he was intrigued when he learned that the water levels in...

November 21, 2017

“Relocating is basically a necessity.” – Nicole Peter

Nicole Peter graduated college in 2004 with a degree in Milling Science Management. Over the years, she has moved from Freemont, Nebraska to Decatur, Alabama to Loudonville, Ohio to Lakeland, Florida, and now lives i...

May 24, 2017

Now, this is from awhile ago, but as we head into summer break the point is still important to remember. Be your own advocate. Start now.

This event was put on by the CFANS Student Board and facilitated important conversations between students, faculty, and staff. Raisi...

May 2, 2017

Charlotte Colantti has spent the past year studying, collecting, and analyzing data about the history and evolution of women within cooperatives (Co-ops). She started her research with the period of the 1920’s and analyzed how women interacted with co-ops. The first cl...

April 18, 2017

The Department of Applied Economics invites you and your family to an open house with ApEc faculty in honor of your graduation from the University of Minnesota.  Light refreshments will be served, and we will have small gifts for you to commemorate your time in the dep...

April 12, 2017

Thomas Reardon, Professor Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University

So, did you know the department hosts seminars at least once a week during the semester? There are three different seminars:

-Agricultural and Applied Economics


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