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Construction Management Milestones

The University of Minnesota's Construction Management program celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. This condensed timeline showcases some of the program's milestones.

November 21, 2016

Fifteen years ago a group of software developers met to discuss “lightweight,” less process-driven alternatives to the standard project management methodology embraced by business. Out of that meeting came the Manifesto for Agile Software Development, which serves as the basis for Agile practice today. Emphasizing phased development and cross-functional team organization, Agile is traditional project management’s swifter cousin for the less-predictable, less-structured design environment.

November 14, 2016

ThahnVan Vu

A proud graduate of our Integrated Behavioral Health program returns as a faculty member.

November 11, 2016

Peter Goodwin

The Construction Management Advisory Board lost a valued board member, Peter Goodwin, who passed at the age of 69.

November 4, 2016

Kris Woll

“I'm excited to support this talented group of professional students as they curate their ACL experience,” says Kris Woll, our newest MPS in Arts and Cultural Leadership adviser.

November 2, 2016

Richard Wagner

Das Rheingold, first of four parts to Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, is a wild and fantastic tale. Through it, Dr. Daniel Freeman will illustrate "how Wagner actually wanted to change the world through the medium of opera—in particular, to improve the moral environment of modern society in his day through a demonstration of the ghastly consequences of human corruption."

October 30, 2016

Minneapolis downtown skyline

Ever wonder what it's like to sit on an advisory board for some of the most creative organizations in the Twin Cities?

October 29, 2016

keys to success

The College of Continuing Education has a rich history of opening doors to education for non-traditional learners. Read some of their stories.

October 20, 2016

Jil Evans

Artist Jil Evans and philosopher Charles Taliaferro discuss the formation and spread of Venice's creative community, exploring what it means when a society can sustain such a movement.


ICP alumna Cheryl Wilgren Clyne is breaking ground as a creative leader in the Twin Cities art scene, having curated a highly acclaimed exhibition titled “superusted.” The exhibition, which features the work of 17 Midwest artists, gained attention in 2015 when it debuted at The Soap Factory under Clyne’s curation and artistic direction.