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Alumni

University of Minnesota graduates are educators and lifelong learners, artists and policy leaders, engineers, doctors, philanthropists, mentors, and more. Our alumni span the globe, serving communities, leading organizations, discovering cures, and inspiring bold ideas. Join us.

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Alumni networks around the world

$170 million

Donated by 40k generous alumni in 2018

496,000

U of M Twin Cities alumni worldwide

80+

Alumni networks around the world

$170 million

Donated by 40k generous alumni in 2018

496,000

U of M Twin Cities alumni worldwide

Alumni Resources

Stay connected with the University of Minnesota Alumni Association (UMAA) and tap into our supportive network of alumni. Find resources like lifelong learning opportunities, career services, and programs to enrich your life.

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“Sometimes your ‘intervention’ is nothing but the therapeutic relationship. I really learned that that’s key: partnering with patients and families; evaluating how you need to show up.”

Anna Pirsch
Susan S. Morrison School of Nursing
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Get Involved

Whether you’re at a stage in your career where you’re ready to reconnect with the University, or simply would like to share your knowledge and experience with today’s students, we have opportunities for you.

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Ive always been interested in whats out there and whats beyond us. I wanted to be a space scientist even before I knew the word astronomer.”

Jacob Haqq-Misra
Astrobiologist
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News

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Talking with U of M

Talking wisdom teeth with U of M

Dr. James Swift with the School of Dentistry discusses wisdom teeth, why they’re often removed and what to expect if removal is suggested for you or someone you know.

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Research Brief

Why mental health care providers decide to practice in rural communities

Americans living in rural communities experience higher rates of depression and suicide than people who live in urban areas. These long-standing mental health inequities are attributed to a wide range of factors including affordability, accessibility and lingering stigmas around receiving care. 

Humphrey School of Public Affairs Associate Professor Carrie Oelberger
Expert Alert

How vacation impacts health

According to research from Pew, about 61% of workers say it’s extremely important to them personally to have a job that offers paid time off for vacations or other routine appointments. Humphrey School of Public Affairs Associate Professor Carrie Oelberger speaks to why we all need to take time to unplug to prevent burnout. 

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