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U of M Alumni Association announces fifth annual Day of Service

Day of Service

Spanning 32 cities worldwide, U of M alumni, family, and friends will serve their communities on Sept. 29.

Alan Page to be University of Minnesota 2018 Homecoming Grand Marshal

Alan Page

U alumnus chosen for demonstrated exceptional passion for the University and dedication to its mission.

U of M to host Minnesota Sparks event in Alexandria

Clouds

The event brings U researchers—who are tackling the area’s critical issues—into conversation with the community. 

The Great (University of) Minnesota Get-Together

State Fair

Ten U of M events at the State Fair that will leave you informed, entertained, or carrying home freebies.

Doug Huebsch elected Chair of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association

Doug Huebsch

Huebsch officially assumed his role on July 1.

Haley Cureton, School of Public Health ‘13, selected as 2018 Dalai Lama Fellow

Haley Cureton

Cureton is one of 26 fellows selected worldwide.

Mellon Foundation awards U of M Department of History with grant to advance education

Earl Lewis

Gift honors U of M Ph.D. graduate and Mellon Foundation President Earl Lewis upon retirement.

 

10 students and alumni receive Fulbright Awards

UMN seniors and recent graduates have been offered grants to study and teach abroad during the 2018-19 academic year.

Portrait in perseverance

Trang Bui, in glasses, on Northrop Mall in warm weather.

Seventeen years of setbacks couldn’t keep Trang Bui from earning a degree—and a job as an electrical engineer.

Her passion for cheese changed the family farm

Alise Sjostrom and some of her farmstead cheeses

U of M graduate Alise Sjostrom’s cheese making is reinvigorating her family’s farm.

U of M to host Minnesota Sparks event in Cloquet

River

The event brings three U researchers—who are tackling the area’s critical issues—into conversation with the community. 

Parks proud

Jennifer Ringold standing in front of a Minneapolis lake and the city's skyline

Helping build on Minneapolis parks’ reputation for excellence is all in a day’s work for Jennifer Ringold.

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