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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.

University of Minnesota Alumni Association opens Alumni Market

U of M Alumni Market

The Market is believed to be first alumni-maker online store to sell only products created by alumni-owned businesses.

The seeds of success: Benjamin VandenWymelenberg

Ben VandenWymelenberg

Ben VandenWymelenberg's strong entrepreneurial vision and drive recently earned him the 2017 U40 Alumni Leader Award.

U of M to hold MN Sparks event on Rochester campus

A doctor writing on a clipboard

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

Pioneering pathologist wins coveted award

Dr. Lucy Balian Rorke-Adams with a skull.

Alum Lucy Balian Rorke-Adams pioneered the field of pediatric neuropathology.

From trolley rides to ‘bonfires’: Homecoming over the years

The Homecoming Committee raises a giant gopher in front of Coffman Union

Looking back at the 103 years of Homecomings, it’s been quite a ride. 

Homecoming 2017: From a corn roast to Ski-U-Mania

The 2017 Homecoming logo

Homecoming 2017 offers a range of events for students, alumni, and the greater community of Gopher supporters.

Giving back … with less fanfare

Volunteers pack food.

Homecoming’s Day of Service gave U alumni and friends a chance to give back to communities all across the country.

U of M alumni to give back on fourth-annual Day of Service

'M' flags flying in the wind.

Spanning 30 cities worldwide, U alumni, family and friends will serve communities on Oct. 14

U of M to host MN Sparks event on Crookston campus

Yellow flower.

MN Sparks brings U researchers—who are tackling the state's critical issues—into conversation with the community. 

Dave and Linda Mona to be 2017 U of M Homecoming Grand Marshals

Dave and Linda Mona

U alumni have both demonstrated exceptional passion for the University and dedication to its mission.

UMAA's Lisa Lewis elected to CASE board, named chair on Alumni Relations

Lisa Lewis

Lewis joins one of world's largest nonprofit educational associations serving more than 3,670 colleges, organizations.