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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.

U of M to host MN Sparks event in Andover

Artist’s conception of a bright orange neuron.

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

Sandra Ulsaker Wiese elected Chair of the U of M Alumni Association

Macnamara Alumni Center

Wiese has served on the board of directors for 11 years and is the 81st chair in the organization’s 113-year history.

New alum Barber a role model for the ages

Marion Barber Jr.

Former Gopher football star Marion Barber Jr. came back to the U in 2015. In May, at the age of 57, he received his bachelor’s degree in youth studies.

Back home and up in the booth

Kyndra de St. Aubin holding a soccer ball

U of M alum and former Gopher soccer player Kyndra de St. Aubin will be the TV color commentator for Minnesota United FC—the only female in that role in Major League Soccer.

U of M to host Minnesota Sparks in St. Cloud

Water

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

McCann takes place in history with marching band

Betsy McCann in action

Betsy Kerns McCann is the first-ever female marching band director in the Big Ten.

Changing the world: Clara Adams-Ender

Clara Adams-Ender

Clara Adams-Ender, the first nurse to command a major Army base, is the homecoming parade grand marshal. 

U of M to host Minnesota Sparks in Fergus Falls

Windmill

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

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