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Larry Traversie

The Changeover Issue

Your alumni association keeps you in touch with the campus you love. This month brings a change in leadership, as Larry Traversie '00 succeeds Amy Doll-Wohlers '90 as president. Please join us in thanking them for their vision and service!

Alumni News

"Five strong campuses. One strong state."

Start the Legislative Session Right, Wherever You Are

This year you've got two chances to stand up for the U and celebrate the start of the legislative session! Join us on campus Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 9 a.m. in the Student Center Alumni Room or in Minneapolis on Thursday, Feb. 22, at McNamara Alumni Center on the Twin Cities campus. Help create a statewide call to support the U, wherever you are! | UMN Advocates

Alumni Baseball Game at Cougar Field

You Are Invited: Cougar Athletic Association Social

The Cougar Athletic Association (CAA) invites all CAA members and student-athlete alumni to a social just for them during the Cougar Men's and Women's Basketball doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 3, beginning at 4 p.m. Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Be there to cheer on the Cougars as they battle conference rival, Bethany Lutheran! | RSVP

Midwinter Alumni Event

See You There: Midwinter 2018 at Day Block Brewing Co.

You and your guest are invited to join alumni and friends, Chancellor Michelle Behr, and Office of Advancement staff at the UMM Alumni Association's annual Midwinter event: Thursday, Feb. 22, at Day Block Brewing Company in Minneapolis! | Learn more and RSVP

PMD Reunion at the House

Alumni Trivia: February 2018

In February nothing beats the winter blues like a little down-home cooking. Do you remember the name of the long-time cook at the Phi Mu Delta house? Let us know!

The answer to our last question was "Odetta" (Question: which famous singer performed in Edson Auditorium during this month in 1969?) Congratulations to Harlen Ulrich '79, winner of the January Alumni Trivia Challenge!

Student walking to class

This Month in Photos

Brick walkway

Leave Your Mark at UMM: Order Your Paver Today

Now taking orders for personalized Legacy Walk pavers! Your paver purchase supports scholarships and leaves your mark on the campus forever. Order your paver by Feb. 12, and come back to see it in action this spring!

The Power of Philanthropy

Make the Most of Tax Law Changes

This year brings changes to the tax laws, including new income tax brackets, increases to the standard deductions, estate tax reform, and a change to the adjusted gross income limit on cash contributions. As you look ahead, consider that certain gift types are appealing given the reform and economic climate:

  • IRA charitable rollover
  • Appreciated stocks
  • Retirement plan assets

For questions on the changes and how they might affect your situation, contact Development Officers Bill Robb (320-589-6387 or or Erin Christensen (320-589-6067 or today!

Upcoming Alumni Events

Video frame reading "Today in Minnesota over 225,000 U of M graduates will go to work."

A new video takes a look at the 225,000+ U of M grads who will go to work in Minnesota today. | Watch the video

Essig '13 and Fragodt '14

Alumnae prove their dedication to community through AmeriCorps, and prove vital to program success.

UMM students outside the Education building

After 10 years, the campus remains one of the publication's "Best College Values."

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