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Rebecca Dean

The Outstanding Issue

One of the many things the UMMAA does each year is celebrate Morris's scholarly community with the UMMAA Teaching Award. The annual award recognizes contributions to undergraduate education and is presented to outstanding faculty members. This year's recipient, Associate Professor of Anthropology Rebecca Dean, is no exception.

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Alumni News

Class of 1967 50-Year Reunion Planned

Classmates, friends, faculty, and staff are invited to return to campus for the Class of 1967 50-Year Reunion on Thursday, June 15, and Friday, June 16. Learn more and view photos

Save the Date: Cougar Alumni Golf Classic

Calling all Cougars! Join alumni, friends, and Cougar supporters for the annual Cougar Alumni Golf Classic on Friday, July 14, at Pomme de Terre Golf Club in Morris.

Save the Date: Tinman Triathlon 2017

It's that time of year again: the Tinman Triathlon is set for Saturday, April 29, right here on campus! Learn more

You're Invited: Cougar Women's Soccer 7 v 7 Friendly Games

Women's Soccer will host its annual Cougar 7 v 7 Friendly Games on Saturday, April 29. We invite all of our alumnae and their families/partners to join us! Our alums play together (you do not have to play), share memories, have some good laughs, do a little networking, and spend quality time with lifelong friends. Come and join us for the fun! For more information, please contact Head Women's Soccer Coach Dan Magner.

Alumni Trivia: April 2017

Commencement is just around the corner: how many Commencement ceremonies has Morris hosted over the years? Let us know!

In case you were wondering: the answer to last month's question is "1975" (May 5, 1975, to be exact). Congratulations to Roger Waage '72, winner of the March Alumni Trivia challenge, and thanks to all who participated. Be sure to keep those answers and memories coming our way!

You Are Invited: Opening Day at the St. Paul Saints

Alumni and guests are invited to attend an alumni gathering on opening night of the Saint Paul Saints at the CHS Stadium! Join us on Thursday, May 18, for a pre-game meal and connect with Morris alumni and friends before the Saints take on the Gary South Shore Railcats. Get your tickets today!

The Power of Philanthropy

Introducing New Tools and Information to Help Reach Your Planning Goals

Have you considered adding a bequest or beneficiary designated gift to benefit Morris? Are you interested in learning more about the higher income and tax benefits a charitable gift annuity can provide? Or do you just want to start a conversation on planning your gift? Find the tools and information you need on our new Planned Giving pages. For more information, and to begin any planned gift, contact Bill Robb, development officer, at 320-589-6387 or billrobb@morris.umn.edu. Thank you for supporting Morris.

Upcoming Alumni Events

Jopp's "Creativity Gone to the Dogs: Rediscovering the Creative Process through Drafts of Kate DiCamillo's Because of Winn Dixie" won her the prestigious prize.

This spring William Kiehne '17, Zachary Damond-Midnight '18, Hannah Goemann '17, and Theo Buysse '17 visited Saerbeck, Germany, as part of the University of Minnesota's Leading the Renewables Revolution program.

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The Imagine Fund supports projects in the arts, humanities, and design at the University of Minnesota.

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