September 2013

Homecoming Pregame Celebration
September 28, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Come back to campus and celebrate Homecoming 2013 with alumni, family, and friends! Food, games, entertainment, and more! Tickets are on sale now.

Guide to Homecoming 2013 Alumni Events

Minnesota Magazine Is In The Mail
Watch for the Fall 2013 issue of Minnesota, which features U of M researchers and alumni racing to save Minnesota’s moose; innovation inside the U’s new Medical Devices Center; a profile of football Gopher Ra’Shede Hageman; a homecoming guide for alumni; and more. Read Minnesota online.

Golden Deals For Golden Gophers
Subscribe to the U of M Bookstores Gopher Fan Favorites e-mail list for a special fan offer just for you. You'll be glad you did.
Be sure to pick up an official Ski-u-Madness Homecoming t-shirt from the U of M Bookstores or online at

Gopher Football 2-Game Packs On Sale Now!
Get tickets to two great Gopher Football games this season for just $70-95! Fans can pick one non-conference game (9/14 W. Illinois, 9/21 San Jose State) and one conference game (9/28 Iowa, 10/26 Nebraska, 11/9 Penn State, 11/23 Wisconsin) for one price!

Gopher Football is coming off its first post-season appearance since 2009, and is poised for a strong 2013 season. Purchase tickets online or call 612-624-8080.
See the full
Gopher Football schedule.

New Alumni Travel Destination: Myanmar
March 7-20, 2014

This exclusive 14-day small group tour, "Mysteries of Myanmar: Burmese Heritage Revealed," departs March 7, 2014.  Read the detailed brochure.

Alumni Association News & Upcoming Events

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Member Benefits Update
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U of M Tradition Trivia

September Trivia Question:
What popular Homecoming event was not held from 1970 to 1975 on the premise that it was not an appropriate expectation of women due to the feminist movement?

Click here to submit your answer online by September 24. You'll need to log in with your Alumni ID to access the online answer form.

Three names will be drawn from the pool of all respondents submitting correct answers to receive an Alumni Association LED flashlight.

Last month's question: 

Every two years the University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project (UMNSVP) researches, designs, and constructs a solar vehicle. On July 19, 2013 the team of undergraduate engineering students unveiled Daedalus the newest U of M solar-hybrid car and also the first-ever two-seater car that balances practicality with efficiency. The team will compete in the Cruiser class of the 2013 World Solar Challenge this October3,000km race across Australia.

Daedalus is the tenth vehicle constructed by UMNSVP.  What was the name of the first U of M solar car constructed to compete in the 1993 GM Sunrayce competition?

Correct Answer:
Aurora I

August Trivia Winners:
Benjawan S., Bloomington, MN
Lucy S., Rochester, MN
John S., Coon Rapids, MN 

See past trivia questions and more at

Read MINNESOTA's Fall Issue

Goldy greets a fan

Gopher Fans

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LG Insider Fan Experience

Dockers Game Day

Etiquette & Career Dinner

Alumni Travel with fellow Gophers

Lifelong Learning Courses

U of M family spirit

1963 U of M Homceoming Parade

Alumni Home Savings
Are you buying, selling or refinancing a home? As an Alumni Association benefit partner, the Alumni Home Savings Program will save you, your friends, and family members hundreds of dollars. Experience all the benefits of working with a leading national lender and top local real estate professionals. Alumni receive cash back, great savings, and personal service while helping the University of Minnesota Alumni Association build a brighter future for the U of M.

    • 15% Cash Rebate on Real Estate commissions
    • Discounted Lender Closing Fees (New Home Loans and Refinances)
    • More savings

    Learn more about Alumni Home Savings.

    U of M Alumni Association Visa® Credit Card
    Earn points with the freedom to redeem for cash back or other rewards using the University of Minnesota Alumni Association Visa® credit card with WorldPoints®.  Learn more.


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