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Gold Mind Launches
Through surveys, alumni told us they want convenient access to online University resources and intellectual content. The University of Minnesota Alumni Association has responded with Gold Mind – a new collection of interesting talks by faculty and alumni experts on a variety of topics.
Past UMAA Prez donates $17M
Alumni Association past-president Nancy Lindhal and her husband, John Lindahl, will donate $17 million to the University, helping fund the planned Athletics Village, as well as other priorities.
Student Leaders Honored
The U and the UMAA recognized this year's outstanding student leaders with awards and scholarships earlier in May.
External Review Letter - Correction
In a recent e-mail to members, the Association wrote that the 2013 external review of human subjects research was about the 2004 Markingson case. The 2013 external review focused on improving human subjects research protocols at the U. We regret the error. Read the full letter here.
Kaler Praises Governor's Proposal
Gov. Dayton's bonding proposal reflects U's impact on Minnesota.
State of the U
Kaler: Embrace challenges, change culture, make a difference
Gopher Women Earn Sixth NCAA Hockey Crown
Minnesota wins the title for the third time in four years.
Alumni Appointed to Board of Regents
Four alumni bring their expertise to the Board of Regents, helping to advance the University of Minnesota.
Alumni Helping Hand
Career advice and networking now available on the alumni website.
U Exceeds Legislative Goals
The University exceeded the performance measures put in place by the Minnesota Legislature last biennium as part of a budget agreement.
New Name for Hospital
U of M Children's Hospital has been renamed in honor of the Masonic Charities, which has given more than $125 million to the University.
Regents approve new budget, legislative request.
Student Success, Health and Economy
Proposed U budget places student success, a healthy state, and a strong economy at the forefront.
A $25M Gift
Land 'O Lakes Foundation commits $25 million, mostly for student-athlete facilities.
We're Number One!
U of M-Twin Cities tops the Forbes list of 'rising star" colleges with greatest rise in ranking.
Alumni, Give Yourselves a Hand
Alumni support of the U of M is at record levels. See the details here.
A Tobacco-Free Zone
Twin Cities campus goes entirely tobacco-free beginning July 1. Find out what that means here.
A $3.6 Billion Budget
Administrative cuts and $240 million in facility upgrades are key features
Going Green (Line LRT)
LRT begins serving the Minneapolis campus beginning Saturday, June 14.