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Alumnus Awarded for Inspiring Teaching

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Congratulations to Dr. Brian D. McInnes (UMD alumni, Doctor of Education, 2010) on receiving the 2016 Horace T. Morse Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contribution to Undergraduate Education. McInnes is an assistant professor in the Education Department at UMD and has an incredible passion for ...

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Brandon Culpepper ’07 Engages Inner-city Youth

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Brandon Culpepper ’07 Engages Inner-city Youth

After Brandon Culpepper ’07 left his position on UMD’s football team and graduated, he went on to play on national football and rugby teams. But that wasn’t enough for Brandon. Channeling his love for team sports, he formed PeppNation Sports Leadership Camps, a group that changes the lives of at-risk children in Milwaukee through athletics.

PeppNation has reached remarkable milestones. Today they serve 200 kids a week, have five locations in Milwaukee, have earned more than ...

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Alumna Wins National Award for Musical Performance

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Alumna Wins National Award for Musical Performance

A few years ago, UMD alumna Gaelynn Lea found herself wishing that she had a skill that could develop into a career. She was humble about her own musical talents, but a friend contested that she already had an incredible skill – the ability to play violin. Several months later, Gaelynn Lea Music was open for business, offering both violin and fiddle lessons to the Duluth community.

Gaelynn has been playing the violin for over twenty ...

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UMD Alumni Art Night | Friday, March 18, 2016

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“It was an honor to be involved in the inaugural UMD Alumni Art Night. We were proud to exhibit among many talented artists, writers and musicians. Our Coffee Art® received great reception and was a fantastic opportunity to discuss our unique art. We made quite a few connections with art lovers, alumni and former professors that evening and we are excited about future possibilities for our Coffee Art® to grow because of the UMD Alumni ...

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Join us at Kieran’s Irish Pub on March 18!

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Join us at Kieran’s Irish Pub on March 18!

Grab your Bulldog gear and get ready for 
a huge day in Men’s Hockey!

 
Join UMD Alumni Association at Kieran’s Irish Pub in Minneapolis (across ...

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Political Science Gathering | April 7

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Political Science Gathering | April 7

Join us for light bites and fellowship with UMD Political Science alumni and special guests!

Faculty Emeritus, Dr. Craig Grau
and Department Head Dr. Paul Sharp

Thursday, April 7, 2016
4:00PM – 6:00PM
Complimentary Appetizers & Cash Bar
Gluek’s Restaurant & Bar

16 North 6th Street Minneapolis (on 6th St. between Hennepin Ave. & 1st Ave. N.)
RSVP no later than Thursday, March 31, 2016

For questions, please ...

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Celebrate 50 Years of Women in Athletics : Evolution of Women’s Jerseys

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In the mid to late 1800s, it was not considered important for women to participate let alone excel at competitive sports so their clothing was not designed to give them the movement in order to do so. At first, women tended to play more “leisurely” sports such as golf, badminton, and archery. For golf, women wore tailored blouses and skirts similar to clothing worn for ...

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Alumnus Hits the Big Screen in The Revenant

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With over 164 television shows and films under his belt, Tim Sitarz (‘95) has built an incredible career as a professional stuntman in Hollywood. From the very beginning, Sitarz’s dream was to make it to the big screen. His journey was one that took all sorts of twists and turns – unpredictable in nature.

“When I was young, I had three dreams: to become a Navy Seal, a professional football player, and a stuntman ...

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Matthew Duffy, UMD Alumni Director

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Matt joined the Alumni Relations Department at UMD in February 2016. Prior to UMD he worked at the University of Miami (FL) from 2014-15 as the Director of Development at the School of Business Administration. Before Miami, Matt was at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN from 2008-14 as an Associate Director of the Annual Fund and Associate Director of Major Gifts.

Matt received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History ...

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