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LSBE Maintains Prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation

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LSBE Maintains Prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation

Duluth, MN —The Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) at the University of Minnesota Duluth has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.

AACSB Accreditation, the hallmark of excellence in business education, has been earned by less than five percent of the world’s business programs. Today, 716 ...

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Alumni Association Scholarship Benefits A New Generation of Bulldogs

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Alumni Association Scholarship Benefits A New Generation of Bulldogs

The Gatlin family has deep Bulldog ties. Since 1983, seven family members have received ten degrees from UMD. In 2008, the first recipient of the UMD Alumni Association Scholarship was Wayne Gatlin III. This scholarship, created specifically for children and grandchildren of UMD alumni, also benefits students by providing them with opportunities for interaction and mentoring experiences with alumni. Wayne graduated in 2010 with a B.S. in cell and molecular biology and is currently living near Boston, Mass. with his ...

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From Crisis to Education

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From Crisis to Education

UMD Associate Professor of Political Science Jeremy Youde gained national attention this year for an article he wrote about the Ebola crisis in West Africa. Published first in the Washington Post, Youde initiated a discussion across campus and across the nation regarding the fitness of the World Health Organization (WHO) to manage outbreaks of disease.

“I asked a contact at the Washington Post if it was something they would be interested in publishing, and they were receptive to the idea,” Youde ...

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Creating Inclusion: One Story at a Time

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Creating Inclusion: One Story at a Time

Storytelling is one of the most powerful ways to share cultural and personal perspectives. Stories sink deep and settle in; returning at random moments when we remember the message or an image that the words shaped in our memory. Join the UMD Diversity Commission and other campus sponsors as they present the 2015 Summit on Equity, Diversity and Multiculturalism in the Kirby Ballroom on Wednesday, February 25 from 8:00 am– 5:00 pm. The keynote speaker, Roxana Saberi, will present at ...

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The Mysteries of the Mansion Revealed by the New Director

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The Mysteries of the Mansion Revealed by the New Director

“Why not live in a place people travel to visit? Our everyday is a vacation,” said newly appointed Director of Glensheen Dan Hartman. Following an extensive regional search, the University of Minnesota Duluth announced in early January that Hartman was selected as the official director of Glensheen Mansion, a unit of the UMD School of Fine Arts. Hartman served as the interim director since May of 2013. But just like the mansion, there is more to Hartman’s history than meets ...

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Sweethearts on the Slopes

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Sweethearts on the Slopes

Grab your gear, and join the UMD Alumni Association for a winter celebration on the slopes of Spirit Mountain!  Skiing, snowboarding, tubing, chili, live music, a cozy fireplace, good company…what could be better than that?! Not to mention the special UMD  Alumni discount on lift tickets!

———–RSVP by Monday, February 9, 2015 Here————— Tickets will be available for purchase the day of at the Spirit Mountain Group Sales Office! *Located slope-slide, ground level 

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Give the Gift of Winter!

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Give the Gift of Winter!

Whether you’re looking to hit the slopes with your sweetheart, or to channel your inner Minnesotan and enjoy some fine hockey; we have something for everyone! Be sure and scroll down for the full list of events.

 

Break the Ice in Denver

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Join Chancellor Lendley C. (Lynn) Black and the UMD Alumni Association in Denver to reconnect with UMD and to enjoy some great hockey!

UMD ticket block available for Friday night’s ...

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Alumni Spotlight: Minh C. Nguyen – A Career in Chemistry

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Alumni Spotlight: Minh C. Nguyen – A Career in Chemistry

Minh C. Nguyen has spent nearly ten years working with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as a senior forensic chemist in the Western Laboratory located in San Francisco, California. He has presented reports to law enforcement leaders, testified in court, and identified chemicals that later helped with situations involving witnesses. To say that his degrees have paved the way for his career is an understatement. In 1999, he completed his B.S. in Chemistry and in 2000, he followed up ...

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UMD Men’s Rugby Takes Home National Championship

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UMD Men’s Rugby Takes Home National Championship

The UMD Men’s Rugby team took home the 2014 Emirates Airline USA Rugby Men’s College DII National Championship trophy on December 7, 2014 with their 24-14 defeat of midwest rivals University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. This is the second year in a row that UMD has claimed the national title. “It was a huge season for our club,” stated head coach, Jeramy Katchuba.  “We also celebrated our 40th year of existence by hosting an alumni match; which included over 60 alumni.”

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North Star College Cup Tournament

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North Star College Cup Tournament
The Bulldogs will play in the 2nd annual North Star College Cup, which is set for January 23-24, 2015 at St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center. This four-team event features the finest college hockey in the state and one year ago UMD and Minnesota battled to a thrilling 4-4 overtime tie in the championship game before Minnesota won the ensuing shootout.

2015 North Star College Cup Information

  • Tickets are $80 and include Session 1 & 2:
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