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Alumna Fight for Mayan Land Rights

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Alumna Fight for Mayan Land Rights

UMD alumna Cristina Coc took center stage in Paris at the United Nations Global Climate Change Conference. Her role as a spokesperson for Maya Leaders Alliance (MLA) and her efforts toward social justice, human rights, and sustainable development for the Maya people of Belize brought her to the podium where she accepted the prestigious Equator Prize in December 2015.

Actor and conservationist Alec Baldwin presented the award to Cristina along with Toledo Alcaldes Association President, Alfonso ...

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Set Yourself up for a Great Year with Five Professional Resolutions

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Set Yourself up for a Great Year with Five Professional Resolutions

The New Year is such an exciting time for new beginnings!   A time of reflection and optimism gives us a chance to really focus on ways to improve our lives and to find happiness.  Resolutions in your worklife are just as important as those in your personal.  Here are some examples on ways to professionally challenge yourself in 2016.

1. Start an accomplishment jar
Every year, we have accomplishments at work ...

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UMD Holiday Hours

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UMD Holiday Hours

 

December 23 Wednesday Campus closed
December 24 Thursday Campus closed
December 25 Friday Holiday – campus closed
December 31 Thursday Campus closed
January 1 Friday Holiday – campus closed

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Alumni Art Night | Friday, March 18, 2016

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Alumni Art Night | Friday, March 18, 2016

Join the UMD Alumni Association for an evening celebrating various alumni artists from all walks of life!

Friday, March 18, 2016
Third Floor of UMD Malosky Stadium
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Free

The UMD Alumni Association is hosting the first-ever alumni art night, and we hope you will attend! With over a dozen alumni artists ranging from woodworkers, painters, authors, quilters, and sculptors; it will be an evening you won’t want to miss!

5:30 p.m.| ...

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Bucket List: Hiking up the Smoky Mountain ✓

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Bucket List: Hiking up the Smoky Mountain ✓

Bill and Barb attended UMD in the 70’s where they fell in love while expanding their knowledge and making lifelong friends. Bill finished his studies in 1971 with a Bachelors in Business Administration and Barb finished her studies in 1970 with a Bachelors in Elementary Education. Following graduation, the couple lived and worked in the Duluth area: Bill in an accounting practice and Barb teaching throughout the Duluth Public School System and St. Louis County ...

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UMD Alumni Now Hiring!

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UMD Alumni Now Hiring!

The UMDAA is now seeking candidates to apply for the Director of Alumni Relations.  Apply today!

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Alumnus Recognized for Years of Legal Service

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Alumnus Recognized for Years of Legal Service

Judge DeSanto, Northland legal legend, to retire

Story By: Tom Olsen on Sep 6, 2015 at 8:35 a.m. Duluth News Tribune

John DeSanto was just four years out of law school when he was assigned to prosecute what became one of Minnesota’s most infamous murder cases. He was 30 years old in 1977, when Duluth heiress Elisabeth Congdon was discovered smothered to death in her bed at Glensheen Mansion, her night nurse fatally beaten with a candlestick. DeSanto, a Duluth native who joined ...

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Young Alumni Event : Tuesday, October 27 @ Surly Brewing CO.

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Young Alumni Event : Tuesday, October 27 @ Surly Brewing CO.

The party doesn’t end just because you’ve graduated! On Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at Surly Brewing CO. in Minneapolis, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. the UMD Alumni Association will be hosting the Annual Young Alumni Event. Free appetizers provided, along with special guest speaker, Randy Gilbert.  RSVP ​​HERE

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Upcoming UMDAA Fall Events

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Upcoming UMDAA Fall Events

Thursday, October 1 @ 8am

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Conference

UMD’s Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) will hold its first LSBE Entrepreneurship and Innovation Conference on Thursday, October 1, 2015 from 8 am–6:30 pm, in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. The conference is open to the public. Registration is required for all attendees and capacity is limited. To register and purchase your ticket, visit lsbeconference.com.

 

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Bulldog Welcome Week

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Bulldog Welcome Week

From the excitement of meeting roommates for the first time, to the high-energy pep rally, to the Bulldog Preview BBQ – UMD welcomed the incoming freshmen to the family the right way.  To enjoy more Bulldog Welcome Week photos, visit ​Best of Bulldog Welcome Week ​!

A group of UMD girls welcoming students on move-in day!

 

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