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University for the Young at Heart

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University for the Young at Heart

What does a person do all day when they retire?  The University for Seniors, a program for lifelong learners over the age of fifty, can fit into your schedule and you’re invited to attend!

The University for Seniors is a group of 350-400 people who take non-credit classes that may include art; nature; history; music; fitness; computer classes; hiking; discussion groups and everything in between.  The program is located in Kirby ...

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Leaf it to Nature

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Leaf it to Nature

The leaves are beginning to fall and you’re wondering what to do with them…

All leaves and organic waste in Duluth and surrounding areas can be brought to the WLSSD Yard Waste site for FREE (http://www.wlssd.duluth.mn.us/hourslocations.php)  

If you’re a do-it-yourself Duluthian, create a backyard composting system for your leaves. There are some good Do’s and Don’ts at the Lake Superior Streams website

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A Practical Guide for Empty Nesters

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A Practical Guide for Empty Nesters

You walk through the door after dropping your baby off at college. Who knew that one additional person could add so much noise to the house? The silence is deafening. Trying to hold back the tears, you wonder what they are up to. Will they miss you? How long will it take them to call? Will they pay attention to a thing you taught them?

Even if the past few months have been challenging, there is ...

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Military Appreciation Day and a spotlight on UMD Grad Robert Harder Who Released a New Book!

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Join us on Saturday, September 12, 2015 for the first at-home football game of the season while we also celebrate Military Appreciation Day! Anyone with a military ID gets in FREE while family members can purchase tickets for $5. You don’t want to miss this special evening and be sure to check out the amazing story below:

Robert Harder (’66) has a new book from the Naval Institute Press titled The Three ...

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UMD Farm 5K – Special Alumni Rate!

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UMD Farm 5K – Special Alumni Rate!

Calling all alumni and friends who are walkers, runners, or hikers! Join us on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at the UMD Food and Farm Festival and Claude 5K run/walk. We have a special alumni rate at $25/entry. Use the promo code: UMDalumni to redeem offer. Be sure and pick up your free gift bag with goodies at the alumni table before or after the race – we’d like to thank you for joining the 5K!

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Share Your UMD Memory!

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Share Your UMD Memory!

Remember being a Bulldog? How about a favorite area of campus, a professor, or a treasured moment? Now is your time to share with your fellow alumni and friends. Simply email alumni@d.umn.edu with your memory and it will get featured on our social media, e-blasts, and newsletters!

 

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UMD Alumni at the Minnesota State Fair Sept. 3

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UMD Alumni at the Minnesota State Fair Sept. 3

The UMD Alumni Staff are representing at the State Fair from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM on Thursday, September 3, 2015 in the University of Minnesota Building at the Fair. Join us to share the story of our amazing university with visiting alumni, soon-to-be freshmen, and potential students!

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Play Ball! UMD Alumni & the St. Paul Saints

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Play Ball! UMD Alumni & the St. Paul Saints

The Saints have an awesome new baseball stadium in downtown St. Paul, and the UMD Alumni Association is going to check it out! Please join us for the Saints vs. Winnipeg matchup on Monday, July 20, 2015 for a fun-filled night of baseball, a Caribbean style buffet and great views from our exclusive terrace location. Tickets are limited so purchase yours today at our special UMD alumni rate.

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Large Lakes Observatory Science on Deck

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Large Lakes Observatory Science on Deck

The scientists and staff of UMD’s Large Lakes Observatory (LLO) invite the public to board and tour the research vessel Blue Heron and discover exciting oceanographic-style research right here in the Twin Ports. Throughout the summer, LLO is offering free family-friendly events titled “LLO Science on Deck,” which will include presentations on scientific topics.

The Large Lakes Observatory operates the largest university-owned research vessel (R/V) in the Great Lakes, the R/V Blue Heron. The Blue Heron is part of the University ...

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KUMD Intern Lands at Star Tribune

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KUMD Intern Lands at Star Tribune

Sam Ginsberg ’13, a recent grad and young professional, landed it big right after graduation from UMD. From working as a marketing and communications intern for KUMD, to now, as a digital advertiser at the Star Tribune, he came back to campus to share his experiences in the KUMD studio! Tune in to listen to his incredible story.

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