On October 4, 2014, happiness prevailed as alumni gathered to remember their time together at UMD and to share stories of their lives after graduation. Attending were: Dorothy Anway, Tom Dibble, Cleo Edeburn, Jim Hagenbrock, Ellen Hale, Robert Naslund, Leslie Peterson, Janet Thomas, and Ron Welhaven. Each year, the UMD Alumni Association hosts a 50th class reunion as a way to honor a true milestone and invite alumni back to campus.
According to Alumni Director Lisa Pratt, when alumni come to ...Continue Reading →
Ryan Bastle (‘09) is pursuing a graduate degree in neuroscience at Arizona State University (ASU) while conducting addiction research. After graduating from the University of Minnesota at Duluth, he chose to pursue his doctorate studies at ASU largely because of the lab work with ASU School of Life Sciences Professor Janet Neisewander. Bastle has worked in the lab since 2009.
Over the past four years of working together, Bastle seems more like a colleague than a student, Neisewander said. “He’s wonderful. ...Continue Reading →
Move over Brett Hull and Keith “Huffer” Christiansen (‘68). You’ll soon have some company. On Oct. 24, the University of Minnesota Duluth will officially retire Bill Watson‘s (‘90) No. 14 jersey during a first intermission ceremony at AMSOIL Arena, making the former Hobey Baker Memorial Award recipient the third Bulldog male in any sport to be so recognized. He’ll join fellow UMD hockey alumni Hull, whose No. 29 was retired on Feb. 3, 2006, and Christansen, whose No. 9 ...Continue Reading →
From transcendental landscapes to ceramics and sculptures, the Tweed Museum of Art on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus is one-of-a-kind. Because of its unique collection and current needs for renovations, the museum received a donation of $1 million from the Alice Tweed Tuohy foundation in mid-September. There are a number of plans in place to update, design, and amplify the existing space known as the Tweed.
“We have a collection of more than 9,000 pieces of art that reflect our ...Continue Reading →
Connecting, mingling, and the real buzz word: networking. Join the UMD Alumni Association for two distinct events that combine the best atmosphere with a great venue in Minneapolis and in Duluth. On Wednesday, October 29, 2014 starting at 5:30 pm, young alumni will gather at Day Block Brewing to hear from a fellow alumnus who took on a unique marketing opportunity with Caribou Coffee. Fast forward to Wednesday, November 19, 2014, for Duluth’s junior and senior networking night at Greysolon ...Continue Reading →
Juniors, Seniors, and Professionals!
Duluth Networking Night
Complimentary Appetizers and Cash Bar
Don’t miss our next Young Alumni event at Day Block Brewing in Minneapolis
Free Pizza, Happy Hour, Prizes…all at a great location!
Where: Day Block Brewing Company (1105 Washington Ave. S. \ Minneapolis, MN 55415)
When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm
What’s in it for Alumni?
*Hear the amazing story of a fellow Bulldog who charted a different kind of brew through social media
*Enjoy complimentary appetizers sponsored ...