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Dreaming of spring
Photo: Chip Peterson, UMRA Photo Club member
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The UMRA Photo Club met for lunch and an outdoor photo shoot at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in May 2022.
Savoring the opportunity to be together in real life.
Photo by Frank Busta
♦ Have a great summer 2022! ♦
On June 24, at the end of a week like no other (House Jan. 6 committee hearings, and Supreme Court decisions on gun control in New York and overturning Roe v. Wade), UMRA’s Fourth Friday Book Club had a deep and passionate discussion on Strangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Russell Hochschild. More …
Set in the fictional hamlet of Three Pines, Québec, Still Life is the first in the highly acclaimed and now 18-book series of murder mysteries by Canadian author Louise Penny. UMRA Book Club I members especially liked the main character, the wise and beloved Chief Inspector Armand Gamache. More …
Thirty members of UMRA met with first-year Regents Kodi Verhalen and James Farnsworth via Zoom in late May for an engaging conversation about the critical issues currently facing the University and the important role that retirees can play. More …
The Retirees Association held a celebratory and well-attended annual meeting and forum on May 24, welcoming Provost Rachel Croson and CLA Dean John Coleman to our first in-person luncheon gathering at the Campus Club since February 2020. More …
Spending two hours outdoors may be “the new 10,000 steps,” and Minnesota’s state parks and trails are a wonderful resource waiting for us to enjoy and nurture them. More …