~  Enjoy monthly speakers addressing scholarly, timely, and
          entertaining topics.
     ~  Dine, chat, renew friendships with former colleagues, and make
          new acquaintances.
     ~  Strengthen your connection with the University community.

View upcoming Forums and Workshops.  Watch Forum webcasts.

The Social Activities Committee identifies opportunities for gathering beyond luncheons, workshops, and involvement in UMRA governance. Wine tastings, local and regional tours, and events planned by other organizations are some of the activities offered to promote social interaction.


East Bank

Current interest groups include a book club, photo club, and the finance and legal group. Members of each gather monthly or periodically to share common interests, have fun, and learn from each other.



This month's UMRA Forum and Living Well Workshop is on the home pageReservations are required for the Forum and luncheon.  Workshops are held in conjunction with each monthly program.  Generally designed to be highly interactive, they are free and no reservation is necessary. Past topics have included housing alternatives, financial planning, long-term care, photography, and caregiving.

Our members share their professional and personal interests as they contribute to the broader community.

     ♦  Volunteering,
     ♦  Offering caring outreach to members facing serious illness or other
         life crisis,
     ♦  Providing Professional Development Grants for Retirees

Monthly meetings and workshops. Here you will find photos of members present and past.


Event date: Oct 7 2020 - 10:00am

UMRA members Lynn C. Anderson and Craig Swan invite you to join a discussion about preserving and sharing family history information and documents. Read more >>

Event date: Oct 13 2020 - 12:00pm

The UMRA Photo Club plans to take a break from Zoom and meet for an outdoor photo shoot and picnic on October 13.

Event date: Oct 16 2020 - 2:00pm

Kathy Cramer will lead the discussion of The Story of Arthur Trulove by Elizabeth Berg when the UMRA Book Club meets via Zoom at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 16. Read more >>