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University Archives contains many UMRA documents.  One of the earliest was created with one of the  most common tools of the trade of the early 1980's. The 22 page, typewritten (remember those?) pdf document is titled: "PDF icon umra_history_1976-1983_by_e_gerald.pdf." It is very interesting reading.  Read online or download a copy.

Publication date:
Jul 31 2017

A SPECIAL INVITATION FOR RETIREES IN THE TWIN CITIES AREA FROM THE CARLSON SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA 

We invite you to participate in a Grand Challenge Course, which will be offered this fall at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus. Grand Challenge Courses (GCC) are special courses designed to address significant challenges in the world, and they attract the brightest and most creative students. 

Publication date:
Jul 13 2017

Candidate for Board of Directors Gierke

Cathy Lee Gierke grew up in Minnesota, riding and training horses, fishing, and reading voraciously. At Univac, she validated new mainframe and hardware designs using assembler, PLUS, C, COBOL, PTS, and other languages. In the Peace Corps, Cathy extended her computer knowledge to PCs and organized an international web-based network that repaired and donated computers to schools in Jamaica. At the Carlson School of Management, she managed and enhanced CARS, the U’s first web-based automated recruiting system for the Business Career Center. Cathy was a recipient of an UMRA Professional Development Grant in 2014 for her R-language program to analyze time-series for periodicities. She studies biological rhythms with the U’s Halberg Chronobiology Center. Cathy helped develop the current UMRA website and serves on UMRA’s Communication Task Force.

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 12:45pm
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April 30, 2017