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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 election as Secretary

Judy Garrard was a psychologist and faculty member in the health sciences at the University for 44 years, prior to retiring in 2015. Judy began as curriculum evaluator in the Medical School, then transferred to the School of Public Health (SPH) in 1978 as an associate professor. After postgraduate work in epidemiology, she led research teams in psychotropic medication use by the elderly, resulting in over 100 peer-reviewed publications. Her other research topics included pharmacoepidemiology of anti-epileptic drugs, disparities in mental health services, Hepatitis C treatment, and federal narcoleptic medication policies. She taught graduate courses in research methods and program evaluation and received the SPH Award for Excellence in Teaching. Judy was the senior associate dean for Research and Academic Affairs in SPH for eight years. Throughout her career, she was active in faculty governance at the school and University levels, including chair of FCC.

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