Upcoming events for alumni & friends

- Alumni Webinar Series: Guiding Parents in the Age of Overindulgence
Friday, March 6, 12 noon

How do you parent in the age of overindulgence? Are you a parent who is concerned about giving "too much" to your children? Are you interested in finding out how overindulgence affects families? Join Ellie McCann from University of Minnesota Extension's overindulgence team in an exploration of overindulgence and how you can avoid it with your children. Registration and details.

Emerging Professionals Network: Surly Taproom
Tuesday, March 10, 5:30 p.m., Surly Brewing Beer Hall

Join fellow recent grads for the spring Emerging Professionals Network gathering at the brand new Surly Brewing Taproom. Spend time with grads from CFANS as well as other U of M colleges, and sample specially priced Surly brews!

- Alumni Webinar Series: Navigating the Mid-Career Years
Thursday, March 12, 12 noon

Are you at a mid-point in your career and not feeling the passion you used to feel at work? Is your job good but not great? Join Career Coach Leslie Mulder (M.A. ‘08) for a webinar that will help remove the mystery of figuring out what’s next, so you can create the roadmap to get there. Registration and details.

Entry: $10 with UMAA membership, $12 without

- 53rd Annual Minnesota Shade Tree Short Course & Happy Hour
March 17 & 18, Bethel University, Arden Hills, MN

This two day event brings together the urban forestry and arboriculture community but anyone interested in learning more about trees can attend! Speaker topics range from general interest to industry-specific, so everyone can find something of interest. Details and registration can be found here and on Facebook.

Join us on Wed March 18 at 4pm at Grumpy's in Roseville for a CFANS and UMN Alumni & Friends Happy Hour after the end of the Short Course! More info on our Facebook page.

Classes Without Quizzes
Saturday, March 28, 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Continuing Education and Conference Center

Attend our annual half-day learning event featuring the latest research from the experts at CFANS. Brian Horgan, a professor and extension specialist in the Department of Horticultural Sciences, will present the keynote, Science of (the) Green, a renovation, demonstration and research initiative addressing the golf industry’s need for long-term agronomic, economic and environmental sustainability. Also featuring 8 breakout sessions on a wide variety of fascinating subjects, plus a special Kids' Edition for youth K-6. See details and registration.

Minnesota Royal
April 13 – 18, with Alumni BBQ on April 18 from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Livestock Pavilion

In 1916, a tradition began on the St. Paul Campus; 99 years later the tradition continues during the 2015 community-building, campus-wide event known as Minnesota Royal. It is a week full of events that unite students, faculty, community members, and alumni in celebration of fun and agriculture at the University of Minnesota. You are invited to attend the Alumni BBQ on April 18, beginning at noon during the Animal Showmanship Competition. More information will be posted on the Minnesota Royal Facebook page. The Minnesota Royal Committee hopes to see you April 18!