Manchester University / Alumni / @manchester Newsletter September 2020

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header-mulogo September 2020
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Manchester is a Burt family tradition   

Carl Burt ’25 is remembered as the “father of Manchester football,” but to Marianne Burt ’71, he was a wonderful grandfather and a man who knew how to bring out the best in people. Learn more.

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MU’s own expert   

Trent Towne, associate professor of pharmacy practice, provides leadership as infectious disease expert. Learn more.

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Alumna honored     

Emily Willmann ’15 is Student Doctor of the Year at Des Moines University. Learn more.

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Virtual success   

Advancement finds ways to bring people together during pandemic. Learn more.

Giving Day 

Donors were up for a challenge with record-setting fundraising. Learn more.

Advancing racial justice  

MU delegation joins virtual summit to discuss racial justice and community safety. Learn more.

Case named dean 

Judd Case, chair of the MU’s Communication Studies Department, named dean of arts and sciences. Learn more.

Honoring our best   

Know an alum who deserves recognition? If so, click on the links below to read more about the awards and honors we present each year and nominate them:

Alumni Honor Award
Athletic Hall of Fame
Claude Wolfe Coach of the Year
Alumni Teacher of the Year
Young Alumni Impact Award
Young Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award

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Rite of spring 

One of Manchester’s most enduring traditions turns 100. Learn more.

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