Expedia Travel Site Names Fairfield a ‘Best Place to Escape’
Jan12

Expedia Travel Site Names Fairfield a ‘Best Place to Escape’

From beautiful small towns to quiet nature preserves, our country offers many great places in which to find your escape, and Expedia has chosen its favorites in each state, highlighting the rejuvenative things to do in such places. What is the “best of Iowa” in this category? Fairfield, of course, home of MUM… read on: https://viewfinder.expedia.com/features/best-place-escape-every-state/#Fairfield...

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PAC Alert 12-2017
Dec18

PAC Alert 12-2017

Consider charitable giving before end of year to receive potential tax benefits A quick tip from the MUM PAC (Professional Advisory Committee): MUM donors may be able to benefit from tax advantages available through charitable giving if done before the end of the calendar year, due to changes that are expected in tax law. A few helpful facts: Under the new rules, most families won’t get as much tax benefit next year, since they...

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MUM Faculty and Admins Hone Academic Assessment Practices at Chicago Conference
Nov21

MUM Faculty and Admins Hone Academic Assessment Practices at Chicago Conference

A team of eight MUM faculty and administrators, led by Professor Chris Jones, attended a conference in Chicago in late October focused on student academic assessment. The event was sponsored by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of colleges and schools. The HCL is the agency responsible for the accreditation of colleges in the north-central U.S., which includes MUM. The University gratefully thanks...

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New Security Lighting for Women’s Dormitory
Nov10

New Security Lighting for Women’s Dormitory

A complete upgrade and replacement of the exterior security lighting at MUM’s main dormitory for women, Hildenbrand Hall, was completed this August, with thanks to donor funding. Shown are the new Lamp Standard at the East entrance and an example of the motion-activated flood lamps, creating a perimeter of security lighting around the entire building. There were broken light fixtures and a number of completely unlit dark areas...

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‘The Quest’ Immersive Adventure Highlights MUM’s Culture and Spirit
Nov02

‘The Quest’ Immersive Adventure Highlights MUM’s Culture and Spirit

Magic, dance, and art were at the heart of the two-hour adventure that involved over 80 students last month as part of MUM Quest, a series of events this academic year based on teamwork, fun, and fantasy, all with the purpose of engaging students and fostering connectedness. The donor-funded Quest Event recieved contributions of $4,940, which was 123% of its fundraising target of $4,000. The University thanks not only donors who made...

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