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Eric W. Kaler

Social Media Ambassadors

Sixteen U of M students will tweet live

Go behind-the-scenes for inauguration week. The U of M Social Media Ambassadors team will be with President Eric Kaler at all the events, tweeting the student view as things happen.

The team in their own words (i.e., tweets)

Abdallah Abu-Ghazaleh

Abdallah Abu-Ghazaleh

Electrical Engineering Junior. I am Palestinian but grew up in Cairo, Egypt. I love science and research, TKE and my family and friends.

Nate Anderson

Nate Anderson

Student Social Media Ambassador Coordinator

5'9. 150lbs. Throws right. Bats left. Likes Jaromir Jagr and Kanye. Hates long walks on the beach. Never played one inning of baseball. #1

Anastacia Economou

Anastacia Economou

A Strat Comm, English major obsessed with coffee, people watching, & Greek yogurt. #UMNTourGuide #BookLover #SkiUMah #HashTagObsessed

Kaylord Hill

Kaylord Hill

Yet to pay my full life's toll. Greater than greatness it LIES by TRUTH #forcoloredmenwhohaveconsidered-mediocritywhentheiraudacityisenuff

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Tim Holtz

Tim Holtz

Tim Holtz is a senior seeking Strategic Comm. and Spanish degrees. In addition Tim is the PRSSA Firm Director, music and sports enthusiast.

Claudia Hochstein

Claudia Hochstein

Dreamer, scientist, class clown, traveler, blogger, and Latinist. Loves the Golden Gophers, not as enthusiastic about the drawn out winters.

Trent Kays

Trent Kays

I'm a PhD student, teacher, and writer. My work appears in Good Men Project, GradHacker, and MN Daily News. I teach writing and love my job.

Spencer Leuning

Spencer Leuning

Driven but quirky, aggressive but lively, progressive but simple. I'm a public relations senior who is fascinated by everything social media

Brian Long

Brian Long

Sen. Comm. Studies Major, Leadership Studies Minor. In the business of filling buckets, writing, thinking, creating, evolving, and loving.

Lulete Mola

Lulete Mola

An Ethiopian enthusiast! 2nd year, studying the science behind politics, on a mission to change the world with a Diva's mentality.

Nancy Mourad

Nancy Mourad

Grad student pursuing a Masters in Public Health Admin and Policy. Came to U as a Fulbright student. Loves cultural diversity & social media

Parker Mullins Jr.

Parker Mullins

Mktg, Strat Comm student with a passion for learning by living. Wave as I fly by on my bike, or connect with me via http://flavors.me/parkermullins

Elizabeth Rabbe

Elizabeth Rabbe

Soph studying Agricultural Education; passionate about people & the pursuit of happiness. Obsessed w/ juice boxes. Often breaks out in song.

Ashley Swenson

Ashley Swenson

Senior studying Animal Sci, Pre-Vet. Proud dairy farmer's daughter. True social butterfly and busy bee; believes laughing helps you live longer!

Mae Toyota-Kindler

Mae Toyota-Kindler

CBS senior studying Biology & Family Social Science. Blogger, peer educator, musician, scholar, volunteer. Animal-enthusiast: I love sloths.

Matt Tracy

Matt Tracy

Neuroscience Major, Senior. I have a big Brett Favre decal on my wall. It was six dollars because it's him in a Jets uniform.

J P Woog

J P Woog

Born in Boston. moved 2 Roch. MN. Frosh in CSOM/UHP. Play t-bone in pep band. Avid comm. service volunteer & love being at the U! GoGfrs!

 
 

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Inauguration Week

Inauguration week is September 19-24. A complete schedule of events is available.

Past Presidents

Eric Kaler is the 16th president of the University of Minnesota. Curious about the first 15? Visit the Presidential History pages.