UMRA News is our official monthly newsletter designed to provide members with an ongoing information source about association programs, activities and related matters, and is published monthly from September through May. Members receive their copy electronically via email.  Please make sure we have your current email by checking your member Profile.

Below are the newsletters for the current program year along with article highlights for that month. Newsletters from Previous Years are also available in the right-most column. 


Focus on Elder Care at November M-Healthy Advisory Committee (MHAC) Meeting.

The Good Sense of Keeping Historic Buildings in Use.

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Distinguished Staff Scholarship Fund.

Michigan Engineering: The State of the College.

Maintaining Safe Driving.

The 2020 Census: How to Count Every Person.

UMRA Members Enjoyed Their Trip to Historic Marshall.

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Previous Years

2019 and Prior


UMRA News Wins Our Name-Your-Newsletter Contest.

Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum … Caring for Nature, Enriching Life.

UMRA Members Tour of the New Museum of Natural History.

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COVID-19 News and Resources

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President Schlissel Addresses Extension of ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ Order and an Update on U-Ms Future Plans.

New Prescription Drugs Cards Coming Soon.

New Legislation Affects Withdrawals from Retirement Accounts.

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Is Your Web Browser Up-To-Date?

New Book Offers a “Virtual Tour” of the Arboretum Peony Garden.

Housing Bureau for Seniors Assists with Housing, Utilities and Food Issues.

Reminder: New Prescription Drug Card Coming Soon 

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Zoom Webinar on Online Dues Renewal.

Fall Monthly Meeting Information – Join Us Online!

Distribution of UMRA Members by State.

COIVD-19 News and Resources.

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