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Julie Thornton

+1 507 258 8106

Office: USquare 329 

Education: Bachelor of Arts, St. Olaf College and Master of Science, Illinois State University

Hometown: Excelsior, MN

Words that describe UMR: collaborative and caring

Advice to college students: get involved outside of your academic life

When I’m not at UMR, you can find me: at home in Northfield, MN or on the road watching one of my kids compete in a track meet, cross country race or baseball game

Favorite quote:

“The time is always right to do what is right.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Reason you like working at UMR: the students are so focused, passionate and driven, and my SET colleagues are collaborative, innovative and fun!