of Art September Schedule
The exhibit "Shared Passion The Richard E. and Dorothy Rawlings Nelson
Collection of American Indian Art" continues through October 14. Richard
and the late Dorothy Nelson of Duluth are well-known collectors of
American Indian art, artifacts and historical material related to
American Indian culture, particularly of the Great Lakes and Eastern
Woodlands regions. This exhibition features outstanding examples from
several aspects of that collection, including beadwork, basketry and
weavings, and a large group of work by contemporary American Indian
artist including Frank Big Bear, David Bradley, George Morrison, Fritz
Scholder and others.
Two artist lecture series presentations are scheduled
in conjunction with this exhibition. Collector Richard Nelson will
give a presentation on September 25 at 6 pm. Artist David Bradley
will give a presentation on September 27 at 6 pm.
An exhibition of photographs by Karl Jaros will
open September 11 and run through October 14. Jaros had a long and
successful career as an award winning photojournalist for the Duluth
News-Tribune and Herald from 1953-1982. An opening reception
from 4 - 6 pm on September 11 in the Tweed, with a program at 4:30
pm, will celebrate the establishment by his family of the Karl and
Katharina Jaros Photography Fund to provide scholarships for UMD photography
A UMD Faculty Exhibition entitled "Stephen Hilyard:
Yours is the Earth" will be on display from September 11 - October
21. Hilyard is a British artist who moved to Duluth after living in
California for ten years. The artwork in the exhibition will make
use of a wide range of media, including 3D digital animation, quilting
and woodcarving. An opening reception for this exhibition will take
place from 6 - 8 pm on September 11. The Black Eyed Snakes will play
a free all- ages show the same evening at 7 pm. The "Snakes" were
voted "Best New Band 2001" by the readers of City Pages, the
Minneapolis free paper. An artist lecture presentation is scheduled
in conjunction with this exhibition at noon on October 9.
An Artist Lecture by designer Art Chantry will
be presented at 10 am on September 18.
The SFA Student Welcome Pizza Day will be held
from 11:30 am - 1 pm on September 26. An Artist Lecture by potter
Richard Gruchalla will be presented at noon on October 4.
For more information regarding the exhibitions
and events mentioned above, call Mary at the Tweed Museum of Art at
The Summit Hill Brass Quintet will perform at 4 pm on September 30
in 90 Bohannon Hall. Call 726-8208 or 726-8212 for more information.
Da Vinci's Lost
Mark Rosheim, CEO of Ross-Heim Designs, will speak about Leonardo
Da Vinci's Lost Robots at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, September 12 in 185
Life Sciences. Rosheim, from Ross-Hime Designs, Inc., a Minneapolis,
Minnesota based mechanical design company, will speak about his work
in rediscovering and recreating computer simulations of Leonardo da
Vinci's lost designs for a robotic knight and a robotic lion. He holds
over 17 patents in robotics technology, a world record, and in the
Spring of 2000, he delivered his paper, "Leonardo's Programmable Automata,"
at the 40th Biblioteca Leonardiana in Vinci, Italy to enormous publicity.
His work with NASA culminated with the Robotic Surrogate, a unique
synthesis of Leonardo's anatomical studies and state-of-the-art robotics.
His work has been profiled on the BBC television series Tomorrow's
World and is currently being considered for a new BBC technology
series. Mr. Rosheim is the author of Robot Wrist Actuators
(Wiley, 1989) and Robot Evolution: The Development of Anthrobotics
(Wiley, 1994). His work on the Robotic Surrogate and Omni-Wrist was
profiled in the April 1997 issue of NASA Tech Briefs. His scholarly
work on Leonardo has appeared in international publications and was
featured in Popular Science in 1997. Rosheim's presentation
is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and the History Department
at the UMD, and the James Maclear Fund. For more information contact:
Anna Marie Roos, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 726-7544.
INT'L BROWN BAG LUNCH
The first Alworth Institute International Brown Bag presentation for
the 2001-2002 academic year will held at noon on Thursday, September
13 in the Kirby Bullpub. Professor Galina Tioun, professor of world
history at UMD's sister university, Petrozavodsk State University,
will speak about "Russia under Putin." Professor Tioun will share
her views on contemporary life in Russia. She is well known in the
UMD community as she has served as the American Programs Director
for Petrozavodsk State University for over ten years and has visited
UMD in the past. For more information, contact Cindy Christian at
726-8616 or email@example.com.
UNIVERSITY FOR SENIORS
The lectures are 45 minutes and are followed by a question and answer
Genetics: The More It Changes, the More It Stays
The Same will be held at 1:15 pm on September 26 in the Kirby Bullpub.
Steve Hedman, biology professor at UMD will discuss the results of
the Genome Project with particular emphasis on the implications for
disease treatment and how we view certain forms of human behavior.
Contemporary Muslim Women will be presented at
1:15 pm on October 17 in the Kirby Bullpub by Sharon Kemp, associate
professor, Department of Sociology/Anthropology. The lecture will
draw from both Kemp's experiences with village life in India, and
her extensive research on women of the Islamic faith tradition. Kemp
will confront some of the stereotypes that we have in the West regarding
women in Islam.
Portrait of Omaha Women will be held at 1:15 pm
on November 14 in the Kirby Bullpub. Joyce Kramer, professor, Social
Work, at UMD has looked into the history of this once prominent Plains
tribe and found accounts of extraordinary Omaha women, many strong
in the areas of human service.
TOURS OF THE
"NEW" UMD LIBRARY
The Library will give general tours the first week of the semester.
Tours will start at the entrance to the Library, under the chandelier.
Everyone is welcome, no RSVP is needed! The tours will be given at
10 am and 3:30 pm on Tuesday, September 4; 9 am and 1 pm on Wednesday,
September 5; 11 am, 2 pm, and 5 pm on Thursday, September 6; 9 am
and 2 pm on Friday, September 7.
GLBT WELCOMES STUDENTS
The GLBT and Allies Welcome Reception for campus and community members
will be held from 5 - 7 pm on September 6 in Campus Center 25 and
the wedge. Come for food, beverage, lots of information on events.For
info, contact Angela C. Nichols, 726-7300.
UMD ATHLETICS SPONSORS
GIRL SCOUTS DAY AT UMD
Girls and parents are invited to Girl Scouts Day at UMD beginning
at 1 pm on Sunday, September 9 in Griggs Field.
The afternoon event will give girls a chance to sign up for the 2001-2002
year and allow families to see UMD. Athletics, Tweed, KUMD, the Library,
Rec Sports, Outdoor Programs, ROTC, Women's Studies and Admissions
are all involved in the event. For information, contact Linda Larson
AMERICAN INDIAN PROGRAM
The American Indian Program will hold its Fall Feast from noon - 1:30
pm on September 11 in the Kirby Bullpub. For information contact 726-8771
WOMEN'S CLUB PICNIC
The UMD Women's Club has planned a fall picnic for at 5:30 pm on Friday,
September 14 at the end of Park Point at the pavilion. The cost is
$ 6 per person. Make reservations by e-mailing Mary Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org
by September 10. New faculty members and their spouses are welcome.
For more information call Mary at 728-4146.
DIVERSITY IS SPECTRUM
The Spectrum Lecture Series program "12 Steps to Diversity," with
Mohammed Bilal, will be held at 7 pm, September 26 in the Kirby Ballroom.
A BULLDOG ODYSSEY
The Homecoming Committee is sponsoring a contest for the best decorated
department during Homecoming on October 1-7. Watch for more details.
TOURS AND EXHIBITS
Guided tours are offered at Glensheen from 9:30 am - 4 pm, daily through
September. The exhibit, "The Congdon Family Silver" will run from
September 14 - October 31.
The group fitness schedule for fall is now available in Recreational
Sports, Room 121 SpHC. Classes begin on September 10; passes are not
required the first week. You can purchase your pass now the
cost is $55 for the semester for facility pass holders and $65 for
non-pass holders. Annual passes for facility pass holders are $100
and may be purchased using a payroll deduction plan if purchased right
Classes for all fitness levels are offered starting
as early as 6:30 a.m. and as late as 5:30 pm This fall there is something
for everyone: Sport Yoga, Bounce, Spin & Core, Body Pump, Lunch
Express, Step, Kick & Sport, Cardio Combo, Aqua Fit, and Stretch
& Relax. Get your pass and get fit! For more information, call
Recreational Sports at 726-7128.
The Group Fitness Instructor Certification Course
is for anyone interested in becoming a group fitness instructor. Learn
the skills and techniques necessary to become an American Council
on Exercise (ACE) nationally certified group fitness instructor. There
are no prerequisites but it is recommended that you have at least
one year of group fitness participation. (This is not a university
credit class.) The course meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6-8 pm,
from September 18 - October 18. To register or for more information,
go to the Recreational Sports office at 121 SpHC or call 218/726-7128.
Take the Personal Trainer Certification Course
and learn the skills and techniques necessary to become an American
Council on Exercise (ACE) nationally certified personal trainer. This
course is for anyone interested in becoming a personal trainer. There
are no prerequisites but it is recommended that you have a strong
knowledge in human anatomy and physiology. (This is not a university
credit class.) The course meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6 - 8
pm, rom October 23 - November 21. To register or for more information,
go to the Recreational Sports office at 121 SpHC or call 726-7128.
Travel to the web site: http://www.d.umn.edu/cehsp/ids.html to find
out more about IDS and the upcoming events for Fall Semester 2001!
Five sessions of Tech Talk III and four sessions of Teaching Tips
will be held this fall.
HUMAN SUBJECTS MEETING
There will be a training session for all UMD faculty using human subjects
in their teaching and/or research. Particular emphasis will be upon
those faculty in the behavioral sciences who are advisors on student
research projects. Instructions will also be given on preparing proposals
for approval by the university's Institutional Review Board. The meeting
will be from 2:30 to 4 pm on Tuesday, September 11 in Kirby Bullpub.
To make a reservation, call either Mary Jo Aubin or Kathy Nyquist
in UMD's Sponsored Project Administration Office at 726-7582.
There will be an information meeting regarding sponsored projects
and contracts for all UMD faculty and any one else interested in applying
for external funding. Topics to be covered include budget preparation,
indirect costs, certified approvers, effort certification, cost sharing,
and RCR workshop training. The meeting will be from 2:30 to 4 pm on
Thursday, September 13, in the Bullpub. To make a reservation to attend,
call either Mary Jo Aubin or Kathy Nyquist in UMD's Sponsored Project
Administration Office at 726-7582.
TRAINING FOR ENTREPRENEURS
"NxLeveL(tm) for Existing Businesses," a comprehensive training program
for entrepreneurs will be offered at four locations this fall. Once
an entrepreneur opens a business, the job of keeping it running can
cause the owner to delay planning for the future. Yet neglecting to
plan is usually the reason that 95 percent of small businesses fail
after six years. Starting this September, the UMD Center for Economic
Development (CED) is offering a new program for existing business
owners that will offer practical solutions to increase their bottom
line and better their chances for long-term success. NxLeveL(tm) for
Existing Businesses will be offered in Duluth, Two Harbors, Hibbing
and Grand Rapids this fall. For information call UMD CED at 726-7298.
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