SFA ACTING DEAN ANNOUNCED
UMD has announced that Patricia Dennis was appointed Acting Dean of the
School of Fine Arts. Pat's strengths line in her broad administrative
skills, her dedication to SFA and to UMD, and her vision for the School
of Fine Arts and its collegiate programs. UMD looks forward to her leadership
in the School and welcomes her as the acting dean.
RIDE THE DTA
Ride DTA busses free with your U-CARD! The three-year U-Card/U Pass Program,
which was established in September to address the construction related
reduction of on-campus parking, was an overwhelming success in its first
year with the DTA providing an average of nearly 1,000 rides a day during
fall and spring semesters. Parking congestion on campus was minimized
this year as a direct result of the U-Card/U-Pass Program. It has become
increasingly more difficult to find convenient on-campus parking during
UMD's expansion. More than 700 campus parking spaces will have been eliminated
due to on-campus construction, which is expected to continue for the next
two years. In addition to free unlimited rides on the DTA, UMD students
living in the lower campus residential area and near city bus routes are
able to ride the #20 U-Bus Campus Circulator service. Access further information
and bus schedules at the DTA web site: www.duluthtransit.com/umd.htm or
locate the site by scrolling through "Services" on UMD's home page, then
click on "transportation".
SOLON CAMPUS CENTER DEDICATED
UMD honored Minnesota State Senator Sam Solon with the dedication of the
Solon Campus Center on August 15 in front of the Campus Center. Approximately
300 members of the community as well as state and area leaders attended
the public ceremony. Chancellor Kathryn A. Martin said, "Senator Solon
has been a strong advocate for UMD for more than 30 years. He is a loyal
friend with vision, commitment and leadership who has helped guide UMD
in its role of academic excellence and accessibility to all Minnesotans.
We are enormously grateful for all that he has done, and we are very proud
to honor him in this way." Senator Solon is a 1958 graduate of UMD with
a Bachelor of Arts degree in social science. He was first elected to the
Minnesota House in 1970 and to the Senate in 1972. He is currently serving
his 9th term.
PIERCE SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING CLINIC
During Summer Term 2001, the Robert F. Pierce Speech-Language Hearing
Clinic in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders provided
therapy and diagnostic services to 41 individuals with speech, language,
or hearing disorders. The Clinic, established in 1954, provides treatment
and evaluation services to people of all ages in the community in need
of assistance. For more information, call 726-8199.
NEWS FROM UMD STORES
CAMPUS BOOKS EVENTS: Register to win a free refurbished computer! No purchase
is necessary. The drawing will be held on Friday, September 7.
Get a free T-shirt when you purchase a specific backpack in Campus
Books. The promotion ends on Saturday, September 15 or while supplies
Take $1 off any 4 or 5 subject notebook in Campus Books from September
10 - 15.
Campus Books will sponsor Earth Friendly Days from September 17
- 20. Register for a free bin of recycled products from the UMD Stores!
On Monday, September 17, they will give away 50 sheet packets of recycled
paper from 10 am - noon or (while supplies last). On Tuesday, September
18, Louise Curnow from the Green Merchantile will distribute Earth Friendly
information from 10 am - 11 am There will be a drawing for a $25 gift
certificate from the Green Merchantile. On Wednesday, September 19, Tom
Elwell will give information on the value of bus ridership and he will
also have information about a free trip to Mexico. On Friday, September
20, Campus Books will be giving away free tree seedlings beginning at
10 am (while supplies last).
MARKETPLACE EVENTS: Take 20% off all room supplies until September
29 in the UMD Marketplace.
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