Some UMD events have been cancelled due to the
tragedy on September 11, 2001. Please check with the sponsoring offices
to confirm events. For opportunities to contribute to the U.S. rebuilding
efforts, see the UMD home page News Flash
Tweed Museum of
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.
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 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 students.
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 3D digital animation,
quilting and woodcarving. An artist lecture presentation is scheduled
at noon on October 9.
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. Pianist Shulamit Maneev will perform at one of the
Concerts in Tweed at 7:30 pm on October 18.
Artist Lecture by photographer Catherine Opie will be presented at 6 pm
on October 18.
more information regarding the exhibitions and events mentioned above,
call Mary at the Tweed Museum of Art at 726-7823.
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.
URBAN STUDIES BROWN
"Working in City
Planning: UMD and Duluth" will be presented at noon on September 19
in 333 Kirby. Featuring Duluth city planners Chuck Froseth and Kyle Deming,
this Brown Bag Lunch will deal with such issues as how UMD is fitting
into Duluth's current comprehensive planning process, how student needs
(housing, recreation, shopping, transportation, etc.) are being met, and
what it's like being a planner today. Coffee and potica will be available.
A Brown Bag Lunch Series featuring professionals working on urban issues
in the community will be presented every third Wednesday of the month
sponsored by the Center for Community and Regional Research. For information,
contact Judy Trolander, email@example.com or call 726-8271.
GEOLOGICAL SCIENCE SEMINAR
Steve Sternberg, UMD Department of Chemical Engineering
will present a seminar at 4 pm on Thursday, September 20, in 175
Life Science. His topic is "
Contaminate Transport in Heterogeneous Porous Media."
There will be a Philosophy
Colloquium at 3 pm on Wednesday, September 19 in 403 Humanities,
presented by Bradley Thayer, Department of Political Science. The title
of his talk is "Bringing in Darwin: Evolutionary Theory and International
Politics." Everyone is welcome!
ALWORTH INSTITUTE INT'L BROWN BAG LUNCH
The next Alworth
Institute International Brown Bag presentation will held at noon on Thursday,
September 20 in Kirby Ballroom A. Glenn Nordehn, UMD School of
Medicine, will speak on "Trekking in Nepal." Nordehn trekked about 120
miles through the Kumbu area of Nepal in April of 2001. He will show slides
and share impressions of his trip which included hikes to the top of Kala
Pathar and to the Mount Everest Base Camp, as well as visits to Bhudhist
monasteries and to Kathmandu.
Marek Pramuka, a
student at UWS, and James Lund, UWS Dean of Students will give a presentation
on "Slovakia After Communism." at noon on Thursday, September 27,
in Ballroom A of the Kirby Student Center. Paramuka, a native of Slovakia,
and Lund, a guest of the Pramuka family, will show slides and discuss
their summer trip to Slovakia. They will focus on the political, social,
and economic changes in the country in recent years.
For more information,
contact Cindy Christian at 726-8616 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEARN ACADEMIC THINKING/MEASURE SUCCESS
will be presenting two workshops in UMD's Kirby Ballroom. "Bridging the
Gap #1: A Strategy for Helping Students Learn Academic Thinking" will
be held from 9:15 - 11:15 am on Thursday, October 4, and "Bridging
the Gap #2: A Strategy for Motivating Students and Measuring Their Successes"
will be held from 12:30 - 2:30 pm on Friday, October 5. Contact
Sheri Pihlaja at email@example.com for registration information.
Barbara E. Walvoord, Ph.D., is the Director of the Kaneb Center for Teaching
and Learning, Concurrent Professor of English, and Fellow of the Institute
for Educational Initiatives at the University of Notre Dame. She has published
a number of books and articles about assessment, writing, teaching, and
learning in Higher Education. These include Effective Grading: A Tool
for Learning and Assessment; Academic Departments: How They Work, How
They Change; In the Long Run: A Study of Faculty in Three Writing Across
the Curriculum Programs; and Thinking and Writing in College: A Naturalistic
Study of Students in Three Disciplines.
UNIVERSITY FOR SENIORS FALL SCHEDULE
University for Seniors
lectures are 45 minutes and are followed by a question and answer session.
"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
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, Department of Social Work, 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.
CLIMBING WALL OPEN HOUSE
Free ice cream cones
and a free climb at UMD's Indoor Climbing Center are waiting for you from
3 - 9 pm on September 19. Stop by the Climbing Center, located
adjacent to the ice rink in the Sports and Health Center. Climbing instructors
will be there to help you get into harness and helmet and safeguard you
with a rope as you try out our great facility.
will be offered every Wednesday, at 7 pm in 130 Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium.
A "Night Sky Show," will be presented September 19 and "The Life
of Stars" will be presented September 26.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 726-7129.
DIVERSITY IS SPECTRUM LECTURE TOPIC
The Spectrum Lecture
Series program "12 Steps to Diversity," with Mohammed Bilal, will be held
at 7 pm, September 26 in the Kirby Ballroom
In honor of Domestic
Violence Awareness Month the Women's Resource and Action Center will hold
a display outside the UMD bookstore beginning at 10 am on Monday, October
1. The display will continue from 10 am - 2 pm. October 1-5.
Five different colored shirts will be displayed, with each color representing
a different kind of crime. For information, contact 726-6292.
HOMECOMING CHALLENGE: 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. For information on Homecoming
Events go to www.d.umn.edu/alumni to see the Alumni page.
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 through October 31.
- SATURDAY ART WORKSHOPS FOR KINDER
and patterns inspired by the Northwoods, celebrate the holiday Dia de
los Muertos and explore the eerie skull and skeleton imagery. Six art
sessions for children ages 4 - 12 will be offered from 10 am - noon, September
22 - October 27 at the Tweed Museum of Art. The cost is $180 per child.
For more information contact the Tweed Museum of Art at 726-8222.
Climb for an afternoon
on the Shovel Point Sea Cliffs of Tettegouche State Park on Lake Superior
beginning at noon on Sunday, September 23. No experience is necessary.
For information or registration call Beth at 726-6533.
DISABLED SPORTS EVENT
Ever watched wheelchair
sports? Ever wondered if you could do it? Rec Sports along with Courage
Duluth and the UMD Access Center are sponsoring a Disabled Sports Event
from 1 - 6 pm on Sunday, September 30 in the UMD Field House. Activities
will include tennis, field hockey, basketball, softball and goal ball.
Come watch or play. All activities are played from a wheelchair except
goal ball which is a game that is played blindfolded. Wheelchairs will
be available for use and instruction will be given. Come join the fun.
This could be a great experience for classes. For more information contact
Dick Haney (Rec Sports) 726-7128. Pam Griffin (Access Center) 726-6101
or Eric Larson (Courage Duluth) 726-4762.
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