Tweed Museum of Art Schedule
A UMD Faculty Exhibition entitled
"Stephen Hilyard: Yours is the Earth" will be on display through 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.
Pianist Shulamit Maneev will perform a concert in Tweed
at 7:30 pm on October 18.
An Artist Lecture by photographer Catherine Opie will
be presented at 6 pm on October 18.
The presentation entitled "Dia de los Muertos (Day
of the Dead) Ofrenda Family Altar Displays" is sponsored by the
UMD Hispanic/Latino/Chicana Learning Resource Center and will be displayed
from October 23 to November 11.
Fritz Scholder (painter and sculptor) will give an
artist lecture at 7 pm on October 23 in the Tweed Court Gallery. The lecture
is free and open to the public. His work, "Fritz Scholder: Last Portraits"
will be displayed from October 23 to January 13.
Robert Bjork will give a lecture entitled "The Concatenating
Effect of Fritz Scholder's Art" at 12 pm on October 24 in the Tweed Lecture
Gallery. This lecture is free and open to the public.
Painter, Sharon Ellis will be giving an artist lecture
at noon on November 1 in the Tweed Lecture Gallery. This lecture is free
and open to the public.
"Neil Welliver: The Prints" will be on display from
November 6 to January 13.
Gallery owner, Phillipe Alexandre will give an artist
lecture at 7 pm on November 6 in the Tweed Lecture Gallery. This lecture
is free and open to the public.
For more information regarding the exhibitions and
events mentioned above, call Mary at the Tweed Museum of Art at 726-7823.
CONCERTS IN OCTOBER
A "Concerts in Tweed" event that features pianist Shulamit
Maneev will be presented at 7:30 pm on October 16 in the Tweed Museum
of Art. Call 726-8202 or 726-8212 for more information.
A concert by the Jazz Combo will be performed at 6:30
pm on October 24 in Kirby Ballroom.
The Bernstein/Krenzen Jazz Scholarship Concert will
be held at 7:30 pm on October 31 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
The UMD Theatre Department
will open its 2001 2002 season with the musical production of Cabaret
in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. This production will run from
October 18 21 and 24 27 at 8 pm. Cabaret is set in
Berlin in 1930. The world of Cabaret, at first glance, appears
bawdy, frivolous, titillating, and frenzied. Yet as the smokey illusion
clears, there is a contrasting vision of the destruction of personal lives
and values by the growing menace of Nazi power. Call the UMD Box Office
at 726-8561 for more information.
ALWORTH INSTITUTE INT'L BROWN BAG LUNCH
"Indonesia: Three Views" will be presented at noon
on Thursday, October 18 in the Kirby Bullpub. After attending a meeting
of the International Society for Ecological Economics in Canberra, Australia
in the summer of 2000, David Yount, retired ecologist from the USEPA,
and his wife, Geiger Yount, spent several months in Southeast and South
Asia. Yount will show slides from three of Indonesia's islands: Java,
Borneo (Kalimantan) and Sulawesi, each of which has a distinctly different
culture, religious tradition, ecology and natural history.
"Teaching and Touring in East Africa" will be held
at noon on Thursday, November 1 in the Bullpub. Donn Branstrator, UMD's
Biology Department, will discuss his travels and work in East Africa,
with additional commentary by Stacy Crawford. They will present a slide
show and tour of the culture, wildlife and ecology of Lake Victoria.
For more information, contact Cindy Christian at 726-8616
ALWORTH INSTITUTE OCCASIONAL LECTURES
"Understanding Islam" will be held at 7 pm on Tuesday,
October 16 in the Pilgrim Congregational Church, UCC, which is located
at 2310 E. 4th St. Duluth. It is an open forum with comments by Aydin
Durgunoglu, UMD Department of Psychology, and Arshia Khan, UMD Graduate
with a MS in Computer Science. This is an opportunity to understand the
basic tenets of one of the world's great religions. Questions regarding
the Islamic religion and its effects upon the lives of its followers will
be answered. This event is co-sponsored by Pilgrim Congregational Church,
"Pakistan and Global Politics" will be held at noon
on Wednesday, October 17 in Ballroom B of UMD's Kirby Student Center.
It will be presented by Arshad S. Karim, retired Political Scientist and
Vice Chancellor of the University of Karachi, Pakistan. Karim will discuss
the evolving role of Pakistan in international politics with special attention
to the changing nature of that role since the events of September 11 and
attacks in Afghanistan. Karim has written fourteen books and more than
one hundred research articles and has an extensive teaching and administrative
career. His areas of interest include governance, globalization, gender
issues, ethno-regional problems, development, public administration and
comparative politics. Karim will also be making the following presentations:
"The Geopolitics of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan" will
be held at 9:30 am on Tuesday, October 16 in Montague Hall 70.
"Islam and Pakistan towards World Relations" will be
presented at 11 am on Wednesday, October 17 in Montague Hall 70.
For more information, contact Cindy Christian at 726-8616
BIG BAD WEEDS
Learn about invasive plants and how to control them
in our yards, parks, and wilds. Registration, refreshments and displays
will be presented from 5:30 - 6 pm and a lecture, demonstrations, and
prizes will be presented from 6 - 8 pm on Wednesday, October 17, at the
Grounds Fleet Facility, 120 Elizabeth Street, UMD. Find out what is so
bad about buckthorn, loosestrife, and tansy. Learn how to choose native
plants for landscaping. The event is cosponsored by UMD Facilities Management,
U of M Extension, Hartley Nature Center, Duluth Tree Commission, Sea Grant,
and Wild Ones Natural Landscapers.
URBAN STUDIES BROWN BAG LUNCH
Retired Duluth city planner Jerry Kimball will do a
slide presentation, "Smart Growth and Duluth's Greenbelt: How the Greenbelt
Shaped Duluth" at the next Urban Studies Brown Bag presentation from noon
to 1 pm on October 17 in 140 Kirby Plaza. Kimball will trace the origins
of Duluth's park system back to the late 19th century, consider the question
of how much land Duluth should devote to parks and green space, and deal
with such controversial issues as five acre lots within the Duluth city
limits. There will be coffee and cookies available. For information contact
Judy Trolander at 726-8271.
UNIVERSITY FOR SENIORS FALL SCHEDULE
University for Seniors lectures are 45 minutes and
are followed by a question and answer session.
"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, 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.
STATE OF THE UNIVERSITY
President Yudof's annual State of the University Address
will be broadcast live on the UMD campus on closed circuit television
from 3 to 4 pm on Thursday, October 18 in 458 Humanities. At the conclusion
there will be a time for questions via telephone link.
"Chemistry of Benziodazoles and Benziodoxoles," will
be presented by Alexey Koposov, Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry,
UMD, at 3 pm on Friday, October 19 in 150 Chemistry.
"A Biosynthetic Approach to Modeling and Studying Unique
Copper Proteins," will be presented by Steven Mark Berry, Graduate Student,
Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, at
3 pm on Friday, October 26 in 150 Chemistry.
"Fluorometric Imaging of Transmembrane Ion Fluxes,"
will be presented by Jeffrey Smith, Department of Chemistry, UMD, at 3
pm on Friday, November 2 in 150 Chemistry.
"Impact of Copper Deficiency on CU, Zn-superoxide Dismutase,"
will be presented by Joseph Prohaska, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular
Biology, Medical School, UMD, at 3 pm on Friday, November 9 in 150 Chemistry.
"Occupational Asthma," will be presented by Jean Regal,
Department Immunology, Medical School, UMD, at 3 pm on Friday, November
16, in 150 Chemistry.
"Carbon Sequestration in Northern Peatlands and Global
Climate Change," will be presented by John Pastor, Department of Biology
and Natural Resources Research Institute, UMD, at 3 pm on Friday, November
30 in 150 Chemistry.
"Thermal Stability of Lithium Ion Batteries," will
be presented by Gerardine G. Botte, Department of Chemical Engineering,
UMD, at 3 pm on Friday, December 7 in 150 Chemistry.
The Department of Chemistry will host the preceding
seminars. Coffee and cookies are served at 3 pm.
Planetarium shows will be offered every Wednesday,
at 7 pm in 130 Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium. For more information contact
email@example.com or 726-7129.
Marjorie Agosin will present "Gender, Memory and Human
Rights in Latin America," at 7 pm in 80 Montague on October 18. For information
Janine Pease-Pretty on Top will present "The Changing
World of Multi Cultural Education and the Advantages of Having Diversity
in Our World" at 10 am on October 18 in the Tweed Museum of Art and at
9:15 am on October 19 in 409 Library. For information call 726-6293.
NATIONAL DEPRESSION SCREENING DAY
National Depression Screening Day will be offered for
all UMD students, staff, and faculty from 1 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, October
16 in the Kirby Bullpub. Learn more about depression and participate in
an optional confidential screening and personal interview. The event is
sponsored by UMD Health Services. Call 726-7046 for more information.
PROFESSOR FOR A DAY
On Monday, October 22 the UMD School of Business and
Economics is holding an event called Professor for a Day. There are 19
alumni coming back to campus to talk to our classes and to participate
in panel discussion such as: "The View from The Executive Suite", "A Successful
Job Search", "Career Paths and Career Development", and "Responding to
The day will begin with a breakfast in the Garden Room
for the returning alumni. There will be a continental breakfast for SBE
students in the SBE Atrium at 8:30 am. The alumni, who will be on campus
all day speaking with classes, are from companies all over Minnesota and
hold positions such as Chief Financial Officer, Sr. Vice President, President,
Director of Marketing, Human Resource Director, Vice President of Finance,
Senior Accountant, and Tax Staff. The companies represented include Best
Buy, Moline Machinery, General Mills, Pillsbury, Minnesota Power, US Bank,
DTE Energy, Miller-Dwan and McGladrey and Pullen. For more information
call Elaine Hansen at 726-6793, or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. There
will be a film entitled "Defending our Lives." on October 23 in Kirby
355-57 at noon. For more information about events contact WRAC at 726-6292.
The five degree-granting colleges will host a Major/
Minor Expo from 9 am - 1 pm on Friday, November 2, in Kirby Student Center
(across from the bookstore). Undecided students, students considering
a change of major, and students who have not yet chosen minors can stop
by to pick up major/minor planning sheets and talk with college and academic
department representatives from CLA, SBE, CEHSP, CSE, and SFA. Students
can complete Change of Program (College) forms at the expo; November 5
is the last day to file for UMD change of college for Spring Semester
FALL CAMPUS ASSEMBLY MEETING
The fall Campus Assembly meeting is scheduled for 2
pm on Tuesday, November 6 in Kirby Ballroom B. Refreshments will be served
at 1:30 pm. Agendas will be mailed to assembly members before the meeting
and copies will be on file in the library. Faculty, staff, and students
are encouraged to attend.
TOURS AND EXHIBITS
tours are offered at Glensheen from 9:30 am - 4 pm, daily through October.
The exhibit, "The Congdon Family Silver" will run through October 31.
October 16, 2001 Campus
2001 Faculty/Staff News
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