October 30, 2001, Volume 19 number 5

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academic NEWS

EDWIN H. EDDY FAMILY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The thirteenth annual Edwin H. Eddy Family Foundation Scholarship luncheon was held on October 23, in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. Christy Callery was awarded the Robert F. Pierce Scholarship for Academic Excellence. This award is given to the top graduate applicant in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program. Christy received a $10,000 scholarship covering two-year of graduate study. Seven undergraduate students received scholarships in the amount of $1,500 and fifteen graduate students were awarded scholarships in the amount of $4,000 for the two-year program. The scholarships are named after the late Edwin J. Eddy, who was born in Duluth and had a lifelong speech disorder. A portion of the Eddy Foundation fund is designated for scholarships to students specializing in the field of communication disorders.

CHEMISTRY STUDENT NEWS

The UMD Chemistry and Biochemistry Club, which is also a Student Affiliate Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS), received a grant of $3,000 from the ACS to organize undergraduate student activities at the 2002 Spring Great Lakes Regional Meeting of the ACS.


AMERICAN CONSTITUTION FELLOWSHIP
Anna Marie Roos is the faculty representative for the James Madison Fellowship Program, a foundation designed to strengthen instruction about the Constitution. They award $24,000 fellowships for master’s degree level graduate study of the framing and history of the U.S. Constitution.

BIOLOGY STUDENT NEWS

   Aubie Shaw, a Ph.D. student in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, presented two posters at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, in October. The posters are entitled “Mechanisms Controlling Osteoclast Apoptosis”, authors Aubie Shaw, David Pascoe, Cecilia Giulivi and Merry Jo Oursler, and “TNF-alpha Mediated Apoptosis in Osteoclasts is Driven by Caspases”, authors Aubie Shaw and Merry Jo Oursler.
   Anne Gingery, also a Ph.D. student in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, presented a poster at the same event entitled “Divergent Apoptotic Mechanisms in TGF-beta Induced MOCLs’ by Anne Gingery, M. Karst, J. Holy, A. Shaw, and M.J. Oursler.


administrative NEWS

OUTSTANDING MEDIA AWARD

The 2001 UMD Chancellor’s Outstanding Media Person Award was presented to KDLH-TV (Channel 3) co-anchor, Amy Rutledge at ceremonies held October 25 at UMD. Rutledge is a 1991 graduate of UMD with a major in communication.

UMD LOGO AND IDENTITY GUIDE

Do you have questions about how to use the UMD logo? Did you know there is no hyphen or comma in the name University of Minnesota Duluth? Are you interested in the University’s recommended typefonts? All of the information is on the web. Go to http://www.d.umn.edu/publications/ to check it out. Questions? Contact Cheryl Reitan at creitan@d.umn.edu or call 726-8996.

NEWS FROM THE UMD STORES

   The UMD Stores Sidewalk Sale will be held from 8 am - 4 pm on Tuesday, November 6 and Wednesday, November 7 in the Kirby Student Center (in front of Campus Books). Get great sale prices on art and school supplies, food, clothing and gifts, greeting cards, Beanie Babies, bulk paper, books, computer hardware, software, electronics and computer accessories, tapes and CD’s and much more. Everyone is eligible to register for a cooler, a “grill-in-a-bag” and t-shirts.
   On Tuesday, November 6, the Coffee Cart will offer Mocha Java for only $.75 per cup!
   On Tuesday, November 6, from 11 am - 2 pm, the Cafe Express will offer BBQ beef sandwiches and a bag of potato chips for $2.
   On Wednesday, November 7, get a medium Domino’s pizza with one topping for only $4.
   From Monday, October 29 through Saturday, November 3 there will be a color film enlargement special. Some exclusions apply.
   On Wednesday, November 14, Lise Lunge-Larson will be in Campus Books signing her book The Race of the Birkebeiners from noon until 2 pm. Beginning on Monday, November 5, come into Campus Books and sign up for three free copies of the book. The drawing will be held on Tuesday, November 13. Linge-Larson immigrated to Minnesota from Norway in 1974. Since then she has been entertaining children with her stories of trolls and other magical creatures. She has written three books: The Legend of the Lady Slipper, The Troll With No Heart in His Body and Other Tales of Trolls from Norway and her most recent publication, The Race of the Birkebeiners, a medieval adventure of the race to save Norway’s child prince from his enemies.
   From noon to 1 pm on Wednesday, November 28, Kathy Isola will sign her books, The Lakewalk is a Cakewalk, In Dreams, and her newest book, Amaranth and The Magic Garden.

BULLDOG SHOP EVENT

It’s time again for the annual Bulldog Shop Halloween Balloon Sale. Get up to 80% off your favorite imprinted clothing from 9 am to 6 pm on Wednesday, October 31.

COMPUTER CORNER EVENT

There will be a Used Computer Sale, sponsored by the UMD Computer Corner and ITSS from 10 am - 2 pm on Wednesday, November 14 in the Kirby Ballroom.

UMD CALENDAR OF EVENTS
   See the web page: http://www.d.umn.edu/umdevents
Departments are urged to post their events on this comprehensive calendar. For information on how to post events, contact Cheryl Reitan at 726-8996 or e-mail creitan@d.umn.edu.

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Currents is printed regularly throughout the school year. School of Liberal Arts student, Carly Schnedler helped edit this issue of Currents. The Fall Semester 2001 schedule continues as follows: Deadline: Wednesday, November 7;
Print date: Tuesday, November 13.
Deadline: Wednesday, November 28;
Print date: Tuesday, December 4.
Deadline: Wednesday, December 12;
Print date: Tuesday, December 18

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