COMMISSION ON WOMEN GRANTS
The Commission on Women is currently accepting grant
applications for the 2001-2002 academic year. Grant information and applications
are available online at: http://www.d.umn.edu/comwomen. Please contact
Nancy Damberg at 726-6966 for an application in an alternate format. Applications
for small grants ($300 or less) are accepted throughout the academic year.
The application deadlines for major grants ($301 - $1000) are November
15 for spring semester programs and April 15 for fall semester programs.
On-campus residents generously donated $1700 to the
victims of the World Trade Center disaster through the Penny for
Peace drive and the Residents to the Rescue drive. The
money has been donated to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. Thanks to
everyone who contributed.
A food drive, sponsored by the UMD Statesman, will be
held Monday, November 26 through Wednesday, December 12, from 8:30 a.m.
to 4 p.m. Drop off your non-perishable food items at the table in front
of the Statesman office in Kirby Monday through Thursday of each week.
Donations will be given to the Salvation Army for distribution.
NEWS FROM THE UMD STORES
CAMPUS BOOKS EVENTS
There will be a color film reprint special through November
17. Some exclusions may apply.
On Wednesday, November 14, Lise Lunge-Larson will sign her book The
Race of the Birkebeiners from noon until 2 pm in Campus Books. 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 Norways child prince from his enemies.
There will be a 20% off book sale on Wednesday, November
21. Some exclusions may apply.
There will be a color film enlargement special from Monday, November 26
to Saturday, December 1. Some exclusions may apply.
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.
On Wednesday, December 5, Campus Books offers free holiday
photos from 11 am to 1 pm.
On Thursday, December 6 and Friday, December 7, the UMD Stores will hold
their annual 20% off holiday sale from 8:30 am to 6 pm in the Kirby Rafters.
On Thursday and 8:30 am. to 4 pm on Friday, Gamma Sigma Sigma will be
in the hallway (outside the Rafters) to wrap your holiday gifts for a
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY HOURS
All UMD Stores (Bulldog Shop, Campus Books, Computer
Corner and Marketplace) will be closed from Thursday, November 22 through
Sunday, November 25.
From November 19 - 21, get 20% off of Thanksgiving cards
and candy in the Marketplace.
There will be a Used Computer Sale from 10 am to 2 pm
on Wednesday, November 14 in the Kirby Ballroom sponsored by the UMD Computer
Corner and ITSS.
LIBRARY HOURS FOR THANKSGIVING
The UMD Library Hours for Thanksgiving Week are as follows:
Monday, November 19 7:30 am - Midnight
Tuesday, November 20 7:30 am - Midnight
Wednesday, November 2 7:30 am - 7 pm
Thursday, November 22 Closed
Friday, November 23 Closed
Saturday, November 24 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday, November 25 Noon - Midnight
The Library will be closing at 7 pm the night before Thanksgiving, Wednesday,
NEWS FROM LIFE FITNESS GET INTO SHAPE
The UMD Life Fitness certified personal trainers (P.T.)
are ready to help you: 1. design a exercise program that fits your specific
needs and goals, 2. break down any confusion you may have about how to
use equipment, 3. give you courage to get on and stay on a effective exercise
program, 4. give you the basics on nutrition, and 5. improve your flexibility.
and 6. improve upon your present athletic abilities. They will motivate
you! The cost of getting a personal trainer is $15/session, with a minimum
of 3 sessions. Call Rec Sports or stop by for more information at 121
SpHC, or call 726-7128.
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 Universitys 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 email@example.com
or call 726-8996.
NEWS FROM THE UMD STORES
The UMD Stores Sidewalk Sale
will be held fr he 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
CURRENTS: PAPER OR WEB?
Many UMD faculty and staff are choosing to read Currents
on the web instead of receiving a paper copy. An e-mail reminder is sent
to email@example.com on the publication date of each issue.
The paper copies of currents go to each department. If you want to read
on the Web instead of on paper, contact your department office to reduce
the number of Currents sent. Thanks!
Questions? Contact Cheryl Reitan at 726-8996.
Currents can be viewed at www.d.umn.edu/currents
Currents is printed regularly throughout the school year. College of Liberal
Arts student, Carly Schnedler helped edit this issue of Currents.
The Fall Semester 2001 schedule continues as follows:
Deadline: Wednesday, November 28;
Print date: Tuesday, December 4.
Deadline: Wednesday, December 12;
Print date: Tuesday, December 18
The Spring Semester schedule is:
Deadline: Wednesday, January 23;
Print date: Tuesday, January 29.
Deadline: Wednesday, February 6;
Print date: Tuesday, February 12.
Deadline: Wednesday, February 20;
Print date: Tuesday, February 26.
Deadline: Wednesday, March 6;
Print date: Tuesday, March 12.
Deadline: Wednesday, March 27;
Print date: Tuesday, April 2.
Deadline: Wednesday, April 10;
Print date: Tuesday, April 16.
Deadline: Wednesday, April 24;
Print date: Tuesday, April 30.
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