Tweed Museum of Art Schedule
Museum store is offering a special event for holiday
shopping on Tuesday, December 4 from1 - 8 pm. Get great deals on unique
gifts for everyone on your list.
The "World AIDS Day Art Exhibition and Silent Auction"
is on display through December 9.
Fritz Scholder's work, "Fritz Scholder: Last Portraits"
will be displayed through January 13.
"Neil Welliver: The Prints" will be on display
through January 13. In cooperation with Alexandre Fine Art, New York,
the Tweed Museum of Art presents an exhibition of fifty large-scale woodcuts
by one of the country's most respected landscape artists.
"Here by Design (Made
in Minnesota)" opens on January 22.
more information regarding the exhibitions and lectures mentioned above,
call Mary at the Tweed Museum of Art at 726-7823.
CONCERTS IN DECEMBER
The New York Chamber Soloists Vivaldis The
Four Seasons will be presented at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, November 13
in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
The UMD Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Concert Band, directed
by Mark Whitlock and Dan Eaton, will perform at 3 pm on Sunday, December
2 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
Opera Scenes will be presented at 7:30 pm on Friday, December
7 and Saturday, December 8 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
Sounds of the Season will be presented
at 3 pm on Sunday, December 9 in the Pilgrim Congregational Church. Holiday
favorites performed by University Singers, Concert Chorale, Chamber Singers,
The UMD Percussion Ensemble and Vocal Jazz Ensembles
will perform at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, December 11 in the Marshall Performing
Arts Center. David Schmalenberger and Tina Thielen-Gaffey are the directors.
The music department will present a Big Band Extravaganza
at 7:30 pm on Thursday, December 13 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
Swing along with Jazz I and II to the sounds of the Big Band era.
The UMD Symphony Orchestra will present the Holiday
Concert at 7:30 pm on Saturday, December 15 in the Marshall Performing
For more information on music events contact Barbara Tomlinson at the
UMD Department of Music at 726-8208 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Movie Game by Adam Hummel will
be performed at 8 pm from November 30 - December 2 and December 4 - 8
in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. As the story goes, when Jack Goldberg
realized his life wasnt exciting enough, he didnt expect it
to become a movie, especially a romantic comedy. But thats what
happens when Jacks therapist introduces him to failed film director
Blake Langley, and Jack finds himself caught between two women. See the
world premiere of this fun, charming romantic comedy. Call 726-8561 or
email email@example.com for tickets.
CH, CH, CHANGES: TRANSGENDER ON CAMPUS
Members of the Transgender Community will speak at
7 pm on Wednesday, December 5 in Campus Center 120. The event is sponsored
by the GLBT Services, UMD Office of Equity Education, Queer Students Union
and the Psychology Department. For information on this event, please contact
Angie Nichols at 726-7300.
THE OUTDOOR PROGRAM'S RARE OPPORTUNITY
"The Great Age of Exploration: Byrd's Antarctic
Expedition with Col. Norman Vaughan" will be presented at 7:30 pm
on Sunday, December 9 in Marshall Performing Arts Center. "Dream
Big and Dare to Fail" is the motto of Col. Norman Vaughan, chief
dog driver during Admiral Byrd's 1929
geologic expedition, which set foot on land never before seen by humans.
At 94 years old, he is the last surviving member of the 1928-1930 expedition.
Since then, he has driven dogs in World War II as ambulances, rescued
air crews in Greenland by dogsled, been in the 1932 Olympics, mushed 13
Iditarod Sled Dog Races, been named Musher of the Year in 1990 at the
age of 84, and climbed his namesake, Mount Vaughan, a 10,302 - foot peak
in Antarctica on his 89th birthday! Through slides and stories, Col. Vaughan
will relate his experiences on the first Byrd Antarctic Expedition. Col.
Vaughan will sign his books My Life of Adventure and With Byrd
at the Bottom of the World following the presentation. For more information,
check out our web-site: http://www.umdoutdoorprogram.org.
Joseph Maiolo will be doing his reading of Truman Capotes
A Christmas Memory at 4:30 pm on December 19 in the Kirby
Rafters. Refreshments will be served.
TERRORISM AND THE ISLAMIC WORLD
At 7:30 pm on Thursday, December 6, in Mitchell Auditorium
at The College of St. Scholastica, Sherle R. Schwenninger will discuss,
"U.S. Foreign Policy, Terrorism And the Islamic World." Schwenninger
is a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute at the New School University
in New York and is an advisor to the New America Foundation and The
Nation magazine. Most recently, Schwenninger was a senior program
coordinator for the Project on Development, Trade and International Finance
at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is the author (with Walter Mead)
of A Financial Architecture for Middle Class Oriented Development.
Schwenninger writes and speaks frequently on questions of American foreign
policy and international economic and security issues. This event is co-sponsored
by The Center for the Study of Peace & Justice at The College of St.
Scholastica, the Royal D. Alworth Institute for International Studies,
and the Western Lake Superior World Affairs Council. This event is free
and open to the public.
GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES SEMINARS
Deborah Rausch, Department of Geological Sciences and
Large Lakes Observatory, UMD presents, "Sedimentation Patterns in
Western Lake Superior," at 4 pm on Thursday December 6 in Life Sciences
Mr. Mark Severson, Natural Resources Research Institute,
UMD The Duluth Complex presents, "Whatever Happened to Those Cu-Ni
Deposits?" at 4 pm on Thursday December 13 in Life Sciences 175.
Aaron Johnson, Mayo Clinic Graduate Program, Rochester,
presents, "The Prevalent, Protective and Pathogenic Attributes of
a CTL Response Towards an Immunodominant Viral Epitope in a Murine Model
of Multiple Sclerosis" at 3:30 pm on December 7 in Life Sciences
David VanderMeulen, UMD graduate student, presents,
"Plant Litter Quality and Decomposition in Northern Peatland"
at 3:30 pm on December 14 in Life Sciences 175.
ALWORTH INSTITUTE EVENTS
The final installment of the Alworth Institute Series,
"Perspectives on the Afghan War, " will be held at noon on Tuesday,
December 4, in the Bullpub of the Kirby Student Center. Paul Sharp will
speak on "Diplomatic Aspects of the Afghan War." Sharp is a
professor of Political Science at UMD and Director of the Alworth Institute
for International Studies. He has written two books and numerous articles
on foreign policy and diplomacy. He is currently undertaking research
on citizen diplomacy.
Also, the last Alworth International Brown Bag Lunch
presentation of the semester will take place at noon on Thursday, December
6, in Ballroom A of the Kirby Student Center. The topic, "Finland
in the New Europe: The View from Jyväskylä" will be presented
by Alexis Pogorelskin, chair of UMD's History Department. She will discuss
Finland's new relationships with the European Union, NATO, the former
Soviet Union as well as its other Baltic neighbors. She will also examine
Finland's emergence as a nation due to the development of a Finnish national
culture in the mid-1900s.
"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 seminar is hosted
by Department of Chemistry.
NEWS FROM UMD STORES
Bullodog Shop Event:
This year's annual Bulldog Shop Holiday Sale in the
Kirby Rafters will be on Thursday, December 6 from 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
and Friday, December 7 from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Absolutely everything (clothing,
gifts, CD's, Tapes, Videos) will be 20% off the regular price! On Thursday,
December 6, from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. they will serve hot spiced cider and
holiday cookies. Gamma Sigma Sigma will wrap gifts in the Kirby Hallway,
(just outside the Rafters) for a minimal fee. All proceeds will be donated
to "Adopt a Family".
Campus Books Events:
On Wednesday, December 5 there will be FREE holiday
photos with the Grinch from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The Cash for Books Buyback will be held from December
14 - 20 in the Kirby Ballroom and in the Kirby Rafters on December 21
. For more information, call 726-7286.
On Wednesday, December
19 there will be a 20% off book sale. The sale does not include all items.
Register to win the 30 inch plush snowman in the front
display window. No purchase necessary. The drawing will be held on December
From December 17 - 21, get 20% off Holiday Cards and
Candy (including Russell Stover).
TOYS FOR TOTS AND TEENS
The UMD Athletic Department
will again be raising money to purchase toys for needy youth in the Duluth
area. Last year over $1,500 was raised in this program. Donations will
be accepted at home athletic events in December and at a booth in Kirby
Center from 10 am to 2 pm each day from December 10. People can also send
donations to Sharyl in the athletic office. Anyone donating will have
an opportunity to win some fantastic prizes.
Enjoy an evening of fun at the Kwanzaa Celebration,
sponsored by the Black Student Association. The celebration begins in
the Kirby Cafe on December 8 at 6 pm and the dinner will be held at 8
pm. The celebration will then move to the Ballroom to distribute toys
and dance. For info contact Chrystal Gardner at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 726-8115.
TOYS FOR NEEDY CHILDREN
The Black Student Organization is collecting toys for
needy children outside of the Kirby Book Store from 10 am - 3 pm from
December 5-7. For info contact Chrystal Gardner at email@example.com
or call 726-8115.
Planetarium shows will be offered every Wednesday,
at 7 pm in 130 Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium. For more information contact
firstname.lastname@example.org or 726-7129.
Glensheen announces its annual
Holiday Brunch schedule for December. The days are: December 4, 6, 8,
9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 18, and 20. The brunch is prepared by the Exchange
and held in Glensheen's newly restored indoor winter garden.
NEW YEAR'S EVE FINE DINING
Kick-off the holidays or celebrate the New Year
at Glensheen! New Year's Eve dinner courses are prepared by the Exchange
and served in Glensheen's formal dining room on December 31 at 4:30 pm.
Call 218-726 8910 or toll-free: 888-454-GLEN (4536) for more information.
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