December 18, 2001, Volume 19 number 8

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EVENTS

art EVENTS

Tweed Museum of Art Schedule
   Fritz Scholder's work, "Fritz Scholder: Last Portraits" will be displayed in the Tweed Museum of Art 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 January 22. Part of this exhibition features the project Here by Design, an exhibit and publication developed by Lindsay Shen and James Boyd-Brent for the Goldstein Gallery, U of M Department of Design, Housing and Apparel, which displays the unique products of a variety of Minnesota designers, from beadwork to architecture and graphic design. The Here by Design exhibit and catalogue on the Twin Cities campus was funded by The Design Institute of the University of Minnesota.
   
An additional exhibition component, developed by the Tweed Museum of Art, focuses on the design process itself, exploring the way in which an idea is developed into a finished product, by presenting the work of five Duluth area designers and manufacturers: Cirrus Design Corporation; Vulpine Adaptive; UMD's Natural Resources Research Institute; Damberg, Scott, Gerzina, Wagner Architects Inc.; and LHB Engineers and Architects.
    Exhibition events include:a reception, a lecture and a family day. An open reception and round table discussion moderated by Catherine Ishino and Robert Appleton will be held from 6 - 8 pm on February 5.
   
A lecture by Lindsay Shen and James Boyd-Brent will be held at 6 pm on February 26.
   "Design It! Family Day" will be held from 1 - 4 pm on March 9.
   
For more information regarding the exhibitions and lectures mentioned above, call Mary at the Tweed Museum of Art at 726-7823.


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EVENTS lectures

WINTER MEMORIES
    Joseph Maiolo will be doing his reading of Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory” at 4:30 pm on December 19 in the Kirby Rafters. Refreshments will be served.

EVENTS classes

CENTER FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ON-LINE
   
The Center for Economic Development will be previewing its Virtual Center Training Classroom in December. Experience this real-time training with live audio, from your own desktop.
   
Event #841, Computerized Bookeeping (QuickBooks 2001), will be offered from 10 am - noon on December 17, with instructor Curt Walczak.
   
Event #840, Basics of Developing Presentations (Microsoft PowerPoint 2000); will be offered from 10 am - noon on December 18, with instructor Cindy McLeod.
   
You may register on-line at the website by going to: https://www.umdced.com/secure_pages/eventnumber.asp; Enter the event number and all information with the blue asterisk. For card number and expiration date enter 0 (not o). Submit Request. You will receive an immediate confirmation and within a few days, your electronic registration.
    The UMDCED is using state-of-the-art technology to provide this Virtual Training Classroom experience. Please pre-test your hardware and software by going to our Virtual Classroom at http://www.umdced.com/virtualcenter/classroom.html.

ALWORTH INSTITUTE INT'L BROWN BAG SERIES
   
The first presentation in the Spring 2002 Alworth Institute International Brown Bag Series will be held at noon on January 31, in Kirby Ballroom A. Deborah Good, Study Abroad Advisor for the International Education Office of UMD, will show slides and discuss "A Spanish Learning Experience." In November 2000, Good joined nine other study abroad advisors from universities across the U.S. for site visits of Spanish academic international programs. The groups visited Salamanca, Seville, Granada, Toledo and Madrid. They toured educational institutions and museums as well as cultural and historical sites.

special EVENTS


PLANETARIUM SHOWS
    Planetarium shows will be offered every Wednesday, at 7 pm in 130 Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium. For more information contact planet@d.umn.edu or 726-7129.

UNIVERSITY FOR SENIORS
    University for Seniors lectures are held on Wednesday afternoons. Questions and discussion follow each 45-minute lecture.
    "What's Happening in the Duluth/Superior Port" will be held at 1:15 pm on January 9 in the Kirby Bullpub. Lisa Marciniak, Public Relations Manager at the Duluth/Superior Port Authority, will talk about the local shipping industry and the role that the Port Authority plays in promoting it.
    "This is One Reason We Can't Break the Cycle of Poverty" will be held at 1:15 pm and January 23 in the Kirby Bullpub. Lynn Frigaard, executive director of ARC Northland, will speak on fetal alcohol syndrome, its effects and its impact on our own society.
    "Bell, Book and Casino: Indian Education and Gaming in the 21st Century" will be held at 1:15 pm on February 27. Robert Powless, retired UMD Professor and former chair of Indian Studies, will talk about the ups and downs of the education of the American Indian people and take a look at the effects of gaming on the American Indians' lives, especially education.

glensheen EVENTS

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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