October 8, 2002, Volume 20 number 4

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Join Continuing Education for a tour of the Emerald Isle during winter break, January 8-20. Participants will visit County Kerry, Blarney Castle, the Rock of Cashel, Clonmel, Dublin, the Abbey Theatre, Sligo, Galway, Limerick, County Wicklow, the Dingle Peninsula, and more. Along the way, a local guide and storyteller will regale travelers with folktales, history, poetry, mythology, literature, and other stories. Academic credit is available; financial aid may be available. For more information, contact Pauline Nuhring at 726-6361, e-mail pnuhring@d.umn.edu, or check our website:

administrative NEWS

William Wade has been named vice chancellor for University Relations. This new position also includes responsibility for the UMD Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. The Office of University Relations and Development includes development, public relations, publications, alumni, photography and KUMD radio. Wade was the former director of the Office of University Relations and Development at UMD.

SchoolRider will begin non-stop service for UMD students to the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis starting September 20. Round trips from campus to campus are $69. For more information and to make reservations, check the SchoolRider website: http://www.schoolrider.com.

A new exhibition of material from the Ramseyer-Northern Bible Society Museum Collection entitled “Writing Systems of the World” is on display now through the end of fall semester on the second floor of the UMD Library. The collection has material in over thirty different scripts into which the Bible has been translated at some time. On display will be examples such as Greek, Cyrillic, Hebrew, and Arabic; different transcribing systems and specially constructed alphabets such as those for Cherokee and Cree; along with Braille and Moone Type for the blind. For more information contact the Library Administrative Office at 726-8102.

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Campus Books Events:
There will be a color film reprint special in Campus Books from Monday, October 14 - October 19.

On Wednesday, October 16, there will be a 20% off general book sale in Campus Books.

The last day to purchase or return fall semester textbooks with proof of cancellation, receipt and ID in Campus Books is Monday, October 21.

Marketplace Event:
There will be a drawing for a Halloween Jack-O-Lantern in the UMD Marketplace from October 21- October 30. Watch for the Jack-O-Lantern in the display window!

Bulldog Shop Event:
Thursday, October 31, get up to 80% off on your favorite imprinted clothing during the annual Bulldog Shop Halloween Balloon Sale. Shop hours are from 9 a.m.- 6p.m.

Museum Store Event:
From 4 - 6 p.m., October 15, The Museum Store is featuring new work by artist Betsy Bowen.

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Currents is printed regularly throughout the school year. Students Amelia Anderson and Heather Ziebell helped edit this issue of Currents.
The Fall Semester 2002 schedule continues as follows:

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