TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
The exhibit, Selections from the Collection: Photographs and Photo-derived
Artworks will be on display through November 3. This exhibition
presents prints and photographs from the permanent collection, many newly
acquired. It also complements Discontinuum: Photographs by Jane
Calvin, which is on display now through November 10.
The exhibits, Studio Glass from the Collection
of Don and Carol Wiiken and Joel Philip Myers: New Works,
1996-2000 run through December 21.
Sarah Bauer, professor, Department of Art and Design,
and media/multimedia artist will be displaying her works from November
19 - January 12.
Bauer has been studying and practicing Tibetan
Buddhism and Dzogchen since 1996 and has traveled extensively to countries
including South Africa, Israel, Europe, Thailand and most recently Nepal
and Tibet. Bauers mixed-media installation works will be featured
in this exhibition.
For more information regarding the exhibitions
and lectures mentioned above, call Mary at the Tweed Museum of Art at
SATURDAY MORNIGN ART WORKSHOP FOR KINDER
SMAWK will offer children (ages 5-12) a museum-based fine
arts experience through art appreciation, art history, artistic creativity
and exploration of the Tweed Museum of Art. The sessions run from 10 a.m.
- noon. Printing Patterns: Celebrate the Seasons is offered
December 7 and 14. Call 726-8527 for more information or registration
ART AND DESIGN LECTURE SERIES
On Tuesday, October 22 at noon, Peter Cummings and Janet Good will
present an art and design lecture in the Tweed Lecture Gallery.
On Wednesday, November 6 at 2 p.m., computer
game animator Chuck Carter will present a lecture in the Tweed Lecture
MEMBER DOUBLE DISCOUNT DAY
Tuesday, November 5 is Member Double Discount
Day. Museum members receive 30% off from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Become a museum
member that day and receive the same discount.
DIAS DE LOS MUERTOS
On Saturday, November 9, the Tweed Museum of Art celebrates Dia
de los Muertos with free Family Day activites from 1 - 4 p.m.
THE OVATION SERIES WEBER MUSIC HALL
The inaugural celebration for the Weber Music Hall will be held October
24-27. Richard Stoltzman, clarinet, will present the first performance
in the Weber Music Hall 2002-03 Ovation Guest Artist Series at 7:30 p.m.
on October 25, 2002. The other three performances in the series include
the Dale Warland Singers on November 9, T.S. Monk, on March
7; and the Turtle Island String Quartet will perform with the Ying
Quartet on April 26. Call 726-8561, or 726-8877 for reservations
and further information.
HONOR CHOIR FESTIVAL
Honor Choir Festival Concert will be held at 4:45 p.m. on October 29
in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
For more information call 726-8561, or 726-8877 for more information.
FALL STRING FESTIVAL
Senior High School String Festival Concert will be held at 4 p.m. on October
30 in the Weber Music Hall.
For more information call 726-8561 or 726-8877.
Brighton Beach Memoirs will run October
23 26. Its 1937 at Brighton Beach, NY. The characters
are a Jewish extended family struggling through the Depression and heading
into the terrors of WWII. The household is crowded and financially depressed,
but rich in spirit, love, hope, humor, and hormones! Be prepared to laugh
and cry as the wide-eyed teenager, Eugene, takes the audience on a roller
coaster journey as he comes of age.
URBAN STUDIES BROWN BAG LUNCH
Don Wyatt, editor of the Duluth News Tribune will present, Public
Journalism and the Duluth News Tribune from noon - 1 p.m. on Wednesday,
October 23 in the Garden Room. Wyatt will discuss the the role
of the newspaper in the community, how the News Tribune uses public journalism,
and the goals of his newsroom.
Sheldon Johnson, deputy director of the Northwest
Regional Planning Commission, Spooner, Wisconsin will present, Regional
Planning from noon - 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20 in
the Kirby Ballroom. Johnson will discuss the planning trends in towns
and rural areas. For more information contact Judy Trolander at 726-8271.
SPECTRUM LECTURE: INTERSEX PATIENT ADVOCACY
The Intersex Patient Advocacy Movement: People vs Theory will
be presented by Cheryl Chase at 7 p.m. on October 23 in
the Kirby Ballroom. Chase, from the Intersex Society of North America,
will talk about medical ethics, human rights and more. For info contact
Angela Nichols at 726-7300.
ALWORTH INSTITUTE BROWN BAG LUNCH
Nonviolent Peaceforce: The Nonviolent Alternative to War will
be presented by Donna Howard and the Global Nonviolent Peaceforce at noon
on Thursday, October 24 in Kirby Ballroom A . The organization
hopes to intervene in conflict areas, creating safety and space in which
locals can work toward conflict resolution and lasting peace. Howard will
discuss her experiences with human rights workers in Guatemala, and in
Sri Lanka. She will offer a vision of how nonviolence at the national
level can at times prevent, end or reduce the ravages of warfare.
Papua New Guinea: Glimpses of a Unique World
will be presented by Sharon Kemp, retired anthropologist from UMD and
Jack Kemp, retired senior minister of the Pilgrim United Church of Christ
in Duluth at noon on Thursday, October 31 in Kirby Ballroom A .
The couple will discuss the human and natural diversity in this country
of islands, mountains and broad rivers, which also contains unique bird
and insect species. For information call 726-8616.
On Friday, November 1, Chris Burdett, Ph.D. candidate, University
of Minnesota, will present Current status of the Canada Lynx,
hosted by Jerry Niemi.
On Friday, November 8, Meghan E. Brown,
UMD/UMTC graduate student in Water Resource Studies, will present A
2001 survey of crustacean zooplankton in the western arm of Lake Superior
as her Water Resource Studies masters degree defense.
On Friday, November 15, John Downing from
Iowa State University will present A slow and lingering death
notes on a century of decline in North Americas mussel fauna,
hosted by Donn Branstrator.
Biology seminars can be found on the web at http://www.d.umn.edu/~sjohns35/seminar_webpage.htm.
For more information, call 726-6262.
The Department of Geology will offer presentations throughout the year.
All presentations will be at 4 p.m. in 175 Life Science, with coffee at
On Thursday, November 7, George Rip
Rapp, professor, Department of Geological Sciences, and director, Archaeometry
Laboratory, UMD, will present A Geo-Odyssey: Shifting Fields, Shifting
On Thursday, November 21, Lisa Park, professor
of geology, University of Akron, Ohio will present The Neogene of
Africa: The Role of Environments in Terrestrial Evolution.
On Thursday, December 5, Jim Miller, Minnesota
Geological Survey, St. Paul and Mark Severson, Natural Resources Research
Institute, UMD, will present The Skaergaard Intrusion of East Greenland:
A Geologic Travelogue on the Mother of all Layered Mafic Intrusions.
On Thursday, December 12, Kim Smith and
Jill Flater, Department of Geological Sciences, will present Iceland.
For more information on any of the Geology presentations contact Claudia
LOCAL AUTHOR HONORED
The UMD Library will host author Sarah Stonich from 4 - 6 p.m. on Thursday,
November 7, in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda. Stonich is a St.
Paul resident and Proctor native whose debut novel, These Granite Islands,
received honorable mention at the 2002 North Eastern Minnesota Book Awards.
These Granite Islands is the tale of 99-year-old
Isobel who recalls the haunting summer of 1936, a summer that changed
her life forever. Stonich will discuss past and present Minnesota writers
bringing to light some of the differences between a regional and mass-market
author. She will also discuss her own personal journey down the road to
becoming a writer.
SPECTRUM LECTURE: WAR, GENDER AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Award-winning author Susan Griffin will present, The Private Life
of War: War, Gender, and the Environment at 7 p.m. on Monday, November
11 in the Kirby Ballroom. Using work from her book about the development
of nuclear weapons, A Chorus of Stones, she will discuss the trend in
modern warfare to target civilians, violence which can be tied to a battle
over natural resources such as oil. She explores the links between warfare
and societies based on dominance, and will explore other value systems
which have developed over centuries.
Griffin will also hold a writing workshop from
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12, in the Kirby Garden Room.
For information contact Beth Bartlett at email@example.com.
Current Issues in Medicine is the focus of this falls
2002 lecture series presented by the UMD School of Medicine. Lectures
are held at 7:30 p.m. in 142 School of Medicine. On November 12,
Emerging Topics in Infectious Disease will be presented and
on December 10, 2002 Nobel Prize in Medicine will be
For more information, contact Janet Fitzakerley,
Department of Pharmacology, UMD School of Medicine at 726-8512, e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://penguin.d.umn.edu/ community/DocTalks.html.
MINNESOTA SEA GRANT LECTURE SERIES
The University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program is hosting a free public
The Duluth presentations will be broadcast via
live streaming video over the Internet from the Minnesota Sea Grant Web
site, http://www.seagrant.umn.edu/speakerseries/index.html for those unable
to attend. Those in the desktop audience can e-mail questions to the researchers
during the question period following each talk.
The next session will be held on November 13,
from 7- 8 p.m. at the Duluth, EPA Mid-Continent Ecology Division,
Gitchee Gumee Conference Facility and November 14, from 7- 8 p.m.
in Grand Marais, North House Folk School. The topic will be Romancing
the Sea Lamprey, presented by assistant professor Weiming Li, Department
of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University.
Li will describe his groundbreaking research, which
yielded a purified vial of Lamprey pheromones, a super-powered sexual
attractant that is expected to lead to novel management options for controlling
this damaging invasive species in the Great Lakes.
WHO KILLED JFK?
James H. Fetzer, McKnight Professor of Philosophy, UMD, will present Who
Killed JFK? on Thursday, November 21 from 7 - 10:30 p.m.
in 185 Life Science. Fetzer edited Assassination Science (1998) and Murder
in Dealey Plaza (2000). He chaired a national conference in the Twin Cities
in 1999, co-chaired national conferences in Dallas in 2000 and in 2001,
and will chair a national conference on the Zapruder film in the Twin
Cities in 2003. He maintains a web site at www.assassinationscience.com
and is founding editor the journal, Assassinationresearch.com (2002).
UNIVERSITY FOR SENIORS
John Steinbeck is a familiar name to literature
students. His writings are believed by many to capture the life of the
common man during the Depression-era 1930s. Retired local businessman
Don Cameron has a different view, however. A long-time admirer of Steinbeck,
Cameron will present some of the unknown aspects of this uniquely American
writer as he presents Remembering John Steinbeck: When America Was
Young at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23 in the Bullpub.
For more information on any University for Seniors
events please call 726-7637.
Guided tours are offered at Glensheen from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., daily through
October. A fall exhibit, Chester Congdon, A Man of the Land,
will run through November 3. The exhibit features more than 50
of Congdons personal items from the U.S. and around the world that
show his interest and love of the land.
Call 218-726 8910 or toll-free: 888-454-GLEN (4536)
for more information.
ASIAN/PACIFIC AMERICAN COOKING
The Asian Pacific American Association will present their annual Cooking
Show at 7 p.m. on October 24 in the Kirby Bullpub. Taste the exotic
foods of Asian Cuisine! For info contact 726-6335 or e-mail kvang@.dumn.edu.
WEBER DEDICATION WITH CESAR PELLI
Cesar Pelli, world-renowned architect and designer of the Weber Music
Hall, will be at UMD this month. The Weber Music Hall will open on Friday,
October 25 with Pelli speaking to the public from 9 - 10 a.m. Students,
faculty, staff and public are invited. Seating is limited and tickets
are available at the Marshall Performing Arts Theatre at UMD on a first
come basis. The box office is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. - 4
Pelli has designed a number of famous buildings
including Malaysias Petronas Twin Towers and the World Financial
Center in New York City. His designs have earned him over 100 awards for
design excellence, including the coveted Gold Medal in 1995 from the American
Association of Architects (AIA). The AIA cited his design of the World
Financial Center and Winter Garden in New York City as one of the best
10 works of architecture completed since 1980.
The Tweed Museum of Art will have Cesar Pelli drawings
and models on display in the Balcony Gallery from October 24 - December
The five degree-granting colleges will host a Major/ Minor Expo on Wednesday,
October 23 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. in the Kirby Student Center. Undecided
students, those considering a change of major, or those who have not yet
chosen a minor can stop by to pick up major/minor planning sheets and
talk with representatives from CLA, SBE, CEHSP, CSE, SFA, and Career Services.
Students can complete Change of College forms at the expo; November 4
is the deadline to file for UMD change of college for Spring 2003.
NIGHTWALK FOR CAMPUS SAFETY
Nightwalk will be held on Monday, October 28, from
6 - 7:30 p.m. The purpose of the Nightwalk is to walk together,
covering all outside (and several inside) areas of the campus in search
of unsafe areas. Participants will meet inside Kirby Student Center, near
the Information Desk, at 6 p.m. Participants are encouraged to wear clothing
appropriate for walking outside and to bring a flashlight. Campus safety
recommendation forms will be made available that evening and will be collected
following the walk. It is asked that each participant complete a recommendation
form listing any areas of possible safety improvement. Recommendations
may also be sent to Finance and Operations (500 DAdB) by Monday, November
4. Your comments will be used by Finance and Operations, UMD Safety, and
the Health and Emergency Preparedness Advisory Committee to make plans
for campus improvements. For more information call Greg Fox at 726-7101.
Health Services will offer a Flu Shot Clinic from 9 a.m - 3 p.m. and Wednesday,
October 30. The cost is $8 for students and $10 for staff/faculty
in cash/check only. For more information, call 726-8155.
Learn the basics of paper making with natural materials on Wednesday,
November 6 from 5 - 7 p.m. in Sports and Health Center room 9.
For registration and information call 726-6533.
WOMEN ON THE WALL
Womens night in the UMD Indoor Climbing Center will be held on Thursday,
November 7 from 6 - 9 p.m. Women instructors will provide a supportive
environment to welcome new and experienced climbers alike. For more information
UMD EMPLOYEE BENEFITS FAIR
UMD Employee Benefits Fair (Health, Wellness, and Safety Awareness) is
scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 7 in
the Kirby Ballroom. Family members are welcome to attend and registration
is not required. Student employees are invited to attend the Safety Awareness
portion of the Fair.
The Fair provides participants an opportunity to ask questions of representatives
from the health, retirement plans, wellness, safety related organizations
and other University departments. Visit http://www.d.umn.edu/ umdhr/Events/fair.html
for more information.
Submit Open Enrollment forms to UMD Human Resources by November 15.
Highlights of German cinema will be shown every other Thursday during
the fall semester at 6:30 p.m. in 403 Humanities. The videos cover 70
years of German cinema, from the 1920s to the 1970s, and are followed
by a discussion in German. For a listing of dates and films to be shown,
Planetarium shows are offered every Wednesday at 7 p.m. in 130 Marshall
W. Alworth Planetarium. For more information contact email@example.com
GLBT COMING OUT EVENTS
Jean Nickolaus Tretter, archivist and historian, is the owner of the GLBT
archive, The Tretter Collection, which is housed at the University
of Minnesota Twin Cities campus in the Steven J. Schochet Center for GLBT
Studies. During October, two displays from the collection will be on exhibit
in the UMD library, the Stonewall Riots and GLBT People
and the Holocaust.
If you missed the first seven weeks of Life Fitness classes this semester,
dont worry! Now is your chance to get a pass for the next seven
weeks! The Fall II Life Fitness pass entitles you to attend any Life Fitness
classes on the Fall II schedule offered from October 28 - December
13. Stop by the Recreational Sports & Outdoor Program office at
121 SpHC or call 726-7128 for more information.
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