November 19, 2002, Volume 20 number 7
TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
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 now through January 12. Bauer will also be presenting a lecture at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4 as part of the Art & Design Lecture Series in the Tweed Lecture Gallery.
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.
The Tweed Museum of Art will have Weber Music Hall architect Cesar Pelli drawings and models on display in the Balcony Gallery through December 15.
For more information regarding the exhibitions and lectures mentioned above, call Mary at the Tweed Museum of Art at 726-7823.
SATURDAY MORNING ART WORKSHOP FOR KINDER (SMAWK)
MUSIC EVENTS IN THE WEBER MUSIC HALL
Opera Scenes with Rachel Inselman, director, will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 23.
Vocal Jazz Ensembles I & II, Percussion Ensemble, with Richard Johnson and David Schmalenberger, directors, will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 26.
University Singers, Concert Chorale, Chamber Singers and Instrumental Chamber Ensembles will present a Holiday Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7. On Sunday, December 8 the concert will be held at 3 p.m.
A Symphony Orchestra Concert, 3rd Annual Story-Hour Concert, with Rudy Perrault, director, will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 10.
All events are in the Weber Music Hall. For tickets call 726-8877.
For tickets or information call 726-8561.
URBAN STUDIES BROWN BAG LUNCH
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.
ALWORTH INTERNATIONAL BROWN BAG SERIES
Yogendra Rama Appadoo, a student at UMD majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and International Studies, presents Mauritius: A Place Like No Other at noon on Thursday, November 21 in Kirby Ballroom A. Appadoo will show slides and speak about the history, geography, economy, people and culture of this exotic country. Information will be available for students interested in a study abroad program in Mauritius beginning in 2003.
Rhoda Robinson, assistant professor of Special Education at UWS, and her husband, Mike Robinson, present 26 Month Sabbatical in Turkmenistan, Courtesy of United States Peace Corps at noon on Tuesday, December 3 in the Tweed Museum Lecture Gallery. The Robinsons joined the U.S. Peace Corps and were stationed in Turkmenistan from 1998-2000. They lived with a middle class family and worked in higher education. They will discuss several aspects of Turkmenistans society including politics, education, geography, history, environment, religion, daily life, and gender roles. Artifacts from Turkmenistan will be on display.
MCKNIGHT RESEARCH LECTURE
For more information, contact Janet Fitzakerley, Department of Pharmacology, UMD School of Medicine at 726-8512, e-mail email@example.com or visit http://penguin.d.umn.edu/ community/DocTalks.html
GEOGRAPHY AWARENESS WEEK
Jonathan Vlaming, a Senior Research Planner of the Metropolitan Council, will give a special presentation on A geographers role in planning and managing public lands on Monday, November 18 at noon in 355-357 Kirby. This presentation will be followed by an informal reception.
Scott Freundschuh, Department Chair, will present Using 2D and 3D campus maps on Tuesday, November 19 at noon in 355-357 Kirby.
Wednesday, November 20 is Geographic Information Systems Day in the Kirby Center. Organizations that use geographic information systems (GIS) technology will demonstrate how GIS is used in our community. Participants include: EPA Mid-Continent Ecology Division, MN Sea Grant, WLSSD, City of Duluth, St Louis County Departments, ARDC, Minnesota and Wisconsin DNR Programs, Minnesota Power, NRRI, and GIS labs in geography and geology at UMD.
Paul Olson of the Minnesota DNR will present Mapping Ground Zero on Wednesday, November 20 at noon in 120 Solon Campus Center. After the September 11th collapse of the World Trade Center in New York City, search and rescue workers from many different agencies across the country were called to help. This presentation is a personal photo journal of Paul Olsons two weeks in New York working with the FEMA search and rescue teams and how Geographic Information Systems were employed to aid the rescue efforts.
Pat Farrell, assistant professor, will present An Interdisciplinary Research Project on Ancient Maya Occupation along the Sibun River, Belize on Thursday, November 21 at noon in 323 Kirby.
On Friday, November 22, the entire department will host an open house from 10 a.m. 2 p.m. It is a chance to enjoy refreshments, meet the faculty and tour the GIS lab, Soils lab, and map library.
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.
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