UNIVERSITY FOR SENIORS OFFERS INTERGENERATIONAL
University for Seniors (US) offers UMD faculty an opportunity to incorporate
intergenerational interactions into their curriculum. Sharing Across GenErations
(SAGE) will coordinate individual interviews or group presentations between
US members and UMD students. Over the past seven years US members have
cooperated with over fifteen different departments. For
more information and scheduling please contact Mary Lee Lalich, Director
University for Seniors at 726-6347 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BLUR SELECTED TO PLAY AT ACTF
The American College Theater Festival (ACTF) selected UMDs play
Blur as one of tens plays from more than 100 entries for the regional
competition of the Kennedy Center/ACTF. Blur will be presented at the
regional competition on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa
in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on Friday, January 24
at 7:30 p.m.
HUMAN RIGHTS/SOCIAL JUSTICE FACULTY STAFF AWARD
All UMD faculty and staff are invited to participate in the nomination
process for the 2003 Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice
Award, designed to honor those faculty, staff and students who have made
outstanding contributions to the University and external community in
the areas of human rights and social justice. The awards will be presented
at the University of Minnesotas Community Service Award Recognition
Ceremony. A $1,000 stipend will be awarded to each of the recipients.
For guidelines, contact Sallye McKee, Associate Vice Provost at (612)
624-0594. Nomination materials are due by February 14, 2003.
CONSERVATION BIOLOGY PROPOSALS
Abstracts are now being accepted for the 17th Annual Meeting of the Society
for Conservation Biology, to be held June 28 July 2, in Duluth.
The local organizing committee is accepting abstracts for invited symposia,
poster and oral presentations. The theme of the meeting, Conservation
of Land and Water Interactions, will focus attention on water, forests,
wetlands, the Great Lakes, other large lakes and rivers of the world,
marine and coastal systems, and associated biodiversity issues. Deadline
for submission is January 10. For more information, see the meetings
web site at www.d.umn.edu/ce/conferences/scb2003 or contact Kris Lund
at email@example.com or 726-7810.
WOMAN OF THE YEAR PROPOSALS
All members of the UMD community are invited to nominate any current or
former UMD faculty or staff woman for the Linda Larson-Commission on Women,
Woman of the Year Award. The nomination should be in the form of a letter
that includes the following: 1. The name of the woman being nominated
including contact information for her; 2. A description of the activities
that show outstanding contribution to the continuing improvement of womens
experiences at UMD and in Duluth at large; and 3. The name and contact
information for the person(s) nominating this individual. Please deliver
nomination letters to The Commission on Womens office, 420 Darland
Administration Building by March 30. This award will be presented at the
Commission on Womens Spring Lunch on May 7.
NEWS FROM UMD STORES
The UMD Stores will sponsor the Womens Hockey Series (vs. Wisconsin)
at the DECC on Friday, January 17 and Saturday, January 18. The first
500 people to come to the hockey game on Friday, January 17, will receive
a Split Apart Magnet from the UMD Stores. Campus Books also
invites you to register for FREE hockey tickets and a pizza party from
6:15 - 7 p.m on Friday, January 17 in Paulucci Hall, Room 5.
For information about Bulldog Shop, Campus Books Computer Corner and Marketplace
holiday hours, call 726-7286.
There will be a 20% off general book sale on Wednesday, January 15. Some
books are not included in the sale. Check out our selection of $2.99 bargain
books, now in Campus Books. These books are not included in the 20% off
General Book Sale on Wednesday, January 15.
Questions? Contact Cheryl Reitan at 726-8996.
Currents can be viewed at www.d.umn.edu/currents
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:
The Spring Semester 2003 schedule is:
Deadline: Wednesday, January 30; Print date: Tuesday, February 4.
Deadline: Wednesday, February 12; Print date: Tuesday, February 18.
Deadline: Wednesday, February 26; Print date: Tuesday, March 4.
Deadline: Wednesday, March 12; Print date: Tuesday, March 18.
Deadline: Wednesday, April 2; Print date: Tuesday, April 8.
Deadline: Wednesday, April 16; Print date: Tuesday, April 22.
Deadline: Wednesday, April 30; Print date: Tuesday, May 6.
December 24, 2002 Campus
December 24, 2002 Faculty/Staff
for an E-mail notice of each Currents issue: instructions
To submit material to CURRENTS, email
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity
educator and employer.
Comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Return to UMD Home Page.
Copyright: 2002-2003 University of Minnesota Duluth
Page URL: http://www.d.umn.edu/currents
Page Coordinator: University Relations