April 8, 2003, Volume 20 number 14

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CAMPUS NEWS

UMD MAKES IT THREE, BULLDOGS BEAT HARVARD 4-3 IN SECOND OVERTIME
The Bulldogs made it three on Sunday, when they captured their third consecutive NCAA Women’s Hockey National Championship, winning the final game 4-3 in the second over-time over Harvard University. Sophomore forward Nora Tallus tallied the game-winning goal at 4:19 of the second overtime. The goal was assisted by Erika Holst and Joanne Eustace. Senior forward Hanne Sikio had two goals in the game, while Joanne Eustace tallied two assists. Caroline Ouellette tallied the opening goal for UMD. Patricia Sautter shined in net, saving 41 Harvard shots in the game. Three UMD players were selected to the All-Tournament team: Jenny Potter, Hanne Sikio and Caroline Ouellette. Caroline Ouellette also got the Most Valuable Player honor of the tournament.


academic NEWS .

NEW GENETICS IN MEDICINE
New Genetics in Medicine is a special spring seminar series that is being presented by the University of Minnesota School of Medicine-Duluth with co-sponsorship by the St. Luke’s Hospital Foundation and the Duluth Clinic Foundation. The series will highlight recent research advances in gene-based clinical medicine. Topics include: stem cell therapy, cancer genomics, genetics of psychiatric disorders, genetics of neuro-oncology, pharmacogenomics, genetics in primary care, bioethics and pharmacogenetics, and cardiovascular genomics.

All seminars are at 7 a.m. on Fridays during April and May, at the St. Luke’s Hospital Auditorium or the St. Mary’s Duluth Clinic Auditorium. All events are free and open to the public. More information is available at the series website: http://penguin.d.umn.edu/NGM.

FINN FEST USA SCHOLARSHIP
Applications are now being accepting for the annual FinnFest USA ’02 Scholarship. Scholarships are available to full-time, junior, senior, or graduate level students at UMD and students planning to study abroad. Preference is given to students of Finnish heritage. Students must self-identify for eligibility. Application materials are available in 315 Darland Administration Building, deadline for application is April 21. For more information contact Maryann Soleim at 726-8993 or msoleim@d.umn.edu


NATIONAL SEA GRANT KNAUSS FELLOWS
The application process has begun for the National Sea Grant Knauss Fellows program. It is open to University of Minnesota graduate students interested in ocean, coastal, or Great Lakes policy. The one-year fellowship, based in Washington, D.C., begins in February 2004. This program pays a stipend and living expenses. Fellows are selected through a competitive process. Applications are due to Minnesota Sea Grant by May 9.


administrative NEWS


TAKE OUR CHILDREN TO WORK DAY
Departments are invited participate in Take Our Children to Work Day to be held at UMD on April 24. Departments are invited to present a 45-minute workshop on careers related to the department at either 9 -10 a.m. or 10:15 - 11:15 a.m. For more information call 726-6292.

ENGAGING IDEAS TO MARRY YOUR TEACHING
LeAne H. Rutherford, associate professor, Instructional Development Service presents “Coaching, Chunking, Customizing Communication: Engaging Ideas to Marry to Your Teaching” from 9 -10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 17 in 140 SBE. Learn how to have a better relationship and communicate more effectively with your class through three different teaching styles.
Sign up with Sheri Pihlaja, 726-6975 or use the Instructional Development Service web site at http://www.d.umn.edu/cehsp/ids/workshopsche.html

CED LABO AWARD
The eleventh annual Joel Labovitz Entrepreneurial Success Awards (Labo Awards) will celebrate entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship in the Arrowhead Region of Minnesota from 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. on May 21, at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center.

The award categories include:Micro-Entrepreneur Award, Emerging Entrepreneur Award, Gazelle (Enterprise) Entrepreneur Award, Mature Entrepreneur Award, Recognizing New Technology Emerging Regionally Award, David A. Martin Entrepreneurial Leadership Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award.

For information, contact the UMD Center for Economic Development at 726-7298.

KIRBY TRAY DRAWING
The Kirby Cafe Tray Drawing was a success. Thank you to everyone who participated. We will continue with the contest once again. Please check your offices and kitchenettes for trays and dishes and bring them to 270 Kirby and enter your name for a special prize.

News from the UMD Stores

UMD Stores Event:
Take Your Children to Work Day Activity: Tour the UMD Stores and have fun running a cash register, answering phones, stocking shelves, assisting customers and join a scavenger hunt! Special bonus offer to those who attend the workshop on Thursday, April 24 from 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

Campus Books Events:
There will be a 20% off General Book Sale on Wednesday, April 16. Some exclusions apply.

Bulldog Shop Event:
The UMD Bulldog Shop will be CLOSED on Saturday, April 19 for Easter.

 

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