Contemporary Art and the Mathematical Instinct
Contemporary Art and the Mathematical Instinct will run through
January 11 in the Tweed Museum of Art. This exhibition of thirty
contemporary artists presents mathematical concepts in a wide variety
Sue Johnson: the Alternate Encyclopedia
The Alternate Encyclopedia, will be on display in the Tweed
Museum of Art January 27 - March 28. Over a period of many years,
artist Sue Johnson has developed a collection of prints, drawings, paintings,
and found objects, which refer to the pseudo-scientific nature
of early natural history illustrations and texts. Working with local collections,
Johnson will develop a unique installation for the Tweed Museum of Art.
As she states, The idea to create a fully fictitious encyclopedia
came to me when I realized that I could entertain my desire for the fantastic
while maintaining my interest in the pursuit of objective truths.
Johnson will also present a lecture in accordance with her exhibit at
6 p.m. on January 27 in the Tweed Lecture Gallery.
An art and design lecture series presentation by artist and mathematician
John Sims will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 11 in the
Tweed Museum of Art.
Tembre Panels, a display of carved wood panels from Surinam
is on display through January 15.
Senior Show Receptions are held at 4 p.m. every Tuesday during the academic
year. Each Tuesday a different Art and Design Department student exhibits
work in the Studio Gallery. For Tweed information contact email@example.com
or call 726-8222.
FALL MUSIC SCHEDULE
Velocity will be presented by the Jazz I and II ensembles
at 7:30 p.m. on December 10 in the Weber Music Hall.
Call Marshall Performing Arts Center at 726-8877 for tickets and information
about music events.
A PRAYER FOR LLOYD
Lloyds Prayer will be performed at 7:30 p.m. through December
13 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. Written by Minnesotan Kevin
Kling, this comedy tells the tale of Bob the Raccoon Boy, and his adventures
as he is rescued from the wild and taught what it means to
be human. For more information call the UMD ticket office at 726-8561.
DocTalks are held at 7:30 p.m. in142 School of Medicine. These lectures
are free, and intended for the public.
On January 13, Janet Lyn Fitzakerley, will present Ion channels:
Lifes electrical generators, a guide to the molecules that control how
your heart beats and your brain thinks in honor of the 2003 Nobel
Prize in Chemistry that rewarded two scientists whose discoveries clarified
how salts (ions) and water are transported out of and into cells.
More information about this lecture series can be found at http://penguin.d.umn.edu/community/DocTalks.htm,
or you can contact Janet Fitzakerley, Department of Pharmacology, UMD
School of Medicine at 726-8512 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ALWORTH INSTITUTE BROWN BAG SERIES
Mayra Gomez from the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE), a
Geneva-based international human rights organization, will present Bringing
the Right to Equality Home: Making Womens Housing Rights a Reality
in Sub-Saharan Africa at noon on Thursday, December 11 in
Kirby Ballroom A.
For more information contact Cindy M. Christian at 726-8616.
Viz Lab PRESENTS
The Visualization Digital Imaging Lab (Viz Lab) invites the campus community
to the Viz Lab Presents series for fall semester. All events
will be held at noon, unless noted differently, in 154 MPAC.
The following presentations are scheduled for fall semester: December
11, Nigel Wattrus, LLO, with Tricia Quigley, Fluid flow over lake
trout spawning grounds in the Apostle Islands modeled using FLUENT software;
and December 12, Phil Choo, art and design, Effective visual communication
interface on the World Wide Web. For information see http://www.d.umn.edu/vdil/
or contact Lisa Valdez at 726-8093.
See next issue.
A CHRISTMAS MEMORY
The annual reading of Truman Capotes A Christmas Story
by Joseph Maiolo, professor, will be held on Thursday, December 11
at 4 p.m. in the Weber Music Hall.
Mens Hockey home games are held at the DECC at 7:05 p.m. with the
following matches scheduled this season: Latvian National Team, December
15; Bowling Green, January 2 - 3; Colorado College, January
16 - 17; Michigan Tech, January 23 - 24.
The NCAA champion Womens Hockey team has the following matches scheduled
for November at the DECC: Harvard at 7:05 p.m. on December 12 - 13;
Grant MacEwan College at 2:05 p.m. on January 3 - 4; Minnesota
at 7:05 p.m. on January 9 - 10; St. Cloud State at 2:05 p.m. on
January 24 - 25.
Mens Basketball is held in the Romano Gym with the following games
scheduled: Augustana College at 8 p.m. on December 10; Concordia
- St. Paul, 8 p.m. on January 8; Winona State, 3 p.m. on January
10; Minnesota-Crookston, 8 p.m. on January 22; Bemidji State,
3 p.m. on January 24.
Womens Basketball is held in the Romano Gym with the following games
scheduled: Michigan Tech at 6 p.m. on December 19; Northland College
at 7 p.m. on December 29; Concordia-St. Paul at 6 p.m. on January
8; Winona State at 1 p.m. on January 10; Minnesota-Crookston
at 6 p.m. on January 22; Bemidji State at 1 p.m. on January
For more information, contact the UMD Athletic Office at 726-7518 or see
Winter tours run through May, the
estate is open Fridays Sundays from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Bedroom slipper
tours will be offered on Saturdays at 1:45 p.m.
The Historic Glensheen Estate will be decorated in holiday decor through
January 31 with holiday brunches being offered every Tuesday, Thursday,
Saturday, and Sunday through December 21.
Call 726-8910 or toll-free: 888-454-GLEN (4536) for more information.
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