Tuesday, December 9, 2003; VOLUME 21, NUMBER 7

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CEHSP FACULTY REVIEW
Paul Deputy, Dean of the College of Education and Human Service Professions, is currently being reviewed on his administrative performance. Surveys will be sent out the first week of December, and focus groups are being scheduled for the first half of December. If you would like a chance to participate in this review, please contact Linda Deneen, chair of the Review Committee at 726-7588 or email ldeneen@d.umn.edu


MASTERS STUDENT RECEIVES HONORS
Wendy Hieb, masters student in water resources, won the 2003 Hydrolab IAGLR Award for best student poster at the 2003 International Association for Great Lakes Research annual meeting in Chicago. Hieb’s poster, “Identifying the Sources of Fecal Coliform Bacteria in Lake Superior Watersheds and Nearshore Zone” was chosen from 123 entries. She will be presented a formal certificate at the 2004 conference in Waterloo, Ontario.
Hieb’s work has been supported by a grant from the Minnesota Sea Grant Program to Randall Hicks, Mike Sadowsky, and Lucinda Johnson.


ACADEMIC CALENDAR
Attached to this issue of Currents is the 2004-2005 Academic Calendar.

administrative NEWS

UMD OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARDS
It is time again to nominate eligible civil service and academic professional employees for Outstanding Service Awards. The date of the ceremony and the deadline for nominations has been changed. All nomination forms must be submitted by Monday, February 2, 2004 at 9 a.m. The awards ceremony will be held on Tuesday, April 27 from 3 -5 p.m. in the Kirby Ballroom.

Guidelines, instructions, nomination forms, and list of previous winners, are available at: http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/OSA
For questions, please contact Lita Wallace at 726-7822 or lwallace@d.umn.edu, or Jeanne Lukkarila at 726-6520 or jlukkari@d.umn.edu.


STUDENT WEB CONTEST 2004
Up to five $500 awards will be given for this year’s student web contest. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for the contest. The project is to develop a Web site for an undergraduate course and/or Web based materials for an undergraduate course. The deadline for submission is Friday, January 30, 2004. Each student must have an identified faculty or departmental sponsor.

For details on the contest and to submit your site, please go to: http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/etrg/webcontest.html.
If a student is interested and needs a faculty or department sponsor, or if the faculty or departmental sponsor is looking for a student, please call Sheri Pihlaja at 726-6975 or email spihlaja@d.umn.edu.


MESSAGE FROM FOOD SERVICES
Food service has requested that any food trays, bowls, and other serving utensils be returned to 270 Kirby Student Center before the end of the current semester.
For more information Food Services at 726-7175.

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Currents is printed regularly throughout the school year. Students Heather Ziebell, Amelia Anderson and Samara Makereth helped edit this issue of Currents.

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UMD CALENDAR OF EVENTS
See the web page: http://www.d.umn.edu/umdevents.
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UMD Music — http://www.d.umn.edu/music/
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UMD School of Medicine — http://penguin.d.umn.edu/
UMD Theatre — http://www.d.umn.edu/theatre/
UMD Tweed Museum of Art — http://www.d.umn.edu/tma/
Natural Resources Research Institute — www.nrri.umn.edu
Glensheen — http://www.d.umn.edu/glen/

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