CHILDRENS DAY CAMP
UMD Recreational Sports Outdoor Program Fun and Adventure Day Camp 2004
will be held February 16 - 20 or April 5- 9. Kids will have
a fun week rock climbing, swimming, playing team building games and much
For more information and registration call 726-7128 or visit www.umdrsop.org
STAFF AND FACULTY BLOOD
The UMD Department of Human Resources,
the Office of Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations, and Memorial
Blood Centers are sponsoring a faculty and staff Blood Drive.
The Blood Drive donation process is safe and simple. The entire process
takes approximately 45 minutes, but the actual blood donation takes about
5-10 minutes. This process includes the following: registration, mini
physical, medical history review (in private), the actual blood donation,
and rest and refreshments when finished. The blood drive will run from
7:50 a.m - 11:30 a.m.
The registration deadline is Thursday, February 11. For more information
LLOYDS PRAYER WINS
Three UMD theatre students have won awards at the regional American College
Theater Festival held in Denver. Ben Elledge was one of two students to
win an Irene Ryan Acting Award. He will compete against 15 other students
at the Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival in Washington
D.C., in April. Jason Peterson won the Best Scene Partner Award. Blake
Hogues 10-minute play, While Were Stopped, was
voted Peoples Choice Award. There was an error about the ACTF in
the last issue of CURRENTS.
MORRIS K. UDALL SCHOLARSHIP NOMINATIONS
Two types of Scholarship are available: $5,000 scholarships for all students
in studies related to the environment, and $5,000 for Native Americans
or Alaska Natives in fields related to health care or tribal policy. Students
must be college juniors or seniors during the 2004-2005 academic year
and must be nominated by their institution.
Because environmental issues can be approached in a multidisciplinary
way, the scholarship is offered to students from a broad range of disciplines.
The UMD deadline for applications is February 24 by 4:30 p.m. to
209 Bohannon Hall. Scholarships will be awarded in late April 2004.
For more information contact Rick Smith at 726-6293.
DIVERSITY TRAINING PROGRAM
The Office of Equal Opportunity is offering a new training program called
Mattering and Marginality.The session for employees will be held from
10 - 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 25 in the Kirby Garden Room.
The session for supervisors will be held from 10 - 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday,
March 3 in the Kirby Garden Room. The Mattering and Marginality
workshop is intended to generate discussion around existing policies and
procedures that may have a negative impact on certain groups of employees.
The type of language used when addressing each other and those we supervise,
how to have open discussions around the issues that arise in our workplaces,
and how to create respectful and productive working environments will
be discussed. To register send an e-mail to email@example.com or call
726-6827, and ask for Cathy.
STUDENT WINS LOGO DESIGN CONTEST
The winning logo for a regional stormwater public education effort was
unveiled on February 9. The logo will be used extensively in Northeastern
Minnesota and Northwestern Wisconsin on TV ads, brochures and exhibits
as part of a regional effort to promote positive community and individual
activities to protect the waters of the region. The winning concept, by
UMD student Eric Lichtenberg, will be featured along with logos created
by other students enrolled in UMDs Graphic Design program. The campaign
is coordinated by the Regional Stormwater Protection Team, whose mission
is to protect and enhance the regions shared water resources through
stormwater pollution prevention by providing coordinated educational programs
and technical assistance.
UPDATED IMAGE LIBRARY
Need a photo for a UMD publication or web site? The image library is being
updated and can be viewed at www.d.umn.edu/photolibrary/. The new site
contains dozens of images created by UMD photographer Brett Groehler.
The photo library also contains a request form for additional help. Non
University users can use this form to request an image. Use of these images
is free for UMD faculty, staff and students. Users agree they shall not
add to, subtract from, colorize or otherwise alter any image without written
consent of the Office of University Relations.
JOSIE R. JOHNSON HUMAN RIGHTS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
Faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in the nomination
process for the 2004 Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice
Award. The award is designed to honor 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 award seeks to honor one University of Minnesota faculty or staff
member and one student who, through their principles and practices, exemplify
Johnsons standard of excellence in creating respectful and inclusive
living, learning, and working environments. The awards will be presented
at the University of Minnesotas Community Service Award Recognition
Ceremony. A $1,000 stipend will be awarded to each recipient.
To nominate an individual, submit the following items as a packet to the
Office for Multicultural and Academic Affairs by February 13: a
letter of nomination, the nominees current resume or curriculum
vitae, and a minimum of three letters of support. For more information
contact Sallye McKee at 612-624-0594.
UMD SUMMER HOUSING
The Summer Housing Office at UMD is accepting summer apartment requests
from retirees who want to spend summers in northeastern Minnesota. Every
summer, 250 apartments are set aside for the senior renter program and
guests have access to the library, café/dining center, and fitness
facilities. For more information contact UMD Summer Housing Office, 189
Lake Superior Hall, 726-7390, firstname.lastname@example.org or see http://www.d.umn.edu/housing/summer/.
NEWS FROM UMD STORES
Campus Books Events:
Free Valentines Day photos from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. on February 11.
Register to win one dozen roses and a $25 gift certificate for dinner
through February 12. A drawing will be held on February 13.
No purchase necessary.
INSTANT INFORMATION ABOUT OUTSTANDING UMD FACULTY
SEND FACULTY/STAFF NEWS
Get the word out immediately about UMD faculty achievements. Deans, Directors
and Department Heads are asked to encourage staff within the departments
to send notices to Currents. Information about articles and books published,
conference presentations and awards are accepted. The Currents Newsletter
is web search engine friendly. All of the items sent for faculty/staff
news are available to international web browsers immediately after the
issue is printed. To contribute to Currents, email your items to email@example.com.
Questions? Contact Cheryl Reitan at 726-8996.
To submit material to Currents e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Currents can be viewed at www.d.umn.edu/currents
Currents is printed regularly throughout the school year. Students Heather
Ziebell, Amelia Anderson and Samara Makereth helped edit this issue of
The Spring 2004 schedule for Currents is as follows:
Deadline: Wednesday, February 18;
Print date: Tuesday, February 24.
Deadline: Wednesday, March 3;
Print date: Tuesday, March 9.
Deadline: Wednesday, March 24;
Print date: Tuesday, March 30.
Deadline: Wednesday, April 7;
Print date: Tuesday, April 13.
Deadline: Wednesday, April 21;
Print date: Tuesday, April 27.
Deadline: Wednesday, May 5;
Print date: Tuesday, May 11.
UMD CALENDAR OF EVENTS
See the web page: http://www.d.umn.edu/umdevents.
Departments are urged to post their events on this comprehensive calendar.
For information on how to post events, contact Cheryl Reitan at 726-8996
or e-mail email@example.com.
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or to subscribe to a paper copy. E-mail/web subscribers will receive a
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and leave the subject line blank.
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UMD WEB PAGES
For more info about UMD departments and programs contact the following
UMD Home http://www.d.umn.edu
Alworth Institute http://www.d.umn.edu/~alworth/
UMD Athletics http://www.umdbulldogs.com
UMD Campus Events http://www.d.umn.edu/calendar/
UMD Minnesota Sea Grant http://www.seagrant.umn.edu
UMD Music http://www.d.umn.edu/music/
UMD Outdoor Program
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
CHANGE YOUR PERSONAL INFO IN THE CAMPUS DIRECTORY
Make sure your information is correct in the campus
directory. First check your information by going to the People
section on the UMD Home Page. If something is wrong, go to the faculty/staff
area: http://www.d.umn.edu/faculty/ and choose Update Personal Information.
Enter your email log in and password. and check all the tabs across the
top of the page. Questions? Contact Human Resources at 726-7161 or Academic
Administration at 726-7103.
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