CHILDRENS DAY CAMP
UMD Recreational Sports Outdoor Program Fun and Adventure Day Camp 2004
will be held April 5- 9. Kids will have a fun week rock
climbing, swimming, playing team building games and much more.
For more information and registration call 726-7128 or visit www.umdrsop.org
COMMISSION ON WOMEN, GRANT APPLICATIONS
The UMD Commission on Women is currently accepting grant applications
for the 2004-2005 academic year. Grant information and applications are
available online at: http://www.d.umn.edu/comwomen/
The application deadline for small grants, $300
or less, will be accepted throughout academic year. The deadline for major
grants, $301-$1000, for Fall semester 2004 programs is April 15.
Funding is provided for proposals that meet the Commission on Women mission
of enhancing the environment for women at UMD; presentations/events that
are generated from and delivered on campus; lectures, based on the speakers
focus; travel to conferences is funded only when knowledge gained from
the conference will directly impact a large group of women at UMD.
Send grant applications to Nancy Damberg at 209 Darland Administration
Building. For questions e-mail Nancy Damberg at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Faculty and staff are invited to nominate students for the Raymond W.
Darland All-American Scholarship Program, which was established in 1976
by Regent Emeritus Richard L. Griggs in honor of Provost Emeritus Raymond
W. Darland. Three scholarships of $3,500 will be awarded to cover the
estimated cost of tuition in 2004-05. For information, contact Louise
Busse at 726-8022. The deadline for nominations is March 30.
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
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.
CAMPUS WOMEN BOWL
UMD Campus Women is presenting Bowl, Pizza, and Pop for staff,
family and friends from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 23 at
Skyline Bowling Lanes. Ten dollars per person includes bowling for two
hours, shoes, pizza, pop, and door prizes. Space is limited. Registration
STUDENT PHOTOGRAPHER WINNERS
UMD student photographers Jamie Persico, Laura Petersen, and Leah Senn
have placed as finalists in the 24th Annual Student contest sponsored
by Photographers Forum magazine and Nikon USA. Their work will be
published in the Best of College Photography Annual 2004 this spring.
STUDENT WEB CONTEST WINNERS
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Administration and the
Office of Information Technology Systems and Services (ITSS) have announced
the winners of the annual UMD Student Web Contest. Student entrants worked
creatively to develop web-sites and/or web-based materials for undergraduate
courses in conjunction with UMD faculty members. The following students
will each receive $500 awards.
Student: Garrett Moon, Faculty sponsor: Bill Pedersen URL:
Student: Mike Willbanks, Faculty sponsor: Jane Carlson URL: http://www.d.umn.edu/~will1498
Student: Jeffrey Sharkey, Faculty sponsor: June Li, http://www.d.umn.edu/~shar0213/x/projects/Web/~jli
The winners will demonstrate their Web Site at UMDs TechFest to
be held on Friday, April 2.
COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES NEED VOLUNTEERS
The Commencement Committee is once again looking for volunteers for UMDs
commencement ceremonies. Volunteers are needed from 5 - 7 p.m. to hand
out programs, line up the graduates, and answer guest and student questions
at the Graduate Program Ceremony on Thursday, May 13 in the Romano
UMD is requiring guest tickets for the Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony
held at noon on Saturday, May 15 in the DECC Arena. Volunteers
will receive a special seat in the VIP section on the arena floor for
the commencement ceremony. Volunteers are needed from 10 a.m.- noon to
help the graduates line up, hand out programs, and help guests in the
VIP section. This is a great opportunity to be part of UMDs largest
annual celebration. If you are interested in volunteering, please call
Lucy Kragness at 726-6176 or e-mail email@example.com. Volunteers will
review their responsibilities at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12 in the Regents
Room during the Commencement Committee meeting.
NEWS FROM THE UMD STORES
Our new UMD Stores retail space (across from the Marketplace) is
now open. Come in and get 50% off selected clothing! Store hours are from
9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Monday - Friday.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions? Contact Cheryl Reitan at 726-8996.
To submit material to Currents e-mail email@example.com.
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, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUBSCRIBE TO CURRENTS
Individuals can choose to subscribe to an e-mail/web version of Currents
or to subscribe to a paper copy. E-mail/web subscribers will receive a
e-mail notice about Currents on the Web for each new issue. Paper copies
will only be sent to those who request them.
To subscribe to Currents on the Web: Send the e-mail to email@example.com
and leave the subject line blank.
The body of the message should be of the form:
subscribe <listname> <yourfirstname> <yourlastname>
Here is an example:
subscribe currentslist cheryl reitan
Delete any signature lines or other text from the body of the message
and dont use the <or > symbols.
To subscribe to a paper version of Currents: Send your name, department
and department address to the currents e-mail account (firstname.lastname@example.org)
and ask to be put on the paper subscription list. Use SUBSCRIBE PAPER
as the message line.
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 http://www.umdrsop.org/
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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