BULLDOG VICTORY - ON TO THE FROZEN FOUR
The UMD Mens Hockey Team upended the Minnesota Gophers 3-1 at
the March 28 game in Grand Rapids, MI earning their first NCAA
Frozen Four berth in 19 years. Bulldogs will meet WCHA rival Denver, in
the Frozen Four semi-finals at 11 a.m. CST on April 8 at Bostons
FleetCenter. The game will be broadcast on KDAL radio and ESPN2 TV.
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
There will be two commencement ceremonies again this year. The undergraduate
commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, May 15 at noon at
the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center. The graduate student ceremony
will be held Thursday, May 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Romano Gymnasium.
Commencement is very important to the students who participate and to
their families. Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.
RECYCLING FLOWER POTS
In preparing to abandon the biology greenhouse for renovation, the
department will not have the space or workers to wash and sterilize donated
used pots. Please continue to recycle by finding another greenhouse or
garden club that needs them. An announcement will be made when the department
begins recycling again.
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
COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES NEED VOLUNTEERS
The Commencement Committee is once again looking for volunteers for UMDs
Volunteers are needed to hand out programs, line up the graduates, and
answer questions at the Graduate Program Ceremony from 5 - 7 p.m. on Thursday,
May 13 in the Romano Gymnasium.
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.
LINDA LARSON-COMMISSION ON WOMEN, WOMEN OF THE
The Linda Larson Commission on Women, Woman of the Year Award was created
in 2002 to honor women at UMD who exemplify going above and beyond to
benefit women at UMD. All members of the UMD community may nominate any
current or former UMD faculty or staff woman for this award.
The nomination should be in the form of a letter that includes the following:
the name of the woman being nominated including contact information for
her; a description of the activities of this woman that show outstanding
contribution to the continuing improvement of womens experiences;
the name and contact information for the person(s) nominating this individual.
Please deliver nomination letters to Lisa ZumHofe, at 231 Humanities by
This award will be presented at the Celebrating Women Annual Luncheon
on Wednesday, May 5. A luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. -
1 p.m. in the Ballroom and an evening supper/open house will be held from
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in the Garden Room.
Contact the Commission on Women (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
UNIVERSITY WELLNESS PROGRAM
The University Wellness Program was established to create a better workplace
for employees by encouraging a culture where employees are more physically
active. One goal is to reduce health care costs by encouraging healthy
lifestyle choices. In the coming year, employees can look for online information
and resources that will help them become more informed health consumers.
So, groove your body for 10 minutes three times a day, trek the U, and
take the Chancellors Challenge and follow the distance markers.
For more information, visit www.do-groove.com.
The program is sponsored by the American Heart Association, BlueCross
BlueShield, and UMD Human Resources.
OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARDS
This years Outstanding Service Awards will be presented at 3 p.m.
on April 27 in the Kirby Ballroom. A reception will follow the
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, 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
and leave the subject line blank.
The body of the message should be of the form:
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Here is an example:
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Delete any signature lines or other text from the body of the message
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To subscribe to a paper version of Currents: Send your name, department
and department address to the currents e-mail account (email@example.com)
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 School of Pharmacy http://www.pharmacy.umn.edu/duluth
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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