BIOLOGY STUDENTS GAIN RECOGNITION
Julie Glasscock, UROP student in Anna Rachinskys lab, presented
a research poster entitled Immunocytochemical localization of allatotropin
in developmental stages of Heliothis virescens and Apis mellifera
at the 2004 Sigma Xi Poster Exhibition at the School of Medicine, Duluth.
Wendy Hieb, graduate student working with Randall Hicks, received an honorable
mention for her poster entitled Identifying the sources of fecal
coliform bacteria in Lake Superior watersheds and nearshore zone.
Nathan de Jager, graduate student working with John Pastor, received first
place for a graduate research poster in the Ecology Division for his poster
entitled The effects of moose browsing on the fractal geometries
of birch and pine.
UMD UNDERGRADS AT NCUR
Faculty members Steve Hedman, Tim Holst, Bob Lloyd,
Lyle Shannon, and Steve Sternberg will accompany a group of UMD research
students to Indiana University/Purdue University Indianapolis to attend
the 18th National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), April 15-17.
The program focus is on helping to build communities of students and faculty
scholars spanning the academic disciplines ranging from sciences to creative
arts. The UMD students attending and presenting are: Thom Taylor -- CEHSP,
Philomina Varghese -- CEHSP, Jason Caddy CLA, Barbara Pierson --
CLA, and from CSE -- Julie Glasscoc, Nicole Klatt, Angela Merritt, Abul
Mohsin, Ricole Raitz, Jessica Strange, Karl Wimmer.
ALL CAMPUS AWARD RECEPTION
The UMD community is invited to an all-UMD reception May 3, from
2:30 - 4 p.m. in Griggs Center to honor faculty recipients of a
number of awards (see below.) A short program will begin at 3 p.m. with
refreshments. This reception is hosted by Vice Chancellor Vince Magnuson
and Chancellor Kathryn A. Martin.
The event will honor UMD Outstanding Faculty Adviser Award winners for
Joie Acheson, instructor of psychology, College of Education and Human
Service Professions; Pat Dennis, professor of theatre, School of Fine
Arts; Paul Siders, associate professor of chemistry, College of Science
and Engineering; Randy Skalberg, assistant professor of accounting, Labovitz
School of Business and Economics; Neil Storch, professor of history, College
of Liberal Arts.
Praveen Aggarwal, associate professor of Management Studies, Labovitz
School of Business and Economics, is receiving the Jean G. Blehart Distinguished
Linda Miller Cleary, Department of English, is one of the John Tate Award
recipients for excellence in undergraduate advising.
Tom Isbell, associate professor, Theatre Department, is this years
recipient of the Albert Tezla Teacher/Scholar Award.
Alec Habig, Department of Physics, was awarded a McKnight Land Grant Professorship
Howard Mooers, geological sciences, received one of the University of
Minnesota Horace T. Morse Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions
to Undergraduate Education.
Viktor Zhdankin, professor of chemistry, is the recipient of the 2003-2004
Chancellors Award for Distinguished Research.
The 9th annual UMD Undergraduate Research/Artistic Fair will be held on
Tuesday, May 4, in the Kirby Ballroom from noon - 4 p.m. There
will be poster, computer, and oral presentations by the students depicting
their research or creative projects.
The opening ceremonies will begin at noon with comments by Vice Chancellor
Magnuson and Associate Vice Chancellor Hedman. Refreshments will be served.
For additional information call Char Mahai at 726-7103.
NEWS FROM UMD STORES
The UMD Stores will have a plant sale in the new Kirby Plaza retail space
through Friday, April 30.
The UMD Stores final sale will be from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. May 10 - 12
in the Kirby Student Center. Included in the sale will be electronics,
software and accessories, food, beverages, office, art and school supplies,
bargain books, imprinted clothing, gifts, greeting cards, and more!
There will be a Color Film Reprint Special in Campus Books May 3 -
Receive a free stamp with the purchase a Mothers Day card in the
UMD Marketplace May 4 - 5.
CELEBRATION OF UMD WOMEN
The UMD Commission on Women invites all faculty, staff, and student leaders
of the campus community to the 10th Annual Celebration of UMD Women, on
A luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Kirby Ballroom
with guest presenter LeAne Rutherford. A supper open house will also take
place from 5:15 - 7 p.m. in the Kirby Garden Room.
There is no charge for these events but registration is required. To reserve
a spot, e-mail the Commission on Women at email@example.com by April
29, clearly indicating whether you will be attending the luncheon or the
BENEFITS COUNSELOR TO VISIT UMD
Vic Fickling, University Employee Benefits Counselor, will be coming to
UMD May 6 - 7 for individual consultation in 361 Kirby Student
The topics of discussion will be medical/dental benefits, retirement,
optional retirement, health care reimbursement account, dependent care
reimbursement account, and other benefits related questions. To make an
appointment, call 726-7822.
UMD STAFF RECOGNITION DAY
Join friends for cake and ice cream and listen to tropical music by Tom
Wegren during UMDs Staff Recognition Day on May 19 in the
Dining Center from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
For more information contact Geri Kangas at 726-6507.
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. Student Heather
Ziebell helped edit this issue of Currents.
The Spring 2004 schedule for Currents is as follows:
Deadline: Wednesday, May 5;
Print date: Tuesday, May 11.
The Summer 2004 schedule for Currents is as follows:
Deadline: Wed., June 23;
Print date: Tues., June 29.
Deadline: Wed., July 21;
Print date: Tues., July 27.
UMD CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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