Tuesday, May 11, 2004; VOLUME 21, NUMBER 15

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ADMAR SETS NEW RECORD
UMD students from the Advertising and Marketing (ADMAR) club participated in the District 8 National Advertising Competition at the DECC on April 23. Presenters Peder Baukol, Laura Simon, Stephanie Peterson, Scott Melcher, and Cory Vandenberghe received sixth place in the competition, the highest finish for UMD at the competition.

WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
Application materials for next year’s Women’s Leadership Institute are now available online at http://www.umn.edu/ohr/adp/wli.html. Applicants must include a letter of support from a supervisor or colleague. Please recommend the program to colleagues that might benefit. For more information contact Susan Cable at 612-624-3394 or cable003@umn.edu or Dee Anne Bonebright at 612-624-6550.

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CAMPUS CLEAN SWEEP
Facilities Management and Environmental Health and Safety invite you to participate in the fourth annual Campus Clean Sweep May 17 -19.
Members of UMD’s custodial, recycling, and customer service crews will be ready to assist you with your cleaning needs. Services for the Clean Sweep will consist of, office cleaning kits, extra recycling containers, hazardous material disposal, equipment disposal, and extra trash runs.
Office cleaning kits and extra recycling bins can be reserved by e-mailing Facilities Management at facmgt@d.umn.edu. Arrangements for equipment disposal (with ID tags) must be made through the Business Office at 726-8292. Hazardous material removal must be handled through the Environmental Health and Safety office at 726-7273. For more information call 726-8262.

NEWS FROM UMD STORES
The UMD Stores final sale will be from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. through May 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!
Museum Store The Museum Store will have an end of the year sale through May 14.

FARMERS MARKET TO RETURN TO UMD
The Sustainable Farmers Association Farmers Market at UMD will start Wednesday May 26 from 2 - 5 p.m. or until sellout, outside Kirby Plaza. The farmers market will be back every Wednesday through September 29. In May, find perennials, vegetable transplants, locally raised meat, and eggs. If you would like to be on a weekly reminder e-mail list, add your address by e-mailing: shub@shubatsfruits.com.

BENEFIT SEMINARS AVAILABLE ON TAPE
The University of Minnesota Employee Benefits Brown Bag seminars are available to the UMD campus via video tapes. The tapes are available on reserve at the UMD Library Reserve Media. Topics include: “Fidelity: Improving your Financial Management Skills,” “Minnesota Life: Mutual fund data - what it means and how to use it,” and “Vanguard: How to reduce debt and build wealth.” For information contact Lita C. Wallace at 726-7822.UMD STAFF

RECOGNITION DAY
Join friends for cake and ice cream and listen to tropical music by Tom Wegren during UMD’s 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.

RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS NEEDED
The Medical School is looking for current smokers to participate in a University research project on the effects of abstinence from smoking on blood pressure and cortisol. The project is conducted at the UMD School of Medicine. Call 726-8896 for further screening and information.

FRESHMEN OUTDOOR TRIPS
Recreational Sports Outdoor Program is again offering Freshman Outdoor Trips August 31- September 3, and need faculty and staff to participate. Faculty or staff will be paired with one or two trained student leaders. The Outdoor Program leader coordinates all of the logistical detail and instruction. Faculty and staff come along to interact with new students.

The trip provides freshmen an opportunity to start at UMD with a better understanding of college life, learn that faculty/staff are great people, and they discover wonderful outdoor opportunities.
For more information visit http://www.umdrsop.org/trips/index.html or call Tim Bates at 726-8743.

UMD COMMUNICATION

INSTANT INFORMATION ABOUT OUTSTANDING UMD FACULTY
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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 currents@d.umn.edu.

ABOUT CURRENTS:
Questions? Contact Cheryl Reitan at 726-8996.
To submit material to Currents e-mail currents@d.umn.edu.
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 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
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 creitan@d.umn.edu.

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To subscribe to Currents on the Web: Send the e-mail to listproc@d.umn.edu and leave the subject line blank.
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UMD WEB PAGES
For more info about UMD departments and programs contact the following web pages:
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
Glensheen — http://www.d.umn.edu/glen/

CHANGE YOUR PERSONAL INFO IN THE CAMPUS DIRECTORY NOW
   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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