The UMD Sponsored Project Administration (SPA) office will conduct two
identical informational workshops during September intended for all faculty,
especially those new to the campus and those who have not had experience
in the submission of funding proposals to external agencies and organizations.
Departmental staff who have budgetary responsibilities may also find the
presented information to be helpful. The sessions will be held in the
Kirby Garden Room from 1 3 p.m. on Tuesday, September 28 and from
8 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 29. Contact the UMD SPA office
at 726-7582 to reserve a place.
student web contest 2005
Up to five $500 awards will be given for this years student web
contest. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for the contest.
The project is to develop a Web site for an undergraduate course and/or
Web based materials for an undergraduate course. The deadline for submission
is Friday, January 28, 2005. Each student must have an identified faculty
or departmental sponsor.
For details on the contest and to submit your site,
please go to: http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/etrg/webcontest.html.
If a student is interested and needs a faculty
or department sponsor, or if the faculty or departmental sponsor is looking
for a student, call Sheri Pihlaja at 726-6975 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Continuing Education has fall posters available, free for the asking,
featuring the Kayaker artwork by Linda Blustin. Drop into
104 Darland and pick one up.
STUDENT FEES COMMITTEE FORMS
Faculty and staff are needed to serve on the Student Services Fees Committee.
The appointment is for a two-year term. The SSF Committee is an active
committee that meets regularly from late September through early March
from 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Thursdays. The committee reviews budgets for 21
organizations that provide services to students. The committee makes the
budget allocations to each as a recommendation to the Chancellor. This
is an active committee that offers an opportunity to gain understanding
of student needs and diverse areas of the campus community. If you are
interested in serving on this committee, call Kathy Skelton at 726-8969.
UMD STORES GRAND OPENING
The Kirby Plaza Grand Opening will be held from September 22-26. UMD Kirby
Plaza features the expanded UMD Stores space on street and lower level,
the all new Plaza Food Court, and DTA Bus Hub. Watch for the opening of
the Print Shop and Northern Shores Coffee Shop on the lower level at the
end of September, and UMD Childcare Center and TCF Bank in January. There
will be daily drawings and events throughout the Grand Opening week.
Soda, coffee and snacks will be given away in the
street level store from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Monday, September 20, while
A live remote with KRBR 102.5 The Bear will be
broadcast from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 21.
A Fashion Show in the street level store will be
presented at noon and 3 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22.
A live remote with KTCO Big Kat 98.9 will be broadcast
from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 23.
An Extreme Makeover will be held in the street
level store on Friday, September 24.
Jazz with Spontaneous Combustion will be held in
the street level store from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 25.
Take 20% off one item of UMD wear with your Saturdays
UMD Football game ticket on Sunday, September 26.
A photo special will be held in the lower level
store through September 25. A sale offering 50% off UMD Wear starts September
21 in the lower level store.
Sample packs will be given away in UMD Stores on
the street and lower level from September 28-29.
Accessible transportation assistance is available on the UMD Campus. Departments
are encouraged to arrange transportation for individuals with mobility
limitations at the same time they arrange their other University-sponsored
travel transportation needs. Possible sources for this transportation
include Care Cab (723-1212) or Northern Access (728-5464). Requests for
reimbursement of costs should be submitted to the UMD Business Office,
209 DAdB. Questions regarding transportation arrangements, reimbursement
requirements, and this procedure should be directed to Greg Sather, UMD
Business Office, 726-6137 or email email@example.com.
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 and Anne Brugman helped edit this issue of Currents.
Fall Semester 2004 Schedule:
Deadline: Wed., September 1; Print date: Tues, September 7.
Deadline: Wed., September 15; Print date: Tues, Sept 21.
Deadline: Wed., September 29; Print date: Tues, October 5.
Deadline: Wed., October 13; Print date: Tues, October 19.
Deadline: Wed., October 27; Print date: Tues, November 2.
Deadline: Wed., November 10; Print date: Tues, Nov 16.
Deadline: Wed., December 1; Print date: Tues, December 7.
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
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
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.
Campus Events --- This
Faculty/Staff News --- This
To submit material to CURRENTS, email
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