TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
The exhibition Spirals in Space and Time: The Art of Leslie Bohnenkamp
continues through February 6, 2005.
The Regional Projects Series: Recent Projects by
Northern Minnesota Architects will be held from November 9 - January
23, 2005. The opening Reception is from 6 - 8 p.m. on November
The UMD Art & Design Faculty Exhibition will
run through December 19. This exhibition presents the work of over
twenty artists, all members of the UMD Art and Design.
Art and Design Lecture Series
Jorge Frascara, designer and professor at the University of Alberta, Canada,
will present a lecture at 10 a.m. on November 9.
Fast Forward, a New York based English composer
and performer, will present a lecture at 6 p.m. on November 23.
Nathan Budoff and Raul Cristancho, painters, will
present a lecture at 10 a.m. on December 8.
For Tweed information contact email@example.com or
All events will be held in the Weber Music Hall
unless noted otherwise.
The Senior High School Honor Choir Festival Concert, directed by Tina
Thielen-Gaffey, will take place at 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, November 2.
The Bernstein Krenzen Jazz Scholarship Concert,
a musical event held to support UMDs jazz scholarship funds, will
feature UMDs Jazz Ensembles and Duluths Big Time Jazz Orchestra
at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 3 in the Marshall Performing Arts
The Senior High School Honor String Festival Concert,
directed by Rudy Perrault will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, November 5.
For the Fifth Annual Story-Hour: Arabian
Nights, the UMD Symphony Orchestra is joined by Julie DellaTorre,
and Duluths own Elizabeth Nordell.
The musical theme features Scheherazade
with other music and stories for the whole family at 7:30 p.m. on Friday,
The University Singers, Chamber Singers, and Concert
Choral will perform at the Fall Choral Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November
UMD Guitar Ensembles will be held at 7:30 p.m.
on Wednesday, November 10.
UMDs Opera Studio will present, Whats
All The Screaming About? at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 13.
As a part of the 2004-2005 Ovation Guest Series,
Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, will be
performed at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 16. This is a Cabaret-style
revue features musical theatre and opera performers, including UMD alumnus
Jazz Combos I, II, III, & IV will perform
at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 18.
UMD Bands on the Go, a fundraising event that supports
the concert tours of the UMD Wind Ensemble, will be held on Sunday, November
21 at 3 p.m.
The UMD Percussion Ensemble performs ragtime pieces,
traditional West African drumming, and the unique contemporary work Stealing
Thunder, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 23.
The Vocal Jazz Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m.
on Tuesday, November 30.
For tickets and information, call 726-8877.
The volleyball team will play Augustana College at 7 p.m. on November
5, Nebraska-Omaha at 7 p.m. on November 12, and North Dakota
at 4 p.m. on November 13. The games will be held in the Romano
The UMD Bulldog football team plays St. Cloud State
at 1 p.m. on November 6 in Griggs Field.
The UMD mens hockey team play Brown at the
DECC at 7:05 p.m. on November 19 and 20. UMD women play Wisconsin
on November 5 and 6 at 7:05 p.m. and Ohio State University at 7:05
p.m. on November 26 and 27.
Home basketball games include mens basketball
at 8 p.m on November 15 against Bemidji State and at 8 p.m. on
November 23 against St. Scholastica. The mens and womens
basketball teams play Michigan Tech on November 26. The womens
game is at 6 p.m. and the mens game follows at 8 p.m. All home basketball
games are held in the Romano Gym.
For more information contact the UMD Athletic Office
at 726-7518 or see http://www.umdbulldogs.com.
The play, The Heidi Chronicles will be presented
at 7:30 p.m. from December 9 - 12 and December 14 - 18.
In The Heidi Chronicles, Heidi Holland finds herself at a crossroad in
her life, questioning how she got where she is. From a High School dance
to a protest at the Chicago Art Institute the audience experiences Heidis
chronicles during the time when ideas and lifestyles were changing.
Above events are held at the Marshall Performing
Arts Center. For ticket information call 726-8561.
DISABILITIES AND PERSONAL EXPERIENCE
Jill Kettleson, a UMD alumni and Duluth police officer, will speak about
her experiences living with a learning disability as part of the I AM
WHO I AM series. Kettleson will speak from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday,
November 3, in the Kirby Rafters. I AM WHO I AM is a speaker series
about personal experiences living with a disability and is sponsored by
Access for All and Disability Services & Resources.
VISUALIZATION AND DIGITAL IMAGING LAB
Josh Seaver, new media manager for Learning Technologies and Adam Wiens,
learning technologies special projects internet developer at the Science
Museum of Minnesota will present "Real-Time and Traditional Visualization
at the Science Museum of Minnesota" from 1 - 2 p.m. on Thursday,
November 4 in the VDIL, 154 MPAC.
See their website http://www.smm.org/explore/
and an interactive archeological dig at http://www.smm.org/catal/
Paul Kiprof, Department of Chemistry, will present,
The Oxo Process, from noon - 1 p.m. on Friday, November
in MPAC 154.
Justin Rubin, Department of Music, will present,
Video and Audio Production for Art Installations, from noon
- 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 11 in MPAC 154.
Kate Maurer, Department of Composition, will present,
A Dramaturgs View: Documenting La Traviata,
from noon - 1 p.m. on Friday, November 19 in MPAC 154.
Rich Axler, Jesse Schomberg (Sea Grant), Nick Zlonis
(Sea Grant), and George Host (NRRI) will present, Flash Flood for
DuluthStreams.org : Modeling and Visualization of Stream Response to Rain
Events in Duluths Urban Watersheds, from noon - 1 p.m. on
Thursday, December 16
in MPAC 154.
Yuhu Yan, Department of Physics, will present,
Water Quality Visualization in Lake Superior Based on GIS and RS,
from noon - 1 p.m. on Friday, December 17 in MPAC 154.
Go to: http://www.d.umn.edu/vdil
for further information on the VDIL.
NATIONAL WORK AND FAMILY MONTH
For National Work & Family Month there are numerous brown bag sessions.
For more information or to register, visit
Spouses and same-sex domestic partners are invited to attend on a space
Medical Self-Care, will be presented
by Ruth Rounds held from 12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, November
4 in the Garden Room.
Ho Ho Ho Oh No!: Tips for a Hassle Free Holiday
will be held from noon - 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7 in the
ALWORTH INSTITUTE BROWN BAG SERIES
Alworth Brown Bag Series events begin at noon. For more information contact
Cindy M. Christian at 726-8616.
"Go Well, Stay Well: Travels in South Africa" Jim and Linda
Belote, both anthropologists from UMD, visited their Peace Corps volunteer
daughter on assignment in South Africa for two 3-week trips in the summers
of 2003 and 2004. They saw wild animals, fabulous landscapes and excitement
about 10 years of democracy and the end of apartheid. The Belotes will
show pictures and discuss their experiences in South Africa on November
4 in Kirby Rafters.
"Return to Bulgaria: Land of Hospitality"
will be presented on November 11 in Kirby Rafters.Maria
Vuldjeva, program associate for the International Education Office, left
her homeland of Bulgaria in 1996. She will discuss the changes that have
taken place in Sofia and other areas in Bulgaria as the country makes
its transformation from a communist satellite to a democratic republic.
She will show pictures of her visits and share her reflections of home.
"Womens Rights and Constitutional Change
in Kenya" will be presented on November 18 in Kirby Rafters.
Sarah Fries, a UMD student majoring in International Studies and Political
Science, conducted research in Kenya from September 2003 until May 2004.
She interviewed women regarding their rights as reflected in the new Kenyan
constitution. She also spent some time working for a non-governmental
organization focusing on grass-roots development. Fries lived with host
families in Nairobi as well as the rural area of Kitui.
UMD Biology invites you to attend "Biology and geometry of animal
movement" presented by Ron Moen, from the Center for Water and Environment
and the Natural Resources Research Institute, at 3:15 p.m. on Friday,
November 5 in Life Science 185. The event is hosted by John Pastor.
Coffee and cookies will be served at 3 p.m.
"Identifying the sources of fecal coliform bacteria and their relationship
to land use" will be presented by Wendy Hieb, UMD Biology M.S. Candidate,
at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 9, in Med School 130. The event
is hosted by Randall Hicks. Coffee and cookies will be served at 9:45
For information contact Sara Briggs, 726-6262, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Doc Talks is a free public lecture series addressing current issues in
Matt Andrews, Department of Biology, will present Hibernation
at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday November 9 in Room 142 SMed.
For more information see http://somd.d.umn.edu/
Doc Talks, or contact Janet Fitzakerley, 726-8512; email@example.com.
Instructional Development Services Events
The workshop, Bringing Service
Learning to Life will be presented by Kim Riordan, Early Childhood
Studies Program; Casey LaCore, The Darland Connection; and Patty Petite,
Fond du Lac Head Start, from noon - 1 p.m. on November 11 in Kirby
333. A Library Update will be presented by Pam Enrici from
10 a.m. - noon on November 17 in Library 116. Nurturing Inclusivity
and Diversity, sponsored by the Commission on Women will be presented
by Mary Bridget Lawson from 9 a.m. - noon on December 1 in Griggs
Center. Publish Where? will be presented by LeAne Rutherford
from 9 - 11 a.m. on December 14 in Kirby 333.
Tech Talk discussion groups, about how technological
innovations are working in the classroom, will be held from noon - 1 p.m.
on Thursday, November 18 and Friday, December 10 in Kirby
A writing and publishing Coffee Klatch Q&A
session will be held from 2 - 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 15,
in BohH 116.
For more information about these and other events, call LeAne at 726-6207,
Sheri at 726-6975 or visit the website:
US JOURNEY JARGONS
Journey Jargons & Lectures features slides and personal experiences
or trips taken by University for Seniors (US) members and guests. The
sessions are free and open to the public. A question and answer session
follows each 45-minute lecture. The lectures listed below take place in
Kirby Plaza 309.
Journey Across Newfoundland & Labrador will be presented
by Barb Anderson, Ron Anderson, and Patricia Stoddard at noon on November
Orchids will be presented by Kathy Clark at 1:15 p.m. on November
Dr. Nigel Wattrus, Department of Geological Sciences and Large Lakes Observatory,
will present Reading the Lakes Fingerprints at 3:50
p.m. on Thursday, November 11 in Life Science 175.
Steven Colman, Director, Large Lakes Observatory
and Dept. Geological Sciences will present Stratigraphy, Chronology,
and Age Models for the GLAD 800 Drill Core at 4 p.m. on Thursday,
Tim Demko, Sara Kubarek and Emily Swor, from the
Department of Geological Sciences, will present Dinosaurs in the
Big Horn Basin at 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 2.
David Fox, Department of Geology and Geophysics,
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities will present History of the
Grassland Ecosystem of the Great Plains at 4 p.m. on Thursday, December
9 in Life Science 175.
CLA THIRD FRIDAY LECTURES
The College of Liberal Arts faculty lecture series, Third Friday
features recently published work or work-in-progress by faculty in CLA.
All faculty and staff are invited to attend. Beverages and snacks will
Paul Sharp will present Virtue Unrestrained:
Herbert Butterfield and the Problem of American Power at 3 p.m.
on November 19 in the Library Rotunda.
Alexis Pogorelskin will present Hollywood
and the Nazis or I am Franklin Roosevelt and I Approved this Message
at 3 p.m. on December 17 in the Kirby Rafters.
All of this years presenters and their topics
can be found at http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/main/3friday.php or through a
link located on the Whats New in CLA page. For information,
contact CLA at 726-8981.
WORD ASSOCIATION SERIES
The Word Association series on writing, language, and literature continues
with Susan Perala-Dewey, instructor, Department of Composition who will
present The Discourse of Opinion Letters: Cultivating
a Critical Community Voice at noon on Friday, November 19
in Cina 202.
A cluster of presentations by graduate students
from the English Departments capstone Critical Theory course will
be presented at noon on December 3 in Cina 202, at 3:30 p.m. on
December 7 in SCC 25; and at 3:30 p.m. on December 9 in
Word Association talks are open to all members
of the UMD community and other members of the public. Feel free to bring
your lunch. Snacks and beverages will be provided. For information contact
Jo Mackiewicz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LECTURE: CONSPIRACY THEORIES
James H. Fetzer will present "Conspiracy Theories: JFK and Wellstone.
What do we know about their deaths?" on Friday, November 19,
from 7-10:30 p.m. in Chemistry 200. Fetzer, McKnight Professor of Philosophy,
has published three books on the death of JFK and now a fourth American
Assassination on the death of Senator Paul Wellstone. He emphasizes
that each case of possible conspiracy has to be evaluated based upon rigorous
standards applied to all the available evidence. He will explain what
we know now that we didn't know then about the death of JFK and what new
research is revealing about the death of another American icon. This lecture
is sponsored by the UMD Statesman. For more information contact Fetzer
at 726-7269 or e-mail email@example.com.
See next issue.
NIGHTWALK FOR SAFETY
The "Nightwalk" will be at 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Monday, November
8. The walk will cover all outside (and several inside) areas of the
campus. Participants will meet at the Kirby Student Center, near the Information
Desk. Participants should wear clothing appropriate for walking outside
and to bring a flashlight (just in case). Campus safety recommendation
forms will be made available that evening and will be collected following
the walk. Each participant is asked to complete a recommendation
form listing any areas of possible safety improvement. Recommendations
may also be sent to Finance and Operations (500 DAdB) by Monday, November
16. Comments will be used by Finance and Operations and the UMD Safety,
Health and Emergency Preparedness Advisory Committee to make plans for
campus improvements. If you have any questions regarding this event call
Greg Fox 726-7101.
Research Day will be held from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Thursday, November
4. This is a day to learn about innovative transportation research
projects impacting the Northland. It will be held at the Mn/DOT District
One Headquarters located at 1123 Mesaba Avenue in Duluth. Ample free parking
is available. For directions and more information contact Carol Wolosz
at 726-7446 or firstname.lastname@example.org. NATSRL is supported through UMD, The
University of Minnesotas Center for Transportation Studies, Intelligent
Transportation Systems Institute, and Mn/DOT.
Chancellor Kathryn A. Martin will give a presentation on the State
of the Campus during a Chancellor's Forum on Monday, November 8.
The forum will be at 4 p.m. in the Weber Music Hall. After the forum,
faculty and staff members are invited to join Chancellor Martin and the
vice chancellors for a reception in the lobby of the Weber Music Hall.
For information contact 726-7106 or email@example.com.
Join the Hispanic/Latino/Chicana Learning Resource center for a Heritage
The Tweed Museum of Art will show the Chilean Arpilleras Exhibition Display
through November. These womens protest tapestries were created
in the 1970s and 80s by Chilean women whose loved ones were murdered,
missing and tortured during the harsh regime (1973-1989) of dictator Agusto
Two Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead exhibitions
will be presented through November 8. One will be at the Multicultural
Student Union on the second floor of Kirby and the other will be on display
in the Department of Art exhibition display located in the third floor
of Humanities. The Day of the Dead is a tradition which dates back to
the Aztec civilization. The Aztecs believe that the soul of the dead returns
home to the world of the living.
For information contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444.
INTERNATIONAL CLUB EVENTS
The UMD International Club is hosting an International Education Week
from November 15-20.
They will show international films in a Film Festival at 5 p.m. on November
15, 16, 17 and 18 in the Multicultural Student Union.
A Study Abroad Panel will be presented at noon on November
16 in the Kirby Rafters.
A Multicultural Fashion Show will be presented at noon on
November 17 in the Kirby Rafters.
"Womens Rights and Constitutional Change in Kenya" will
be presented on November 18 in the Kirby Rafters.
An eggroll sale will be held from noon - 3 p.m. on November 18
outside bookstore on the first floor of Kirby.
Taste of UMD with foods from many countries will be held at
4 p.m. on Saturday, November 20 at Hope Church, 301 W. St. Marie
St. Taste of UMD will feature a Kid's Corner. Children are welcome to
come and partake in arts and crafts and mingle with UMD International
For information contact Leah Glantz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A planetarium show will be presented at 7 p.m.
every Wednesday in the Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium. For information
The Historic Glensheen Estate will be
open Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. through mid-October.
A Holiday Premier will be featured from 4 - 7 p.m. Monday, November
19. Kick-off the holiday season at Glensheen and enjoy decorations
and refreshments every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday in December.
Tours begin at 9:30 a.m. and brunch is served at 10:30 a.m.
Call 726-8910 for more information.
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