Tuesday, December 7, 2004• VOLUME 22, NUMBER 7

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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 exhibited through January 23, 2005.

The exhibition of UMD student shows continue with Bret Petersen and Stephanie Magedanz on display from December 7 - 12, and Sara Goodnow, Katie Woods, and Sarah Welander from December 14-19.

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

Nathan Budoff and Raul Cristancho, painters, will present a lecture at 10 a.m. on December 8. Documentary photographer Wing Young Huie will speak about his exhibition “9 months in America” at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25.

For Tweed information contact tma@d.umn.edu or call 726-8222.

music EVENTS

All events will be held in the Weber Music Hall unless noted otherwise.

The Third Annual Holiday Concert Series will be performed by UMD Music’s classical ensembles at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, December 10, at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 11, and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 12. University Singers, Concert Chorale, Chamber Singers, Wind Ensemble, and Symphony Orchestra present this festive holiday concert of familiar carols, and a special presentation of Poulenc’s “Gloria.”

Jazz I and II Ensembles perform Winter Jazz at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 15.

For tickets and information, call 726-8877.

athletic EVENTS


The UMD hockey games are held at the DECC at 7:05 p.m. The men play North Dakota on December 10 and 11, Denver on December 17 and 18, Anchorage, Alaska on January 7 and 8, St. Cloud State on January 14 and 15 and on January 21 and 22 the men’s hockey team play Minnesota State, Mankato.

The UMD women’s hockey team play St. Cloud State at 2:05 p.m. on December 11 and 12 at the DECC, Minnesota State, Mankato at 7:05 p.m. on January 21 and 22, Bemidji State at 7:05 p.m. on January 29 and, at 2:05 p.m. on January 30.

Home men’s basketball games include Minnesota-Crookston at 8 p.m. on December 8, Minnesota State-Mankato at 8 p.m. on January 6, Finlandia U. at 8 p.m. on January 11, South Dakota at 3 p.m. on January 22, St. Cloud State at 8 p.m. on January 29, and Augustana at 8 p.m. on February 2.

The women’s basketball team play against St. Scholastica at 7 p.m. on December 7, Winona State at 6 p.m. on December 18, Minnesota State-Mankato at 6 p.m. January 6, South Dakota State at 1 p.m on January 22, St. Cloud State at 6 p.m. on January 29, and Augustana at 6 p.m. on February 2.

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.

theatre EVENTS


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 Heidi’s 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.

EVENTS lectures/workshops


A Tech Talk discussion groups, which are about how technological innovations are working in the classroom, will be held from noon - 1 p.m. on Friday, December 10 in Kirby 323.

“Publish Where?” will be presented by LeAne Rutherford from 9 - 11 a.m. on December 14 in Kirby 333.

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: http://www.d.umn.edu/cehsp/ids.


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 Duluth’s 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.


A special events Doc Talks on Native American Medicine will be held on December 16 at 7:30 p.m.

For more information see http://somd.d.umn.edu/doctalks, or contact Janet Fitzakerley, 726-8512, jfitzake@d.umn.edu.


"Dominance and the functioning of ecosystems” will be presented by Melinda D. Smith, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University, on Friday, December 10 at 3:15 p.m. in Life Science 185. Coffee and cookies are served at 3 p.m. For information contact Sara Briggs, 726-6262, sbriggs@d.umn.edu.


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.


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 be served.

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.

For information see http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/main/3friday.php or call 726-8981.


The Word Association series on writing, language, and literature continues with a cluster of presentations by graduate students from the English Department’s Capstone Critical Theory course. These will be presented at 3:30 p.m. on December 7 in SCC 25; and at 3:30 p.m. on December 9 in SCC 25.

Snacks and beverages will be provided. For information contact Jo Mackiewicz at jmackiew@d.umn.edu.


UMD Professor of English, Joseph Maiolo will read Truman Capote’s, “A Christmas Memory” in the Weber Music Hall at 4 p.m. on December 16. The event is free and open to everyone.

EVENTS classes

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special EVENTS


The UMD Commission on Women will present its annual Gallery of Grants on Tuesday, December 7 from 4 - 6 p.m. in the Library Rotunda. The program “The Changing Role of Women in the Military: A Panel Discussion” will begin at 4:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served.


A planetarium show will be presented at 7 p.m. every Wednesday in the Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium. For information call 726-7129.

glensheen EVENTS


The Historic Glensheen Estate will be open Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Kick-off the holiday season at Glensheen and enjoy decorations and Holiday Brunches every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday December 2 - 21. Tours begin at 9:30 a.m. and brunch is served at 10:30 a.m.

There is also New Year’s Eve Fine Dining in which, the first seating: self-guided tour is at 4 p.m., with dinner at 5 p.m. The second seating: self-guided tour is at 7 p.m., with dinner at 8 p.m.

Call 726-8910 for more information.

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