Tuesday, January 25, 2005 • VOLUME 22, NUMBER 8

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art EVENTS

TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
Bring us your photos, and be a part of the show! As a special feature of the “9 Months in America:An Ethnocentric Tour” exhibition, the Tweed Museum of Art asks you to display your own photographs, as a unique “portrait of our community.” Please mail or bring snapshots of your travels, special events and places, friends and family, to the Tweed Museum of Art through February 11. If you wish, include a short written description on a 3” x 5” index card or paper. If mailed to us, include a return address and your photographs will be mailed back to you by March 30. If hand-delivered, your photos can be picked up at the museum’s reception desk after March 30. The show runs through March 27, 2005. A special Family Day Program will be held in conjunction with the exhibit from 1 - 4 p.m. on March 5.
The exhibition “Spirals in Space and Time: The Art of Leslie Bohnenkamp” continues through February 6.
For Tweed information contact tma@d.umn.edu or call 726-8222.

music EVENTS

FALL MUSIC SCHEDULE
All events will be held in the Weber Music Hall unless otherwise noted.
Empire Brass, North America’s finest brass quintet will perform as part of the Ovation series at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 3.
Twin Ports Wind Ensemble, featuring Tuba soloist James Gourlay will be take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 6.
The Bemidji State University Band will perform at 5 p.m. on Friday, February 11.
A Faculty Artist Recital featuring Justin Rubin will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 13 at the Cathedral of Holy Rosary.
A Guest Artist Concert, “Winterreise,” performed by Johan Lippens, baritone, and pianist Brook Cuden, will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 20.

athletic EVENTS

HOME GAMES
The UMD women’s hockey games are held at the DECC. The women play Bemidji State at 7:05 p.m. on January 29 and, at 2:05 p.m. on January 30. They play Minnesota at 7:05 p.m. on February 26 and at 3:05 p.m. on February 27.
The UMD men’s hockey games are held at the DECC at 7:05 p.m. The men play Michigan Tech on February 4 and 5 and Bemidji State on February 25.
The UMD men’s basketball games are held in the UMD Romano Gym. They play St. Cloud State at 8 p.m. on January 29, Augustana at 8 p.m. on February 2, Nebraska-Omaha at 8 p.m on February 2, and North Dakota at 3 p.m. on February 26.
The UMD women’s basketball games are held in the UMD Romano Gym. They play St. Cloud State at 6 p.m. on January 29, Augustana at 6 p.m. on February 2, Nebraska-Omaha at 6 p.m. on February 24, and North Dakota at 1 p.m. on February 26.

For more information contact the UMD Athletic Office at 726-7518 or see http://www.umdbulldogs.com.

theatre EVENTS

THEATRE MAGIC
The play Prometheus Bound will be presented on February 10-12 at 7:30 p.m., February 13 at 2 p.m., and February 16-19 at 7:30 p.m. The play tells the story of Prometheus, the heavenly soul brother that stole “fire” from Mt. Olympus and gave it to mortals, as he is spiked to a rock in the middle of nowhere. He laments his fate and his prophetic mind as the chorus of Oceanus serenades him with the psychedelic sounds of the 1960s. While contemplating just what that “fire” is for us today, the Gods rock out this 2500 year old play. Live music, dancing, music videos, and poetry create this Greek tragedy.
Above events are held at the Marshall Performing Arts Center. For ticket information call 726-8561.

EVENTS lectures/workshops

GEOLOGICAL SCIENCE SEMINARS
Steven Colman, Large Lakes Observatory and Department of Geological Sciences, will present “Stratigraphy, Chronology and Age Models for the GLAD 800 Drill Core in Bear Lake, Utah-Idaho” on Thursday, January 27.
Carol Finn, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO will present “Revealing Subice Geology in Antarctica with Aeromagnetic Data: Precambrian to Present” on February 3. Lynette Carney, MSA Professional Services Inc., Guy Partch, Service Engineering Group, Duluth, and Thomas Estabrook, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Duluth will present “Environmental Careers in Geology” on February 10.
All seminars will be held at 4 p.m. with coffee at 3:50 p.m. in Marshall W. Alworth Hall 191. For more information contact the Geological Sciences Department at 726-8385.

DIGITAL GEO
The Viz Lab Presents Series first presentation of the semester is “Digital Imaging in Experimental Sedimentology” presented by Jere Mohr, graduate student, Department of Geological Sciences. The presentation will take place from noon - 1 p.m. on Friday, January 28 in MPAC 154. Visit http://www.d. umn.edu/vdil for further information.

BIOLOGY AND THE ECOSYSTEM
Phil Fay, with the Center for Water and Environment, UMD-NRRI will present “The physiological basis of ecosystem responses to variable rainfall” at 3:15 p.m. with refreshments served at 3 p.m. on Friday, January 28 in Life Science 185. The presentation is hosted by Anna Rachinsky. For information, contact 726-6262, sbriggs@d.umn.edu, http://www.d.umn.edu/biology.

JOURNEY JARGONS & LECTURES
Journey Jargons feature slides and personal experiences or trips taken by University for Seniors (US) members and guests. The lectures cover a myriad of topics. Journey Jargons and Lectures are free and open to the public.
The Journey Jargons talk, “Finland Adventure” will be presented at 11:15 a.m. on Monday, January 31 in Kirby Plaza 311. Last May, Marge Longstreth and Nancy Paisley toured Finland by car for two weeks as they connected with their roots.

A lecture, “Use of Prototyping in Everyday Life” presented by Don Fosnacht, Director for Applied Research Technology and Development at NRRI will be presented at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, February 7, at the Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI), 5013 Miller Trunk Highway, Duluth.
The Journey Jargons talk, “Utah - Natural Beauty Beyond Comparison” will be presented at 11:15 a.m. on Monday, February 14 in Kirby Plaza 311. John Moeller spends time each year exploring the beauty and wonders of Utah, the Beehive State.

INSTRUCTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES EVENTS
“Unleashing the Power of Microsoft PowerPoint” will be presented by Dave McCarthy, Department of Education from 2 - 4 p.m. on Tuesday, February 1 and February 15 in Montague 239.
“Tip for Teaching with Implications for Learning” will be presented by LeAne Rutherford from noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday, February 11 in Kirby 323.
“Great Plans for Great Classes Teaching on a Large Scale” will be presented by LeAne Rutherford from 9-11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 23 in the Kirby Garden Room.
“Tech Talk,” will be held from noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday, February 3 in Kirby 355-357.
For more information call 726-6207, 726-6975 or visit the website:http://www.d.umn.edu/cehsp/ids.

MEDICAL RESEARCH SEMINAR
Timothy J. Griffin will present “Probing the Properties of Proteins and Proteomes using Mass Spectrometry” at noon on Monday, February 7 in 130 School of Medicine. Griffin is an assistant professor of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics at the UMTC. For information contact the
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 726-7922.

DOC TALKS
Doc Talks are a monthly public lecture series addressing current issues in medicine. The next session of DocTalks is “Stress,” presented by Gary Davis and Mustafa al’Absi, associate professors, Department of Behavioral Sciences at the UM Medical School Duluth. The lecture will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 8 in Room 142 School of Medicine. For more information see http://somd.d.umn.edu/doctalks, or contact Janet Fitzakerley, 726-8512, jfitzake@d.umn.edu or Susan Kurki, 726-8512, skurki@d.umn.edu.

ITSS WORKSHOPS AND ECLASSES
“Mulberry 101,” will be held from 2 - 4 p.m. on February 9 in Library 116. “Dreamweaver 103: Forms and Form Data Processing” will be held from 9 - 11 a.m. on February 15 and 17 in Library 116. “Dreamweaver 105: Behaviors” will be held from 9 - 11 a.m. on April 5 and 7 in Library 116.
ITSS is offering the campus community on-line eClasses.
The eClass environment is based on WebX, a threaded messaging system. Instructors Laura Carlson, Barbara Z. Johnson, and Bruce Reeves, post lectures, reading selections, hands-on assignments, and review questions once a week in the online classroom. Class participants can discuss the topic and assignments with the instructor and amongst themselves in the WebX classroom area. This format has no set meeting time.
For more information visit http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training

DIVERSE FAMILIES
Guest speaker Joanne Langdon-Larson presents “Working Effectively With Diverse Families” from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.on Friday, February 11 in the Kirby Ballroom.
The registration deadline is February 4th. To register, e-mail Mary at msimon@d.umn.edu or call 726-7854. For more information visit:http://www.d.umn.edu/ sw/Feb112005workshop.pdf

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. The social begins at 3 p.m. and the presentation is held at 3:15 p.m. All faculty and staff are invited to attend. Beverages and snacks will be served. Jennnifer Jones will present “Living Landscapes: The Archaeology of Early City Life in Jordan” on February 18. Marty Bock will present “The Power of Suggestion: Joseph Conrad and French Medical Occultism” on March 18. Maureen Tobin-Stanley will present “Reflections of the Holocaust in Spanish Culture” on April 15.  
For information see http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/main/3friday.php or call 726-8981.

 

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special EVENTS

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

PHARMACY AND MOVIES
The College of Pharmacy, Duluth, announces the kickoff of its Medicine and Medication Movie Series (M&M Movies) with the showing of Sylvia starring Gwyneth Paltrow and based on the life of Sylvia Plath and her struggle with bipolar affective disorder at 6 p.m. on January 31 in Chemistry 200. Following the film, Haim Einat, assistant professor, will make a short presentation and lead a discussion on the disorder and its impact For information contact 726-6001 or ltalbot1@umn.edu.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH
The film, A Remembrance of Martin, will be shown at noon on Tuesday, February 1 in Kirby Student Center 273.
The film, Standing on my Sister’s Shoulder, will be shown at noon on Wednesday, February 8 in Kirby Student Center 273.
The 14th Annual Soul Food Dinner with keynote speaker: Representative Neva Walker, presenting “Building Bridges Connecting Instead of Dividing,” will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 12 in the UMD Ballroom. $1 of each ticket will be donated to the Tsunami Relief Fund.
Joe Rogers will present “The Dream Alive Program” at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 17 in the UMD Ballroom.
The film, America behind the Color Line, will be shown at noon on Tuesday, February 22 in Kirby Student Center 273. A discussion will follow the documentary.
The film, The Edge of Each Other’s Battles: The Vision of Audre Lorde, will be shown at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 24 in Kirby Student Center 273.
For questions please call 726-8444 or 726-6395.

glensheen EVENTS

The Historic Glensheen Estate will be open Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
On Saturday, February 12, sweethearts are invited to a tour of the historic mansion before settling down in Glensheen’s winter garden for a romantic candlelight dinner. The tour begins at 6:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7:30pm. The cost is $60 per person. Space is limited. Call 726-8910 for reservations.

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