In the upcoming months UMD will begin to update its on-line Experts
List, http://www.d.umn.edu/currents/experts/. Faculty and staff who wish
to be included should submit the following information to Cheryl Reitan
at firstname.lastname@example.org. edu: name, title, work phone, work address, home phone
(optional), e-mail address, web address (optional), and three to nine
topic descriptors. Included faculty and staff should review their listing
and submit any changes to Cheryl Reitan at email@example.com. changes
and submissions will be accepted until March 1.
MINNESOTA BOOK AWARDS
February 1 is the deadline for nominations to the 17th annual Northeastern
Minnesota Book Awards, presented by the University of Minnesota Duluth
Library and Friends of the Duluth Public Library. These awards recognize
books that substantially represent the history, culture, heritage or lifestyle
of northeastern Minnesota.
To be eligible, a book must have been originally released in 2004. Books
may be nominated in one of two categories: (1) fiction, poetry, drama
or (2) nonfiction, art, scholarship. Prizes will be awarded in the amount
of $300 for each winner and $100 for each honorable mention selected.
To nominate a book, visit the NEMBA Web site at www.d.umn.edu/lib/nemba/home.html.
Complete a nomination form and send it, along with one copy of each nominated
book, to Communications & Events Team, UMD Library, 416 Library Dr.,
Duluth, MN 55812. For information, call (218) 726-8102.
A free, community reception honoring all nominated authors will be held
starting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, 2005, at the UMD Library.
GEOGRAPHY ALUMNA NEWS
Amy Trauger, B.A. 1998, from the UMD Department of Geography, and A.B.D.
from Penn State University, Department of Geography (the first-ranked
Ph.D. program in the U.S.) was featured along with other graduate students
and faculty from Penn State in a story on National Public Radio on October
30, 2004. The story concerned collaborative, interdisciplinary research
on women farmers and sustainable agriculture in the U.S. The story is
available for online listening at NPRs website.
The Summer Housing Office at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD)
has begun accepting summer apartment requests. This year marks UMDs
29th year of offering on-campus apartments for retirees. UMD offers five,
eight, or ten- week rental periods. To learn more, contact UMD Summer
Housing Office, 726-7390, firstname.lastname@example.org r see the web site: http://www.d.umn.edu/housing/summer.
A Welcome Back pack sale gives 20%
off backpacks and book bags at UMD Stores (street level) January 18-28.
UMD Stores (street level) will have penny-an-ounce-day (21oz. and 32oz.
fountain pop) from 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 26. UMD Stores
(lower level) will feature a photo special from January 24-29. Stop by
UMD Stores, Etc. and check out The Mail Center. It is a new, convenient
way to buy stamps and mailing supplies, and get your packages shipped.
Its almost time for our spring sidewalk sales! And UMD Stores is
doing it Mardi Gras-style! Stop by Kirby Student Center in front of UMD
Stores (lower level) Tuesday, February 8 and Wednesday, February 9 for
festive Mardi Gras specials on UMD wear & gifts, computer supplies,
office & school products, art supplies, bargain books, snacks, and
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 email@example.com.
Questions? Contact Cheryl Reitan at 726-8996.
To submit material to Currents e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Currents can be viewed at www.d.umn.edu/currents
Currents is printed regularly throughout the school year. Students Linnea
Borer and Emiy McGuigan helped edit this issue of Currents.
Spring Semester 2005 Schedule:
Deadline: Wednesday, February 2;
Print date: Tuesday, February 8.
Deadline: Wednesday, February 16;
Print date: Tuesday, February 22.
Deadline: Wednesday, March 2;
Print date: Tuesday, March 8.
Deadline: Wednesday, March 30;
Print date: Tuesday, April 5.
Deadline: Wednesday, April 13;
Print date: Tuesday, April 19.
Deadline: Wednesday, April 27;
Print date: Tuesday, May 3.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 (email@example.com)
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 Recreational Sports 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 Stores http://www.umdstores.com/
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.
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