UMD is updating 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
BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT STUDENT NEWS
Dan Delf, pre-pharmacy student and former UROP student of Julie R Etterson,
assistant professor, was recently awarded a McNair Fellowship.
Julie Glasscock, an undergraduate student in Anna Rachinskys lab,
has recently had a paper accepted for publication. The research was done
in collaboration with A. Mizoguchi at Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan,
and is entitled: Immunocytochemical localization of an allatotropin
in developmental stages of Heliothis virescens and Apis mellifera (Journal
of Insect Physiology, 2005, 51, in Press). Julies research was funded
by a University of Minnesota UROP grant and by a Chancellors Faculty
Small Grant to Anna Rachinsky.
MORRIS K. UDALL SCHOLARSHIPS
UMD students in fields relating to the environment, and Native American
and Alaskan Native students in fields related to health care or tribal
public policy, are invited to apply for Morris K. Udall Scholarships.
Because environmental issues can be approached in a multi-disciplinary
way, the scholarship is offered to students from a broad range of disciplines.
Majors include: environmental engineering, agriculture, biology and other
natural sciences, natural resource management, political science, sociology,
anthropology, geography, cultural studies, history, public policy, and
pre-law. To be considered, students must be nominated by their institution.
The UMD Institutional deadline for receipt of completed applications is
at 4:30 p.m. February 24, 2005 in BohH 209. The scholarships, which are
to be used for the 2005-2006 academic year, will be awarded in April.
Applications are available in BohH 209. For more information contact Rick
J. Smith at 726-6293.
BAGLEY NATURE AREA PLANS
Additional participants are welcomed to join the Bagley Nature Area Management
Committee and to discuss long-term plans for Bagley. The committee plans
to organize a Users Symposium on Bagley Nature Area in late February,
2005. For more information see the following website which includes maps
and other information http://www.umdrsop.org/facilities/bagley/index.html
or contact Tim Bates at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A participant in last years UMD January Classical Study Tour, Jake
Anders, was awarded a UROP grant under the direction of Professor Ron
Marchese. In October, Anders participated in the archaeological survey
of ancient Plataiai in Greece, under the co-direction of Marchese and
Dr. Andreas Konecny, University of Vienna. Anders and Marcheses
research at Plataiai has been accepted for presentation at the 19th Annual
National Conference on Undergraduate Research in April in Lexington, Virginia.
Anders will also be participating in the archaeological excavations at
ancient Carnuntum (the Roman capital of Upper Panonia - ancient Vienna)
in May and June, supervising part of the domestic quarter of the ancient
city. This will also be done under the direction of Konecny.
UMD Stores is celebrating Mardi Gras at a Sidewalk Sale in Kirby Student
Center on Tuesday, February 8 and Wednesday, February 9 from 8 a.m. to
4 p.m. Theyll have Mardi Gras specials on UMD wear and gifts, bargain
books, computer supplies, school and office products, snacks, art supplies,
CDs and DVDs, and much more. Visit UMD Stores street level and register
to win Valentine gift baskets. Registration boxes are located at both
entrances of UMD Stores street level and two winners will be drawn on
February 10. Check out the Its a Pink Thing Sale in
UMD Stores street level February 10-14 featuring 25% off select pink UMD
wear. UMD Stores street level has a selection of Valentine roses and bouquets.
UMD Stores, Etc. has a new Mail Center where customers can buy stamps
and mailing supplies, and get packages shipped. UMD Stores will feature
a photo special on reprints and enlargements February 14-18 in the lower
level. 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, February 16.
Grad Fest 2005 will be held in Kirby Ballroom February 23 from 10 a.m.
to 6 p.m. Graduating seniors will have the opportunity to register for
giveaways and visit with various vendors who can provide them with products
and services needed before, during, and after graduation.
U CARD OFFICE MOVED
The U Card office has moved to its new location, 127 Kirby Plaza, between
the Print Shop and TCF bank. The phone number is 726-8814.
WELLNESS AT UMD
The UMD Department of Human Resources is launching UMD Wellness
Walkers. The goal is to walk 100 miles from February 7 to May 15.
A log can be accessed from http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/log/
and once you have completed the 100-mile walk or activity, you may submit
the log to be eligible for a prize drawing. The UMD Department of Human
Resources is also putting together a list for those interested in receiving
e-mail messages for information on group walking schedules, walking tips,
etc. If you are interested in joining the listserv, please send an email
to email@example.com or fill out the form at http://www.umdrsop.org/facilities/bagley/index.html
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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