TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
As a special feature of the exhibition, 9
Months in America: An Ethnocentric Tour, Tweed asks to display photographs
of faculty, staff, and students of UMD, as a unique portrait of
our community. ett.
The exhibit, "Spirals in Space and Time:The
Art of Leslie Bohnenkamp," will continue through March 26.
Student senior shows, with opening receptions held
on Tuesdays at 4 p.m., will be on display at the museum this spring. Emily
Ackerman, Jen Mollner, and Shannon Livingstone will display their work
from February 22 - 27. Jennifer Akre, Scott Bader and Abby Liljequis
will display their work from March 1 - 6. Nicholas Jaeb, Jake Schreiber
and Gohlee Moua will display their work from March 8 - 13. Tanya
Schulz, Melinda Boettech and Brittany Thiescher will display their work
from March 15 - 20. Robert Winterfield, Ryan Purdy and Ben Barnett
will display their work from March 22 - 27.
ART AND DESIGN LECTURE SERIES
Cynthia Freeland (aesthetics, art and film) will be featured in the Art
and Design Lecture Series at 10 a.m. on March 16. Sharon Werner
(design) will present a lecture at noon on March 31. Douglas Padilla
(visual art) will speak at 2 p.m. on March 31 and Rita Robillard
(printmaking) will present a lecture at 2 p.m. on April 20.
For Tweed information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 726-8222.
SPRING MUSIC SCHEDULE
All events will be held in the Weber Music Hall unless otherwise noted.
A Faculty Artist Recital with Betsy Husby,
cello, and Alexander Chernyshev, piano, will be held at 7:30 p.m.
on Friday, February 25. Hear Maestro Dario Sotelo from the Conservatory
of Music in Tatui, Brazil as he conducts Band Dancing! with the Symphonic
Wind Ensemble Concert. The event features original wind ensemble works
based on traditional South American dances at 7:30 p.m. on February
27. Proceeds from this event will help support the UMD Bands tour
expenses for trip to Brazil. A Chamber Choir
Invitational Concert will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February
28. A special Jazz Concert featuring critically acclaimed jazz vocalist
and six-time Grammy Award nominee, Kurt Elling will be held at 7:30 p.m.
on Friday, March 4. The Head of the Lakes Jazz Festival Concert
featuring jazz guitarist John Scofield with UMD Jazz I will be held in
the Marshall Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March
5. A choral concert, Earth, Sea,
& Sky will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 6. A
Vocal Jazz Cabaret directed by Tina Thielen-Gaffey, featuring Lake Effect
and Chill Factor, will be presented on March 10 - 12 at 7:30 p.m.
The UMD womens hockey games are held at the DECC. They play Minnesota
at 7:05 p.m. on February 26 and at 3:05 p.m. on February 27.
The UMD mens hockey games are held
at the DECC at 7:05 p.m. The men play Bemidji State on February 25.
They also play Wisconsin on March 4 - 5. The
UMD mens basketball games are held in the UMD Romano Gym. They play
Nebraska-Omaha at 8 p.m. on February 24 and North Dakota at 3 p.m.
on February 26. The UMD womens
basketball games are held in the UMD Romano Gym. They play Nebraska-Omaha
at 6 p.m. on February 24, and North Dakota at 1 p.m. on February
26. The UMD womens tennis team
matches are held in the UMD Ward Wells Field House. They play St. Cloud
State at 9 a.m and Concordia-Moorhead at 1 p.m. on February 26.
They also play South Dakota at 9 a.m. on March 12. The
UMD softball team games are held at the UMD Junction Avenue Field. They
play St. Cloud State on April 20 at 3 p.m., Augustana College at
noon on April 22, and Mankato at 1 p.m. on April 23. The
UMD baseball team games are held on campus at Bulldog Park. They play
Nebraska-Omaha at 1 p.m. on April 16- 17, Winona State at 1 p.m.
on April 16, North Dakota at 1 p.m. on April 24, St. Cloud
State at 2 p.m. on April 30, and Bemidji State at 2 p.m. on May
4. For more information contact the UMD
Athletic Office at 726-7518 or see http://www.umdbulldogs.com.
LOVE IS IN THE AIR
The romantic comedy, String, is set against a backdrop of poetry
and pizza. It will be presented in the Marshall Performing Arts Center
on March 10 - 13 at 7:30 p.m., March 13 at 2 p.m., and
March 15 - 19 at 7:30 p.m. Above events are held at the Marshall Performing
Arts Center. For ticket information call 726-8561.
Instructional Development Services Events
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. SelfReflective Learning for
Conscious Competence will be presented by LeAne Rutherford and Maribeth
Overland from 2 - 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 10 in Griggs Center.
Tech Talk, will be held from noon - 1 p.m. on Friday, March
4 in Kirby 355-357.
For more information call 726-6207, 726-6975 or visit the website:http://www.d.umn.edu/cehsp/ids.
All seminars will be held in Life Sciences 185 at 3:15 p.m. unless otherwise
Population genetics of darters will be presented by Jean Porterfield,
Dept. of Biology, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN on Friday, February
25. The lecture is hosted by Alle Mensinger. Evolutionary consequences
of severe fragmentation of prairie populations of purple cone flower
will be presented by Ruth Shaw, Department of Ecology Evolution and Behavior,
University of Minnesota, St. Paul, on March 4. The lecture is hosted
by Julie Etterson.Biotechnology approaches
to emerging pathogen threats will be presented by William Schneider,
USDA Agricultural Research Service., Fort Detrick Maryland, on March
11. The lecture is hosted by Randy Hedin. Invasion of Lake Winnebago,
WI by the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha: A story of toxins, total
phosphorus and zooplankton survivals will be presented by Bart DeStasio,
Lawrence University, Appleton, WI with graduate student speaker Allison
Gamble, on March 18. Birds and dinosaurs, which came first?
will be presented by Frances James, Florida State University, on April
8. The lecture is hosted by Gerald Niemi. A dendroecological
study of peatland plant community responses to flooding will be
presented by Rhett Johnson, MS candidate, Department of Biology, on April
15. The lecture is hosted by David Schimpf. For more information call
726-6207, 726-6262 or visit the Biology department website at
GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR
On Thursday February 24 Phil Cook, U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency, Mid-Continent Ecology Division, will hold a seminar titled What
Makes Dust from Asbestos Hazardous? On Thursday March 3 Alan
Carroll, Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Wisconsin,
Madison will speak at a seminar entitled Lacustrine Records of Landscape
Evolution, Eocene Green River Formation, Wyoming. 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.
Doc Talk lectures are held in Med School 142 at 7:30 p.m. The next session
about nerve regeneration will be presented by Greg Rutkowski, assistant
professor, Chemical Engineering Department, on Tuesday, March 8.
A Doc Talks lecture about obesity will be presented by Jane Hovland, adjunct
assistant professor, Department of Behavioral Sciences, on Tuesday, April
12. More information about the lecture series can be found at: http://somd.d.umn.edu/doctalks,
or contact Janet Fitzakerley, 726-8512, email@example.com or Susan Kurki,
VIZ LAB PRESENTS
The Visualization Digital Imaging Lab (Viz Lab) invites the campus community
to the Viz Lab Presents series. All events will be held at
noon, unless noted, in 154 MPAC.
Barb Johnson will present facultEtools on Wednesday, February
23. Steve Sternberg, Department of Chemical Engineering, will present
Fluent: Visualizing the flow of contaminants through soil
on Thursday, February 24. Bruce Reeves will present Whats
New With DW MX 2004 on Tuesday, March 8 and Pilot the WirelessWorkshop
on Tuesday, March 29. For information see http://www.d.umn.edu/vdil/
or contact Lisa Valdez at 726-8093.
PUBLIC AFFAIRS LECTURE SERIES
Public Affairs Lectures are held at 12:15 p.m. on Saturdays. Hey
America, Immigration Is Your Future. will be presented March
5 in the Kirby Plaza Rafters by Sen. Mee Moua, a Democrat from St.
Paul and the first Hmong state senator in the U.S. Can Democrats
and Republicans Get Anything Done During the 2005 Legislative Session?
will be presented on April 2 in the Kirby Plaza Rafters by Senator
Geoff Michel, a Republican from Edina and an assistant minority leader
in the Minnesota Senate. Can We Afford the Health Care of the Future,
Let Alone the Present? will be presented on April 16 in the
Kirby Plaza Center Court Grill by Richard Teske, a UMD graduate. Teske
is a nationally known researcher and writer on health care policy. For
information, contact Julie A. Smith in the Center for Advocacy & Political
Leadership at 726-6711 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
URBAN STUDIES LECTURE
Mark Lambert, the developer of Campus Park and other apartment complexes,
will speak about for-profit development fundamentals at noon, Wednesday,
March 9 in Kirby Student Center 333. For more information, contact
Larry Knopp, lknopp2d.umn.edu at 726-6246 or Judy Trolander, email@example.com
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.
in the Library Fourth Floor Rotunda. All faculty and staff are invited
to attend. Beverages and snacks will be served. 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
or call 726-8981.
ITSS WORKSHOPS AND E-CLASSES
Dreamweaver 101: The Basics section 1 will be held from 9
- 11 a.m. on February 24 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. For more information visit http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training.
STATE OF THE UNIVERSITY ADDRESS
President Robert Bruininks will deliver his State of the University Address
at 3 p.m. Thursday, February 24. The speech will be broadcast live
via TV on the UMD campus in the Library 410. Phone lines will be available
for questions after the address. Associate Vice Chancellor Steve Hedman
will be the room host. Everyone is invited.
A planetarium show will be presented at 7 p.m. every Wednesday in the
Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium. For information call 726-7129.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM SERIES
Sponsored by UMD Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, each
screening will include the introduction of the film by a faculty member
and a discussion following the film. All films will be shown on Thursdays
in Humanities 480. On March 3 at 5 p.m. Memories of Underdevelopment,
will be shown. The film was made in 1968 and directed by Tomás
Gutiérrez Alea. On March 10 at 4:30 p.m. The Lost Boys of
Sudan will be shown. The film was made in 2005, and directed by Brad Silberling.
On April 7 at 4:30 p.m. a documentary on the Hmong people in the
U.S. will be shown. The title and the director are to be announced. On
April 14 at 4:30 p.m. Tales from Arab Detroit will be shown. The
film was made in 1995 and directed by Joan Mandell. For more information
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
The film, The Edge of Each Others Battles: The Vision of Audre Lorde,
will be shown at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 24 in Kirby Student
For questions call 726-8444 or 726-6395
PERSONAL/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS
The Department of Human Resources is offering workshops dealing with health,
wellness, lifestyles, workplace environment, well-being, parenting, and
For a description of the training or for more information, visit
CLIMBING SLIDE SHOWS
Relax for an hour every Monday night at 8:30 p.m. at the UMD Climbing
Wall and take in beautiful slides of great climbing areas. Enjoy some
beautiful images or plan your next trip! These slide shows are free to
all and the atmosphere is casual. Stay after climbing or show up just
for the slides. Dave Pagel will present Desert Rock Climbing on February
28. Dean Einersonp will present Alaskas Mt. Huntington on March
7. James Loveridge will present The J.Lo Junk Show (ice & mixed
climbing) on March 14. Greg and Luke Petry will present Duluth
Bouldering on March 28. For information, contact Kaija Webster at 726-6257.
WINTER CARNIVAL OFFICE DECORATING CONTEST
UMD is celebrating the 3rd Annual OutCold Winter Carnival from February
25 - March 5, and they invite each office/department on the
UMD campus to join in the festivities by participating in the annual Office
Decorating Contest. The winning office will receive the OutCold traveling
trophy and a pizza party for their office. Decorations will be judged
on creativity and effort. Decorations will be judged on the afternoon
of Friday, March 4.
The Historic Glensheen Estate will be open for
tours on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Bring your family
and friends to Glensheen and enjoy a no-cost showcase of Duluth's wedding
services at the Glensheen Bridal Show from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday,
February 26. There will be a fashion show, samples, and activities.
Glensheen is hosting Fine Dining on Saturday, March 19 and April
16. A tour will be held at 4:30 p.m. with dinner at 5:30 p.m. A Palm
Sunday Brunch will be held on Sunday, March 20. The tour will be
held at 10 a.m. with brunch at 11 a.m. A Fine Dining event will be held
on Saturday, April 30. The tour will be held at 6:30 p.m. with
dinner at 7:30 p.m. RSVP by calling 218-726-8910.
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