Tuesday, February 22, 2005 VOLUME 22, NUMBER 10

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Experts List
UMD is updating it’s on-line Experts List, http://www.d. umn.edu/currents/experts/. Faculty and staff who wish to be included should submit the following to Cheryl Reitan at creitan@d.umn.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 creitan@d.umn.edu. Changes and submissions will be accepted until March 1.

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. 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, 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 deadline for receipt of completed applications is at 4:30 p.m. February 24, 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.

COMMISSION ON WOMEN GRANTS
The UMD Commission on Women is currently accepting grant applications for the 2005-2006 academic year. Grant information and applications are available online at: http://www.d.umn.edu/comwomen/
The application deadline for small grants, $300 or less, will be accepted throughout academic year. The deadline for major grants, $301-$1000, for Fall semester 2005 programs is April 15. Funding is provided for proposals that meet the Commission on Women mission of enhancing the environment for women at UMD; presentations/events that are generated from and delivered on campus; lectures, based on the speaker’s focus; travel to conferences is funded only when knowledge gained from the conference will directly impact a large group of women at UMD.
For questions or to send grant applications, contact Julie Westlund at 726-8964, jwestlun@d.umn.edu, Career Services, 21 Solon Campus Center, UMD.

TECHFEST
Techfest 2005 is right around the corner. This event will take place from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Friday, April 1, in the Kirby Ballroom. The deadline for the Call for Proposals is Friday, March 11: http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/etrg/techfest/.

administrative NEWS

UMD STORES
Grad Fest 2005 will be held in Kirby Ballroom February 23 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Graduating seniors will have the opportunity purchase their graduation regalia at 20% off, register for giveaways, and visit with various vendors who can provide them with products and services needed before, during, and after graduation. UMD Stores, Etc. has bargain children’s books and up to 50% off UMD wear and gifts, art supplies, and school and office products. UMD Stores, Etc. also offers a UPS/Mail Center where customers can buy stamps and mailing supplies, and get packages shipped. Check out the “Show Your Colors Sale” in UMD Stores street level Friday, February 25. Wear UMD wear that day and get 25% off one item of UMD wear. UMD Stores is in the process of updating their website. See what’s new online at umdstores.com.

QUICKCARE CLINIC NOW OPEN
QuickCare is a new clinic for employees, spouses/same-sex domestic partners, and dependent children over 18 months. The QuickCare clinic, opened February 21, makes it easier for faculty, staff and dependents to access medical care for common ailments that have specific treatments.
QuickCare is located in Room 101, UMD Health Services Facility, 615 Niagara Court on the UMD campus. No appointments are necessary and visits usually take about 15 minutes. QuickCare will be open 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 1:30-4 p.m., Monday through Friday, during the academic school year, September through May. For UPlan members, the copayment is $5 per QuickCare visit for treatments and screenings and there is no copayment for immunizations.
For more information, call 218-726-8666 or see the website at http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/quickcare.

UMD COMMUNICATION

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 creitan@d.umn.edu.

SUBSCRIBE TO CURRENTS
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Currents can be viewed at www.d.umn.edu/currents
Currents is printed regularly throughout the school year. Students Linnea Borer and Emily McGuigan helped edit this issue of Currents.
Spring Semester 2005 Schedule:
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 creitan@d.umn.edu.

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UMD WEB PAGES
For more info about UMD departments and programs contact the following web pages:
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
Glensheen — http://www.d.umn.edu/glen/

CHANGE YOUR PERSONAL INFO IN THE CAMPUS DIRECTORY NOW
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