Tuesday, May 3, 2005 VOLUME 22, NUMBER 14
TWEED MUESUM OF ART SCHEDULE
The last two student senior shows will be on display
at the Tweed Museum in the coming weeks. The opening receptions will be
held on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. Ida Kumojis work will be presented from
May 3 - 8. Sandy Pedersen and Erik M. Yanda will display their
work from May 10 - 15.
See next issue.
Sweeney Todd is Stephen Sondheims masterful musical depicting a lowly barber caught up in the polluted, social machinery of Londons rising industrial age. This is a timeless tale that never ceases to reflect upon the needs of the human soul and its raging struggle for justice and equality. Performances are at 7:30 p.m., April 28 - 30 and May 4 - 7, and at 2 p.m., May 1.
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH/ARTISTIC FAIR
ALWORTH BROWN BAG SERIES
ACADEMIC HEALTH CENTER SEMINAR
See next issue.
Planetarium shows are at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays in
the Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium.
WOMENS HISTORY CELEBRATION
Guest speaker, Njoki Kamau, Department of Womens Studies, presents Everyday Racism in the Academia, at noon on May 4 in KSC 268.
Meditation and Relaxation Exercises, a workshop by Marc Langelfel, professor, Department of Psychology, will be held at noon on May 5 in KSC 268.
Guest speaker, Joyce Benson presents Common Women, Uncommon Lives: The Changing Role of Women in Russia, at noon on May 5 in the Kirby Rafters.
For more information contact Women Studies, firstname.lastname@example.org, 726-7953.
ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF UMD WOMEN
The UMD Commission on Women invites all faculty, staff, and student leaders of the campus community to the 11th Annual Celebration of UMD Women on Wednesday, May 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Kirby Ballroom.
FACULTY AWARD RECEPTION
An all-UMD reception will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4 in Griggs Center to honor faculty recipients of the following awards: Outstanding Adviser award, the Jean G. Blehart Award, the Albert Tezla Award, the Chancellors Award for Distinguished Research, and the Horace T. Morse Award. See the Academic News section for a list of the award winners. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome and encouraged to attend the reception. Refreshments will be served. This reception is hosted by Vice Chancellor Vince Magnuson and Chancellor Kathryn A. Martin.
NORTHEASTERN BOOK AWARDS
The 17th annual Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards (NEMBA) will be celebrated from 6 - 9 p.m. on May 18, at the UMD Library. Sam Cook, a well-known local author and newspaper columnist, will be the featured speaker. The event begins with a book fair, followed by Sam Cooks talk, the awards presentation, and a reception complete with free pie. Presented each year by the UMD Library and Friends of the Duluth Public Library, NEMBA recognizes books written about northeastern Minnesota that substantially represent its history, culture, heritage, or lifestyle. Thirty books have been nominated this year, vying for prizes in two categories: (1) Fiction, Poetry, Drama and (2) Nonfiction, Art, Scholarship. Nominated titles had to have been released in the year 2004. The winners will be announced the evening of the event. For more information call 726-8130.
SPLIT ROCK WORKSHOPS
The Split Rock Arts Program, a College of Continuing Education program, is now accepting registrations for its summer workshops in creative writing, visual art, design, and creativity enhancement. Week long and three-day workshops are held from June 26 to August 6 on the Universitys Twin Cities campus and at the Universitys Cloquet Forestry Center, near Duluth. University of Minnesota faculty and staff, including graduate students with current academic staff appointments, are eligible to take Split Rock workshops for credit at reduced-tuition rates through the Regents Scholarship and Academic Tuition Waiver. Visit www.cce.umn.edu/splitrockarts; e-mail email@example.com; or call 612-625-8100 for more information.
SEA GRANT WALK, RIDE, AND RUNOFF
Walk, Ride and Runoff will take place at 9 a.m. on May 21, at the Lake Superior Zoo. Either walk from the Spirit Mountain ski chalet to the zoo or team with a partner to compete in a 15K run-and-bike race that will test your strategic planning. To register, look under running on www.midwestevents.com, request an application from Minnesota Sea Grant at 726-8106 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEDICAL SCHOOL GOLF CLASSIC
An afternoon of golf, a silent auction,
The Historic Glensheen Estate will be open for
tours from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
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