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DEPARTMENT DIRECTORY UPDATES
All UMD departments need to update their department listings in the UMD
Campus Directory. Department heads should make sure that there is at least
one person responsible in their area. If departments need additional people
to be authorized, contact Cheryl Reitan at 726-8996, email@example.com
or Andy Manteuffel at 726-6927, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The information online will be used to update both the print version and
the online UMD campus directory. You may begin to update at any time and
all updates must be completed by August 15, 2005.
Most (not all) UMD departments also need to update their department listings
in the Twin Cities Campus Directory. Their deadline and instructions may
change slightly but at this time, their deadline is 4:30 p.m., on August
16. See the web site for instructions: http://www.d.umn.edu/unirel/campusdirectory.html.
If you need assistance, please dont call the Help Desk. Contact
Cheryl Reitan at 726-8996, email@example.com
or Andy Manteuffel at 726-6927, firstname.lastname@example.org.
PERSONAL LISTING DIRECTORY UPDATES
Check your personal listing at: http://www.d.umn.edu/people/.
This information is the data that will appear in the UMD Campus Directory.
If something needs to be changed, added or deleted, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Go to the UMD Home Page: http://www.d.umn.edu/faculty/.
Step 2: Select Faculty and Staff from the left column: http://www.d.umn.edu/faculty/.
Step 3: Select Updating Your Information from the bottom of
Step 4: Enter your ID number (X.500 username) and password on the pop-up
Step 5: Use the pulldown menu to choose general information, personal
addresses, office addresses, telephone numbers, emergency contacts and
Review all areas and make necessary changes.
Note: Individuals are not permitted to change every piece of information.
For help with staff listings, contact Audrey Olson, 726-6740, email@example.com.
For help with faculty and professional and administrative employee listings,
contact Julie Topie, 726-6993, firstname.lastname@example.org.
UMD Human Resources Wellness campaign is sponsoring the SFA Farmers
Market this summer with fresh fruits, vegetables, cut flowers, and indoor/outdoor
plants. The Farmers Market will open from 2 - 4:30 p.m. each Wednesday
outside of Kirby Plaza until September 28. Just about the time classes
start is peak harvest time for tomatoes, peppers, mellons, and squash
by the end of the month. Herbalists will be back with hand creams and
lip balms. Fruit and produce will come to market as it is ready. All produce
is locally and sustainably grown and many of the growers are also growing
organically. To be added to a weekly email reminder list, email: email@example.com.
The reminder email will list growers and what they have for sale.
UMD AT THE STATE FAIR
This year, for the first time, UMD will have its own presence at the Minnesota
State Fair. UMD will have a booth in the Crossroads Building (the U of
M building) on Dan Patch Avenue, for five days from Saturday, August 27
to Wednesday, August 31.
The UMD Admissions Counselors will staff the booth from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
all five days and alumni and UMD departments are invited to staff the
booth from 4 - 8 p.m. UMD will offer a free t-shirt to anyone who signs
up to staff the booth for a 2 or 3 hour shift! This is an opportunity
to meet with prospective students, parents, family members, and alumni.
UMD will have an internet connection and computer display area, if departments
wish to bring a laptop toshow off their websites. In addition, on August
31, UMD has the stage for UMD at the State Fair Day and an
alumni reception is planned that evening in the Raptor Center. Interested?
Contact Cheryl Reitan, 726-8996, firstname.lastname@example.org,
to sign up for a time slot. See the schedule at http://www.d.umn.edu/unirel/statefair.html.
If you have any general interest magazines youre done with, donate
them! Your old reading material could entertain countless exercisers!
Drop them off at the weight room or bring to SpHC 121.
The Faculty/Staff Parking Permit Sale will begin on Monday, August 15
and run through Friday, September 2. Both Red and Blue parking permits
will be sold during this time. Blue permits are $116 for the academic
year and red permits are $208. Maps will be available during the sale
at the cashiers windows in the Darland lobby. The cashiers
office will be open for this sale on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
(closed between noon and 12:45 p.m.). UMD ID cards are required to show
that you are Faculty/Staff. Questions? Call Parking Services at 726-7433.
SMOKERS: READY TO QUIT?
The University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth is looking for people
who are interested and motivated to quit smoking. Volunteers will earn
money for participation in a research project looking at why stress makes
it difficult to quit smoking. Call 726-8896 for further screening and
SEA GRANT CELEBRATES 30 YEARS
Hypothermia research that leads to new products for a flotation device
manufacturer, discovering the diving reflex, which changes the way people
submerged in cold water are revived, and new environmentally friendly
control measures for use against invasive fish such as the Eurasian ruffe
and sea lamprey are only a few of many ways that Minnesota Sea Grant has
added to knowledge about Lake Superior and Minnesotas inland waters.
For over 30 years, Sea Grant has focused on the exploration of the largest
freshwater lake in the world and the life that inhabits it. They have
made a significant contribution to preserving the Great Lakes through
research, education, and outreach.
New Fall merchandise is arriving daily. UMD Stores has two buy ten
get one free punch cards available this summer for coffee and greeting
cards. UMD Stores will also feature several weekend specials now through
July 31, including Penny-An-Ounce fountain pop in the self-service
area,an extra 10% off all hockey jerseys (currently 25% off), and 20%
off, 2-pack, 24x36 Wide Wall stretched canvas. UMD Stores Summer Sidewalk
Sale is August 3-6 with up to 60% off select UMD wear, gifts, art supplies,
and more, in the Kirby Plaza lobby and throughout the store (street level).
Six daily newspapers are now available for sale in the street level of
UMD Stores. Jefferson Lines is offering daily bus service, year round,
from the UMD Campus to the Twin Cities. Purchase tickets at UMD Stores
street level. For a limited time, students can buy one ticket and get
one ticket free. See whats new online at www.umdstores.com.
Questions? Contact Cheryl Reitan at 726-8996.
To submit material to Currents e-mail email@example.com.
Communication intern, Shandra Zurn, helped edit this issue. Currents can
be viewed at www.d.umn.edu/currents
Currents is printed regularly throughout the school year.
The First Fall Semester 2005 Issue has a
deadline of Wednesday, August 24 and a
print date of Tuesday, August 30.
UMD CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Scheduling events? Make sure you post them on the web calendar: See the
web pages http://www.d.umn.edu/umdevents
Dont forget, public events must be posted on the web calendar and
sent to Currents before you can send out a UMD business announce message.
For more information, contact Cheryl Reitan at 726-8996 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUBSCRIBE TO CURRENTS - PAPER COPY
Individuals can choose to subscribe to a paper copy or to subscribe to
an e-mail/web version of Currents. 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. To subscribe to a e-mail/web version of Currents see: http://www.d.umn.edu/currents/
SUBSCRIBE TO CURRENT - WEB
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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