TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
The exhibit Aerial Perspectives: Lift Bridge Photographs by Jan
Karon will run through October 9.
The exhibit, UMDs Swenson Science Building:
Architect, Engineer, Artist runs from August 30 through October
The exhibit, David Ericson: Always Returning,
The Life and Work of a Duluth Cultural Icon continues through January
15. A Gallery Talk on the exhibit will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday,
The exhibit, Artists of Duluth: 1870-1940
runs through January 15 and includes selected pieces from: Knute
Heldner, Clarence Rosenkranz, Mathais Wolden, Alexis Fournier and Peter
Senior Student Show opening receptions will be
held every Tuesday at 4 p.m. Exhibits by Adam Warhol & Blake Ames
will be displayed from September 13 - 18. Exhibits by Matt Kinnick
and Daniel Bergh will be displayed from September 20 - 25. Exhibits
by Nikolaus Thuening and Nikki Christle will be displayed from September
27 - October 2. Exhibits by Lindsay Mattner, Christine Flemming and
Maria Johnson will be displayed from October 4 - 9. Exhibits by
Duane Johnson and John Cox will be displayed from October 11 - 16.
Exhibits by Jessica Fadness, Kathryn Heinz and Heather Blissenbach will
be displayed from October 18 - 23. Exhibits by Christina Cordts
and Heather Lindell will be displayed from October 25 - 30.
Art and Design Lecture Series
John Adams Jr., CEO of the advertising firm, The Martin Agency in Richmond,
Virginia, will give a talk entitled Creative Design and the GEICO
Campaign, at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 22 in the Tweed
Museum of Art.
For Tweed information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 726-8222.
An Evening of Brahms
Experience the beauty of Brahms Trio for violin, horn,
and piano, and other works, with James Pospisil, horn; Jean R. Perrault,
violin and Jeanne Doty, piano. This event is free and will take place
in the Weber Music Hall on September 27 at 7:30 p.m.
UMD football team plays MSU-Moorhead at 1 p.m. on September 17.
The womens volleyball team plays South Dakota at 7 p.m. on September
16, Bemidji State at 7 p.m. on September 20, and Concordia-St.
Paul at 7 p.m. on September 27.
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GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES SEMINARS
Singer, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wisconsin,
Madison will present "Structural and Temporal Requirements for Geomagnetic
Field Reversal Deduced from 40Ar/39Ar dated Lava Flows" on Thursday,
Keith Brugger, Department of Geology, University
of Minnesota, Morris will present "Cold Facts, Imaginary Glaciers,
and Visions of Paleoclimate in the Colorado Rocky Mountains" on Thursday,
All seminars listed above take place on Thursdays
at 4 p.m. in Chemistry 150. Coffee is served at 3:50 p.m. For info contact
Colleen Wergin, email@example.com or 726-8385.
JOURNEY JARGONS AND LECTURES
Journey Jargons feature
slides and personal experiences of trips taken by University for Seniors
(US) members and guests. Lectures cover a myriad of topics, and are followed
by a question and answer session. They are free, open to the public and
held on Mondays at 11:30 a.m..
Honduras Mission: Christian Commission for
Development (CCD) World Hunger will be held at 11:30 a.m. on October
3 in the Kirby Rafters. Share the experiences of Kathy Kreager and
Cook Islands/French Polynesia/Tahiti
will be held at 11:30 a.m. on November 7 in the Kirby Rafters.
Bill Miner will present a historical and cultural introduction to the
islands, including knowledge about Cook Islands history, Maori herbal
medicine, weaving, the use of coconut, carving, fishing, clothing, music,
dance, and chants.
French Barge Cruise will be held at
11:30 a.m. on November 14 in Kirby Plaza 311. Join Jill and Koresh
Lakhan on a canal tour through wine country and see a special part of
the trip, a hot air balloon ride.
Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit? What You Need to Know in 2005-2006
will be held at 11:30 a.m. on October 24 in the Kirby Rafters.
Barb Highland, Senior Outreach Specialist with ARDCs Area Agency
on Aging, will unscramble the new Medicare drug benefit.
Off the Grid will be held at 11:30
a.m. on October 31 at the Hartley Nature Center. Learn how Peter
Gravett, director of the Hartley Nature Center, lives off the grid at
his cabin. See first hand how these technologies have been built in the
Hartley Nature Center.
For information contact Joanne Gerber, 726-6797
SCIENCE BUILDING GRAND OPENING
The UMD James
I. Swenson Science Building has opened for fall 2005 classes. Grand Opening
events will be held from September 14 - 16. The building houses 16 research
labs, 16 teaching labs that also function as classrooms, a computer lab,
a student study room, and one classroom only space. More than
1,000 students per semester will use the building.
The ground floor of the building is used for environmental
biology, because of the easy access from the loading dock to bring in
samples from the outdoor learning areas. The other two floors are for
cellular and molecular biology and chemistry. The new labs are very well
equipped with modern instrumentation. The inside corridors are lined with
specialized rooms for jointly used equipment, tissue culture facilities,
and temperature control.
Several events will be held to celebrate the opening
of the James I. Swenson Science Building.
In conjunction with the Tweed Museum of Art exhibit,
UMDs Swenson Science Building: Architect, Engineer, Artist,
two lectures will be presented on Wednesday, September 14 in the
Tweed Museum of Art. Sculptor John David Mooney will speak at 3 p.m. and
architect Carol Ross Barney will speak at 3:45 p.m. A reception will be
held after the talks.
Poster Sessions of Student Research will be held
from 3 - 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 15 in the Science Building
Several events in honor of the 2005 Academy of
Science and Engineering will be held on Thursday, September 15.
Inductee Dr. Kathleen R. Annette (1977 Chemistry) will present a lecture
at 1 p.m. and inductee Dr. Brian Kobilka (1977 Biology and Chemistry)
will present a lecture at 2 p.m. in the Kirby Rafters. A reception for
the Academy of Science and Engineering will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the
Kirby Ballroom followed by a dinner, academy presentations, and talk by
Dr. James Gentile, president of the Research Corporation. Call 218-726-6995
for dinner reservations.
The Grand Opening of the Swenson Science Building
will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 16 in the Science
Building Atrium. Guided tours of Swenson Science Building will begin immediately
after the opening
CONSTITUTION DAY EVENTS
UMD will present two panel presentations in honor of Constitution Day:
How Journalists See the First Amendment will be presented from noon -1:30
p.m. on Wednesday, September 21 in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda.
Drew Digby of Journalism and History moderate a panel of area journalists.
The U.S. Constitution: Politics and the Rule of Law will be presented
at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 22 in Solon Campus Center 25.
Panelist include Constitution Law professor Tom Powers, Federal Magistrate
Judge Raymond Erickson, and attorney Susan Ginsburg. Linda Krug, Dean
of the College of Liberal Arts will serve as moderator.
The University of Minnesota Law School has also organized a two-hour Constitution
celebration, In Order to Form a More Perfect Union: Constitution
Day 2005 on Friday, September 16, from 12:15-2:15 p.m. in
Mondale Hall on the TC Campus. The presentation will feature members of
the Law School faculty on recent and forthcoming Supreme Court controversies
and on the nomination of Judge John Roberts to serve as the next Chief
Justice of the United States. Those interested in this program will be
able to view it via streaming video from the University of Minnesota Law
School web site.
GLBT FALL EVENTS
Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Queer and Ally Fall Orientation will
be held in Campus Center 25 on September 4 from 10-11 a.m. New
and returning students are welcome.
A film screening of Transgeneration
will be held in the Kirby Rafters on September 12 at 6 p.m. This
event is sponsored by Queer Students Union/GLBT Services. For info call
GLBTQ Fall Welcome Reception will be held
in the Kirby Ballroom B on September 21 from 3-6 p.m. Students,
faculty and staff are welcome.
A GLBTQ Teach-In will be held
in the Multicultural Center Room 268 on September 28 from 6 - 8
p.m. Tineke Ritmeester, professor, Department of Womens Studies,
will present The Elvira Photo Atelier in Munich, Germany,
about a studio owned by two lesbians around the turn of the 19th/20th
century. For more information contact Angie
Nichols at 726-7300.
The UMD Department of Social Work will host an information session for
people interested in pursuing an MSW degree from 5:30 - 7 p.m. on Wednesday,
September 21, in 220 Bohannon Hall. For more information, contact
Sandy Maturi at 726-8497 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
* The International Club will meet at 5 pm. Wednesday, September 14
in 268 Kirby.
* A School Daze Dance will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, September
17, in the UMD Ballroom. It is sponsored by the Black Student Association,
Latino/Chicano Association and Asian Pacific/Islander Student Association.
* Gerardo Cajamarca and Elizabeth Nadeau will present
"The War Against Working People in Colombia" at 7 p.m. on Tuesday,
September 20 in the Kirby Ballroom.*
A WRAC Brown Bag will be held at noon on Wednesday, September 21,
in Kirby Student Center 268.
* The play, Minnecanos, will be performed at 4 p.m. on Tuesday,
September 27, in the UMD Rafters. It is sponsored by the UMD Diversity
Commission and the Hispanic/Latino/Chicana Learning Resource Center.
* A WRAC Brown Bag will be held at noon on Wednesday, September 28,
in Kirby Student Center 268. Beth Olson will present "Bystander Intervention.For
more information contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward, 726-8444 or email@example.com.
INSTRUCTIONAL DEVELOPMENT EVENTS
The UMD Instructional Development Service
welcomes Shelly Smith, its newest consultant, with a chili party from
noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, September 16, in the Kirby Garden Room.
For information and to RSVP, contact Sheri Pihlaja, at firstname.lastname@example.org
by September 14.Tech Talk, will
be held from noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 22, in Kirby
For more information call 726-6207, 726-6975 or visit the website:http://www.d.umn.edu/cehsp/ids.
LIBRARY EXHIBITION: THE BIBLE
UMD Library has materials from the Ramseyer-Northern Bible Society Museum
Collection on display through January 31, 2006. This exhibition
is titled, Translation Into English: Examples of Biblical Translation
and is located on the second floor.
Examples in the display include the early work of Wycliffe and Tyndale,
the Geneva Bible, the King James and Douai versions, as well as additional
examples from the 19th and 20th centuries.
For further information, call 726-8102 or visit the Library website at:
More information on the Ramseyer Collection is available at: http://www.d.umn.edu/lib/bible/.
PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND COMMUNITY
Ron Ramsay, architectural historian and associate professor at North Dakota
State University, will speak on Public Buildings that Create Community:
the Minnesota State Capitol, Duluths Civic Center, and UMDs
Weber Music Hall, at 6 p.m., on Thursday, September 29. Ramsays
talk will be held in UMDs Kirby Ballroom and includes a dinner for
$26 per person. Free seating will be provided for guests who only want
to hear the lecture. The event is sponsored by the University of Minnesota
Duluth Office of University Relations and the AIA Northern Minnesota Chapter.
This conference is one of a several initiatives created through the University
of Minnesota Capitol Centennial Committee to help celebrate the 100th
anniversary of the Minnesota State Capitol. For information, or to make
reservations, contact Cheryl Reitan, 218-726-7110.
The Historic Glensheen Estate will be open for
tours daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 726-8921 for more information
or see http://www.d.umn.edu/glen.
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