Tuesday, September 13, 2005 VOLUME 23, NUMBER 2

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The exhibit “Aerial Perspectives: Lift Bridge Photographs by Jan Karon” will run through October 9.

The exhibit, “UMD’s Swenson Science Building: Architect, Engineer, Artist” runs from August 30 through October 9.

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, September 18.

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 Lund.

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 tma@d.umn.edu or call 726-8222.

music EVENTS

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.

athletic EVENTS

Home Games
The UMD football team plays MSU-Moorhead at 1 p.m. on September 17.
The women’s 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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EVENTS lectures/workshops

Bradley 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, September 15.

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, September 22.

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, cwergin@d.umn.edu or 726-8385.


Journey Jargons
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 Joyce Lund.

“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 ARDC’s 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 or jgerber@d.umn.edu.

special EVENTS

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, “UMD’s 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 Atrium.

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


UMD will present two panel presentations in honor of Constitution Day: Community Watchdogs:
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. http://www.law.umn.edu/ constitutionallaw/conday2005.html.

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 726-7041.
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 Women’s 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 smaturi@d.umn.edu .

* 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 swoodwar@d.umn.edu.

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 spihlaja@d.umn.edu by September 14.“Tech Talk,” will be held from noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 22, in Kirby 355-357.
For more information call 726-6207, 726-6975 or visit the website:http://www.d.umn.edu/cehsp/ids.

The 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: http://www.d.umn.edu/lib.
More information on the Ramseyer Collection is available at: http://www.d.umn.edu/lib/bible/.


Ron Ramsay, architectural historian and associate professor at North Dakota State University, will speak on “Public Buildings that Create Community: the Minnesota State Capitol, Duluth’s Civic Center, and UMD’s Weber Music Hall,” at 6 p.m., on Thursday, September 29. Ramsay’s talk will be held in UMD’s 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.

glensheen EVENTS

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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