TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
The exhibit, David Ericson: Always Returning, The Life and Work
of a Duluth Cultural Icon continues through January 15.
The exhibit, Artists of Duluth: 1870-1940
runs through January 15.
Senior Student Show opening receptions will be held
every Tuesday at 4 p.m. 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.
Sunday Afternoon Gallery Talks, led by museum staff,
will be held at 2 p.m. on October 16, November 13, December
11, and January 8. The talks include a bit of Antiques
Roadshow. The staff will be happy to look at and discuss Ericson
artworks or memorabilia at these times.
A Family Day Program will be held from 1 - 4 p.m. on Sunday, October
9. It features activities, performers, and food. It is geared to tell
David Ericsons story to museum-goers of all ages.
Art and Design Lecture Series
Tom Millard, ceramic sculptor, will give a presentation at noon, on October
Susan Ryan, historian, will give a presentation at noon, on October
For Tweed information contact email@example.com
or call 726-8222.
The Fourth Annual Weber Concert: Sinfonietta de Paris will be held at
7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 6.
The Department Artist Concert: Les Fils du
Voyageur? featuring a five-voice mens ensemble dressed in
authentic period garb will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October
The Ovation Guest Artist Concert with Marvin Hamlisch,
to be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, is already sold
A Senior High School Honor String Festival Concert
with Jean R. Perrault, director, will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, October
The UMD Fall Choral Showcase will be held at 3 p.m.
on Sunday, October 30.
All events will be held in the Weber Music Hall.
Call 218-726-8561 for prices and tickets.
KISSING TAKES THE STAGE
Kiss Me, Kate, Cole Porters Broadway smash hit and Tony Award
winner will be performed at 7:30 p.m. from October 20-22 and 26-29,
as well as at 2 p.m. on October 23 in the Marshall Performing Arts
Center. Call 218-726-8561 for tickets.
The UMD Football team will play North Dakota at 1 p.m. on October 15
and South Dakota at 1 p.m. on October 29.
The UMD Mens Hockey team will play Bemidji
State (Homecoming) at 7:07 p.m. on October 8 and 9.
The UMD Womens Hockey team will play St. Cloud
State at 7:07 p.m. on October 14 and 15 and Ohio State at 7:07 p.m. on
October 21 and 22.
UMDs Mens and Womens Cross Country
teams will compete in the UMD Pine Hill Invitational (8K/10K) beginning
at 9:45 a.m. on October 8 in Carlton, Minnesota.
UMDs Volleyball team will play St. Cloud State
at 4 p.m. on October 15; Michigan Tech at 7 p.m. on October 25;
and MSU-Mankato at 7 p.m. on October 29.
ITSS WORKSHOPS AND E-CLASSES
ITSS is offering the campus community on-line eClasses on Web Accessibility,
Copyright and WebCT. lectures. Dreamweaver workshops will also be held.
For more more information visit
VIZ LAB BIZ
See what the Visualization and Digital Imaging Lab (VDIL) Summer Grant
researchers have done.
Re-Imaging and Imagining the Beautiful and Sublime will be
presented by Steve Bardolph, Departemnt of Art and Designon Wednesday,
October 12 from noon to 1 p.m. in MPAC 154.
Saiyam Kohli, Department of Computer Science, will present Visually
Finding Sets of Related Words on the World Wide Web on Thursday,
October 13 from noon to 1 p.m. in MPAC 154.
For information contact Sheri Pihlaja, 726-6975 or see
JOURNEY JARGONS AND LECTURES
Journey Jargons feature slides and personal experiences of trips taken
by University for Seniors (US) members and guests. Lectures cover many
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..
Cook Islands/French Polynesia/Tahiti
will be held at 11:30 a.m. on November 7 in the Kirby Rafters.
Bill Miner will present an introduction to the islands, including 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 wine country canal tour and 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
For information contact Joanne Gerber, 726-6797 or
ALWORTH INSTITUTE EVENTS
There will be a brown bag lunch on Thursday,
October 13 at noon in the Kirby Rafters. Aaron Luoma, graduate
student, School for International Training and Anabel Landa, Catholic
Maryknoll Language Institute, Cochabamba, Bolivia will present Bolivia
Today: Culture, Politics, and a Country at the Crossroads. They
will provide background information on Bolivia, its culture, and the current
socio-economic reality, followed by a review and analysis of the groundbreaking
events surrounding Bolivias five-year struggle for political and
social change. This presentation is co-sponsored by the Hispanic, Latino,
Chicana Learning Resource Center.
Challenges in British Foreign Policy
will be presented by Jonathan Darby, Deputy Consul General, British Consulate
General, Chicago, at noon on Friday, October 21 in the Library
Fourth Floor Rotunda. Darby will discuss British foreign policy, especially
that relating to the United States.
GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES SEMINARS
Erik Brown, Department of Geological Sciences
and Large Lakes Observatory, UMD will present Volcanoes, Plankton,
Ice and Wind: A View of the World from the Sediments of Lake Malawi, East
Africa on Thursday, October 13.
Stuart Behling, U.S. Forest Service, Superior National
Forest, Duluth, MN will present Mercury in Fish: A Geologists
Perspective on Thursday, October 27.
Vicki Hansen, Department of Geological Sciences,
UMD will present Venus Huge Lava Ponds: Extraterrestrial Impact,
or Mantle Plumes? Either Way, Its Too Hot for Hockey! on Thursday,
Heidi Bauman, Lake Superior Beach Program, Minnesota
Pollution Control Agency will present Lake Superior Beach Monitoring
Program: Wave of the Future? on Thursday, November 10.
James Miller, Jr., Minnesota Geological Survey and
Dept. of Geological Sciences, UMD, will present The Art of Field
Mapping in the Canadian Shield on Thursday, November 17.
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
firstname.lastname@example.org or 726-8385.
CLA LECTURES THIRD FRIDAY EVENTS
Virtual Reality Violent Video Games will be presented by Paul
Skalski, assistant professor, Department of Communication, on October
Steve Chilton, associate professor, Department of Political Science, will
present The Moral Universe of Our Corporeality on November
On December 2, Craig Stroupe, assistant professor, Department of
Composition, will present The Music of Knowing: Representing Book
All events will be held in the Library Rotunda from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Social
time will begin at 3 p.m., the presentation will be held at 3:15 p.m.
and time for discussion, comments, and additional socializing will follow.
AHCD GRADUATE RESEARCH SEMINAR
The Academic Health Center Duluth Graduate Research Seminar Series will
host Cary Mariash, professor, Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes
at the U of M Twin Cities, from 12-1 p.m. on Monday, October 24
in 130 SMed. Mariash will present on the topic of regulation gene expression.
Call Stacy Johnson at 726-6354 for more information. For the complete
2005-06 schedule and more information on this weeks speaker, visit
A WRAC brown bag lunch, with speaker Shirley Duke will be held at noon
on Wednesday, October 12 in the Kirby Multicultural Center Room
268. The topic is: LGBT Activism in Duluth: A History of the Movement.
A Hate Crimes Vigil will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday,
October 12 on the Kirby Terrace. The rain site is the first floor
AD/HD: The Hidden Disability, with speaker Susan Pye Brokaw,
will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 13 in the Kirby Ballroom.
It is sponsored by Disability Services & Resources and Access for
The Queer Students Union Fall Drag Show will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday,
October 15 in the Kirby Ballroom. Tickets will be sold at the door.
The film, Maid in America will be shown at noon on Tuesday, October
18 in Kirby 333. Maid in America (directed by Anayansi Prado,
58 minutes) takes an intimate look at the lives of three Latina immigrants
working as nannies and housekeepers.
A GLBTQ Teach-In will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October
19 in the Kirby Multicultural Center Room 268. The Northland Gay Mens
Center will discuss what its like to run a non-profit GLBT organization
in the Northland and how to get involved.
Diana Milena Murcía, will address the destruction of human rights caused by Plan Columbia at noon on Thursday, October
A Haunted House will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, October
21 in the Multicultural Center.
A Halloween Dance will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, October
22 in the Kirby Rafters.
An interpreted performance of Kiss Me Kate will be held at 2 p.m.
on Sunday, October 23, in Marshall Performing Arts Center.
A WRAC Brown Bag with speaker Cathryn Curley will be held at noon on Wednesday,
October 26 in the Kirby Multicultural Center Room 268.
A GLBTQ Teach-in will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October
26 in Kirby Student Center Room 355-57. Paula Pedersen, UMDs
resident sexologist, will provide a discussion around sexuality and morality
taken from a recent guest sermon she gave at the Unitarian Church in Duluth
called Sins of the Flesh.
For more information on any of these events, contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward,
726-8444 or email@example.com.
DOMESTIC ABUSE EVENTS
From October 18 - 20, Clothesline Project: Airing Societys
Dirty Laundry will be on display at the Kirby Tables in front of the Bookstore.
The project consists t-shirts made by survivors of assault, rape and incest
to raise awareness, celebrate womens strength to survive, and provide
avenue to break the silence.
Parish Mask Project will be on display from October 25
- 26 in front of the Bookstore to honor 42 women and children who
lost their lives to domestic violence.
A panel including Elizabeth Storaasli will present How the Supreme
Court Nominations Could Affect our Day-to-Day Lives on Wednesday,
October 26 at noon in KSC 268,
Domestic Violence: A Community Issue, A Global Issue will
be presented by Cathryn Curly of Safe Haven Shelter at noon on Wednesday,
October 19 in the Kirby Multicultural Center Room 268.
There will be a Self Defense Workshop on Tuesday, November 15 at
7 p.m. in the UMD Ballroom.
For more information on any of these events, contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward,
726-8444 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
HALL OF FAME BANQUET
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will hold its Hall of Fame
Banquet and Induction Ceremonies on Friday, October 14 in the Kirby
Ballroom. There will be a brief social hour at 5:30 p.m., followed by
dinner at 6:15 p.m. The Induction Ceremony takes place at 7:30 p.m. This
years inductees include Patty Becker, Eric Eversley, Bob Mason,
Bill Mattson, and Mike Sertich. The cost is $25 per person. Contact Lynne
L. Erickson, 726-7518 or refer to www.umdbulldogs.com for more information.
The five UMD degree-granting colleges will host a Major-Minor Expo from
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19, in the Kirby Student
Center, across from the bookstore. Undecided students, students considering
a change of major, and students who havent chosen minors can obtain
program information and talk with representatives from the five schools,
Career Services, and the International Education Office. For more information,
contact the collegiate student affairs office.
STUDY IN ENGLAND PROGRAMME
The UMD Study in England Programme is celebrating its 25th anniversary
on October 21 and 22. All former participants and guests are invited.
Events will take place at 6 p.m on Friday, October 21 with grand
welcome and reception at the Tweed Museum and the opening of Exhibit
by Birmingham with artist Tom Millard.
On Saturday, October 22 at 6 p.m., there will be time to meet and
connect with classmates, directors, and British guests at the Lake Superior
Ballroom in the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC). For more
information go to: http://www.d.umn.edu/ieo/SIE.htm or call Maria Vuldjeva
METHAMPHETAMINE CAMPUS WORKSHOP
The Minnesota Campus Compact and the UMD Office of Civic Engagement will
host a Methamphetamine Community Workshop at Holy Family Catholic Church
on Thursday, October 27 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The workshop will
explore how colleges and universities can join with concerned community
members to address this issue. Scott Lyons will moderate a morning panel
including: Mark Nelson, St. Louis County Social Services, Rachel Kincade,
Life House homeless shelter for teens, and Dan Chicos, Duluth Police Department,
and an area doctor. MN Campus Compact staff will lead discussions on how
the area campuses and community members can combine resources to meet
the needs in the afternoon.
E-Fest, an annual Job Fair for engineering, science and technology students,
hosted by Tau Beta Pi and Career Services, will be held from 10 a.m. -
2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25 in the Kirby Ballroom. Students and
faculty from engineering, science and technology programs
are encouraged to visit with company representatives. The fair is open
to juniors and seniors seeking full-time employment and internships. Freshmen
and sophomores are also encouraged to attend. For a list of employers
see http://careers.d.umn.edu/events. For information contact Julie Westlund
at email@example.com or 726-8964.
The University of Minnesota Center for Human Resource Development (WorkLife
Effectiveness Program) and UMD Department of Human Resources will host
a variety of seminars on elder care.
Financial and Legal Issues (power of attorney, specialized insurance,
crises of aging) will be held from noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday, November
17 in 173 Kirby Plaza.
Critical Conversations (family team work, senior
driving, health, independence) will be held from noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday,
December 15 in 173 Kirby Plaza.
For information, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/worklife/ or call 612/626-0774.
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out the registration form
LIBRARY EXHIBITION: THE BIBLE
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.
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/.
Glensheen will be open for tours daily from 9:30
a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 726-8921 for more information or see
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