RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT IN RESEARCH
All individuals receiving sponsored grants or contracts, including Graduate
School Grants-In-Aid, must complete two separate workshops in the responsible
conduct of research. These workshops can be completed in either order
and both will be available this fall at UMD delivered through interactive
television. Workshops have been tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, November
16 and 30.
Attendees must make reservations, as space is limited.
Call UMDs Sponsored Project Administration (SPA) Office at 726-7582.
For further details about RCR workshops see: http://www.research.umn.edu/first/.
MATH STUDENT RECEIVES AWARD
Stephanie Schenck, a UMD junior mathematics major, has been selected as
winner of an Ernest F. Holling Undergraduate Scholarship. This National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scholarship program is designed
to increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science
and increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean
and atmosphere. The scholarship provides up to $8,000 of academic assistance
each year for the junior and senior years and a 10-week, paid internship
during the summer between the junior and senior years at an NOAA facility.
STUDENT WEB CONTEST 2006
Up to five $500 awards will be given to undergraduate and graduate students
to develop a Web site for an undergraduate course and/or Web based materials
for an undergraduate course. The deadline for submission is Friday, January
27, 2006. Each student must have an identified faculty or departmental
sponsor. For details on the contest and to submit your site, go to: http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/etrg/webcontest.html
If a student is interested and needs a faculty or department sponsor,
or if the faculty or departmental sponsor is looking for a student, call
Sheri Pihlaja at 726-6975 or email email@example.com.
UMD Human Resources has various training available for faculty and staff
with topics ranging from personal & professional development, supervisory,
health & wellness, safety awareness, and Worklife-Elder Care Initiative.
To view the training, visit http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/.
PERSONAL LISTING DIRECTORY UPDATES
Make sure your information is correct in the upcoming campus directory.
Make changes before September 23, 2005.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For help with faculty and professional and administrative employee listings,
contact Julie Topie, 726-6993, email@example.com.
UMD STORES INFO
Bridge the Gap for Positive Change containers are located
at all three UMD Stores locations. All money deposited in the change containers
goes directly to Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief.
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.
UMD Stores and Northern Business Products will host a Chair Show on October
13 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in UMD Kirby Ballroom A. View their product
line and experience the ergonomic benefits of a variety of chairs. Receive
a 10% discount on chairs ordered by December 13.
Turn in Spring 2006 Textbook Requisitions online, via email, or by filling
out a textbook requisition form by Saturday, October 15. If packages ordered
for Fall Semester will be used again in the Spring, notify the bookstore
as to which parts are necessary for the course. Also, order books for
all sections of the course. Contact Alice Ridgewell, 726-8543, or Karen
Bergh, 726-8708, with any questions.
The UPS Mail Center is open in UMD Stores, Etc., Monday through Friday
from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Customers can buy stamps and mailing supplies, and
have their packages shipped.
Save your UMD football game ticket and get 20% off UMD wear and gifts
at UMD Stores street level the weekend of that game. Wear UMD wear and
get 20% off UMD wear every Friday in October at UMD Stores street level.
CAMPUS EVENTS is a new area within UMD Stores lower level designed to
help UMD departments, faculty, and staff highlight their lectures, guest
speakers, special classes, and events. UMD Stores will carry books, CDs,
and event materials to help departments promote their special activity
or event. Call Jessi Gile at (218) 726-8766 for more information.
See whats new online at www.umdstores.com.
WHAT IS RUCKUS?
New this fall, the University of Minnesota and UMD have arranged for students
to use Ruckus, a digital entertainment service for universities. Ruckus
provides both music and video content. Students can watch hundreds of
movies and TV shows or listen to music from the library of 1.2 million
licensed tracks of music. Community features allow students with similar
music, video and programming interests to connect, share and explore on
Visit http://www.techmart.umn.edu/HTML/ruckus/ for more information.
Questions? Contact Cheryl Reitan at 726-8996.
Carrie Larsen helped edit this issue of Currents.
To submit material to Currents e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Currents can be viewed at www.d.umn.edu/currents
Currents is printed regularly throughout the school year.
Remaining Fall Semester 2005 Schedule:
Deadline: Wed., October 19; Print date: Tues, October 25.
Deadline: Wed., November 2; Print date: Tues, November 8.
Deadline: Wed., November 16; Print date: Tues, Nov. 22.
Deadline: Wed., November 30; Print date: Tues, December 6.
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 email@example.com.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 email@example.com
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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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