The 2006-07 (final), 2007-08 (tentative) academic calendars are attached
and have been posted on the UMD website at http://www.d.umn.edu/calendar/academic_cal.html.
The 2008-09 (tentative) academic calendar is available on the
printed copy of this issue of Currents and by contacting Steve Hedman
at 726-8839 or email@example.com.
CHILD WELFARE CENTER AWARD
The UMD Center for Regional and Tribal Child Welfare Studies in the Department
of Social Work has received a one-year, $770,000 Title IV-E, contract
from the Minnesota Department of Human Services to educate Master of Social
Work (MSW) students to work in the field of public child welfare. The
mission of the center and the purpose of the grant are to promote the
development of culturally competent advanced generalist social workers,
practitioners, and leaders to serve at-risk children and their families
through county and tribal agencies, focusing on Northern Minnesota.
This contract will enable the Department to offer up to $10,000 in annual
stipends to selected Child Welfare Scholars in the MSW Program. These
27 scholars will then take a specified curriculum and field experience
in preparation for working in public child welfare settings. Students
on the Duluth campus, and in the distance MSW program, which meets in
Bemidji and Hibbing, are supported through the Child Welfare Scholars
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/.
STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM WITH SBE
Students will have the ability to experience the senior-level international
management course focusing on the emerging economies and the European
Union, to be offered on the campus of American University in Bulgaria
during May Session 2006. The program will explore the concepts of international
management in the context of the expanding European Union managerial environment.
Students will also interact with local businesses and entrepreneurs and
integrate the coursework with their real-life experiences from the new
setting. This program is the first study abroad program for Labovitz School
of Business and Economics, and was designed by Sanjay Goel, associate
It is offered through UMDs International Education office and coordinated
by Maria Vuldjeva, 726-6673, firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information can
also be found at: http://www.d.umn.edu/ieo/Bulgaria.htm
UMD Human Resources has various training available for faculty and staff
with topics ranging from personal and professional development, supervisory,
health and wellness, safety awareness, and Worklife-Elder Care Initiative.
To view the training, visit http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/.
STUDENTS DONATE TO RED CROSS
UMD residence hall students raised $1,515.25 to help victims of Hurricane
Katrina. The proceeds were given to the Red Cross for distribution. Resident
Advisor staff asked residents to donate up to $5. In turn, for their donation,
they were given a ribbon to hang on their room door to show their support.
The International Club of the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) is
seeking donations to help those in need from the earthquake disasters
in Pakistan and India. To donate, visit the International Club booth outside
the Kirby Bookstore every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to
3 p.m. until November 11.
Checks can be made out to the International Club or the Edhi Foundation.
For more information, contact Hasan Khan at email@example.com.
OUTSTANDING SERVICE NOMINATION
Submit nominations for the Outstanding Service Award between now and 9
a.m. on December 15. The program was developed to recognize the outstanding
contributions of UMDs AFSCME (clerical, technical and health care),
civil service (non bargaining unit) and academic professional/administrative
(P&A) employees who do not hold faculty rank.
Guidelines, instructions, and forms are available at: http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/OSA/.
Send nominations to Lita Wallace, Outstanding Service Awards, 255 Darland
Administration Building. For more information, contact Lita at 726-7822
or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
UMD STORES INFO
The Energy Smart Sales Extravaganza held in UMD Stores, Etc. this month
raised approximately $8,500 for UMDs on-campus bus program. Minnesota
Power donated $1 for every CFL and desk lamp sold, and $5 for every torchiere
sold. This special energy-saving sale was sponsored by UMD, Minnesota
Power, and Daughertys Hardware.
UMD Stores, Etc. is featuring a sale on UMD wear, gifts, art supplies,
office and school products, and much more, through November 4 and a childrens
book sale November 7-14. 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.
UMD Stores Balloon Sale is Wednesday, October 26 in the street level and
features 25-80% off UMD wear and UMD imprinted gifts. 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 on Friday,
October 28. 2004-05 UMD hockey jerseys are now 40% off. A buy one,
get one 1/2 off sale is offered on selected tanks at UMD Stores
street level. Moleskine journals are now available in UMD Stores art supplies
Jefferson Lines is offering daily bus service, year round, from the UMD
Campus to the Twin Cities. Purchase tickets at UMD Stores street level.
UMD Stores and Northern Business Products hosted a Chair Show in October
featuring the ergonomic benefits of selected chairs. Receive a 10% discount
on chairs ordered by December 13 by calling Arlene Atwater at 726-8777.
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 your books,
CDs, and event materials to help promote special activities or events.
Call Jessi Gile at (218) 726-8766 for more information.
See whats new online at www.umdstores.com.
Health Services and College of Pharmacy, Duluth, students are teaming
together this fall to immunize the UMD campus community against influenza.
Immunizations will be available in Kirby Student Center Lounge on Tuesday,
November 1 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., and Wednesday, November 2 from noon
- 4 p.m., and in Health Services on Wednesday, November 9 from 4 p.m.
- 6 p.m. Influenza immunizations are fully funded by University of Minnesota
UPlan for faculty and staff with their UCard, otherwise $15.
Questions? Contact Cheryl Reitan at 726-8996.
Carrie Larsen helped edit this issue of Currents.
To submit material to Currents e-mail email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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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