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.
An exhibition of works by Tom Millard, British
ceramist, will continue through January 22.
Works on paper from the collection of Robert and
Frances Leff will be on display through March 19. Robert Leff is
a specialist in rheumatology who works for SMDC and in the UMD Medical
School. The exhibition feature 55 drawings, collages, and prints in a
variety of techniques by 33 artists. This collection has been acquired
by the Leffs over the past 30 years, and focuses on works on paper produced
after World War II and before 1965.
Fall semester student shows feature opening receptions on Tuesdays at
4 p.m. The shows include Robb Quisling and Kennith Braud from November
29 - December 4, Melissa Schneider and Melinda Boettcher from December
6 - 11, and Neal Clementson and Dane Nielsen from December 13 -
Sunday Afternoon Gallery Talks, led by museum staff,
will be held at 2 p.m. on 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.
information contact email@example.com
or call 726-8222.
Guest Artist Series, featuring Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano will take
place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 1. After winning the Metropolitan
Opera National Auditions in 1997, Bayrakdarian has made impressive debuts
with the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Paris Opera,
and La Scala in Milan. She is the winner of numerous awards, including First
Prize winner of the prestigious Placido Domingo Operalia Vocal
Competition in 2000 and a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee
Sounds of the Season will be held at 7:30 p.m. on December
2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 4. UMD
Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Chamber Winds, University
Singers, Concert Chorale, and Chamber Singers present a supreme holiday
concert, including excerpts from Handels Messiah.
Guitar Ensembles Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday,
Vocal Jazz Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, December
9. UMD Vocal Jazz Ensembles Chill Factor & Lake Effect will perform.
On Wednesday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m., Winter Jazz
will take place with the UMD Jazz I and II Ensembles.
Bach to Basics will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, December
16 and will perform Corellis Christmas Concerto Grosso,
music of J.S. Bach, and others.
All events will be held in the Weber Music Hall. Call 726-8877 for prices
An Evening of One-Act Plays will be performed at 7:30 p.m. from December
1-3 and 6-10 (2 p.m. Dec. 4) in the Dudley Experimental Theatre
in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. UMD, in collaboration with Rita
and Burton Goldberg, Department of Dramatic Writing, Tisch School of the
Arts, New York University, will present the world debut of two one-act
plays written by playwrighting students from the Goldbert Department of
Dramatic Writing. The plays include Here I go, boys. Wish me luck.
by Dan Moyer and The Man of Infinite Sadness by Brian Tanen.
The UMD Womens Basketball team plays Point Loma Nazarene University
at 6 p.m on November 25, Northern Michigan at 6 p.m. on November
26, Northland College at 6 p.m. on December 1, MSU-Moorhead
at 6 p.m. on December 3, Northern State at 1 p.m. on December
10, Southwest Minnesota State at 4 p.m. on December 11, Michigan
Tech at 6 p.m. on December 21, St. Cloud State at 1 p.m. on January
7, Augustana College at 6 p.m. on January 12, and MSU-Mankato
at 1 p.m. on January 14.
The UMD Mens Hockey team will play Yale at
7:37 p.m on November 25 and 26, Denver at 7:07 p.m. on December
16 and 17, Michigan Tech at 7:07 p.m. on January 13 and 14,
and MSU-Mankato at 7:07 p.m. on January 27 and 28.
The UMD Mens Basketball team will play Michigan Tech on November
25 at 8 p.m., Winona State at 8 p.m. on November 26, St. Scholastica
on November 29 at 7 p.m., Northland College at 8 p.m. on December
1, Northern State at 3 p.m. on December 10, Southwest Minnesota
State on December 11 at 6 p.m., Concordia-St. Paul at 7 p.m. on
December 16, Michigan Tech at 8 p.m. on December 21, St.
Cloud State at 3 p.m. on January 7, Augustana College at 8 p.m.
on January 12, and MSU-Mankato at 3 p.m. on January 14.
December 10 is Youth Day for mens and womens basketball.
UMDs Womens Hockey Team will play Harvard at 3:37 p.m. on
November 25 and 26, MSU-Mankato at 7:07 p.m. on December 2 and
3, Wisconsin at 7:07 p.m. on December 9 and 10, and Minnesota
at 7:07 p.m. on January 20 and 21.
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
Joseph Beer, graduate student, geology, will present Three-Dimensional
Visualization of Late Triassic Landscape Evolution of South-Central Utah,
at noon on Wednesday, November 23.
All events will be held in MPAC 154. For information contact Sheri Pihlaja,
726-6975 or see
INSTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
Julia Williams, faculty, UMD Department of Education will present, Assessing
Programs, Courses and Students: The Benefits of Backward Design
from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 30 in Kirby 355-357.
As UMD prepares for its ten-year accreditation, this is an opportunity
to learn about assessment from an expert.
Shelley Smith will present Using Learning Preferences in Designing
Courses from 2 - 4 p.m. on December 6 in the Kirby Garden
Register for workshops by e-mailing Sheri at
firstname.lastname@example.org, call 726-6975, or go to:
ALWORTH INSTITUTE LECTURES
The Power of Nonviolence in a War Zone will be held from noon
- 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, in Kirby Rafters. The speaker
is Michele Naar-Obed, a member of the Duluth Loaves and Fishes Catholic
Worker and a CPT (Christian Peacemaker Teams) reservist. She will discuss
CPTs involvement in these areas of lethal conflict, with a specific
focus on Iraq where CPT has maintained a consistent presence since 2002.
Through a slide presentation and discussion, she will offer both a visualization
and verbal understanding of life under occupation for ordinary Iraqi citizens
as well as provide an opportunity to learn about the role of CPT in Iraq
and other parts of the world.
A Brown Bag entitled, The Golden Triangle of Northern India
on Thursday, December 8 at noon in Kirby Rafters. This Fall, Jill
and Koresh Lakhan, Duluth residents and University for Seniors participants,
traveled to India with other Duluthians to tour the cities of Delhi, Agra
and Jaipur. They will show pictures and share their travel experiences
to these cities and other areas of India.
Alexis Pogorelskin, Chair of UMDs History Department, will present,
History in the Present of Norway and Sweden at noon on Thursday,
December 15, in Kirby rafters. She recently attended academic conferences
in these areas and will share highlights of her trip as well as her historical
For more information contact Cindy Christian at 726-8616 or email@example.com.
GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES SEMINARS
1.4 Ga Shear Zones in the Colorado Rocky Mountains: A Window into
Deep Crustal Processes of Slow Plastic Creep and Seismogenic Rupture
will take place on December 1. The speaker is Colin Shaw, Department
of Geology, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire.
On December 15, Hans-Olaf Pfannkuch, of the Department of Geology
and Geophysics, U of M Twin Cities Campus will present Medieval
Saint Barbara Worshiped as the Patron Saint of Miners, Metallurgists and
Geologists, and Professional Traditions in Early Mining and Applied Earth
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
CLA THIRD FRIDAY EVENTS
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 - 4:30 p.m. Social
time will begin at 3 p.m., and time for discussion, comments, and additional
socializing will follow. Refreshments will be served.
AHCD GRADUATE RESEARCH SEMINAR
The Academic Health Center Duluth Graduate Research Seminar Series will
host George Drusano, M.D., from the Ordway Research Institute, from noon
- 1 p.m. on Monday, December 5 in 130 SMed. Drusano will present
on the topic of Emerging Infections and the Pharmocodynamics Laboratory.
Call Stacy Johnson at 726-6354 for more information. For the complete
2005-06 schedule and more information on this weeks speaker, visit
There will be a WRAC Brown Bag on Wednesday, November
30 at noon in KSC 268 entitled, Women in the ARTS. Panelists
include Karen Hoffman, Cecilia Ramon, Catherine Ishino and Sherise Morgan.
An interpreted performance of one act plays will
be presented at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 4, in the Dudley Theatre.
A WRAC Brown Bag will be held at noon on Wednesday, December 7
in the Kirby Multicultural Center Room 268.
I Am Who I Am will be presented on Wednesday, December
7 at 4 p.m in the Rafters. It is sponsored by Access for All.
A Kwanzaa Celebration will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, December
10 in the UMD Ballroom. The event is sponsored by the BSA.
A WRAC Brown Bag will be held at noon on Wednesday, December 14
in the Kirby Multicultural Center Room 268.
A GLBTQ Teach-in will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, December
14 in the Kirby Multicultural Center Room 268.
For more information on these events, contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward,
726-8444 or email@example.com.
HUMAN RESOURCES WORKSHOPS
Eating Disorders - Can You Catch Them? will take place from
noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 1 in Kirby Student Center 355-357.
Identify the characteristics of eating disordered behaviors and learn
ways to support loved ones while working to build a healthy self.
CLIMBING WALL EVENTS
There will be an all womens night in the Indoor Climbing Center
from 6 - 9 p.m. on December 8. Wear comfortable, flexible clothing
and meet at the UMD Climbing Wall. This event occurs on the second and
fourth Thursday of each month.
Climb for free during open hours all week! Just bring in two items for
local food shelves and there is no charge for climbing. Hours are 6 -
9 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday, and 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
For more information, contact Kaija Webster at 726-6257 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Discussion of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Medicine, Helicobactor
Pylori and Its Role In Peptic Ulcer Disease, will take place at
7:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 15 in 142 Medical School. The speakers
are Janet L. Fitzakerley, Kristine Krafts, and Jean F. Regal. See http://nobelprize.org/medicine/laureates/2005/press.html
for background information.
What you should know about your annual physical will take
place on Tuesday, January 10 with Ruth Westra.
For more information, contact Janet Fitzakerley at 726-8512 or email email@example.com.
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.
Critical Conversations (family team work, senior driving, health, independence)
will be held from noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 15 in 173
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 at http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/regform.html.
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:
information on the Ramseyer Collection is available at: http://www.d.umn.edu/lib/bible/.
Glensheen will be open for tours on Saturday and
Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Holiday Brunches will be offered at Glensheen on December 3, 4, 8,
10, 11, 15, 17, 18 and 20. The events begin at 9:30 a.m. with a self-guided
tour and continue with a 10:15 a.m. brunch in the Winter Garden. Volunteers
start decking the halls weeks in advance for what promises
to be a festive occasion at Glensheen. Tickets are $24.95 for adults,
$13.95 for children, and kids five and younger get in free. Reservations
can be made by calling 726-8980 or see
http://www.d.umn.edu/glenfor more information.
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