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 Melissa Schneider and Melinda Boettcher from
December 6 - 11, and Neal Clementson and Dane Nielsen from December
13 - 18.
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.
Art and Design Lecture Series
Mariana Waisman, assistant professor, Department of Art and Design, will
give a presentation beginning at noon on Tuesday, January 24.
A lecture by Ana Maria Hernando, whose works involve painting, embroidery,
and mixed media elements and installation formats will be presented at
noon on Thursday, January 26.
For Tweed information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 726-8222.
DECEMBER AND JANUARY EVENTS
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.
Ovation Guest Artist Series, featuring Eroica Trio will take
place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 26. The Eroica Trio, with
Sara SantAmborgio, cello, Erika Nickrenz, piano, and Adela Peña,
violin, has appeared with such symphonies as Chicago, St. Louis, San Francisco,
Mostly Mozart Orchestra, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Houston, and Seattle.
A Faculty Artist Recital featuring Betsy Husby, cello, and Alexander Chernyshev,
piano, will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 29. They will
perform works by Bloch, Barber, and Locatelli.
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
6-10 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.
UMDs Womens Hockey Team will play Wisconsin at 7:07 p.m. on
December 9 and 10, and Minnesota at 7:07 p.m. on January 20
The UMD Womens Basketball team plays 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 Basketball team will play 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.
The UMD Mens Hockey team will play 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.
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
ALWORTH INSTITUTE LECTURES
A Brown Bag entitled, The Golden Triangle of Northern India
wil be held 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.
Globalization and U.S. Farm Policy will be presented from
10:30 a.m. - noon on Friday, December 9 in 173 Kirby Plaza. The
Freeman Lecture will shed new light on how Minnesota farmers and producers
can compete in a global economy with speakers including Pedro de Camargo
Neto, former Brazilian trade negotiator who led the successful challenge
to U.S. cotton subsidies, Daryll E. Ray, an agricultural economist who
builds new policy ideas upon those that former Minnesota Governor and
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Orville L. Freeman proposed for supply management
half a century ago.
Members of Minnesotas Congressional delegation who serve on the
House and Senate agriculture committees that will craft new agriculture
legislation have been invited to provide their perspectives at the conclusion
of the program. Sen. Mark Dayton and Rep. Colin Peterson are confirmed
For more information contact Jamie Proulx, Humphrey Institute of Public
Affairs, 612-625-9436 or see www.freemanforum.org.
VIZ LAB PRESENTS
Digitally tracking movement of an invasive, exotic fish to curtail
migration into the Great Lakes will be presented from noon - 1 p.m.
on Friday, December 9 in MPAC 154. It will be presented by Allen
Mensinger and Margot Bergstrom, Department of Biology.
For more information, contact Sheri Pihlaja at 726-6975, or go to http://www.d.umn.edu/vdil/news/index.html.
GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES SEMINAR
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
The seminar will take place at 4 p.m. in Chemistry 150. Coffee is served
at 3:50 p.m. For info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Journey Jargons feature slides and personal experiences of trips taken
by University for Seniors members and guests. Lectures cover a myriad
of topics and are followed by a question and answer session. Journey Jargons
and Lectures are held on Mondays at 11:30 a.m. Both are free and open
to the public.
A lecture, Rescues on Lake Superior will be presented at 11:30
a.m. on Monday, January 9 in the Kirby Rafters. University for
Seniors member, Bob Goldish, recalls the story of a record setting number
of volunteer rescues made by his father aboard the Packet Boat, L. Goldish,
during the early 1900s.
AHCD GRADUATE RESEARCH SEMINARS
Claudia Schmidt-Dannert, McKnight Land-Grant Professor, Department of
Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics will present from noon
- 1 p.m. on Monday, January 9 in 130 SMed.
At noon on Monday, January 23, Sabita Roy, associate professor,
Department of Pharmacology, U of M Twin Cities Campus, will give a presentation
in 130 SMed.
Call Stacy Johnson at 726-6354 for more information. For the complete
2005-06 schedule and more information, visit
December, 2005 is the last month that you can easily enter either greenhouse
for the next 18 months. The campus is invited to get a dose of sun, flowers,
green plants, humid fragrant air, free plant cuttings and plant advice
from the greenhouse staff. The greenhouses are 208 Life Sci and 35 Life
Contact Deb Shubat at email@example.com for more information.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
AL FRANKEN SHOW AT UMD
Comedian and political commentator Al Franken will broadcast his radio
show live from the UMD campus on December 7, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
from the Marshall Performing Arts Center. The national radio show is aired
Monday through Friday on Air America Radio, and locally on the dial at
Tickets are free and will be distributed at the UMD Kirby Student Center
desk and the Marshall Performing Arts Center ticket office. Limit is four
tickets per person. Call 726-7163 or 726-8561 for more information.
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 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.
READING: A CHRISTMAS MEMORY
UMD Professor of English, Joseph Maiolo will read Truman Capotes,
A Christmas Memory in the Weber Music Hall at 4 p.m. on December
15. The event is free and open to all.
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.
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 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/glen for more information.
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