TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE
There will be a Saturday Afternoon Gallery Talk at 2 p.m. on March
Works on paper from the collection of Robert and Frances Leff will be
on display through March 19.
Sueño con Depertarme (A Dream of Awakening), installation
and paintings by Ana María Hernando, will be featured through March
The Dispassionate Body, Paintings and Drawing of Figures in Still
Life by Philip Pearlstein will be featured from March 23
- October 15. There will be a lecture by Pearlstein at 6:30 p.m.
and an opening reception at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 23. Critic
Edward Lucie-Smith will discuss the exibit at 6 p.m. on Friday, March
A faculty exhibition by Mariana Waisman will be on display through
Across Space, Time, and Meaning selections from Tweeds
collections will be on display through January 7, 2007.
Senior Student Show opening receptions will be held every Tuesday at 4
p.m. Exhibits by Brian Nigan and Andrew Potter will be on display through
March 5, Xiong Lor and Sarah Erickson from March 7 -
March 12, Jace Marti and John Ellich from March 21 - March
26 and Byran Evans and Mathew Grolla from March 28 - April
Art and Design Lecture Series
Graphic designer Nancy Skolos and photographer Tom Wendell will give a
presentation at noon on Tuesday, March 28. Bill Shipley, painter,
will present at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 30, and Janet Abrams,
designer, will give a presentation at 2 p.m. the same day. Lectures are
in the Tweed Museum of Art.
For Tweed information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 726-8222.
There will be a jazz performance with Frank Morgan, alto saxophone and
Cyrus Chestnut, piano on Friday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m.
The 33rd Annual Head of the Lakes Jazz Festival will take place in the
Marshall Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 4.
World-class trombonist Robin Eubanks and the UMD Jazz I Ensemble will
Mid-Winter Choral Showcase will be held on Sunday, March
5 at 3 p.m. Tina Thielen-Gaffey and Stanley R. Wold will direct UMDs
classical choral ensembles: Concert Chorale, University Singers, and Chamber
At 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, Humanly Organized Sound
featuring the UMD Percussion Ensemble will take place. Conventional percussion
chamber works, as well as world music from West Africa, Brazil, and the
Caribbean will be performed.
An Ovation Guest Artist Concert with Olga Kern
will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday,
Clarinet Rarities, a faculty artist recital, will take place
at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, featuring Theodore Shoen with
guest artists Jeanne Doty, piano, and Jean R. Perrault, violin.
The Fifth Annual Student Concerto Competition Concert will be held at
7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 25.
Vocal Jazz Cabaret will be presented at 7:30 p.m. March
30 - April 1.
All events will be held in the Weber Music Hall unless otherwise stated.
Call 726-8877 for prices and tickets.
MEMORIES ON STAGE
The Memory of Water, Shelagh Stephensons Laurence Olivier
Award for Best Comedy winner, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. from March
9 - 11 and 21 - 25 (2 p.m. on Sunday, March 26) in Dudley
Experimental Theatre, Marshall Performing Arts Center. Three sisters are
reunited on the eve of their mother's funeral. Old memories resurface,
old arguments resume and a family secret is revealed.
WCHA Womens Hockey Playoffs will take
place at 7:07 p.m. on March 3 - 4.
The Womens Tennis team plays Bemidji State on March 4 in
the Field House.
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
Desktop Security: How to Keep Your Computer Healthy will be
presented by Frank Simmons, ITSS, in MPAC 154 from noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday,
March 2. For information contact Sheri Pihlaja at 726-6975 or see
Accreditation: What Are We Doing? Whats Working? will
be presented by Steve Sternberg, Department of Chemical Engineering from
2 - 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 2 in Kirby 355-357.
To participate in this session and earn a stamp of approval, go to
http://www.d.umn.edu/cehsp/ids/events/ or e-mail Jason Ellis at email@example.com.
Preston Aldrich, Benedictine University, Illinois, will present Neutral
and adaptive molecular genetic variation in red oaks and the invasive
tropical tree Ailanthus altissima at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday,
March 2 in Chemistry 200.
Steven Roberts, Marine Biological Laboratory, Massachusetts, will present
a seminar in LSci 175 at 4:15 p.m. on Monday, March 6.
FER-14 and SPE-42, two transmembrane proteins required for sperm-egg
interaction during C. elegans fertilization will be
presented by Tim Kroft, Emory University, Georgia in LSci 175 at 4:15
p.m. on Monday, March 20.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more
GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES SEMINARS
Karen Gran, National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics, UM-Twin Cities
will present Fluvial Recovery Following Extreme Sediment Loading
at Mount Pinatubo, Philippines on Thursday, March 2.
Paul Myrow, Geology Department, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, will
present The Record of Ancient Storms: A Geological Viewpoint
on Thursday, March 9.
The Future Precambrian Field Studies at the University of Minnesota
Duluth will be presented by James Miller, Jr., Minnesota Geological
Studies and Department of Geological Sciences and Dean Peterson, NRRI
and Department of Geological Sciences on Thursday, March 23.
Leslie Pleamaster, Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, Arizona, will
present Martian Highland/Lowland Boundary Zones: Studies of Hellas
Planitia and Arabia Terra on Thursday, March 30.
All seminars will take place at 4 p.m. in MWAH 191. For info contact
Dan Kaufman, assistant professor of medicine, UM-Twin Cities, will present
Hemtopoietic and Endothelial Cell Development from Human and Non-Human
Primate Embryonic Stem (ES) Cells on Monday, March 6.
Contributions of Early Life Adversity to the Neurobiology of Depression
will be presented by Christine Heim, assistant professor, Department of
Psychiatry, Emory University on Monday, March 27.
All seminars will be held at noon in 130 SMed. Call Stacy Johnson at 726-6354
for information or visit
SOCIAL WORK PRESENTATION
The Current Climate of Race Relations in the United States
will be the topic of a presentation sponsored by the Social Work Department
thanks to a U of M Diversity Grant. The presenter, Felicia Washington
is a social work educator currently completing her doctorate degree at
the University of Denver. She is a performing artist who has authored
and produced a play on race relations. This presentation will take place
on Thursday, March 9, from 5 - 6 p.m. in the Library Rotunda. This
is free and open to the public. Contact Mary Simon at 726-7854 or
email@example.com for more information.
Tech Talk is the place to meet and network with others who are incorporating
technology into their teaching and their students learning. Join
the group over lunch to exchange ideas, gain inspiration, view demonstrations,
mull things over aloud, and ask questions. The first Spring semester meeting
is in Kirby 355-357 from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 9. Consider
joining other Tech Talkers this semester by emailing
firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the group alias.
CLA THIRD FRIDAY EVENTS
Tom Powers, assistant professor, Department of Political Science, will
present Religion in America: Should Anti-Discrimination or Separation
of Church and State Be Our Model? on March 10.
Isabel Botero, assistant professor, Department
of Communication will present Leadership in Groups: The Dynamic
Nature of Communication Behaviors of Leaders in the Group Context
on March 31.
All events will be held in the Library Rotunda from 3 - 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.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR TECHFEST
The deadline for the call for proposals is Friday, March 10. Techfest
will be held on Friday, March 31 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in Kirby
Student Center Ballroom. Go to:
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/etrg/techfest/ to fill out the Call for
Proposal online. A hard copy has been sent intercampus mail. Contact Sheri
Pihlaja at 726-6975 with questions.
Housing Decisions brown bag will take place at noon on Tuesday,
March 14 in 173 Kirby Plaza. Housing decisions take on new dimensions
as seniors age. Learn the pros, cons, and finances of staying at home,
independent senior housing, home services, assisted living, and nursing
The seminars on Elder Care Initiative are offered via ITV. To view the
http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/worklife.htm. To register, email
email@example.com or fill out
the registration form at
http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/regform.html. For any other questions
or more information, go to
http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/worklife/ or call 612-626-0774.
Tom Peacock and Marlene Wisuri will present a workshop on How to
Write a Book from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 16
in Montague Hall 108. Registration is required and limited to 25 people.
To register for more information, or for disability accommodations, contact
Cindy Gustafson at 726-6379 or www.d.umn.edu/ailrc.
The New Food Guide Pyramid and Portion Distortion Brown Bag
will be held from noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 16 in KSC 268.
This session is a review of a healthy, balanced nutrition and the new
food pyramid, description of portions and identifying portion distortion.
February 26 - March 4 is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week and
March is National Nutrition Month.
A Brown Bag entitled Diabetes Risk Factors will be presented
from noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 23 in KSC 323. This session
is a discussion of the risk and increased incidence of diabetes. It will
answer the question Am I at risk and what can I do about it?
March 28 is American Diabetes Alert Day.
An AED awareness workshop will be held from 11 a.m. - noon on Tuesday,
March 28 in KSC 268. In this training, the use of AED (Automatic
External Defibrillator) will be demonstrated and the First Response Procedures
for a medical emergency will be discussed.
Contact Lita Wallace at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. See
http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/ for more workshops.
Ann Bancroft will tell her inspirational and motivational story in Duluth
at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29 in Weber Music Hall. In this inaugural
Overman Lecture, made possible by the Ben and Jeanne Overman Charitable
Trust, Bancroft will share her childhood dream and the culmination of
that dream as she and Liv Arnesen became the first women in history to
ski across Antarcticas landmass. Historic still and video footage
of Antarctica and Bancrofts experiences will provide insights on
The lecture is free and open to the public. Complimentary refreshments
will be served. For more information and for a group of 10 or more call:
Lisa at 726-7164 or Maryann at 726-8993.
SPRING EDDY LECTURE
Sarah Sweeney James will present Break the Code to Literacy
from 5 - 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 31 and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15
p.m. on Saturday, April 1 in Bohannon 90. James will discuss the speech
language pathologists role in literacy development, as well as implementation
of practical ideas and resources to be incorporated for use with small
or large groups and variety of learning styles. Contact Amanda Stearns
RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT IN RESEARCH II
Part two of the Responsible Conduct in Research Workshop will take place
on Thursday, April 13 from 1 - 2:30 p.m. in 173 Kirby Plaza. Space
is limited. Register by calling the SPA office at 726-7582. For further
details about RCR workshops see http://www.research.umn.edu/first/.
Waste Goes to Work: Putting Industrial Byproducts to Use will
take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28 at Pizza Lucé, 11
East Superior Street. This event will feature a panel of researchers from
the NRRI, where scientists and engineers are exploring creative ways to
put industrial byproducts to use.
From using forest industry waste as building materials, to constructing
roads with mining byproducts, three researchers will share some of the
work that NRRI does to help maintain a balance between technological development
and natural resource conservation. With NRRI researchers Larry Zanko,
Pavel Krasutsky, and Pat Donahue.
Café Scientifique is sponsored by the Bell Museum of Natural History
in Minneapolis and is made possible by a grant from the University of
Minnesotas Council on Public Engagement.
SPRING HEALTH FAIR
The Spring Health Fair will take place on Wednesday, March 1. This years
theme is Treasure Your Health. The fair will be located in
Kirby Rafters between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. There will also be breakout sessions
featuring interactive fitness demonstrations in the Kirby Garden Room.
Pilates with Rec Sports will take place from 11 a.m. - noon,
Jazzercise! from noon - 1 p.m. and Yoga with Yoga North
will be from 1 - 2 p.m. Wear clothing that allows for movement to the
fitness breakout sessions. Contact Shelly DeCaigny at 726-7046 with questions.
There will be an egg roll sale on Wednesday, March 1 and Tuesday, March
28, 11:30 - 3 p.m. in the Kirby corridor.
The Womens Resource and Action Center and Womens Studies will
be present Brown Bag Lunches at noon on Wednesday, March 1 in KSC 355-57,
March 22 in KSC 333, and on March 29 in KSC 355-57.
There will be an I Am Who I Am speaker from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
on Wednesday, March 1, in Kirby Rafters.
On Wednesday, March 1, there will be a GLBTQ Teach-In in 268
Kirby Multicultural Center. The topic, Queer Asian Americans in
the Bay Area, will be presented by Joan Varney, from 6 - 7:30 p.m.
State Senator John Hottinger from Mankato will speak about fair and clean
elections on March 1. This event is sponsored by MPIRG.
International Womens Day is Wednesday, March 8 at noon. Go to Kirby
Lounge for music, poetry, speakers, food, and information booths. This
event is free and sponsored by
Womens Resource and Action Center and Womens Studies.
There will be Access For All meetings on Wednesday, March 8 and 22 from
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. in Kirby 264.
Felicia Washington will present The Current Climate of Race Relations
in the United States on March 9 from 5 - 6 p.m. This event is sponsored
by the Department of Social Work.
A drag show Fundraiser at the Saloon for UMD Cruden-Riggs
Scholarship will take place in Minneapolis on Saturday, March 11.
For more info, contact GLBT Services at 726-7300 or see
The Other Sister will be shown from 7 - 9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22
in SCC 25.
There will be a GLBT Teach In with Mags David, library staff member, at
at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 23. She will present on Womens
Music Movement and History in KSC 268.
The QSU Spring Drag Show will be held on Saturday, March 25. For information,
email email@example.com or call Queer Students Union at 726-7041.
Women Confronting Globalization: Cultural Resistance, Fair Trade
and Human Rights will take place in UMD Ballroom at 7 p.m. on Sunday,
March 26. Women activists from Chiapas will speak about Zapatista womens
collective strategies of resistance while discussing the impacts of globalization
on women in Mexico and the leadership role that women play in the movement
for fair trade and social and economic justice.
Murderball film and speaker Mark Zupan will take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday,
March 28 in Kirby Ballroom.
Disability Crash Course sponsored by Access for All and DSR
will be from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29 in Kirby Ballroom.
Robyn Ochs will appear in the Kirby Ballroom at 7:15 p.m. on Thursday,
March 30 for a lecture on bisexuality.
For more information on these events, contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward,
726-8444 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
STATE OF THE U ADDRESS
President Robert Bruininks will deliver the State of the University Address
at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 2 in 173 Kirby Plaza. It will be conveyed
to UMD via ITV. There will be a question and answer session following
the address. Contact Steve Hedman at 726-8839 or email@example.com for
CULINARY AND CULTURAL FILM SERIES
The spring line-up for the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Film Series explores the intersection of food and culture. For more information,
contact Maureen Tobin Stanley at
firstname.lastname@example.org or Gesa Zinn at email@example.com.
Wedding Banquet by Ang Lee, will be shown on Thursday, March 9, 4:30 p.m.
in 308 Cina Hall. A gay Taiwanese-American man is happy and settled until
his parents convince him to marry. His young Chinese tenant, in need of
a green card, appears to be the perfect match for him in this marriage
of convenience. Complications arise when his overjoyed parents arrive
from abroad, and wedding banquet plans are underway.
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover will be shown at 4:30 p.m.
on Thursday, March 30, 4:30 p.m. in 308 Cina Hall. This deadly love triangle
is set in a garishly posh restaurant, the chef of which prepares an obscenely
decadent meal for a thief, his wife and their entourage on a nightly basis.
Passions simmer under the surface and erupt when the thief learns of his
wifes torrid affair with a customer. This dark comedy is a tale
of revenge, lust and gastronomy.
Try sport lead climbing from 6 - 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 2. Traditional
lead climbing will take place from 3 - 6 p.m. on Friday, March 3.
Experience multipitch lead climbing from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Saturday,
All events will take place at the UMD climbing wall. Pre-registration
is required. For more information, contact Kaija Webster at 726-6257 or
DINING FOR SUCCESS
A Dining for Success etiquette dinner will take place at 5
p.m. on Wednesday, March 22 at the Kitchi Gammi Club, 831 East Superior
Street. For more information or to buy a ticket, contact Career Services
at 726-7985 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LIBRARY EXHIBITION: THE BIBLE
An exhibition of material from the Ramseyer-Northern Bible Society Museum
Collection entitled Languages of Six Continents will be on
display on the second floor of the Library through July 31. The
display includes 26 examples of Bibles in different languages. For further
information, call the Library Administrative Office at 726-8102 or visit
the Library website at: http://www.d.umn.edu/lib.
Glensheens Saturday and Sunday tour hours
will be from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. through May 26. Call 726-8921 for
more information or see http://www.d.umn.edu/glen.
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