Tuesday, March 28, 2006 VOLUME 23, NUMBER 12

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art EVENTS

TWEED MUSEUM OF ART SCHEDULE

“The Dispassionate Body, Paintings and Drawing of Figures in Still Life” by Philip Pearlstein will be featured through October 15.

“Across Space, Time, and Meaning” selections from Tweed’s 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 Byran Evans and Mathew Grolla will be on display from March 28 - April 2, Ashley Marsh and Pete Johnson from April 4 - 9, Choua Moua and Taryn Boetcher from April 11 - 16, Rebecca Scott, Christie Culliton, and Lisa Ryczkowski from April 18 - 23, and Johanna Sinz and Kelly Gaulrapp from April 25 - 30.

The 2006 UMD Art and Design Student Exhibition will take place from April 8 - May 7. Opening reception and presentation of awards and scholarships will take place from 6 -8 p.m. on Saturday, April 8.

A “Gallery Hop” will take place from 11 a.m - 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 22.

Saturday Afternoon Gallery Talks led by museum staff will be held at 2 p.m. on April 22, May 20, and June 24.

“Ceramic Images of a Frightening Past” by Daisy Brand will be on display from April 25 - July 2.

“Light from Shadows,” paintings by Stephen Lubovic, Po-Lin Tong Kosuth, Sterling Rathsack will be on display from April 25 - late July.

Art and Design Lecture Series
Bill Shipley, painter, will present at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 30, and Deborah Littlejohn will give a presentation at 2 p.m. the same day. Scott Rench, freelance ceramic artist, will present at noon on Tuesday, April 18, Lectures are in the Tweed Museum of Art.

For Tweed information go to www.d.umn.edu/tma, contact tma@d.umn.edu or call 726-8222.

music EVENTS

MARCH EVENTS
“Vocal Jazz Cabaret” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. March 30 - April 1.

“My Favorite Things” with bassoon faculty member Jefferson Campbell will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 3. Campbell will perform music for the bassoon and various instruments. Also appearing on the program will be Ted Schoen, clarinet, Betsy Husby, cello, and Alexander Chernyshev, piano.

“Guitar Ensembles Concert” will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12.

“Holy, Holy, Holy…” will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 15. Chamber Orchestra will collaborate with a guest choir to share music inspired by the Easter season.

UMD’s music department, in collaboration with the UM-Twin Cities Department of Music, will perform La Bohème at 7:30 p.m. from April 18 - 20. This event will be held at the DECC.

“All Jazz” will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19. See and hear jazz combos perform jazz standards, student arrangements, compositions, and improvisations.

“Out of Africa: Sanctus” will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, featuring UMD Concert Chorale, Percussion Ensemble, and Chamber Singers. They will perform solo repertoire and combine for the energetic and celebratory “Sanctus” by David Fanshawe, inspired by the composer’s travels throughout the African continent.

Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Concert Band will celebrate the power of the human spirit with music by composer Stephen Meillo. “Deliverance, Liberation, and Redemption” will be performed at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 23.

Jazz I and II Ensembles will put on their “Spring Jazz” concert at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26.

Mozart’s “Grand Mass in C-minor” will be performed by the UMD Symphony Orchestra, University Singers, and Arrowhead Chorale at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 29 and 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 30.

All events will be held in the Weber Music Hall unless otherwise stated. Call 726-8877 for prices and tickets.

theatre EVENTS

ET TU, BRUTE?
William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar will be performed on Mainstage Theatre, Marshall Performing Arts Center from April 20 - 23 and 26 - 29. Does power corrupt? Can revolution bring about real change or does it generate more suffering? This Shakespeare masterwork explores the allure and the chaos that political power can create in the world. For ticket information, call 726-8561.

athletic EVENTS

HOME GAMES
The UMD women’s tennis team matches are held in the Field House. They will play Nebraska-Omaha at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 8 and Minnesota-Crookston at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 9.

UMD’s baseball team games are held on campus at Bulldog Park, adjacent to Griggs Field. They will play against MN State-Mankato at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 8 and noon on Sunday, April 9, Concordia-St. Paul at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, North Dakota at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 21, Winona State 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, and St. Cloud State at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 29.

The women’s softball team plays at the UMD Junction Avenue Field. They will play Bemidji State at 3 and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, Nebraska-Omaha at noon and 2 p.m. on April 21, South Dakota at noon and 2 p.m. on April 22, and North Dakota at 1 and 3 p.m. on April 25.

For more information, contact the UMD Athletic Office at 726-7518 or see http://www.umdbulldogs.com.

EVENTS classes

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
http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/.

EVENTS lectures/workshops

SKIING ANTARCTICA

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 Antarctica’s landmass. Historic still and video footage of Antarctica and Bancroft’s experiences will provide insights on challenging subjects.

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.

PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Tim Demko, assistant professor, Department of Geological Sciences, will be present “Impacts and Mass Extinction” on Wednesday, March 29, in the Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium. Free public shows are held at the planetarium every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m.

WORLD POLICY LECTURES
Sherle Schwenninger, a foreign policy analyst and nationally recognized author with the World Policy Institute in New York, will make two presentations at UMD: “Exiting Iraq” will be the topic of a presentation at 7 pm on Wednesday, March 29 in Montague Hall Room 70. A presentation on “The United States and the New World Powers: China and India” will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 30 in Bohannon Hall 112.

Schwenninger was the founder of World Policy Journal, and served as its editor from 1983 to 1991 and as director of the World Policy Institute and its European programs from 1992 to 1996. More recently he served as a senior program coordinator for the Project on Development, Trade, and International Finance at the Council on Foreign Relations, and he is the author, with Walter Mead, of A Financial Architecture for Middle-Class-Oriented Development. He contributes regularly to The Nation magazine. Schwenninger is currently working on a two-year study of American foreign policy after 9/11.

Schwenninger’s presentations are sponsored by the Alworth Institute for International Studies and the Department of Social Work. For more information contact Dennis Falk at dfalk@d.umn.edu or 726-8862.

ALWORTH LECTURES
Alworth Institute International Brown Bag lectures take place at noon on Thursdays. For more information, contact Cindy Christian at 726-8616 or alworth@d.umn.edu.

Alworth Institute Brown Bag Lectures
“From Genocide to Justice” will be presented by Karl Bahm and Khalil (Haji) Dokhanchi, both of the University of Wisconsin-Superior, in Kirby Rafters on March 30. The mass graves discovered after the Bosnian war represent the beginning of the people of that area’s struggle for justice. Hear about the July 2005 memorial ceremonies remembering the tenth anniversary of the genocide of Bosnian Moslems in Srebrenica.

Hear Marlene Johnson speak about her experiences as a member of the U.S. Peace Corp, including her time in Armenia. “Armenian Adventure” will take place in the Library fourth floor Rotunda on April 13.

“Vida Nueva en Mexico” will be held in Kirby Rafters on April 20. Susana Pelayo-Woodward, Cindy Christian, and students who participated in a study abroad program in Mexico will show pictures and speak about the affect globalization has had on Mexicans.

Stefan Wojcik will present “Reconciling Two Faces: Peru’s Trade Challenge” in Kirby Rafters on April 27. Hear about the development and long-term effects of trade liberalization in Peru.

Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Memorial Lecture
Willie Henderson, director of the Alworth Institute, will speak on “Globalization: the Intellectual History of an Idea” in the Library fourth floor Rotunda at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25.

GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES SEMINARS

Leslie Pleamaster, Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, Arizona, will present “Martian Highland/Lowland Boundary Zones: Studies of Hellas Planitia and Arabia Terra” on March 30.

Donna Whitney, Association of Women Geosciences - ConocoPhillips Distinguished Lecturer, Department of Geology and Geophysics, UM-Twin Cities, will speak on “Crustal Flow and Continental Tectonics” on April 13.

On April 20, John Goodge, professor, Department of Geological Sciences, will present “Minor Scapings from a Major Ice Cap: Proxy Basement Geology using Glacial Tills in Antarctica.”

Nick Lang, Department of Geological Sciences, will present “Geologic Processes in the Lowland Regions of Venus” on April 27.

All seminars will take place on Thursdays at 4 p.m. in MWAH 191. For info, contact geol@d.umn.edu.

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
Disability Services and Resources presents “Tips for Advisors and Faculty Working with Students With Disabilities” The interactive session will be held from 9 - 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 30 in 268 Kirby Student Center. Refreshments will be provided. For information contact, Penny Cragun at pcragun@d.umn.edu or 726-8727.

CLA THIRD FRIDAY EVENTS
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.

Rosemary Stanfield-Johnson, assistant professor, Department of History, will give a presentation entitled “Ritual Cursing in Early Modern Iran (1501-1577)” on April 21.

These 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.

TECHFEST
Techfest will be held on Friday, March 31 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in Kirby Ballroom. In this annual event, faculty, staff, and students showcase current trends and latest uses of technology at UMD. Techfest is set-up in a tradeshow format. Twenty-nine booths represent how all areas of the campus use technology to teach, learn and share information. The UMD Student Web Contest winners will display their entries.

The Geographic Information Sciences Laboratory (GISL) will also be featured. Stacey Stark and Paul Perinchef from the Department of Geography will present info about the GISL. The lab functions as a center for Graphic Information System education, research, and contracts. GISL conducts workshops and services for University departments and to the general public.

UMD Techfest 2006 is free and open to the public. T-shirts and door prizes will be given away. Refreshments will be provided. Contact Sheri Pihlaja at 726-6975 with questions. Go to http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/etrg/techfest/ for more details.

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 pathologist’s 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 at stear039@d.umn.edu.

HOLOCAUST COMMEMORATION
The Nazi Officer’s Wife will be shown at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 2 , in Weber Music Hall. This film, from award-winning filmmakers Rory Kennedy and Liz Garbus, recounts how one Jewish woman survived the Holocaust. Susan Sarandon narrates. Discussion will follow the film’s presentation.

Sabina Zimering, retired physician, author, and Holocaust survivor, will be the featured speaker for this year’s Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration Lecture on Thursday, April 6 at 4 p.m. in Weber Music Hall. The title of Zimering’s talk , “Hiding in the Open,” is based on her experience and the memoir she has written.

This year, the Baeumler-Kaplan program is co-sponsoring, with the UMD Medical School, DOC TALKS, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11 in Room 142 SMed. Patrick Ward,head of the Department of Anatomy, Microbiology and Pathology will present “Auschwitz 2005: A Photoessay.” Ward toured Auschwitz with colleagues and a professional guide in 2005, and will present his photos and impressions as well as some historical background.

The Baeumler Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration Program was established by Walter Baeumler, Goldie and Walter Eldot, and Mortrud Kaplan to ensure that the lessons of the Holocaust could be disseminated to the public at large, and especially to young people, in the Twin Ports area. All events are free and open to the public. For more information, see http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/holocaust/ or contact Deborah Petersen-Perlman at 726-6849 or dpeters1@d.umn.edu.

HR AND EFFECTIVE WORKLIFE
A “Shoulder Injuries” Brown Bag, with Brian Konowalchuk, SMDC’s Occupational Medicine Physician, will be presented from noon - 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5. The session is a discussion of shoulder injuries and their treatment. There will be an emphasis on workplace shoulder injuries. For information, email lwallace@d.umn.edu.

An Elder Care Brown Bag, “Cooperative Caregiving” will be presented from noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 6. Adult siblings and other caregivers must often find new common ground in caring for a parent or elderly loved one. Scout this territory of common conflicts, possible resolutions, and criteria for family satisfaction.

The seminars on Elder Care Initiative are offered via ITV. To view the topics, see http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/worklife.htm. To register, email lwallace@d.umn.edu 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.

JOURNEY JARGONS AND LECTURES
Journey Jargons and Lectures will take place at 11:30 a.m. on Mondays in Kirby Plaza 311.

Lectures
“What’s So Funny? A Short Course on Humor” will take place on April 10. Julie Ahasay will explore the cultural and gender differences of what makes us laugh. She will explain the origins and types of comedy, the purpose of comedy in our lives and society, and why some of us just don’t get a joke. Julie is a theatre artist and writer who teaches communication, advertising, and public relations at the College of St. Scholastica.

“Coffee, the Connoisseur’s Drink” will be presented on May 8. Scott Nelson will share the story of what makes coffee special. Where does coffee come from, and how does its history relate to quality coffee and the growth of the coffee shop business in the United States? Scott will share his knowledge and experience with this favorite beverage, and he will provide samples! Scott is the owner of Dunn Brothers Coffee on London Road.

Journey Jargons
Charles and Marja Salmela will present “Finland and Yllas Lapland (Suomi ja Yllas Tunturi)” on April 3. See a photographic tour of the Helsinki, Turku, and Lapland areas. Photos include the new mega mall in Leppavara, a new award-winning church in Turku, a public trail system, and northern experiences in Lapland.

“India, Land of Contrasts” will take place on April 24. Barb Anderson, Ted and Lorraine Pollard, and Jill and Koresh Lakhan will share pictures and tales of their October adventure. From the beauty of the marble of the Taj Mahal to the hustle and bustle of the crowded streets of Dehli, India fascinates all who enter.

“Armenian Adventure” will be presented on May 1. Marlene Johnson will give a slide presentation on life in the small mountainous country of Armenia which is girdled by two hostile neighbors, Turkey and Azerbaijan. Learn about the scenery, people, food, and education as seen by a Peace Corps volunteer who lived there for over two years.

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/.

AILRC EVENTS
A presentation entitled “Role of Ojibwe Women” will be given by presentation given by Rosemary Christensen at 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 13. There will be a feast at 5:30 p.m. preceding the presentation. This event is free and open to public. Call the AILRC at 726-6976 with questions or if bringing large groups, or classes.

ITSS TRAINING
See the ITSS list of training and workshops, including Web/CT classes at: http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/workshop/.


special EVENTS

MULTICULTURAL ACTIVITIES
“Disability Crash Course” will take place on Wednesday, March 29, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in Kirby Ballroom. This event is sponsored by Access for All and Disability Services and Resources.

A Women’s Resource and Action Center and Department of Women’s Studies Brown Bags are held at noon on Wednesdays in KSC 355-57. “The Mistreatment of Women in Today’s Society: Why Feminism has a Long Way to Go” will take place on March 29. Speaker Jill Abernathy from the Domestic Intervention Project will present. There will WRAC Brown Bags on April 5 and 19 in KSC 355-57.

Robyn Ochs will appear in the Kirby Ballroom at 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 30 for a lecture on bisexuality.

A Latin American film festival will be held beginning at noon on Tuesday, April 4, 11, 18, and 25. in KSC 273. This event is sponsored by Hispanic/Latino/Chicana LRC.

There will be an egg roll sale sponsored by Access for All from 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4, and Wednesday, April 5 in the Kirby corridor.

There will be an “I Am Who I Am” speaker from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, in Kirby Rafters. This event is sponsored by Access for All.

The film, Tying the Knot, produced by Jim de Seve will be shown at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, in Kirby Ballroom.

There will be an Access For All meeting from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12 in Kirby 268.

Simon Birch will be shown from 7 - 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19 in SCC 25.

A GLBTQ “Teach-In” will take place at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19 in KSC 268. The topic, “Courage, Creativity, and Community: Surviving the 80’s and more!” will be presented by Gary Anderson.

Free Democracy Summit III: “Freedom is Not Free” will take place on April 21 - 23. Enjoy a weekend of art, education, and inspiration dedicated to using the tools at the root of democracy to unite individuals and organizations with a variety of goals, but similar values, in a cooperative effort to explore, define, and celebrate democracy. For more details visit www.freedemocracysummit.org.

The 18th annual “Fiesta!!!” will take place at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, in Kirby Ballroom. For more information contact Susana at 726-8444.

“Fabulous Farewell” honoring GLBT and Ally graduates, special award recipients and Cruden-Riggs Scholarship recipient will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, in Kirby Ballroom. The event includes dinner, dessert, speaker, honorees, and a slideshow. If graduating, contact Angie Nichols at 726-7300 to participate.

OutFront Minnesota’s GLBT Lobby Day at the State Capitol is Thursday, April 27. For information or to join the contact list, contact Jaqueline Ingrouille, GLBT Services Intern at ingro001@d.umn.edu, or call 218-726-6744.

“Take Back the Night” march and rally starts at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 27. For info go to www.pavsa.org or call 726-1442.

“Take Our Children to Work Day!” is Thursday, April 27. There will be events in UMD Ballroom. For more information contact Susana at 726-8444

For more information on these events, contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward, 726-8444 or swoodwar@d.umn.edu.

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 mtobinst@d.umn.edu or Gesa Zinn at gzinn@d.umn.edu.

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover will be shown at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, in 308 Cina Hall. A 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.

HISTORY DEPARTMENT FILM FESTIVAL
The film, The New Land, with an introduction by Judith Trolander. will be shown on March 30.

On April 6, the film, Hearts and Minds, will be shown with an introduction by Scott Laderman.

The film, La Vie est Belle, introduced by Nkasa Yelengi, will be shown on April 13.

The film, History of Science Theater 3000, with introduction by Steven Matthews, will be shown on April 20.

The film, Casablanca, will be shown on April 27, featuring an introduction by Alexis Pogorelskin.

All films will be shown on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in Engr 177.

LATIN AMERICAN AWARENESS
A program, “Vida Nueva en Mexico” will be presented at noon on Thursday, April 20 in UMD Rafters. In January 2006, several UMD students participated in a study abroad program in Mexico focusing on the impact of globalization on Mexican culture, indigenous people, and women. They traveled in Mexico City and Oaxaca visiting historical sites and meeting with families in a Zapotec indigenous community where women have formed an independent weaving cooperative, Vida Nueva.

The 17th Annual Fiesta! will be held at 6 p.m. on April 22 in the Kirby Ballroom. The event features a Latin American buffet and Latin American entertainment by: Los Alegres Bailadores, Son del Sur, Ruminahui, Enfinity Dancers, and music by Richard Lopez. Ticket sales begin Monday, April 3 in the Kirby Student Center.


Latin American Film Festival
The film, The Crime of Padre Amaro will be shown at noon on April 4. In the film, politics and sexual passions threaten to corrupt a young, newly-ordained priest in a small Mexican town.

The film, Tango, will be shown at noon April 11. Tango is a mesmerizing experience, a smoky lush blend of light and color, of intoxicating dance and rich tango music.

Three short films will be shown beginning at noon April 18. The film, Garifuna Holding Ground, details the struggles against an illegal highway that is destroying crops, old -growth forest, and the water supply. The film, When the River Met the Sea, is a documentary about the after-effects of Hurricane Mitch and the ongoing neglect by the Honduran government. The film, Dual Injustice: Feminicide and Torture in Ciudad Juarez and Chihuahua, a documentary, is the personal account of one family that has suffered injustices.

The film, New World Border, will be shown at noon April 25. It is a film documenting the rise of human rights abuses along the US-Mexico border.

For information contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward at swoodwar@d.umn.edu or 726-8444.

FACULTY CULTURE TASK FORCE
The Faculty Culture Task Force will hold an open forum for all interested faculty, staff, and students on Tuesday, April 11 from 9 - 11 a.m. in 173 Kirby Plaza. Members of the task force will seek feedback on draft recommendations that will be released in late March, as well as any other feedback or ideas participants wish to share. For more information, contact Karen Zentner Bacig at, kbacig@umn.edu.

SPRING CAMPUS ASSEMBLY MEETING
The spring Campus Assembly meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 11 in Kirby Ballroom B. Refreshments will be provided at a social at 1:30 p.m., and the meeting begins at 2. Contact Wendy Larrivy at 726-7507 or wlarrivy@d.umn.edu for more information.

MINNESOTA EDUCATION JOB FAIR
This event will take place on April 24 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. with interviews until 5 p.m. at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Meet representatives from 180 school districts, get information about school districts, interview for jobs, and attend school district presentations. Pre-registration is required. Contact Career Services at 726-7985 or carserv@d.umn.edu for more info.

BEAUTIFUL U DAY
Thursday, April 20, is Beautiful U Day. The 2006 UMD Beautiful U Day will focus on the campus’s impact on water quality. Lectures, clean-up efforts and tours of the UMD Rain Garden and other campus stormwater projects will be part of the celebration. Departments or groups planning related lectures and events during the month of April should contact crichar1@d.umn.edu to be included in the Beautiful U Day event listings. For additional information, email Candice Richards at crichar1@d.umn.edu.

NEMBA: BOOK AWARDS
A record-breaking 42 books have been nominated for the 18th annual Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards (NEMBA). Authors will be honored at an evening celebration, which will include a book fair, featured speaker Cheng-Khee Chee, the awards presentation, and a reception with pie and coffee. The event will be held from 6 - 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17, at the UMD Library. Prizes of $300 will be awarded for the best book in each category Fiction/Poetry/Drama and Nonfiction/Art/Scholarship, and $100 will go to the authors of books chosen for honorable mention.

NEMBA is a free community event co-hosted by the UMD Library and Friends of the Duluth Public Library, with financial support provided by Northern Lights Books & Gifts. Barnes & Noble Booksellers will donate copies of the nominated titles to be given away in a free drawing.

For more information and a list of the nominated titles, visit the NEMBA Web site at: http://www.d.umn.edu/ lib/nemba/index.htm or call 726-7889.

glensheen EVENTS

Glensheen’s 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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