UMD STUDENTS RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIPS
Three graduating UMD students have been admitted to the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh next year, and have received scholarships to help offset tuition and fees. Peter Greenwood, from Minneapolis, majoring at UMD in Spanish and International Studies and minoring in Political Science and Psychology, will study the Global Political Economy.
Barbara Aguiar, from São Paulo, Brazil, majoring at UMD in Political
Science and minoring in Spanish and International Studies, will concentrate on Security Studies.
Monica Salazar, from Bogotá, Colombia, majoring at UMD in Music Performance (Flute) and International Studies, will study the Global Political
The National Conference on Undergraduate Research was
held at the University of North Carolina Asheville from April 6 - 8. UMD students who attended and made presentations were:
Julie Agurkis (CLA), Nicole Barg (CSE), Daniel Bunting (CLA), Kathryn Cardwell (CEHSP), Sarah Edman (CEHSP), Shane Ellis (CSE),
Adam Foss (CSE), Laura Hansen (CEHSP), Scott Hanson (CEHSP), Rebecca Johnson
(CLA), Nitya Malik (LSBE), Ryan McCarty (CEHSP), Brittany Rowland (CSE), Drew Scribner (CSE), and Paul Williams
(CEHSP). They were accompanied by UMD faculty: David Doorn ( LSBE), Randy Gordon (CEHSP),
Steve Hedman (Academic Administration), J. Clark Laundergan (CLA), Robert Lloyd (CEHSP), Fay Maas (CEHSP), and Duane
INSTANT LIBRARY HELP
The UMD Library has launched a new service to offer online assistance
in real time to UMD students, faculty and staff. With the launch of the
new Ask Us! instant messaging (IM) service, people are now
able to quickly communicate with a librarian without leaving the comfort
of their computers at home, in their offices or even in the Library.
IM Chat and Chat/Co-Browse services are available to all UMD faculty,
staff and students. Chat/Co-Browse is available Monday through Friday
from 1 to 4 p.m. IM is available whenever the Reference Desk is open (65
hours per week.) Users seeking help at other times may use the e-mail
form on the Ask Us! page. To learn more, and to learn how
to connect, go to http://www.duluth.umn.edu/lib/askus/.
UMD STORES INFO
The UMD Stores street level “items of the week” for May 1 - 7 are men’s Cotton Exchange Dri-Maxx shorts and muscle tees and women’s Champion Performance tanks, tees, and pants at 25% off. The “item of the week” for May 8 - 14 is men’s and women’s flip-flops at 20% off. Jefferson Lines is offering daily bus service, year round,
from the UMD Campus to the Twin Cities. Purchase tickets at UMD Stores street level.
Thank your administrative professionals with a house plant, annual plant, or fresh flower bouquet during the Plant Sale at UMD Stores, Etc.
April 24 - 28. The UPS Mail Center is open in UMD Stores, Etc., Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Customers can buy stamps and
mailing supplies, and have their packages shipped.
UMD Stores lower level is featuring photo specials on reprints and enlargements through April 28. Graduation regalia is available in
UMD Stores lower level. Spring Semester Textbook Buyback will be in UMD Stores, Etc. on Friday, May 5 and on Monday through Friday, May 8 - 12.
There will be a free marathon training workshop with Rod Raymond, UMD Wellness Director on Thursday, April 27 at 2 p.m. in UMD Stores street level.
Rod is an American Council on Exercise Master Personal trainer, a 20-time Ironman Triathlon finisher, two-time Olympic trials participant, and international champion of the Scottish Coast-to-Coast, the Trans Swiss, and the Boarder-to-Boarder. Advanced and beginner Marathon Training Logs are available at UMD Stores for $10 each.
The band, Boy Girl Boy Girl, will perform in Kirby Plaza at noon on Friday, April 28. This Mod-pop throwback group smashes together
bits of psychedelic, surf, and punk rock. This free concert is sponsored by Auxiliary Services, UMD Stores, and Plaza Food Court.
Donate $1 at any UMD Stores location now through May 4 and fill out a sponsorship card to show your support for the American Cancer Society
RELAY FOR LIFE. Cards will be displayed in UMD Stores, Etc. (across from Northern Shores Coffee Shop). Relay For Life is a fun-filled overnight event,
starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 5, designed to celebrate survivorship and raise money for research and programs of your American Cancer Society.
During the event, teams of people gather at the UMD Fieldhouse and take turns walking or running laps. Each team tries to keep at least one team member on the track at all times.
UMD Stores Final Sale will held in Kirby Student Center in front of UMD Stores lower level, May 8 - 10 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. This is the last big
sale of the school year with incredible savings on UMD wear and gifts, art supplies, office and school products, computer supplies, snacks, and much more.
See whats new online at www.umdstores.com.
Questions? Contact Cheryl Reitan at 726-8996.
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