Tuesday, September 19, 2006 * Volume 24, Number 2

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art EVENTS  


“Eastman Johnson: Paintings and Drawings of the Lake Superior Ojibwe” will be on display through October 29. The display is from the collection of the St. Louis County Historical Society.

“The Dispassionate Body, Paintings and Drawing of Figures in Still Life” by Philip Pearlstein will be featured through October 15. A film screening of “Trailer of the Pearlstein Documentary” by Sarah Bauer and Jen Dietrich will be held at 6 p.m. on October 5.

“Across Space, Time, and Meaning,” selections from Tweed’s collections will be on display through January 7, 2007.

“Eloquent Silences,” by Kyoung Ae Cho will be on display from September 19 through November 12. An Art & Design Series Lecture with Cho will be presented at 6 p.m. on September 19. A reception follows from 7 - 8 p.m.

“Orphans: Tile and Ornamentation from Lost Buildings,” will be on display from September 26 through November 19. This unique exhibition presents tile and ornamentation salvaged from historic structures in the region, along with photographs of the original buildings.

UMD Senior Student Shows will be featured throughout the year. Cole Benson, Patrick Levno, and Steve Czech will be featured from September 19 - 24. Kimberlee Smith and Janel Prazak will be featured from September 26 - October 1. The opening receptions will be held on Tuesdays at 4 p.m.

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

music EVENTS

“American Voices” featuring Cantus and the Vocal Essence Ensemble Singers will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on September 22, in the Weber Music Hall.

The fifth annual Weber Concert featuring Sinfonietta de Paris, the UMD Music Ensembles, and Richard Stoltzman on clarinet, will be held on September 28 in the Weber Music Hall.

Richard Stoltzman and his son, jazz pianist and keyboardist Peter Stoltzman, will perform September 30 in the Weber Music Hall.

French Pianist Alain Jacquon will give a guest artist recital at 7:30 p.m. on October 3 in the Weber Music Hall.

“Duel” for violin and cello will be performed by Jean R. Perrault (violin) and Betsy Husby (cello) at 3 p.m. on October 8 in the Weber Music Hall.

A Faculty Artist Recital with Jefferson Campbell will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on October 17 in the Weber Music Hall.

The Ying Quartet will perfrom in the Weber Music Hall at 7:30 p.m. on October 18.

The Senior High School Honors Orchestra Festival Concert will be held at 4:30 p.m. on October 27 and at 4:15 p.m. on October 30.

A UMD Fall Choral Concert will be performed at 3 p.m. on October 29.

For more information, call 726-8561.

theatre EVENTS

The musical, Crazy For You will be performed on October 19 - 22 and October 25 - 28 at the Marshall Performing Arts Center. All shows are at 7:30 p.m. except for the show on October 22, which is at 2 p.m. For more information, call 726-8561.


The School of Fine Arts has launched an International Film Series. The film, Cinema Paradiso, will be shown at 7:30 p.m. on October 8 in the Weber Music Hall. For more information, call 726-8561.

athletic EVENTS

The volleyball team will play South Dakota at 7 p.m. on September 22, Minnesota State at 4 p.m. on September 23, Concordia-St. Paul at 7 p.m. on September 26, Michigan Tech at 7 p.m. on October 17, St. Cloud State at 7 p.m. on October 20, and Augustana-College at 4 p.m. on October 28. The games will be held in the Romano Gym.

The UMD Bulldog football team plays Central Washington at 1 p.m. on September 23, Augustana College at 1 p.m. on October 7, and Nebraska-Omaha at 1 p.m. on October 21. All games will be played in Malosky Stadium.

The UMD men’s hockey team will play Lakehead U in an exhibition game on October 5, UMass-Lowell on October 13 and 14, and Denver on October 27 and 28. All games will be at 7:07 p.m. at the DECC.

The UMD women’s hockey team will play the Minnesota Whitecaps at 7:07 p.m. on September 30, North Dakota at 3:07 p.m. on October 14 and 15, and Bemidji State at 7:07 p.m. on October 20 and 21. All games will be held at the DECC.

The UMD women’s soccer team will play North Dakota at 1 p.m. on October 15 and South Dakota at 6 p.m. on October 20. The games will be played in Malosky Stadium.

The men’s and women’s cross country team will hold a meet, the UMD Pine Hill Invitational (8K/10K) on October 7 in Carlton, MN. The men will start at at 9:45 a.m. and the women will start at 10:45 a.m.

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

EVENTS, lectures, workshops

September is Hispanic / Latino / Chicana Heritage celebration month. Events scheduled for September and early October include: Women’s Resource and Action Center Brown Bag, “25th Anniversary: A conversation about the history of the UMD department of Women Studies,” will be held in KSC 355-57 on September 20, from noon - 1 p.m.

An Access for All Movie Night will be held in Solon Campus Center 25 on September 20, from 7 - 9 p.m.

On September 23 there will be a Black Student Association “School Daze Dance,” held at the Kirby Rafters from 7 p.m. - midnight.

Speaker Veronica Rosario Leyva will present “Justice for Women on the Border, Stop Femicide!” on October 2, in Kirby Ballroom at 12 noon.

The M.W. Alworth Planetarium will host an Open House from noon to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20. The Planetarium is ushering in the 2006-2007 academic year with a new schedule of programs and the event will offer a preview of what’s to come. Three planetarium lectures will be followed by an orientation to the night sky, a seminar on purchasing a telescope, and a course in basic astrophotography. All events are free and will be held in the MWA Planetarium.

The talk, “Trans-Neptunian Objects” will be held at noon. Out beyond the orbit of Neptune lies a vast number of small icy bodies that occupy the Kuiper Belt and the Oort Cloud. Pluto itself, now demoted from the status of “planet,” is one such object. Explore the outer reaches of the solar system.

A session, “Buying a telescope, what do you need and how much will it cost?” will be held at 2 p.m. Choosing a telescope can be difficult and buying the wrong telescope can be frustrating. The session is a primer on telescopes Several telescopes will be on display.

The talk, “The Solar System,” will be held at 4 p.m. Take a tour of the solar system, a comparison of the inner and outer planets, and see a little of what’s beyond.

A short course, “The Basics of Astrophotography,” will be held at 5 p.m. How were the spectacular amateur photos of galaxies, nebulae, and the moon taken? Learn how amateurs with a modest telescope and a common household camera including an inexpensive webcam can take amazing photos. See a brief overview of beginning astrophotography.

The talk, “The History of Astronomy, Part 1, The Universe of Aristotle and Ptolemy,” will be held at 7 p.m.. This is a Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium Educational Lecture Series debut event.
For information call 726-7129 or email: planet@d.umn.edu.

Eve Browning, professor, Department of Philosophy, will present “Crossing the Visual Threshold With Video Projects,” from 3 - 4:30 p.m. on September 20 in Kirby 268. Browning, who uses video projects in her courses 19th- and 20th-Century Philosophy, Classical Mythology, and World Religions, will address improving student learning. To register, please e-mail jellis2@d.umn.edu or call Jason Ellis 726-6355.

The Center for Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Studies will present Adam Shapiro, one of the producers of the documentary, Darfur Diaries, on Thursday, September 21 at 4 p.m. in the Library Rotunda. Shapiro will show the documentary and speak about the current crisis in the Sudan, where over two million have been displaced and 400,000 have been killed. For information contact Alexis Pogorelskin at 726-7548, apogorel@d.umn.edu.

Alexander McCall Smith, author of the best selling book The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, will speak at UMD at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, September 25 in the Kirby Ballroom. McCall Smith’s talk, “The Very Small Things of Life,” will deal with the international and cultural aspects of his popular series, which is set in Botswana. His books capture the pace and wisdom of a traditional culture as it adapts to new and modern circumstances. His lecture will illustrate the situation of Botswana, with its successful democracy, economic stability, minimal corruption, and reputation for facing the AIDS crisis, while other countries in Sub-Sahara Africa are experiencing civil war, disease and unpredictable violence.
McCall Smith has written more than 50 books, including specialist academic titles, short story collections, and a number of immensely popular children’s books. He is best known for his internationally acclaimed No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, now with six books in the series and four million copies in print in the U.S. alone. The event is sponsored by the Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Institute for International Studies as part of its International Lecture Series.

Students are invited to a workshop to find out why they need an internship, how to find one, how to apply and what is needed to do to land it. The workshops will be held on September 28 at 3 - 4 p.m. in SCC 42 and on October 2 from 4 - 5 p.m. in SCC 42. For more information on these or other upcoming Career Services Events, please visit http://careers.d.umn.edu/events/ or call 218-726-7985.

Orientation for new GLBTQA Students at UMD will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 28 in the third floor Garden Room in Kirby Student Center. Meet a few other students and the GLBT Services staff/director. Get aquainted and meet some new friends.

Students who are curious about graduate school are invited to a workshop which will cover researching graduate schools, filling out the application, writing a personal statement, and taking the GRE. The workshops will be held at 10 - 11 a.m. on October 3, 2 - 3 p.m. on October 5, and from 11 a.m. - noon on October 6. All workshops will be held in SCC 42. For more information, visit http://careers.d.umn.edu/events/ or call 218-726-7985.

Margot P. Cleary, associate professor, Department of Nutrition and Metabolism at Hormel Institute, will talk about using animal models to study effect of body weight on breast and prostate cancer at noon on October 2 in SMed 130. Call Stacy Johnson at 726-6354 for more information. For the complete 2006-07 schedule and more information on this speaker, visit http://www.ahc.umn.edu/duluth/seminars/home.html.

Students can learn how to get the most out of the upcoming job fairs, including: What to do ahead of time, planning a strategy, proper attire, making a good impression, questions to ask, and what to do after the fair. The workshops will be held at 5 - 6 p.m. on October 3, 4 - 5 p.m. on October 5, 5 - 6 p.m. on October 9, and 4 to 5 p.m. on October 11. All workshops will be held in SCC 42. For more information on these or other upcoming Career Services Events, please http://careers.d.umn.edu/events/ or call 218-726-7985.

John Hamlin, associate professor, Department of Sociology/Anthropology, will present “In Need of a Cemetery: Duluth Structure and Status,” in the Library Rotunda from 3 - 4:15 p.m. on September 29. Social time will begin at 3 with the presentation starting at 3:10. Time will be available for questions, comments, and additional socializing. Snacks will be served, all are welcome to attend, and this event is free and open to the public.

“Supervisory Cinema: The Multicultural Workplace,” will be presented from 10 to 11:30 a.m., October 4, in Kirby Student Center 323. Managers that are aware of cultural differences can reduce tensions and create a more productive workplace. Presenters are Deborah Petersen-Perlman and Mary Cameron, the Office of Equal Opportunity. Register at http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/regdiversity.htm or call Cathy Rackliffe at 726-6827.

An exhibition of material from the Ramseyer-Northern Bible Society Museum Collection, “The Early Printed Book: Examples from the First Two Centuries after the Gutenberg Bible,” will be on display at the UMD Library through January 31. Prior to the invention of moveable type and the printing press, book production was a laborious and time-consuming process, with scribes creating manuscript copies by hand, one at a time. The introduction of this new printing technology was revolutionary and spread rapidly throughout Europe. On display are examples of printed books in the Ramseyer Collection from roughly the first 200 years after Johannes Gutenberg completed his printed Bible in 1455. The exhibition is open to the public and may be seen in the display cases on the second floor of the UMD Library at any time the Library is open. For more information, call 218-726-7861.

special EVENTS

This year’s homecoming features “Dress Up” themes. The Dress Up theme for Monday, October 2 will be Pajama Day. A Dorm Door Decorating Contest begins on Monday. The top three rooms will receive a prize. The Faculty/Staff Department Decorating Contest also begins on Monday. Departments can sign up by emailing Christina at cgeissle@d.umn.edu. The Student Activities Office will judge and the winning department will receive free coffee from Northern Lights Coffee Shop.

The Dress Up theme for Tuesday, October 3 will be 70s and 80s. Events for the day include Phi Psi: Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament in Griggs Center at 7 p.m., an Alain Jacquon (French Pianist): Recital at 7:30 p.m. in the Weber Music Hall and Late Night Kirby: The Bad Plus in the Rafters at 10 p.m.

The Dress Up theme for Wednesday, October 4 is Mis-Match. Late Night Kirby with Limbeck will be held in the Rafters at 10 p.m.

The Dress Up theme for Thursday, October 5 is called Stoplight. Wear green if you are “Go” and looking for a date; wear yellow if you are a “maybe” and might be interested in a date; and wear red if you are already involved in a relationship. Events include the Men’s Hockey Exhibition game vs. Lakehead Univ. at 7:07 p.m. at the DECC, and Late Night Kirby: Games Night in the Kirby Games Room at 10 p.m. Cat Fishing will also be held from from 6:30 - 11 p.m. (must possess MN fishing license). Register by noon, October 4 with Rec. Sports and Outdoor Program.

The Dress Up theme for Friday, October 6 is School Spirit. Wear maroon, gold, and Bulldog clothes. Any student wearing school spirit clothing can stop by the Kirby Student Center and receive a prize. Events for the day include the UMD Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet at 6:30 p.m. in the Kirby Ballroom and a Student Bonfire at dusk with rootbeer kegs and a Smash-a-Car event.

Saturday, October 7 is Homecoming Day. Events include the Homecoming Football Game vs. Augustana College at 1 p.m. A Tailgating Party begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Griggs Parking Lot. There are sections for alumni, football parents, and students. There will be free food for students, root beer floats, games, entertainment, and contests prior to the football game.

Events going on all week include a Homecoming T-shirt sale, discount and homecoming specials in the Food Court, discounts at the Bookstore and a “Capture It” contest. All UMD students, faculty, and staff are welcome to participate. Capture the best image of school spirit during Homecoming in a picture. The top three photographs will receive a prize. Photos should be submitted to KSC in hard copy.

For more information contact Christina at cgeissle@d.umn.edu.

The UMD Class of 1956 will be celebrating their 50th Reunion during UMD Homecoming on October 6 and 7, 2006. Friday plans include a golf scramble, a tour of the Karpeles Manuscript Library (owned and operated by 1956 alumus, David Karpeles), and dinner at the Kitchi Gammi Club. Saturday activities begin with a brunch on campus for classmates and guests, followed by a campus tour, a pre-game tailgate party and then UMD vs. Augustana football at Malosky Stadium. For more information, please contact the UMD Alumni Office at 218-726-7164 or email lpratt@d.umn.edu.

The Department of Women’s Studies is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. A panel discussion, “Back to the Future: A Quarter Century of Women’s Studies at UMD” will be presented at noon on Friday, October 6 in the Kirby Garden Room. The featured speaker will be Marge Grevatt, long-term feminist community activist from the Center for Cooperative Action, Cleveland, Ohio. Grevatt was one of the people who helped launch Women’s Studies at UMD 25 years ago. She will be joined by other faculty and student founders. An anniversary quilt unveiling and reception will follow.

A 25th Anniversary Celebration will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, October 6 at the North Country Women’s Coffeehouse, Building for Women, 32 E. First Street. The featured performer is Kathy McTavish, cellist.

A brunch with current and former WS students, faculty, and friends will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 7 in the conference room At Sara’s Table, 1902 E. 8th Street.

A Celebration Dinner and Beach Party will be held from 3 - 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 7 in Lafayette Square, 3026 Minnesota Ave., Park Point. The catered dinner will be held at 6 p.m. with a beach bonfire to follow.

A Potluck Brunch will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, October 8 at Chester Creek House, 1306 E. 2nd Street. All are welcome.
Watch the website, www.d.umn.edu/~ws, for updates.


glensheen EVENTS

Glensheen's summer hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. seven days a week. For more information email glen@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-8910.

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