Tuesday, October 3, 2006 * Volume 24, Number 3

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art EVENTS  


“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 7:30 p.m. on October 5.

“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.

“Eloquent Silences,” by Kyoung Ae Cho will be on display through November 12.

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

Paul Pfeiffer, New York-based media artist will give an Art and Design presentation at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17.

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

UMD Senior Student Shows will be featured throughout the year. Kara Skildum, Rachel Girard, and Samantha Michaels will be featured from October 3 - 8. Letisha Rice and Camille Doran will be featured from October 10 - 16. Emily Pohl and Jackie Rademacher will be featured from October 17 - 22. Stephanie Richards and Laura Hjelm will be featured from October 24 - 29. Sarah Stone and MaryAnn Sundell will be featured from October 31- November 5.

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

music EVENTS

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 perform in the Weber Music Hall at 7:30 p.m. on October 18.
Senior High School Honors Festival Concerts 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.

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 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 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 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 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

The M.W. Alworth Planetarium is offering free. public shows every Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Upcoming shows include: "Stargazing Tonight" on October 4, a show by the Arrowhead Astronomical society, followed by the Society’s monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 11, "The life and observations of Galileo Galilei" on October 18, and a Special Topic Show on October 25. Private shows for 10 or more individuals can be scheduled by calling the planetarium at 726-7129. E-mail: planet@d.umn.edu or see http://www.d.umn.edu/~planet.

UMD Amnesty International is sponsoring a virtual National Guantanamo teach-in, which will be simulcast to colleges and universities around the country from Seton Hall Law School. The National Guantanamo Virtual Teach-in will take place from 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 5 in Kirby Plaza 173. For information contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444 or swoodwar@d.umn.edu

A lecture, "Insights into the Causes of Chronic Diseases" will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 5 in room 142 in the School of Medicine Building. The speaker will be Paul W. Ewald, professor of Biology and director of the Program on Disease Evolution at the University of Louisville. The event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Sue at 726-8512.

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 2 - 3 p.m. on October 5, and from 11 a.m. to 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.

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 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.

The Alworth Institute will present the following events.
“What’s a Yanquí to Do?” will be presented at noon on October 5 in the Kirby Student Center Rafters. “Driving Miss Alice: A Trip through England”will be presented at noon on October 19 in the Library 4th Floor Rotunda. “The Many Faces of Malaysia” will be presented at noon on October 26 in the Kirby Student Center Rafters. For more information contact 726-8616 or alworth@d.umn.edu.


The Instructional Development Service (IDS) will offer a series of sessions designed for new faculty.
Backward Course Design: Using Goals to Guide Curriculum will be held from noon- 1:50 p.m. on October 6 in Kirby 333.
Using Learning Modes in Developing Curriculum will be held from noon-1:50 p.m. on October 20 in Kirby 333.
Using Active Learning Strategies will be held from noon-1:50 p.m. on November 3 in Kirby 333.
Student, Course, & Program Assessment will be held from noon-1:50 p.m. on November 17 in Kirby 333.
Teaching Assessment & Evaluation will be held from noon-1:50 p.m. on December 1 in Kirby 333. Contact Jason Ellis at jellis2@d.umn.edu or 726-6355 to register.

To obtain a Purchasing Card, staff must attend a training session. Sessions are offered They at 2 p.m. on October 11 in Kirby 351 or at 10 a.m. on October 12 in Kirby 323. For info, contact Sue Bosell at 726-7168.

James McGregor, author of the book, One Billion Customers: Lessons From the Front Lines of Doing Business in China, will speak at UMD at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 12 in the fourth floor Rotunda of the UMD library. The event is sponsored by the Labovitz School of Business and Economics. For more information contact Alan C. Roline at aroline@d.umn.edu.

A lecture, "Epidemiologist as Detective: The search for clues on the causes of cancer," by Julie Ross, professor and director of the Division of Pediatric Epidemiology & Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics, and associate director, University of Minnesota Cancer Center will be held at 6 p.m., October 12, in room 130 Medical School. A reception will be held beginning at 5 p.m. in the Medical School. The registration deadline is October 9, 2006. To register, e-mail whiteside@slhduluth.com, or call 249-5334.

The Instructional Development Service (IDS) offer workshops for faculty. Managing Your Courses with WebCT will be held from 3 p.m. and goes until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 12 in the Knowledge Management Center (Solon Campus Center 42) To register, please e-mail Jason Ellis at jellis2@d.umn.edu. Tech Talk will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 19 in Kirby 268. To register, e-mail LeAne Rutherford at lrutherf@d.umn.edu.

The UMD Department of Social Work is one of the co-sponsors of a conference, Making a Difference: Unique Challenges for Tribal and Rural Child Welfare Practice. The conference will be held from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on October 27 at the Itasca Community College. Topics that will be covered include Rural Child Welfare, Grief and Loss, Greater MN Racial Justice Project, Ethics, Cultural Implications for Practice and Ethical Issues in Social Work. Contact Rita Ohman at rohman@d.umn.edu or 726-7425 to register.

Joseph Duffy will present “Psychogenic Speech Disorders in People with Possible Neurologic Disease,” Joseph Duffy, chair of the Division of Speech Pathology in the Department of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., as part of the UMD’s Eddy Lecture Series put on by the Department of Communication Disorders. The event will be held on Friday and Saturday, November 10 and 11 in Bohannon 90. For more information contact slot0021@d.umn.edu.

ITSS offers the campus community the following Fall 2006 Workshops: WebCT 101 Start building your course, WebCT 102 Building your online course...continued, Dreamweaver 101 The Basics, and Contribute Basics 101.
Go to: http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/workshop/ for a full description of ITSS Workshops and to register. Participate in eClasses at any time and from anywhere. A series of classes on Web Accessibility 101 are available by going to: http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/eclasses/. See the site for a full description of the ITSS eclasses and to register. For more information contact Sheri Pihlaja at 726-6975 or spihlaja@d.umn.edu.

special EVENTS

This year’s homecoming features “Dress Up” themes. The Dress Up theme for Thursday, October 6 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 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 root beer kegs and a Smash-a-Car event.
Saturday, October 7 is Homecoming Day. Events include the 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 as well as free food for students, root beer floats, entertainment, and contests prior to the 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 e-mail 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 6 - 9 p.m. on Saturday, October 7 at the Park Point Beach House on 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 web site, www.d.umn.edu/~ws, for updates.

The UMD Career Services will host the Graduate and Professional School Day from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on October 10 in the Kirby Ballroom. For more information see http://careers.d.umn.edu/events/gpday2006.html, or contact the Career Service center at 726-7985.
E-Fest: Engineering, Computer Science, and Science Career Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17 in the Kirby Student Center Ballroom. Contact the Career Service center for more information.
Applied Business and Agriculture Job and Internship Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 17 at the St. Paul Student Center, North Star Ballroom (St. Paul Campus) Open and free to students on all University of Minnesota Campuses. For more information visit www.stpaulcareers.umn.edu.

The Fall Campus Assembly meeting is scheduled at 2 p.m., with a social (coffee and cookies) at 1:30 on Tuesday, November 21 in Kirby Ballroom B. For information contact Wendy Larrivy at wlarrivy@d.umn.edu.

glensheen EVENTS

Glensheen's fall 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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