Tuesday, October 17, 2006 * Volume 24, Number 4

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art EVENTS  

TWEED MUSEUM

“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 through November 19. This unique exhibition presents tile and ornamentation salvaged from historic structures in the region, along with photographs of the original buildings.

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


Juan Logan: Wishful Thinking Notes and Observation will open on November 7.

The Minnesota National Print Biennial, featuring 90 works by artists nationwide, will be on exhibit from November 21 through February 11.

An Art & Design Lecture with Paul Pfeiffer, featuring video, sculpture, and photography will be held at 6 p.m. on October 17, in the Tweed Lecture Gallery.

UMD Senior Student Shows will be featured throughout the year. 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. Blia Xiong and Kabao Lor will be featured from November 7-November 12.


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

music EVENTS

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.

There will be a Jazz Benefit Scholarship Concert at 7:30 p.m. on November 1 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.

The Honor Bands Concert will be held at 4 p.m. on November 4 in the Weber Music Hall.

The Winds of the Past concert with the UMD Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Concert Band will be held at 3 p.m. on November 5 in the Weber Music Hall.

A Guest Artist Recital including Jorja Fleezanis, violin and Karl Paulnack on piano will be held at 7:30 p.m. on November 7 in the Weber Music Hall.

The Seventh Annual Story-Hour Concert: Pictures will be held at 7:30 p.m. on November 11 in the Weber Music Hall.

All Jazz will be held at 7:30 p.m. on November 15 in the Weber Music Hall.

The UMD Band Extravaganza will be held at 3 p.m. on November 19 in the Weber Music Hall.

The UMD Percussion Ensemble Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on November 21 in the Weber Music Hall.

A Guitar Ensemble Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on November 27 in the Weber Music Hall.

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.

The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs will be performed on November 30 - December 3 and December 5 - 9. All shows are at 7:30 p.m. except for the show on December 3, which is at 2 p.m.

For more information, call 726-8561.

film EVENTS

The School of Fine Arts has launched an International Film Series. The Series will feature Elling at 7:30 p.m. on November 12 in the Weber Music Hall. For more information, call 726-8561.

athletic EVENTS

The volleyball team will play 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 Nebraska-Omaha at 1 p.m. on October 21, and and St. Cloud State at 1 p.m. on November 11. 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, Denver on October 27 and 28, Minnesota on November 3 and 4, and St. Cloud State on November 24 and 25. All games will be at 7:07 p.m. at the DECC.

The UMD women’s hockey team will play Bemidji State at 7:07 p.m. on October 20 and 21, and Minnesota State at 7:37 on November 17 and 7:07 on November 18. All games will be held at the DECC.

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

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

The UMD women’s basketball team will play Bemidji State at 6 p.m. on November 24, and Northern Michigan at 6 p.m. on November 25. The games will be played in the Romano Gymnasium.

The UMD men’s basketball team will play an Athletes in Action exhibition game at 7 p.m. on November 7, Bemidji State at 7 p.m. on November 15, St. Scholastica at 7 p.m. on November 21, Northern Michigan at 8 p.m. on November 24, and Michigan Tech at 8 p.m. on November 25. All games will be played in the Romano Gym.

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


EVENTS, lectures, workshops

PLANETARIUM WEDNESDAYS
The M.W. Alworth Planetarium is offering free public shows every Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Upcoming shows include: "The life and observations of Galileo Galilei" on October 18, and a Special Topic Show on October 25, and "Stargazing Tonight" at 7 p.m. on November 1. 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.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS WORKSHOPS
Weight Loss and Exercise — 9 to 5 will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. on October 18 in KSC 323.
The Heart of the Matter will be held from noon - 1 p.m. on October 19 in KSC room 323.
Diabetes Complications for Non-Diabetics will be held from noon - 1 p.m. on October 25 in KSC 323.
A Practical Approach to Migraine Headaches will be held from noon - 1 p.m. on November 28 in KSC 323.
For more info or to register visit http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/personal.html.

IDS EVENTS
The Instructional Development Service (IDS) offers workshops for faculty. 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.

INT’L BROWN BAGS
The Alworth Institute presents the following events.
“Driving Miss Alice: A Trip through England” will be presented at noon on October 19 in the Library Fourth Floor Rotunda.
“The Many Faces of Malaysia” will be presented at noon on October 26 in the Kirby Student Center Rafters.
“Tuscan Hill-Town Blues” will be presented at noon on November 2 in the Kirby Student Center Rafters.
“Students’ Perspectives on HIV and Life in Tanzania” will be presented at noon on November 9 in the Kirby Student Center Rafters.
“Germany through Cyberspace” will be presented at noon on November 14 in the Library Fourth Floor Rotunda.
“On the Road to the EU: An Explanation of Business in Bulgaria” will be presented at noon on November 16 in the Kirby Student Center Rafters.
“Vanuatu: The Happiest Place on Earth” will be presented at noon on November 30 in the Kirby Student Center Rafters.
“Global Service Learning” (in Mexico) will be presented at noon on December 7 in the Kirby Student Center Rafters. For more information contact 726-8616 or alworth@d.umn.edu.

CLA THIRD FRIDAY
Gesa Zinn, associate professor, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, will present “/Home/ and /Nostalgia/ in Creative Works by the Austrian Gypsy and Holocaust Survivor Ceija Stojka” on October 20, in the Library Rotunda from 3 - 4:15 p.m. Refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public. Zinn’s presentation will include examples of Stojka’s poetry, artwork and music.

VIZ LAB SERIES
The Viz Lab Presents Series is back. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Jefferson Campbell, Music Department, will start off the series on “Live instrumental improvising and composing with Garageband, Protools and bassoon” from noon - 1 p.m. on Wednesday, October 25, in VIZ Lab MPAC 154.
Frank Simmons from ITSS will present “Keeping Your Computer Healthy” from noon - 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1, in VIZ Lab MPAC 154.
If you have questions, see http://www.d.umn.edu/vdil/news/index.html or contact Lisa Fitzpatrick at 726-8093 or lfitzpat@d.umn.edu.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Learn the service philosophy of the world famous Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle, Washington with Jessica Miller, U of M Training Services from 1 -3 p.m. on Thursday, October 26 in the Kirby Garden Room.
Tips in Preparing an Outstanding Service Award Nomination with Judith S. Karon, director, UMD HR will be held from noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 5 in the Kirby 333. See more info at: http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/OSA/.
For info on these events, contact Lita Wallace at lwallace@d.umn.edu or 726-7822.

JOURNEY JARGONS AND LECTURE
Journey Jargons features slides, personal experiences, an information by University for Seniors (US) members and guests. They are free, open to the public, and they are held on Mondays at 11:30 a.m.
“Supernova Early Warning System” will be presented by Alec Habig, associate professor, Department of Physics at UMD and operations manager for the MINOS neutrino detector, will explain the Supernova Early Warning System and the part played by the neutrino detector at the Tower-Soudan mine on October 30 in the Kirby Rafters.
“The Beatles” The Musicians, Not the Bugs” will be presented by Joseph Gallian, professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics at UMD and self-proclaimed “Beatle-Maniac,” will share his enthusiasm and extensive knowledge about the Beatles on November 13 in Tweed Museum of Art Lecture Hall. For more information contact Joanne Gerber at 726-6797 or jgerber@d.umn.edu.

EDDY LECTURE
Joseph Duffy will present “Psychogenic Speech Disorders in People with Possible Neurologic Disease” from 5 - 7:45 p.m. on Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. and on Saturday, November 10 and 11 in Bohannon 90. Duffy is chair of the Division of Speech Pathology in the Department of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. The event is part of the UMD’s Eddy Lecture Series put on by the Department of Communication Disorders. For more information contact slot0021@d.umn.edu.

ITSS WORKSHOPS AND E-CLASSES
ITSS offers the following 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.


NEW FACULTY TRAINING

The Instructional Development Service (IDS) will offer a series of sessions designed for new faculty.
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.

CONFERENCE ON WELFARE
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.

ITSS WORKSHOPS AND E-CLASSES
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

HISPANIC/LATINO/CHICANA EVENTS
The play Immigrant Dream will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18 in Bohannon Hall 90. It was created by Guyanese-born playwright Gavin Lawrence from interviews with Somali, Cambodian, Mexican, Chinese, Korean, African American, and Native Minnesotans.
The Dia de Los Muertos - Day of the Dead Exhibition Display will be held from Monday, October 23 to November 3 in the UMD Multicultural Center, KSC 270. Dia De Los Muertos family day will held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on October 28 in Griggs Center, KSC.
Jenny Riquelme will speak on “Estoy Contigo: Michelle Bachelet — The First Woman President of Chile and her Pro Equality Stance” at noon on Wednesday, November 15 in the KSC 355-57.
A Salsa Dance will be held from 7-11 p.m. on November 18 in the Kirby Ballroom.
For more information, contact: Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444 or swoodwar@d.umn.edu.

POET LAUREATE INAUGURAL READING
The Inaugural Reading of the Duluth Poet Laureate, Barton Sutter, will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 21 in the Weber Music Hall. Sutter is an award-winning Minnesota poet, essayist, and fiction writer. He is the author of four collections of poetry, a collection of short stories, and a collection of essays. He will be joined by his brother, Ross Sutter, to form a poetry and music duo. The brothers have performed together ever since they were growing up as a couple of preacher’s kids.
The UMD Department of English and Lake Superior Writers are sponsors of the event. For information, contact the UMD English Department, 726-8228.

POLITICAL DEBATES
The Center for Advocacy and Political Leadership and Forum Communications will host a series of debates titled “It’s All Important,” in 120 Solon Campus Center. The debates are free and the public is invited. Forum Communications Capitol Bureau Chief Don Davis will moderate the debates and audience questions are welcome.
The State Auditor Candidate Debate will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 21.
The Attorney General Candidate Debate will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 21. A Debate on the Proposed Constitutional Amendment to dedicate all motor vehicle sales taxes to transportation needs will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 28.
The Secretary of State Candidate Debate will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 28. For information, contact Julie Smith at 726-6711, jsmith7@d.umn.edu.

JOB FAIR
The Head of the Lakes Job Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24 in the Kirby Student Center Ballroom. Contact the UMD Career Services for more information at 218-726-7985.

GOVERNMENT JOB/INTERNSHIP FAIR
This job fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, October 27, in the Coffman Memorial Union on the U of M Minneapolis Campus. For more information about the fair visit http://www.mcucsa.org/govjobfair/. Pre-registration through the UMD Career Services is required.

UM STUDY ABROAD CURRICULUM
Faculty, advisers, and student services staff, are invited to participate in the Study Abroad Curriculum Integration Workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, October 27, at the McNamara Center on the east bank of the UMTC campus. Register online at http://dev-lac.umn.edu/ci/resources/activities.html or contact Molly McCoy at mccoy019@umn.edu or 612-625-8829.

SOCIAL JUSTICE SYMPOSIUM
The Symposium on Social Justice: Unraveling the Knot of Privilege, Power and Difference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on October 30 in the Kirby Student Center Ballroom. The day will include workshops, films, and discussions, and there will be a presentation in the evening as well. Go to www.d.umn.edu/umdoeo/diversity/upcoming for more information.

HEALTH FAIR
The Health, Wellness, & Safety Awareness Fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 2 in the Kirby Student Center Ballroom. The fair provides an opportunity to ask questions of representatives from the health, retirement plans, wellness, and safety related organizations/University departments. Contact Lita Wallace at 218-726-7822 or visit http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Events/healthfair/index.htm for more information.

SOCIAL WORK OPEN HOUSE
The Department of Social Work will host an informational Open House on the UMD Master of Social Work program from 5:30-7 p.m on Wednesday, November 8, in the Kirby Student Center Garden Room. For information, contact Sandy Maturi at 726-8497.

SILENT AUCTION FOR HABITAT
A silent auction for a student organization trip to New Orleans to build a house for Habitat for Humanity will take place at 7 p.m. on Saturday, November 18 in the UMD Kirby Rafters. Restaurant coupons, gifts, clothing, services, car washes, groceries and more will be auctioned off. There will be food and entertainment too. Business donations are urgently needed. For more information, or to make a donation, contact Rachel King of the Phi Sigma Sigma Chapter at king0415@d.umn.edu.

CAMPUS ASSEMBLY
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. The winter hours, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, will start on October 23. For more information email glen@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-8910.

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