Tuesday, October 31, 2006 * Volume 24, Number 5

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art EVENTS  

TWEED MUSEUM
“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. Juan Logan will present a slide lecture on his work at 6:30 p.m. on November 14, in the Tweed Museum of Art. The event is free and open to the public.

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

UMD Senior Student Shows will be featured throughout the year. 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

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 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.

Shakespeare's Actress in America, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on November 7 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.

The Bare Bones Dance Concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on November 17 and 18 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.

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 UMD Bulldog football team plays 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 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 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 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: "Stargazing Tonight" at 7 p.m. on November 1. Arrowhead Astronomical Society Program at 7 p.m. on November 8, From Newton to Hawking -- M.W. Alworth Planetarium Educational Series: The History of Astronomy, Part III on November 15, a Special Topic Show on November 22, and a Special Topic Show on November 29. 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.

VIZ LAB SERIES
The Viz Lab Presents Series is back. Everyone is welcome to attend.
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.

INFLUENZA VACCINATION
UMD Health Services and the College of Pharmacy, Duluth, students are teaming together this fall to immunize the UMD campus community against influenza. The cost of vaccination is $20. Immunizations will be available at the following times and locations (based on vaccine supply): 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on November 2 in the Garden Room (Employee Benefits Fair) and from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. on November 8 in the UMD Health Services. For more info, staff can call: 726-8666 and students can call: 726-7870.

SPEED NETWORKING
"Speed Networking with Professionals" will be held from 3 - 5 p.m. on November 8, in the Kirby Student Center Ballroom. Learn how to make contacts with employers for jobs or internships in this free workshop for students and alumni. Pre-registration through the UMD Career Services is required to attend. Call 726-7985 or write to carserv@d.umn.edu for more informtation.

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines: A Nuts and Bolts Approach featuring JoAnn Campbell, senior program director, Minnesota Campus Compact will be held from 3 - 4:30 pm on Wednesday, November 8 in Kirby Student Center 268. Campbell will help workshop participants to think strategically about academic endeavors which connect course objectives with community needs, give examples of civic engagement ventures, and assist in envisioning a civic interface to engage students. To register, contact Jason Ellis at jellis2@d.umn.edu or 726-6355.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS WORKSHOP
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.

SAFETY SERIES WORKSHOPS
UMD Human Resources and UofM Office of Risk Management and Insurance are sponsoring the Safety Series workshops for faculty, staff, and student employees. Student employees are invited to attend any of the workshops.
American Heart Association CPR/AED for Lay People will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on November 1 in Ballroom A. AED Awareness Training will be held from noon to 12:30 p.m. on November 7 in Kirby Student Center 323.
To register send an email to hrhelp@d.umn.edu or fill out the online Registration Form at http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/regform.htm. For more information, contact UMD Dept of Human Resources at 726-7822.

ALWORTH LECTURE SERIES
The Alworth Institute International Lecture Series has lecture on Wednesdays that are free and open to the public. “China & Russia: Cooperation & Conflict” will be held at 7 p.m. on November 8 in the Library Fourth Floor Rotunda. “Stopping the Spread of Nuclear Weapons: A Fresh Look at Iran and North Korea” will be held at 7 p.m. on November 15 in Montague Hall 80. Visit www.d.umn.edu/alworth for more information.

ALWORTH EVENTS
International Education Week Global Seminar - In Celebration of “2006 - The Year of Study Abroad” will be held at noon on November 13 in the Griggs Center. A St. Andrew’s Night Dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. on November 30 in the Griggs Center. The lecture, “The Intellectual Tourist: Edinburgh as a City of the Enlightenment” will be presented during the dinner. Contact Cindy M. Christian at 726-8616 for more information.

INT’L BROWN BAGS
The Alworth Institute presents the following events.
“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.

GEOLOGY SEMINARS
All seminars begin at 4 p.m. in Life Science room 185 unless otherwise indicated. (Coffee is at 3:50 p.m.)
"Uranium Deposits of the World: Energy of the Future?" will be held on Thursday, November 2.
"The Role of the Indo-Pacific Warm Pool on Global Climate Change during the Quaternary" will be held on November 3, in Life Science room 175.
"Predicting, Preventing, and Remediating Acidic Drainage from Sulfide-Bearing Mines and Mine Wastes," will be held on Wednesday, November 8 in Life Science room 175.
"From the Oil Patch . . . and Back Again," will be held on November 9.
"Two Paleoproterozoic Metasedimentary Sequences in Central Wisconsin: The End of the Penokean Orogeny and Cratonic Stabilization of the Southern Lake Superior Region," will be held on November 16.
"New 230th Ages from the 400m Reef of Northwestern Hawaii," will be held on Thursday, November 30.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
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.
“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.

FITNESS BOULDERING
Bouldering is rock climbing that is done close enough to the ground that ropes and harnesses are not needed for safety. It’s a popular pursuit among climbers and is the fastest growing sub-set of rock climbing today. Fitness Bouldering sessions are held from noon to 6 p.m. on Monday through Thursday in the RSOP Sports and Health Center. If you have questions, contact Kaija at 726-6257 or kwebster@d.umn.edu.


special EVENTS

LSBE PROF FOR A DAY
The Labovitz School of Business and Economics invites the campus community, students, faculty and staff, to the annual Professor For A Day event scheduled for 10 a.m. on Wednesday, November 1, in the Weber Music Hall. The speaker will be Manley Goldfine, the recently retired CEO of ZMC Hotels. ZMC Hotels currently operates 30 motels in 12 states and has three new properties under construction (one in Florida, one in Oklahoma and one in the Twin Cities area). Goldfine’s presentation will chronicle his many years in business and will illustrate how risk-taking can sometimes lead to failure but will ultimately generate success.
Refreshments will be available at 9:30 a.m. in the Weber Entrance prior to the presentation. For information contact Lawrence Johnson at 726-6696.

BLOOD DRIVE
A blood drive will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on November 2 in the Kirby Student Center. Check-in will be at the Bus Hub entrance at the Memorial Blood Center’s bloodmobile on Kirby Drive. Sign up by calling the Kirby Information Desk at 726-7163. Email Verna Richardson at vrichard@d.umn.edu for more information.

HISPANIC/LATINO/CHICANA EVENTS
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.
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.

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.

HUMAN RESOURCES
"UMD HR: Getting To Know Us" will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on November 6 in the Garden Room. To register, send an email to hrhelp@d.umn.edu or fill out the online registration form at http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/regprofessional.htm. For more information visit www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/About/contact.html.

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.

INT'L EDUCATION WEEK
International Education Week celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide and promotes programs that prepare Americans for a global environment. During the week, international dishes will be prepared by UMD Food Services. Some International Education Week events are listed with their co-sponsors.
"APAA's Journey to the Far East," will be held at 6 p.m. on November 11 in the Kirby Ballroom. Admission to the cultural performances is free. Food will be sold. Fair Trade Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on November 14, 15 and 16 outside the Bookstore.
A film series will be presented at 5:30 p.m. in the Kirby Rafters including the films, Stolen Childhoods on November 13, The Day My God Died on November 14, Global Banquet: The Politics of Food on November 15, and Dreaming of Tibet on November 16.
An Egg Roll Sale will be held from noon - 2 p.m. on November 15 outside bookstore.
Learn about studying abroad, win prizes and meet the UMD international/exchange students at 4:30 p.m. on November 16 in the Kirby Rafters.
An International Taste of UMD will be held from 2 - 4 p.m. on November 18 at the Hope United Methodist Church on 301 W. St. Marie Street.
For more information contact Maria Vuldjeva at mvuldjev@d.umn.edu, or call 726-6673.

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.

MEET THE MUSHER
Matt Rossi, UMD catering manager, will compete in the Iditarod. In preparation for the Iditarod, Rossi’s Bark River Racing will have two teams competing in the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon in January 2007. “Meet the Musher” will be held from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. on November 17 in the UMD Center Court Grill.

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 winter hours, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information email glen@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-8910.

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