Tuesday, November 14, 2006 * Volume 24, Number 6

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art EVENTS  

“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. From November 14 through the 19, Peter Schulz and Daniel Ridge will be featured.

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

music EVENTS

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.

Sounds of the Season Celebration will be held at 7:30 p.m. on December 1 and 2 and at 3 p.m. on December 3 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.

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.

athletic EVENTS

The UMD men’s hockey team will play St. Cloud State on November 24 and 25, Bemidji State on December 9, Michigan Tech on January 5 and 6, and Colorado College on January 12 and 13. 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, Ohio State at 7:07 p.m. on December 8 and 3:07 p.m. on December 9, Niagra at 3:07 p.m. on January 6 and 7, and St. Cloud State at 3:07 p.m. on January 13 and 14. 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, Northern Michigan at 6 p.m. on November 25, St. Scholastica at 6 p.m. on December 12, Minnesota Crookston at 6 p.m. on December 16, and St. Cloud State at 1 p.m. on January 6. The games will be played in the Romano Gymnasium.

The UMD men’s basketball team will play 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, Michigan Tech at 8 p.m. on November 25, Northland College at 7 p.m. on Decmber 5, Minnesota State - Moorhead at 8 p.m. on December 12, Winona State at 7 p.m. on December 15, Minnesota Crookston at 8 p.m. on December 16, and St. Cloud State at 3 p.m. on January 6. 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

Tom Wegren, Music, will present “TRIUMPH” for Wind Ensemble, Piano/Synthesizer Quartet, two Alto
Singers and synchronized computer graphics” from noon - 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15, in the the 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.

The M.W. Alworth Planetarium is offering free public shows every Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Upcoming shows include: 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, a Special Topic Show on November 29, Stargazing Tonight on December 6 and Harmony of the Worlds - The life of Johannes Kepler as seen through the eyes of Carl Sagan sponsored by the Arrowhead Astronomical Society on December 13. 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.

Female to Male Transgender Speaker, Alexander Pangborn will appear on the UMD campus at 6 p.m on November 15 in the Kirby Ballroom. This event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Angela C. Nichols at 726-7300.

The Alworth Institute International Lecture Series presents “Stopping the Spread of Nuclear Weapons: A Fresh Look at Iran and North Korea” at 7 p.m. on November 15 in Montague Hall 80. Visit www.d.umn.edu/alworth for more information.

“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.

All seminars begin at 4 p.m. in Life Science room 185 unless otherwise indicated. (Coffee is at 3:50 p.m.)
"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.

A dangerous trio of mystery writers known as “The Minnesota Crime Wave” will make an appearance and sign books from 4 -5:30 p.m on Thursday, November 16 at the UMD Library in the 4th floor Rotunda reading room. The Minnesota Crime Wave includes William Kent Krueger, Ellen Hart, and Carl Brookins. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 726-8539.

Faculty from the Department of Women's Studies, including Beth Bartlett, Cindy Christian, Njoki Kamau, Tineke Ritmeester, Susana Pelayo Woodward, and Joan Varney will present "A History of Feminist Organizations in the Duluth-Superior Area" from 3 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. on November 17, 2006, in the Library Rotunda. Social time will begin at 3 p.m., with the presentation starting at 3:10. Time will be available for questions and comments. Snacks will be served, all are welcome to attend, and this event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Jerry Pepper at 726-7274.

“Avian Influenza, The Next Pandemic” will be presented by: Linda Van Etta from St. Luke’s Hospital at 7:30 p.m. on November 27 in the School of Medicine Building room 142. For more information contact Susan J. Kuki at skurki@d.umn.edu.

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 and the UMD Bush Grant Faculty present Mirroring Practice and Preferences: Bush Colloquium III from 3 - 4:30 p.m. on November 29, in the Kirby Student Center 268. To register for this session, contact Jason Ellis at jellis2@d.umn.edu or call 726-6355.

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.

John R. MacDonald, will present “Epigenetics of Cancer: Therapeutic Intervention with the Novel Hypomethylating Agent Decitabine” at noon on Monday, December 4, in SMed 130. Call Stacy Johnson at 726-6354 for more information.

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.

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 workshop descriptions and to register.
Participate in eClasses at any time and from anywhere. A series of classes on Web Accessibility 101 are available at: http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/eclasses/. See the site for class descriptions and to register.
For more information contact Sheri Pihlaja at 726-6975 or spihlaja@d.umn.edu.

special EVENTS

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.

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.
November15 and 16 outside the Bookstore.
A film series will be presented at 5:30 p.m. in the Kirby Rafters including the films, 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.

Celebrate National Geography Awareness Week. Over twenty regional organizations will display maps and demonstrations of how geographic information systems (GIS) technology is used in our community. This will be from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on November 16, in the Ballroom. At noon, Lonnie Dupre, polar explorer, will talk about his about his GPS, map technology and techniques in the Arctic. The MN Geocaching Association will conduct an “Intro to GPS and geocaching” event in Bagley Nature Area. This event is sponsored by MN GIS/LIS Consortium, UMD Geography, and the UMD Geographic Information Sciences Laboratory. See http://www.d.umn.edu/geog/lab/ for participants and scheduled presentation topics. For more information or contact slstark@d.umn.edu.

An auction will be held to raise money for the UMD student Habitat for Humanity trip to New Orleans from noon - 1 pm on Friday, November 17 in Kirby Rafters. The auction includes food, entertainment, and lots of auction items and it features “Dining with Celebrities.” Lunch with Duluth Mayor Herb Bergson and Duluth News Tribune Editor Robin Washington will be auctioned off by auctioneer Skeeter Moore. Lunch with UMD celebrities Vice Chancellor Greg Fox, SFA Dean Jack Bowman, CLA Dean Linda Krug, CSE Dean James P. Riehl and others will also be auctioned. The event is free and there is free pizza for the auction bidders. Dozens of local businesses and staff members have donated auction items. Donations for the trip are needed. For more information on making a donation, contact Rachel King at king0415@d.umn.edu. Checks can be made to Phi Sigma Sigma. Send to Phi Sigma Sigma, 115 KSC. For info call 726-8996 or email creitan@d.umn.edu.

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

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.

glensheen EVENTS

Glensheen Holiday Brunches are presented every Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday in December, plus Tuesday, December 19. The events begin with a brief tour.
Glensheen Holiday Tea will be on Saturday, December 2. The Glensheen Holiday Tea includes a tour, tea, plus a gift -- a ticket to tour Fairlawn Mansion during December.
Holiday Tea for Dolly and Me is an event where children bring their special doll to Glensheen. This production includes a holiday program, sophisticated tea, and a take home goodie.
Glensheen's Holiday Twilight Tours begin at 2 p.m. and run through 6 p.m. during a limited window, December 27 through December 31.
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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