“ Continuing through March 4, Juan Logan: The Third
Place Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures.
Frances Myer's "Print to Video" is continuing through March
11. A selection of this Wisconsin artist’s works on paper,
prints, and video projects, charting the movement of ideas across media.
"Of Thee I See: Max-Carlos Martinez Paintings" will be held
through March 18.
A Student Design Exhibition will run from February 6 to March 11. The
opening reception will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. on February 6.
An Art and Design Lecture Series with Jenna Akre, Jeff Ruprecht and Tony
Linter will be held at 6 p.m. on February 20.
UMD Senior Student Shows will be featured throughout the year. Erik Mattson,
Ryan Tvenge and Tony Vitali will be featured from January 30
to February 4. Maria Haertel and Emily Hultman
will be featured from February 6 to 11.
Nick Riebe and Britta Peterson will be featured from February
13 to 18. Trevor Klueg, Zach Frank and Kai Bowen
will be featured from February 20 to the 25.
Katie Mueller and Donna Anderson will be featured from February
27 to March 4.
For Tweed information go to www.d.umn.edu/tma,
contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or call
The Seventh Annual New Music Festival featuring Zeitgeist, will be held
at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, February 2.
A Guest Artist Recital featuring Michael Colquhoun will be held at 7:30
p.m. on February 9.
The Twin Ports Wind Ensemble Concert will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday,
The Oslo Chamber Choir will be performing at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February
The Winds of Change Concert will be held at 3 p.m. on February
A Faculty Artist Recital: U3 Trio Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on
Friday, February 27.
All events will be performed in the Weber Music Hall. For more information,
The play, Handing Down the Names, will
be performed from February 8 - 11 and February
14 - 17 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. All shows start
at 7:30 p.m. except the February 11 showing which starts
at 2 p.m..
For more information, call 726-8561.
The International Film Series will present Paradise
Now, at 7:30 p.m. on February 11 in the Weber Music
Hall. For more information, call 726-8561.
The UMD men’s hockey team will play Alaska Anchorage at 7:37 p.m.
on February 23 and 24
and Wisconsin at 7:07 p.m. on March 2
and 3. All games are played in the DECC.
The UMD women’s hockey team will play Wisconsin at 7:07 p.m. on
February 2 and 3, and
Minnesota at 3:07 p.m. on February 17
and 18. The WCHA playoffs will be on February
23 and 24 (TBA). All games will be held
at the DECC.
The UMD men’s basketball team will play Minnesota State-Mankato
at 8 p.m. on February 1, Augustana College
(Alumni Day) at 3 p.m. on February 3,
Nebraska-Omaha at 8 p.m. on February 22,
and North Dakota (Senior Day) at 3 p.m. on February 24.
All games will be held in the Romano Gym.
The UMD women's basketball team will play MSU-Mankato at 6 p.m. on February
1, Augustana (Alumni Day) at 1 p.m. on February
3, Nebraska-Omaha at 6 p.m.
on February 22, and North Dakota (Senior
Day) at 1 p.m. on February 24. All games
will be played in the Romano Gym.
The UMD women's tennis team will play North Dakota at 8 a.m. on February
3, Winona State at 12 p.m. on February
3, and Nebraska-Kearney at 5 p.m. on February
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: Galileo and Cassini/Huygen: Strange Worlds of
the Outer Solar System II on January 31,
Stargazing Tonight on February 7, Arrowhead Astronomical Society Show
followed by their monthly meeting on February 14,
and The Race to Space Part I: Sputnik and the Mercury Astronauts on February
Private shows for 10 or more individuals can be scheduled by calling the
planetarium at 726-7129. E-mail: email@example.com
or see http://www.d.umn.edu/~planet.
GEOLOGY SPRING SEMINARS
All seminars begin at 4 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.
Scott Wolter, P.G., American Petrographic Services,
Minneapolis, MN will present “The Kensington Runestone: Compelling
New Evidence,” on Thursday, February 1 in Montague
Matt Kuchta, instructor, University of Minnesota
Duluth will present “Terrestrial Gastropod Response to Late Pleistocene
Climate Change: Current Research and Implications for the Future,”
on Thursday, February 8 in Montague Hall 80.
Patrice Rey, University of MN Twin Cities visiting
professor, University of Sydney, will present “Present Debates on
Archean Tectonics and Geodynamics,” on Thursday, February
15 in Montague Hall 80.
Isla Castaneda, UMD Ph.D. Candidate will present
“A 23,000-year Molecular and Isotopic Record from Lake Malawi, East
Africa: The response of terrestrial vegetation and algal ecosystem productivity
to climatic variability,” on Thursday, February 22
in Montague Hall 80.
For information contact the Department of Geological
Sciences at firstname.lastname@example.org or 726-8385.
NEW ORLEANS HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
The students and staff who spent winter break in New Orleans building
new Habitat for Humanity homes will give a photo, music and speaking presentation
from noon - 1 p.m. on Friday, February 9 in the KSC Rafters.
Hear the story of the city, the project, and the people who are committed
to rebuilding New Orleans. For more information contact email@example.com.
“CSI: Duluth...What Really Happens in a Medical Examiner’s
Office” will be held at 7:30 p.m. on February 13,
in room 142 SMed.
For more information contact Susan J. Kurki at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ITSS offers the campus community the following workshops and
For a full description of ITSS workshops including Dreamweaver, Cascading
Style Sheets, WebCT, Excel and and to register see: http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/workshop/.
For info on ITSS eClasses including Web Accessibility and Cascading Style
Sheets see http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/eclasses/.
A series called Technology on Tuesdays at Two will spotlight a variety
of technology topics. The presentations and discussions will be held on
Tuesdays at 2 p.m. in the Visualization and Digital Imaging Lab, 154 Marshall
Performing Arts Center. No registration is required. See the list of topics
For info contact Sheri Pihlaja at 726-6975.
The Instructional Development Service (IDS) offers workshops for faculty.
IDS Write Now, A Writing/Publishing Group for Faculty offers a sounding
board for ideas, and helps provide inspiration, giving the experience
and confidence needed to publish. Write Now meets on Thursdays from 3
- 4:30 p.m. in K361 on February 22,
March 22, and April
19. For more information contact, LeAnne Rutherford at
Accommodating Students with Disabilities: Basics for Advisors and New
Faculty is another program offered from noon - 1:30 p.m. on February
14 in the Garden Room.
Integrating Assessment Programs with Online Course Design will take place
from noon - 1:30 p.m. on February 16
with a live webcast in Kirby Plaza 175.
IDS also will offer a series of workshops Spring Semester especially designed
for new faculty. It is requested that those who sign up attend all six
sessions as they are designed to help participants build solid and coherent
syllabi and course curricula. The Career Faculty Series includes: Course
Management and First Day on February 9,
Backward Course Design: Using Goals to Guide Curriculum on February
23, Using Learning Modes in Developing Curriculum on
March 9, Using Active Learning Strategies
on March 30, Student, Course, and Program
Assessment on April 13, and Teaching
Assessment and Evaluation on April 27.
To register, contact Jason Ellis at email@example.com
A blood drive will be held on February 1
with Memorial Blood Centers. Call the Kirby Information Desk at 726-7163
to sign up. Check-in will be in the Bus Hub and the bloodmobile will be
parked on Kirby Drive, just outside the Griggs Center. Contact Verna Richardson
at firstname.lastname@example.org for more
HEART DISEASE PRESENTATION
University of Minnesota, Deborah E. Powell Center for Women’s Health,
is offering a presentation on heart disease prevention from 12:10 p.m.
- 1:15 p.m. on February 2 in the Twin
Cities campus and via webcast on the coordinating campuses. For more information
contact Lita Wallace at email@example.com.
The UMD Campus Women are sending out an invitation to attend Bennett’s
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Event. Brunch with coffee and dessert will
be at 12:30 p.m. and the performance goes from 2 - 4 p.m. on February
4. The event will take place at 600 East Superior Street,
Duluth. Space is limited, send in registration forms soon.
For more information contact Shelly DeCaigny at firstname.lastname@example.org
or Lita Wallace at email@example.com.
PREVENTION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT
A Sexual Harrassment Prevention workshop will be held from 10 - 11:30
a.m. on Tuesday, February 6 in the Garden
Room. Speakers will be Deborah Petersen-Perlman and Mary Cameron. For
more information and to register visit http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/diversity.html.
The UMD Career Services will host Dining For Success for students at 5
p.m. on Wednesday, February 7, at the
Kitchi Gammi Club. Experience business dining etiquette in a formal setting.
Formal business attire required. Tickets must be purchased in advance
at Career Services, 21 Solon Campus Center. Cost is $20 per student.
UMD OUT COLD WEEK
UMD Out Cold Week is February 19 - 24.
If your department is sponsoring an event that week, email Christina at firstname.lastname@example.org with your event information to be placed in future promotional items.
Mandy Carter will conduct an off campus speaking engagement, at 6 p.m.
on February 13 entitled “Religious
Right’s Anti-Gay Organizing Tactics in Black Communities.”
On Thursday, February 15, in the UMD
Kirby Ballroom at 6 p.m., presents a lecture entitled “Justice or
Just Us?”. Other smaller engagements including interviews, film
footage for archiving Mandy Carter’s vision, and other group activities
will be announced for February 14.
Faisal Alam will speak at 6 p.m. on Feburary 20
in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. The lecture is entitled “Hidden Voices:
The Lives of Queer Muslims.” He identifies as a queer Muslim activist
of Pakistani descent, and is the founder and former volunteer director
of Al-Fatiha, a U.S.-based organization dedicated to Muslims who are lesbian,
gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and questioning (LGBTIQ).
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS COUNSELOR
Barry Melcher, University of Minnesota, employee benefits counselor, will
come to UMD on Friday, February 23,
for individual consultations. He will be available to answer questions
related to retirement, phase retirement, medical/dental benefits, optional
retirement, short term/long term disability, flexible spending accounts,
life insurance, and other benefits related questions. For more information
contact Lita C. Wallace at www.d.umn.edu/umdhr.
STUDENT EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR
“Student Employee of the Year” is a contest developed by the
National Association of Student Employment Administrators (NASEA). NASEA
is a non-profit association involved with supporting and promoting student
employment. This year April 9 - 13,
has been set aside for National Student Employment Week. Nominations are
due in the Department of Human Resources, 255 Darland Administration Building,
by Thursday, February 15. For more information
contact Barbara Gundersen at email@example.com.
SPRING SEMESTER 2007 JOB FAIRS
The Environmental Internship and Career Fair will be held from 10 a.m.
- 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 6,
at the St. Paul Student Center, U of M St Paul.
The UM Job & Internship Fair will be held from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. on
Monday, February 12, at the Minneapolis
Convention Center. Pre-registration is required. A free bus will be provided
from UMD, sign up for it at UMD Career Services, 21 SCC--Registration
for the event does not guarantee a seat on the bus.
The Graduate & Professional Student Career Fair will be held from
1 - 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 22,
in the Coffman Great Hall, U of M Mpls.
The Idealist.org Non-Profit Career Fair will be held from noon - 4 p.m.
on Thursday, March 1, in the Coffman
Student Center, U of M Mpls.
The MN Education Job Fair will be held from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Monday,
April 23, at the Minneapolis Convention
Center. Pre-registration is required.
For more information, visit our website at http://careers.d.umn.edu.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry's ninth Annual Symposium
will be held on April 13 - 14, 2007.
BEAUTIFUL UMD DAY 2007
Beautiful UMD Day, a tradition since 1997, will be held on April
19. It is an annual initiative celebrating the University
of Minnesota’s natural resources, buildings, and grounds. Once again
this year, opportunities exist for volunteer activity and for groups to
organize Beautiful UMD Day projects, events, or to invite guest speakers
to campus. For more information visit the web site http://www.buday.umn.edu.
DULUTH WRITERS' WORKSHOP
Experience six days of creative writing sessions, from June 7
- 13, with award-winning, professional writers: Robert Olen Butler
(fiction), Ted Kooser (poetry), and Honor Moore (memoir and biography).
Workshop details including application may be found at www.d.umn.edu/goto/writers.
For additional information, contact Torina Stark, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Glensheen’s winter hours are from 10 a.m.
to 3 p.m. seven days a week. They are offering a Valentine's Day Dinner
on February 10 or February
14 with a tour at 6 p.m. and dinner served at 7:30 p.m..
For more information e-mail email@example.com
or call 218-726-8910.
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