Tuesday, February 13, 2007 * Volume 24, Number 9

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art EVENTS  

TWEED MUSEUM
The exhibit, Juan Logan: The Third Place Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures will continue through March 4.

Frances Myer's "Print to Video" will contine 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.

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. 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 tma@d.umn.edu, or call
726-8222.

music EVENTS

University Singers Benefit Concert will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 18.

The Ovation Guest Artist Concert series will bring the Oslo Chamber Choir at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 22.

The Winds of Change concert will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 25.

The U3 Trio Concert with faculty artists will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27.

The 34th Annual Head of the Lakes Jazz Festival combines UMD Jazz I Ensemble and guest artist drummer Peter Erskine at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.

A Mid-Winter Choral Concert highlights Norwegian choral music sung by UMD Concert Chorale, Chamber Singers, and University Singers at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 4.

A Junior High/Middle School Honor Band Concert will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7.

All events will be performed in the Weber Music Hall. For more information, call 726-8561.

theatre EVENTS

The play, Handing Down the Names, will be performed from February 14 - 17 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. All shows start at 7:30 p.m.
The play, Life is a Dream, will be performed from March 8 - 10 and 20 - 25 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center Dudley Experimental Theatre. All shows start at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 726-8561.

athletic EVENTS

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 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 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 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 MSU-Mankato at 9 a.m. on March 3, MSU-Moorhead at 1 p.m. on March 3, South Dakota at 9 a.m. on March 24, Michigan Tech at noon on March 24, and Bemidji State at noon on March 25.

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: an Arrowhead Astronomical Society Show followed by their monthly meeting on February 14, The Race to Space Part I: Sputnik and the Mercury Astronauts on February 21, Finding Your Way in the Night Sky - Planispheres, Star Charts, and free software on February 28, and Stargazing Tonight on March 7.
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.

ALWORTH BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES
A talk on Bhutan: Shangri-la in the Himalayas will be presented by Deb Shubat, UMD Department of Biology, at noon on Thursday, February 15 in the Rafters. Shubat traveled in November 2006 to experience the culture, and of course biology, of the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan. She has photos and stories to share. For info, contact Cindy M. Christian at 726-8616.

GEOLOGY SPRING SEMINARS
All seminars begin at 4 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

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.

Martin Van Kranendonk, Geological Survey of Western Australia will present “Secular tectonic evolution of Achaean Continental Crust: Interplay between Horizontal and Vertical Processes in the Formation of the Pilbara Craton, Australia,” on Monday, February 26.

John Luczaj, University of Wisconsin Green Bay will present “Regional Dolomitization and Sulfide Mineralization in Paleozoic Rocks of Eastern Wisconsin: Implications for Fluid Flow Out of the Michigan Basin,” on Friday, March 9.

For information contact the Department of Geological Sciences at geol@d.umn.edu or 726-8385.

IDS EVENTS
Accommodation Quandaries: Creating a Welcoming Climate for Students with Disabilities will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. on February 14 in the Garden Room. A light lunch will be provided.
ITSS and IDS will present a Web Conference titled Integrating Assessment Programs with Online Course Design with Rena Palloff and Keith Pratt of Crossroads Consulting Group and Fielding Graduate University from noon - 1:30 p.m. on Friday, February 16 in Kirby Plaza 173.
IDS will also offer Grading and Assessments that Reflect Student Learning from 2 - 3:30 p.m. on February 28 in Kirby Student Center 268.

For info or to register, e-mail jellis2@d.umn.edu or call 726-6355.

CLA - THIRD FRIDAYS
Mary Caprioli, Department of Political Science, will present “Aggressive States on the World Stage: Identifying the Bad Boys of the International Arena” on February 16, in the Library Rotunda from 3 - 4:30 p.m. Snacks will be served. The event is free and open to the public. For info, contact Molly Larson at mlarso10@d.umn.edu or 726-8981.

ITSS EVENTS
ITSS offers the campus community workshops and eClasses.
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/.
ITSS invites all technical computer staff and other interested parties to a meeting on computer and network security from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on February 23, in the Library, room 410. The purpose of this meeting will be to review various computer security initiatives, policies, and programs
For info contact Sheri Pihlaja at 726-6975.

RACIAL OPPRESSION WORKSHOP
Kenneth V. Hardy will present a workshop entitled, “Invisible Wounds of Oppression: Healing Our Clients, Healing Ourselves,” from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 5 in the Weber Music Hall. Hardy is a professor of family therapy at Syracuse University, and the former director of the Center for Children, Families, and Trauma of the Ackerman Institute in New York. He presents workshops and provides consultations nationally and internationally on issues of diversity, multiculturalism, and cultural competency.
The workshop will examine racial oppression and its impact. It will explore the ways which therapy and other human service work potentially replicate acts of oppression for clients whose life experiences have been maligned by prejudice and discrimination.
Advanced registration is required. To register, call 218-726-7854 or email Patty Samberg at psamberg@d.umn.edu. Hardy’s visit to UMD is being funded by a Chancellor’s Diversity Grant submitted by the Department of Social Work and its UMD Center for Regional & Tribal Child Welfare Studies.

special EVENTS

MULTICULTURAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Mandy Carter is an “out” black lesbian social justice activist from the south. A reception with Mandy Carter will be held from, 2 - 4 p.m., on February 14, in the UMD Multicultural Center. For info call Angie Nichols: 726-7300.
Mandy Carter will give her speech “Justice or Just Us?” at 6 p.m. on February 15, in the UMD Kirby Ballroom.
Two films: “Imitation of Life” and “Blazing Saddles,” will be shown on February 15 at noon in KSC 237.
A soul food dinner will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 17, in the Kirby Ballroom. For more information contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444 or Shaniqua Singleton at 726-8115. Tickets will be on sale through February 16 in front of the UMD Bookstore.
Faisal Alam, Queer and Muslim speaker from Pakistan will speak on “Hidden Voices: The Lives of Queer Muslims,” at 6 p.m. on February 20, in the Kirby Ballroom.
The film “Bringing The Truth to Light: A Community Forum on Racism Today,” will be shown at 11:30 a.m. on February 22, in the Rafters.
The film “Race the Power of Illusion” will be shown at noon on February 28, in KSC 237.

VALENTINE'S
University Singers are offering singing Valentines. The prices are $5 for one song, $8 for two songs. Delivery will be on Wednesday, February 14. Place your order by visiting the University Singers table located in front of the Tweed Museum of Art.

UMD OUT COLD WEEK
UMD Out Cold Week is February 19 - 24.
If your department is sponsoring an event that week, email Christina at cgeissle@d.umn.edu with your event information to be placed in future promotional items.

SPRING STUDY ABROAD
The UMD International Education Office is holding a Spring Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, February 22 in the area in front of Campus Books. Students, faculty and staff are invited to stop by to learn more about the study abroad programs UMD offers and those offered by other institutions. For info, contact Carol Threinen at 726-6274.

CAREER FAIRS
The Graduate and Professional Student Career Fair will be held from 1 - 4 p.m. on Thursday, February 22 and the Idealist.org Non-Profit Career Fair will be held from noon - 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, both at the Coffman Memorial Union, U of M Minneapolis. The career fairs are free. For more information, contact Becky Kavajecz at rkavajec@d.umn.edu or 726-8372.

FEAST OF NATIONS
The UMD International Club will present the 39th annual Feast of Nations with food and entertainment from around the world, at 5:30 p.m. on February 24 in Kirby Ballroom. Ticket will be sold in the Kirby hallway across from the Bookstore Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until sold out. For more information contact Karin Robbins, at 726- 8962, or e-mail krobbin1@d.umn.edu.

MN ACE NETWORK

The NE Minnesota ACE Network mini conference will be held at the Kitchi Gammi Club from 11:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, April 20.
MN ACE Network is “Dedicated to supporting women in all areas of higher education, the Minnesota ACE Network represents women in, or aspiring to, leadership positions in higher education.” To find out more, go to http://www.minnesotaacenetwork.org/ or contact Deborah Petersen-Perlman at dpeters1@d.umn.edu.

glensheen EVENTS

Glensheen’s winter hours are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.They are offering a Valentine's Day Dinner on February 14 with a tour at 6 p.m. and dinner served at 7:30 p.m.. For more information e-mail glen@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-8910.

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