Tuesday, September 4, 2007 * Volume 25, Number 1

home link
events heading
art events link
music events link
theatre events link
lectures workshops link
special events
glensheen events link

administration news link
faculty staff news heading
academic dept faculty news
nrri link
sea grant link
medical school link
pharmacy link
art EVENTS  


“Across Space and Time: Portrait Feature,” selections from the permanent collection, will be on display through December 22.

“Black, White and Red – All Over,” illustrations from the permanent collection, will be on display through October 21.
“Unsoiled,” a display of narrative ceramics, will be on display through November 11. This exhibition presents 11 ceramic artists from the U.S., Canada and England who combine narrative imagery with traditional ceramic forms.

"Archetypes and Armatures: Sculpture and Drawings," by John Orth will be on display through November 18.
For Tweed Museum information go to www.d.umn.edu/tma, contact tma@d.umn.edu, or call 726-8222.

The exhibition, “Bill Shipley: A Retrospective View, Portrait, Identity, Culture,” will be in display through October 28. An opening reception will be held from 2 - 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 23.

Art and Design Lecture Series
The Art + Design Lecture Series is a joint venture of the Department of Art + Design and the Tweed Museum of Art bringing artists and designers to UMD to speak about their work and experience. Events are held in the Tweed Lecture Gallery. John Orth, sculptor and artist, will speak at 6 p.m. on October 2. Bill Thorburn, designer, Carmichael Lynch Thorburn, will speak at 6 p.m. on October 16. Joan Caballero, appraiser of Native American arts, will speak at 6 p.m. on October 23.

UMD Senior Student Shows will be featured throughout the year including: Annie Haubenhofer, Erin Kerr, and Josh Berndt from September 4-9; Kelly Gunnelson and Chelsey Jameson from September 11-16; Kelsey Vonderhaar, Angie Norvitch, and Taylor Schmisek from September 18-23; Paul Nelson and Ben Dunbar from September 25-30; Sarah Fuller, Lars Anderson, and Rachel Novek from October 2-7; Tyne Lunden, Jordee Reimer, and Danielle Hasbrouck from October 9-14; Chelsey Dietz and Emily Gannon-Walker from October 16-21; Megan Tengwall and Ginny Maki from October 23-28; Jodi Ponsness, Sophie Karakatsoulis, and Justin Cameron from October 30-November 4. The opening receptions will be on Tuesdays at 4 p.m.

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


A Faculty Artist Recital with Jefferson Campbell, bassoon and Justin Rubin, organ will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 23 at St. James Catholic Church, 721 N. 57th Ave. W.
The Sixth Annual Weber Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 27 in the Weber Music Hall.
For more information, call 726-8561.

theatre EVENTS

The satirical musical comedy, Urinetown will be performed from October 18-21 and 24-27 at the Marshall Performing Arts Center Mainstage Theatre. Urinetown pokes fun at local government, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, and petty-minded, small-town politics. For more information, call 726-8561.

athletic EVENTS

The UMD Football team will play Missouri Western State at 6 p.m. on September 8, South Dakota at 6 p.m. on September 15, and Western Washington at 1 p.m. on September 29. In October, they will play MSU-Mankato at 1 p.m. on October 13 and North Dakota at 1 p.m. on October 27. All games will be played in Malosky Stadium.

The UMD Men’s Hockey team will play Lake Superior State at 7:07 p.m. on October 12, Northern Michigan at 7:07 p.m. on October 13, and St. Cloud State at 7:07 p.m. on October 19 and 20. All games will be played at the DECC.

The UMD Women’s Hockey team will play Bemidji State at 3:37 p.m. on October 13 and 3:07 on October 14, and Mercyhurst at 3:37 p.m. on October 20 and 3:07 on October 21. All games will be played at the DECC.

The UMD Men’s and Women’s Cross Country team will compete in the UMD Campus Quest III (8K) on the UMD Campus on September 8 and the North Central Conference Championships (8K) in Duluth on October 20.

The volleyball team will play Michigan Tech at 7 p.m. on September 6, Lake Superior State at 11 a.m. on September 7; Ferris State at 7 p.m. on September 7, West Texas A&M at 4:30 p.m. on September 8, Nebraska-Omaha at 7 p.m. on September 14, North Dakota at 4 p.m. on September 15, and Augustana at 7 p.m. on September 21. In October they will play MSU-Mankato at 7 p.m. on October 12, St. Cloud State at 4 p.m. on October 13, Bemidji State at 7 p.m. on October 23, and Concordia-St. Paul at 7 p.m. on October 30. The games will be held in the Romano Gym.

The UMD Soccer team will play Bemidji State at 7 p.m. on September 10, Nebraska-Omaha at 1 p.m. on September 15, and North Dakota at 1 p.m. on September 16. In October, they will play MSU-Mankato at 6 p.m. on October 5, Augustana at 1 p.m. on October 7, South Dakota at 6 p.m. on October 12, Northern Michigan at 1 p.m. on October 14, and St. Cloud State at p.m. on October 19. All games are played in Malosky Stadium.

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

EVENTS, lectures, workshops

Planetarium shows will be held in the MWA Planetarium at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. For more information call 218-726-7129.

The big “lakers” and “salties” glide by on Lake Superior, but what’s in them and how do their cargoes impact our region? Minnesota Sea Grant’s maritime extension educator, Dale Bergeron, will discuss Great Lakes shipping from 7 - 8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 5, at Amazing Grace Café, 394 S Lake Ave., Duluth. This free discussion will focus on the people, products and stowaways floating in and out of the Great Lakes. To preview the discussions, visit www.seagrant.umn.edu/news/aas.

Michael S. Berman will give the first Chancellor’s Sieur du Luth lecture, “National Conventions and Their Role in Presidential Campaign Civility,” on Friday, September 14 at 1 p.m. in UMD’s Kirby Ballroom. Also, the Michael S. Berman Political Collection exhibition will open on the Fourth Floor of the UMD library that day. Berman served as counsel and deputy chief of staff to Vice President Walter Mondale and has played an active role in every presidential campaign since 1964. He is now president and one of the founders of The Duberstein Group, a government affairs consulting group. The Berman Collection is a compilation of over 1,000 artifacts including photographs, political convention publications, bumper stickers, campaign buttons, posters, jewelry, and other items. Over 50 items will be on display in the first exhibition.

For thousands of years, American Indian cultures nourished respectful and courageous children without employing punitive discipline. UMD’s Education Department presents Martin Brokenleg, who will share recent youth development research about raising confident, caring children. The workshop will be held on Friday, September 14. Brokenleg is currently the director of Native Ministries and a professor of First Nations Theology at the Vancover School of Theology. For information contact Cindy Gustafson, 726-8378.

A lecture entitled, “The Changing Balance of Power in the Middle East: The Impact of the War in Iraq” will be
presented by Marina S. Ottaway, Middle East Program Director, Carnegie Endowment for Peace, Washington, D.C. at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26 in Chemistry 200.
Ottaway specializes in democracy and post-conflict reconstruction issues, with special focus on problems of political transformation in the Middle East and reconstruction in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Balkans, and African countries. Her lecture will focus on the Middle-East and regional consequences stemming from the war in Iraq, particularly with respect to the impact on democratization in the Arab World.
For more information about this Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Memorial Lecture contact alworth@d.umn.edu or 726-7493.

special EVENTS

The 13th Annual “UMD Bulldog Bash” Welcome Week continues through September 8 with campus events ranging from music events, scavenger hunts and cookouts. For a complete schedule of events, see

The University for Seniors will host their 19th annual Fall Convocation on Saturday, September 8, beginning with a reception at 9 a.m., in Bohannon Hall 90. The program begins at 10 a.m. with a program entitled “The Wilderness World of Sigurd Olson,” presented by Northland College’s Department of Environmental Education. The presentation is free and open to the public. A luncheon will follow. The cost of the luncheon is $8 advanced reservations and payment is required. The fall term begins on Monday, September 24. For information, call 726-7637 or 726-7515.

UMD will host the System-wide GLBTA Summit, a two-day gathering of students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members from UM campuses (Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester and Twin Cities) to discuss improving campus climate for GLBTA communities. The free event will be held Sunday, September 23 and Monday, September 24. Registration and schedule of meetings/events is online and free at this website: http://www.glbta.umn.edu/summit/. Contact Angie Nichols at anichols@d.umn.edu for more information.

The Farmers Market at UMD is open between 2 and 4:30 p.m. outside the Kirby Bus Hub on Wednesdays until September 26.

As part of the Wellness Program, UMD is sponsoring the HeartWalk of the American Heart Association on Saturday, September 29. For more information or to join a team, go to http://www.heartwalk.kintera.org/duluthmn.

Health, Wellness and Safety Awareness Fair is scheduled on Thursday, November 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Kirby Ballroom. For information, call 726-7822.

glensheen EVENTS
Glensheen’s hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through October 21.
For more information e-mail glen@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-8910.

Campus News --- This issue

Faculty/Staff News --- This issue

Currents Schedule

Subscribe for an E-mail notice of each Currents issue: instructions

There are many ways to get publicity for your UMD events: Currents faculty-staff newsletter, the WEB Calendar of Events, Business Announce E-mail, Department Web pages, News Releases, the UMD Home Page, advertisements, producing brochures, and advertising in the Statesman student newspaper. Information and policies can be found at http://www.d.umn.edu/publications/publicizingevents.html.

To submit material to CURRENTS, email currents@d.umn.edu.
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Comments to: creitan@d.umn.edu
Copyright: 2006-2007 University of Minnesota Duluth
Last Modified: April-2007
Page URL: http://www.d.umn.edu/currents
Page Coordinator: University Relations

Return to UMD Home Page.