Tuesday, September 18, 2007 * Volume 25, Number 2

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art EVENTS  

TWEED MUSEUM

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

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.

“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.

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: 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.

musicEVENTS

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 features selections from Randall Thompson’s Frostiana with chorus and orchestra, a UMD Jazz Faculty performance, and the original Paul Whiteman arrangement of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue for winds and solo piano featuring Thomas Wegren. It 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

URINETOWN ON STAGE
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

FOOTBALL
The UMD Football team will play 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.

MEN'S HOCKEY
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.

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

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

VOLLEYBALL
The volleyball team will play 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.

SOCCER
The UMD Soccer team 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 6 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 WEDNESDAYS
The M.W. Alworth Planetarium is offering free, public shows every Wednesday at 7 p.m. Upcoming shows include: Cosmic Catastrophes on September 19 and Trans-Neptunian Objects on September 26. For more information call 726-7129.

ALWORTH BROWN BAG LUNCHES
Events are held at noon in the Library Rotunda unless otherwise stated.

Eileen Zietz will speak on “Argentina & Uruguay: Twenty-some Years After a Return to Democracy,” on September 20.

Pauline Nuhring, Continuing Education, will speak on “History and Significance of Sacred Sights in Ireland,” on September 27.

Paula J. Pedersen will speak on “Pedagogy and Research in Study in England - One Faculty Member’s Story,” on October 4.

Njoki Kamau, Women Studies Department Head, will speak on “Impact of Water Diversion on Women & Men in Central Kenya: Stories and Pictures From the Field” on October 11.

Howard Mooers, will speak on “Eldur og Is, Fire and Ice:Geology and Culture of Iceland” on October 18.

William O. Henderson, Alworth Institute Director, will speak on “Edinburgh in the Age of Enlightenment” on November 1.

Lydia Lopez will speak on “Sewing Seeds of Resistance: Colombia Flower Unions, U.S. Policy and the Struggle for Dignity” on November 8.

Zhuangyi Liu will speak on “China Perspective: UMD’s Study Chinese Language in China Program” on November 15.

Ron Marchese will speak on “More than a Famous Battle: Archaeological Investigations at the Ancient Town of Plataiai, Greece” on December 6 in the Kirby Rafters.

For more information visit www.alworth.org.

IDS EVENTS
Keeping Your Ear to the Ground: Formative Assessment of Teaching and Learning will be held from 2:30 - 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 20 in KSC 268.

Write Now, a group supporting faculty who are writing for tenure and/or promotion, will resume from 2:30 - 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26, in KSC 351. The first meeting will focus on giving and getting useful feedback as well as determining the path the group will take in three subsequent meetings.

Contact LeAne Rutherford at lrutherf@d.umn.edu to register.

ALWORTH INSTITUTE LECTURES
Marina S. Ottaway, Middle East Program Director, Carnegie Endowment for Peace, Washington, D.C. will speak on “The Changing Balance of Power in the Middle East: The Impact of the War in Iraq” 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.

Leenco Lata will speak on “Horn of Africa” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10 in the Library Rotunda.

Adrian Leftwich, Politics Department, University of York (UK) will speak on “Governments and Poverty” at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 22 in the Library Rotunda.

Scott Laderman will speak on “Tourism and Memory in Vietnam,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14 in the Library Rotunda.

William Henderson will speak on “Glasgow: From Medieval to Post-Modern City” at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, November 30, at the St. Andrew’s Night Diner at the Alworth.

For more information visit www.alworth.org.

GEOLOGY FALL SEMINARS
Seminars begin at 3:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

Edward Brook, Oregon State University, Department of Geosciences, Corvallis, OR will present “Millennial scale variations in greenhouse gases during the last glacial period,” on Thursday, September 27 in KPlz 312.

Sergei Katsev, Large Lakes Observatory, Department of Physics, Duluth, MN will present “Early diagenesis of aquatic sediments: The mud tales,” on Thursday, October 4 in KPlz 312.

Dyanna Czeck, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Department of Geosciences will present “Strain and structural analysis of the Archean Seine River Conglomerate, Rainy Lake region, Ontario,” on Thursday, October 11 in KPlz 312.

George Hudak, University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh, Department of Geology will present “Field, Petrographic and Lithogeochemical Studies of the Ely Greenstone Formation between Tower, MN and Ely, MN: Modifying Old “Ideas about Volcanic Environments and Associated Mineralization based on Recent Geological Studies,” on Thursday, October 18 in KPlz 312.

David Montgomery, University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, Seattle, Washington will present “Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations,” on Thursday, October 25 in KPlz 312.

Sally Goodman, Emerald Erickson, Susie Karberg – graduate students, UMD, Department of Geological Sciences will present “Report from Fellows on the new GK-12 NSF Grant,” on Thursday, November 8 in KPlz 312.

Joshua Feinberg, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Department of Geology and Geophysics will present “Single Crystal Paleomagnetism: A New Approach to Measuring the Ancient Magnetic Field of the Earth and Solar System,” on Thursday, November 15 in KPlz 312.

Write to geol@d.umn.edu for more information.

ITSS TECHNOLOGY SEMINARS
ITSS Technology Seminars will be at 1 p.m. on Mondays and 3 p.m. on Thursdays in the Viz Lab MPAC 154.

On September 24 and 27 Josh Richard will present “Understanding the Campus Network.”

On October 1 and 4 Frank Simmons will present “Microsoft Vista.”

On October 8 and 11 Bruce Reeves will present “Netfiles.”

On October 15 and 18 Chuck Bosell will present “MyCallPilot.”

On October 22 and 25 Debbie Wing will present “Data Warehouse/UMReports.”

On October 29 and November 1 Bruce Reeves will present “UMConnect (Breeze).”

For info, contact Lisa Fitzpatrick at 726-8671.

CLA RESEARCH THURSDAYS
Paul Cannan, Department of English, will present “Shakespeare’s Poems in the Context of his Plays: Bernard Lintott’s and Charles Gildon’s Supplementary Volumes to “The Works of Mr. William Shakespear” (1709)” from 3:15 - 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, in the Library Rotunda. Time will be available for questions and comments. This event is free and open to the public.
For more information contact Jerry Pepper at 726-7274.

HIPAA / FERPA WORKSHOP
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) workshop will be held from 9 - 11:30 a.m. on Friday, October 12 in Kirby Ballroom B. For more information contact Judith S. Karon at 726-6326.

IDS EARLY CAREER FACULTY SESSIONS
Instructional Development Service (IDS) will be offering a series of sessions this fall semester especially designed for new faculty. All sessions are from noon to 2 p.m. on Fridays.

Starting Out on the Right Foot will be held on September 28 in Kirby Student Center 323.

Backward Design will be held on October 12 in Kirby Student Center 333.

Learning Styles and Course Design will be held on November 2 in Kirby Student Center 333.

Student Assessment will be held on November 16 in Kirby Student Center 323.

Active Learning Strategies will be held on November 30 in Kirby Student Center 333.

Teaching Assessment will be held on December 14 in Kirby Student Center 333.

To register, contact Shelley Smith at ssmith3@d.umn.edu or 726-7715.

special EVENTS

FALL MULTI-CULTURAL EVENTS
"Meet the Duluth Mayoral Candidates," will be held at noon on Wednesday, September 19, in KSC 355-57. It is sponsored by the Women’s Resource and Action Center and the Department of Women’s Studies.

Orientation for new/returning GLBTA students, will be held from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, in Kirby 268 in Multicultural Center. It is sponsored by Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Services.

The film, The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo, (90 min.), will be shown from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Monday, September 24, in KSC273. It is sponsored by Hispanic/Latino/Chicana Learning Resource Center.

A Disability Film Series film King Gimp and a discussion, will be held from 3:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3, in K273B. It is sponsored by Access for All.

A Back 2 School Dance will be held from 9 p.m. - midnight on Saturday, October 6, in the Kirby Ballroom. It is sponsored by Asian Pacific/Islander American Association, Black Student Association, and Latino/Chicana Student Association.

Women’s Music Week presents Ellis on Monday, October 8, in the Rafters. It is sponsored by Kirby Program Board and Women’s Resource Action Center.

Come Out Cookout, a Queer Alliance Student Union fundraising sale of hotdogs, hamburgers, chips and pop, will be held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, on Kirby Terrace. It is sponsored by Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Services.

Can I Kiss You? Dating, Respect, and Communication with Mike Domitrz, will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10, in Kirby Ballroom. It is sponsored by UMD Housing and Women’s Resource Action Center.

A Hate Crimes Vigil will be held from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. on Friday, October 12, in Kirby Lounge. It is sponsored by Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Services.

The film, Al Otro Lado/The Other Side, by Adrian Alonso, (90 min.), will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Monday, October 15, in KSC 273. It is sponsored by the Hispanic/Latino/Chicana Learning Resource Center.

A Brown Bag Lunch with speaker Ed Heisler from Safe Haven Shelter will be held at noon on Wednesday, October 17, in KSC 268. It is sponsored by Women’s Resource Action Center and the Department of Women’s Studies.

The film Hilary & Jackie, will be held from 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, in K273B. It is sponsored by Access for All.

A Fall Drag Show, will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, in UMD Kirby Ballroom. It is sponsored by Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Services.

An interpreted performance of Urinetown will be held at 2 p.m on Sunday, October 21, in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. It is sponsored by Disability Services & Resources and the Department of Theatre.

“El Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Exhibition Display” will be held from Oct. 22 - Nov. 4 in the UMD Multicultural Center KSC 270. The Day of the Dead is a tradition which dates back to the Aztecs civilization. The Aztecs believe that the soul of the dead returns home to the world of the living.

A workshop “A New Paradigm of Disability and Identity” will be held from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, in KSC 268. It is sponsored by Disability Services and Resources and Cognitive Disability Services

A Domestic Violence Awareness Month Candlelight Vigil will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, at the Duluth Family YMCA, 302 W. 1st St. in Duluth. It is sponsored by Women’s Resource Action Center and other Duluth community organizations.

“The Politics of Immigration Today: Addressing Root Causes with Flor Crisostomo and the Mexico Solidarity Network, will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, in the Kirby Ballroom. It is sponsored by Hispanic/Latino/Chicana Learning Resource Center, Latino/Chicana Student Association and Women’s Resource and Action Center.

The workshop “Social Identity Profiles and Fluidity” with Angie Nichols, director, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Services will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 25 in KSC 268.

A Public Forum: American Sign Language at UMD, will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 25, in Kirby Ballroom. It is sponsored by Access for All.

“Past, Present and Future of Latinos in Minnesota” with Susana Pelayo-Woodward, director, Hispanic/Latino/Chicana Learning Resource Center, will be held from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. on Monday, October 29, in KSC 268

A Halloween movie will be held from noon - 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31, in the KSC 273 Multimedia room. It is sponsored by Black Student Association.

FALL FEAST
UMD American Indian Related Programs will hold the Fall Feast from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 20 in the Kirby Ballroom on the third floor of KSC. Jeff Savage will present “Where Two Cultures Meet On The Water.” For more information contact Lea M. Carr at 726-6976.

STUDY ABROAD FAIR
Stop by the Study Abroad Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, September 20 in the Kirby Student Center. All UMD programs will be represented with numerous outside program providers also in attendance. Meet with program staff, ask questions, learn about financial aid, credit transfer and more. See the website at http://www.d.umn.edu/ieo for more information.

JOB AND INTERNSHIP FAIR
The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26 in the Continuing Education and Conference Center at the U of M St. Paul Campus.
For more information visit http://www.stpaulcareers.umn.edu/index/careerfair.html.

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

UMD COACHES RADIO LUNCH
Live radio shows featuring UMD’s head Football coach Bubba Schweigert and head Hockey coach Scott Sandelin will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on selected Fridays at Grandma’s Sports Garden. A live radio broadcast will be held with question and answer sessions. Game of the week strategies will also be discussed by UMD and opposing coaches. There will be ticket giveaways, door prizes, and an all-you-can-eat Bulldog buffet for purchase.

Football coach Bubba Schweigert will be at Grandma’s on Friday, September 28 and October 12 & 26. Hockey coach Scott Sandelin will be at Grandma’s on Friday, October 12 & 19, November 16, December 7 & 14, January 4, 11, & 18, and February 22 & 29. For more information contact Mark Rudolph at 726-8483.

UMD HOMECOMING 2007
A UMD Coaches Luncheon, featuring Head Football Coach Bubba Schweigert will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, September 28 at Grandma’s Sports Garden with an all-you-can-eat buffet for purchase.

The UMD Class of 1957 will celebrate their 50th Reunion during UMD Homecoming. Friday plans include a 50th Reunion Dinner at 5 p.m. on Friday, September 28 at the Kitchi Gammi Club.

A UMD Homecoming Bonfire at Fitger’s Courtyard will be held from 8 p.m.-10 p.m. on Friday, September 28. There will be free buses for students leaving the UMD Bus Hub at 7:30 p.m. and returning to UMD at 10 p.m. There will be free root beer kegs, snacks, and give-a-ways. This event is for students, faculty, staff, and alumni. If it is raining – the event will be cancelled and not rescheduled.

The Annual 5K Homecoming Trail Run at Bagley Nature Area will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 29. The cost for UMD Students is $7 and $12 for others. Register by 2 p.m. September 21 to guarantee a t-shirt. Contact Rec Sports at 726-7128. Race day registration is welcome at Bagley.

Saturday, September 29 activities for alumni include a 50th Reunion Brunch at 9 a.m. in the UMD Garden Room followed by a UMD Campus Tour at 10:30 a.m.

Everyone is invited to a Tailgating Party at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 29 in the Gold Lot in front of the Football Field. Alumni, faculty, staff, and students are welcome.

The UMD Football team will play Western Washington at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 29.

This Homecoming marks 75 years of UMD Football and the UMD Marching Band will debut at half-time for the first time in 18 years.

The UMD Young Alum “Kick-Off” Happy Hour will take place from 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 29 at Grandma’s Sports Garden.

For more information contact Christina at cgeissle@d.umn.edu.

HEARTWALK
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.

WELLNESS FAIR
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.

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