Tuesday, October 2, 2007 * Volume 25, Number 3

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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.

“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: 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

Ovation Guest Artist Series Concert: The Quartetto Gelato will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 25, in the Weber Music Hall.

A Senior High School Honors Orchestra Concert will be presented at 4 p.m. on Friday, October 26, in the Weber Music Hall.

The Fall Choral Concert will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, in the Weber Music Hall.

The Senior High School Honor Choir Festival Concert will be held at 4:30 p.m. on
Monday, October 29, in the Weber Music Hall.

The Jazz Scholarship Benefit Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30, in the Marshal Performing Arts Center. For 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 information, call 726-8561.

athletic EVENTS

FOOTBALL
The UMD Football team 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, St. Cloud State at 7:07 p.m. on October 19 and 20, and Michigan Tech at 7:37 p.m. on November 16 and 7:07 p.m. on November 17. 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, Mercyhurst at 3:37 p.m. on October 20 and 3:07 p.m. on October 21, Minnesota at 3:37 p.m. on November 17 and 3:07 p.m. on November 18, and MSU-Mankato at 7:07 p.m. on November 23 and 24 . 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, Concordia-St. Paul at 7 p.m. on October 30, and South Dakota at 4 p.m. on November 10. 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 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: Stargazing Tonight on October 3 and an Arrowhead Astronomical Society presentation on October 10. For information call 218-726-7129.

ASK A SCIENTIST
Nigel Wattrus, associate professor of geological sciences on staff at the Large Lakes Observatory at UMD will discuss what high-tech tools are revealing about the history of Lake Superior from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 2 at the Blue Water Café, 20 W Wisconsin Street, Grand Marais, MN, and from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m on Wednesday, October 3 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.

A CONVERSTATION WITH SHAKTI BUTLER
Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible will be presented from 4 p.m.- 6 p.m. on Monday, October 8 in Kirby Ballroom B. This session is open to all students, faculty, staff and administration. Clips from Butler’s film Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible will be used as a catalyst for an interactive lecture and discussion. For informtaion contact Dorothy M. Olson at 726-6350.

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

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 information visit www.alworth.org.

ALWORTH INSTITUTE LECTURES
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 information visit www.alworth.org.

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

Sergei Katsev, Large Lakes Observatory, 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 information.

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

On October
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.

HIPAA / FERPA WORKSHOP
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) workshops will be held from 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. on Friday, October 12 in Kirby Ballroom B. For information contact Judith S. Karon at 726-6326. To register visit http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/regprofessional.htm.

VIZ LAB PRESENTATIONS
Summer Grant research presentations will be held in the Viz Lab, 154 MPAC. All presentations are held at noon.

On Wednesday, October 10 Justin Rubin will present, “Virtual Instrument Sequencing” and Terence Hams and Tim Craig, will present “Modeling of Avian Foraging on Goldenrod galls.”

On Tuesday, October 16 Janice Kmetz will present, “No Loser, No Weeper” and Tory Olson and Donn Branstrator, will present “Comparing invasive and native zooplankton using grayscale technology.”

On Tuesday, October 30 Rob Wittig will present, “Weblogs and Podcasting to Support International Collaboration” and Doug Dunham will present, “Hyperbolic geometry program.”

On Wednesday, October 31 Joellyn Rock will present, “The Making of a Mockumentary.”

On Wednesday, November 7 Jean “Rudy” Perrault will present, “Restoring Hope: a multimedia presentation of the people of Haiti.”

For infotmation contact Lisa Fitzpatrick at 726-8093.

AHCD GRADUATE RESEARCH SEMINAR
Paul Mills, professor in Residence, Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego will present on the topic of Inflammation and Stress in Hypertension and Heart Failure at noon on Monday, October 15, in SMed 130. For information call Joan Olson at 726-6354. For the complete 2007-08 schedule and more information on this speaker, visit http://www.ahc.umn.edu/duluth/Seminar/0708_Seminars.html.

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

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.


IDS EVENTS
The following are upcoming IDS workshops.

Preparing Students for a Globalized World: Integrating International/Intercultural Content into Your Courses will be held from 2 - 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10 in KSC 268.

Universal Design: Making Small Changes that Yield Big Differences will be held from 2 - 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17 in KSC 355-357. IDS teams up with Disability Services and Resources and ITSS to bring a process, a set of guidelines, and strategies that can easily be applied to making the classroom environment welcoming, accessible, and usable by everyone.

Velcro Teaching: Making Learning Stick will be presented by LeAne Rutherford from 2 - 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6 in KSC 268. This workshop will assist in overcoming the Curse of Knowledge. Learn how to cast a spell over students that will make the abstract and theoretical come alive in their minds.

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

special EVENTS

FALL MULTI-CULTURAL EVENTS

The film, The Willmar 8, will be shown at noon on Wednesday, October 3, in the KSC 273. It is sponsored by Women’s Resource Action Center and Women’s Studies Department at 726-8444.

A Disability Film Series film King Gimp and a discussion, will be held from 3:30 - 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.

The Brown Bag lunch: “Impact of Water Diversion on Women & Men in Central Kenya: Stories and Pictures from the Field” by Njoki Kamau will be held at noon on Thursday, October 11, in the Library Rotunda. It is sponsored by the Alworth Institute of International Studies. For information visit www.alworth.org.

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.

“Clothesline Project”, will be held every day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Kirby tables in front of the UMD Bookstore from Monday October 22 - 26. It is sponsored by the Women’s Resource and Action Center at 726-8444.

“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 who believed 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.

“Native American Women and Spirituality” will be held at noon on Wednesday, October 31, in KSC 268. Sponsored by Women’s Resource Action Center and Women’s Studies Department at 726-8444.

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.

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 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 information contact Mark Rudolph at 726-8483.

AMERICAN INDIANS IN MN SERIES
The first event in the 07 - 08 series is “Human Rights Issues and the American Indian Community,” presented by Jim Northrup, writer and activist, Robert Powless, professor emeritus, American Indian Studies, and Linda Grover, chair, American Indian Studies, at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 15, in the Kirby Rafters. This event is presented by the Center for Genocide, Holocaust, and Human Rights Studies.

Karen Diver, will speak at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 5, in the Kirby Ballroom. Diver is Chair of the Fond du Lac Band of Minnesota Chippewa tribe and has long been dedicated to the interests of Minnesota’s Indian community. She was a founding member of American Indian Community Housing Organization.

The series will continue in Spring 2008 with author David Treuer at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 31 in the Kirby Ballroom, authors Heid E. Erdrich and Lise Erdrich at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 14 in the Kirby Ballroom, and musician Paul LaRoche at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 3 (tentative), in the Kirby Ballroom. For information contact the American Indian Learning Resource Center at 726-6379 or see http://www.d.umn.edu/unirel/homepage/07/amindmn.html.

TRICIA DOWNING: WHEELCHAIR ATHLETE
“Tricia Downing on Leadership and Courage: Perspectives from a Wheelchair athlete” will be held at noon on Friday, October 5, in the Library Rotunda. Tricia Downing is a wheelchair athlete who, through stories of her experience, will inspire a broad audience. Tricia is only the second women wheelchair athlete to qualify and compete in the Hawaii Ironman. Tricia was the Challenged Athletes Foundation 2006 Challenged Athlete of the Year and has competed in over 50 marathons and triathlons as a wheelchair athlete. The event is sponsored by Commission on Women and Rec Sports. For information contact Stacey Stark at slstark@d.umn.edu.

GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL DAY
Representatives from graduate and professional schools nationwide will be on campus to answer questions and provide information from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9 in the Kirby Ballroom. For information visit http://careers.d.umn.edu/events/gpday07.html.

RETURNING TROOPS WORKSHOP
The Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Supporting the Families of Returning Troops workshop will be held from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on October 5, in the Kirby Rafters. This event is sponsored by the Department of Psychology UMD and Veterans Administrations. For information visit http://www.d.umn.edu/psy/community/index.html.

SOCIAL WORK OPEN HOUSE
The Department of Social Work invites anyone interested in finding out more about the UMD Master of Social Work program to an informational open house which will be held from 4 - 6 p.m. Monday, November 12 in the Department of Social Work located in 220 Bohannon Hall. Refreshments will be provided. If interested in a MSW but are unable to attend the open house, contact Sandy Maturi at 726-8497.

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 information e-mail glen@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-8910.

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