Tuesday, October 16, 2007 * Volume 25, Number 4

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art EVENTS  

TWEED MUSEUM

Public Appraisals of Fine Native American Art by Joan Caballero, appraiser and broker, will take place from noon to 4 p.m. on October 23 in the Tweed Museum of Art.

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.

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

The “Turkish American Alliance” exhibition will be on display from October 30 through December 30.

“Portrait, Identity, Culture: Across Time, Space and Meaning,” selections from the permanent collection, will be on display through March 4.

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. Events are held in the Tweed Lecture Gallery. 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: Chelsey Dietz and Emily Gannon-Walker from October 16-21; Megan Tengwall and Ginny Maki from October 23-28; and 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. When a full-price ticket from the October 25 performance is purchased, another ticket will be given for free. For information, call 726-8561.

athletic EVENTS

FOOTBALL
The UMD Football team will play 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 St. Cloud State at 7:07 p.m. on October 19 and 20, Michigan Tech at 7:37 p.m. on November 16 and 7:07 p.m. on November 17, and Alaska Anchorage at 7:07 on December 7 and 8. All games will be played at the DECC.

WOMEN'S HOCKEY
The UMD Women’s Hockey team will play 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, MSU-Mankato at 7:07 p.m. on November 23 and 24, and Ohio State at 3:37 p.m. on December 8 and at 3:07 p.m. on December 9. 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 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 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: Astronomical Myths and Legends on October 17 and Astronomical Superstitions Part I on October 24. For information call 218-726-7129.

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

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 information contact Lisa Fitzpatrick at 726-8093.

IDS EVENTS
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.

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

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.

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

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 or call 726-7493.

UNITED NATIONS EVENTS
Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Institute for International Studies presents two United Nations (UN) events.

“Politics and World Poverty” with Adrian Leftwich will be presented at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 22 in the Library Fourth Floor Rotunda. Leftwich is a professor in the University of York, England, Politics Department. His talk will explore how institutions and politics are central factors in explaining why poverty remains so widespread. Leftwich’s lecture addresses the UN Millennium Development Goal to eradicate extreme hunger and poverty. A reception follows the lecture.

On United Nations Day, Wednesday, October 24, several events will be held. An information table with literature about the United Nations and a DVD explaining the work of the UN will be set up in front of the UMD Bookstore from 9:30 to 3:30 p.m. A forum of local experts speaking about different aspects of the UN’s work will be held in the Kirby Student Lounge from 10:30 a.m. - noon. Speakers include Bert Minewagen, Citzens for Global Solutions; Katherine Fuller, UMD Reference Librarian; Paul Sharp, head of UMD’s Political Science Department; and Michael Zlonis, a physician at St. Luke’s Hospital. In addition, a display of literature about the United Nations is presently in the UMD Library foyer. For information visit www.alworth.org or call 726-7493.

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 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).”

Participate in eClasses at any time and from anywhere. A series of classes on Web Accessibility 101 are available at: http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/eclasses/.

ITSS is also offering Self-Paced Training classes. There are no specific start or end dates for these classes. The two classes are, Copyright 101: “What is Copyright?” and Copyright 102: “Copyright for Faculty.” For information and registration links visit: http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/SPLA/itss.html. For info, contact Lisa Fitzpatrick at 726-8671.

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
A guest presenter: Joe Cuseo, Marymount College, CA, will present two workshops on Tuesday, October 23.

“A Pedagogy for Liberal Education: Process as Content” will be held from 10 - 11:30 a.m. and “From Theory to Practice: Effective Teaching Strategies for the First-Year Experience Course” will be held from 1:30 - 3 p.m.

To register for either workshop, e-mail Mary Keenan at mkeenan@umn.edu. These workshops are sponsored by UMD’s Initiative to Increase Graduation Rates, the College of Liberal Arts, and First Year Experience and Students in Transition.


CLA RESEARCH THURSDAYS
Ken Marunowski, Department of Writing Studies, will present Representation, Currency, and Culture: Exploring the Social and Symbolic Functions of Money from 3:15 - 4:30 p.m. on October 25, in the Library Rotunda. Social time will begin at 3:15, with the presentation starting at 3:20 p.m. Time will be available for questions and comments. Snacks will be served and this event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Jerry Pepper at 726-7274.

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.

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.

ALWORTH LECTURES/EVENTS
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 or call 726-7493.

special EVENTS

FALL MULTI-CULTURAL EVENTS
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 at 726-7953.

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 at 726-8217.

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 at 726-7300.

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 at 726-8217.

“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 at 726-8444.

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. For info contact Angie Nichols at 726-7300.

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 at 726-8217.

“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. For information call 726-8444

“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.

Family Day Event for “Día de los Muertos” will be held from 2 - 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 3 in the Griggs Center. It is sponsored by the Latino/Chicana Student Association. For info call 726-8444.

The film Made in L.A. directed by Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahor, will be shown at 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Monday, November 5 in KSC 273. It is sponsored by the Hispanic/Latino/Chicana Learning Resource Center and Latino/Chicana Student Association For info call 726-8444.

The film: Through Deaf Eyes will be shown from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday November 7, in K273B. A discussion will be held following the film. The event is sponsored by Access For All. For info call 726-6130.

Sewing Seeds of Resistance: Colombia Flower Unions, US Policy and the Struggle for Dignity by Lydia Lopez, president of a Colombian flower-workers union, will be held at noon on Thursday, November 8 in the Library Rotunda. The event is sponsored by Hispanic/Latino/Chicana Learning Resource Center, Latino/Chicana Student Association, and Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Institute of International Studies. For info call 726-8444.

“Hmong, 30 Years at the Cross Road,” will be presented by Koua Vang, director-Asian Pacific/Islander American Learning Resource Center from 3 - 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 8 in KSC 268. For information call 726-6335.

The International Taste of UMD will be held from 2 - 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 10 at Hope United Methodist Church. This event is sponsored by the International Club.

The APPA Culture Show will be held from 5 - 9 p.m. on Saturday, November 10 in the Kirby Ballroom. The event is sponsored by the Asian Pacific/Islander American Association.
For more info call 726-6335.

Int'l Education Week runs from November 12 - 16.

The film: A Beautiful Mind will be shown from 3 - 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14, in K273B. This is sponsored by Access For All. For info call 726-6130.

A Brown Bag lunch: “China Perspective: UMD’s Study Chinese Language in China Program,” will be held at noon on Thursday, November 15 in the Library Rotunda. It is sponsored by the Alworth Institute for International Studies. For more info, call 726-7493.

The annual Salsa Dance will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 17 in the Kirby Ballroom. It is sponsored by Latino/Chicana Student Association. For info, call 726-8444.

PUBLIC FORUM
The Liberal Education Task Force announces a public forum to discuss the Future of Liberal Education at UMD. The forum will be held from 3 - 4 p.m. on Wednesday October 17, in the Kirby Rafters. For more information call 726-7103.

MAJOR - MINOR EXPO
The major/minor expo will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, in the Kirby Student Center, across from the bookstore. Students can gather information about UMD majors and minors, talk with academic advisors from UMD’s five undergraduate colleges, explore study abroad options, and learn how to use the new Graduation Planner. Career Services counselors will be available to discuss major and career opportunities, and students can take a quick career assessment to see how their interests match up with UMD majors. The event is sponsored by the Advisement Coordination Center. For more info contact Amy Renne at 726-7862.

E-FEST
The E-Fest: Engineering, Computer Science and Science Career Fair will be held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23 in the KSC Ballroom. Juniors and Seniors seeking internships and full-time positions and freshmen and sophomores seeking information about career opportunities should attend. For more information visit: http://careers.d.umn.edu/events/efest07.html

MAKING A GREAT LAKE SUPERIOR 2007
A conference linking research, education, and management, Making a Great Lake Superior 2007, will be held from October 2931, at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center. The conference will include events and activities for students, musicians, and other artists. For more information contact Jesse Schomberg at jschombe@d.umn.edu or 726-8106.

AHCD GRADUATE RESEARCH SEMINAR
Anja Bielinsky, assistant professor, Director of Graduate Studies, department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics U of M, Twin Cities, will present “DNA Replication and Genome Maintenance in Eukaryotic Cells” at noon on Monday, November 5 in SMed 130. Call Joan Olson at 726-6354 for more information. For the complete 2007-08 schedule and more information on this speaker, visit http://www.ahc.umn.edu/duluth/Seminar/0708_Seminars.html.

AMERICAN INDIANS IN MN SERIES
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.

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

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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