Tuesday, November 13, 2007 * Volume 25, Number 6

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art EVENTS  


“Archetypes and Armatures: Sculpture and Drawings,” by John Orth will be on display through November 18.

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

“From Dreams We May Learn: Paintings by Rabbett Before Horses,” will be on display from November 20 through February 24.

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

“All Representations of Thoughts for Art and Science,” by Todd Siler will be on display from December 4 through March 30.

The Art + Design Lecture Series brings artists and designers to UMD to speak about their work and experience. Events are held in the Tweed Lecture Gallery. Rabbett Before Horses (Robert Strickland) poet, painter, mathematician, and musician, will speak at 6 p.m. on Tues., November 20 and Todd Siler, author, visual artist, inventor, and educator, will speak at 6 p.m. on Tues., December 4.

UMD Senior Student Shows will be featured throughout the year including: Dan Lynch, Courtney Bomkamp, and Anthony Molzahn from November 1318, Doug Lefebvre, Andrew Theros, and Brandon Hermsen from November 2025, Masha Jordan and Kyle Schulze from November 27December 2, Ashley Anderson, Nicole Bro, and Katy Kittelson from December 49, and Neal Peterson from December 1116. 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.


All events will be held in the Weber Music Hall.

A UMD Band Extravaganza will be held at 3 p.m. on Sun., November 18.

A Percussion Ensemble Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 19.

A Faculty Artist Recital: Bassoon2 will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20.

A Guitar Ensemble Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 26.

Sounds of the Season: Orchestra Concert - On the Edge will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 1.
Opera Scenes will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 6 and Friday, December 7.

A Chamber Orchestra Concert: Turkish Delights will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 8.

Sounds of the Season: Choral Concert will be held at 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 9.

The Winter Jazz Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 12.

The Vocal Jazz Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, December 14.

A Faculty Artist Recital: “Northern Class” with Tom Wegren will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, January 28.

The Junior High/Middle School Honor Choir Concert will be held at 4 p.m. on January 29.

theatre EVENTS

The sober, wise, and extremely funny play, Dinner with Friends will be presented at 7:30 p.m. from November 29 - December 2 and December 4 - 8 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center Dudley Experimental Theatre. When a couple decides to split after 12 years of marriage, their friends are forced to examine their own marriage. Dinner with Friends is a keen and witty examination of our times.
For information call 726-8561.

athletic EVENTS

The UMD Men’s Hockey team will play Michigan Tech at 7:37 p.m. on November 16 and 7:07 p.m. on November 17, Alaska Anchorage at 7:07 p.m. on December 7 and 8, U.S. National Under - 18 at 7:07 p.m. on December 14, and Bemidji State at 7:07 p.m. on January 4. All games will be played at the DECC.

The UMD Men's Basketball team will play Michigan Tech at 8 p.m. on November 23, Northern Michigan at 8 p.m. on November 24, Concordia-St. Paul at 7 p.m. on November 27 (UMD Faculty Appreciation Day), Northland College at 7 p.m. on November 29, St. Scholastica at 3 p.m. on December 1 (Youth Day), Southwest Minnesota State at 3 p.m. on December 16, and MSU-Mankato at 8 p.m. on January 10. All games will be played in the Romano Gym.

The UMD Women’s Hockey team will play Minnesota at 3:37 p.m. on November 17 and 3:07 p.m. on November 18, MSU-Mankato at 7:07 on November 23 and 24, Ohio State at 3:37 p.m. on December 8 and at 3:07 p.m. on December 9, and North Dakota at 7:07 p.m. on January 25 and 26. All games will be played at the DECC.

The UMD Women's Basketball team will play Michigan Tech at 6 p.m. on November 23, Northern Michigan at 6 p.m. on November 24, Concordia-St. Paul at 1 p.m. on December 15, Lake Superior State at 7 p.m. on December 21, Northern State at 1 p.m. on December 30, and MSU-Mankato at 6 p.m. on January 10. All games are played in the Romano Gym.

The UMD Volleyball team will play South Dakota at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 15 in Romano Gym. On Friday, November 16, the North Central Regional Tournament begins in Duluth.

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

EVENTS, lectures, workshops

The M.W. Alworth Planetarium is offering free, public shows every Wednesday at 7 p.m. Upcoming shows include: Arrowhead Astronomical Society with Aaron Bransky, “An Introduction to Astronomy” on November 14 and Northern Lights- Cause and Character on November 21. For more information call 726-7129.

Events are held at noon.
Zhuangyi Liu will speak on “China Perspective: UMD’s Study Chinese Language in China Program” on November 15 in the Library Rotunda .
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.

Jason Ford, Department of Philosophy, will present Saving Time: How Attention Can Explain Supposedly Superfluous Representations from 3:15 - 4:30 p.m. on November 15 in the Library Rotunda. This event is free and open to the public.
For more info contact Jerry Pepper at 726-7274.

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.

Keeping Your Computer Healthy, a ITSS Technology Seminar with Frank Simmons, will be presented at 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 15 in the Viz Lab, MPAC 154. It is a brief overview of spyware, viruses, data backup procedures, cleaning the computer, and the effect of lightning on modems.
For information contact Lisa Fitzpatrick at 726-8093.

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 at 3:30 p.m. in KPlz 312.
For more information write to geol@d.umn.edu.

All seminars are at 3 p.m. in classroom 165 in the Medical School Duluth unless noted otherwise.
Natriuretic peptides and hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 27.
Changes in quality of life of homeless girls with access to health care will be held on Tuesday, December 11.
For more information visit: http://www.med.umn.edu/duluth/research/seminars/home.html

The Center for Genocide, Holocaust, and Human Rights Studies will present a program entitled The Armenian Genocide at 3 p.m. on Friday, November 30 in the Library Rotunda. The speakers will be Lou Ann Matossian, program director of the Cafesjian Family Foundation and external affairs director of the Armenian Cultural Organization of Minnesota along with Taner Akcam, renowned Turkish scholar and author of the widely acclaimed A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility. Akcam teaches at the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Minnesota.

special EVENTS


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.

QASU tabling for the Transgender Day of Remembrance, will be held on Tuesday, November 20 in front of the bookstore. The event is sponsored by Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Services. For more info contact Angie Nichols at 726-7300.

A Kwanza Celebration will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 1 in the Kirby Ballroom. The event is sponsored by Black Student Association.

The Dudley Experimental Theatre will do an ASL Interpreted Performance of “Dinner with Friends” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 2.

“Historical Divisions, Myths and Stereotypes Distinguishing African and African American Similarities and Differences," will be presented by Quinnita Morris, Director of African American Learning Resource Center, from 3 - 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, in KSC 268.

During Spring Break, March 15 - 22, 50 volunteers from the greater Duluth community will travel to New Orleans to re-construct homes ravaged by the hurricanes and levy failure. Information about the service trip will be provided at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13 and Wednesday, November 14 in Montague 70. The trip is open to people of any faith, spirituality, or way of understanding. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older, in good physical condition, and have an open and flexible attitude. The cost is $350 per volunteer. For more information, contact: Doug Paulson, Lutheran Campus Ministries, at 728-1124, or lcammin@d.umn.edu,
Monte Gomke, Diversity Commission, at 726-8170, or mgomke@d.umn.edu, Rich Blood, United Campus Ministries, at 729-8445, or reblood@msn.com, and Robyn Weaver, Glen Avon Presbyterian Church, at 724-1604, or glenroby@clearwire.net.


The Alworth Institute International Lecture Series will present Tourism and Memory in Vietnam with Scott Laderman, assistant professor, History Department, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14 in the UMD Library Rotunda.

An Egg Roll Sale will be held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 15 outside the Bookstore. This event is sponsored by the International Club.

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.

The International Education Office Open House will be held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Friday, November 16 in 138 Kirby Plaza. Learn about study abroad opportunities, speak with program staff, meet returned study abroad participants and share your experiences abroad. Visit the IEO website at www.d.umn.edu/ieo/

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 more information on any of these events contact Leigh Neys at lneys@d.umn.edu.

University for Seniors is hosting its Fall Appreciation Luncheon and Winter Term Kick Off at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 28, in the KSC Ballroom. Enjoy Vegetarian Penne or a French Dip for lunch, with entertainment provided by the University for Seniors Chorus. The cost for the luncheon is $8 and reservations are required by November 20. Meet with study group leaders and discuss courses for winter term 2008, which starts January 7. The early registration deadline for The University for Seniors study groups is December 3.
For more information contact Krista Hill at 726-7515

Live radio shows featuring UMD coaches will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on selected Fridays at Grandma’s Sports Garden. Game of the week strategies will be discussed by UMD and opposing coaches. There will be ticket giveaways, door prizes, and an all-you-can-eat Bulldog buffet for purchase. Hockey coach Scott Sandelin will be at Grandma’s on Friday, November 16, December 7 & 14, January 4, 11, & 18, and February 22 & 29.
For information contact Mark Rudolph at 726-8483.

The AIDS Memorial Quilt/NAMES Project is coming to UMD for the first time in a decade. UMD GLBT Services will host 15 of the Quilts’ 12’ x 12’ panels including a diverse representation of well-known individuals such as Pedro Zamora, Liberace, Randy Shilts, Keith Haring, and Ryan White. It also contains panels reflecting African-American, Asian, Latino, American Indian, International, and Women’s and GLBT communities. Three local panel requests were made.
The display is free and open to the public in the UMD Kirby Student Center Ballroom on: Wednesday, December 5 from noon - 7 p.m.; Thursday, December 6 from noon - 7 p.m.; Friday, December 7 from noon - 7 p.m.; and Saturday, December 8 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

To volunteer or for more information, see http://www.d.umn.edu/mlrc/glbt or call 726-7300.

glensheen EVENTS

Glensheen's Holiday Brunches and Tours will be held every Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday in December. The tour begins at 9:30 a.m. with brunch following at 10:30 a.m. Glensheen’s winter hours are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tours are held on Saturdays and Sundays through May 26.
For information e-mail glen@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-8910.

EVENTS, faculty and staff

The fall Campus Assembly meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 13 in Kirby Ballroom B. The meeting begins at 2 p.m. with a social (coffee, cookies) at 1:30 p.m.

Instructional Development Service (IDS) is offering a series of sessions this fall especially designed for new faculty. All sessions are held from noon to 2 p.m. on Fridays.
Student Assessment will be held on November 16 in KSC 323. Active Learning Strategies will be held on November 30 in KSC 333. Teaching Assessment will be held on December 14 in KSC 333. To register, contact Shelley Smith at ssmith3@d.umn.edu or 726-7715.

A workshop on the Prevention of Sexual Harassment will be held from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 15 in the Garden Room. Deborah Petersen-Perlman and Mary Cameron will present the workshop. Participants will review the U of M Sexual Harassment policy, federal and state law regarding sexual harassment, procedures for investigating sexual harassment complaints, and standards applied to evaluation of sexual harassment claims. Participants will be asked to analyze scenes from the film, North Country using the standards learned in the first half of the workshops.
For information, call Cathy Rackliffe at 726-6827.

Two workshops by Carnegie scholar, Toru Iiyoshi, senior scholar and director of the Knowledge Media Laboratory at the Carnegie Foundation, and board member for the Open Source Portfolio Initiative, will be held on Thursday, November 15.

Connecting Teaching and Student Learning through Classroom Research: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning will be held from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. in Kirby Ballroom C. In this interactive presentation, Iiyoshi discusses the what, when, how and why of The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL).

Razzle Dazzle ‘em: Presenting Your Research with the KEEP Toolkit will be held from 2:30 - 4:15 p.m. in Solon Campus Center 42. The toolkit facilitates research story boarding by helping organize the presentation of methods and results.
To register, contact Jason Ellis at 726-6355 or jellis2@d.umn.edu.

Enhancing, Innovating, and Strategizing: A Showcase of New Products and Projects by Bush Grant Participants will be held from 3 - 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4, in the Garden Room. This colloquium showcases new projects by faculty members participating in the Archibald Bush Foundation Grant for Enhancing Student Learning through Innovative Teaching and Technology Strategies Members, coordinated by Bilin Tsai.
To register for this event contact Jason Ellis at 726-6355 or jellis2@d.umn.edu.

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