“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 through February 24.
“Portrait, Identity, Culture: Across Time, Space and Meaning,”
selections from the permanent collection, will be on display through March
“All Representations of Thoughts for Art and Science,” by
Todd Siler will be on display 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. Todd Siler, author, visual artist, inventor, and educator, will
speak at 6 p.m. on Tues., December 4 and Deborah Mersky
will speak at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12.
UMD Senior Student Shows will be featured throughout the year including:
Ashley Anderson, Nicole Bro, and Katy Kittelson from December
4-9, and Neal Peterson from December 11-16.
The opening receptions will be on Tuesdays at 4 p.m.
For Tweed Museum information go to www.d.umn.edu/tma, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 726-8222.
All events will be held in the Weber Music Hall.
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 the
Sounds of the Season: Band Concert will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, December
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.
A Facculty Artist Recital: Jefferson Campbell, Bassoon will be held at
7:30 p.m. on Monday, February 11.
A Facculty Artist Recital: Rachel and Elsie Inselman
will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, February 21.
The Twin Ports Wind Ensemble Concert: Johan De
Meij will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 24.
A Faculty Artist Recital: U3 Trio Concert, "First
Trio," will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, February 25.
DINNER WITH FRIENDS
The sober, wise, and extremely funny play, Dinner with Friends
will be presented at 7:30 p.m. from 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.
The UMD Men's Hockey team will play 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. MSU-Mankato at 7:07 p.m. on January 11 and
12, Minnesota at 7:07 p.m. on January 18
and 19, and Colorado College at 7:37 p.m. on February
22 and 23. All games will be played at the DECC.
The UMD Men's Basketball team will play Southwest Minnesota State at 3
p.m. on December 16, MSU-Mankato at 8 p.m. on January
10, Augustana College at 8 p.m. on January 17,
Nebraska-Omaha at 3 p.m. on January 19, St. Cloud State
at 3 p.m. on January 26 (Alumni Day), North Dakota at
3 p.m. on February 16, and South Dakota at 3 p.m. on
February 23 (Senior Day). All games will be played in
the Romano Gym.
The UMD Women’s Hockey team will play Ohio State at 3:37 p.m. on
December 8 and at 3:07 p.m. on December 9,
North Dakota at 7:07 p.m. on January 25 and 26,
Wisconsin at 7:07 p.m. on February 8 and 9,
and St. Cloud State at 3:37 p.m. on February 23 and at
3:07 p.m. on February 24 (Senior Day). All games will
be played at the DECC.
The UMD Women's Basketball team will play 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,
MSU-Mankato at 6 p.m. on January 10, Augustana College
at 6 p.m. on January 17, Nebraska-Omaha at 1 p.m. on
January 19, St. Cloud State at 1 p.m. on January
26, North Dakota at 1 p.m. on February 16, and
South Dakota at 1 p.m. on February 23. All games are
played in the Romano Gym.
For information, contact the UMD Athletic Office at 726-7518 or see http://www.umdbulldogs.com.
EVENTS, lectures, workshops
NEW YORK TIMES DEMONSTRATION
New York Times representative, Paul Wilson, will be on campus to demonstrate
how faculty, staff, and students can access New York Times online content
for free. The demonstration will take place from noon - 1 p.m. on Thursday,
December 6 in Kirby Student Center 268. Space is limited,
so RSVP with Jason Ellis at email@example.com
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 held from
noon to 2 p.m. on Fridays. Teaching Assessment will be held on December
14 in KSC 333. To register, contact Shelley Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org
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, 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 email@example.com.
The M.W. Alworth Planetarium is offering free, public shows every Wednesday
at 7 p.m. Upcoming shows include: Stargazing Tonight on December
5 and Can Astronomy help save our planet? on December
12. For more information call 218-726-7129.
ASK A SCIENTIST
Come to a free screening of the independent film, “Plagues &
Pleasures on the Salton Sea,” at 8 p.m. on Wednesday December
5 in the Life Sciences Bldg., Auditorium 185. The award-winning
film details the sea’s progression, from its heyday as the “California
Riviera” where boaters and Beach Boys mingled in paradise to its
present state as a decaying, forgotten ecological disaster that contains
lessons for us on the shores of Lake Superior. A Q&A session with
California director Chris Metzler and water experts Rich Axler (NRRI)
and Jesse Schomberg (Sea Grant) will be held following the film.
For more information visit www.seagrant.umn.edu/news/aas.
ALWORTH BROWN BAG LUNCHES
Ron Marchese will speak on “More than a Famous Battle: Archaeological
Investigations at the Ancient Town of Plataiai, Greece” at noon
on December 6 in the Kirby Rafters. For information visit
www.alworth.org or call 726-7493.
CLA RESEARCH THURSDAYS
David Beard, Department of Writing Studies, will present “Definition
and Ideology in the New Rhetoric: I. A. Richards, Richard Weaver, and
Current Research on Definitions,” from 3:15 - 4:30 p.m. on December
13 in the Library Rotunda. Social time will begin at 3:15, with
the presentation starting at 3:20. All are welcome to attend this free
event. For more info contact Jerry Pepper at 726-7274.
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY INFORMATIONAL
The Master of Environmental Health & Safety program invites anyone
interested in finding out more about the UMD Master of Environmental Health
& Safety program to an informational seminar which will be held at
4 p.m. Thursday, December 13 in 201 Voss-Kovach Hall.
Refreshments will be provided. If interested in an MEHS but are unable
to attend the seminar, call 726-8117, email firstname.lastname@example.org,
or visit our home page at http://mehs.d.umn.edu.
SEMINARS IN MEDICINE
All seminars are at 3 p.m. in classroom 165 in the Medical School Duluth
unless noted otherwise.
“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.
FALL MULTI-CULTURAL EVENTS
“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.
Joseph Maiolo, Department of English, will read Truman Capote's "A
Christmas Memory" at 4 pm on December 12 in the Weber Music Hall. "A Christmas
Memory" has been called a holiday classic. It's the autobiographical account of a simpler Christmas celebrated
by a young boy, "Buddy" and his elderly distant cousin. Maiolo's been hosting
a public reading of Truman Capote's "A Christmas Memory" every year for nearly 30
years. He will also read his story "Saint Matthew in Appalachia" at 3 p.m. on December
13 in the Weber Music Hall. For information contact 726-8228 or email@example.com.
UMD COACHES RADIO LUNCH
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, December 7 & 14, January
4, 11, & 18, and February
22 & 29. For information contact Mark Rudolph
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 info, see http://www.d.umn.edu/mlrc/glbt
or call 726-7300.
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.
Holiday Tea for Dolly and Me is an event where
children bring their special doll to Glensheen. This production includes
a holiday program and a sophisticated tea.
Glensheen’s Holiday Twilight Tours begin
at 2 p.m. and run through 6 p.m. five nights: December 27
through December 31.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 218-726-8910.
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