Tuesday, February 26, 2008 * Volume 25, Number 10

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HERBARIUM DATABASE
The Olga Lakela Herbarium now has an online searchable database. It represents 44,000+ plant specimens, each with 35-45 data fields.Access is restricted to users in the profession, so as to prevent indisciminately revealing locations of rare species. For information see www.d.umn.edu/biology/herbarium/ or contact David J. Schimpf at 726-7265 or dschimpf@d.umn.edu.

SPACE GRANT SCHOLARSHIPS
Alec Habig will select three local students to receive Space Grant Scholarships ($1,000/student). Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26. For information contact ahabig@neutrino.d.umn.edu or call 726-7214.

NEW DISPLAY IN UMD LIBRARY
A new exhibition of material from the Ramseyer-Northern Bible Society Museum Collection will be on display on the fourth floor of the Library running through June 27.

TECHFEST CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Friday, March 7 is the deadline for Techfest 2008 “A Decade of Technology at UMD 1998-2008”. Go to: http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/etrg/techfest/ to fill out the Call for Proposal online.
Contact Sheri Pihlaja at spihlaja@d.umn.edu, or 726-6975 with questions.

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GLBTA SPEAKERS
GLBTA panels are effective in introducing students to people with varying ideas and identities about sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. Students on panels are volunteers and speak on an array of issues ranging from family experiences, curriculum, marriage, sex, religion, adoption, drag, and some historical information from a personal perspective. If you are interested in a GLBTA Panel for classrooms or departments, send in requests at least two weeks in advance. Contact Katie Batterman at batt0093@d.umn.edu.

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