Tuesday, October 14, 2008 * Volume 26, Number 4

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art EVENTS  

TWEED MUSEUM

“Drawings by Frank Big Bear are on display thru March 22.

“Apart at the Seams: Drawings and Paintings by Allen D. (Big Al) Carter” is on display thru Dec. 14.

“Bright Life: Works on Paper by Karel Appel” will be on display thru May 24.

“Framing the Collection: Select Works” will be on display thru May 24.

“Work Through the Lens: Photographs from the Permanent Collection” is on display thru May 24.

Selections from “The Richard E. and Dorothy Rawlings Nelson Collection of American Indian Art” will be on display thru Sept. 13, 2009.

The Visual Lecture Series presents magazine designer Robert Newman at 6 pm on Nov. 11, and art historian Julie L'Enfant at 6 pm on Nov. 18. All events are held in the Tweed.

Senior Student Shows will be featured throughout the year including: Nicole Freeman and Kate Dupre thru Oct. 19, Michael Kantor, Natalie Patrick, and Katie Gangelhoff from Oct. 21 - 26, Clark Anderson from Oct. 28 - Nov. 2, Jill Raymond and Debra Lindholm from Nov. 4 - 9, Melissa Aydt from Nov. 11 - 16, Laura Mayerle and Sam Hendricks from Nov. 18 - 23, Joshua Hammari from Dec. 2 - 7, and Christina Hoeker from Dec. 9 - 14. The opening receptions will be held on Tues. at 4 pm.


For Tweed Museum information, go to http://www.d.umn.edu/tma, contact tma@d.umn.edu, or call 726-8222.

music EVENTS

All events will be held in the Weber Music Hall.

An Ovation Guest Artist Concert with soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian will be presented at 7:30 pm on Thurs., Oct. 23.

A Senior High School Honors Orchestra Concert will be presented at 4 pm on Fri., Oct. 24 and Sat., Oct. 25.

A Fall Choral Concert with choral classics by the Concert Chorale, University Singers, and Chamber Singers will be presented at 3 pm on Sun., Oct. 26.

A Senior High School Honor Choir Festival Concert will be presented at 4 pm on
Mon., Oct. 27.

A Jazz Scholarship Benefit Concert with the UMD Jazz I & II and Duluth’s Big Time Jazz Orchestra will be presented at 7:30 pm on Wed., Oct. 29.

A Senior High School Honor Band Festival Concert will be presented at 7:30 pm on Fri., Oct. 31.

The Senior High School Gold and Maroon Band Concert will be presented at 4 pm on Sat., Nov. 1.

A Band Concert will be presented at 3 pm on Sun., Nov. 2.

The Symphony Orchestra Concert: 9th Annual Story Hour – Fairy Tales, featuring music from Grieg’s Peer Gynt and Ravel’s Mother Goose with guest artists Lise Lunge-Larsen and Elizabeth Nordell, will be presented at 7:30 pm on Sat., Nov. 8.

A Band Concert featuring the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, the Concert Band, and UMD Bulldog Athletic Bands will be presented at 3 pm on Sun., Nov. 16.

All Jazz will be presented at 7:30 pm on Tue., Nov. 18. UMD Jazz Combos I-IV play jazz standards and original compositions through the evening.

An Evening of Extraordinary Opera Scenes will be presented at 7:30 pm on Sat., Nov. 22 and at 3 pm on Sun., Nov. 23.

The Percussion Ensemble Concert will be presented at 7:30 pm on Tue., Nov. 25.

For more information about music events, call 726-8561.

theatre EVENTS

"Seussical" a musical based on the books of Dr. Seuss, directed by Ann Bergeron will be presented at 7:30 pm from Oct. 16 - 18 and Oct. 22 - 25 and at 2 pm on Oct. 19 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. See the memorable characters from childhood in unexpected and enchanting ways.

athletic EVENTS

FOOTBALL
The UMD Football team will play Bemidji State at 1 pm on Oct. 25, and Winona State at 1 pm on Nov. 8. All games will be played in Malosky Stadium.

MEN'S HOCKEY
The UMD Men’s Hockey team will play Western Michigan at 7:07 pm on Oct. 17 & 18, Wisconsin at 7:07 pm on Nov. 14 & 15, North Dakota at 7:37 on Nov. 21 and at 7:07 on Nov. 22, St. Cloud State at 7:37 pm on Nov. 29. All games will be played at the DECC.

WOMEN'S HOCKEY
The UMD Women’s Hockey team will play Minnesota State University, Mankato at 7:07 pm on Oct. 24 and 25, North Dakota at 3:07 pm on Nov. 22 & 23, Dartmouth at 7:07 pm on Nov. 28 and at 3:37 pm on Nov. 29. All games will be played at the DECC.

MEN'S BASKETBALL
The UMD Men's Basketball team will play UW-Superior at 7 pm on Nov. 25 in the Romano Gym.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
The UMD Women's Basketball team will play Northern Michigan at 1 pm on Nov. 15 in the Romano Gym.

VOLLEYBALL
The volleyball team will play Bemidji State at 4 pm on Oct. 25, Southwest Minnesota State at 8 pm on Oct. 31, MSU-Mankato at 4 pm on Nov. 1, Wayne State at 7 pm on Nov. 7, and Augustana at 4 pm on Nov. 8. The games will be held in the Romano Gym.

SOCCER
The UMD Soccer team will play U of Mary at 1 pm on Oct. 18, Northern State at 1 pm on Oct. 19, and Bemidji State at 6 pm on Oct. 24. All games are played in Malosky Stadium.

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

EVENTS, faculty and staff

LEARN ABOUT TEACHING
The IDS invites faculty participation in a writing group, WRITE NOW. For dates and locations visit:
http://www.d.umn.edu/ids or contact LeAne H. Rutherford at lrutherf@d.umn.edu.

TECH TUESDAY
The following ITSS Tech Tues. @ 2 presentations are held at 2 pm on Tuesdays, in the Viz Lab, MPAC 154.
Office 2007: Windows will be held on Oct. 21.
Office 2007: Mac will be held on Oct. 28.
Laptop Encryption will be held on Nov. 11.
NVivo will be held on Nov. 18.
Databases and MySQL will be held on Dec. 2.
For more information, contact Lisa Fitzpatrick at 726-8093.

EVENTS, lectures, workshops

ALWORTH EVENTS
“Brazil: The Country of the Future has Arrived” an Alworth Lecture, will be presented by Robert H. Scarlett, chair of the board of directors of the Minnesota International Center at 7 pm on Wed., Oct. 15.

“Second City of the United Kingdom” a Brown Bag Lunch with Paul Strommer, Leif Olson, and Stephanie Bassett will be held at noon on Thurs., Oct. 16.

“Peace, Stability and Reform in the Middle East: How will the new U.S. Administration Balance Priorities” an Alworth Lecture, will be presented by Michele Dunne, senior associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and editor, Arab Reform Bulletin at 7 pm on Wed., Oct. 22.

“Creating Democracy and Civil Society in Tajikistan” a Brown Bag Lunch with visiting leaders from Tajikistan will be held at noon on Thurs., Oct. 23. A reception follows.

“China: Perspective from an Insider” a Brown Bag Lunch with Zhangyi Liu will be held on Thurs., Oct. 30.

All Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Institute for International Studies events will be held in the Library Fourth Floor Rotunda.

For info contact Cindy Christian, at 726-7493, alworth@d.umn.edu or see http://www.d.umn.edu/alworth/main/index.php.

PLANETARIUM
The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium holds free public shows at the planetarium every Wed. evening at 7 pm. Shows include: Ancient Observatories on Oct. 15, Eclipses on Oct. 22, and American Indian Skies on Oct. 29. Private shows are available by appointment for groups of 10 or more. See list of shows at http://www.d.umn.edu/planet/programs.

OFFICE OF CIVIC ENGAGEMENT EVENTS
A debate watching party for the final presidential debate before the election will be held at 7:30 pm on Wed., Oct. 15 in the Kirby Lounge.

A video screening of Election Day By Katy Chevigny will be held at 7 pm on Wed., Oct. 15 in Bohannon 90. Election Day combines 11 stories shot simultaneously on Nov. 2, 2004, from dawn until long past midnight.

These events are co-sponsored by MPIRG & the Duluth Youth Vote Coalition.

For more info., contact Dylan Savall at 726-8645 or sava0089@d.umn.edu.

GEOLOGICAL SCIENCE SEMINARS
The seminars begin at 4 pm and are held in BohH 90, unless otherwise indicated.

On Thurs., Oct. 16 Christian Huebscher, University of Hamburg, will speak on “Stratigraphy, Tectonic Deformation and Fluid Dynamic of the Messinian Salt Giant.”

William Chavez, Geological Engineering, New Mexico School of Mines; SEG International Exchange Lecturer will speak on “Weathering and Ore Genesis: The Importance of Supergene Processes in Metals Concentration” on Tues. Oct. 21 in the Library fourth floor Rotunda.

Carlos Carranza-Torres, Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota Duluth will speak on “Some examples of applied numerical modeling in geo-mechanicseed” on Thurs., Oct. 30.

Kenneth Miller, Geological Sciences, Rutgers University will speak on “The rise and fall of sea-level during the past 100 myr: Should I sell my shore house?” on Wed., Nov. 5

On Thurs., Nov. 13 Mary Louise Hill, Department of Geology, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario will speak on “Archean Shear-Zone-Hosted Gold Deposits.”

A report from the Geological Sciences G K-12 Fellows will be presented on Thurs., Dec. 11.

For more info contact geol@d.umn.edu.

CLA RESEARCH THURSDAY
Carol Bock, Department of English, will present “A Journal of a Pleasure Tour through Some Parts of England and Scotland in 1823” from 3:15-4:30 p.m. on Thurs., Oct. 16, in the Library Fourth Floor Rotunda. The presentation will begin at 3:20. Time will be available for questions and comments. Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

For more info., contact Jerry Pepper at gpepper@d.umn.edu.

AHCD GRADUATE RESEARCH SEMINAR
George A. Brooks, Ph.D., professor, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, will present “Lactate Shuttles in Nature” at noon on Thurs., Oct. 16, in SMed 130.

Deepali Sachdev, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Medicine, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, will present “Disrupting insulin-like growth factor signaling in breast cancer metastasis as a therapeutic strategy” at noon on Mon., Oct. 20, in SMed 130.

Zvonimir S. Katusic, M.D., professor, Departments of Anesthesiology and Molecular Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, will present “Endothelial Progenitor Cells: Role in Repair of Injured Vasculature” at noon on Mon., Nov. 3, in SMed 130.

Alice A. Larson, Ph.D., professor, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota, will present “Why are Mast Cells in the Brain?” at noon on Mon., Nov. 10, in SMed 130.

For more info contact Kristian Brown at 726-6354.

For the complete 2008-09 schedule and more information on this speaker, visit http://www.ahc.umn.edu/duluth/AHCD_Graduate_Research_Seminars/2008-09_Seminars/home.html.

LIFE IN A CHANGING CLIMATE
The campus and community are invited to the UM Water Resources Science Distinguished Lecture Series.
Professor Jorg Imberger will present “Life in a Changing Climate” at 7 pm on Thurs., Oct. 16 in the August Fitgers Room in the Fitger’s Building, 600 E. Superior Street, Duluth. Imberger is the Director of the Centre for Water Research and Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Western Australia. This event is sponsored by the UM Water Resources Science program, the UMD Large Lakes Observatory, and the UMD Center for Freshwater Research and Policy.

Imberger will also present “Real Time, Adaptive Self Learning Management of Aquatic Natural Systems” at 3:15 pm on Fri., Oct. 17 in 185 Life Science. This is the regularly scheduled Friday seminar in biology at UMD. The public is welcome to attend.

For more information on Imberger’s visit, contact Professor Tom Johnson at tcj@d.umn.edu.

RESILIENCE IN YOUNG PEOPLE
The Third Community Connections Workshop sponsored by the Department of Psychology will be held Fri., Oct. 17 and will feature Ann S. Masten, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. She will give a presentation on her well-known research on resilience in children and adults. The presentation is entitled “Ordinary Magic: Understanding and Promoting Resilience in Young People,” and will be held in the Rafters, Kirby Student Center from 1 - 4:30 pm. There is no charge for the workshop but reservations are required because seating is limited.

To sign up, contact Rae Ann Johnson at 726-7117 or rjohnso6@d.umn.edu.

RSOP MIND/BODY SERIES
The Recreational Sports Outdoor Program is offering Yoga for Athletes and Other Active People from 1- 4 pm on Sun., Oct. 19. Learn yoga postures that improve flexibility, strength, and balance.

Advanced registration is required, for more info. call 726-7128 or stop by at SpHC 153.

ENDING HOMELESSNESS
A panel discussion, “Ending Long-Term Homelessness in Minnesota,” will be held at 6:30 pm on Mon., Oct. 20 in 118 LSBE. Ellen Shelton from the Wilder Foundation, St. Paul; Steve O’Neil, St. Louis County Commissioner; a formerly homeless citizen guest; and Daniel Williams, foreclosure counseling, Lutheran Social Services will help explain Minnesota’s homelessness crisis. Alexis Pogorelskin, UMD History Department chair and director of the Center for Genocide, Holocaust, and Human Rights Studies will serve as moderator. A question and answer session will follow.

The event is co-sponsored by the Office of Civic Engagement and AAF Duluth/Superior (American Advertising Federation). The event will also launch the Fall 2008 AAF Duluth/Superior scholarship competition where area advertising and marketing students are invited to create an awareness campaign about homelessness. Six scholarships are awarded from $100 to $1200.

For info, contact Alexis Pogorelskin, apogorel@d.umn.edu, 726-7548, or see http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/ghhrcenter.

JOURNEY JARGONS AND LECTURE
A lecture: “Fire Safety and Fall Prevention” will be held at 11:30 am on Mon., Oct. 20 in the Rafters. Deputy Fire Marshal Ken Goosen will present helpful information about protecting homes from destructive fires. Learn how falling can be prevented, one of the major factors in maintaining the health and well-being of seniors. Free and open to the public.

Journey Jargons features slides, personal experiences, an information by University for Seniors (US) members and guests. They are free and open to the public.

“Living in Thailand” will be held at 11:30 am on Mon., Oct. 27 in Kirby Plaza 311. It is presented by Sumlee Beede, who was born, raised and attended school in Thailand. She speaks, reads, and writes fluently in Thai. Learn about the unique Thai culture, celebrations, economy and educational system.

For more info visit http://www.d.umn.edu/ce/html/us-specialevents.htm.

PREVENTION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Prevention of Sexual Harassment will be held from 10- 11:30 am on Tue., Nov. 25. This event is open to faculty, staff, and students. Participants will review the University of Minnesota 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.

For more info. and to register contact Cathy Rackliffe at 726-6827 or cracklif@d.umn.edu.

special EVENTS

FALL MULTI-CULTURAL EVENTS
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Annual National Coming Out Day Luncheon will be held on Wed., Oct. 15. RSVP to Angie Nichols at anichols@d.umn.edu or call 726-7300.

The WRAC Brown Bag “Love Your Body” will be held at noon on Wed., Oct. 15 in KSC 268. For info contact 726-8444.

A Speak Out event will be held from 11 am - 2 pm on Thurs., Oct. 16 in the Kirby Student Lounge. For info, contact the Diversity Commission at 726-6849.

A Candle Light Vigil in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month will be held from 6-7:30 pm on Thurs., Oct. 16, at St Paul Episcopal Church on 1710 E. Superior St.

The film: Ladrón que roba a ladrón will be shown at 7 pm on Thurs., Oct. 16, in Bohannan 90 as part of the Latino Film Festival. For info, contact 726-8444.

A Come Out! Cookout with hot dogs (vegetarian and vegan options), pop and chips will be held from 10 am - 2 pm on Fri., Oct. 17 on the Kirby Terrace.

S. Bear Bergman performs Clearly Marked an award winning theatrical performance at 7 pm on Mon., Oct 20 in the Rafters. For info, contact 726-7041.

S. Bear Bergman presents “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Gender, a discussion of the differences within the Transgender Community and the perceptions from without at noon on Tues., Oct. 21 in the Rafters. For info, contact 726-7041.

A Femicide awareness display will be held from 10 am- 2 pm from Oct. 20-24, at the Kirby tables.

Ed Heisler will present “Men can be feminist too” at noon on Wed., Oct. 22 in KSC 268. For info contact 726-6292.

A Kirby Leadership Symposium "White Like Me" with author Tim Wise will be held at 4 pm on Mon., Oct. 27 in the Kirby Ballroom. For info contact 726-8444.

An Egg Roll Sale will be held from 11:30 am- 2:20 pm on Tue., and Wed., Oct. 28 and 29, in the Kirby Commons. For info contact Access for All at 726-8444.

The WRAC Brown Bag PAVSA Presentation will be held at noon on Wed., Oct. 29, in KSC 268. For info contact WRAC at 726-6292.

The exhibition “Dia de Los Muertos,” Day of the Dead, will be on display from Oct. 28-Nov. 7 in KSC 270. For info contact 726-8444.

A Family Day Event for “Dia de los Muertos” will be held from 2-5 pm on Sat., Nov. 1 in KSC 270. There will be activities for children, music and food. For more information call Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444.

The “All Souls Night” Community Celebration will be held from 6-9 pm on Sat., Nov. 1 at the Duluth Art Institute, in Great Hall at the Depot, 506 W. Michigan Street. This event is free and open to the public. Skeleton costumes are encouraged. Call Mary Plaster 624-5579 to reserve a table ahead of time. For more information call Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444.

Election Day is Tue., Nov. 4, Get out and vote.

The film: The Color of Fear will be shown from 6:30- 8:30 pm on Wed., Nov. 5, in KSC 273. For info call 726-8444.

The film Awakenings will be shown as part of the Train Your Brain Films Series from 3:30- 5:30 pm on Wed., Nov. 5, in KSC 273B. For info call 726-8444.

Arts of Asia will be held at 5 pm on Sat., Nov. 8, in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. For info call 726-8444.

Lisa King will speak on Higher Education and Autism Spectrum Disorders from 7-10 pm on Tues., Nov. 11 in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. For info call 726-8444.

A workshop for Faculty/Staff on Higher Education and Autism Spectrum Disorders will be held from 9 am- 4 pm on Wed., Nov. 12 in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. For info call 726-8444.

A panel discussion with diverse professional women in Duluth will be held at noon on Wed., Nov. 12 in KSC 268. For info call 726-8444.

Victor Lewis will give a speech entitled “Time for Transformation: From the Politics of Race to the Politics of Solidarity” at 7 pm on Wed., Nov. 12 in Montague Hall 70. For info call 726-8444.

A Salsa Dance will be held at 7 pm on Sat., Nov. 15 in the Kirby Ballroom. The cost is $2 for UMD Students and $3 for the General Public. For more information call Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444.

“Help Wanted” a performance by: Teatro del Pueblo will be held at 6 pm on Thurs., Nov. 20 in Bohannon 90.

For more information call Susana Pelayo-Woodward at 726-8444.

MAJORS AND MINORS
Learn more about majors and minors at UMD and talk with academic advisors from UMD’s five undergraduate colleges: College of Education & Human Service Professions, College of Liberal Arts, Labovitz School of Business & Economics, School of Fine Arts, and Swenson College of Science & Engineering The eventi is held from 10 am - 2 pm Wed., Oct.15 in the Kirby Student Center, across from the bookstore. For info contact kguiding@d.umn.edu.

MICROSCOPE VIEWING
The new Scanning Electron Microscopy Laboratory is hosting an open house from 11 am- 2 pm on Thurs., Oct. 16, in Life Science 93. See the new microscope and take a closer look at interesting everyday items. Light hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served. For more info contact Bryan Bandli, SEM Laboratory Manager at 726-7362 or bbandli@d.umn.edu.

INT'L EDUCATORS GATHER
The UMD International Education Office will host the Upper Midwest Education Abroad Professionals (UMEAP) meeting on Friday, Oct. 19 in the Library Rotunda. The topic of the meeting will be “Managing Mental Health Conditions in Study Abroad.” Participants include: Stacey Tsantir, UM and NAFSA Health and Safety Committee member; Kathy Morris, UMD, director, Health Services and Counseling; Airika Coblentz, CET academic programs; and Margot Popowycz, Cultural Insurance Services International.
With over 50 participants, it is the largest meeting in UMEAP history and the first one held in Northern Minn.

For more information, contact Leigh Neys at lneys@d.umn.edu or call 726-7053.

FACILITIES MGT APPRECIATES GREEN
Facilities Management (FM) will celebrate its annual Customer Service Appreciation Week from October 20-24 with tips, tasks and tidbits on Campus Sustainability and what it means to be green. For details on the week’s topics, be sure to watch www.d.umn.edu/fm, UMD Calendar of Events, umd.biz emails, and their new Customer Service webpage. Take a Break with FM on Fri., Oct. 24 from 9-11 am in the DAdB second floor lunchroom for refreshments and to meet and greet Mindy Granley, UMD’s new Sustainability Coordinator.

For info contact Trish Winberg at 726-8265.

E-FEST
The E-Fest: Engineering, Computer Science and Science Career Fair will be held from 10 am - 2 pm on Tue., Oct. 21 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/efest_2008.html.

INVASIVE SPECIES CONFERENCE
This first statewide conference on invasive species, “Acting Locally to Protect Our Legendary Lands and Waters” will be held Oct. 26-29 at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. The conference focuses on topics relating to aquatic and terrestrial invasive species. Pre-conference workshops for the general public and professionals topics such as earthworms, gypsy moths, and lake vegetation management, will be held Sun., Oct. 26. For info, see www.minnesotaswcs.org/Invasives.htm or contact Nancy Herselius at info@mnisc.org or (515) 480-2420.

STUDENT LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
The UMD / UWS student leadership conference, Bridging Universities: Bringing Together People and Communities will be held from 4-7:30 pm on Mon., Oct. 27 in the Kirby Ballroom. The keynote speaker for the event is Tim Wise, author of “White Like Me.” This event is free and refreshments will be provided. Students, faculty and staff are welcome. For more info., visit http://www.d.umn.edu/kirby/leadership/sympo.html.

EXCEL CENTER MEN'S HOCKEY
The WCHA Minnesota Men’s College Hockey Showcase premieres on Sat., Nov. 1 at the Excel Energy Center in St. Paul. The UMD Alumni Association is hosting a Bulldog Party between games in Hospitality Room 1. A ticket package for $54 includes entrance to two hockey games and the alumni bulldog party. The schedule includes the University of MN Duluth vs. St. Cloud State University at 4:07 pm; a Bulldog Party with food and cash bar from 6 - 8 pm and U of MN vs. MN State University - Mankato at 7:37 pm. Call the UMD Alumni Office at 726-7164 or 866-726-7164 for game tickets and party package by October 28. For game tickets only, purchase through Ticketmaster outlets.

50 YEARS ON ISLE ROYALE
UMD commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the wolf-moose research on Isle Royale with several events. UMD’s connections to the project are numerous. UMD serves as a member of the Isle Royale Institute; professor John Pastor has joined Peterson to conduct research on the island; UMD conducts a yearly series of student trips, and UMD students have served as intern naturalists on the island.

George Desort’s documentary on the Isle Royale wolf and moose study, Fortunate Wilderness, the Duluth premiere, will be shown from 7 – 8:30 pm on Thurs., Nov. 6 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. Fortunate Wilderness captures the science and wonder of the world’s longest large mammal study — the study of wolves and moose on Isle Royale.

“American Indian Ethics Meets Wolf-Moose Research” with wilderness scholar Michael Nelson will be presented from noon- 1 pm on Fri., Nov. 7 in the Library Fourth Floor Rotunda.

“50 Years of Wolf Moose Research” with biologists Rolf Peterson (BS ’70 Zoology) and John Vucetich will be presented from 7 – 8:30 pm on Fri., Nov. 7 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. They will present findings from the 50 years of large mammal study on Isle Royale. Peterson is the lead researcher for the study. For information contact Tom Beery, tbeery@d.umn.edu or 726-7333.

ALRC 25th ANNIVERSARY
The American Indian Learning Resource Centers 25th Anniversary Fundraiser, Dinner, and Auction will be held at 6 pm on Nov. 14, in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. The featured artist will be award winning artist, art educator, and museum curator, Jeff Savage. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door, UMD students $25.
This event is presented By American Indian Learning Resource Center (AILRC) and the American Indian/Alaskan Native Alumni Committee. Donations for the auction are being accepted. For info, see http://www.d.umn.edu/ailrc/ or contact the AILRC Office at 726-6379, or ailrc@d.umn.edu.

GLENSHEEN
An evening event entitled Glensheen Living Literature: Edgar Allan Poe will be held at 7 pm on Thurs., Oct. 23 and Sat., Oct. 25. Glensheen is set for spooky thrills. Experience an eerie classic by Edgar Allan Poe in a 39-room mansion on the shores of Lake Superior. The event includes a “flashlight tour” and refreshments.

The first tour at Glensheen begins daily at 9:30 am, and last tour begins at 4 pm. After October 19, Glensheen is open during weekends, Sat. and Sun. from 9:30 am-3:30 pm. The first tour begins at 10 am, and the last tour begins at 3 pm.

For info email glen@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-8910.

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