Tuesday, January 27, 2009 | Volume 26, Number 8 | PDF

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MINNESOTA BOOK AWARDS
Feb. 1 is the deadline for nominations to the 21st annual Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards, presented by the University of Minnesota Duluth Library and Friends of the Duluth Public Library. These awards recognize books that substantially represent the history, culture, heritage or lifestyle of northeastern Minnesota.
To nominate a book, visit the NEMBA Web site at www.d.umn.edu/lib/nemba. Complete a nomination form and send it, along with one copy of each nominated book, and the $25 entry fee for each title to UMD Library, c/o Brenda Bonnema.
For information, call 726-6843 or e-mail bbonnema@d.umn.edu. A free, community reception honoring all nominated authors will be held on Sun., May 17 at the UMD Library.

administrative NEWS

STUDENT EMPLOYEE NOMINATIONS
Student Employee of the Year Nominations are due Feb. 13. Contact Barb at 726-8297 or bgunders@d.umn.edu with questions.

HEALTH SERVICES AWARDED
Health Services has been awarded the certificate of accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care Inc. (AAAHC). In order to achieve accreditation, Health Services underwent an extensive on-site survey of its facility and services that evaluated all aspects of patient care. Health Services provides medical services, counseling and education all aimed at the specific needs of today’s college student. This is the sixth consecutive time Health Services has received a three year accreditation.

UMD STORES
UMD Stores will have back packs, posters, and 2009 novelty calendars for 25% off through Feb. 1.  Look for special buys on selected brand clothing. 

2008 NCAA II Championship football tees and hoods are available in UMD Stores street level.

UMD Stores EXPRESS will feature a bargain books sale Jan. 29 - Feb. 6 and a sidewalk sale Feb. 9-20.

Use the UMD reusable tote bag for 10 purchases and get entered in a drawing for monthly prizes. UMD Stores is proud to support UMD’s “Adding Up To Zero” initiative. http://www.addinguptozero.com.

Sign up for and redeem UMD Stores Reward points at www.umdstores.com. Every dollar spent at UMD Stores equals one point. Earn a $10 UMD Stores Gift Card after reaching 1000 points. 

Online textbook buyback is available at http://www.umdstores.com.

Jefferson Lines offers daily bus service, year round, from the UMD Campus to the Twin Cities. The weekend “Movie Express” bus service is also available.

For store hours, events, and merchandise visit http://www.umdstores.com. Sale locations vary and some restrictions apply to sales listed.

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UMD EVENT PUBLICITY
There are many ways to get publicity for your UMD events: Currents faculty-staff newsletter, the WEB Calendar of Events, Business Announce E-mail, Department Web pages, News Releases, the UMD Home Page, advertisements, producing brochures, and advertising in the Statesman student newspaper. Information and policies can be found at http://www.d.umn.edu/publications/publicizingevents.html.


UMD CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Scheduling events? Make sure you post them on the web calendar: See the web pages http://www.d.umn.edu/umdevents and http://www.d.umn.edu/currents/calendar-how-to.html.
Don't forget, public events must be posted on the web calendar and sent to Currents before you can send out a UMD business announce message. For more information, contact Cheryl Reitan at 726-8996 or e-mail creitan@d.umn.edu.

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