Tuesday, February 24, 2009 | Volume 26, Number 10| PDF

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COMMISSION ON WOMEN GRANTS
The UMD Commission on Women is currently accepting grant applications for the 2009-20010 academic year.
Small grant applications for $300 or less, will be accepted throughout academic year. The deadline for major grants, $301-$1000, for Fall semester 2009 programs is April 17.
Grants may be awarded to individuals or organizations seeking assistance in providing programs or activities which directly benefit a broad group of women in the UMD community.
For more info. contact the Grant Committee chair Joanne Itami at 726-6319 or jitami@d.umn.edu. Grant information and applications are available online at: http://www.d.umn.edu/comwomen/grant/grantrequestform.php.

STUDENT NOMINATIONS
Nominations are now being accepted for UMD Student Awards. Recognizing outstanding leadership in students on campus, including the prestigious Sieur Du Luth Award. Awards also recognize outstanding staff, faculty, and advisors and their work with students. Student Awards nominations can come from any faculty, staff, or student at UMD. Winners and nominees are celebrated at a reception and brief ceremony on April 19 in the Kirby Ballroom.
For more information about the various awards, the nomination process, and info. about serving on a selection committee, visit: www.d.umn.edu/kirby/studentawards. Deadline for nomination submissions is Friday, Feb. 27.

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ADVERTISING AWARDS FOR UMD

Nine UMD design projects received 12 awards at the American Advertising Federation Duluth/Superior ADDY® Award event on Feb. 21.

A promotional brochure done for Department of Art and Design designed by Mariana M. Waisman, assistant professor, received a Gold ADDY® Award. Steve Bardolph provided photography.

Student Mike Malone, with assistance from Jim Storck, received a Silver ADDY® for the 2008 AAF Vance and Betty Lee Stickell Brochure.

The Searchpiece and Viewbook, UMD Office of Admissions materials, created by WestmorelandFlint, received a Gold ADDY® Awards. Brett Groehler provided photography.

UMD Office of Admissions materials created by WestmorelandFlint, received a Gold ADDY® Award as well as Judges Row and Judges Special Recognition awards.

The Labovitz School of Business Building Opening Commemorative Program created by WestmorelandFlint received a Gold ADDY® Award and a Judges Row award. LSBE Building Opening Commemorative materials received a Silver ADDY® Award. Brett Groehler provided photography.

Office of Civic Engagement Own Your Vote Campaign created by WestmorelandFlint received two awards; the materials received a Gold ADDY® Award and the art/logo received a Silver ADDY® Award.

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

UMD Stores will donate a portion of the selling price of “Pink Ribbon” UMD caps and pink “Minnesota Duluth” tees, and pink UMD hockey jersey to St. Luke’s Regional Breast Center in Duluth, Minn. Pink UMD wear is available at UMD Stores on campus, online at www.umdstores.com, and at UMD men’s and women’s hockey games at the DECC.

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, visit http://www.addinguptozero.com.

Sign up for and redeem UMD Stores Reward points at www.umdstores.com.  

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.

KUMD NEWS
The Basement, a college radio program produced by UMD students, runs every night of the week beginning at 9 pm.

Soul Village, airing Fridays at 5 pm, highlights a mix of old-fashioned soul music. Caribbean Roots and Putumayo World Music Hour airs Sunday mornings starting at 10 am. The Local, airing on Wednesdays at 5 pm, is hosted by Starfire and showcases new and old local and regional talent and a weekly calendar of community music events.

Jenny Lemmon and Rob the Blob host the Best of the Basement featuring the newest music in the KUMD library on Tuesdays at 5 pm.

Upcoming live in-studio sessions feature singer/songwriter Danny Schmidt at 1 pm on Feb. 25. New England folk singer Bill Staines will be in the KUMD studio at 1 pm on Feb. 26. Schmidt and Staines each play at Amazing Grace Bakery in the evening after their KUMD guest appearances.

KUMD 103.3fm is a member supported community radio station broadcasting from UMD. Their pledge drive begins April 19. For info on the schedule, upcoming sessions, volunteering, and to subscribe to a weekly update, see http://www.kumd.org. To contact KUMD email kumd@kumd.org or call 726-7181.


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