UMD TWEED MUSEUM OF ART
The UMD Tweed Museum of Art is the sole beneficiary of the $3.2 million
Marguerite L. Gilmore Charitable Foundation-a bequest from the estate
of Duluth resident and retired teacher, the late Marguerite Louise Gilmore.
The gift is designated to the Tweed Museum “to acquire art of high
quality with a focus on three-dimensional art.” The museum will
also include photography in the acquisitions, a favorite hobby of Ms.Gilmore.
UMD FACULTY AWARDS
Stephen B. Castleberry, professor, Marketing; Carmen M. Latterell, associate
professor, Mathematics and Statistics; and Justin Rubin, professor, Music,
have all been awarded the Horace T. Morse Award-Minnesota Alumni Award
for Outstanding Undergraduate Education.
Vicki Hansen, professor, Geological Sciences, has been awarded the Chancellor's
Distiguished Research Award.
Faculty members who receive this award are honored for their excellence
in research, scholarly contributions to their field and for their dedication
to student research in education.
Curt L. Anderson, professor, Economics, has been awarded the Jean G. Blehart
Distinguished Teaching Award.
This honor is given each year to a faculty member who has made contributions
to the teaching mission of UMD that are of extraordinary quality.
Eve Browning, professor, Philosophy, has been awarded the Albert Tezla
Teacher/Scholar Award. This award is given annually to a faculty member
in the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Fine Arts who has an exceptional
and effective teaching style that emphasizes the worth of research in
a learned discipline and the maturing impact scholarly activity has on
the development of human attitudes and values.
Janice Kmetz, associate professor, Art & Design, School of Fine Arts;
Jennifer Mencl, assistant professor, Management Studies, LSBE; Bruce Mork,
instructor, Sociology/Anthropology, CLA; Steve Sternberg, associate professor,
Chemical Engineering, SCSE; and Anne Tellett, assistant professor, Social
Work, CEHSP, have all been awarded the Outstanding Faculty Advisor Awards.
The Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award is given each year to faculty members
who have demonstrated outstanding service to their students.
NEW VIDEOS ON EMERGENCY WEBSITE
ITSS student employees working in the Multimedia Hub have produced three
video programs on personal safety. View them at: http://www.d.umn.edu/emergency/safety/videos.html.
The videos highlight burglary prevention, car break-in prevention, and
UMD Safewalk for personal safety. All videos star UMD students in acting
roles and were produced by student employees. For more info contact Linda
Deneen at email@example.com.
DARLAND SCHOLARSHIP NOMINATION
Faculty or staff members may nominate a student for the Raymond W. Darland
All-American Scholarship Program by submitting: a letter of nomination
identifying the candidate and the candidate’s qualifications; a
current UMD unofficial transcript; and the candidate’s resume indicating
community and campus involvement. Nominations must be made by faculty
and administrative staff; no self-nominations will be accepted. Nominations
must be received by Nancy Carl in the Financial Aid Office, 184 DadB by
April 4, 2009.
WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD
All members of the UMD community are invited to nominate any current or
former UMD faculty or staff woman for the Linda Larson-Commission on Women
“Woman of the Year” award. The nomination should be in the
form of a letter that includes the following: the name of the woman being
nominated including contact info for her; a description of the activities
of this woman that show outstanding contribution to the continuing improvement
of women’s experiences at UMD and in Duluth at large; and the name
and contact information for the person(s) nominating this individual.
Nominations can be sent to Kim Riordan, Chair, UMD Commission on Women,
in 120 Montague Hall or firstname.lastname@example.org
by April 14, 2009.
Volunteers are needed for both the Graduate Program Ceremony and the Bachelor’s
The Graduate Program Ceremony is at 7 pm on Thurs., May 14 in the Romano
Gymnasium. Volunteers are needed from 5-7 pm to hand out programs, line
up the graduates, and answer guest and student questions. The Bachelor’s
Degree Ceremony is at noon on Sat., May 16 in the DECC Arena. Volunteers
are needed from 10 am-noon to help the graduates line up, hand out programs,
answer guest questions and help guests in the VIP section. Volunteers
will review their responsibilities on Wed., May 13 at 2 pm in the Administrative
Conference Room, 520 Darland Administration Building, during the Commencement
Committee meeting. If interested, call Lucy Kragness at 726-6176.
2008 NCAA II Championship Football tees, hoods, banners, and pennants,
2009 Women’s Hockey NCAA Frozen Four long sleeve tees, and 2009
WCHA Championship tees, hoods, and caps are available in UMD Stores
street level and online at http://www.umdstores.com.
Spend $50 in April at UMD Stores street level and receive a free UMD water
bottle while supplies last. UMD Stores EXPRESS is going green the
week of April 20.
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. While supplies
last, get a free FUZE Empower (Pomegranate Acai Berry) with the purchase
of pink UMD items. 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.
Jefferson Lines offers daily bus service, year round, from the UMD Campus
to the Twin Cities. Purchase tickets at UMD Stores street level.
For store hours, events, and merchandise visit http://www.umdstores.com.
Sale locations vary and some restrictions apply to sales listed.
KUMD is proud to be the official radio station of the Duluth Homegrown
Music Festival from April 26-May 3. Tune in during Homegrown for live
studio sessions during the day and on “the Local” at 5 pm
KUMD 103.3 is member supported public radio. Stay tuned for their Great
Summer Getaway Giveaway during the spring membership drive with over $15,000
in prizes, including concert tickets, kayak trips, lake cabin vacations
Spring training for volunteering at KUMD begins at 5:30 pm on April 6,
in 130 Humanities. Contact Program Director Maija Morton at email@example.com
or call 726-7183.
Subscribe to The Sea Grant Files: Fresh News about Fresh Water, KUMD's
most popular podcast. Visit http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kumd/.jukebox?action=podcasts
or listen during Northland Morning, Wed. mornings at 7:45 am.
Listen live On-line at www.kumd.org
or on the radio 103.3FM. To contact KUMD email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 726-7181.
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UMD EVENT PUBLICITY
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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
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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 email@example.com.
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