Tuesday, April 14, 2009 | Volume 26, Number 13| PDF

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art EVENTS  

TWEED MUSEUM
“Draw to Live and Live to Draw: Prints and Illustrations by Wanda Gag” is on display thru May 17.

“Apart at the Seams: Drawings and Paintings by Allen D. (Big Al) Carter” will be on display thru May 17.

“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.

The Visual Lecture Series will host Bruce Aune, emeritus professor of Philosophy at UMASS Amherst. Aune will present “Plato’s Objections to Mimetic Art” at 5 pm on May 5.

A Saturday Afternoon Gallery Talk will be held every Saturday at 2 pm.

Each Tue., from noon - 4 pm during Spring Semester, the public is invited to Discovery at Tweed. The events allow the community to observe museum staff, UMD student interns, and volunteers as they process and assess works from the collection. The public component is important because the museum also wants to capture stories from individuals in the community.

Senior Student Shows will be featured throughout the year including: James Cook, and Jeff Schwerten (online show) thruMay 3, and Daniel Oyinloye and Kevin Craig (online show) from May 5-10. 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 .

A Percussion Ensemble Concert will be held at 7:30 pm on April 29.

The Choral Masterworks Concert will be held at 7:30 pm on May 1 and 3 pm on May 3.

A Jazz Ensembles Concert will be held at 7:30 pm on May 6 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.

A Vocal Jazz Concert will be held at 7:30 pm on May 8.

The Twin Ports Wind Orchestra: American Masters, The Music of John Williams will be held at 3 pm on May 31.

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

theatre EVENTS

Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare and directed by Tom Isbell will be performed at 7:30 pm from April 29 thru May 2. Shakespeares classic comedy features the proud Benedick and the sharptongued Beatrice, both of whom vow to never marry. Then they fall in love with each other.
For more info visit: http://www.d.umn.edu/theatre/Current_Season_.html

athletic EVENTS

MEN'S BASEBALL
The UMD Men's Baseball team will play Upper Iowa at 1:30 pm on May 2 and at noon on May 3. All games are played on campus at Bulldog Park, adjacent to Griggs Field.

WOMEN'S SOFTBALL
The UMD Women's Softball team will play Mayville at 2 pm on April 28. All games are played at the Junction Avenue Field.

MEN'S AND WOMEN'S TRACK
The NSIC Championships begin May 9.

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

EVENTS, faculty and staff

SPRING IDS EVENTS
An Instructional Development Services workshop, Creating More Reflective Learners: Tips and Tools will be held from 3-4:30 pm on Apr. 30 in 268 KSC. Register with Jason Ellis at jellis2@d.umn.edu or 726-6355.

A Write Now Series workshop, Picking a Place to Publish will be held from 2:30-4 pm on May 6 in 351 KSC.

The Early Career workshops are held from noon-1:50 pm in 333 KSC and include: Teaching Assessment and Evaluation on May 1, an a Wrap-Up Session on May 8. For information email or call Shelley Smith at ssmith3@d.umn.edu or 726-7715.

To find out what is happening in classrooms and offices where technology is changing teaching, learning, and the interface with students, join Tech Talk from noon-1 pm in 333 KSC on May 13.

For more info contact LeAne Rutherford at lrutherf@d.umn.edu or 726-6207.

ITSS EVENTS
Google Apps, presented by Bruce Reeves and Amanda Evans ITSS Tech Tues. event, will be held at 2 pm at the Viz Lab, 154 MPAC. For more info visit: http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/ttt/.

A Self-Paced Training session, Copyright 101: What is Copyright? and Copyright 102: Copyright for Faculty is offered. For more info and to register visit: http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/SPLA/itss.html.

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

All trainings are held in 25 DAdB.
A Budget Journals class will be held from 12:30-4:30 pm on April 30, a HRMS Inquiry class will be held from 8:30 am- 3:30 pm on May 13, and a Pay/Leave/HSA class will be held from 8:30 am- 2 pm on May 14.
For more info or to enroll in training, contact Training Services at 612-626-1373 or email: trngsvcs@umn.edu. View their website at http://www.umn.edu/ohr/trainingservices.


EVENTS, lectures, workshops

SUSTAINABILITY EVENTS
“Sustainability and U: Viewpoints from UMD,” the culmination of April sustainability events, will be held at 10:30 am on Apr. 29 in Weber Music Hall. Join UMD Chancellor Kathryn A. Martin and U of MN Vice President Kathleen O’Brien. For more information, visit the UMD Sustainability blog at www.addintguptozero.com or Sustainability and U page at www.uservices.umn.edu/sustainableU.

STUDY ABROAD EVENTS
Learn basics of study abroad through Study Abroad 101. Sessions are held at 3 pm every Thurs in 21 SCC .
For info, visit the IEO website at www.d.umn.edu/ieo or visit 138 Kirby Plaza.

PLANETARIUM
The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium holds free public shows at the planetarium every Wed. evening at 7 pm. Shows include: In Search of Martians on April 29, Stargazing Tonight on May 6, and the Arrowhead Astronomical Society presents on May 13. Private shows are available by appointment for groups of 10 or more. See list of shows at http://www.d.umn.edu/planet/programs.

BIOLOGY SEMINARS
“Wetland atrazine concentrations and occurrences of gonadal anomalies in field-collected northern leopard frogs (Rana pipiens)” will be presented by Angela Rohweder, Biology master’s degree candidate, UMD on May 1 at 3:15 pm in 185 LSci. For more info call 726-6262 or email: biol@d.umn.edu.

UNIVERSITY FOR SENIORS
Adventures in Turkey will be presented at 11:30 am on May 4 by Donna Effinger. She shares her journey to Turkey, visiting Instanbul, Troy, Ephesus, Kusadasi, Pergamon, Aphrodesias, Antalya, and Cappadocia. This event is free and open to the public. For more info contact Clara Weitz at cweitz@d.umn.edu.

OFFICE OF CIVIC ENGAGEMENT EVENTS
The last POV Series film, Made in L.A. by Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar, will be shown at 2 pm on May 5 in Bohannon 90. Dylan Savall will facilitate discussions after the film.
For more info contact Dylan at sava0089@d.umn.edu or 726-8645.

ALWORTH EVENTS

Brown Bag Lunches
A Brown Bag lunch, “Medellin, Cali and Bogota: Flowers, Salsa, Telefericos in Colombia” will be presented by Adam Pine at noon on April 30 in the Library Rotunda.

Alworth Events
Resonance: The Odyssey of the Bells documentary film screening and discussion about the Duluth Peace Bell, presented by Paul Creager, filmmaker will be held at 7 pm on April 29 in 80 Montague Hall.

The Alworth Institute lecture, “Cuba: The Evolution of the Revolution and the U.S. Response,” has been rescheduled for 7 pm on May 6.

For more info contact Cindy Christian at alworth@d.umn.edu.

HEALTH SERVICES EVENTS
All events are held from noon - 1 pm unless noted.

Seizure Recognition and Response will be held on April 29 in 333 KSC.

Sleep Deprivation: The Missing Link to Obesity and Overweight will be held on April 30 in 323 KSC.

A stress management workshop series will be held from 3-4 pm on April 29 in the Library Rotunda.

For more info on any of the events contact Dori Decker at 726-7046 or ddecker@d.umn.edu or visit: http://www.d.umn.edu/hlthserv/.

PURCHASING CARD TRAINING
Attend a training sessions to obtain a Purchasing Card or to brush up on the program details at 1 pm on April 29 in 311 KSC or April 30 at 1 pm in 311 KSC. Advanced registration isn't necessary. For info, call 726-7168.

ACADEMIC HEALTH SEMINAR
John W. Osborn, professor, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, UM, will present “Establishment of a national consortium to unravel the complexities of neurogenic hypertension” at noon on May 5, in 130 SMed. For more info call Nancy Dold at 726-8513 or Kristian Brown at 726-6354.

MEDICAL SCHOOL EVENT
Donald R. Dengel, associate professor in the School of Kinesiology at the UM Twin Cities, will present “The Decline of Arterial Health in Children: The Roles of Obesity and Physical Activity” at noon on May 8 in 130 School of Medicine. For more info contact Michelle Juntunen at 726-6876.

BOWLING EVENT
“Bowling, Pizza, and Pop” a Campus Women event, will be held from 5:30- 7:30 pm on May 8 at Stadium Lanes, 132 N 34th Ave West. Faculty and staff are invited to bring family and friends. For more info email Dori Decker at ddecker@d.umn.edu or call 726-7046. To register visit, http://www.d.umn.edu/~lwallace/CampusWomen/2009may.doc.

INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES
UMD is a co-sponsor of the Minnesota Indigenous Language Symposium on May 18 and 19 at the Northland Inn, Brooklyn Park, Minn. UMD's Gekinoo’imaagejig (The Ones Who Teach), UMD's Eni-gikendaasoyang (Center for Indigenous Knowledge and Language Revitalization), the American Indian Studies Department of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, and the Grotto Foundation are the hosts. The symposium will focus on technology, teacher training, teaching methods, community resources, curriculum development models, adult learning, and evaluation. For information see www.d.umn.edu/enigikendaasoyang/symposium/ or contact Jennifer Niemi at 726-8419, jehlen@d.umn.edu; or Beth Brown at 612-624-8217 or brow0857@umn.edu.

UMD FARMERS MARKET
The Farmers Market at UMD/Market Day in the Plaza celebrates its 10th anniversary. It opens on May 20 from 2 to 4:30 pm and every Wed. until Sept. 30 at the Kirby Bus Hub. The market offers local musicians, and artisans and supports local farmers.

Growers can contact Leah Nelson of the Sustainable Farming Association at 940-2138. Artists can contact Teri Glembin at tglembin@d.umn.edu or 726-6507. For more info and to view a list of vendors, go to: http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/wellness/farmersmarket. For general info, contact Lita Wallace at lwallace@d.umn.edu or 726-7822.


special EVENTS

LAKE SUPERIOR GEOLOGY
The Precambrian Research Center, a field mapping institute jointly managed by the Natural Resources Research Institute and the Dept. of Geological Sciences, will be hosting the 55th Annual Institute on Lake Superior Geology in Ely, Minn from May 5-10. The meeting includes two days of technical sessions and seven field trips on the geology and resources of the Ely area. Jim Miller, Dept. Geological Sciences, is the principal chairman of the meeting. For more info e-mail scse@d.umn.edu.

NEMBA WRITING WORKSHOP
The UMD Library and Lake Superior Writers will host the NEMBA writing workshop, led by Annette Atkins, entitled “Writing and Remembering Our Stories” from 2-4 pm on May 16, in the Library Rotunda. Explore the sacred responsibilities of writers’ work and words. The writing workshop fee is $35 for LSW members and $40 for nonmembers. To register, e-mail deborahdebcoop@aol.com.

MULTICULTURAL EVENTS

April is Latin American Awareness Celebration and Sexual Assault Awareness Month.


The film: Machuca will be shown at noon on Arpil 28 in 273B KSC.

Cookies for Equality Bake Sale will be held at 10 am on April 28 in the Kirby Commons.

Take Back the Night will begin at 5 pm on April 30 at the Washington Center. Located at 310 North 1st Ave. West.
The march starts at 7 pm with a speak out to follow.

MAY Events
Prom will be held on May 2 in the Kirby Rafters. The time is TBA.

A WRAC Brown Bag: Meditation will be held at noon on May 6 in 268 KSC.

For more info on any of the events contact David L. Comer at dcomer@d.umn.edu or Susana Pelayo Woodward at swoodwar@d.umn.edu.


GLENSHEEN
Glensheen is honoring Mom with three occasions to celebrate Mother’s Day. A tour and celebratory buffet will be held at 9:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 4:30 pm on May 10.

Glensheen will offer free tours on Friday, May 22, in celebration of 30 years as historic house museum open to the public. The complimentary community day begins at 9:30 am and the last tour starts at 4 pm. The standard house tours will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Beginning May 23, the first tour at Glensheen begins daily at 9:30 am, and last tour begins at 4 pm. For info email glen@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-8910.

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