Every Tuesday from noon to 4 p.m. through August
11 the Tweed Museum presents Discovery at Tweed when museum staff and
UMD student interns publicly inspect and assess extraordinary objects
from the museum’s collection. The museum’s collection, with
more than 6,000 artworks, is comprised of truly curious and beautiful
Story Time at Tweed is held every Thursday at 10
am for children ages 3 -5 with a parent or guardian present.
Join the Tweed staff for the Saturday Afternoon
Gallery Talk held evey Saturday at 2 pm.
"Apart at the Seams": Drawings and Paintings
by Allen D. (Big Al) Carter will be on display thru August 16.
"Force of the North": Selections from
the Potlatch Collection of Royal Canadian Mounted Police Illustrations,
WPA continues through August 30.
"Art for Hire": Prints from the Minnesota
WPA will be on exhibit through September 6.
Selections from The Richard E. and Dorothy Rawlings
Nelson Collection of American Indian Art will be on display thru Sept.
For Tweed Museum information, go to http://www.d.umn.edu/tma,
contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 726-8222.
and theater EVENTS
The popular musical Footloose, centered
around the theme of a city boy who comes to a small town where rock music
and dancing have been banned, is directed by Ann Bergeron. Footloose
will be presented at 7:30 pm July 29-31, and Aug. 1 in the Marshall Performing
Arts Center. The UMD production takes an international turn when young
artists from the Istanbul University State Conservatory join talented
UMD theatre students in this rock ‘n’ roll classic.
Le Nozze di Figaro – a comic opera
by Mozart will be performed at Glensheen on Mon., Aug. 3; Wed., Aug. 5;
Sun., Aug. 9 and Tues., Aug. 11. The famous opera, set in Count Almaviva’s
castle in Seville in the late 18th Century, is transported to the shores
of Lake Superior during this once-in-a-lifetime production. Each act takes
place in a different space at Glensheen, the historic Congdon estate,
creating an intimate and memorable experience for the audience. Seating
is limited, $50 per person. Call (218) 726-8910 for more details.
For more info visit www.umdartsfest.com,
call 726-8561 or visit http://tickets.umn.edu
The UMD Football team will play Football vs. Concordia - St. Paul at 6
pm on Sat., Aug. 29 and Central Washington at 7 pm on Thurs., Sept. 3.
All games will be played in Malosky Stadium. The Sept. 3 game will be
The UMD Women’s Soccer team will play Northern Michigan at 1 pm
on Sept. 7 in Malosky Stadium.
For more information, contact the UMD Athletic
Office at 726-7518 or see http://www.umdbulldogs.com.
The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium holds free public shows every Wed.
evening at 7 pm. Private shows are available by appointment for groups
of 10 or more. See list of shows at http://www.d.umn.edu/planet/programs.
faculty and staff
SEARCH COMMITTEE TRAINING
A training session for EOAA Search Comittee certification is scheduled
for Wednesday, Aug. 5 from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. Email email@example.com
to RSVP for this training and to receive final details.
NSC DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE
The Department of Human Resources and the Environmental Health and Safety
Office are offering two classes of defensive driving on Wed., Aug. 5,
from 5-9 p.m. and Thurs., Aug. 6, from 5-9 p.m. in the Garden Room.. The
courses are free for UMD faculty and staff. A DDC4 certificate will be
issued upon completion of the course. For more information and to register
COLD REGIONS ENGINEERING
The 14th Conference on Cold Regions Engineering will be held in Duluth
from Aug. 30 - Sept. 2. This international conference begins with meetings
of the Technical Committee on Cold Regions Engineering (TCCRE) on Saturday,
Aug. 29 and registration opens on Sunday at noon. The theme for the conference
is Cold Regions Impacts on Research-Design-Construction. The schedule
includes a variety of tours, including one of the landmark Aerial Lift
Bridge and the Skyline Parkway. For more information visit http://content.asce.org/conferences/coldregions2009/
UMD FARMERS MARKET
The Farmers Market at UMD/Market Day in the Plaza is held every Wed. until
Sept. 30 at the Kirby Bus Hub. The market offers local musicians, and
artisans and supports local farmers. The musician schedule includes: July
29: Michael Monroe; Aug. 5: Hatti Peterson; Aug. 12: Galen White; Aug.
19: Perfectini; Aug. 26: Kathy McTavish; Sept. 2: Ryan Jordan; Sept. 9:
Bill & Kate Isles; Sept. 16: Colleen Myhre; Sept. 23: The Electron;
Sept. 30: and Eric Rhame.
Growers can contact Leah Nelson of the Sustainable
Farming Association at 940-2138. Artists can contact Teri Glembin at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
SOCIAL WORK IN RURAL AREAS
The 34th Annual National Institute on Social Work and Human Services in
Rural Areas, sponsored for the first time by UMD Continuing Education
and the Department of Social Work, will be held on July 27-28 at the Holiday
Inn Hotel & Suites in Downtown Duluth. This year’s conference
theme is Diverse Populations: Challenges for Rural Social Work in the
21st Century. A full conference schedule, including a pre-conference event,
Holiday Inn lodging information, and various links to conference features,
can be found at: http://www.d.umn.edu/goto/rswconference.
ALUMNI NIGHT WITH HUSKIES
Join UMD athletics, alumni and friends for a night of baseball, food,
and fun to honor the UMD Bulldog 2009 Football Champions and the WCHA
Men’s Hockey Champions on Wed. Aug 5. Members of the teams will
be in attendance at the baseball game. UMD hockey coach, Scott Sandelin,
will throw out the first pitch. The Huskies battle the Mankato Moondogs
at 7 p.m. There is special UMD ticket pricing: $ 7.50/person includes
a general admission ticket and a voucher for a hotdog and soda Print out
your own voucher (available on the website http://www.d.umn.edu/alumni)
and bring it to Wade Stadium on game night when purchasing your tickets
or stop by the UMD Athletics Office for a reduced price game voucher to
present on game night. Call 218-726-8168. There are no advance reservations
necessary for this event.
PUNT, PASS & KICK COMPETITION
UMD will join the Punt, Pass and Kick Competition, a national event held
every year sponsored by the National Football League and the Boys and
Girls Club. UMD is hosting the event on Sat., Aug. 8, at Malosky Stadium.
The competition is open to boys and girls ages 8-15 and is free for all
competitors. Registrations forms and more information can be found at
the Facilities Management website www.d.umn.edu/fm
or picked up in the Facilities Management Office in 241 Darland.
UMD AT THE STATE FAIR
Join UMD at the Minnesota State Fair Thurs., Aug 27, Fri., Aug. 28, and
Sat., Aug. 29. UMD takes the stage on Fri., Aug. 28 with the pepband and
a music students performance. Stop by the UMD booth and learn more about
UMD’s vibrant campus and programs. UMD is inside the UM Crossroads
building on Dan Patch Avenue and Underwood Street at the “Connect
to the U” booth. Alumni, current students, future students and anyone
else who has a UMD connection are welcome to stop by.
Departments and programs who would like to work
at the fair booth should contact Cheryl Reitan, University Relations,
firstname.lastname@example.org, 218-726-8996. The booth is open from 9 am - 9 pm. The
Eni-gikendaasoyang Program/CEHSP, the Office of Disability Resources,
and admissions staff have already signed up. See: http://www.d.umn.edu/unirel/homepage/09/statefair09.html.
SUMMER AT GLENSHEEN
Glensheen will offer free Concerts by the Lake on Wednesday nights in
July on the lawn beginning at 7:30 pm.
The first tour at Glensheen begins daily at 9:30 am, and last tour begins
at 4 pm. For info email email@example.com
or call 726-8910.
The free Festival of Fine Art and Craft will be
held on Sat. Aug. 15 from 9 am - 5 pm. The region’s finest artists
participate in the show named a “best bet” by the Duluth
News Tribune and attended by thousands every year.
For information call 218-726-8910, 1-888-454-GLEN
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org,
or see http://www.d.umn.edu/glen/.
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