Tuesday, September 22, 2009 * Volume 27, Number 2 | PDF

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art EVENTS  


Selected works from the Richard E. and Dorothy Rawlings Nelson Collection of American Indian Art are on display and will be rotated every four months.

“Natural World Observed 2009, National Academy of Plein Air Painters,” will be shown from Sept. 29 - Dec. 20.

“Art for Hire: Prints from the Minnesota WPA,” lithographs by Minnesota artists employed by the Works Progress Administration, 1933-43, will be shown through Jan. 3.

A UMD faculty exhibition will be shown through Jan. 10. It features work by Alison Aune, Steve Bardolph, David Bowen, Gloria DeFilipps Brush, Marian Colman, Jen Dietrich, Jennifer Gordon, Elizabeth James, Holly Anderson Jorde, James Klueg, Janice Kmetz, Vicky Lehman, Ryuta Nakajima, Robert Repenski, Eun-Kyung Suh, and Rob Wittig. The reception is from 2 - 4 pm on Sunday, Oct. 18.

The works of modernist Guatemalan photographer Luis Gonzales Palma will be shown from through Jan. 17.

"Andy Warhol: Pop and Polaroid,” a select set of Warhol Polaroids and black and white prints, will be shown through May 16.

The exhibition, “A Flow of Ideas: Selections from the Permanent Collection,” includes 70 artworks that demonstrate how related works of art, when viewed together, may best reveal common themes. It will be shown through July 11.

Truman Lowe, sculptor, will give a presentation as part of the Artists Lecture Series at 6 pm on Monday, Oct. 19.

Discovery at Tweed continues through December 1 every Tuesday from noon – 3 pm where the public is invited to observe Tweed Museum staff and UMD student interns as they conduct an extensive inventory and assessment of the museum’s collection, including notes on the condition and the history of each object.

Story Time at Tweed is held every Thursday at 10 am for children ages three to five.

Senior student shows will be featured throughout the year, including: September 22 - 27: Jennie Lennick; September 29 - October 4: Becca Bear and Lucy Voller; October 6 - 11: Carl Salmela and Morgan Pease; October 13 - 18: Lori Buoen; October 20 - 25: Jaclyn Halla; October 27 - November 1: Sarah Lamb and Suzanne Wyss; November 3 - 8: Zach Chase and Kevin Kramer; November 10 - 15: Naomi Asselin and Kyle Benson; November 17 - 22: Kimberly Reed; December 1 - 6: Jill Barle; and December 8 - 13: Sasha Kolosnjaj.

For Tweed Museum information go to http://www.d.umn.edu/tma, contact tma@d.umn.edu, or call 726-8222.


All events will be held in Weber Music Hall unless otherwise noted.

The 8th Annual Weber Concert featuring Richard Stoltzman, clarinet, the UMD Symphony Orchestra, and the UMD Jazz Ensemble I, will be held at 7:30 pm on Thurs., Oct. 8.

Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman with the American String Quartet will perform as part of UMD's Ovation Guest Artist Series at 7:30 pm on Fri., Oct. 9.

A Faculty Artist Recital featuring Justin Henry Rubin, organ, will be held at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (219 N. 6th Ave. E.) at 7 pm on Sun., Oct. 11.

A Faculty Artist Recital featuring UMD's Faculty Woodwind Quintet will be held at 7:30 pm on Oct. 12.

A Faculty Artist Recital: Special Homecoming Concert will be held at 7:30 pm on Thurs., Oct. 15.

A Faculty Artist Recital featuring Regina Zona, soprano, will be held at 3 pm on Sun., Oct. 18.

A Faculty Artist Recital: Music for Piano and Percussion featuring Jeanne Doty, piano, and Gene Koshinski, percussion, will be held at 7:30 pm on Wed., Oct. 21.

The Chorale Ensembles: the Concert Chorale, University Singers, and the Chamber Singers, will perform at 3 pm on Sun., Oct. 25.

A Senior High Honor Choir will perform at 4 pm on Mon., Oct. 26 and a Senior High Honor Orchestra will be held at 4 pm on Fri., Oct. 30.

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

theatre EVENTS

Sugar, a musical farce, will open Oct. 22 and run through Oct 31 on the Mainstage Theatre of the Marshall Performing Arts Center. This musical version of the screen classic Some Like It Hot is directed by Kate Ufema. Gangster chases, train rides, boat rides, cross-dressing, confused proposals, millionaires, and starving musicians take the audience from Chicago to Miami. For info, call the UMD Box Office at 726-8561 or see http://www.d.umn.edu/theatre.

athletic EVENTS

The UMD Fooball team team will play Minnesota State-Moorhead at 1 pm on Oct. 3, St. Cloud State at 1 pm on Oct. 17, and Minnesota Crookston at 1 pm on Oct. 31. All games will be played in Malosky Stadium.

The UMD Men's and Women's Cross Country team will compete in the UMD Pine Hall Invitational in Carlton on Oct. 10 at 10 am and 10:45 am, respectively.

The UMD Volleyball team will play Wayne State at 7 pm on Oct. 2, Augustana at 4 pm on Oct. 3, Bemidji State at 7 pm on Oct. 6, U. of Mary at 7 pm on Oct. 16, and Northern State at 4 pm on Oct. 17. The games will beheld in the Romano Gym.

The UMD Soccer Team will play Concordia-St. Paul at 1 pm on Oct. 10, St. Cloud State at 1 pm on Oct. 11, and Wayne State at 6 pm on Oct. 30. All games are played in the Malosky Stadium.

The UMD Men's Hockey team will play British Columbia (Exhib.) at 7:07 pm on Oct. 3, Lake Superior State at 7:07 pm on Oct. 9, Northern Michigan at 7:07 pm on Oct. 11, Minnesota State-Mankato at 7:07 pm on Oct.16, Minnesota State-Mankato at 7:07 pm on Oct. 17, Clarkson at 7:07 pm on Oct. 30, and Clarkson at 7:07 pm on Oct. 31. All games will be played at the DECC.

The UMD Women's Hockey team will play Robert Morris at 6:07 pm on Oct. 2, Robert Morris at 3:07 pm on Oct. 3, St. Cloud State at 6:07 pm on Oct. 10, St. Cloud State at 3:07 pm on Oct. 11, North Dakota at 7:07 pm on Oct. 23, and North Dakota at 7:07 pm on Oct. 24. All games will be played at the DECC.

The UMD Softball team will play University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire at 3 pm on Oct. 3, University of Wisconsin-Stout at 5 pm on Oct. 3, St. Scholastica at 10 am on Oct. 4, Concordia St. Paul at 12 pm on Oct. 4, and Finlandia University at 2 pm on Oct. 4.

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

EVENTS, lectures, workshops

The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium holds free public shows at the planetarium every Wednesday 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.

The UMD Office of Civic Engagement is presenting information by over 30 community sites at the volunteer fair. The volunteer fair is on Sept. 23 from 9 am - 2 pm in the Kirby Ballroom. Opportunities to volunteer include the areas of education, environment, social justice, animal welfare, healthcare, and art and culture. For more information, please contact Dylan Savall at 726-8645 or sava0089@d.umn.edu.

Access for All is sponsoring a “Closer Look” presentation and discussion on psychological disabilities on Wed., Sept. 23, at 3:30 pm, in KSC 268. Michelle Stronach from UMD Health Services will share her knowledge and experience on this topic. This is the first in a series of presentations and discussions about disabilities. For info contact pcragun@d.umn.edu or call 726-8727.

“The Post Racial Ideal” will be presented by visiting Philosophy Department lecturer Ron Sundstrom (B.A. from UMD, currently at the University of San Francisco). It will be held in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda from 4 - 5:30 pm on Wed. Sept. 23. This lecture demonstrates how rhetoric around the post racial ideal interacts with arguments for and against colorblindness (race and ethnicity neutrality) in law and public policy.

Sundstrom will also present “Mixed Race and the Ethics of Identity” from 7 - 9 pm on Tues., Sept. 29 in Montague 70, and a Philosophy Dept. Colloquium entitlied “Xenophobia and Racism” from 4 - 6 pm on Mon., Oct. 5, in ABAH 225. For more information on these events contact Jason Ford at jford@d.umn.edu.

The UMD Queer and Allied Students Union presents Rick Landman, author of the forthcoming Ich bin Ein New Yorker who will speak on “Gay, Jewish, German and Proud: Insights from a Gay Activist Son of Holocaust Survivors” at 6 pm on Thurs., Oct. 22, in the Kirby Ballroom. For information contact 726-7300, anichols@d.umn.edu or see http://www.d.umn.edu/mlrc/glbt.


Erik R. Peterson, senior vice president of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C. and director of CSIS’ Global Strategy Institute will present “The World to 2025” at 7 pm on Wed., Sept. 23 in Bohannon Hall 90. Peterson will analyze the seven most important trends that are shaping the world: resource management and environmental stewardship; technological innovation and diffusion; the development and dissemination of information and knowledge; economic integration; the nature of conflict; and the challenge of governance. Peterson will also present an Alworth Institute International Brown Bag Luncheon titled “Global Water Futures” at noon on Sept. 24 in the Rafters of the Kirby Student Center.

“A Return to Global Growth, Rebalancing Still Ahead” will be presented by Keith B. Hembre, Chief Economist & Chief Investment Strategist for US Bank. He will discuss the recent global financial crisis and the potential for recovery. This lecture will take place on Wed., Oct. 7 at 7 pm in the UMD Library Fourth Floor Rotunda.

Alworth Institute International Reading Group will hold its first 2009-2010 meeting on Tues., Sept. 29 at 7 pm in the UMD Library Fourth Floor Rotunda. The group will discuss The Geography of Bliss: One Grump’s Search for the Happiest Places in the World by Eric Weiner.

“Canada and the U.S.: Partners in Recovery” will be presented by General Martin Loken, Minneapolis-based Canadian Consul, at noon on Thurs., Oct. 1 in the UMD Library Fourth Floor Rotunda.

“Backpacking through the Scottish Highlands: A Cultural Experience” will be presented by Shawn Grund, Senior in UMD’s Communication Department, at noon on Thurs., Oct. 8 in the UMD Library Fourth Floor Rotunda.

For info contact 726-7493, alworth@d.umn.edu or see www.alworth.org.

There will be a UMD Student Learning and Assessment mini-conference on Wed., Sept. 23 on the third floor of the Kirby Student Center. There will be presentations, discussions, best practices, updates on UMD’s campus plan for the assessment of student learning and an overview of assessment forms, tools and data. The program is available online at http://www.d.umn.edu/vcaa/assessment/documents/Mini-conferenceupdated.pdf.

Learn about global opportunities at the UMD Study Abroad Fair from 9 am - 3 pm on Thurs., Sept. 24 in the Kirby Ballroom.

A Study Abroad 101 Session, where students can learn the basics about global opportunities at UMD, will be held at 5 pm on Sept. 24 in LSBE 165.

A Study Abroad 101 Session will also be held at 3 pm on Thurs., Oct. 1 in Kirby 333.

See more information about programs and events at http://www.d.umn.edu/ieo or stop in 138 Kirby Plaza.

The Department of Biology and host John Dahl present Mary Miller, associate professor from Rhodes College, speaking on ”Localization driven G1 cyclin activity in the budding yeast/ S. cerevisiae," on Sept. 25 at 3:15 pm in 185 Life Science; refreshments will be served at 3 pm For special accommodations, or to visit with this seminar speaker, please contact the biology office at 726-6262.

Stephen Calculator, professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, will present the keynote address, "AAC & Inclusive Education for Students with Severe Disabilities" at the Eddy Lecture at 8 am on Sept. 26 in Bohannon Hall 90. For more information about the event see http://www.d.umn.edu/csd/eddy/lecture.html, or contact Danielle Visina at 726-7307 or visin004@d.umn.edu.

Kirby Program Board presents “Let’s Talk about Sex: J-Spot with Jay Friedman” at 7:30 pm on Mon., Sept. 28 in the Rafters. for info contact Joie Acheson Lee at 726-8740 or jacheson@d.umn.edu.

The seminars, all held on Thursdays, begin at 3:30 pm in LSCI 175; refreshments follow the seminar. Write to geol@d.umn.edu for more information.

Wanda Taylor, Geological Sciences Outstanding Alumna, will speak on Oct. 1.

Kelly MacGregor, assistant professor of glacial geomorphology, Macalester College. St. Paul, Minn., will present “Geomorphic and climatic change over the past 13 ka at Swiftcurrent Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana” on Oct. 15.

Kim Lapakko, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Minerals Division, will present on Nov. 5.

Bryan Bandli, scientist, Geological Sciences, University of Minnesota Duluth, will present “An introduction to the UMD Scanning Electron Microscopy Laboratory: Microanalytican Tools and Applications” on Nov. 12.

Check out the upcoming events at the Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center, part of the Center for Environmental Education at UMD.

A Mushroom Field Hike with Larry Weber will be held on Oct. 6.

A Log Forwarder and Portable Sawmill Demonstration will be held on Oct. 10.

An Agate Festival, a family fun event, will be held on Oct. 11.

A workshop on How to Use a GPS Receiver will be held on Oct. 24.

An Introduction to Landview for Landowners, Foresters, and Loggers will be held on Oct. 24. Learn how to map your property, transfer GPS points to aerial photos, etc.

Pre-registration is required for all events listed. Call 218-721-3731, email boulder@d.umn.edu, or see http://www.boulderlake.org.

“A Season with Raptors” will be presented by Debbie Waters, Director of Education at the Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory. This University for Seniors presentation will be held at 11:30 am on Mon., Oct. 5, in the Rafters, All are welcome to attend and learn about the annual hawk migration. For more information contact Clara Weitz at cweitz@d.umn.edu.

A workshop on the prevention of sexual harrassment, open to students, faculty and staff, will take place on Thurs., Oct. 8, from 9 - 10:30 am in the Kirby Student Center 323. The presenter is Deborah Petersen-Perlman, director of the UMD Office of Equal Opportunity. Registration is required for this workshop and can be done by sending an e-mail to cracklif@d.umn.edu.

special EVENTS

Join KUMD at Beaner’s Central for their One Week Live celebration, through Sept. 26. The event features live music every night and a singer/songwriter contest on Wednesday. For info see http://www.kumd.org.

A Marvels of Modernism exhibit is on display in the Swenson Science Building atrium from Sept. 23 through Oct. 2. A career talk about landscape architecture will be held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 1 in SSB 115. Misa Inoue of Oslund + Associates will present a gallery talk about the Rice Garden outside the Swenson Science Building and will share her thoughts about the Marvels of Modernism exhibit at 7 p.m. on Oct. 1 in the Swenson Science Building atrium and SSB 115. The exhibit and presentations are sponsored by the Minnesota Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. For info, contact 726-7101.

Alpha Nu Omega will hold a 50th Reunion event in Duluth on Sept. 24 - 26. A mixer will be held from 4:30 - 8:30 pm on Sept. 25 in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. They will also gather at Grandma’s Sports Garden, participate in the Les McKeen Golf Tournament at Northland Country Club, have brunch at Midi restaurant, and party at the DECC. For info see: http://www.d.umn.edu/~alphanu/.

The Class of 1959 50th Reunion will hold many events during homecoming weekend. A reception will be held at 6 pm on Thursday, Oct. 15 in the Tweed Museum of Art, followed by the "Faculty and Students at Play" concert in Weber Music Hall. A campus tour and lunch will be held at UMD on Sat., Oct. 17 at 7:30 pm. Other events include a Vista Fleet Excursion harbor tour and lunch, a social and dinner at the Kitchi Gammi Club, a brunch at Black Woods restaurant, and bird watching at Hawks Ridge. For information contact alumni@d.umn.edu or call 726-8829.

E-Fest, a career fair specifically for students from UMD interested in opportunities in engineering, computer science, and science, will be held from 10 am - 2 pm on Sept. 30, in Kirby Ballroom. Employers will promote positions and internships and answer questions about requirements for careers in science and engineering. Students register for the fair at the door. Students can log into their GoldPASS account at www.goldpass.umn.edu to drop a resume to recruiters or sign up for on-campus interviews. This event is free and open to current students and UMD alumni.

The UMD Athletic Department will hold its Hall of Fame Banquet on Oct. 2, at 5:30 pm in the Moorish Room at Greysolon Plaza. The following athletes will be inducted: Jeff Guidinger, Ron Johnson, Derek Plante, Cory Veech, Ann (Patet) Henry, and Scott LeDoux. To register contact Karen Stromme, UMD Athletics, 170 SpHC, 726-7143 or email her at kstromme@d.umn.ed.

Mark your calendars for UMD’s Homecoming when the UMD Bulldog football team plays the St. Cloud State Huskies beginning at 1 pm on Saturday, Oct. 17 in Malosky Stadium. For information contact alumni@d.umn.edu or UMD Athletic Office at 726-7518 or see http://www.umdbulldogs.com.

glensheen EVENTS

The historic Congdon estate, Glensheen mansion, is open daily from 9 am to 5:30 pm. The first tour begins at 9:30 am, and last tour begins at 4 pm. For information e-mail glen@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-8910.

EVENTS, faculty and staff

The Write Now workshop series is designed to help faculty, adjuncts, and TAs who are the “instructors of record.” All workshops for this series will be in KSC from 2:30 - 4 pm on the following dates: Sept. 23, Oct. 14, Nov. 18, and Dec. 9. For more information, email lrutherf@
d.umn.edu or ssmith3@d.umn.edu.

Doing More with Less: Streamlining Your Teaching workshop takes place from 2 - 3:30 pm on Sept. 25 in Chester Park building room 102. Register with Jason Ellis at jellis2@d.umn.edu or 726-6355.

Tech Talk is a forum for faculty from every corner of the campus and an arena for educational adventure. They have a bite of lunch and hash over the trials, triumphs, and techniques that teaching with technological tools involves. Remaining sessions will be in KSC 333 from noon - 1 pm The dates are Oct. 9, Nov. 12, Dec. 2, and Dec.18. For more info contact LeAne Rutherford at lrutherf@d.umn.edu or 726-6207. Presented by IDS and ITSS.

Human Resources presents the following Wellness Workshops from noon - 1 pm: Understanding Memory Loss - Recognizing What’s Not Normal Aging on Thurs. Sept 24; Inducing Relaxation Through Nature and Photography, Session 2 on Fri. Sept. 25; Inducing Relaxation Through Nature and Photography, Session 3 on Mon. Sept. 28; and Getting to Know Your Employee Health & Wellness Center on Wed. Sept. 30. For info contact Lita Condes Wallace at 726-7822 or see http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr.

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