“Selected works from the Richard E. and Dorothy Rawlings Nelson
Collection of American Indian Art are on display and will be rotated every
“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 Sun., Oct. 18.
The works of modernist Guatemalan photographer
Luis Gonzales Palma will be shown through Jan. 17.
"Andy Warhol: Pop and Polaroid,” a select
set of Warhol Polaroids and black and white prints, will be shown through
The exhibition, “A Flow of Ideas: Selections
from the Permanent Collection,” includes 70 artworks. They demonstrate
how related works of art, when viewed together, may best reveal common
themes. It will be shown through July 11.
“Natural World Observed 2009, National Academy
of Plein Air Painters,” will be shown through Dec. 20.
"Creating a Healing Journey with Art,"
assembled by MLS student Sue Myers, will be shown Oct. 13 -18. It contains
artwork created by survivors of domestic violence.
Truman Lowe, sculptor, will give a presentation
as part of the Artists Lecture Series at 6 pm on Monday, Oct. 19.
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: Oct. 6 - 11: Carl Salmela and Morgan Pease; Oct.
20 - 25: Jaclyn Halla; Oct. 27 - Nov. 1: Sarah Lamb and Suzanne Wyss;
Nov. 3 - 8: Zach Chase and Kevin Kramer; Nov. 10 - 15: Naomi Asselin and
Kyle Benson; Nov. 17 -22: Kimberly Reed; Dec. 1 - 6: Jill Barle; and Dec.
8 - 13: Sasha Kolosnjaj.
Discovery at Tweed continues every Tuesday from
noon – 3 pm through Dec. 1. 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.
For Tweed Museum information, go to http://www.d.umn.edu/tma,
contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 726-8222.
All events will be held in Weber Music Hall unless
The 8th Annual Weber Concert, featuring Richard
Stoltzman, clarinet, the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, and the 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 the 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 Luthern 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 concert will be held
at 4 pm on Mon., Oct. 26 and a Senior High Honor Orchestra concert will
be held at 4 pm on Fri., Oct. 30.
Sugar, a musical farce, directed by Kate
Ufema, will open Oct. 22 and run through Oct. 31 on the Mainstage Theatre
of the Marshall Performing Arts Center. Show times are Oct. 22 - 24, and
Oct. 28 - 31 at 7:30 pm and Oct. 25 at 2 pm 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.
The UMD Football team will play UMD's homecoming game against St. Cloud
State at 1 pm on Oct. 17. They play 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 (Men) and 10:45 am (Women).
The UMD Volleyball team will play 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 be held 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 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 and 17, and Clarkson at 7:07 pm on Oct. 30 and 31.
All games will be played at the DECC.
The UMD Women's Hockey team will play 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.
For more information, contact the UMD Athletic Office at 726-7518 or see
The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium holds free public shows at the planetarium
every Wednesday evening at 7 pm. Stargazing Tonight: - What’s up
in the night sky for October (ages 5 and up) will be presented on Oct. 7.
Arrowhead Astronomical Society Topics (for ages 10 and up) will be presented
on Oct 14. A presentation on UFOs will be held on Oct. 21. The Educational
Series: The Big Bang will be presented to ages 10 and up on Oct. 28. Private
shows are available by appointment for groups of 10 or more. See list
of shows at http://www.d.umn.edu/planet/programs.
ALWORTH INSTITUTE EVENTS
“A Return to Global Growth, Rebalancing Still Ahead” will
be presented by Keith B. Hembre, chief economist and chief investment
strategist for U.S. 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.
BROWN BAG LUNCHES
“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
For info contact 726-7493, email@example.com
or see http://www.alworth.org.
The WRAC Brown Bag "Culture of Rape: Acquaintance of Date Rape on
College" presented by PAVSA will take place Wed., Oct. 7 at noon
in KSC 273B.
"Sharing Hardship, Sharing Hope" will be presented by Jubilee
House, Center for Development in Central Africa, on Oct. 20 at noon in
the KSC Garden Room.
"Train Your Brain: Living with Learning Disabilities" will be
presented Wed., Oct. 21 from 3:30 - 5 pm in KSC 273B.
Craft Sales will be held from 10 am - 1 pm in the Kirby Student Center
in front of the first floor UMD Bookstore on October 20 - 21.
The Second Annual Student Leadership Conference "I Can Fix Racism"
will be presented by damali ayo on Wed. Oct. 28 from 4 - 5 pm in the Kirby
A Femicide Awareness Display will be featured from 10 am - 3 pm on October
21 - 23 at the Kirby Student Center in front of the first floor UMD Bookstore.
"Dia de Los Muertos, Day of the Dead" will be on display from
Oct. 30 - Nov. 14 in the Multicultural Center.
A Little History Worth Knowing will be featured on Wed., Oct.
7 from 3:30 - 5 pm in KSC 273B.
Maid in America by Anayansi Prado will be presented on Mon.,
Oct. 12 from noon - 2 pm in KSC 273.
Radio will be featured on Wed., Oct. 14 from 3:30 - 5 pm in KSC
I am Sam will be featured on Wed., Oct 28 from 3:30 - 5 pm in
A Halloween Movie Day will be featured on Fri., Oct. 30 from noon - 6
pm in KSC 273.
For more information on these event contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
PREVENT SEXUAL HARASSMENT
A workshop on the prevention of sexual harassment, open to students, faculty
and staff, will take place on Thurs., Oct. 8, from 9 - 10:30 am in 323
Kirby Student Center. 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 email@example.com.
STUDENT LEARNING MINI-CONFERENCE
There will be a UMD Student Learning and Assessment mini-conference on
Thurs., Oct. 8 in the Knowledge Management Center in SCC 42. Initiating
an Assessment Plan is a hands-on workshop which guides participants through
a clear process to write program level student learning outcomes and coordinate
them to UMD’s learning goals and outcomes. For more information
contact presenters Susan Darge at firstname.lastname@example.org,
Julie Westlund at email@example.com,
or Paul Treuer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BOULDER LAKE EVENTS
Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center, part of the UMD Center for
Environmental Education, has fall programs: Log Forwarder and Portable
Sawmill Demonstration on Oct. 10; Agate Festival, a family event, on Oct.
11; a workshop on How to Use a GPS Receiver on Oct. 24; and an Introduction
to Landview for Landowners, Foresters, and Loggers on Oct. 24. Call 721-3731,
e-mail email@example.com, or see
GEOLOGY FALL SEMINARS
The seminars, all held on Thursdays, begin at 3:30 pm in 175 Life Science.
Refreshments follow the seminar. Write to
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Kelly MacGregor, assistant professor of glacial geomorphology, Macalester
College. St. Paul, will present “Geomorphic and climatic change
over the past 13 years 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, UMD, will present “An
introduction to the UMD Scanning Electron Microscopy Laboratory: Microanalytican
Tools and Applications” on Nov. 12.
END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
"Be the Solution: What men can do to help end violence against women"
will be presented by Steve Wick, the head organizer of CHAMPS (Challenging
All Men to Prevent Sexism) on Oct. 21 from noon - 1 pm at KSC 268 in the
Multicultural Center. This presentation is about the prevalence of violence
against women and what men on campus can do to help end it. For information
about the Women's Resource and Action Center see http://www.d.umn.edu/mlrc/wrac.
GAYS AND THE HOLOCAUST
The UMD Queer and Allied Students Union presents Rick Landman, author
of the forthcoming book Ich bin Ein New Yorker. He 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, email@example.com
or see http://www.d.umn.edu/mlrc/glbt/.
GENOCIDE AND VIOLENCE SPEAKERS
The Center for Genocide, Holocaust and Human Rights Studies of UMD will
host "Genocide and Gender-Based Violence: Darfur, the Holocaust,
and American Indians" on Sat. Oct. 24 from 10 am to 4 pm in the Kirby
Ballroom. Featured speakers include Holocaust scholar Elizabeth Baer,
"Women in the Holocaust"; Ellen Kennedy from the Center for
Holocaust and Genocide Studies, "Gender-based Violence in Darfur";
Holocaust survivor Margo DeWilde; Suzanne Koepplinger from the Minnesota
Indian Women's Resource Center, "Trafficking of American Indian Women";
and American Indian trafficking survivor Christine Stark. For more information
contact Alexis Pogorelskin at 726-7548 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Study in Hamilton, New Zealand at the University of Waikato. Details of
the program and past student experiences will be presented on Wed., Oct.
7 at 4:40 pm in LSBE 165.
The 31st year of the UMD Study in England Programme located in Birmingham,
England information session will be held Thurs., Oct 8 at 4:30 pm in LSBE
165. It will cover course offerings, location, housing options, financial
aid, and scholarships. Study Abroad 101 will be presented every Thursday
during fall semester at 3 pm in Kirby 333 (except Nov. 26). Students
are encouraged to integrate a global experience into studies, strengthen
resumes, and expand experiences. Topics covered are: where in the world,
how credits earned abroad apply to progress at UMD, costs and financial
aid for study abroad, taking and making friends abroad, and staying in
touch with family.
The campus and community are invited to join the UMD Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual,
Transgender, and Allies Commission for the National Coming Out Day Luncheon
on Thurs., Oct. 8, from noon to 1 pm in the Kirby Student Center Ballroom. Speakers Kim Riordan and Julian Vela will
share some of their experiences. If you would like to attend, contact
a commission member, or e-mail Angie Nichols. RSVPs required.
The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later will
be performed at 7 pm on Mon., Oct. 12 at the Duluth Playhouse, 506 W.
Michigan Street, Duluth, MN 55802.
The 10th Annual Hate Crimes Vigil will be held
from 5 - 8 pm on Mon., Oct. 12 in Kirby Lounge.
The film, Jim in Bold will be shown from
noon - 1:30 pm on Tues., Oct 13, 12 - 1:30 pm in KSC 273.
An open panel by Queer and Allied Students Union
speakers, will be held from 5 - 6 pm on Wed., Oct. 14 in Kirby 333. Q
& A follows.
The film, Left Lane, about folk poet Alix
Olson will be shown from noon - 1:30 pm on Tues., Oct. 20 in KSC 273 B.
The film, Looking for Langston, a memoriam
to Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance, will be shown from noon
- 1:30 pm on Tues., Oct. 27 in KSC 273 B.
For info. e-mail Angie Nichols at email@example.com.
UMD Homecoming 2009 is October 14 - 17. The Homecoming theme is
Dog Eat Dog. Events include a bonfire and athlete meet and greet, 5K trail
run, cardboard boat races, hockey tailgating party, and the Football Game.
The UMD Bulldogs will play the St. Cloud State Huskies at the Malosky
Stadium on Oct. 17 at 1 pm.
For a complete listing of events see http://www.d.umn.edu/homecoming.
FALL ALUMNI EVENTS
The Class of 1959 50th Reunion will hold many events during homecoming
weekend. A reception will be held at 6 pm on Thurs., Oct. 15 in the Tweed
Museum of Art followed by the "Faculty and Students at Play"
concert in Weber Music Hall. Refreshments, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 726-8829.
KUMD’s fall membership drive is from Oct. 17 to Oct. 25. The need
help answering phones for a couple of hours during the drive. To volunteer
call 726-7181. Wondering about a song you heard on KUMD? Go to their home
page, http://www.kumd.org, to see the
three most recently-played songs during local programming. To search further,
click the "Playlists" tab to search playlists for many of their
There will be a Depression Screening on Wed., Oct. 7 in the Kirby Ballroom
from 1 - 3 pm. This event is intended to be an educational opportunity
as well as a screening tool for students interested in or concerned about
having depression. Students can fill out a questionnaire, get information
and resources, watch a video, and meet with a counselor, one-on-one.
A Stress Management Workshop Series will be presented in the Library Rotunda
from 3 - 4 pm on Wednesdays from Oct. 14 - Dec. 2. This eight week series
will provide students with methods and techniques for stress management.
A Women’s Sexuality Series will begin on Wednesdays, from Oct. 14
- Nov. 18. in Kirby 361 from 2 - 3 pm This six week series will provide
a comfortable and open forum for women to share thoughts, concerns, and
questions about sexuality.
For more information on these events contact Dori Decker at email@example.com
or call 726-7046.
"Post-Race America? Racism in the Age of Obama," part
of the second Annual Student Leadership Conference, will be presented
by visual and performing artist damali ayo from 4 - 5 pmon Wed.,Oct. 28, in the Kirby Ballroom. damali’s book,
How to Rent a Negro, was acclaimed as “one of the most trenchant
and amusing commentaries on contemporary race relations.” Her radio
work “Living Flag: Panhandling for Reparations” won a Silver
Reel Award from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters. Through stories and using a sense of humor, she offers ten practical personal
interaction solutions for people to improve the state of race relations.
For info contact 726-8170, firstname.lastname@example.org.
PHARMACEUTICAL CARE CLINIC
The College of Pharmacy is making appointments for their Pharmaceutical
Care Clinic for Wed., Nov. 11 and Wed., Nov. 25. The clinic is free and
gives students a chance to help people make the best use of their medications.
All activities are overseen by a pharmacist. At the appointment,
participants will be asked about their health and medications. The
students will make a plan and three weeks later, particpants will receive
their plan in the mail to share with their physicians. To get information
or make an appointment, call 726-6800.
The historic Congdon estate, Glensheen mansion, is open daily from 9 am
- 5:30 pm. The first tour begins at 9:30 am, and last tour begins at 4
pm. For information e-mail email@example.com
or call 218-726-8910.
GLENSHEEN LIVING LITERATURE
On Thurs., Oct. 22, Fri., Oct. 23 and Sat., Oct. 24 at 7 pm, Glensheen
will set the stage for spooky thrills. Experience the eerie classic,"The
Monkey’s Paw,” in a 39-room mansion on the shores of Lake
Superior. The event, priced at $32 for the general public and $27 for
friends of Glensheen, includes a guided discussion, “flashlight
tour” and refreshments. Call 218-726-8910, 1-888-454-GLEN or e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
faculty and staff
Tapping Creativity in Any Discipline with Brad Hokanson, Art & Design,
UMTC will be held from 10:30 am - noon on Thurs., Oct, 8 in 268 Kirby
Student Center. For info contact Jason Ellis in the Instructional Development
Service at email@example.com or 726-6355.
Tech Talk is a forum for faculty from every corner of the campus and an
arena for educational adventure. Faculty will 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
or 726-6207. Presented by IDS and ITSS.
ELECTRONICS FOR TEACHING
Part of the ITSS Workshop Series Announcement: “Core things Students
Want Electronically" will be presented in the Knowledge Management
Center SCC 42 on Fri., Oct. 9 from 10 am - noon. The first hour of this
session will focus on syllabi, grades, and other electronic resources,
and the second hour will be unstructured open work session. For more information
on this workshop see http://www.d.umn.edu/itss/support/Training/workshop/
or contact Amanda at email@example.com
Technology Tuesdays all start at 2 pm and are held in 154 MPAC. Each seminar
is free and open to everyone. A presentation titled, "Email Clients:
No Mulberry...What should I use?" will be held on Oct. 13. A presentation
titled, "Gmail as your email" will be held on Oct. 20. A presentation
titled,"Viz Lab Open House 10th Anniversary" will be presented
on Oct. 27. A presentation titled, "Data Warehouse" will be
held on Nov. 3. A presentation titled, "PDF’s: Tricks, Tips,
Traps" will be held on Nov. 10 and a presentation titled, "Manage
Mailing lists with Mailman" will be presented on Nov. 17. All programs
are sponsored by the ITSS training team. For more information contact
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: Oct.
14, Nov. 18, and Dec. 9. For more information contact LeAne Rutherford
at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
The EGMS Proposal Preparation course on Wed., Oct. 28 provides hands-on
instruction for entering proposals into the Electronic Grants Management
System (EGMS). The course goes from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm in 25 Darland.
A Sponsored Projects Administration course, which provides an overview
of the sponsored project administration process for unit administrators
involved in sponsored project management will be on Thurs., Oct. 29 from
8:30 am - 4 pm, and Fri., Oct. 30 from 8:30 am - noon in the Garden Room.
The Effort Certification course provides an overview of the effort certification
process and its surrounding policies. The course runs from 1 - 4 pm on
Fri., Oct. 30. It will be held in the Garden Room.
For information or training requests contact Training Services at 612-626-1373
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