The Art and Design Visual Lecture Series presents
Todd Shanafelt, ceramist at 6 pm on Mon. Nov. 30 in 90 Bohannon Hall.
For more information, see http://www.d.umn.edu/tma/visuallectureseries.html.
Story Time at the Tweed is held every Thursday
at 10 am for children ages three to five.
Senior student shows will be featured throughout
the year, including: 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 the 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.
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 through 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.
An exhibition by Luis Gonzales Palma, a modernist
Guatemalan photographer, will run 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. They demonstrate
how related works of art, when viewed together, may best reveal common
themes. It will be shown through July 11.
"Form and Surface: Selections from the Glenn
C. Nelson Collection" will be shown beginning Nov. 8 through 2010.
On Nov. 8 from 2 - 4 pm there will be a Family Art Hour, a reception,
and Lynas catalog release. At 6 pm on Nov. 10, Dr. Robert Poor will give
For Tweed Museum information, go to http://www.d.umn.edu/tma,
contact email@example.com, or call 726-8222.
All events will be held in Weber Music Hall unless
A Jazz Scholarship Benefit will be held at 7:30
pm on Wed., Nov. 4 in the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
The Senior High Honor Band, directed by Mark Whitlock, will perform at
4 pm Sat., Nov. 7
A wind ensembles band concert, directed by Dan
Eaton and Mark Whitlock, will be held at 3 pm on Sun., Nov. 8.
The Ovation Guest Artist Series presents Ismir State Conservatory Soprano,
Jeannette Thompson. This performance will be held at 7:30 pm on Mon.,
The Symphony Orchestra's 10th Annual Story Hour
Rebirth Symphony, directed by Jean R. Perrault, will be presented at 7:30
pm on Fri., Nov. 13.
A Faculty Artist Recital: Theodore Schoen, clarinet
and an evening of clarinet masterworks featuring the Brahms Trio for Clarinet,
Cello and Piano will be presented at 7:30 pm on Mon., Nov. 16. Betsy Husby,
cello, and Alexander Chernyshev, piano, will join Schoen.
An evening of Extraordinary Opera Scenes, featuring
the works of Martin Beck and Stephen Schwartz, will be presented at 7:30
pm on Fri., Nov. 20 and Sat., Nov. 21.
The Percussion Ensemble, directed by Gene Koshinski,
will perform at 7:30 pm on Tues., Nov. 24.
A Guitar Ensemble Concert I and II, directed by Billy Barnard (I) and
Jacob Jonker (II) will be presented at 7:30 pm on Tues., Dec. 1.
A Music Series Student Recital, Louise Buckley
(clarinet) will be presented at 7:30 pm, on Wed., Dec. 2.
A Vocal Jazz Concert performance titled "Lake
Effect and Chill Factor," directed by Tina Thielen-Gaffey, will be
presented at 7:30 on Fri., Dec. 4.
A Symphony/Chamber Orchestra "Sounds of the
Season" Concert, directed by Jean R. Perrault will be presented at
7:30 pm on Sat., Dec. 5.
The University and Chamber singers directed by
Dr. Stanley Wold in conjunction with the Concert Chorale, directed by
Tina Thielen-Gaffey, will perform "Choral Sounds of the Season"
will be presented at 1:30 pm on Sun., Dec, 6.
The Concert Band & Symphonic Wind Ensemble,
directed by Daniel W. Eaton and Mark Whitlock, will perform at 4 pm on
Sun., Dec. 6.
A Music Series Student Recital, Erik Leist &
Tyler Woods (trumpet) will be presented at 7:30 pm on Tues., Dec. 8.
The Jazz Ensembles Concert, Jazz Ensemble I, directed
by Ryan Frane, and Jazz Ensemble II, directed by Dr. Tom Pfotenhauer,
will perform at 7:30 on Wed., Dec 9.
A Music Series Student Voice Recital, with Suzy
Sweeney & Bridget Smith, will be presented at 7:30 pm on Sat., Dec.
Sausage!, a commedia dell’arte, directed
by Bill Payne, features a scoundrel, wily servants, and, of course, sausage. Performed
for the first time by a college troupe, Sausage! is edge-of-your-seat
anticipation of improvisational theatre at its best.
For info, call the UMD Box Office at 726-8561 or see
The Men's Basketball team will play Michigan Tech at 3 pm on Nov. 15 and
Wisconsin-Superior at 8 pm on Nov. 24. The games will be held on Romano
The Women's Basketball team will play Michigan Tech at 1 pm on Nov. 15,
Minot State at 6 pm on Nov. 17, and Northern Michigan at 6 pm on Nov.
24. The game will be held in Romano Gym.
The NCAA Division II Playoffs are Nov. 14, 21, and 28.
The UMD Men's Hockey team will play Michigan Tech at 7:07 pm on Nov. 13
and Nov 14. All games will be played at the DECC.
The UMD Women's Hockey team will play Minnesota State-Mankato at 6:07
pm on Nov. 21 and at 3:07 pm on Nov. 22. All games will be played at the
The NSIC first round, semi-finals, and finals will be Nov. 4, 7, and 8.
The NCAA first round, second round, and quarter finals will be Nov. 13,
15, 20, and 22.
The UMD Volleyball team will play Concordia-St. Paul at 7 pm on Nov. 3,
Upper Iowa at 7 pm on Nov. 13, and Winona State at 4 pm on Nov. 14. The
games will be held in the Romano Gym.
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 at the planetarium every Wednesday evening at 7 pm.
"What is up in the November Sky?" (ages
5 and up) will be held on Nov. 4.
Arrowhead Astronomical Society Topics
(for ages 10 and up) will be presented on Nov. 11.
"The Stars, Galaxies,
and Cosmology Series: Classical Mechanics," will continue on Nov.
"Astronomy Lessons from Star Wars: Come and
Explore the galaxy with Luke Skywalker and Chewy" will be presented
on Nov. 25.
"Stargazing tonight " will be presented
on Dec. 2 .
Arrowhead Astronomical Society Topics (for ages
10 and up) will be presented on Dec. 9.
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
“Extremist Rehabilitation in Saudi Arabia”
will be presented by Christopher Boucek, associate, Middle East Program
of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, at 7 pm on Wed., Nov. 4
in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda.
“Obama’s Foreign Policy” will
be presented by Thomas Hanson, former career U.S. Foreign Service Officer,
on Wed., Nov. 11 at 7 pm in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda.
BROWN BAG LUNCHES
“The Spaces of the University: Minnesota
and Cambridge, UK” will be presented by David Beard, Department
of Writing Studies, at noon on Thurs., Nov. 5 in the Fourth Floor Library
“Monster in the Lake: A Brazilian Odyssey”
will be presented by Kelly Wendt, Department of Geological Sciences, at
noon on Thurs., Nov. 12 in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda.
“International Education through Study Abroad,”
part of International Education Week, will give faculty and students a
chance to discuss study abroad experiences. It will be held at noon on
Thurs., Nov. 19 in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda.
The Alworth Institute Reading Group will meet at
7 pm on Mon., Nov. 16 in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda to discuss Winter
in Madrid by C. J. Sansom. Books are for sale at the UMD Book store. Maureen
Tobin Stanley, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, will provide
information about Spain’s history.
St. Andrew’s Night will take place at 6 pm
on Thurs., Dec. 3 in Griggs Center. Evening includes local Scottish entertainment
and a presentation by William Henderson, director, Alworth Institute,
entitled, “Burns’ Country: A Photographic Portrait.”
For information on these events contact 726-7493,
firstname.lastname@example.org or see http://www.alworth.org.
WRAC Brown Bag: "Teaching and Living in Kurdistan"
will be presented by Micca Leider at noon on Wed., Nov. 4 in KSC 273B.
"A Closer Look: Visual Impairments" will
be presented from 3:30 - 5:30 pm on Wed., Nov. 11 in 268 KSC.
A Look in the Mirror - The Memoir of a Deaf Performer,
a play written and performed in ASL by Nic Zapko and created in collaboration
with Zaraawar Mistry with interpretation into English by Patty Gordon
will be held at 7 pm on Fri., Nov. 13 in 90 Bohannon.
A Salsa Dance will be held from 7 - 11 pm on Sat.,
Nov. 14 in the Kirby Ballroom.
WRAC Brown Bag: "Healthy at Any Size"
will be presented by Linda Gokee-Rindal at noon on Wed., Nov. 18 in 273B
"Train Your Brain: At First Sight" will
be presented from 3:30 - 5:30 pm on Wed., Nov. 18 in 273B KSC.
"Dia de Los Muertos, Day of the Dead"
will be on display through Nov. 14 in the Multicultural Center.
For more information on these events e-mail email@example.com.
Heidi Seeland, M.S. degree candidate, Integrated Biosciences, will present
“Model development to understand raptor migratory pathways on Minnesota’s
North Shore” at 3:15 pm on Fri., Nov. 6 in 185 Life Science, hosted
by Gerald Niemi. For info contact 726-6262.
BOULDER LAKE EVENTS
Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center, part
of the UMD Center for Environmental Education, will hold a Christmas Tree
Cut on Dec. 5. For information call 721-3731, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org,
or see http://www.boulderlake.org.
GEOLOGY FALL SEMINARS
All the seminars are held on Thursdays at 3:30
pm in 175 LSci. Refreshments follow the seminar. Write to email@example.com
for more information.
Kim Lapakko, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources,
Minerals Division, will present “Environmental Dissolution of Duluth
Complex Rock” 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.
Study Abroad 101 will be presented every Thursday during fall semester
at 3 pm in 333 Kirby (except Nov. 26). Students are encouraged to integrate
a global experience into studies, strengthen resumes, and expand experiences.
For info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or
KUMD premiers the Alworth International lecture series. These are public
lectures by local, national and international authorities, and will air
on KUMD’s local public affairs program, “public/uncut,”
every other week, on Monday at 7 pm.
"The Declining Prestige of Fiction in the United Kingdom" will
be presented on Nov. 16.
On Nov. 30 "Extremist Rehabilitation in Saudi Arabia" will be
presented by Christopher Boucek, associate of the Middle East Program
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. For info contact 726-7181.
FALL SUSTAINABILITY FAIR
The Fall Sustainability Fair will take place from 10 am – 3 pm on
Wed., Nov. 4 in the Kirby Lounge. Presentations include "How to Grow
Food in NE Minnesota" presented by local farmers from 11 am –
noon; "Getting Local Food at UMD" presented by MPIRG from noon
– 1 pm; "UMD Sustainable Agriculture Project" presented
by Randy Hanson from 1 – 2 pm; and "Local Food in Local Businesses"
presented by the Whole Foods Coop, Duluth Grill, and St. Luke’s
Hospital from 2 – 3 pm. For questions, contact Brian Bluhm at 726-6623
MEMORIAL BLOOD DRIVE
The Kirby Student Center is sponsoring a blood drive with Memorial Blood
Center on Thurs., Nov. 5. There are 25, fifteen-minute time slots to fill
between 1:30 - 4:30 pm. To sign up or for additional questions, visit
the Kirby Information Desk or call 726-7163.
QASU'S FALL DRAG SHOW
UMD's Queer and Allied Students Union will present their Fall Drag Show
in the Kirby Ballroom at 7 pm. on Sat., Nov. 7.
FALL CAMPUS ASSEMBLY
The fall Campus Assembly will be held at 1:30 pm on Tues., Nov. 10 in
the Kirby Ballroom. For information, contact Wendy J. Larrivy at 726-7507
Join Greg Fox, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations, and Josh Gillson,
president of the Student Association, for the annual “Nightwalk”
for Campus Safety held from 6-7:30 pm on Tues., Nov. 10. The purpose of
the “Nightwalk” is to walk together, covering all outside
(and several inside) areas of the campus. Meet inside at the Kirby Bus
Hub at 6 pm. Wear clothing appropriate for walking outside and bring a
flashlight. Campus safety recommendation forms will be made available
that evening and will be collected following the walk. For more info call
Greg Fox at 726-7101.
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, participants will receive their plan in
the mail to share with their physicians. To get information or make an
appointment, call 726-6800.
A Look in the Mirror - The Memoir of a Deaf Performer, written
and performed in ASL by Nic Zapko and created in collaboration with Zaraawar
Mistry, with an interpretation into English by Patty Gordon, will be presented
at 7 pm in 90 Bohannon Hall on Nov. 13. The event is sponsored by Access
for All and the Northeast Service Cooperative. For info contact 726-8727.
INTERNATIONAL TASTE TEST
The International Taste of UMD will be held from 2 - 3:30 pm on Sat.,
Nov. 14 at Hope United Methodist Church located at 301 W. St. Marie St.
At this free event, international students make cuisines from their home
countries and share them with the students of UMD and the community. The
International Taste of UMD is part of nationally celebrated International
Education Week. For additional information see http://www.d.umn.edu/ieo/index.htm.
MSW OPEN HOUSE
The Department of Social Work will hold an informational open house about
the UMD Master of Social Work. It will be held from 4 - 6 pm Mon., Nov.
16 in 220 Bohannon Hall. Refreshments will be provided. For further information,
contact Rita Ohman at 218-726-8497.
REFLECTIONS ON LEADERSHIP
The Labovitz School of Business and Economics presents Bruce Carlson,
retired Four-Star General of the United States Air Force, also a 1971
UMD Accounting Graduate at a Professor for a Day event. He will present
"Leadership Ethics in Today’s Global Environment" on Mon.,
Nov. 16 from 10 - 11 am in the Weber Music Hall. Refreshments will be
served prior to the presentation. Carlson will share his expertise
working with civilian, corporate and military organizations throughout
Charles Gessert, MD/MPH of St. Mary’s/Duluth Clinic, will be the
panel moderator for the topic “Busting the Myth of ‘Death
Panels:’ A Frank Talk About Death and Dying in Duluth.” This
panel will take place at 7:30 pm on Tues., Nov. 17 in 142 School of Medicine.
DocTalks are free and open to the public. For more information, contact
Janet Fitzakerley at email@example.com.
DEED’s Betsy Lulfs, Manager of the Office of Science & Technology,
will present a workshop titled “Strategically Creating Your
Concept to Commercialization Technology Development and Funding Plan.”
This session will be offered at on Nov. 19 from 10 am - noon at the UMD
Center for Economic Development, 11 E. Superior St., Suite 210.
To register, contact Hayley Rowan at 651-259-7422 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional questions contact Betsy Lulfs at 651-259-7441 or at email@example.com.
UMD English Professor Joseph Maiolo will read Truman Capote’s “A
Christmas Memory” at 4 pm on Fri. Dec. 11 in the Weber Music Hall.
This traditional event is free and open to the public. For info contact
the English Department, 726-8228.
The historic Congdon estate, Glensheen mansion, is open for tours
Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am - 3:30 pm.
A Glensheen Craft Retreat will be held from 5 - 10 pm. on Sat., Nov. 7.
The evening includes scrap booking, refreshments, a gift, and special
A Glensheen Holiday Tea for Dolly & Me will take place at 2 pm on
Sat., Dec. 12. Kids and a special doll are invited to experience this
The Glensheen Holiday Brunch tour will take place at 10 am on Sat. and
Sun. Dec. 12, 13, and 19 and 20.
For information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 218-726-8910.
faculty and staff
STUDENT SUCCESS WEBINAR SERIES
"What Works in Student Retention at Four-Year
Public Colleges" will be presented by Wes Habley, ACT, Inc.
on Wed., Nov. 4 from 2:30 - 3:50 pm in Griggs Center. For more information,
e-mail Mary Keenan at email@example.com
or call 726-7009.
"Good Assessment Transforms Learning"
presented by LeAne Rutherford and Shelley Smith will be held from 9 -
10:30 am on Wed., Nov. 4 in KSC 268 and from 2 - 3:30 pm on Thurs., Nov.
5 in EduE 142. To register, contact Jason Ellis at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 726-6355.
Two representatives from Securian Retirement, a unit of Minnesota Life
Insurance Company, will be on campus on Thurs., Nov. 5 and Fri., Nov.
6, to provide information about investments, consolidating retirement
savings, understanding withdrawal options, and more. Call 1-800-421-3334
for questions or to schedule a meeting.
ITSS presents "Electronic Assessment Tools
and Options" from 10 - 11 am on Fri., Nov. 6 in the Knowledge Management
Center (42 SCC).
"Moving from Mulberry to Thunderbird"
will be held from 11 am - noon on Fri., Nov. 6 in the Knowledge Management
Center (42 SCC). Mulberry will be discontinued on Dec. 31. This workshop
provides assistance in changing to Thunderbird.
For additional information contact Amanda Evans
at email@example.com or 726-7680.
A Women’s Sexuality Series will be presented
on Wednesdays through Nov. 18 in 361 Kirby from 2 - 3 pm. This series
will provide a comfortable and open forum for women to share thoughts,
concerns, and questions about sexuality.
A Stress Management Workshop Series will be presented
in the Fourth Floor Library Rotunda from 3 - 4 pm on Wednesdays through
Dec. 2. For more information on these events contact Dori Decker at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 726-7046.
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