MORRIS UDALL SCHOLARSHIP
Students in fields related to the environment, and American Indian and
Alaska Native students in fields related to health care or tribal policy,
are invited to seek nomination for the Morris K. Udall scholarship. It
was established by the U.S. Congress in 1992 to honor Congressman Morris
King Udall and his legacy of public service. The deadline to apply is
Dec. 29. Go to http://www.udall.gov for more information or contact Rick Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2010-11 (final), the 2011-12 (tentative), and the 2012-13
(tentative) academic calendars have been posted on the UMD website at
They are attached to the printed issue of Currents. For info, contact
Vickery French at 726-7104 or email@example.com.
VOTE FOR BOB
Vote for Bob Nielson as Liberty Mutual’s
NCAA Division II Football Coach of the Year. The winning coach in
each division receives $50,000 to donate to charity and the Alumni Association
will receive $20,000.
Go to http://www.coachoftheyear.com/Vote-for-Your-Coach.aspx and follow
Vote every day through Dec. 6. For info contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
FACULTY MENTORING PROGRAM
Disability Resources and CEHSP have teamed up to
offer a faculty mentoring program. Students with disabilities will have
the opportunity to work with a faculty mentor on a one-on-one, ongoing
basis. Through the program students can expand their knowledge of their
major area, learn more about career options, develop a network on campus
and in the community, and develop a meaningful relationship with a professional
in their field. Faculty mentors have the chance to learn more about disability
issues and become better instructors. If you’re interested in being
a faculty mentor, please contact Penny Cragun at 726-8727.
UMD STORES NEWS
Wear UMD wear and get 20% off UMD wear at the street
level store every Friday for Fan Fridays.
Get 5% off UMD wear and gifts for every UMD touchdown
during home games up to 30% off. Discount is good the Tuesday after the
game attended at UMD Stores.
Save your UMD football, soccer, and volleyball
game tickets and get 20% off UMD wear and gifts the Saturday and Sunday
of the game attended at UMD Stores.
UMD Stores Fall Sidewalk Sale and Food Drive is
Nov. 4 - 5 in Kirby Student Center from 8 am - 4 pm. Get up to 70% off
UMD wear, gifts, art supplies, snacks, office and school products, computer
supplies, bargain books, CDs and DVDs, and more. A food drive will
benefit the Chum Emergency Food Shelf. Get a 10% off coupon (restrictions
apply) for every non-perishable food item donation.
For store hours, events, and merchandise visit
Events --- This issue
News --- This issue
for an E-mail notice of each Currents issue: instructions
UMD EVENT PUBLICITY
There are many ways to get publicity for your UMD events: Currents faculty-staff newsletter, the WEB Calendar of Events, Business Announce E-mail, Department Web pages, News Releases, the UMD Home Page, advertisements, producing brochures, and advertising in the Statesman student newspaper. Information and policies can be found at http://www.d.umn.edu/publications/publicizingevents.html.
UMD CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Scheduling events? Make sure you post them on the web calendar: See the web pages http://www.d.umn.edu/events and http://www.d.umn.edu/currents/calendar-how-to.html.
Don't forget, public events must be posted on the web calendar and sent
to Currents before you can send out a UMD business announce message. For
more information, contact Cheryl Reitan at 726-8996 or e-mail email@example.com.
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