Tuesday, December 8, 2009 * Volume 27, Number 7 | PDF






Story Time at the Tweed is held every Thursday at 10 am for children ages three to five. Story Time will be held at 10 am on Wednesdays during the weeks of Dec. 21 and Dec. 28.

Senior student shows will be featured throughout the year, including: Dec. 8 - 13: Sasha Kolosnjaj; Jan. 19 - 24: Kevin Kramer; Jan. 26 - 31: Erica Gardeski and Kendra Stettler; Feb. 2 - 7: Sean Elmquist.


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 through 2010.

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

music EVENTS

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

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. 12.

A Junior High Honor Choir concert, coordinated by Stanley Wold, will be performed at 4 pm on Tues., Jan. 26. Admission is free.

theatre EVENTS

Sausage!, a commedia dell’arte, directed by Bill Payne, is performed for the first time by a college troupe on Dec. 8 - 12 at 7:30 pm on the Mainstage Theatre of the Marshall Performing Arts Center. For info, call the UMD Box Office at 726-8561 or see http://www.d.umn.edu/theatre.

athletic EVENTS

The Men's Basketball team will play Northland College on Dec. 28 at 7 pm, Wayne State on Jan. 2 at 4 pm, Augustana on Jan. 3 at 4 pm, University of Mary on Jan. 15 at 8 pm, and Northern State on Jan. 16 at 8 pm. All games will be held in Romano Gym.

The Women's Basketball team will play Wayne State on Jan. 2 at 2 pm, Augustana on Jan. 3 at 2 pm, University of Mary on Jan. 15 at 6 pm, and Northern State on Jan. 16 at 6 pm. The games will be held in Romano Gym.


The UMD Men's Hockey team will play Denver at 7:07 pm on Dec. 11 and 12, Colorado College at 7:07 pm on Jan. 8 and 9, Bemidji State at 7:07 pm on Jan. 23, and Wisconsin at 7:07 pm on Jan. 29 and 30. All games will be played at the DECC.

The UMD Women's Hockey team will play Bemidji State at 3:07 pm on Dec. 12 and 13, Wisconsin at 7:07 pm on Jan. 16 and Wisconsin at 4:07 on Jan. 17. All games will be played at the DECC.

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.

Arrowhead Astronomical Society Topics (for ages 10 and up) will be presented on Dec. 9.

On Dec. 16 and 18, come explore the "Star of Bethlehem" and learn about astronomical signs from 2000 years ago.

The Astronomy Club will meet on Dec. 23 to discover the astronomical events surrounding Pluto: The Dwarf Planet.

On Dec. 30, the coming changes in astronomy will be examined in the "Future of Space Exploration."

Stargazing Tonight: A general introduction to the night sky will take place on Jan. 6.

Private shows are available by appointment for groups of 10 or more. See list of shows at http://www.d.umn.edu/planet/programs.


On Thurs., Dec. 10, Joy DeGruy, author of Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Enduring Legacy of Injury and Healing, will speak about facts, statistics, and documents that illustrate how varying levels of both clinically induced and socially learned residual stress related issues were passed along through generations as a result of slavery.

On Sat., Dec. 12, a Kwaanza celebration will be held from 6 - 9 pm in the Kirby Ballroom.

For information on these events contact 726-7493, alworth@d.umn.edu or see http://www.alworth.org.


The Department of Geological Sciences presents the seminar "A Report from our GK-12 Fellows" at 3:30 pm on Thur., Dec. 10 in 175 Life Science Building.

A seminar exploring "Lesser Known Microbes from the Deep Waters of Lake Superior: Uncultivated Archaea in the Pelagic Zone" will take place at 3 pm on Fri., Dec. 11 in 185 Life Science. The host is Randall Hicks with speaker Jason Kish, M.S. Degree Candidate, Water Resource Science, UMD. Coffee and cookies will be served at 3 pm.

For special accommodations or to visit this seminar, please contact the biology office at 218-726-6262.

special EVENTS


The UMD Women’s Resource and Action Center will hold a holiday open house party on Wed., Dec. 9 from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm in 266 KSC, located within the Multicultural Center. For more information, see http://www.d.umn.edu/mlrc/wrac/ or e-mail mwrac@d.umn.edu.


Author and photographer, Dudley Edmondson will be on campus talking about his book Black and Brown Faces in America’s Wild Places at 7 pm on Wed., Dec. 9 in the Rafters. Edmondson will discuss the role of diversity in outdoor recreation. His book profiles 20 African Americans who share their experiences in the outdoors, why they enjoy nature, and why they feel people of color are absent from this landscape.


Study Abroad 101 will be presented Thurs., Dec. 10 at 3 pm in Kirby 333. 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.

For more information on study abroad and International Education Office events, visit the International Education Office website http://www.d.umn.edu/ieo/ or stop in 138 KPlz.


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 UMD event is free and open to the public. For info contact the English Department, 726-8228.


Bud McClure, professor, psychology, is having a book release, reading, and signing for his new children's book, Divine Daisy A Transpersonal Tale, at 7 pm on Dec. 9 in the Tweed Museum of Art. The story is about cosmic connections to something greater than ourselves.


A national traveling exhibition titled, “Lewis and Clark and the Indian Country,” will be on display in the library’s fourth floor rotunda reading room Jan. 4 through Feb. 25. The presentation tells the story of the explorers’ historic 1804 - 1806 expedition from the point of view of the Indians who lived along the route.

An opening ceremony at 6 pm on Fri., Jan. 15, will include drumming, prayer, and welcome statements in UMD’s Weber Music Hall, followed by a reception in the library.

Bruce White, who wrote We Are At Home: Pictures of the Ojibwe People, will speak on the topic “Avoiding Discovery: Lewis and Clark from a Minnesota Point of View” in the Kirby Ballroom, UMD campus on Thurs., Jan. 8 at 7 pm.
From 6:30-10 p.m on Thur., Feb. 11, a panel of UMD American Indian Studies faculty will lead further discussion in Kirby Ballroom. Presenters will include Linda LeGarde Grover, David Aubid, Jill Doerfler, and Heidi Kiiwtinepinesiik Stark.

Docent guided tours are available for groups, including an introduction to the exhibition and printed handouts. Call 218-726-8130 or visit http://libguides.d.umn.edu/lewisandclark for more information.


The historic Congdon estate, Glensheen mansion, is open for tours Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am - 3:30 pm.

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 Glensheen event.

Glensheen Living Literature will present "The Gift of the Magi" on Fri., Dec. 18 and Sat., Dec. 19 at 7 pm.

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 glen@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-8910.

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