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

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ANNUAL LOCAL RESEARCH GRANTS
Proposals for grants from the Center for Community and Regional Research (CCRR) are due at 4 pm on Dec. 18. CCRR provides funding that enables faculty, staff, and students in socal and natural sciences the opportunity to work with local and regional community orgaizations on issues of public policy. Applications can be sent to Linda Klint at lklint@d.umn.edu and should be cc'd to Olaf Kuhlke at okuhlke@d.umn.edu. For more information see http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/CCRR/main/index.php.


administrative NEWS

CLA DEAN SEARCH
A search for the Dean of the UMD College of Liberal Arts has been initiated. For a complete position description and information on how to apply, go to http://employment.umn.edu and search for Job Requisition 163612. The search committee will begin review of complete applications on Dec. 27, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Bilin Tsai, interim associate vice chancellor for academic administration, by e-mail btsai@d.umn.edu or by phone 218/726-7220.

UMD STORES NEWS
Gamma Sigma Sigma will be gift wrapping for charity in Kirby Plaza until Dec. 13. Proceeds benefit Salvation Army Adopt-A-Family.

Beargrease racers Matt & Paula Rossi from Bark River Racing will be at the Kirby Plaza with their sled dogs on Wed., Dec. 16 from 3 - 6:30 pm.

For store hours, events, and merchandise visit http://www.umdstores.com.   

SEA GRANT NEWS

SEA GRANT GIFTS
Minnesota Sea Grant has gift items on sale including The A-maze-ing Lake Superior Activity Book with mazes, puzzles, and amazing facts; The Lake Superior Game, a group game for upper elementary to adult audiences; The Impacts of Tourism, a 20-page booklet and more. See the choices at www.seagrant.umn.edu or call (218) 726-6191.

SEA GRANT RADIO
"Catching Up With Aquatic Science", the Sea Grant radio series airs on KUMD-103.3 FM on Wednesday mornings at 7:45 a.m. Upcoming topics include: Lake Superior Food Webs and Fish Diets with Allison Gamble on Dec. 9; Peat Bogs in Minnesota with Paul Glaser of the Twin Cities Limnology Center on Dec. 16; Noisy Fish, Or Can Fish Talk? with Allen Mensinger on Dec. 22.

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