Tuesday, February 23, 2010 * Volume 27, Number 10 | PDF



campus NEWS

academic NEWS

Nominations and applications for the UMD Chancellor’s position are now being accepted. For a complete description of the position see: http://www.d.umn.edu/vcaa/documents/UMDPositionProfile-FINAL.pdf.

administrative NEWS

KUMD will broadcast live from the Olympics in Vancouver presenting reports that highlight the efforts of UMD alumni and area athletes through Feb. 26. Be listening weekday mornings at 9 am for reports from KUMD’s Ira “Mimmu” Salmela. She’ll have interviews with local athletes, updates on standings, and more.

"World Café": Listen weekday afternoons from 3-5 pm for an eclectic mix of contemporary music and live performances and interviews.

Listen to "Green Visions" every Wednesday at 8:15 am during Coffee Break.

For more info visit, http://www.kumd.org or contact kumd@kumd.org.

The H1N1 Vaccine is now available at the Quick Care Clinic every Tuesday in Febuary from 2:30-4 pm, walk in appointments only. In addition, the vaccine is also available during regular QuickCare hours. The Clinic is located in KSC 107. For questions call 726-8666.

UMD GRAD FAIR 2010 is Thurs., Mar. 4 from 10 am-6pm in Kirby Ballroom. Purchase graduation caps, gowns, hoods, tassels, diploma frames, and generic announcements at a 20% discount, and take care of graduation planning needs while exploring dozens of graduation-related exhibits.

UMD Stores is hosting a March Food Drive. Please drop off non-perishable food items at any UMD Stores location. Food items will be donated to Duluth's Emergency Food Shelf. All donations received in March are proportionally matched by Minnesota Food Share.

UMD Stores EXPRESS is open from 8 am-4 pm at 109 Kirby Plaza. Each week, select sale merchandise will be featured in EXPRESS. Along with a good assortment of sale merchandise, EXPRESS offers UMD wear and gifts, magazines, greeting cards, health and beauty products, paperback books, beverages, snacks, and lunch items. Plus, convenient services including faxing and The Mail Center to ship your packages and buy stamps and mailing supplies.

Do you really need a bag? Customers who don’t take a plastic bag can contribute to the charities Safe Haven Shelter for Battered Women, UMD Office of Sustainability, and the COMPASS after school program at the YMCA.

Olympic savings! Shop for gold, silver and bronze medal discounts throughout the store going on now through Mar. 2.

Clothing Drive through Mar. 2. For each item of clothing donated, receive a 10% off coupon.

Shop UMD Stores. Get rewards. Every dollar you spend at UMD Stores equals one point. Every time you hit 1,000 points, you’ll earn a $10 UMD Stores Gift Card. Sign up for UMD Stores Rewards at http://www.umdstores.com. Get 100 points just for signing up.

Online textbook buyback: Sell your books anytime at http://www.umdstores.com under "textbooks" and get free shipping. The bookstore has partnered with MBS Textbook Exchange, the nation's largest textbook wholesaler, to offer the best prices for used books.

Jefferson Lines offers daily bus service, year round, from the UMD Campus to the Twin Cities. The bus departs daily from Kirby Student Center. Schedules are available at UMD Stores street level. Purchase tickets at UMD Stores street level or online at http://www.jeffersonlines.com.

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

Campus Events --- This issue

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