Tuesday, September 21, 2010 * Volume 28, Number 2 | PDF





The exhibition, "You and Yours: A Curatorial Project on the Theme of Family" by Patricia Briggs will be on display through Oct. 17.

"Form and Surface: Selections from the Glenn C. Nelson Collection" will be on display through Nov. 7.

"Gilbert Munger: Niagara Falls" will be on display through December.

"Variations on a Theme" will be on display through December.

"Entertaining the Gods: Yarn Paintings of the Mexican Huichol" will be on display through Dec. 20.

"Our Own State Fair: Artists of Minnesota from the TMA Collection" will continue through Feb. 13.

"In 3D: Selections From the Collection" will continue through March 25.

Works from the Richard and Dorothy Rawlings Nelson Collection of American Indian Art continues at the Tweed.

Student shows will be featured throughout the year: Adam Rosenthal from Sept. 21-26, Alexander Hanson from Sept. 28-Oct. 3, Lydia Kepulis and Melissa Kirchoff from Oct. 5-10, Steve Read from Oct. 12-17, Chad Lieske from Oct. 19-24, Rachel Heisler from Oct. 26-31, Gina Gleason from Nov. 2-7, Lorena Sell and Tara Mathison from Nov. 9-14, Shawntelle Bates and Amara Barthelemy from Nov. 16-21, Michelle Bennett from Nov. 30-Dec. 5, Amber Burns from Dec. 7-12, and Maria Witham from Dec. 14-19.

For Tweed Museum information, go to http://www.d.umn.edu/tma, contact tma@d.umn.edu, or call 218-726-8222.

music EVENTS

All events will be held in Weber Music Hall.

The Ninth Annual Weber Concert, presented Oct. 13 at 7:30 pm, features the Symphony Orchestra & Chamber Orchestra, University Singers, and Concert Chorale.

Trumpet players Tom Pfotenhauer and David Cooper will present a Guest Artist Recital on Oct. 19 at 7:30 pm.

Laura Young, solo classical guitar, will present a Guest Artist Concert on Oct. 22 at 7:30 pm.

Choral Ensembles presents the Concert Chorale, University Singers, and Chamber Singers as they premiere a new work by Irish composer, Rhona Clarke, with guest conductor Dr. Marion Doherty Hayden on Oct. 24 at 3 pm.

Senior High Honor Choir concert will be held on Oct. 25 at 4 pm.

Nicolas Mallarte, piano, will present the Ovation Guest Artist Series Concert on Oct. 26 at 7:30 pm. Volcanic ash prevented this performance from being given last April.

Senior High Honor Orchestra concert will be held on Oct. 29 at 4 pm.

For more information about music events, call 726-8561, or see http://www.d.umn.edu/music

theatre EVENTS

Rodgers & Hammersteins' South Pacific will be performed on Oct. 21, 23, 27, 30 at 7:30 pm and Oct. 24 at 2 pm at the Mainstage Theatre, 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 and Women's Cross Country teams will hold a meet, the UMD Pine Hill Invitational & Alumni Day, on Oct. 9 in Carlton, MN. The men will start at 10 am and the women will start at 10:45 am.

The UMD Bulldog football team will play against Winona State for the Hall of Fame Game at 6:05 pm on Oct. 9, UMD's Homecoming game against the University of Mary will be held at 1:05 pm on Oct. 16, and Senior Days begins at 1:05 pm on Oct. 30 against St. Cloud State. All games will be played at Malosky Stadium.

The Soccer team will play University of Mary at 1 pm on Oct. 9, Northern State at 1 pm on Oct. 10, and Bemidji State at 3 pm on Oct. 22. All games will be played at Malosky Stadium.

The Volleyball team will play Upper Iowa at 7 pm on Oct. 15, Winona State at 4 pm on Oct. 22, and Concordia-St. Paul at 7 pm on Oct. 23. All games will be held in Romano Gym.

For more information, contact the UMD Athletic Office at 218-726-7518 or see http://www.umdbulldogs.com.

EVENTS, lectures, workshops

Shoufa Lin, professor of Structural Geology & Tectonics, University of Waterloo, will present "Synchronous vertical and horizontal tectonism in the Neoarchean and implications for gold mineralization: evidence from the Superior craton" on Thurs., Sept. 23 in LSci 175 at 3:30 pm.

Mike Berndt, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Lands and Minerals, will present "Sulfur and oxygen isotope composition of dissolved sulfate in the St. Louis River watershed, North East Minnesota" on Thurs. Oct. 7 in LSci 175 at 3:30 pm. For info, contact geol@d.umn.edu.

Angélica J. Afanador Pujol, a scholar of Pre-Columbian and Early Colonial Art of the Americas, will speak at 6 pm on Thurs., Sept. 23, in Montague 70. Her courses explore a variety of media (ceramics, murals, prints, architecture, and manuscript illuminations) to understand how the indigenous people of the Americas have represented themselves and been represented by others.

Patricia Briggs, Guest curator-Tweed Museum of Art, will give a presentation at 6 pm on Tues., Oct. 5, in Montague 70.

Jim Gaylord, will give a presentation on painting and drawing at 6 pm on Tues., Oct. 26, in Montague 70.

For information contact the Department of Art and Design, 218-726-8225.

The lecture "Human-driven contemporary evolution in wild populations" will be presented by Craig Stockwell, Department of Biological Sciences at North Dakota State University on Fri., Sept. 24 at 3:15 pm in LSci 185. For info contact biolsem@d.umn.edu.

The lecture "Life as a Lipid: Rafts, Dynamics and Interactions" will be presented by Erin D. Sheets, from the Department of Pharmacy, on Fri., Sept. 24 at 3 pm in LSci 175. For info contact chemsem@d.umn.edu.

"Life with the Maasai Tribe of Tanzania," a brown bag lunch with John Kowalczyk, professor of public health and program coordinator, First Year Experience & Students in Transition, will be held on Thurs. Sept. 30, at 12 pm in the Library Rotunda.

"On the Ground: U.S. Policy in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq," an Alworth Lecture with Thomas Hanson, former U.S. Foreign Service Officer and Alworth Institute Diplomat in Residence, will be held on Wed., Oct. 6 at 7 pm in the Library Rotunda.

"Pura Vida: Costa Rica Discovered," an International Brown Bag lunch with Deborah Good, a student personnel coordinator, UMD International Education Office, will be held on Thurs. Oct. 7 at 12 pm in the Library Rotunda.

"The Role of the United Nations in the International Community," an international lecture presented by Robert Flaten, former US ambassador to Rwanda, will begin at 7 pm on Oct. 20 in the Library Rotunda.

"Friluftsliv and Allemansrätt: Swedish Nature-based Outdoor Recreation and Universal Access to the Natural Landscape" an International Brown Bag lunch with Tom Berry, instructor from the UMD Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, will take place at noon on Oct. 21 in the Library Rotunda.

"The Wedding March: Stories from our Pre-Monsoon Wedding in Bangalore" an International Brown Bag lunch with Dr. Rebecca de Souza, assistant professor of the communication department, and Adam Pine, assistant professor of the geography department, will take place at noon on Oct. 28 in the Library Rotunda.

For info, visit: http://www.d.umn.edu/alworth.

Zelma Williams Croom will give a presentation about establishing the first kindergarten and the first Head Start program for black families in Holmes County, Mississippi beginning in 1964. The event, "Head Start and Civil Rights: Educating Children in 1960s Mississippi," will be held on Thurs., Sept. 30. The reception will begin at 5:30 pm, and the presentation will start at 6 pm in Griggs Center. Croom, now from Cleveland, Ohio, was among the first group of local young adults who became staff at the Holmes County Community Center at Mileston. The teachers were recruited by Civil Rights Movement outside workers, Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner now of Duluth and her activist husband. The early lives of Croom and the other teachers were framed by poverty, abuse, and Jim Crow laws. Croom became a leader in the Civil Rights Movement battling for Head Start, voting rights, and school integration. She has remained an activist ever since. This event is sponsored by the Education Department and African American Student Services. For info contact: 218-726-6236, dmccarth@d.umn.edu or 218-726-8996, creitan@d.umn.edu.

The Eddy lecture, "Clinical Ethics and Decision-Making in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology," presented by Helen Sharp, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, will be held on Sat., Oct. 2 from 8:30 am-4 pm in Bohannon 90.

This lecture will focus on the application of biomedical ethics to the practice of speech-language pathology and audiology. The goal of this discussion is to provide participants with the tools to think through clinical ethical decision-making around such issues as informed consent and refusal of treatment; assessment of patient/client capacity to participate in decision-making; and how decisions are made when the patient/client is unable to make decisions including application of advance directives; and the issues specific to decision-making for children. For info, contact Jena Gordon at gordo244@d.umn.edu.

The Fifth Annual Agate Festival will be held Sat., Oct. 9 from 1-3:30 pm.

A dutch oven baking demo will be held Oct. 12 from 6-7:30 pm.

The talk "How to Use a GPS Receiver for Loggers, Foresters, Landowners, Sportsman, and Geocachers" will be held on Oct. 23, from 9 am-noon.

An aquatic invasive species talk will be held on Oct. 27 from 7-8 pm.

All events require pre-registration. For information visit http://www.boulderlake.org, email jdgeissl@d.umn.edu, or call at 218-721-3731.

The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium holds free public shows at the planetarium every Wed. and Fri. evening at 7 pm. Astronomy Lessons from Star Wars will be presented on Sept. 29. Stargazing Tonight will be presented on Oct. 1 and Oct. 6. October is planet month at the planetarium. Shows in October will focus on a particular planet. Private shows are available by appointment for groups of 10 or more. See list of shows at http://www.d.umn.edu/planet/programs.

special EVENTS

Voting has begun for the Liberty Mutual Football Coach of the Year Contest, the only contest that recognizes coaching excellence both on and off the field. UMD Coach Bob Nielson, who came very close last year, will be a favorite. Four coaches will be awarded $50,000 for charity and $20,000 for their alumni associations. NEW this year: an additional $10,000 prize awarded to the alumni association that rallies the most votes for their coach, win or lose. Vote for Bob every day through Dec. 4 at http://www.coachoftheyear.com. Check out the video a UMD student made: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2nNmRC95hU.

"Cider Pressing Heritage Apples" will be held from 1-4 pm on Sun., Sept. 26, at the Old Orchard on the UMD Farm, the Research and Field Studies Center, 4709 Jean Duluth Road. Visitors will have the chance to enjoy the orchard, gather apples, use the presses, and drink fresh cider. There will be guided tours of the orchard discussing its historic role in developing apple varieties in Minnesota. For info contact sustain@d.umn.edu.

E-Fest, a career fair for those seeking employment and internship opportunities in the fields of engineering, computer science, math and science will take place on Wed., Sept. 29 from 10 am-2 pm in the Kirby Student Center Ballroom. On-campus interviews in conjunction with E-Fest will take place on Sept. 29 and 30. Employers will be seeking candidates for internships and full-time positions, as well as promoting their company. Students register for the fair at the door. Sponsored by: Tau Beta Pi and UMD Career Services. For info contact Mary Gallet at mgallet@d.umn.edu.

Join the Office of Civic Engagement on Sept. 23 for Make a Difference Day. The activities include a Community Involvement Fair in the Kirby Ballroom from 9 am-2 pm, On Campus Service Activities in the Garden Room 3-4:30 pm and a showing of the documentary Between a Rock and a Heart Place in the Garden room from 5-7 pm. Contact Dylan Savall at 218-726-8645.

The film, 9500 Liberty, will be shown at noon on Sept. 21 in KSC 2,73. The film, features a glimpse of the new immigration policy in Prince William County, Virginia. It is sponsored by Latino/Chicano Student Programs and Latino/Chicano Student Association.

The film, When Worlds Collide, will be shown at noon on Oct. 12 in KSC 273. It illuminates the origin of today's Latino culture in the United States through the untold story of what happened in the Americas after Columbus. It is sponsored by Latino/Chicano Student Programs and Latino/Chicano Student Association, and WDSE WRPT Public Educational Television.

The film, A Closer Look: Developmental Disabilities, will be shown at 3:30 pm on Sept. 22 in KSC 268. It is sponsored by Access For All.

The film, Train Your Brain: The Other Sister, will be shown at 3:30 pm on Sept. 29 in KSC 273B.

A Brown Bag lunch "Ending Violence Against Women" with Ed Heisler will be held on Sept. 29 at noon in KSC 268. It is sponsored by Women Resource and Action Center (WRAC).

“LGBT Elders” are gathering at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in the Hillside Room. Sept. 30 at 4 pm. Contact Kathleen at 715-394-3611 for more information. It is Sponsored by UMD GLBT Services.

The Queer History Month Display will be located in the Multiculutral Center from Oct. 1-20. Sponsored by UMD GLBT Services and Queer and Allied Student Union. For info contact Angie Nicholas at 218-726-7300.

For info contact swoodwar@d.umn.edu.

UMD Market Day in the Plaza is held every Wed. through Sept. 29 from 1:30-4:30 pm, rain or shine, and features a farmer’s market, live music, and artist booths. UMD Stores offers specials during the Market that include 1/2-price fountain pop and hot beverages and 20% off one regularly priced item when using the black UMD reusable bags. (Some exclusions apply.) Visit http://www.umdstores.com for weekly Market Day updates and music line-up.

UMD Health Services will offer Annual Depression Screening on Oct. 6, in the Kirby Ballroom from 1-3 pm. Vistors can watch a video, fill out a screening tool, and meet with a counselor one-on-one. For info contact Health Services at 218-726-8155.


Glensheen’s third annual Halloween Living Literature will be held from Oct. 21-23. This year they’re partnering with UMD’s Theater and English departments and presenting Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher.” The evening includes the performance, a flashlight tour of Glensheen mansion, and guided discussion with refreshments. The performance venue is small, and there is limited seating.

The historic Congdon estate, Glensheen mansion, is open for tours daily from 9:30 am-4 pm. For more information and prices for events, visit http://www.d.umn.edu/glen/, email glen@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-8910.

EVENTS, faculty and staff

Join IDS for these workshops: "Noon Nugget: Bolstering Student Engagement with Self-Interest" held from noon-1 pm on Sept. 29 in KSC 268; "Bringing the World to Your Classroom: Best Practices" held from 1-2:30 pm on Oct. 13 in KSC 268; "20-minute Mentor Film Festival" held from 1-3:30 pm on Oct. 25 in KSC 268; Creating Super Surveys" held from 10-11:30 am on Nov 12 in KSC 268; and "Just Us: Conversations on Issues and Isms" held from noon-1:30 pm on Nov. 19 in EduE 142. Register with Jason Ellis at jellis2@d.umn.edu.

Just Us is an ongoing training and discussion group for faculty and staff on creating curriculum/programming to address cultural competence, racism, and establishing a more welcoming climate for all faculty, staff, and students. The group is open to anyone who would like to discuss these issues and enhance their competence in dealing with them. All sessions will take place on a Friday in EduE 142 on the following dates Sept. 24 from 12-1:30 pm, Oct. 29 from 8-9:30 am, Nov. 19 from 12-1:30 pm, and Dec. 10 from 12-1:30 pm. Register with LeAne Rutherford at lrutherf@d.umn.edu or 726-6207.

Tech Talk offers a forum for faculty from all disciplines to come together over lunch and discuss uses and abuses of educational technology. All sessions will run from 12-1 pm in EduE 142. The sessions will be held on Wed., Oct. 6; Fri., Oct. 22; Thurs., Nov. 18; Thurs., Dec. 16. Request to join the alias by emailing LeAne Rutherford at lrutherf@d.umn.edu.

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