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Art

ART EVENTS

Fri., Feb. 25 and Sat., Feb. 26 are Family Days at the Tweed from 1-4 pm.

ART EXHIBITS

"Brave, Strong, and True: Selection from Potlatch Collection of Royal Canadian Mounted Police Illustrations" will be on display through March 27.

"Golden Age Collection in America's Middle West: Paintings from Glensheen" will be on display through April 30.

"In 3D: Selections From the Collection" will be on display through May 8.

"Entertaining the Gods: Yarn Paintings of the Mexican Huichol" will be on display through May 15.

"The Book of Revelation: A Graphic Interpretation" by Hanson Ling will be on display through July 31.

Selections from the Glenn C. Nelson collection are on display throughout the year.

Student shows will be featured throughout the year: Jessica Peterson from Feb. 22-27, Vanessa Hurt from March 1-6, Christopher Flem from March 8-13, and Dylan Raph from March 22-27.

For information, visit the Tweed Museum website, email the Tweed Museum, or call 218-726-8222.

Music

CONCERTS AND EVENTS

The English Band music festival will take place from Feb. 26-27 at 7:30 pm.

The Twin Ports Wind Orchestra will perform on Sat., Feb. 26 at 7:30 pm.

The Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Concert band will perform on Sun., Feb. 27 at 3 pm.

The Junior High Honor Band will perform on Tues., Mar. 1 at 3:30 pm.

The faculty artist recital "Just We Two" featuring Rachel Inselman, Marcus McConico, and Tracy Lipke-Perry will take place on Thurs., Mar. 3 at 7:30 pm.

An Ovation Guest Artist Series featuring the Benny Green Trio, jazz artist, will take place Fri., Mar. 4 at 7:30 pm.

The Head of the Lakes Jazz Festival Concert will take place on Sat., Mar. 5 at 5 pm.

The University Singers and Chamber Singers will perform on Sun., Mar. 6 at 3 pm.

A guest artist concert featuring Margo Garrett, piano, will take place on Thurs., Mar. 10 at noon and from 2-4:30 pm.

The faculty artist recital featuring Elias Mokole and Tracy Lipke-Perry will take place on Tues., Mar. 22 at 7:30 pm.

Guitar Ensembles will perform on Wed., Mar. 23 at 7:30 pm.

A guest artist concert featuring the music of Libby Larson will take place on Thurs., Mar. 24 at 7:30 pm.

The faculty artist recital "Music Around the World" featuring Betsy Husby and Alexander Chernyshev will take place on Sun., Mar. 27 at 3 pm.

All events will be held in the Weber Music Hall unless otherwise noted. For more information, see the Department of Music or call 726-8561.

Theatre

THEATRE EVENTS

Blithe Spirit, a mainstage theatre performance, will take place on Feb. 23-26 at 7:30 pm at Marshall Performing Arts Center.

Colder Than Here, a Dudley Experimental Theatre performance, will take place from March 24-26 and Mar. 29-Apr. 2 at 7 pm and Mar. 27 at 2 pm.

For info, call the UMD Box Office at 726-8561 or see the Department of Theatre.

Athletics

MEN'S HOCKEY

UMD Men's Hockey team will play at Amsoil Arena against Nebraska-Omaha on Mar. 4 and 5 at 7:07 pm.

WOMEN'S HOCKEY

UMD Women's Hockey team will play at Amsoil Arena against Minnesota State-Mankato on Feb. 26 and 27 at 7:07 pm.

UMD TENNIS

The UMD Tennis team will play Southwest Minnesota State on Feb. 25 at 5 pm, Winona State on Feb. 27 at 8 am, Minnesota State-Mankato on Feb. 27 at 2 pm, and Minnesota State-Moorhead on March 5 at 5 pm in the Arrowhead Tennis Center.

For more information, contact the UMD Athletic Office or call at 218-726-7518.

Lectures/Workshops/Classes

MULTICULTURAL CENTER EVENTS

The Brown Bag Lecture "Sex Trafficking in Duluth" presented by Shunu Shrestha from the Program for Aid to Victims of Sexual Assault (PAVSA) will be held on Wed., Feb. 23 from noon-1 pm in KSC 268.

The film What I Want My Words to Do to You will be shown on Tues., Mar. 1 at 7 pm in KSC Lounge.

The lecture "Train Your Brain: Ice Castles" will be held on Wed., Mar. 2 from 3:30-5:30 pm in KSC 273B.

The performance "Any One of Us," presented by V-Day UMD, will be held on Thurs., Mar. 3 at 7 pm in the Kirby Rafters.

Date-A-Plooza: "Hawaiian Spring Break" will be held on Fri., Mar. 4 from 7 pm-Midnight in the Kirby Ballroom.

The workshop "Mighty Mondays Basic Asian Language" will take place on Mon., Mar. 7 from 7-8 pm in the Kirby Rafters.

The lecture "A closer look: Visual Disabilities" will be held on Wed., Mar. 9 from 3:30-5:30 pm in KSC 264.

The exhibit "Arrowhead Alliance of Artists with Disabilities (AAAWD) Art Show" will run through March 11 in the Multicultural Center.

For more information, contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward

RSOP EVENTS

RSOP offers the following events: "Magazine Bowls" on Wed., Feb. 23 from 5-7 pm in KSC 333; "Superior Dream" on Thurs., Feb. 24 from 7-8 pm in BohH 90; "Boundary Camp and Ice Fishing" from 2 pm on Fri., Feb. 25 through 5pm on Sun., Feb. 27, meet in RSOP Lobby; and the "13th Annual Outdoor Gear Swap" on Fri., Mar. 4 from 3-7 pm in SpHC 135.

ALWORTH EVENTS

The International Lecture Series "Global Human Rights: Perspectives from Asia" by 2010-2011 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows, University of Minnesota Law School – Vipin Bhatt, India; and Zhella Manrique and Pepita Jane Petralba, Philippines, will be presented on Wed., Feb. 23 at 7 pm in the fourth floor Library Rotunda.

The special event "WorldQuest - International Trivia Quiz Game" will be held on Thurs., Feb. 24 from 6-9:30 pm. Participants will compete in teams of eight people answering questions about flags and capitals, geographical features, international borders, people, and events in the news. Prizes will be awarded. The cost is $5 for students; $10 for others.

The Alworth Institute Reading Group presents a discussion of Happy Families, a collection of stories by Carlos Fuentes, on Mon., Feb. 28 at 7 pm in the fourth floor Library Rotunda.

The Special Lecture Series-An Eye on China presents "China and the US: Friends or Enemies?" by Qiang Fang, Assistant Professor, Department of History, on Tues., Mar. 1 at noon in the fourth floor Library Rotunda.

The International Brown Bag Lecture "What I learned in Tuscan Cooking School" will be presented by Lisa Reeves, associate director, UMD Knowledge and Management Center, on Thurs., Mar. 3 at noon in the Rafters.

The Special Lecture Series-An Eye on China presents "Living or Enduring: A Glimpse of Chinese Life through Movies and Images" by Weiqing Zhang, associate professor, Beijing Technology and Business University, on Tues., Mar. 8 at noon in the fourth floor Library Rotunda.

The International Lecture Series "My Big Fat Greek Museum . . . in Crisis: Limitations and Opportunities for Greek State Museums in the Current Economic Instability" by Smaragda Touloupa, Cultural Heritage Theorist and Greek Tourist Guide will be presented on Wed., Mar. 9 at 7 pm in the fourth floor Library Rotunda.

The International Brown Bag Lecture "Looking for Pericles and Zorba the Greek" by Smaragda Touloupa, Cultural Heritage Theorist and Greek Tourist Guide, will be presented on Thurs., Mar. 10 at noon in the fourth floor Library Rotunda.

For more info, contact the Alworth Institute, 218-726-7753.

PLANETARIUM

The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium presents the following: "Scale of the Universe!" on Feb. 23 and 25 at 7 pm, "Stargazing Tonight"! on Mar. 2 and 4 at 7 pm," Arrowhead Astronomical Society" on Mar. 9 at 7 pm.

The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium holds free public shows at the planetarium every Wed. and Fri. evening at 7 pm. Private shows are available by appointment for groups of 10 or more.

DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES EVENTS

The lecture "Paleoclimate of Australia during the Pleistocene as revealed by Stable isotope tracers" by Dr. Marilyn Fogel, research scientist with the Geophysical Laboratory at the Carnegie Institute of Washington will be held on Thurs., Feb. 24 at 3:30 pm in LSci 175.

A lecture with Karl Wirth, associate professor, Macalester College, will be held on Thurs., Mar. 3 at 3:30 pm in LSci 175.

The lecture "Synchronous vertical & horizontal tectonism in the Neoarchean and implications for gold mineralization: evidence from the Superior craton" by Shoufa Lin, professor, University of Waterloo, Canada, will be held on Thurs., Mar. 10 at 3:30 pm in LSci 175.

For more information, contact Department of Geological Sciences.

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will present the lecture "Biogeochemistry of Stable Isotopes in Amino Acids" by Marilyn Fogel, Ph.D. on Fri., Feb. 25 at 3 pm in SCC 120.

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY EVENTS

The Department of Biology will present the lecture "Synthesis of experimental molecular biology and evolutionary biology" by Shozo Yokoyama, Biology professor from Emory University, on Fri., Feb. 25 at 3:15 pm in LSci 185.

For more information, contact Department of Biology.

BONE MARROW DRIVE

There will be a fundraising Gala at Clyde Iron Works on Fri., Feb. 25, with a social hour from 5:30-6:30 pm. Dinner and the program will begin at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $45 in advance and $55 at the door. The event will include a proclamation by Mayor Don Ness, speeches by bone marrow donors and recipients, a silent auction, and musical entertainment by local artists. The purpose of the Gala is to raise money to cover the registration of donors (processing of cheek swabs). The proceeds will go directly to DKMS Americas, the non-profit national bone marrow donor registration center.

The Multicultural Pharmacy Student Organization, in conjunction with students at the College of St. Scholastica, will host a bone marrow registration effort at 3 sites: Wed., Mar. 2 from 8:30 am-5:30 pm in the Kirby Student Lounge, Wed., Mar. 2 from 8:30 am-5:30 pm in the Student Union at the College of St. Scholastica, and Sat., Mar. 5 from 10 am-6 pm at Miller Hill Mall.

BOULDER LAKE EVENTS

The following events will be held at the Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center: the event "Mapping your land with GPS and free mapping software" will be held on Sat., Feb. 26 at the UMD Library from 9 am-3:30 pm, and the event "Wilderness and Remote First Aid" will take place Mar. 19-20.

Pre-registration is required for all events. For more info, call 721-3731 email Boulder Lake or see Boulder Lake Events.

FEAST OF NATIONS

The UMD International Club will present the 43rd annual Feast of Nations, featuring a worldly selection of foods to feast on and performers from around the globe on Sat., Mar. 5 at 5:30 p.m. in the Kirby Ballroom. Tickets will be on sale over the noon hour in front of the bookstore on the ground floor of KSC until Fri., Mar. 4 or until sold out. Ticket prices: $10 for students, $15 for adults, $6 for children 6 and under.

HERITAGE ORCHARD WORKSHOPS

Heritage Orchard Workshops, a program relating to orchard maintenance, will kick-off this spring. The program is sponsored by Continuing Education and the UMD Sustainable Agriculture Program.

The workshops, "Bench Grafting: Making your own tiny tree for spring planting" will be held on Tues., Mar. 22 from 7-8 pm, "Field Grafting in the Orchard: Adding a “new” variety to your established tree" will take place on Sun., April 10 from 1-4 pm, "Intro to Integrated Pest Management for the Organic Orchard: Growing pretty apples without chemicals" will take place on Sat., April 30 from 9am- 12 pm.

Workshop attendees will meet in a classroom at UMD for discussion and a presentation and then travel to the Heritage Orchard on the UMD Farm on Jean Duluth Road for a hands-on demonstration.

For registration information, contact Roxanne. For more information, contact Cindy.

VISUAL LECTURE SERIES

Chad Albers and Scott Stulen, jurors for student exhibitions, will give a lecture on Thurs., Mar. 31 at 6 pm in BohH 90.

Anne S. Lindstrom, art educator from Tallinn, Estonia, will give a lecture on Tues., Apr. 19 at 6 pm in MonH 70.

For info, contact the Department of Art and Design at 726-8225.

EDDY LECTURES

The Edwin Eddy Lecture "The University of Michigan Aphasia Program (UMAP): It's all about Intensive Therapy" by Mimi Block, will be held on Sat., April 16 from 8:30 am-4 pm in LSBE 118. The lecture is sponsored by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. The cost is $50 if registered before Mar. 25 and $60 after.

The Edwin Eddy Lecture "Literacy and the SLP" by Barbra Wollak will begin on May 20 from 5 pm to 7:45 pm and continue till Sat. May 21 from 8:30 am to 12:15 pm in LSBE 118. For more information, visit the CSD Department.

Special Events

OUT COLD WINTER FESTIVAL

The Annual Out Cold Winter Festival at UMD runs through Feb. 26.

Highlights include the Annual Frozen Yeti Film Festival, Chicken Strip Eating Contest, Man of the Year Pageant, Trampled By Turtles, Atmosphere, and more. Check out the Out Cold website for continually updated information. For more information, contact Lacey.

JOB FAIR

The UM Job and Internship Fair will take place on Fri., Feb. 25 from 10 am-4 pm at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Nearly 200 organizations will be there recruiting for hundreds of jobs and internships. The Fair is open to all U of M undergraduates, graduate students, and recent alumni. The Fair is sponsored by the Career offices on all U of M campuses. For more information, attending recruiter list, and tips visit UM Job Fair.

BE THE CHANGE

Be the Change Conference & Action Day 2011 will be held on Sat., Feb. 26, from 8:30 am-5 pm in the Kirby Ballroom. UMD students are invited to learn, connect, and then lead on issues of global citizenry, sustainability, inclusion, and visionary leadership. A morning keynote entitled, "I'm in the Change the World Business," will be presented by Ryan Penneau, "edu-preneur", playwright, author, and speaker. For more information, see Kirby Leadership.

LATIN AMERICAN AWARENESS CELEBRATION

The lecture "Women, Global Migration, and Human Rights," presented by Cathi Tactaquin, National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, will be held on Wed., Mar. 2 at 7 pm in the Kirby Ballroom.

The Brown Bag Lecture "Women's Peace Movements" will be held on Wed., Mar. 9 from noon-1 pm in KSC 333.

The 22nd Annual UMD Fiesta will be held on Tues., Mar. 22 from 10 am-2 pm. Tickets are being sold in front of the UMD bookstore.

For more information, email Susana Pelayo-Woodward.

BAEUMLER-KAPLAN HOLOCAUST COMMEMORATION EVENT

Henry Greenspan, a psychologist and playwright at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, will perform his one-person stage play Remnants at UMD on Sun., Mar. 6 at 3 pm in the Rafters. Remnants is based on two decades of Greenspan's conversations with Holocaust survivors. Greenspan has been writing and teaching about the Holocaust for almost three decades. For more information, email Cindy Christian.

GUEST PROFESSOR LECTURE AND LUNCH

Guest Professor Stephen Pender from University of Windsor will be at UMD on Fri., Apr. 15. Writing Studies and English Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to a lunch with Pender. A lecture will follow in the ABAH 245 at 2 pm. A dinner with faculty will follow at David Gore's, Department of Communication, house.

Glensheen

GLENSHEEN EVENTS

The historic Congdon estate, Glensheen mansion, is open for tours Sat. and Sun. from 10 am-3 pm.

For more information and prices for events, visit the Glensheen website, email Glensheen, or call 218-726-8910.

Other Events - Faculty and Staff

STAFF TRAINING SESSIONS

The Office of Equal Opportunity is offering three training sessions: "Sexual Harassment Prevention" on Wed., Feb. 23 from 9-11 am in KSC 333, "Diversity" on Wed., Mar. 23 from 1:30-3:30 pm in KSC 333, and "Sexual Assault Protocol" on Wed., Apr. 13 from 10-11:30 am in the Garden Room. For more info, contact Catherine L. Rackliffe.

TECH TUESDAYS

The following Tech Tuesdays at 2 pm will take place in the Viz Lab in MPAC 154: "My Call-Pilot Fax Services" by Chuck Bosell on Mar. 8, "Communication Options" by Bruce Reeves and Amanda Evans on Apr. 19, and "Is Technology Controlling You?" by Bruce Reeves and Amanda Evans on April 26. For more information, contact ITSS.

IDS EVENTS

"Tech Talk" will be held from noon-1 pm on Fri., Mar. 25 in EduE 142. To register contact Leane Rutherford.

"Scanning the Horizon with Surveys" will be held on Tues., Mar. 29 from 1- 2:30 in KSC 268. To register contact Jason Ellis or call x6214.

For information on IDS events, visit Instructional Development Services.

JUST US

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. For info, contact Leane Rutherford or 726-6207.

Campus News

Academic News

UMD STUDENT SELECTED FOR NATIONAL COUNCIL MEETING

UMD Student Anna Hewitt was selected from a nationwide search of university students to attend the Department of State’s National Council for International Visitors (NCIV) National Meeting in Washington, D.C. The NCIV is currently marking 50 years of leadership in citizen diplomacy – the concept that in a vibrant democracy, the individual citizen has the right, even the responsibility, to help shape foreign relations “one handshake at a time.” Each year the aggregate efforts of NCIV members involve more than 80,000 volunteers. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressed the Meeting’s reception on Feb. 17, and her remarks can be heard online.

NOMINATIONS FOR CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

UMD’s Office of Civic Engagement is calling for civic engagement award nominations for the following awards: Chancellor's Student Leadership Award, Chancellor's Civic Engagement Steward Award, and Chancellor's Community Partner Award. To nominate a person or organization, email Erin Zoellick a Word attachment including the following information with email subject line: OCE award nomination: Your name, email address and phone number, Name, email address, and phone number of person/organization you are nominating, the award for which they are nominated, and a brief description of the reasons this person or group was selected for this recognition and any results of their efforts (200 words maximum). Nominations must be received by 4 pm on Tues., Mar. 1.

Administration News

INAUGURATION

The inauguration of Lendley C. (Lynn) Black as the ninth chancellor of the University of Minnesota Duluth will take place on Fri., Mar. 4. The Inauguration Ceremony will be held in the Romano Gymnasium at 2 pm, and a Campus Reception will follow. The public is invited to these events and many others held throughout the week.

The schedule of events includes TEDxUMD which is a series of fifteen-minute faculty and staff presentations on technology, entertainment, design, and more. TEDxUMD will take place on Tues., Mar. 1 from 10 am-8 pm in the Kirby Student Center Lounge.

Panel discussions on Equity and Diversity will be held on Wed., Mar. 2 from 11:30 am-1 pm and 3-4:30 pm in the fourth floor Library Rotunda.

Keynote inauguration speaker, Cathi Tactaquin, Executive Director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, will speak on "Women, Global Migration and Human Rights" on Wed., Mar. 2 at 7 pm in the Kirby Ballroom.

Panel discussions on Sustainability will be held on Thurs., Mar. 3 from 11:30 am-1 pm and 3-4:30 pm in the fourth floor Library Rotunda.

CHAMP (Connecting Hopes with Action to Mobilize People) Day of Service will take place on Sat., Mar. 5 at 10 am-5 pm. Volunteer opportunities are at locations throughout the Duluth area. UMD faculty, staff, and students are especially invited to participate.

For more information, contact the Office of the Chancellor at 726-7106 or see Inauguration.

UMD STORES

Visit UMD Stores for hours and merchandise information.

UMD Stores has promotions and events year round.

Faculty and Staff News

Academic

NEWS FROM FACULTY AND STAFF

The National Earth Science Teachers Association and Windows to the Universe are working together with NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation to explore the impact that climate change is having on our planet. Jay Austin, assistant professor, Department of Physics, took part in a “Changing Planet” video discussion about the changes in Lake Superior caused by warming. It is available online.

The National Science Foundation and National Security Agency have renewed their grants totaling $416,234 to Joseph Gallian, professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, to support his Research Experience for Undergraduates summer programs in 2011 and 2012.

UMD and Large Lakes Observatory faculty, staff, and students were in Malawi (Central Africa) during the first three weeks of January to conduct research on Lake Malawi, one of Africa’s largest lakes, funded by the Office of International Programs, to lead a National Science Foundation funded workshop on Water Sustainability and Climate in the Lake Malawi Basin. Stephanie Guildford, assistant professor, and Bob Hecky, professor, both of the Department of Biology, Tom Johnson, professor, Department of Geological Sciences, and Jay Austin, assistant professor, Department of Physics, led the scientific team which organized and led the research cruise on the lake, and they also co-organized and participated in the workshop. Sergei Katsev, assistant professor, Department of Physics, joined the cruise after conducting research on Lake Kivu, Rwanda, during the first two weeks in January. Mike King, captain, UMD’s Blue Heron, Jason Agnich (Marine Technician at LLO) and two graduate students, Roy Zakaria and Messias Macuiane from UMD, installed temperature recorders and sediment traps in the lake that will record events over the next year. The research team worked with the crew and officers of the RV Ndunduma, operated by Malawi Fisheries Department, to complete the cruise, which met all expectations. Two more cruises are planned for later this year. The workshop followed the cruise and was attended by researchers from North America, including the UMTC campus, as well as scientists from Malawi universities and government agencies.  As part of the international collaboration, Tom Johnson, Bob Hecky, Jay Austin, and Stephanie Guildford gave presentations to faculty and students at Malawi’s Mzuzu University and Bunda College of Agriculture.

Ron Marchese, professor, Department of Humanities & Classics, received a grant from the Imagine Foundation-his second in three years-to continue his research in Armenian social organizations in Istanbul and Armenia this summer. He will also be taking students to Greece as part of the Classical Study Tour of Greece, the ninth consecutive year the program has been running through the Office of International Education. More recently, his massive first volume on Armenian religious textiles, Splendor and Spectacle, is now available to purchase online.

Marchese also had an extensive chapter, "Intersection of Society, Culture, and Religion: The Constantinople Style and Armenian Identity," recently appear in Richard Hovannisian (UCLA) and Simon Payaslian's (Boston College) Armenian Constantinople (UCLA). Marchese's graphic work provided the front cover of the book. Publication of research at ancient Plataiai will appear in "The Urban Scheme of Plataiai: Report on the Geophysical Survey" with A. Konecny, M. Boyd, and V. Arvanatinos - in the prestigious journal Hesperia of the American School of Classical Studies in Athens this spring.

Marchese was also recently published in German "Plataiai: Geophysikalische Surveys" with Andreas Konecny, Michael Boyd, Vasili Aravantinos, Standortbestimmung and also "More than a Famous Battle" with Andreas Konecny in The Hellenic Voice on June 9, 2010.

Former UMD graduate student Laurence Lin has published the paper "Enrichment in a stoichiometric model of two producers and one consumer," along with UMD professors Bruce Peckham and Harlan Stech, both of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and John Pastor, professor, Department of Biology. The paper appears in the January 2011 issue of the Journal of Biological Dynamics.

Natural Resources Research Institute

NRRI NEWS

Rich Axler gave an oral presentation titled "Global Great Lakes: Transforming Environmental Data into Anticipatory Ecosystem Management" at the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment's "IonE's Outburst" held at the St. Paul Campus on Jan. 20. Co-authors include Bob Hecky, Norine Dobiesz, Jay Austin, and Steve Colman (LLO-UMD), George Host, Norm Will and Terry Brown (NRRI-UMD), Cindy Hagley (Sea Grant-UMD), Jason Antenucci (Centre for Water Research at the University of Western Australia), Oliva Mkumbo, and Dick Nyeko (Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization, East Africa).

The following NRRI staff took part in the St. Louis River Estuary Summit, held at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, Feb. 7-8: Jerry Niemi "Birds of the St. Louis River Estuary," George Host "The St. Louis River Estuary Data Slam," and poster presentations on multiple NRRI-led projects in the St. Louis River Estuary from Lucinda Johnson, Valerie Brady, George Host, Rich Axler, Dan Breneman, Terry Brown, Elaine Ruzycki, Norm Will, Jerry Henneck, and Gerry Sjerven.

Minnesota Sea Grant

SEA GRANT NEWS

Dale Bergeron, maritime extension educator, and Gene Clark (Wisconsin Sea Grant) are presenting a webinar, "Economic Implications of Climate Change Impacts to Great Lakes Ports, Harbors, and Marinas" on Mar. 1 from 11 am-noon. Registration is free but participants must sign up online.

Thanks to Sea Grant funding, the local NBC affiliate Jeff Edmondson's "Your Green Life" series looked at the impact of winter road and parking lot maintenance on North Shore/Duluth streams on Feb. 16. NRRI researchers George Host and Rich Axler's grant, "Weather and Water: Combining broadcast meteorology and stream animations to protect Superior," allowed Edmondson to produce and air three TV segments so far.

Cindy Hagely, environmental quality extension educator, will be moderating a discussion following the showing of "The Great Squeeze: Surviving the Human Project." UMD’s Office of Sustainability and Continuing Education is offering the free film showing on Thurs., Mar. 24 in the Griggs Center from 5-7 pm.

Douglas Jensen, aquatic invasive species program coordinator, gave an invited presentation for "Alien Threats to Minnesota Waters: What You Should Know, What You Can Do" for the Hennepin County Library’s "Tuesdays with a Scholar" program in Edina, Minn. on Feb. 8. 110 people attended.

Jensen was invited to speak at a Sportsman’s Club of Lake Vermilion Board of Directors meeting, Greenwood Town Hall in Tower, Minn. on Feb. 9. The Board met to discuss prevention of aquatic invasive species (AIS) in Lake Vermilion area.

The Sea Grant Files newest episodes broadcast on KUMD include "Popular Chemicals Afflict Fish," "History Lesson in a Sediment Core," and "About Those Spiny Waterfleas" The broadcasts are also available online.

Medical School-Duluth

MEDICAL SCHOOL-DULUTH

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Pharmacy Department

PHARMACY NEWS

Bjoern Bauer, assistant professor, has been invited to join the editorial board of the journal Pharmacologia.

Haim Einat, associate professor, has been invited to serve on the editorial board of Acta Neuropsychiatrica, an established journal in the field of neuropsychiatry.

Student physicians Steven Skube and Melissa Zant conducted a presentation describing the Health of People Everywhere (HOPE) Clinic, a free acute treatment/triage clinic run by Medical School Duluth student physicians and the College of Pharmacy, Duluth, student pharmacists at the CHUM Center in downtown Duluth. The presentation took place at the Annual Conference of the Society for Student-Run Free Clinics in Houston, Tex. in Jan. 2011.

Timothy Stratton, professor, and Ruth Westra (Medical School Duluth) presented the poster “Team Learning Through Interprofessional Experiences” at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Conference on Medical Student Education in Houston, Tex. in Jan. 2011.

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