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Art

ART EXHIBITS

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

"2011 Annual Student Exhibition" will be on display through May 8.

"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.

"Compassionate Witness: Drawings by Big Al Carter" will be on display through July 17.

"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 are featured throughout the year: Ivana Savic from Apr. 19-24, David Moreira from Apr. 26-May 1, and Leon Nyarecha from May 3-8.

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

Music

CONCERTS AND EVENTS

The Percussion Ensemble will perform on Tues., Apr. 19 at 7:30 pm.

The Jazz Ensembles will perform on Wed., Apr. 20 at 7:30 pm.

The Masterworks Concert: J.S. Bach's St. John Passion will be held on Fri., Apr. 29 at 7:30 pm and on Sun., May 1 at 3 pm at the First Lutheran Church.

"An Evening of Extraordinary Opera Scenes" will be held on Thurs., May 5 and Fri., May 6 at 7:30 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 Events

The Odyssey, a world premiere musical performance based on the Homeric text, will be performed April 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29 & 30 at 7:30 pm and April 24 at 2 pm at the Marshall Performing Arts Center. The Alworth Planetarium will present "Odyssey Skies" on Apr. 20, 22, 25 & 26 at 7 pm and Apr. 24 at 12:30 pm, in conjunction with the musical.

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

Athletics

UMD BASEBALL

The UMD Baseball team will play Southwest Minnesota State University on Apr. 26 at 2 pm, Augustana College on Apr. 30 at 1 pm and May 1 at noon, and U of M Crookston on May 7 at 1 pm and May 8 at noon. All games will be held at Bulldog Park.

UMD SOFTBALL

The UMD Softball team will play U of Mary on Apr. 21 at noon, Northern State on Apr. 26 at 1 pm, Upper Iowa on Apr. 30 at noon, and Winona State on May 1 at noon. All games will be held at Junction Avenue Field.

UMD TRACK

The UMD Men's and Women's track teams will compete in the North Country Invite on Apr. 22

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

Lectures/Workshops/Classes

VISUAL LECTURE SERIES

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.

HONORS PROGRAM GREAT MOMENTS SERIES

The UMD Honors Program presents a special public lecture series "Great Moments in the History of Life" by George Shaw: "The Great Oxidation Catastrophe" on Tues., Apr. 19 at 7 pm in LSci 175 and "Extinction Events" on Tues., Apr. 26.

For more information, contact the Honors Program, or call 218-726-6776

MULTICULTURAL CENTER EVENTS

The Brown Bag lecture "Yoga and Meditation" will be held on Wed., Apr. 20 from noon-1 pm in KSC 268.

"Take Back the Night" presented by Program for Aid to Victims of Sexual Assault (PAVSA) will be held on Thurs., Apr. 21 at Washington Center in Downtown Duluth.

"Date-A-Palooza: Hawaiian Spring Break" will be held on Sat., Apr. 23 from 7 pm-midnight in the Kirby Ballroom. This is the second annual Date-A-Palooza hosted by BSA. This will be a fundraiser for a scholarship. It is free to attend the auction and $1.00 for a dance (unless you buy a date).

The film The Other Side/From the Other Side will be shown on Tues., Apr. 26 at noon in KSC 273.

The Vagina Monologues will be performed on Fri., Apr. 29 and Sat., Apr. 30 at 7 pm in BohH 90.

The Annual Asian Cultural Show, ImaginAsian, hosted by APAA will demonstrate Asian arts, cultural performance, and delicious Asian cuisine. Admission is $10 on Sat., Apr. 30 at 6 pm in the Kirby Ballroom.

The Brown Bag "Volunteer Appreciation" will be held on Wed., May 4 from noon-1 pm in KSC 268.

For more information, contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward.

PLANETARIUM

The Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium presents the following: "Odyssey Skies" on Apr. 20, 22, 25 & 26 at 7 pm and Apr. 24 at 12:30 pm, "Super Solar Flares!" on Apr. 27 and 29,and "Stargazing Tonight!" on May 4 and 6.

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 “Water Cycling and Storage in the Earth’s Deep Interior” by Wendy Panero, assistant professor, Ohio State University, will be held on Thurs., Apr. 21 at 3:30 pm in LSci 175.

The lecture "The River We Have Wrought; Two Centuries of Human Impact on Soil Erosion in the Upper Mississippi" by Daniel Engstrom, director, St. Croix Watershed Research Station, will be held on Thurs., Apr. 28 at 3:30 pm in LSci 175.

The lecture "Hot dolomite explodes!: Evidence of ancient earthquakes on the Naukluft" by Christie Rowe, assistant researcher, UC Santa Cruz, will be held on Thurs., May 5 at 3:30 pm in LSci 175.

For more information, contact the Department of Geological Sciences.

DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY

A lecture by UMD Chemistry and Biochemistry graduate students Chris Bicknese, Chikako Onishi, and Dhuanushka Wickramasinghe will be presented on Apr. 22 at 3 pm in SCC 120.

The Chemistry Department Awards Ceremony will take place on Apr. 29 at 3 pm in SCC 120.

For more information, contact the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY

Edmund Zlonis, masters degree candidate, UMD Integrated Biosciences Graduate Program will speak on “Avian communities of managed and unmanaged Minnesota forests" at 3:15 p.m. on Fri., Apr. 22, in 185 Life Science. Refreshments are served at 3 p.m. For more information, contact the Department of Biology.

ALWORTH EVENTS

Eric Gustafson, '97 UMD alumnus and correspondent for The Economist, will present an International Lecture, "Europe at a Crossroads: Austerity, Bailouts, and the Global Economy" on Wed., Apr. 27, at 7 pm in the Library Rotunda.

Linda Krug, former dean of UMD's College of Liberal Arts and the co-director of the Advocacy & Political Leadership Program, and Leslie Beiers, assistant St. Louis County Prosecutor, will present the Brown Bag Lunch talk, Hiking the Inca Trail on Thur., Apr. 28, at noon in the Library Rotunda.

Joshua Andresen, assistant professor of philosophy at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, will present an International Lecture, "Democracy, Secularism, and Islam" on Wed., May 4 at 7 pm in Mon. H 70.

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

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.

"Intro to Integrated Pest Management for the Organic Orchard: Growing pretty apples without chemicals" will take place on Sat., Apr. 30 from 9 am-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 Richards. For more information, contact Cindy Hale.

BOULDER LAKE EVENTS

The Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center presents the following events: "Boulder Birding Big Day" on May 7 from 7-11:30 am; "Boulderdash 5K Trail Run" on Sat., June 4 at 10 am. Registration is $15 before May 12 and $20 after. To pre-registration forms are available online; "Forest Management Field Tour" on June 29, with only 20 free spots; "Experience the Night" from July 15-16. Cost is $10 per person or $30 per family; "Master Naturalist Volunteer Training" from Aug. 22-26. The cost is $200 per person, with only 16 spots open.

For more information or to pre-register for any event, email John Geissler or call 218-721-3731.

NEW YORK TIMES/UMD THEATRE COURSE

Bill Payne, interim SFA dean and associate professor in UMD�s Theatre Department, is offering "Theater and Global Change," an on-line theater course from May 12-June 8. He is team teaching with Benjamin D. Brantley, the chief theater critic of The New York Times, and the course is open to the public.

EDDY LECTURES

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 on Sat. May 21 from 8:30 am to 12:15 pm in LSBE 118.

For more information, visit the CSD Department.

Special Events

SUSTAINABILITY FAIR

The Spring 2011 Sustainability Fair will take place on Apr. 19-20. Guest speaker Don Shelby will kick off the event with a lecture centered upon the failure of American journalism to acknowledge climate change. Shelby's lecture will begin at 6:30 pm on Apr. 19 in Chem 200.

For more information, contact Nathan Levendoski

JOEL LABOVITZ ENTREPRENEURIAL SUCCESS AWARDS

The 19th Annual Joel Labovitz Entrepreneurial Success Awards will take place on Apr 20 from 11:30 am-1:30 pm at the DECC. The UMD Center for Economic Development (CED) presents the Joel Labovitz Entrepreneurial Success Awards Program which recognizes entrepreneurs and business owners from throughout the Twin Ports and Northeastern Minnesota. This is the region's celebration of the US Small Business Administration (SBA) National Small Business Week.

To register, visit www.umdced.com/.

STRESS-LESS WEEK

UMD Health Services will be sponsoring a “stress-less week” from Apr. 25-29. The goal is to promote stress reduction prior to final exam week. The workshops are open to students, staff and faculty.

For more information, Dori Decker.

GLOBAL ENERGY ACTION FORUM

The UMD Honors Program will hold a one-day forum, Facing the Challenge: A Global Energy Action Forum, on Thurs. Apr. 28 beginning at 9:45 am in Griggs Center. The forum includes a keynote address, followed by three panel discussions on the role of biofuels, nuclear energy, and renewable/sustainable options. A public discussion on the global climate change and the role of CO2 from the burning of fossil fuels includes a dialog between Regents’ Professor Tom Johnson (UMD) and Chris Walcek (State University of New York at Albany). The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact hons@d.umn.edu.

COLOR OF WEALTH GUEST PROFESSOR LECTURE

Rose Brewer, a professor from the Department of African American and African studies on the U of M Twin Cities campus will deliver a lecture celebrating UMD's new minor in African and African American Studies. Brewer will speak on "Wealth Inequality in the United States: Contextualizing the Effects of Race, Class, and Gender" on Wed., Apr 27 at 2 pm in the fourth floor Library Rotunda.

For more information, contact socanth@d.umn.edu.

CRANK UP YOUR BRAIN

Crank Up Your Brain is a fitness in education initiative. Interested individuals may RSVP (via the event's Facebook event page) to join Chancellor Black, Mayor Ness, Champ, and UMD people for an April 28 noon campus run in support of "cranking up one's thinking cap".

MILS SYMPOSIUM

UMD's Eni-gikendaasoyang, Center for Indigenous Knowledge and Language Revitalization and the Grotto Foundation will host the sixth Minnesota Indigenous Language Symposium, May 16 and 17, at Black Bear Resort and Casino.

For more information, contact Jennifer Niemi

Glensheen

GLENSHEEN EVENTS

Glensheen is honoring moms with three opportunities for fine dining on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8. Families can choose from the following options: Brunch at 9:30 am, Lunch at 12:30 pm, and Dinner at 4:30 pm. Each option includes station tour and a meal.

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

TECH TUESDAYS

A Tech Tuesdays presentation by Bruce Reeves and Amanda Evans will take place on Apr 26 at 2 pm in the Viz Lab in MPAC 154: "Is Technology Controlling You?" For more information, contact ITSS.

IDS

"Making Your Courses Easier to Assess" will be held on April 27 from 2-3:30 in KSC 268. Register via email email or call x6214.

Join IDS and ITSS for Tech Talk + held from noon -1 pm on May 12 in EduE 142. RSVP via email or call x6207.

Campus News

Academic News

FACULTY AWARDS

UMD has announced the faculty awards for the 2010-11 school year. Faculty members will be recognized at a special campus reception at 2:30 pm on Wed., May 4 in Griggs Center.

Chancellor’s Distinguished Research Award will be presented to Aydin Yucesan Durgunoglu, professor, Psychology, CEHSP. Faculty members who receive this award are honored for their excellence in research, scholarly contributions to their field, and for their dedication to student research in education.

Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching will be presented to Paula J. Pedersen, assistant professor, Psychology, CEHSP. This award recognizes faculty who have made contributions to the teaching mission of UMD that are of extraordinary quality and reflect UMD’s emphasis on high quality undergraduate and graduate education. This award honors faculty for innovative pedagogy, development of creative and critical thinking, student mentoring, commitment to liberal education, and leadership and impact within a department.

Albert Tezla Teacher/Scholar Award will be presented to Stanley R. Wold, professor, Music, School of Fine Arts. This award is given annually to a faculty member in the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Fine Arts who has an exceptional and effective teaching style that emphasizes the worth of research in a learned discipline and the maturing impact scholarly activity has on the development of human attitudes and values.

Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Public Service will be presented to Sandy Woolum, associate professor, Psychology, CEHSP. This award honors faculty who have demonstrated extraordinary and sustained commitment to public service and community engagement.

Outstanding Faculty Adviser Awards are given each year to faculty members who have demonstrated outstanding service to their students. Outstanding Faculty Adviser Awards will be presented to Kent Brorson, associate professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders, CEHSP, Jefferson Campbell, assistant professor, Music, SFA, Steve Castleberry, professor, Marketing, LSBE. Ed Downs, assistant professor, Communication, CLA, and Dan Pope, associate professor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, SCSE.

For more information contact Vickery French.

UMD WINS AT AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE

Two teams of UMD Civil Engineering students placed in the concrete beam competition at the American Concrete Institute (ACI) conference in Tampa, Fla. in April. UMD received second place in the highest strength to cost ratio category, third place in the most accurate predicted strength category, and received the award for overall best beam. Team members included Matt Fournier, Dan Abramson, Chelsea Hanson, Alison Carlson, Justin Baker, Andrew Venaas, and Kyle Berg. The faculty advisers were Eric Musselman and Eshan Dave. UMD competed against 40 other universities worldwide.

In addition, civil engineering students Dan Abramson, junior, and and Kyrstyn Haapala, sophomore, received fellowships from ACI. Abramson received the Pankow Fellowship which includes a $10,000 paid summer internship. This is the highest dollar amount fellowship given by ACI. Abramson is the first undergraduate to win this fellowship. Haapala received the Baker Fellowship which includes a $7,000 paid summer internship.

ACI is the code writing body for the national Concrete Building Code and has over 14,000 members worldwide.

UMD EDUCATION STUDENTS HELP CHILDREN WRITE

On Sun., Apr. 3, the UMD Department of Education, WDSE WRPT Public Educational Television, and 38 area elementary schools hosted the "PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest," which encourages students in grades K-3 to write and illustrate original stories. It is the largest story writing competition in the United States.

Sponsored by more than 100 PBS stations across the country, WDSE WRPT in Duluth, Minn., has had the largest number of entries in the entire country for 14 consecutive years. In 2011, an astounding 5,062 students from 38 area schools submitted original illustrated stories.

UMD elementary education students served as judges in the contest, the UMD Technology in Education course develops the PowerPoints to project the story illustrations of the grand prize winning stories, and 64 elementary education students and faculty from UMD volunteered their help at the contest celebration to dress as PBS characters, give out prize packages, and act as hosts/hostesses of the event. Dan Corbett, WDSE WRPT's Director of Education, who also teaches at UMD in the Department of Education, acted as the emcee of the contest celebration.

DANCE TEAM TAKES SECOND

The UMD Dance Team won second place in the 2011 National Dance Alliance (NDA) Collegiate National Championship for Div. II in Daytona Beach, Fla. on Apr. 8. The 23-member dance squad is coached by college student team captains. They perform at UMD basketball games, football games, and hockey games. At the competition, UMD students performed fast-paced precision dances that were a combination of hip-hop, pom, and jazz routines choreographed by Johnette Rutledge. The team consists of Lindsey Nelson (captain), Chelsea Erickson, Alaina Jenson, Danielle Lanning, Emmie Hunkeapillar, Jillian Kadrlik (captain), Laura Jackson (officer), Brittany Erickson, Jessie Sheehan, Kelsie Jurasin, Colette Moran, Nadine Abu Azzam, Kelsey Villwock, Niki Johnson, Regan Hartley, Michelle Berg, Michelle Marnich, Michelle Mohr, Heather Hubert, Nikki Johnson, Megan Fusselman, Kali Bernloehr, and Meranda Nottingham. The 2011 National Cheerleading Association (NCA) and National Dance Alliance Collegiate Championship is the largest College Cheer and Dance Championship in the world. For more information, see NDA webcast video and the UMD Dance Team website.

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Academic

NEWS FROM FACULTY AND STAFF

Emily Gaarder, assistant professor, Department of Sociology/Anthropology, has had her new book, Women and the Animal Rights Movement, published by Rutgers University Press.

Alexis Pogorelskin
, associate professor, Department of History, recently presented a paper entitled: "The Mortal Storm: Novel into Film" at the American Comparative Literature Association annual meeting in Vancouver. She also gave an invited lecture to the Slavic Department of Northwestern University entitled "Text Messaging in the Politburo in the 1920s." The fourth volume of the bilingual journal that she edits, The NEP Era, Soviet Russia, 1921-1928, has recently been published.

Eun-Kyung Suh, associate professor, Department of Art and Design, received the second place award for "Prelude" at the National Fiber Directions Exhibition at the Wichita Center for the Arts in Wichita, Kan. from Mar. 25-May 8.

Judith A. Trolander, professor, Department of History, has had her latest book From Sun Cities to the Villages published by the University Press of Florida.

Mark H. Zmudy, assistant professor, Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, was awarded the Julian W. Smith Award in recognition of significant attainment in outdoor education over an extended period of time by the Council for Adventure and Outdoor Education of the American Association for Physical Activity and Recreation. The award was given at the 2011 national convention for the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance in San Diego, Calif. Zmudy’s research focuses on the specific processes in teaching adventure that lead to outcomes of high student achievement, both personally and academically. His research also uses the constructs of adventure to promote social justice and equality.

Natural Resources Research Institute

NRRI NEWS

Ron Moen, with Erika Butler (DNR Wildlife Veterinarian), spoke to the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association about the most recent research on moose in the Arrowhead region at the Cook County Community Center in Grand Marais on Apr. 11 and at Vermilion Community College on Apr. 12.

Euan Reavie gave a seminar titled “What is the role of algae in the recent collapse of the Great Lakes food web?” and Reavie, Lisa Allinger, and Allegra Cangelosi (Northeast-Midwest Institute, Washington D.C.) presented a poster titled “Assessing ballast water treatments: Viability assessment for ambient microplankton assemblages” at the 50th Northeast Algal Symposium, Woods Hole, Mass. held from Apr. 15-17.

Pam Sarvela served as an invited moderator at “Startup America: Reducing Barriers.” This event is related to President Obama’s recent launch of Startup America, an initiative to help high-growth companies in our nation. The event was held Apr. 6 in Minneapolis.

Minnesota Sea Grant

SEA GRANT NEWS

Minnesota Sea Grant co-hosted an informational booth with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources at the Douglas County Fish and Game Show in Superior, Wisc. from Apr. 1-3.

They distributed information about coastlines, invasive species, and more at Lake Superior College’s Earth Day Celebration on Thurs., Apr. 14.

Early registration for The International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) 54th Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research, which runs from May 30 - June 3 in Duluth, Minn., ends on Apr. 19.

Look for presentations by Sea Grant staff, and stop by the Stop Aquatic Hitchhiker! booth at the Minnesota Lakes and River’s Conference from Apr. 28-29 in Saint Cloud, Minn.

Applications are being accepted for the Sea Grant-hosted COSEE Great Lakes’s cruise on Lake Superior, July 20-27. This is a professional development opportunity for teachers of grades 4-10 and non-formal educators.

Dale Bergeron, maritime extension educator, talked about the Duluth-Superior working waterfront on Northland NewsCenter’s Today Show on Sun., Apr. 3.

Bergeron was elected as vice-chair the Harbor Technical Advisory Committee (HTAC). HTAC addresses challenges and opportunities in the Duluth-Superior Harbor while promoting the harbor’s economic and environmental importance to the community.

Cindy Hagley, environmental quality extension educator, won a Len Anderson Environmental Stewardship Award from St. Louis River Alliance for her leadership role in connecting teachers to the Great Lakes through COSEE.

Doug Jensen, aquatic invasive species program coordinator, and Marte Kitson, aquatic invasive species specialist, coordinated and helped DNR collaborators staff the "Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!" booth at the Northwest Sportshow in Minneapolis from Mar. 30-Apr. 3.

Kitson’s article, "Aquatic Invasive Species – Spotlight on Spiny Waterflea (Bythotrephes longimanus)" ran in the April edition of the Moccasin Telegraph.

Sharon Moen, interim communications coordinator, had an article published in the Lake Superior Angler Magazine 2011 Fishing Annual. Moen’s article highlighted the work of UMD researchers and the photography of Jeff Gunderson, Minnesota Sea Grant’s director.

Moen's surf ball story was picked up by Lake Superior Magazine, April-May 2011.

The Sea Grant Files’ newest episodes are online.

Medical School-Duluth

MEDICAL SCHOOL-DULUTH

On the Duluth campus, 51.9 percent of the 55 graduating medical students matched to family medicine residency programs at Match Day on Mar. 17. Of the Duluth graduates, 67.3 percent selected primary care specialties (including family medicine.) Six of those graduates will return to Duluth as MD residents practicing at the Duluth Family Medicine Residency.

HOPE Clinic has scheduled its second annual recognition night for Thurs., Apr. 21 at 5:30 pm in the Medical School Atrium. HOPE Clinic is a collaborative student outreach program between the Medical School and College of Pharmacy to offer free healthcare to the underserved in Duluth.

For the fourteenth year in a row, students and faculty members of the medical school Duluth took real brains and an educational program to more than 1700 students in the Duluth area. The presentations are part of a national program called Brain Awareness Week. Other medical students gave presentations to 3511 students in 34 towns in Greater Minnesota earlier this year.

Dean Gary Davis submitted an opinion article, "Local view: Proposed cuts jeopardize Duluth’s medical school More Graduating Duluth Med Students Choose Family Medicine," to the Duluth News Tribune. It appeared on Sun. Apr. 3.

Davis and Lillian Repesh, associate dean of admissions and student affairs, gave presentations and participated in a panel discussion: Missions Admissions: Student Selection for the Regional Campus at the American Association of Medical Colleges Group on Regional Medical Campuses meeting in New Orleans from Mar. 23-25.

The Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (SEBM) has named Lois J. Heller, Ph.D. a Distinguished Scientist in recognition of her scientific contributions in the field of cardiovascular physiology, her dedication to science education and the training of early-career biomedical scientists, and her many years of outstanding leadership of and service to SEBM.

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PHARMACY NEWS

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