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DEC

 

Dec 18 "Hartman Named Director of Glensheen Mansion" Dan Hartman has been selected as the official Director of Glensheen Mansion, a unit of the UMD SFA. --- FOX 21 News
Dec 18 "Our View: New view for editorial board" Fred Friedman, UMD Alum, joins teh Duluth News Tribune editorial board. --- Duluth News Tribune
Dec 16 "A Green Legacy" John and Jan Green, a duo with UMD ties, lead a generation of conservationists in their effort to maintain the integrity of the Lake Superior region. ---Minnesota Convservation Volunteer Magazine
Dec 16 "Watch your step: Why thin ice is hard to detect" Jay Austin, a physicist at UMD's Large Lake Observatory talks about the dangers of thin ice. --- Minnesota Public Radio
Dec 16 "St. Luke’s doctor named Physician of the Year" Swenson completed her residency at the Duluth Family Practice Center Residency Program. --- Duluth News Tribune
Dec 15 "Christmas Events at Glensheen" Christmas tours at the Glensheen Mansion. --- Fox 21
Dec 14 "Bird population in Minnesota's national forests crashed in 2014" Another decline is likely next year, according to Natural Resources Research Institute at the University of Minnesota Duluth. --- Duluth News Tribune
Dec 10 "Duluth City Council approves 50,000 dollar Glensheen fund" The city council approved a request of $50,000 that will contribute to reconstruction. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Dec 9 "Mite 1 Hockey League at Glen Avon" Former UMD Bulldogs, the coaches of the league pass on the hockey tradition to the children of Duluth. --- FOX 21
Dec 9 "Therapy Animals Provide Stress Relief for UMD Students" Miniature horses helped students relax before exams. --- FOX 21 --- Twin Cities.com (Pioneer Press) --- Duluth News Tribune
Dec 8 "'Love Your Melon' Drive Spreads to UMD Campus" A non–profit founded by two college students, has spread to the UMD campus. --- FOX 21
Dec 7 "Winter Skating Parties Kick Off" People of all ages skate with the UMD Bulldogs skated inside Amsoil Arena. --- FOX 21
Dec 7 "Possible record-setting number of families find their Christmas trees at Boulder Lake" The Environmental Learning Center a partner with UMD offers winter fun. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Dec 7 "Legally Blonde the Musical Opening Weekend" Musical put on by UMD theater students opens. --- Fox 21
Dec 6 "Northland Students Compete in Physics Competition" "Basically this is to have fun,” UMD Associate Professor of Physics Sergei Katsev said. --- Fox 21
Dec 4 "Theater review: ‘Legally Blonde’ is a hoot" UMD Musical is simply "a buffet of fun," says reviewer Paul Brissett. --- Duluth News Tribune
Dec 3 "Glensheen and Bentleyville Team Up to Deck the Halls" UMD students play live music on Glensheen's Baby Grand Steinway piano. --- WDIO (ABC)
Dec 2 "Longtime DNR bear researcher retires" UMD Alumna Karen Noyce retires from over 30 years of bear research with the DNR --- Minnesota Public Radio
Dec 2 "UMD Student Unseats Duluth NAACP President" The Duluth chapter of the NAACP has elected a new president for the first time in more than 20 years. --- FOX 21
Dec 2 "UMD performs "Legally Blonde: The Musical"" Performances run Dec. 4-6 and Dec. 10-13 at 7:30 p.m. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Dec 2 "UMD ethics center hosts talk on homelessness" One of the state’s leading authorities on homelessness lectures at Labovitz School of Business and Economics. --- Duluth News Tribune
Dec 1 "U seeks funding for mining-related research" UMD's Rolf Weberg discusses a mining research proposal with MPR's Cathy Wurzer. --- Minnesota Public Radio
NOV

 

Nov 29 "Bulldogs Get the Win in Overtime Fashion Over Ouachita Baptist" If the University of Minnesota Duluth was looking for an encore to last week's thrilling comeback victory over the defending NCAA II champions, they found it Saturday afternoon in Arkadelphia, Ark. --- WDIO (ABC) | --- Duluth News Tribune
Nov 28 "Almanac North: November 28th, 2014" Rolf Weberg guests stars in a discussion of the Minnesota mining industry. --- WDSE PBS Duluth
Nov 28 "Ezra McPhail: Paralyzed in hockey injury but still part of the team" Now a UMD student, and part of the Bulldog hockey team, Ezra's journey has been nothing short of miraculous. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Nov 26 "Eh? Self-directed tours start at Glensheen" The tours will run through Jan. 4. --- Duluth News Tribune
Nov 25 "Legally Blonde: The Musical at UMD" Legally Blonde: The Musical has performances during the first half of December. --- FOX 21
Nov 25 "UMD's NRRI Minerals Lab: Testing Technology for the Future" UMD's NRRI works toward innovative uses of new technology. --- WDIO (ABC)
Nov 25 "What Are All Those Devices Doing To Your Eyes?" UMD Anthropologist, Mitra Emad, has recently been researching technology and young people.--- WDIO (ABC)
Nov 23 "NRRI obtains technology that can pull more ore from once waste rock" The NRRI is funded by the University of Minnesota Duluth. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Nov 23 "Local view: Science must guide sulfide mining choices" At the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Natural Resource Research Institute, we understand this complexity. --- Duluth News Tribune
Nov 20 "Theater review: Young UMD playwrights explore rocky landscape of emotions in 'Fractured Love'" A company of eight student actors performed a series of 10-minute plays by UMD students and alumni. --- Duluth News Tribune
Nov 20 "Your Green Life: "Biofuel Research"" Troy Rooni is a Junior at UMD. He is testing out different mixtures of what could be a future fuel. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Nov 17 "The New Majority: Is being single the new happily ever after?" Is being single the new happily ever after? Kathleen Hull, CLA, and Jennifer Schultz, UMD, are interviewed. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Nov 17 "Sulfate-eating bacteria could cut mine waste" The University of Minnesota Duluth is experimenting with bacteria that may be able to remove sulfate from mine wastewater and thus solve one of the most vexing environmental problems surrounding hard-rock mining in Northeastern Minnesota. --- Duluth News Tribune | --- Grand Forks Herald
Nov 17 "UMD's NRRI seeking money to fund initiative to bolster mining efforts in MN" The UMD Natural Resources Research Institute is leading the effort, dubbed the Initiative for Sustainable Mining Solutions. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Nov 11 "Eh? Minnesota’s blue laws debated" UMD’s Center for Ethics and Public Policy is sponsoring a panel discussion from 5-7 p.m. --- Duluth News Tribune | --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Nov 10 "Remembering the fall of the Berlin Wall in the Northland" Across town at the Red Herring, UMD professors of language hosted a party to celebrate the fall of the wall. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Nov 10 "DTA suspends regular route and STRIDE service" Regular service on the 13U and 18 routes serving UMD and St. Scholastica will also continue at this time. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Nov 8 "Legally Blonde " UMD MUSIC PRESENTS Legally Blonde: The Musical. --- WDIO (ABC)
Nov 5 "Parking issues near Duluth college campuses take center stage in forum Friday" the community is invited to discuss parking in areas between UMD and the College of St. Scholastica. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Nov 5 "Students Commemorate 25th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall" Students at UMD paid tribute to a monumental moment in history Wednesday. --- Fox 21
Nov 4 "Health notes: Talks for future docs" “Examine the Field of Medicine” will take place from 6-8 pm on the University of Minnesota Medical School's Duluth campus. --- Duluth News Tribune
Nov 4 "Graduate advocacy program at UMD falls victim to budget cuts" The Masters in Advocacy & Political Leadership program began in 2002, and will move to Metropolitan State University.. --- Duluth News Tribune
Nov 4 "At Lyric Arts, an actor settles in to his second chapter" UMD graduate Brad Bone finds success in theatre. --- Minneapolis Star Tribune
Nov 4 "UMD commemorates 25th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall" The German Studies program at UMD commemorates the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
OCT

 

Oct 31 "Scuba at UMD" --- Fox 21
Oct 30 "Theater review: ‘And Baby Makes Seven’ makes for a fun fantasy" "And Baby Makes Seven” opened Thursday at UMD’s Marshall Performing Arts Center’s Dudley Experimental Theater. --- Duluth News Tribune
Oct 28 "Forum Aims at Connecting Students with Employers" Tuesday morning, a forum was held by students from UWS, UMD, and St. Scholastica, who talked about research they've done on the local economy. --- Fox 21
Oct 27 "Tribal Administration and Governance Program Becomes a Reality" Tribal Administration and Governance Program will be offered at UMD starting in the fall of 2015, making it the only program of its kind in the nation. --- Indian Country Total Media Network
Oct 27 "Actor Jon Hamm visits Duluth" Senator Al Franken was joined by actor Jon Hamm for a grassroots "get out the vote" event at UMD. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS) | --- WDIO-TV (ABC)|--- Duluth News Tribune|--- Minneapolis Star Tribune
Oct 26 ""Scarium" at Great Lakes Aquarium so fun for family its frightening" UMD students also got in on the fun, donning costumes and passing out candy throughout the aquarium. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Oct 25 "UMD medical students march in support of health as a human right" UMD medical students marched from campus to CHUM headquarters in Downtown Duluth Saturday afternoon. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Oct 25 "Howl-o-Ween at Hartley Nature Center brings out all the critters" It's a partnership event between UMD and us, and a bunch of volunteers come from UMD. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Oct 24 "Bill Shipley: Artist, teacher and docent" He can be seen at the Tweed Museum of Art Gift Shop on the University of Minnesota Duluth's campus where he is the docent. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Oct 24 "Actor Jon Hamm set to campaign with Franken in Duluth on Monday" Hamm is set to appear with Franken at the University of Minnesota Duluth at 1 p.m. --- Duluth News Tribune
Oct 23 "UMD to host hunting ethics panel"The University of Minnesota Duluth's Center for Ethics and Public Policy is hosting a panel Thursday on hunting ethics. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Oct 21 "UMD Bands Concert"UMD Bands Concert: Symphonic Wind Ensemble & Concert Band. --- WDIO (ABC)
Oct 21 "The Touchstone Awards: Men as Peacemakers"And on Monday nights, they get some help from athletes from UMD and CSS. --- WDIO (ABC)
Oct 20 "Science Short: Solar Eclipse"UMD Planetarian Program Director Jesse Vetsch says special eclipse glasses are a must. --- WDIO (ABC)
Oct 18 "Bulldog Fans Celebrate Homecoming by Tailgating" Bulldog fans got out to show their school spirit Saturday. --- Fox 21
Oct 17 "Pumpkins ready for carving at Glensheen" Pumpkins are provided by Super One Foods and the University of Minnesota Duluth Farms. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Oct 17 "Weber Music Hall captures 'high octane' xylophone music" Energizing xylophone artist Jon Singer performs at UMD. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Oct 16 "Downtown Duluth celebrates UMD Homecoming with parade" Downtown Duluth went maroon and gold on Thursday in honor of UMD's Homecoming Week. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Oct 16 "UMD Celebrates Homecoming With Downtown Parade" Bulldog pride was alive on the streets of downtown Duluth Thursday night. --- Fox 21
Oct 16 "Homecoming parade in downtown Duluth celebrates spirit of UMD" UMD celebrates homecoming in a parade took place on Superior Street in downtown Duluth. --- Duluth News Tribune
Oct 16 "Political Professor explains why Minnesota's 8th District is one to watch" University of Minnesota Duluth Political Science professor, Dr. Geoff Sheagley, explains why. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Oct 15 "Quidditch with the Quidditch Club at UMD" --- Fox 21
Oct 14 "Gov. Dayton hosts round table discussion on railroad backlogging" The round table discussion was held at the University of Minnesota Duluth on Tuesday. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Oct 14 "Talking Flashlight Tours and Spooktacular with Glensheen Mansion" Flashlight tours are back at Glensheen Mansion! --- Fox 21
Oct 13 "Downtown Businesses Help Decorate for UMD Homecoming" With UMD homecoming just around the corner, downtown Duluth businesses are getting in the spirit. --- Fox 21
Oct 12 "Duluth Mayor Don Ness won't run again" At the University of Minnesota Duluth, he was elected Student Senate president. --- Minneapolis Star Tribune
Oct 10 "District 7A candidate debate" Contenders for Minnesota House District 7A’s open seat met for a debate sponsored by Center for Ethics and Public Policy. --- WDIO (ABC)
Oct 9 "Feeling the enrollment pinch" The University of Minnesota Duluth, the College of St. Scholastica, Lake Superior College and the University of Wisconsin-Superior are reporting declines in enrollment. --- Duluth News Tribune
Oct 9 "District 7A candidates spar at debate in Duluth" The Chemistry Building on the UMD campus was the site of Thursday’s debate sponsored by the Centerfor Ethics and Public Policy. --- Duluth News Tribune
Oct 8 "UMD Celebrates GLBT Community With Luncheon" There was a National Coming Out Day celebration at UMD Wednesday. --- WDIO (ABC)
Oct 6 "Branching Out" In U of M laboratories, materials scientists and engineers are working to further dissect wood into constituent chemicals that can be reassembled into other novel and needed compounds. --- Minnesota Conservation Volunteer
Oct 3 "Badminton at RSOP" --- Fox 21
Oct 2 "Special Uniforms for UMD to Honor Military" The UMD football team will be wearing special uniforms Saturday as part of "Military Appreciation Night" at Malosky Stadium. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Oct 2 "Health Officials Monitor Ebola In U.S." --- Fox 21
Oct 2 "Review: ‘Doll’s House’ well done, but some roles too deep for young actors" --- Duluth News Tribune
Oct 1 "UMD professor: Interconnectedness shows need to prepare for Ebola" Jeremy Youde’s talk on the Ebola outbreak seems all the more timely now that the virus has been diagnosed for the first time in the U.S. --- Duluth News Tribune
SEP

 

Sep 28 "Review: ‘Doll’s House’ well done, but some roles too deep for young actors" --- Duluth News Tribune
Sep 28 "Dirt Yard Dash Raises Money for College Students" This year, the event brought in nearly 3 hundred runners. --- Fox 21
Sep 27 "UMD Hosts Lester River Rendezvous" Participants raced surf skis, stand up paddle boards and kayaks from the Brule river, across Lake Superior. --- Fox 21
Sep 26 "University of Minnesota-Duluth named Military Friendly University" For the fourth year in a row the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) has been designated a Military Friendly School by Victory Media. --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS)
Sep 25 "Invasive faucet snails confirmed in Twin Ports harbor" Minnesota Sea Grant asks people within the estuary to be especially vigilant about cleaning their boats, waders and other gear before leaving water accesses. --- Duluth News Tribune --- Fox 21 --- WDIO (ABC)
Sep 25 "As she promotes her new novel, author Linda LeGarde Grover works on another" Legarde-Grover is an associate professor in the American Indian studies program at UMD. --- Duluth News Tribune
Sep 23 'Nuns on the Bus' advocate voting in a stop at UMD. --- Duluth News Tribune --- Fox 21 --- WDIO (ABC)
Sep 19 "UMD Tweed museum receives gift for renovations" UMD's Tweed Museum of Art received $1 million to put towards renovating and maintaining the building. --- Duluth News Tribune --- Fox 21 --- Northlands News Center (NBC, CBS) --- Minneapolis Star Tribune
Sep 18 "‘Reluctant businessman’ Eric Faust prospers in coffee" UMD Alum and Institute for Cultural Entrepreneurship Advisory committee member Eric Faust discusses success. --- Duluth News Tribune
Sep 18 7 UMD associates in the Duluth News Tribune's '20 under 40'. Click a name to learn more about a person. Jacqueline Buffington-Vollum Josh Berlo Matthew G. Olin Gaelynn Lea Tressler Eric Faust Jonathan Otis Lynne Williams Andy Reierson --- Duluth News Tribune
Sep 16 "First of its kind program at UMD: Bachelor in Tribal Administration and Governance" The TAGprogram will be offered in the fall of 2015. --- Northland's News Center (NBC, CBS)
Sep 15 "UMD to launch first-of-its-kind tribal administrative program" The University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved the program last week. --- Pioneer Press
Sep 15 "UMD student bikes cross-country to help multiple sclerosis patients" --- Duluth News Tribune
Sep 13 "DORM LIVING: College students share RA-approved ways to decorate" UMD students offer advice on room decoration. --- Duluth News Tribune
Sep 12 "UMD Starts New 'Zap' Program to Promote Biking to Campus" The University of Minnesota Duluth uses technology to encourage sustainable transportation. --- Fox 21 KQDS
Sep 11 "GETTING SCHOOLED: Experienced students offer off-duty advice for the uninitiated" UMD students offer advice on local attractions. --- Duluth News Tribune
Sep 10 "How to grow lettuce and fish indoors, all year long" The university is ranked one of the best "Public Schools in the Midwest". --- Marketplace
Sep 10 "UMD ranks among best Midwest universities" The university is ranked one of the best "Public Schools in the Midwest". --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Sep 6 "Support group helps pet owners deal with loss" The group was started by Kristelle Miller, professor emeritus at UMD. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
AUG

 

Aug 29 "KUMD collecting winter items for Stuff the Truck" The winter clothing and gear will go to the Damiano Center. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Aug 29 "Police Ramping Up Patrols Near UMD" Officers are asking students to be mindful of their neighbors when hanging outside or if having a party. --- Fox 21 KQDS
Aug 28 "Making a Difference: UMD’s Large Lakes Observatory" --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Aug 27 "Duluth Plans For College Move-In Weekend" --- Fox 21 KQDS
Aug 26 "Crowdfunding the path to college" --- Marketplace, National Public Radio
Aug 23 "UMD Prof. brings distracted driving simulator to State Fair" --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Aug 18 "UMD Top LGBT Friendly Campus"--- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Aug 18 "Students turn to crowdfunding to pay for college" --- KARE -11 TV
Aug 14 "Bulldog Logo Added to AMSOIL Arena Exterior" --- WDIO-TV (ABC)
Aug 14 "Amsoil Arena Bulldog Sign" --- Duluth News Tribune
Aug 13 "UMD Sees more Green" Sustainability featured at UMD --- Fox 21 KQDS
Aug 12 "Teen Enterprise teaches students about entrepreneurship" --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Aug 8 "The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is shining a spotlight on the World Health Organization" UMD political science associate professor Jeremy Youde --- Washington Post
Aug 6 "Conference Encourages Leadership in Foster Youths" --- Fox 21 KQDS
Aug 3 "UMD professor's team gets $9 million to search for ancient ice in Antarctica" --- Duluth News Tribune
Aug 1 "Best of the Lake 2014" Tweed rated the best art gallery on Lake Superior --- Lake Superior Magazine
Aug 1 "Top Coastal College Towns" Duluth and UMD rate as one of the nation's best coastal college towns. --- Coastal Living
JULY
Jul 31 "Age and average are just numbers to 100-year-old golfer from Duluth" UMD Alumna still golfing at 100. --- Duluth News Tribune
Jul 29 "UMD Constructing Antarctica Research Drill" --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Jul 28 "UMD granted millions to drill deep into antarctic ice" --- Fox 21 KQDS
Jul 26 "Faulk, Fontaine Hit the Links for UMD Golf Outing" --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Jul 24 "Nearly $9 Million Awarded to UMD for Antarctic Research Rig" --- WDIO-TV (ABC)
Jul 18 "Fun Summer Workouts with Oula Fitness at UMD" --- Fox 21 KQDS
Jul 14 "Researchers Use Drones to Study Freshwater Lakes" --- Fox 21 KQDS
Jul 10 "UMD grads have success" UMD report shows 95 percent of 2012-2013 grads have jobs, or continuing education --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Jul 2 "Searching for history in St. Louis River mud" NRRI's Euan Reavie comments. --- Fox 21 KQDS
JUNE
Jun 30 "UMD Set to Ban Commercial Tobacco Products, E-Cigs" --- Fox 21 KQDS |
Jun 25 "History of Surfing; Coffee Shops and Idleness" Scott Laderman comments on his new book Empire in Waves: A Political History of Surfing --- Radio 4 (BBC)
Jun 20 "Alan Johns: Interim dean named for medical school's Duluth campus." --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Jun 20 "Minnesota colleges leading the pack in training next generation of tribal leaders" UMD's MTAG program featured. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Jun 19 "UMD Announces New Dean of Swenson College of Science and Engineering: Josh Hamilton" --- WDIO-TV (ABC)
Jun 14 "Researchers wade through muck tracking Minnesota's vernal pools." NRRI's Ryan Hueffmeier comments --- Duluth News Tribune
Jun 11 "UMD Hosts Training for Police Officers." --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Jun 11 "Partnership creates eco-friendly method to clean mine water." UMD's NRRI partners with business on research project --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Jun 09 "Moose moms abandon research calves, threatening Minnesota study." UMD's Ron Moen comments. --- St. Paul Pioneer Press
Jun 02 "Duluth students testing repellent to deter deer from feeding on young white pines" NRRI leads project. --- Duluth News Tribune
Jun 01 "Egyptian women are the forgotten heroes" commentary by Ahmed Heikal --- Duluth News Tribune
MAY
May 29 "UMD takes the gold as a fit–friendly worksite". --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
May 27 "Duluth native's idea could help save Darwin's Finches" UMD biology professor Timothy Craig comments. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
May 27 "Duluth ranks No. 1 among northern small towns for doctors" UMD's Jacob Prunuske comments. --- Insurance News Net
May 21 "Exhausted moose gets help from deputy in northern Minnesota" UMD's Ron Moen comments. --- St. Paul Pioneer Press
May 21 "On Campus: Food shelf opens for students at UMD" --- Minneapolis Star Tribune
May 21

"50 Years Later Native American Studies Still Evolving" UMD's Master of Tribal Administration and Governance featured. --- Indian Country

May 18 "University of Minnesota-Duluth digs out of budget mess"--- Minneapolis Star Tribune
May 17 "UMD Holds Commencement Ceremonies" --- WDIO-TV (ABC)
May 16 "New director has vision for University of Minnesota Duluth's NRRI" --- Duluth News Tribune
May 12 "UMD Dean Retiring, Plans to Continue Teaching" After 14 years at the University of Minnesota Duluth, Swenson College of Science and Engineering Dean James Riehl is retiring. --- WDIO-TV (ABC)
May 06 "Duluth Students Help Design New Trail" Students discuss Lowell-to-Lakewalk trail that will pass from UMD through the Mount Royal Complex. --- Fox 21 KQDS
May 06 "UMD science building proposed bonding money dwindles" The University of Minnesota's hopes to secure $36 million in bonding money for a new chemical sciences and advanced materials building may be dashed. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
May 01 "For a Minnesota Mine, It's Jobs vs. the Environment" “We’re talking at least 50 years of mining, if not a century," says Jim Miller, a geologist at the University of Minnesota at Duluth. --- Businessweek
May 01 "Lakes ice cover could lead to chilly summer" Winds have stacked ice at the vital Duluth ports 8 to 10 feet tall. --- Detroit Free Press
May 01 "Top tutors: UMD’s program takes top national honors" UMD's Supportive Services Program was honored in March as 2014’s Most Outstanding Tutoring Program in the nation by the Association for the Tutoring Profession. --- Duluth News Tribune
APR
Apr 29 "UMD's "Damn Yankees" takes stage for second week" The classic musical "Damn Yankees" is coming to the Mainstage Theater at the University of Minnesota Duluth for its second week. --- Duluth News Tribune
Apr 24 "Senate seeks $2.5 million for UMD" The Minnesota Senate has designated $2.5 million for the University of Minnesota Duluth in its finance bill. --- Duluth News Tribune
Apr 24 "UMD Heroes Fundraiser Nearly Half Way To Goal" Not too long ago UMD kicked off their heroes fund, dog tag sale in efforts to raise money to create a scholarship to help veterans with their school costs. --- Fox 21 KQDS
Apr 23 "UMD professor's experiment uses PlayStation 3 to prevent distracted driving" Dr. Edward Downs turned a PlayStation 3 into a distracted driving simulator. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Apr 23 "22nd Annual Joel Labovitz Entrepreneurial Success Awards" UMD's Center for Economic Development recognized several entrepreneurs and business owners from the Northland. --- Fox 21 KQDS
Apr 23 "UMD Plans Center to Train New Generation of Miners" The University of Minnesota-Duluth is creating a new program to turn out more graduates who can work in the mining field. --- Fox 21 KQDS
Apr 21 "UMD’s Heroes Fund aims to help returning vets finish school" The scholarship, established last year as the Heroes Fund, is in the throes of a fundraising effort toward a $25,000 endowment. --- Duluth News Tribune
Apr 16 "After overseeing UMD's science boom, dean to step down" During Riehl's time in SCSE twelve programs were added to the college, including the pharmacy program, which Riehl said he’s most proud of. --- Duluth News Tribune
Apr 11 "UMD, CSS students meet with Duluth business professionals, learn that city is hiring" Five firms invited business and finance students from UMD and the College of St. Scholastica to stop by their offices. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Apr 08 "Minnesota Senate passes $209 million in new spending" The measure includes a one-time appropriation of $2.5 million to deal with financial challenges at the University of Minnesota Duluth. --- Minneapolis Star Tribune |
Apr 08 "The future of clean, green fish farming could be indoor factories" Entrepreneurs are working to overcome two different kinds of barriers: technological and economic. --- Minnesota Public Radio |
Apr 08 "Glensheen Flashlight Tours and Upcoming Events" Dan Hartman from the Glensheen estate talks about the last few flashlight tours this April and what new events will be coming up. --- Fox 21 KQDS |
Apr 02 "UMD's student led investment fund breaches $1M for first time" "There aren't a lot of programs out there that are managing portfolios of $1M plus," said Joe Artim, director of the program. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) |
Apr 01 "MN House suggests paying $975M bonding bill with loan and cash" Northland projects in the House bill include a chemical sciences and advanced materials building at UMD. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) |
MAR
Mar 27 "Your Green Life: "World Water Week"" Lake Superior holds 10% of the world's fresh surface water that isn't frozen. At UMD they were raising awareness about our precious resource. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) |
Mar 27 "UMD Students Head to State Capitol to Meet Lawmakers" Students from UMD headed to the state capitol Thursday morning for the annual "Support the U Day." --- Fox 21 KQDS |
Mar 26 "Russian Citizen Diplomacy Group Visits UMD" A group of visitors from Russia is sharing educational experiences with students and staff at UMD. --- Fox 21 KQDS | --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) | --- Duluth News Tribune | --- WDIO-TV (ABC)
Mar 25 "UMD Students Showcase Solutions For Northland Businesses" Talented UMD students showed off their real-world problem-solving skills to local businesses Wednesday. --- Fox 21 KQDS |
Mar 23 "UMD Vocal Jazz Cabaret" The musical event featuring Lake Effect and Chill Factor will take place on Thursday, March 27. --- WDIO-TV (ABC) |
Mar 23 "Zeitgeist Family Concerts Kick Off With Storytelling and Ska" Dr. Chang'aa Mweti is a storyteller from Kenya. He teaches at UMD, and he was the first performer in the Zeitgeist Family Concert Series. --- WDIO-TV (ABC) |
Mar 22 "UMD Professor gets DFL endorsement for House seat" University of Minnesota Duluth Professor Jennifer Schultz has won the DFL endorsement for the Minnesota House District 7A seat. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) |
Mar 21 "40 Under 40: Jenny Munyer" UMD graduate Jenny Munyer mobilizes business for the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce. --- Minneapolis/Saint Paul Business Journal |
Mar 17 "Sediment samples to reveal Duluth Harbor history" University of Minnesota-Duluth researchers are 'digging up' history in the mucky sediment at the bottom of the Duluth harbor. --- Duluth News Tribune |
Mar 13 "Coast Guard Icebreaker Keeps Ships Moving on Great Lakes" In the last heavy ice year, 1994, there was still ice in Duluth’s harbor in early June, according to researchers at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. --- NBC nightly news |
Mar 13 "Lawmakers back bill to give students hands-on studies in mining" Representative Metsa hopes to partner with UMD in the development of the mining institute, which has support from both sides of the aisle. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) |
Mar 13 "Report outlines sulfate limits for wild rice" The PCA’s analysis is based on data was collected by the University of Minnesota Duluth and by University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus scientists studying wild rice statewide. ---Duluth News Tribune |
Mar 13 "Our view: Lobbying blitz still paying off" University of Minnesota Duluth Chancellor Lendley “Lynn” Black came here to lobby for, among other Northland needs, a new science building on campus. ---Duluth News Tribune |
Mar 12 "Health Notes: Phrazer manufacturer visits the White House" An undergraduate health care management program offered by the Labovitz School of Business and Economics is only the 45th in the country to be certified. ---Duluth News Tribune |
Mar 12 "Eh? Your next read" Alexis Pogorelskin of the University of Minnesota Duluth will provide historical background at 7 p.m. April 7 at the Duluth Public Library. ---Duluth News Tribune |
Mar 12 "Best Bets: All in the family" A fractured farm family is at the root of Sam Shepard’s play “Buried Child,” a post-modern Pulitzer Prize winner that opens today at the University of Minnesota Duluth. ---Duluth News Tribune |
Mar 12 "MPCA releases preliminary findings from wild rice-sulfate study" A research project studying the effects that sulfates have on the growth of wild rice was conducted at the University of Minnesota Duluth. ---Duluth News Tribune |
Mar 11 "Enjoying a Safe Spring Break" Advice for a safe, fun spring vacation. ---Fox 21 KQDS |
Mar 11 "Warm Weather Brings Out Anglers, Mopeds and Shorts" UMD students comment.--- WDIO-TV (ABC) |
Mar 11 "Snow load on roofs diminishing with melt" Engineers at the University of Minnesota Duluth comment. ---Duluth News Tribune | --- WDIO-TV (ABC)
Mar 10 "Hundreds gather in Duluth to make snow angels for a good cause" the “Make Your Mark: Angels for a Cause” event’s proceeds topped $14,000. --- Duluth News Tribune |
Mar 9 "Duluth snow angels aid homeless youth at UMD" UMD student Jireh Mabamba comments. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) |
Mar 8 "Princess for a day event makes Northlanders feel like royalty" The "Princess for a Day" event was held at UMD in Duluth. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) |
Mar 7 "UMD Raising Funds To Give Veterans Scholarships" UMD stores kicked off their Heroes Fund dogtag sale to help raise money for a veterans' scholarship. --- Fox 21 KQDS |
Mar 7 "U of M ROTC programs could face federal cuts" Pentagon officials charged with overseeing the nation’s ROTC program have pledged to carry out cost-cutting by July 2015, which could include consolidation. --- Duluth News Tribune |
Mar 7 "UMD issues alert during ‘gun’ scare" Two teenage males were taken into custody at the University of Minnesota Duluth on Thursday morning after police responded to a report that there was a gun seen on campus. --- Duluth News Tribune |
Mar 7 "Dayton seeks more money for UMD" A $1.2 billion budget surplus will not mean massive new state spending in Minnesota. --- Duluth News Tribune |
Mar 6 "UMD students lobby lawmakers for funding" Governor Mark Dayton told students he would try and allocate 5 million dollars for the college. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) |
Mar 6 "Dept. of Revenue Comissioner discusses Gov. Dayton's tax cut proposal" The Governor’s proposal would allow for up to $162 million in expenditures. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) |
Mar 6 "Dayton budget devotes $616 million of surplus to tax cuts " In announcing the package Thursday, Gov. Mark Dayton argued that Minnesota's positive budget forecast makes the business-to-business taxes unnecessary. --- Finance & Commerce |
Mar 6 "Fast-moving bill shaving $500M in Minnesota taxes clears House, faces uncertain fate in Senate" Dayton would provide $5 million to the University of Minnesota-Duluth, to help them avoid staff layoffs. --- Minneapolis Star Tribune |
Mar 6 "Two face charges after allegedly bringing air pistol onto UMD campus" The weapon seen by witnesses turned out to be an air pistol, officials said. No one was injured. --- Duluth News Tribune |
Mar 6 "UMD strives to combat climate change with solar energy" Professors hope to design and build community-based solar energy projects in Minnesota. ---Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) |
Mar 4 "UMD Basketball Players Mentor, Teach Young Duluth Players" College basketball players are giving back to the Duluth community, teaching beginners the basics. --- WDIO-TV (ABC) |
Mar 4 "UMD Student Creates Social Media App" A University of Minnesota-Duluth student is hoping his new app, "Turf", turns into the next social media craze. --- Fox 21 KQDS |
Mar 4 "University of Minnesota president: We need more money than Dayton provides" Kaler said the money is to extend the life of buildings on campuses in the Twin Cities, Duluth, and other locations around the state. --- Duluth News Tribune |
Mar 4 "Reader’s view: Colleges should teach winter survival course" During fall semester I suggest the colleges offer a class called “Basic Tips to Survive the Winter.” --- Duluth News Tribune |
Mar 4 "University of Minnesota Duluth students, staff to lobby legislators for more support" Students worried about years of tuition increases at the University of Minnesota Duluth will take that concern and others to the Capitol on Thursday to lobby lawmakers. --- Duluth News Tribune |
Mar 3 "UMD graduate's senior project becomes clothing business" Creator estimates that he's sold more than 2,500 of his products on his website so far and says about 75-percent of his sales come from Minnesota. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) |
Mar 3 "Sax-Zim welcome center sided with ‘thermally modified’ aspen" Pat Donahue, director of the Market-Oriented Wood Technology Program at the Natural Resources Research Institute at the University of Minnesota Duluth, comments. --- Duluth News Tribune |
Mar 2 "Legislators need to invest in UMD and our future" In 2012, 150 qualified STEM applicants were denied admission because of a lack of laboratory and learning spaces. --- Duluth News Tribune |
FEB
Feb 28 "Our view: Don’t scrap UMD bus pass program" Charging a $10 transportation fee at UMD is expected to raise about $180,000. --- Duluth News Tribune |
Feb 27 "Research, legal wrangling reap wild rice protections" “It’s going to affect everything out there,” said John Pastor, a biologist at the University of Minnesota Duluth, who ran one of the wild rice studies. --- Minneapolis Star Tribune |
Feb 27 "MPCA Postpones Releasing Wild Rice Recommendation" The agency gave no explanation for canceling Thursday's scheduled release except to say it wasn't ready. --- WDIO-TV (ABC) |
Feb 27 "UMD Students Earn 15 Minutes of Fame Through Snow Swimming" The "snow swimming" video has gotten more than 100,000 hits on YouTube and 20,000 shares on Facebook. --- Fox 21 KQDS |
Feb 27 "Ice-covered lakes may be bottling arctic cold for spring" With the Great Lakes more ice-covered than they have been in decades, the latest blast of arctic chill is being saved for spring. ---The Chicago Tribune |
Feb 26 "UMD Student Recital" Saturday, March 1 will be a free musical evening with sopranos Anna Torgerson and Elise Benson accompanied by Patrick Colvin on the piano. --- WDIO-TV (ABC) |
Feb 26 "Activist Angela Davis speaks at UMD" Angela Davis spoke to nearly 400 people about slavery, education and incarceration in UMD’s Kirby Ballroom.---Duluth News Tribune (NBC, CBS) |
Feb 26 "UMD's Stalder Shows Off Olympic Bronze" Stalder was giving fellow students a chance to see and touch the medal and take pictures with her following her return from Sochi and the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.---Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) |
Feb 26 "UMD Demolishes Historic Apartments" On Wednesday crews started demolishing the campus's Stadium Apartments built in 1972.---Fox 21 KQDS | --- WDIO-TV (ABC)
Feb 25 "Students Build Toothpick Bridges For Contest at UMD" High school students got their chance to show off their engineering skills Wednesday at UMD.---Fox 21 KQDS | --- Duluth News Tribune
Feb 25 "UMD Hosts Diversity Summit" UMD held its 2014 Summit on Equity, Diversity and Multi–culturalism Tuesday.---Fox 21 KQDS |
Feb 25 "Snow-angel event in Duluth aims to raise money to help the homeless" Professionals from different community organizations helped educate people about cultural issues facing the community.---Duluth News Tribune |
Feb 25 "Arrowhead Juvenile Center among speakers at UMD diversity summit" Professionals from different community organizations helped educate people about cultural issues facing the community.---Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) |
Feb 24 "UMD discusses university's budget reduction plan" Chancellor Lendley Black held a town hall meeting with students and faculty to explain what it means for the campus. ---Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) | --- Duluth News Tribune
Feb 24 "UMD Details $2.5 Mil in Cuts; Free Bus Rides May be on Chopping Block" The University of Minnesota has released a draft document detailing more than $2.5 million in proposed cuts at UMD. --- WDIO-TV (ABC) |
Feb 24 "UMD Faculty Concerned as Budget Decisions Are Finalized" The school implemented a process called Project Prioritization at the beginning of the Fall 2013 semester. Those final cuts have some faculty members nervous. --- Fox 21 KQDS |
Feb 24 "UMD Proposes $2.5 Million in Staff, Faculty Cuts" The University of Minnesota Duluth announced $2.5 million in potential program and staff cuts Monday. --- Fox 21 KQDS |
Feb 24 "Glenseen Mansion Offers Flashlight Tours" There's another piece of history for Glensheen Mansion to add to its list. For the first time ever, the mansion is having a flashlight tour. --- Fox 21 KQDS |
Feb 23 "UMD Dance Team Holds Last All-live Music Performance" The UMD dance team held their last innovative, all–live music and dance collaboration today at the performing arts center. --- Fox 21 KQDS |
Feb 22 "Chancellor's view: UMD does not face a financial crisis" Much has been said, accurately and inaccurately, about the University of Minnesota Duluth’s current budget challenge. --- Duluth News Tribune |
Feb 22 ""UMD continues push for positive climate of diversity" There is no exact measuring stick to gauge the effectiveness of an “inclusive campus climate” initiative. --- Duluth News Tribune |
Feb 22 ""Dozens take layoffs as University of Minnesota Duluth cuts costs" Nearly 50 staff and a dozen faculty members took part in voluntary layoff programs at the University of Minnesota Duluth as part of its budget reduction plan. --- Duluth News Tribune |
Feb 20 ""DuPont executive, UMD alumnus named NRRI director" A 25-year veteran of the DuPont chemical company and University of Minnesota Duluth grad will take over as director of UMD's Natural Resources Research Institute. --- Duluth News Tribune | --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) |
Feb 20 ""Who will win the solar race?" Solar panels will battle it out on the roof of a downtown Duluth office building to see which can generate the most electricity in a Northland climate. --- Duluth News Tribune |
Feb 20 ""Hear from the writer" George Erickson’s presentation of “Thorium Nuclear Power: Climate Change Killer for the 21st Century” will take place on March 6. --- Duluth News Tribune |
Feb 20 ""Best Bets: ‘Off the Record’ dance concert at UMD" Expect to see ballet, modern jazz, body percussion and tap dance choreographed by faculty members and guest artists and performed by students. --- Duluth News Tribune |
Feb 20 ""Off the Record" performance to take place at UMD" The performance is a combination of dance and live music. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) |
Feb 19 "St Louis County Govt. Center adds solar panels in efforts to be more energy efficient" St. Louis County is going green thanks to a partnership with Minnesota Power and the Natural Resources Research Institute. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) | WDIO-TV (ABC) | --- Fox 21 KQDS | --- Duluth News Tribune
Feb 19 "UMD Band Concert" Band Concert to be held on Sunday February 23 2014 in the Weber Music Hall. --- WDIO-TV (ABC) |
Feb 19 "UMD Student Recital" Student Recital to be held Saturday February 22, 2014 in the Weber Music Hall. --- WDIO-TV (ABC) |
Feb 18 "Ludacris Set to Perform in Duluth" Rapper Ludacris is set to perform at AMSOIL Arena this spring. The concert date is scheduled for April 11 at 8 p.m. along with Two9 and DJ SIDEREAL. --- Fox 21 KQDS |
Feb 17 "U of MN Pres. Kaler Offers Clarity on State Funding to Duluth, Twin Cities Campuses" The University of Minnesota system is coming under fire for alleged disparities in state funding to its campuses. --- WDIO-TV (ABC) |
Feb 17 "When You Click Upload, Who Owns Your Photos?" Where better to find the answer than at the University of Minnesota Duluth. --- WDIO-TV (ABC) |
Feb 14 "Aerial survey shows Minnesota moose holding their own in past year" Minnesota’s beleaguered moose herd may have held its own over the past year, with an aerial survey showing more animals than last year and about the same number as 2012. --- Duluth News Tribune |
Feb 12 "UMD makes cuts to Civic Engagement Office" The restructuring is part of the university's effort to prioritize its programs. The goal is to manage and allocate finances that will meet the needs of the community and students. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Feb 12 "Brutal winter may see Lake Superior freeze over for first time in decades" The world's largest freshwater lake was 87.1 percent iced over as of Tuesday, and could soon be virtually covered. --- Fox 21 KQDS | The Advocate |
Feb 12 "Thanks to Maurices, UMD will establish a campus in downtown Duluth" UMD’s desire to fill a community need by offering classes and services in downtown Duluth persuaded Maurices that donating the building to UMD was the route to go. --- Duluth News Tribune | Fox 21 KQDS |
Feb 12 "UMD professor sees first long-distance neutrinos" UMD Physics professor, Alec Habig announced on Wednesday that he, along with a team of scientists identified the world's longest–distance neutrino. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) | WDIO-TV (ABC) | --- Duluth News Tribune
Feb 12 "UMD Athletics Establishes Mandy Matula Fund" The University of Minnesota Duluth Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, in partnership with the Matula family, has established the UMD Softball 1 Four Mandy Matula Fund. --- Fox 21 KQDS | WDIO-TV (ABC) | --- Minneapolis Star Tribune
Feb 11 "Maurices Donates Building to UMD" Maurices announced Tuesday that it is donating one of its current headquarters buildings to the University of Minnesota Duluth. --- Fox 21 KQDS --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Feb 11 "UMD ranks 7th in alcohol, drug arrests on campus" The findings reflect the school’s policy of showing little tolerance for such behavior, according to UMD’s chief law enforcement officer. --- Duluth News Tribune --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Feb 11 "Northlanders in Sochi" The Olympics are underway and many UMD and Northland athletes are duking it out in Sochi. --- Fox 21 KQDS
Feb 10 "Not so nutty: Fat-burning squirrels may hold clues for future diet drugs" UMD scientists have identified thousands of genes in the fat of these creatures that could someday lead to drugs that help burn fat in humans. --- Minnesota Public Radio
Feb 10 "Lake Superior Almost Iced Over; May Affect Summer Weather" While it hasn't been declared frozen over yet, Great Lakes experts said it will happen this year. --- WDIO-TV (ABC)
Feb 10 "'Lucia in Flight' at Weber Music Hall" UMD's Rob Banks and Alice Pierce gave a preview of the upcoming opera --- WDIO-TV (ABC)
Feb 08 "Lake Superior nearing ice-over" Over a four-year period, the University of Minnesota Duluth received about 20 percent less money from the state than the Twin Cities campus. --- Duluth News Tribune --- Minneapolis Star Tribune
Feb 06 "Our view: Cheer on Olympians with Northland ties" For 18 days we’ll tune in, we’ll cheer, and our chests will swell with pride as our athletes compete. --- Duluth News Tribune
Feb 02 "UMD Resident Artist Recital" The evening's musical event will feature Winterreise: John Charles Pierce, tenor & Tracy Lipke-Perry, piano. --- WDIO-TV (ABC)
Feb 01 "Continued: Meet the Minnesota Olympians" Bulldogs and former Bulldogs are among those chosen to represent the United States in the Sochi Olympics. --- Minneapolis Star Tribune
JAN
Jan 31 "Great Lakes have most ice in decades, thanks to bitter winter" This winter's frigid temperatures have produced the largest amount of ice cover on the Great Lakes in at least 25 years. --- Pioneer Press (twincities.com)
Jan 30 "Scholarship established in name of late journalist" The University of Minnesota Duluth is hosting a reception at 6 p.m. Feb. 7 to celebrate the Larry Oakes Journalism Scholarship. --- Duluth News Tribune
Jan 30 "A&E Notes: Tweed lecture series links art, life, spirituality, sciences" Tweevenings are free and open to the public. --- Duluth News Tribune
Jan 30 "Minnesota lawmakers strategize on curbs for synthetic drugs" "A report by the University of Minnesota Duluth indicated that synthetic drug related costs for one hospital trauma center ran $425,000. --- Duluth News Tribune
Jan 29 "UMD graduate turns class assignment into clothing line" Spencer Johnson created the designs while in a course at UMD. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Jan 28 "Most Northland schools cancel classes for second consecutive day" Most schools in the Northland will be closed for a second consecutive day on Tuesday as the region remains locked in another stretch of subzero weather. --- Duluth News Tribune
Jan 27 "Wiese Honored in Duluth for Coach of the Year Award" "It is a great night for Bulldog Football and Bulldog Athletics," said Wiese. --- WDIO-TV (ABC)
Jan 27 " Wiese Celebrates Coach of the Year Award" Weise gives credit for the award to his guys on the field. --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Jan 25 "Gov. Dayton Answers Students' Questions in Forum" Dayton reaches out to college students at UMD." --- Fox 21 KQDS
Jan 25 "Dayton makes a trip to Duluth to help college students" Dayton admits university systen is "far behind in basic upkeep and maintainace." --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Jan 24 "Great Lakes have most ice in decades thanks to bitter winter" LLO researcher Jay Austin discusses Lake Superior evaporation and ice coverage. --- Milwaukee Sentinel
Jan 21 "Shivering Start to Spring Semester" Both UMD and the University of Wisconsin Superior started their spring semester classes Tuesday. --- WDIO-TV (ABC)
Jan 21 "Inspired by social justice, Martin Luther King Jr. Day marchers power through cold" There were politicians, police officers, pastors and familiar figures. But mostly, it was just ordinary people asking to keep King’s spirit alive. --- Duluth News Tribune
Jan 20 "UMD to give away thousands of VHS tapes“ The library at the University of Minnesota Duluth is giving away more than 4,000 VHS tapes this week. --- Minneapolis Star Tribune --- Fox 21 KQDS --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Jan 20 "A Look Behind the Scenes of 'Last Summer at Bluefish Cove'“ UMD's "Last Summer at Bluefish Cove" will compete in the six-state Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) regional competition. --- WDIO-TV (ABC)
Jan 20 "Twin Ports MLK March & Rally“ Jireh Mabamba, a UMD student originally from Congo, was on the set Monday morning to talk about the event. --- WDIO-TV (ABC)
Jan 17 "Bill Payne, Dean of UMD's School of Fine Arts“ Arts perspective from Bill Payne, Dean of UMD's School of Fine Arts, as 2014 begins. --- The Playlist
Jan 16 "Best UMD production makes encore before regional competition“ One performance before Last Summer at Bluefish Cove” heads into competition. --- Duluth News Tribune
Jan 16 "Governor backs Lake Superior College renovation project, but not new building for UMD" UMD optimistic about House and Senate recommendations. --- Duluth News Tribune
Jan 15 "Dayton Proposes $75M Funding for Northland Projects" Dayton's package would create over 27,000 jobs in Minnesota --- WDIO-TV (ABC)
Jan 13 "Polar vortex drives Great Lakes to highest ice cover in 20 years" Jay Austin, associate professor at UMD’s Large Lakes Observatory, provides perspective on the ice levels on the big lake so far this winter. --- Minnesota Public Radio
Jan 13 "Nominees sought for Labovitz awards" The prestigious business awards celebrate entrepreneurial successes in Northeastern Minnesota --- Duluth News Tribune
Jan 13 "UMD Theater to perform encore of 'Last Summer at Bluefish Cove'" UMD show is one of only five shows to compete in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Jan 12 "MN Trout Unlimited plans more stream restorations in 2014" UMD symposium concerning cold water habitat showcases work by scientists and grass roots groups --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Jan 12 "Where have all the moose gone?" Ron Moen comments on disappearing population of Minnesota Moose. --- Duluth News Tribune
Jan 12 "Local Student Designs New Social Networking App" Ron Moen comments on disappearing population of Minnesota Moose. --- KAAL-TV, ABC 6, Rochester, MN
Jan 10 "UMD gets $100,000 grant to document history of Mille Lacs Band" The Minnesota Historical Society will fund research the history of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe --- Duluth News Tribune
Jan 07 "Wild rice research finds sulfate impact" John Pastor, the lead UMD scientist on a study of how sulfate impacts wild rice, comments on results --- Duluth News Tribune
Jan 07 "Eh? Amsoil Arena tops list of first-rate arenas" Amsoil Arena, home of the University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs hockey team, ranked No. 1 --- Duluth News Tribune | --- Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS)
Jan 06 "UMD's Wiese Named Liberty Mutual Div. II Coach of the Year" The National Football Foundation and the College Football Hall of Fame announced Wiese Number One! --- WDIO-TV (ABC) | Northland's NewsCenter (NBC, CBS) | --- Duluth News Tribune
Jan 05 "A view of the arts: Cultural offerings enrich Northland" SFA Dean, William Paine, comments on the diverse and rich arts and entertainment landscape. --- Duluth News Tribune
Jan 04 "UMD hosts mental health first aid training" UMD offers two sessions of mental health first aid certification training. --- Duluth News Tribune
Jan 04 "FIRST Robotics Competition" UMD hosts high school student session on the rules for the First Robotics contest. This year's challenge is, aerial assist, similar to robot hockey. --- Fox 21 KQDS
Jan 01 "Green economists criticize copper mining impact study" Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness critique UMD study. --- Duluth News Tribune
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