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Take Our Children To Work Day

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Co-sponsored by the UMD Commission on Women & the Chancellor's Office

Children from the 2007 event

Taken during UMD's "Take Our Children to Work" Day 2007

Program Schedule

Thursday, April 25, 2012

"Work in Progress"

8:00 a.m.
127 Kirby Plaza
UMD Ballroom
8:30 a.m.
Welcome: Linda Klint, Commission on Women Chair.
9:15-11:30 a.m.
Workshops( Register Here)
11:30 a.m.
UMD Ballroom
Prizes and Evaluations
11:40 a.m.
Parents, please pick up children at the Griggs Center.

Workshop Descriptions

American Sign Language
What does a Sign Language interpreter do? Learn about how you can become an interpreter and learn some sign language in this fun workshop.

Facilities Management Heating Plant
Discover secret passageways and tunnels at UMD. Learn about the science of steam and how heating and air conditioning affect the environment. Participants will learn how to use a laser thermometer, tour the chiller and heating plants and explore some of our secret passageways. Everyone will receive a pair of ear plugs. Participants should wear shoes they can walk in.

Facilities Management Engineering
Learn what we do in Facilities Management for the campus. You will also learn a little history on Archetectural Drawings. How we keep records of our utilities on a Map. How we work with departments on remodeling projects. Then we let you do some hands on drafting on the computer, and print out their work.

UMD Stores
Participants will have the opportunity to tour the store facilities and learn what takes place in each area on a day to day basis. They will then be assigned to an area to help stock merchandise and provide customer service.

Do you know what a pharmacist does? Ever wonder how medicine works in your body? Pharmacists are experts on medicine and use science and math to help people get well and stay well. Come learn more about medicine and pharmacy.

Learn about what it takes to make Radio! Get a tour of the KUMD radio station, learn about local music, and record a radio break in the studio!


Contact Us

Women's Resource and Action Center University of Minnesota Duluth Kirby Student Center 266 1120 Kirby Drive Duluth, MN 55812-3085 (218) 726-6292

Office Hours

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If you need emergency assistance, please contact Susana Pelayo-Woodward in Kirby Student Center 233, (218) 726-8444, or

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