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Weekly Bulletin

A weekly news digest for University of Minnesota, Morris faculty, staff, and students

Vol. 6, No. 20: January 28, 2015

Editor: Jenna Ray
The submission deadline for the next edition of Weekly Bulletin will be Tuesday, February 3, at 4 p.m. Please send comments, questions, or submissions to the editor.

In this issue:

Featured events:

CNIA 3rd Annual Round Dance

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Saturday, January 31, 6 p.m.
Student Center, Oyate Hall


Women's Basketball vs. North Central University

Friday, January 30, 5:30 p.m.
P.E. Center Gymnasium

Men's Basketball vs. North Central University

Friday, January 30, 7:30 p.m.
P.E. Center Gymnasium

Women's Basketball vs. University of Northwestern

Saturday, January 31, 3 p.m.
P.E. Center Gymnasium

Men's Basketball vs. University of Northwestern

Saturday, January 31, 5 p.m.
P.E. Center Gymnasium

Measuring and Promoting Educational Effectiveness at UMM: Guest Lecture by Aaron Horn, Midwestern Higher Education Compact

Monday, February 2, 4 p.m.
Imholte Hall 109

Check out all of the campus events.

News and announcements:

Morris Will Welcome Community of Scholars Visitors

2 students

The campus will host prospective students and their families at the ninth annual event.


Upgrade Program Update Available

The latest edition of The Upgrade is available now. In this issue:
-Course Guide Will Be Retired
-Upgraded HR System Info
-Tell Us What You Think!

Read more news.


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Work by Michael Eble, associate professor of studio art, will be featured by the Traveling Museum on Friday, February 6, from 4-6 p.m. on Green Lake. The exhibit, Gris Gris Gumbo Ya Ya, references Eble's New Orleans upbringing and aptly describes this one-day art exhibition and social engagement project wherein visitors can view some of Eble's paintings and enjoy a bowl gumbo prepared by the artist.


Women's Basketball Head Coach Tim Grove earned win #100 in his Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) career as the Cougars beat Northland College last week. The Cougars improved to 4-0 in the conference.

In the news

Vice Chancellor for Facilities and Finance Lowell Rasmussen's "Energy Risk Factors of the Past Can Inform Future Projections" appeared in the January issue of Business Officer. In the article Rasmussen writes, "discussions among institutional leaders...can lead to a more inclusive approach to the way risk assessment and energy management intersect with carbon emissions."

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Estar en el Prairie will be featured on Pioneer Public Television's Postcards on Saturday, February 1, at 7 p.m. Created by Jordan Wente '15, Dodge Center, and Natalie Hoidal '15, Forest Lake, the project celebrates the emerging importance of the Latino community in western Minnesota.


All University of Minnesota, Morris events submissions should be submitted through the online events form.

Weekly Bulletin is the official campus newsletter for students, staff, faculty and friends of the University of Minnesota, Morris, prepared in cooperation by the Offices of University Relations and Computing Services, 600 East 4th Street, Morris, MN 56267. Each issue features a compendium of news and announcements, accomplishments and media coverage about the University of Minnesota, Morris.