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Weekly Bulletin

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

Vol. 6, No. 17: December 17, 2014

Editor: Melissa Weber
This edition of Weekly Bulletin is the final issue for 2014. The submission deadline for the next edition of Weekly Bulletin will be Tuesday, January 13, at 4 p.m. Please send comments, questions, or submissions to the editor.

In this issue:


Featured events:

Downtown decoration

Final Exams

Wednesday, December 17 & Thursday, December 18
Morris Campus

Christmas Day Holiday

Thursday, December 25
Administrative offices closed.

Campus Holiday

Friday, December 26
Administrative offices closed.

New Year's Day Holiday

Thursday, January 1
Administrative offices closed.

Campus Holiday

Friday, January 2
Administrative offices closed.

Spring 2015 Classes Begin

Monday, January 12
Morris Campus

Check out all of the campus events.

News and announcements:

Morris to Celebrate Sixth Annual MLK Day of Service

King Jr. addressing crowd

It will provide an opportunity for students, staff, and faculty to honor his legacy through community service.


Winter Break Campus Closings

The University of Minnesota, Morris will be closed December 25-26 and January 1-2. Many administrative offices may be closed December 29-31 as well. Information about office closings/winter break hours of operation is available.

Read more news.


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Jenna Ray, editor/writer, was awarded the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Region V Advancing Diversity Scholarship. The award program offers up to three scholarships to advancement professionals of diverse backgrounds. Ray accepted her award at the 2014 conference, held in Chicago, Illinois, December 14-16.


In the news

Morris's newest photovoltaic (PV) array was mentioned in a story by KXRA's Voice of Alexandria. The array was installed earlier this year as part of the Made in Minnesota program.


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.