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Vol. 2, No. 3: August 25, 2010

Editor: Judy Korn
Please send comments, questions or submissions to the editor. The submission deadline for the next edition of Weekly Bulletin will be Tuesday, August 31, 2010, at 4 p.m.

In this issue:

Upcoming events:

2010 Celebration exhibition opens in HFA Gallery

rows of students in beanies

Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Humanities Fine Arts Gallery

A 2010 Celebration exhibition that tells the story of the Morris campus through artifacts, photographs, and personal memorabilia opens in the Humanities Fine Arts Gallery today. Read more »

Morris Chamber Community Picnic

Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 5–7 p.m.
Eastside Park, Morris

The campus community is invited to a picnic sponsored by the Morris Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture. The event serves as an opportunity for local businesses to welcome new and returning students, as well as extend best wishes for the new academic year to faculty and staff.

Student Auditions for Fall 2010 theatre production

Monday, August 31–Wednesday, September 1, 6:30 –9 p.m.
Blackbox Theatre, Humanities Fine Arts

All students are invited to audition for Art, the 2010 Theatre Discipline fall production directed by Ray Schultz, associate professor of theatre.

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News and announcements:

2010 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients announced

The University of Minnesota, Morris Alumni Association (UMMAA) announces that Dennis Anderson ’73, award winning journalist and conservationist, and Susan Jackson ’74, professor and internationally known scholar, are 2010 UMMAA Distinguished Alumni Award recipients. They will be honored at the 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award and Cougar Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday, October 9 during Homecoming. All alumni and friends are invited.

Football teams from 1975–78 to be inducted into Cougar Hall of Fame

football team photo

In Cougar football’s 50-year history, only four teams succeeded in remaining undefeated in conference regular season play. The players and coaches for those teams—1975, 1976, 1977, and 1978—will be inducted into the Cougar Hall of Fame at the 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award and Cougar Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday, October 9 during Homecoming. All alumni and friends are invited. Read more »

Senior Legacy 2010 BikeShare Program underway

girls on bikes

With bicycles and funds donated by students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends, the 2010 Senior Legacy Morris BikeShare program is underway. Refurbished and made gold with reflective tape, the bicycles are ready for student use on and around campus via a checkout system at the Student Center Info Desk.

Attention seniors—don’t miss the Senior Meetings!

Senior Meetings will be held in Oyate Hall in the Cougar Room on Tuesday, September 14, 2010, at 10 a.m., noon, and 2 p.m. and on Wednesday, September 15, 2010, at 9:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 1 p.m. Please attend the day and time that works best for your schedule. Topics will include applying for your degree, commencement, employment opportunities, graduate school applications, and alumni information. Contact the Office of the Registrar with questions at 320-589-6031.

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Troy Goodnough, sustainability coordinator, was interviewed by Robyn Liska, energy and climate analyst with Eastern Research Group, an environmental consulting firm contracted by the Environmental Protection Agency to help Second Nature, a nonprofit supporting higher education movement towards sustainable living. The topic was Morris’s Climate Action Plans submitted to the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment.

The University of Minnesota, Morris Alumni Association welcomed new students at its annual Ice Cream Social during orientation week. Enjoy the photos.