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Vol. 4, No. 8: October 10, 2012

Editor: Jenna Ray
Please send comments, questions, or submissions to the editor. The submission deadline for the next edition of Weekly Bulletin will be Tuesday, October 16, at 4 p.m.

In this issue:

Featured events:

German Conversation Table

Mondays, 6 p.m.
Student Center, Turtle Mountain Cafe

Jane Addams Project

Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
Imholte Hall 111

Spanish Conversation Table

Wednesdays, 6 p.m.
Student Center, Turtle Mountain Cafe

French Conversation Table

Thursdays, 6 p.m.
Student Center, Turtle Mountain Cafe

Employee Flu Shots

Wednesday, October 10, 1-3:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 11, 1-3:30 p.m.
Gay Hall, Health Services

Mariel Doyenart: Culture of Uruguay

Thursday, October 11, 5 p.m.
Imholte Hall 112

Feminism and its Intersections

Thursday, October 11, 6 p.m.
Imholte Hall 109

Beating Blues

Thursday, October 11, 7 p.m.
Student Center, Moccasin Flower Room

2012 Festival of Spanish Language Cinema—Post Mortem

Saturday, October 13, 2 p.m.
Sunday, October 14, 9 p.m.
Morris Theatre, 6th Street, Morris

Fall Break 2012

Monday, October 15
Tuesday, October 16

Check out all of the campus events.

News and announcements:

Fall Break 2012

Fall Break 2012 will take place on Monday, October 15, and Tuesday, October 16, 2012. Administrative offices will remain open.

Liz Miller and David Hamlow's You Complete Me to Grace HFA Gallery

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The HFA Gallery will present You Complete Me, an exhibition featuring the work of mixed media artist couple Liz Miller and David Hamlow, on Thursday, October 18, 2012.

Annual Briggs Library Book Sale Set for October 18-19

Predicted to be a "record-breaking year," the Briggs Library Associates Annual Book Sale will be held in the Student Center's Oyate Hall on Thursday, October 18, from 12 p.m. until 7 p.m. and Friday, October 19, from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.

James Sewell Ballet Brings Dance Macabre to Morris


Inspired by daydreams, nightmares, and Edgar Allan Poe, James Sewell Ballet's Dance Macabre will take the stage on Friday, October 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Edson Auditorium.

Noted Writer and Environmental Ethicist to Speak at Morris

Kathleen Dean Moore, 2012-13 Environmental Studies Scholar in Residence, will give a public lecture on Tuesday, October 23, and a public reading on Wednesday, October 24. Both events will be held in the HFA Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

Employee Flu Shots

The UPlan Wellness Program is pleased to again provide free flu shots for University employees as part of the UPlan health plan benefits. All active Morris employees are eligible, regardless of their benefit status. Come get your flu shot on Wednesday, October 10, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Health Services in Gay Hall or on Monday, November 12, at the Health and Benefit Fair in Oyate Hall from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Deadline for Entries—LOCAL COLOR: Artists from the Lake Region

The Humanities Fine Arts Gallery announces a call for entries for the exhibit, LOCAL COLOR: Artists from the Lake Region. The exhibit will survey artists working in a range of mediums and subject matter residing within the Lake region of West Central Minnesota and will run January 17–March 14, 2013. Deadline for entries is October 15, 2012. For more information please contact Michael Eble, HFA Gallery curator, at or 320-589-6285.

Education News

Students Interested in Entering the Elementary or Secondary Education Program

You must complete the Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examinations (MTLE) basic skills test before entering either the elementary or secondary education program. The MTLE will be offered at Morris on several dates each month. Contact Pat Nelson,, or Jane Kill,, for information on registering.

Elementary Education Majors Planning to Graduate in 2015

There will be an informational/application meeting on Wednesday, October 10, at 5 p.m. in Imholte Hall 101. The meeting will provide information on required pre-requisites, when you should apply to the program, when you should begin the program, student teaching, graduation, etc. If you have already picked up your application packet, please bring it with you to the meeting. Further information about admission requirements may be found in the University of Minnesota, Morris catalog.

Secondary Education Students Planning to Graduate in 2014

There will be an informational/application meeting on Wednesday, October 31, at 12:00 p.m. in Science 3655. The meeting will provide information on recommendations, interviews, and deadlines for admission to the program. Further information about admission requirements may be found in the University of Minnesota, Morris catalog.

Public Observing

Reid Ronnander will be hosting several public observing nights over the next several weeks. Observing will be held in the UMM Observatory at 9 p.m. on the follow evenings: October 22, November 5, and November 19. Cancellations will be posted online no later than 8 p.m. All are welcome.

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Bill and Kari Roberts Selected as Latterell Visiting Alumni

Professor Bill Roberts '96 and Kari D. Roberts, MD '95 will return to Morris as the featured speakers in the 2012 Latterell Visiting Alumnus Lecture on Thursday, October 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Science Auditorium.

The Center for Small Towns and Zachary Threadgill '14 are working together to help create a rewards system at local energy co-op Agralite. It is hoped that the new card system will not only help Agralite customers, but also boost the economy of small towns by providing incentives for customers to shop at local businesses.

In the news

Linda Keller '13 and her cross country achievements were noted by Down the Backstretch in an article entitled "UMM's Linda Keller Takes Triumphs in Stride."

The Morris Sun Tribune chronicled Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie's recent visit to the University of Minnesota, Morris, which was "part of a state-wide effort to encourage voters to preregister and learn more about the candidates and issues on the ballot this fall."