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Vol. 4, No. 19: January 23, 2013

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, January 29, 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

Russian Conversation Table

Fridays, 4:00 p.m.
Student Center, Turtle Mountain Cafe

Tunnel of Oppression

Wednesday, January 23-Thursday, January 24
Student Center, Oyate Hall

Morris on the Move to Palm Springs, CA

Thursday, January 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Palm Springs, California

Faculty Recital—Preston Duncan, Saxophone, Ann DuHamel, Piano

Thursday, January 24, 7:30 p.m.
Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall

Game Night @ Briggs Library

Friday, January 25, 6 p.m.
Briggs Library

Group shot and logo

So Percussion

Saturday, January 26, 7:30 p.m.
Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall

Faculty Recital—Therese Sutula

Sunday, January 27, 3 p.m.
Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall

Faculty Recital—James Flegel

Tuesday, January 29, 8:30 p.m.
Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall

Café Scientifique—"Hot Microbes and Ethanol: Can thermophilic proteins solve our biofuels production woes?"

Tuesday, January 29, at 6 p.m.
Common Cup Coffeehouse (501 Atlantic Avenue, Morris, MN 56267)

Check out all of the campus events.

News and announcements:

Construction Complete on New Saddle Club Horse Shelter

Morris recently completed construction of a new horse shelter. The new facility enables the Saddle Club to simultaneously shelter both of the horse herds that make their home on campus. This project was supported in part by a grant from the Minnesota Horse Council.

Flu Shots Available

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Minnesota Department of Health recommend that everyone over six months of age be vaccinated against influenza. If you have not yet been vaccinated, now is the time to do so! HealthService is offering free vaccinations each afternoon before 4 p.m. For more information, please call 6070.

Education News

Secondary Education Program Applicants Planning to Graduate in 2014

Application materials were to be submitted to Pat Nelson in the Education division office by November 30, 2012. Remember to sign up now for your secondary education program interview. Interviews will take place next week—January 23, 24, and 25. Sign-up sheets are posted on the division office door.

Elementary Education Program Applicants Planning to Graduate in 2015

Application materials were to be submitted to Pat Nelson in the Education division office by December 14, 2012. Remember to sign up for your elementary education program interview. Interviews will take place February 4 through 7. Sign-up sheets are posted on the division office door.

Elementary and Secondary Education Program Applicants

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

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Accomplishments

Morris Named Top Public Liberal Arts College by About.com

The University of Minnesota, Morris has been ranked among About.com's top ten public liberal arts colleges. Compiled by Allen Grove, About.com's guide for college admissions, the list includes public colleges that place an emphasis on quality teaching and undergraduate education. Morris is the only Minnesota school included on the list.

In the news

An article written by Kim Ukura '08, editor of the Morris Sun Tribune, regarding construction of the Green Prairie Living and Learning Community generated buzz in Willmar's West Central Tribune, the Crookston Times, and the Star Tribune.