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Weekly Bulletin Archive

Vol. 5, No. 7: October 9, 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, October 15, at 4 p.m.

In this issue:

Featured events:

Jane Addams Project

Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m.
Imholte Hall 111

Spanish Conversation Table

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

Russian Conversation Table

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

Elementary Education Application/Information Meeting

Thursday, October 9, 5 p.m.
Imholte Hall 111

2013 Jooinn Lee Lecture

Wednesday, October 9, 7 p.m.
Imholte Hall 109

2013 Festival of Spanish Language Cinema-Snow White/Blancanieves

Saturday, October 12, 2 p.m.
Monday, October 14, 9 p.m.
Morris Theatre (12 East 6th Street, Morris, MN 56267)

Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Gallery Dedication

Saturday, October 12, 4 p.m.
Humanities Fine Arts, Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Gallery

Performing Arts Extra: Discussion with Susan Werner, Bryan Simon '03, and Heidi Eger '13

Saturday, October 12, 1 p.m.
Student Center, Turtle Mountain Cafe

Performing Arts Extra: Susan Werner Event Open Mic

Saturday, October 12, 2:30 p.m.
Student Center, Turtle Mountain Cafe

Performing Arts Extra: Susan Werner Event Farmers Market

Saturday, October 12, 5-7 p.m. and 9-9:30 p.m.
Student Center's Oyate Hall

Performing Arts Series: Susan Werner-Hayseed Project

Saturday, October 12, 7:30 p.m.
Student Center, Edson Auditorium

Convocation with Marina Adshade: "Dollars & Sex"

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Monday, October 14, 7:30 p.m.
Student Center, Edson Auditorium

Environmental Studies Scholar-in-Residence Lecture

Tuesday, October 15, 7:30 p.m.
Imholte Hall 109

Mazinaatesijigan Gekinoo'amaadiwin Film Series

Wednesday, October 16, 7 p.m.
Imholte Hall 109

Check out all of the campus events.

News and announcements:

Theatre Discipline Announces Upcoming Season

This year, the discipline presents William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, Martin Sherman's Bent, and Wendy Wasserstein's Uncommon Women and Others.

Koester '16 Partners with PRCA

Jayce Koester '16, Eagan, organized summer arts programming with the Center for Small Towns and the Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance.

This Week in Photos:

Hanson in session

William Burgwinkle delivered the 2013 Barber Lecture and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost of the University of Minnesota Karen Hanson visited campus. Enjoy these photos and more today!

Changes in the Library

Briggs Library is moving to a new Integrated Library System (ILS) at the end of the December. As of December 26, Summon Classic, the Briggs Library catalog, will be replaced by Pounce. The campus community is encouraged to try this new system prior to the December implementation. For more information, please contact Jayne Blodgett.

Upcoming ESUP Town Hall Meeting

On Friday, October 11, there will be a ESUP Student Records Town Hall. Attendees will hear about plans for training and learn about a new tool: the User Productivity Kit (UPK), which will help create different training materials and improve the Help link within PeopleSoft. There will also be time reserved for attendees to voice comments/concerns and ask questions of the team. For more information or to RSVP, please visit the ESUP website.

Save the Date: Employee Health and Benefit Fair

You are invited to attend the Employee Health and Benefit Fair on Monday, November 11, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Student Center's Oyate Hall. Meet with vendors representing medical plans, flexible spending accounts, employee benefits, retirement savings, dental plans, employee wellness, and more. Free flu shots will be available, and light lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Angela Berlinger.

Read more news.


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The University of Minnesota's Next Generation Environmental Leaders received the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Student Sustainability Leadership Award. This interdisciplinary collaboration, featuring students from two University of Minnesota campuses, was lauded for more than 12 months of work that culminated in a transformative panel at Governor Mark Dayton's 2013 Environmental Congress. Natalie Hoidal '15, Forest Lake, oversaw the strategy and logistics of the group. Other Morris participants include Kristian Nyberg '14, Minnetonka, Bryce Blankenfeld '14, Goodridge, Joey Daniewicz '14, Woodbury, Aaron Goemann '14, Wells, Melinda Kawalek '13, Inver Grove Heights, Laura Korth '15, Morris, Perry Moore '16, Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin, Anna Pratt '15, Shoreview, Adrian Schiller '14, Chaska, Catherine Spurgeon '13, Coon Rapids, and Jordan Wente '15, Dodge Center, and Troy Goodnough, sustainability director.

Ann DuHamel, head of keyboard studies, will join her music group, ensemble:Périphérie, at Carnegie Weill Recital Hall on Saturday, October 26. Presented by Distinguished Concerts International New York, this will be the group's New York City debut.

In the news

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Tammy Berberi, associate professor of French and president of the Society for Disability Studies, is featured in a recent story by the Minnesota Daily. The article discusses the fact that disability is often left out of discussions regarding diversity and identity.