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Vol. 5, No. 22: February 19, 2014

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, February 25, 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

Asking the Big Questions

Wednesday, February 19, 7 p.m.
Briggs Library, McGinnis Room

Annual Midwinter Alumni Event

Thursday, February 20, 5:30 p.m.
Mission American Kitchen and Bar (77 7th St S, Minneapolis, MN 55402)

Careers in Biology: "Fish, Foams and Fats-One Bio Major's Fateful Journey"

Susan with tower of foam

Thursday, February 20, 7 p.m.
Science 2950

Jazz Ensembles Concert

Friday, February 21, 7:30 p.m.
Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall

Aquila Theatre Company in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

Saturday, February 22, 7:30 p.m.
Student Center, Edson Auditorium

Symphonic Winds Sunday Matinee Concert

Sunday, February 23, 3 p.m.
Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall

Café Scientifique: "The Good, the Bad, and the Honey"

Bee on flower

Tuesday, February 25, 6 p.m.
Common Cup Coffeehouse (501 Atlantic Avenue, Morris, MN 56267)


Check out all of the campus events.

News and announcements:


Partnerships with Local Schools Inspire Teacher Education Advisory Committee

Members

The committee aims to define best practices for supervision and to support area teachers.

CST Completes Four Townships Economic Report

The results illustrate valuable information about the economy and demographics of the Four Townships area.

Enterprise Systems Upgrade Program Update

The latest edition of Enterprise Systems Upgrade Program's (ESUP) The Upgrade is available now. In this issue:

-Changes in Finance/EFS
-ESUP Launches New Website
-HRMS Completes Design Phase
-ESUP in the News

View this issue and more at upgrade.umn.edu.

7th Annual Morris Festival of French and Francophone Films Continues

On Monday, February 24, at 7 p.m. in the Student Center's Edson Auditorium, the festival will feature Les Adieux à la reine / Farewell, My Queen. Directed by Benoît Jacquot, 2013, 101 minutes, rated R. Benoît Jacquot's nimble, lush adaptation of Chantal Thomas's 2003 novel portrays Versailles on the eve of the 1789 revolution as told through the eyes of Sidonie, the besotted reader to Marie Antoinette. Compressed to four tumultuous days, the film follows Sidonie as she tries to make sense of the rumors spreading in the royal palace. Rendered blind to the queen's caprice by love, Sidonie both thrills under her affections and seethes with jealousy for the queen's prized pet, Gabrielle de Polignac, giving rise to the discreet yet heated passion that unfolds in Farewell, My Queen.

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Accomplishments


Recipients

Lisa Harris, assistant to the vice chancellor for finance and facilities, and Jen Lund, campus police lieutenant, received Homeland Security and Emergency Management Professional Certificates. Harris and Lund underwent more than 280 hours of training to obtain this in one year. They received their award at the 49th annual Governor's Homeland Security and Emergency Management Conference.

In the news


Center logo

The Morris Sun Tribune reported that the Center for Small Towns will help Greater Than MN conduct a survey of west central Minnesota parents to find out their perceptions on child care in the region. It also noted that Representative Ryan Winkler visited the University of Minnesota, Morris on Thursday, February 6, for a discussion on the minimum wage and the Minnesota economy, in preparation for the upcoming legislative session.