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Leo Treadway, communications and development manager for the Minnesota Valley Humane Society, has donated his personal journals, manuscripts and records on GLBT topics to the Rodney A. Briggs Library. "We are honored that Leo Treadway has chosen UMM as the recipient of these GLBT materials," said LeAnn Dean, director of the Library. "We eagerly look forward to the time when, with the help of other members of the UMM community, the entire collection will be accessible and available to the wider community for research and scholarship on the Gay Movement, Human Rights, HIV/AIDS education and advocacy and the GLBT religious community." A story is scheduled for the “National Coming Out Day” issue of Lavender (early October).

Al Franken will host “The Al Franken Show” live and in person in Edson Auditorium. The public is invited to attend the Air America Radio broadcast, which will air live from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6. A book signing will follow the broadcast. This event is hosted by the Campus Activities Council Convocations Committee and the Student DFL. Doors to Edson Auditorium will open one-half hour prior to the broadcast. Tickets are not necessary for this free, first-come seating event. Read more at


Briggs Library Associates will hold its Annual Book Sale Thursday, Oct. 5, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., and Friday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Oyate Hall. Donate used books, videos, DVDs and CDs to the Briggs Library Associates. Leave donations at the front desk of Briggs Library, the Library dock, or call 589-6226 to arrange for pickup. Donations accepted through October 3. Library Associates annual memberships will be available for purchase. Two books for the price of one on Friday! All proceeds from the sale will benefit the library.

The UMM Costume Sale, a fundraiser for students attending the American College Theatre Festival, will be held 3-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Oct. 10 and Oct. 19, in HFA Costume Shop Room 25 (lower level HFA). Vintage Wear, costumes, fabric and new items will be added each week. Most items only $1.

The next Chancellor's Open Office Hour is Monday, Oct. 9, at 3:30 p.m. All members of the UMM campus community are welcome to stop by 309 Behmler Hall. Please note: these hours are subject to change. It is recommended that you check the following Web site: the day you plan to drop in or call ext. 6020.

Students interested in entering elementary or secondary education program: You must pass the Pre Professional Skills Test (PPST) BEFORE entering either the elementary or secondary education program. The PPST will be offered at UMM on November 18. Contact Pat Nelson, Division of Education OR Jane Kill, Counseling for information on registering. This should be done in by October 6.

Attention secondary education students who are planning to graduate in 2008: There will be an informational/application meeting for all Secondary Education students planning to graduate in 2008 on Monday, Oct. 9, at 3:30 p.m. in Science 2190. The meeting will provide information on recommendations, interviews, and deadlines for applying for admission to the program. Further information about admission requirements may be found in the University of Minnesota, Morris Catalog.

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