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A weekly news digest for UMM faculty, staff, and students

Vol. II, No. 3: September 9, 2009
Editor: Christine Mahoney

In this issue:
  • Alumni to present 2009 Fringe Festival's Rumspringa the Musical on campus
  • Study Abroad Information Session: China and Greece
  • Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Ray Schultz Receives Wilde Award
  • Gasification Researcher Jim Barbour featured in USDA-ARS Magazine

    Upcoming events:
    Cougar Volleyball Action
    Friday, September 11, 2009
    5 p.m. and 8 p.m.
    Physical Education (P.E.) Center
    Catch the Cougar volleyball team as they host Mt. Marty at 5 p.m. and then York at 8 p.m.

    Go Cougars!

    Campus Activities Council (CAC) Film Screening— Being John Malkovich
    Friday, September 11, 2009
    9 p.m.
    Edson Auditorium, Student Center
    Admission is FREE!

    Alumni to present 2009 Fringe Festival's Rumspringa the Musical on campus
    Saturday, September 12, 2009
    7:30 p.m.
    Edson Auditorium, Student Center
    In 2006, Rumspringa won four UMMys—and the hearts and funny bones—of judges and audiences during the annual University of Minnesota, Morris Student Film Festival. Last summer, during the Twin Cities 2009 Fringe Festival, Rumspringa characters created in song, word, and dance for the film came to life once again in a new artistic expression: Rumspringa the Musical. Don’t miss this stage comedy, presented by recent Morris campus alumni!

    Check out all of the campus events on the campus-wide events calendar.

    News and announcements:
    Study Abroad Information Session: China and Greece
    Wednesday, September 9, 2009
    6:30–7:30 p.m.
    Imhole 113 and 114
    If you’re interested in participating in the exceptional study abroad opportunities provided through the University of Minnesota, Morris, be sure to attend the study abroad information session for winter break 2009–2010 programs in China and Greece.

  • “China's Transformations,” December 28, 2009–January 8, 2010, will be led by Pam Solvie, Morris campus director of Global Student Teaching and English Language Teaching Assistant Programs and Association Professor of Education.

  • “Aging in Greece,” December 27, 2009–January 15, 2010, will be led by Argie Manolis, Morris campus coordinator of Service Learning and Community Services.

    Attention Secondary Education Students Planning to Graduate in 2012
    There will be an informational/application meeting for all Elementary Education majors planning to graduate in 2012 today Wednesday, September 9, at 5 p.m. in Imholte Hall 111. During the meeting, questions will be answered as to the pre-requisites required 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.

    Attention Secondary Education Students Planning to Graduate in 2011
    There will be an informational/application meeting for all secondary education students planning to graduate in 2011 on Thursday, September 24,
    at noon in Science 3610. 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.

    Cougar Sports Network (CSN) to Web Cast Five Cougar Volleyball Matches
    Five home 2009 Cougar volleyball matches will be Web cast on CSN. The games which will be Web-cast are the following: Wednesday, September 2 vs. Macalaster Friday, September 25 vs. Northwestern Friday, October 2 vs. Bethany Lutheran Friday, October 23 vs. St. Scholastica and Tuesday, October 27 vs. Presentation. Visit http://csn.morris.umn.edu/ for more information.

    Senior Meetings
    Tuesday, September 15, 2009, 10 a.m.
    Wednesday, September 16, 2009, 2 p.m.
    Cougar Room Oyate Hall, Student Center
    The Office of the Registrar will provide information for seniors planning to graduate in 2009–2010 on Tuesday, September 15,, at 10 a.m. and Wednesday, September 16, at 2 p.m. For more information contact: gulbrabr@morris.umn.edu.

    Fall Semester U-Card Office Hours
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 1-3 p.m.
    Tuesday and Thursday: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
    The University of Minnesota, Morris U-Card Office is located in the Business Office, 205 Behmler Hall.

    A Thank-You from the Mary Huebner Family
    We would like to extend a sincere thank you to all who helped in any way for the benefit to help our family. The noon meal that Plant Services hosted, the benefit including the golf event, evening meal and the silent auction (to which many of you contributed) were absolutely amazing. With your help some of our stress has lessened. We do appreciate you all.

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    Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Ray Schultz received a Wilde Award for his direction of The Little Dog Laughed at Performance Network in Ann Arbor, Michigan. One of the production’s leading actors was also honored for her performance. The Wilde Awards, sponsored by the publication Between the Lines, honors outstanding theatre in the Detroit and Southeast Michigan area.

    In the News:
    Professor of Political Science Paula O’Loughlin was the featured guest on Esme Murphy’s radio show on WCCO-AM on Saturday, September 5, 2009, 8-9 p.m. Professor O’Loughlin provided commentary on Congresswoman Michele Bachman’s 2010 Congressional race.

    University of Minnesota, Morris Gasification Researcher Jim Barbour is featured in the
    current issue of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Science magazine, published monthly by the Agricultural Research Service, in the article titled “In the Midwestern United States Growing Biofuel Crops Sustainably.”


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