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Vol. I, No. 21: February 10, 2010

Editor: Christine Mahoney
Please send comments, questions or submissions to the editor. The submission deadline for the next edition of Weekly Bulletin is Tuesday, February 16, 2010, at 4 p.m.

In this issue:

Upcoming events:

Community Meals continue this spring

Enjoying a Community Meal

Monday, February 22, March 29, and April 26, 2010
5:30 -7 p.m.
Morris Senior Community Center, 603 Oregon Avenue, Morris

Morris Community Meal, a collaborative program of the University of Minnesota, Morris Office of Community Engagement and community partners, continues this spring. Each month, all members of the Stevens County community are invited to enjoy a free-of-charge hot meal together. Read more »

MPIRG presents: "Streams, Lakes and Wetlands in West Central Minnesota: Aquatic Life in an Altered Landscape"

Tuesday, February 16, 2010
6 p.m.
Imholte 109

If you’ve ever wondered what's swimming around in your lake or thought about what might threaten Minnesota waters, join Professor of Biology Tracey Anderson and MPIRG students to learn more about what's in our water. For more information contact Lauren Dennhardt.

Asking the Big Questions

Thursday, February 18, 2010
6–6:30 p.m., light snacks and refreshments
6:30–7:30 p.m., discussion
Briggs Library, McGinnis Room

Join the Asking the Big Questions campus/community discussion group as they delve into a variety of women's issues, including the topic of women and traditional cultures. Aspects of the discussion will include religious practices, gender roles within a traditional society as well as the interface of women from traditional cultures living in a Western environment (and vice versa). There will be several special guests who will share their own experiences. Visit U-Think blog for information on monthly optional. For more information, contact Peter Bremer.

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News and announcements:

Order tickets now for 2010 Jazz Fest

Student combo playing

During its 50th anniversary year, the University of Minnesota, Morris will celebrate its legacy of great jazz during the 2010 Celebration Jazz Fest. Ticket order forms for the 32nd annual event scheduled for April 8–10, 2010, are now available at the Student Center Information Desk or in the Office of Student Activities. You may also request order forms be sent to you by calling 320-589-6086 or e-mailing. Orders will be filled in random order on Friday, February 26, 2010. If available, remaining tickets for the annually sold-out event will go on sale on Monday, March 1, 2010. Read more »

Briggs Library Associates host noted psychiatrist and author Paul R. Linde M.D.

San Francisco-based author and clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine Paul R. Linde M.D. will provide a reading and book signing on Wednesday, February 24, 2010, at noon in the McGinnis Room of the Rodney A. Briggs Library. Light refreshments will be served.

All-University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair: information and assistance

University of Minnesota, Morris Career Center Director Gary Donovan will be available in the Student Center lobby Friday, February 12, 2010, and the week of February 15, to talk with students who may have questions about the All-University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair. Students can also register for the fair, receive help with their resume, and receive answers about transportation to and from the Fair during the following times:
  • Friday, February 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 17, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Friday, February 19, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Read more news »

    Accomplishments

    Cougar track athlete

    Cougar sprinter, and reigning 100-meter All-American, Megan Croatt ’10, Bellingham, has been named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) player of the week in track and field. Read more »