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A Taste Of Asia, University Relations Dec 2006

A Taste Of Asia, University Relations

Campus News Archive

The “Many Faces of Asia” will be the focus during Asian Awareness Week, January 22-27 at the University of Minnesota, Morris. “Everyone is invited to learn about the different people in Morris as well as a lot about the countries that UMM students are from.”


Kumm Tower Moves Closer To A Reality, University Relations Dec 2006

Kumm Tower Moves Closer To A Reality, University Relations

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The student-run radio station at the University of Minnesota, Morris has already written a long chapter in UMM history. This year it will be writing a new chapter as the relocation of the station’s tower moves closer to becoming a reality.


Research Rocks!, University Relations Dec 2006

Research Rocks!, University Relations

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amey Jones, a geology professor at the University of Minnesota, Morris, was recently awarded a grant from Montana State University and the U.S. Geological Survey.


Coach Crandall Resigns, University Relations Dec 2006

Coach Crandall Resigns, University Relations

Campus News Archive

UMM head football coach Ken Crandall has announced that he will resign effective December 20. Crandall will assume the head football coaching position at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas.


Service And Learning Are Ageless, University Relations Dec 2006

Service And Learning Are Ageless, University Relations

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A group of students at the University of Minnesota, Morris learned a lot about themselves while creating a memorable experience by working with older adults. Students studied adulthood and aging Fall Semester in a course that combines learning with service.


Multicultural Student Leadership Retreat Will Focus On Issues Of White Privilege, University Relations Dec 2006

Multicultural Student Leadership Retreat Will Focus On Issues Of White Privilege, University Relations

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About 50 students from the University of Minnesota, Morris will participate in the ninth annual Multicultural Student Leadership Retreat (MSLR) in late January. The retreat, which is coordinated through the Office of Student Activities at UMM, will be held January 26-28, 2007, at the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center in Fergus Falls.


Symphonic Winds To Perform, University Relations Dec 2006

Symphonic Winds To Perform, University Relations

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The UMM Symphonic Winds invites the community to attend their 2006 final performance on Sunday, Dec. 10. The performance will feature works to be performed during the group’s Caribbean Cruise tour in January 2007.


Men's Soccer Members Earn Umac Post-Season Honors, University Relations Dec 2006

Men's Soccer Members Earn Umac Post-Season Honors, University Relations

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In its first year of existence, the UMM men’s soccer team had four members who earned Upper Midwest Athletic Conference all-conference honors with two first-team selections and two honorable-mention awards.


Cougar Women's Soccer Lands Seven On All-Conference Team, University Relations Dec 2006

Cougar Women's Soccer Lands Seven On All-Conference Team, University Relations

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Seven members of the UMM women’s soccer team won first-team Upper Midwest Athletic Conference all-conference honors in the post-season awards announced recently.


Karger-Gatzow Named Women's Cross Country Co-Coach Of The Year, University Relations Dec 2006

Karger-Gatzow Named Women's Cross Country Co-Coach Of The Year, University Relations

Campus News Archive

UMM women’s cross country coach Jeremy Karger-Gatzow has been named the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference co-coach of the year. Karger-Gatzow led the Cougar women’s cross country team to their highest finish ever.


Volunteers Share The Holiday Spirit, University Relations Dec 2006

Volunteers Share The Holiday Spirit, University Relations

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In the spirit of the holidays, students, staff and faculty at the University of Minnesota, Morris are coordinating a variety of volunteer projects that will benefit local individuals and families as well as those in communities surrounding Morris.


Beadwork Workshop Culminates American Indian Awareness Month, University Relations Nov 2006

Beadwork Workshop Culminates American Indian Awareness Month, University Relations

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Twenty students, staff and faculty - a capacity registration - participated in a beading workshop November 28, sponsored by the Circle of Nations Indian Association (CNIA) at UMM. The event culminated the celebration of American Indian Awareness month.


First Year Seminar Jamboree: Exploring Human Diversity, University Relations Nov 2006

First Year Seminar Jamboree: Exploring Human Diversity, University Relations

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Human diversity will be illustrated in a variety of ways by 27 sections of First Year Seminar students during the annual First Year Seminar Jamboree. The event will be held throughout the Student Center on Thursday.


First Annual Umm Senior Banquet, University Relations Nov 2006

First Annual Umm Senior Banquet, University Relations

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The University of Minnesota, Morris Class of 2007 will be honored during the First Annual UMM Senior Banquet, which is being sponsored entirely by the University of Minnesota, Morris Alumni Association. Only those students who plan to graduate in December 2006 or May 2007 may attend.


Gallery Exhibit, - "Lineage" - Features Works By Tracy Otten, University Relations Nov 2006

Gallery Exhibit, - "Lineage" - Features Works By Tracy Otten, University Relations

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The UMM Humanities Fine Arts Gallery will present the exhibition, “Lineage,” featuring works by Theresa (Tracy) Otten, UMM assistant professor of studio art. The exhibition will feature a selection of Otten’s new work as well as prints from artists that have influenced her over time.


The Human Face Of Immigration, University Relations Nov 2006

The Human Face Of Immigration, University Relations

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UMM faculty Steve Gross, assistant professor of history, and Solomon Gashaw, associate professor of sociology, were guest speakers during The National Issues Forum November 8 at the Morris Senior Citizens Community Center.


One Of The Best Buys In College Education, University Relations Nov 2006

One Of The Best Buys In College Education, University Relations

Campus News Archive

The University of Minnesota, Morris is one of the Best Buys in College Education, according to Barron’s Ninth Edition. “As a public honors college, UMM remains steadfastly committed to its core values of quality, access and service,” said James Morales, associate vice chancellor for enrollment.


How Long Does It Take A Peanut To Burn?, University Relations Nov 2006

How Long Does It Take A Peanut To Burn?, University Relations

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How long does it take a peanut to burn? If you had 40 pieces of candy to divide among 40 people, would you keep all of it or would you share it equally with the entire group? These are among the renewable energy questions that junior high students from Buffalo found answers to when they visited UMM.


Le Tour De France-Umm Style!, University Relations Nov 2006

Le Tour De France-Umm Style!, University Relations

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Entre Nous, UMM’s French Club, and the French discipline sponsored National French Week activities, including the “grueling” Le Tour de Morris.


Building Community, University Relations Nov 2006

Building Community, University Relations

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UMM students are doing more than just hitting the books this fall - they are giving back to the community. The work of Matt Harren, Eagle Bend, and Shawn Olson, Thief River Falls, has impressed others who work with the Stevens County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity.


The Messiah Performance By Choir, Orchestra, University Relations Nov 2006

The Messiah Performance By Choir, Orchestra, University Relations

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The University of Minnesota, Morris Choir and Orchestra, under the direction of Ken Hodgson, will perform G. F. Handel’s most famous work, “The Messiah.” The performance, which is free and open to the public, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, in Recital Hall of Humanities Fine Arts at UMM.


The Weir Is Meiningens' Offering, University Relations Nov 2006

The Weir Is Meiningens' Offering, University Relations

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Meiningens Student Theatre at the University of Minnesota, Morris announces an exciting and innovative production, “The Weir” by Connor McPherson, part of the 2006-07 theatre season of “Love, Literature, and Laughter.”


Star-Struck, University Relations Nov 2006

Star-Struck, University Relations

Campus News Archive

When you wish upon a star, it may make no difference who you are, but to Gordon McIntosh and University of Minnesota, Morris students who together are studying the stars, it’s the stars that make the difference.


Three-Peat For Umm Women's Soccer Team, University Relations Nov 2006

Three-Peat For Umm Women's Soccer Team, University Relations

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The University of Minnesota, Morris women's soccer team upsets top-ranked St. Scholastica 1-0 in double overtime to win their third straight Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) post-season title.


Umm Symphonic Winds Will Host Band Festival And Honor Band, University Relations Nov 2006

Umm Symphonic Winds Will Host Band Festival And Honor Band, University Relations

Campus News Archive

Two concerts will be performed when the University of Minnesota, Morris Symphonic Winds hosts the 28th Annual Band Festival and Honor Band November 10 and 11.


Farmers' Market, Fall Feast Offer Homegrown Fare, University Relations Nov 2006

Farmers' Market, Fall Feast Offer Homegrown Fare, University Relations

Campus News Archive

Mark your calendars for the Pride of the Prairie Farmers’ Market and Fall Feast coming to the University of Minnesota, Morris on Thursday, Nov. 9. The public is invited to enjoy homegrown food and entertainment.


Campus Comes Together For Anti-Hate Rally, University Relations Nov 2006

Campus Comes Together For Anti-Hate Rally, University Relations

Campus News Archive

Students, staff and faculty came together November 1 on the campus mall in what was billed as an Anti-Hate Rally. The rally was sponsored by H.E.A.T. (Hate Education Awareness Team).


Center For Small Towns, City Of Morris Win Carter Award, University Relations Oct 2006

Center For Small Towns, City Of Morris Win Carter Award, University Relations

Campus News Archive

The Center for Small Towns at the University of Minnesota, Morris and the City of Morris together have won the Carter Partnership Award for Campus-Community Collaboration. The award was presented by Minnesota Campus Compact during ceremonies held October 30 at the St. Paul RiverCentre. Former astronaut and senator John Glenn was the keynote speaker.


Umm Joins Inaugural Committee On Renewable Energy, University Relations Oct 2006

Umm Joins Inaugural Committee On Renewable Energy, University Relations

Campus News Archive

The University of Minnesota, Morris will join only 25 institutions nationwide in creating a national higher education steering committee on renewable energy. Lowell Rasmussen, UMM’s associate vice chancellor for physical plant and master planning, has been invited to serve as a founding member of the Higher Education Steering Committee (HEC) of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE).


What A Win!, University Relations Oct 2006

What A Win!, University Relations

Campus News Archive

What a win! What a win! Words can't describe the excitement Friday night (October 27, 2006) at the Metrodome when the University of Minnesota, Morris Cougar football team captured their first-ever Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) championship.