UMD Bulldog Update
Date:
January 27, 2014

Arts & Entertainment

Jr. High Honor Choir Concert

UMD Music presents
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
4:00 pm
Weber Music Hall

Jr. High Honor Choir Concert
Stanley R. Wold, coordinator
FREE

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Resident Artist Recital: Winterreise

UMD Music presents
Saturday, February 8, 2014
7:30 pm
Weber Music Hall

Resident Artist Recital: Winterreise - John Charles Pierce, tenor & Tracy Lipke-Perry, piano

Tickets: Adult $10 | UMD Faculty & Staff $5 | Senior $8 | Student $5 | UMD Student $3

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Cello Choir Concert

UMD Music presents
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
7:30pm
Weber Music Hall

Cello Choir Concert
FREE
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Opera Studio Concert - Lucia in Flight

UMD Music presents
Saturday, February 15, 2014
7:30 pm
Weber Music Hall

Opera Studio Concert - Lucia in Flight: a condensed version of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor produced by the Department of Music Opera Studio and Department of Art and Design.
Alice Pierce, director
Marcus McConico, tenor
Joellyn Rock, scenic design

Tickets: Adult $10 | UMD Faculty & Staff $5 | Senior $5 | Student $5 | UMD Student $3

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UMD Dance Concert: OFF THE RECORD

UMD Theatre presents
UMD Dance Concert: OFF THE RECORD featuring all LIVE music.
February 20 - 22, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
February 23, 2014 @ 2 pm

Each piece brings it own twist to the choreographer/musician collaboration. Styles range from Celtic, to Afro-Cuban, to indie pop, to experimental and dance styles of ballet, modern, jazz, body percussion, and tap. Some pieces feature music specially composed for dance, while others draw on the musicians' existing songs. See the music and hear the dancing with a talented group of artists presenting work from faculty, students, and guest choreographers.

Tickets: Adult $18 | UMD Faculty & Staff $15 | Senior $13 | Student $8 | UMD Student $6

Campus Life

Spring Student Activities Fair

Wednesday, January 29
11:00am-2:00pm
Kirby Ballroom

Kick off Spring Semester with the Student Activities Fair! 65+ student organizations will be featured throughout the Kirby Ballroom, all waiting a chance to chat with you to tell you more about their group! An information table will also be present for anyone to ask questions - there are 240+ student organizations at UMD!

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Bulldog Welcome Week RockStars WANTED for 2014!

Want to help incoming students make UMD their home during Bulldog Welcome Week? Want to share in a unique leadership experience that celebrates the bold & friendly you?

Make a difference in your UMD community and apply for the RockStar position!! We are looking for all types of leaders so don't be shy--apply starting January 27th with the online application located on the Office for Students in Transition's website.

Deadline for applications is February 24th.
Contact sit-info@d.umn.edu or come see us in 42 SCC if you have questions!

Community Involvement Fair

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
10 AM to 2 PM
Kirby Ballroom

Students, staff, and faculty interested in volunteering or a service-learning placement will have the opportunity to connect with over 45 community organizations and schools. There will be opportunities to serve in education, environmental sustainability, social justice, animal welfare, arts & culture, and health care.

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PAL Project tutors and mentors needed

Do you enjoy connecting with youth? Consider volunteering with the PAL Project during spring semester.
The Office of Civic Engagement runs this program to help place UMD student tutors and mentors with youth in Duluth public schools (elementary, middle and high schools). If you are interested in volunteering once or twice a week during spring semester, stop by our office or email pal@d.umn.edu.

Campus Services

InterviewStream

Practice your interview skills online.
Choose the questions, record yourself answering them, watch and share your interview. Prepare - practice - perform!

Getting Ready for the Job Fair Workshop

Wednesday, January 29 OR Thursday, January 30
4 to 5 pm
Solon Campus Center 22

Find out what to do ahead of time, proper attire, making a good impression, questions to ask, and what to do after the fair.

Science & Engineering Fair Bus

Deadline to sign up is Wednesday, January 28

If you plan to attend the Spring 2014 Science and Engineering Career Fair in Minneapolis on February 4th, sign up for the FREE bus from UMD.
You must sign up by January 28th in Solon Campus Center 22 and pay a $10 deposit, which will be returned to you when you are on the bus.

Spring 2014 Science and Engineering Career Fair

Tuesday, February 4
10 am to 4 pm
TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, MN

Open to all U of M undergraduate and graduate students, the career fair provides an opportunity for science and engineering students seeking full-time positions, part-time positions, co-ops, and internships to connect with potential employers.

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Resume Drop-in Hours

Tuesday, January 28 OR Wednesday, January 29
2 to 4 pm
Solon Campus Center 22

Get immediate feedback on your resume, no appointment necessary! These 10-15 minute sessions are for students who already have a written resume and have reviewed the resume guidelines in the Career Handbook. You MUST bring a paper copy of your resume to the session, and then receive feedback from Career and Internship Services staff.

If you are a beginning resume writer, develop your resume prior to attending one of these sessions by using the Resume Writing section of the Career Handbook

LinkedIn/GoldPASS Drop-in Hours

Thursday, January 30
2 to 4 pm
Solon Campus Center 22

So you've heard about LinkedIn, and even developed a LinkedIn profile, now what's the next step? Have questions or need help with GoldPASS? Come to our LinkedIn/GoldPASS Drop-in Hours! Our staff will give you immediate feedback and suggestions on your current profile, or how to use specific features of either system.

Similar to our Resume Drop-in Hours, no appointment is needed for these 10-15 minute sessions. Bring your laptop! (Please see us if you do not have a laptop available.)

Environmental Career Fair

Wednesday, February 5
1 to 5 pm
Northstar Ballroom, UM St Paul Student Center, St Paul, MN

Open to all U of M students and alumni. Learn about careers, jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities with environmental-related employers from government agencies, non-profits, consulting firms, private industry and nature/environmental learning centers.

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GoldPASS

GoldPASS is the U of M's online database to help connect students and alumni with employers. Search and apply for jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities. Find workshops, information sessions, and job fairs. Sign up for on-campus interviews. Search the employer database and drop your resume to them. FREE for all UM students and alumni.

Health & Wellness

Dinner with the Dietitian

Interested in learning more about nutrition? Get it straight from a professional -- Jean Rodvold is the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist for UMD Dining Services.

Topics to be included:
Lesson 1: Basic components of a healthy meal & creating a balanced diet that is right for you.
Lesson 2: Meal planning & grocery shopping on a budget.
Lesson 3: Basic cooking skills & healthy cooking techniques.

The goal of this program is to help you gain the knowledge and skills necessary to enjoy a balanced, healthy diet for life!

Location: KSC/RDC 323
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Dates: Wednesdays (2/5, 2/19, & 3/5)
or
Mondays (2/10, 2/24, & 3/10)

REGISTER ONLINE NOW!!

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