UMD Bulldog Update
Date:
February 17, 2014

Academic

Study Abroad Information Session for LSBE Students!

This session is rescheduled from Tuesday, January 28. This session will provide information on UMD study abroad programs specific to students studying in the UMD Labovitz School of Business & Economics.

This session will give a broad overview of UMD programs that offer courses similar to the offerings in LSBE and will also provide attendees with information and resources regarding course offerings and course transfer for study abroad. You will meet study abroad program advisors and current UMD students who have studied abroad. Bring your questions and we look forward to seeing you there!

Tuesday, February 18
5 p.m.
LSBE 229

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Arts & Entertainment

SUPER GAY CABARET 2014

The GLBTQA Commission at the University of Minnesota Duluth presents SUPER GAY CABARET 2014!

This show is a pee-your-pants-funny musical extravaganza featuring a series of hilarious contemporary musical theater acts that celebrate sexual identity and gender expression in all its diversity. Please note: some material is recommended for adult audiences only. (Adult diapers highly recommended).

Admission: $7 for students and $12 for non-students. For tickets, you can order online or call (218) 726-8561.

February 27th and 28th
7:30pm
Marshall Performing Arts Center
1215 Ordean Court, Duluth, MN 55812

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Campus Life

2014 Summit on Equity, Diversity and Multiculturalism.

2014 Summit on Equity, Diversity and Multiculturalism.

The event includes 60- and 90-minute workshops on equity, diversity and social justice topics. The summit will culminate at 4:00pm with a keynote presentation by author, educator and activist Dr. Angela Davis. Her career has spanned 50 years and emphasizes the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial, and gender justice. Dr. Davis lectures on incarceration and the generalized criminalization of those communities that are most affected by poverty and racial discrimination.

Registration for workshops and the keynote by Dr. Angela Davis has begun. For more information and to register visit the website.

Tuesday, February 25
9 am - 4pm
Kirby Student Center

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Campus Services

U of M Job and Internship Fair

Over 250 employers will be at the 2014 U of M Job and Internship Fair! The Fair is open to all U of M undergraduates, graduate students and recent alumni and is sponsored by the Career offices on all U of M campuses.

Cost to attend the Fair is $10 if you register online by February 18th, or $25 at the door on the day of the event.

FREE BUS FROM UMD!
UMD Career Services will provide a free bus from UMD to the Fair and back. You must sign up by February 18th in Career and Internship Services, 22 Solon Campus Center. A $10 deposit will hold your seat and will be returned to you when you are on the bus. Registration for the event does not guarantee a seat on the bus.

Click here for preparation tips, employer list, and the employer booklet and table layout guide.

NEW for 2014 – Job and Internship Fair registration also gets you a FREE professional headshot photo for your use with LinkedIn and other social media! Photographers will be on site at the Fair during the entire event.

Wondering what Fair employers and opportunities will match your interests? View the Employers Attending List then click on advanced search. Select position types and job categories that match with your interests and click the green search button. Click on individual employer names for more details

Friday, February 21, 2014
10 am to 4 pm
Minneapolis Convention Center

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Ongoing Career Events

Drop-in Hours

  • Resume Drop-in Hours - Tuesdays and Wednesdays
  • LinkedIn/GoldPASS Drop-in Hours - Thursdays

Interviewing Workshop

Learn what it takes to be successful in an interview while practicing your own skills and receiving feedback during this hands-on workshop.

Monday, February 17
4 to 5:30 pm
Solon Campus Center 22

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Peer Into Your Career Blog

 Career advice for students by students.

  • Networking 101 – Informational Interviews
  • The Benefits of Job Fairs
  • Our Top 5 Services for Freshmen
  • LinkedIn in the Job Search
  • Keeping Busy While Playing the Waiting Game

Career Events Sponsored By Others

Transportation Career Expo
Are you interested in a career in transportation and ready to learn more about next steps for a job or internship? Do you want to explore the many disciplines within the transportation industry and find out which one really interests you? The Transportation Career Expo is here to help! 

February 18
4:30-7:15 pm
Coffman Memorial Union, U of M

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Health & Wellness

Health Services, upcoming events

Happiness 101 Workshops. Solon Campus Center 21. 5-6pm, on the dates below:

  • The neuroscience of happiness: Thursday, February 27th, and repeated on Tuesday, April 1st.
  • Using your mind, to change your brain towards happiness. Thursday March 6th, and repeated on Tuesday, April 8th. The

Happiness 101 workshops are presented by Michelle Stronach, MSW, LICSW, Counselor at UMD Health Services. Students can attend one or both workshops. The same material will be covered in the repeated workshops in April. Free and open to all students!! For more information contact Dori Decker, ddecker@d.umn.edu or Michelle Stronach, mstronac@d.umn.edu.

Click HERE to add the event on February 27th to your Google Calendar
Click HERE to add the event on March 6th to your Google Calendar
Click HERE to add the event on April 1st to your Google Calendar
Click HERE to add the event on April 8th to your Google Calendar

Student Groups

1st Annual Diversity Fair

Join us for fun, food, games and even prizes during the 1st Annual Diversity Fair.

Student organizations from across campus will be coming together to showcase the amazing cultural programming at UMD. Find a new club, learn about a different culture or explore new opportunities! Complete your passport by touring the tabling area and visiting the Multicultural Center and you will be entered to win a prize!

February 25, 2014
11am - 3pm
Kirby Commons and Multicultural Center

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STLF Service Spring Break Trip - D.C.

We have openings on an amazing Students Today Leaders Forever (STLF) service Spring Break Trip and we would love to extend the invitation to you all to join us as we travel to Washington DC! Not only do you get to impact lives across the country through volunteering, but your own as well as you get a chance to make 40 new best friends by the end of the trip!

We have two buses going out this year; a Classic and a Mystery tour. These buses will each stop in 5 cities along the way to D.C. performing service projects and doing awesome tourism. The Classic bus will be hitting spots like Niagara Falls, and Philadelphia! The Mystery tour is well, a mystery where you will stop between here and D.C.!

The cost of this trip, which includes 2 meals a day, 2 awesome t-shirts, a place to sleep every night including 2 nights in a nice hotel in D.C. as well as tourism in all the cities along the way is $450.

We have meetings every Monday night at 8pm in the Garden Room if you would like to learn more. Other questions can be sent to umd@stlf.net. Click here to register for the trip, type in the zip code: 55812 and choose one of the two UMD tour options. Thanks so much!

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