UMM News Service
Barn Dance The Organic Gardening Club is holding a barn dance on Saturday, April 30, at 7 p.m. in the Student Center's Oyate Hall. There will be a live caller to lead contra/square dances. Tickets are $2 at the door; children get in free. Community members are encouraged to attend. Faculty Recital: Scott Horey
Dance Ensemble Spring Performance The Dance Ensemble Spring Performance will take place on Saturday, April 23, at 1 p.m. in the Student Center's Edson Auditorium. An additional performance will take place at 7 p.m. Tickets will be available online at tickets.umn.edu, by phone at 320-589-6077, or in person at the Office of Student Activities. F-Word Conference
MORRIS — Rodney S. Hanley, Ph.D., has been named the next chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Morris. Hanley's appointment is effective July 1, 2016, pending approval by the Board of Regents at their May 13 meeting.
MORRIS – Tammy Berberi, Muriel Krusemark, and Kyle Klausing received Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents’ Awards. The three were honored at the annual Summit and Awards Ceremony April 7 at Macalester...
MORRIS – Michael Lackey, professor of English at the University of Minnesota, Morris, was named a 2016 Distinguished McKnight University Professor. The mid-career honor comes with a $100,000 award. Recipients...
2016 Undergraduate Research Symposium The 16th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium will take place on Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities will include posters/visual displays in Oyate Hall and oral presentations and performances in Imholte Hall and Humanities Fine Arts. For more information, visit morris.umn.edu/urs. Guest Piano Recital: Richard Tostenson
CNIA 32nd Annual Powwow The Circle of Nations Indigenous Association (CNIA) will hold its 32nd Annual CNIA Powwow on Saturday, April 9, in the P.E. Center Gymnasium from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Grand Entry, a procession of all dancers into the dance arena, will occur at 1 and 7 p.m. Jazz Fest 2016
UMM Concert Choir Homecoming Concert The UMM Concert Choir Tour will finish with a homecoming concert on Sunday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Humanities Fine Arts Recital Hall. The program, under the direction of Bradley Miller, includes works from several historical style periods, as well as contemporary and global works. Tickets can be purchased at the door. ESL and TREC
ESL and TREC Volunteer English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers will lead free English classes for Spanish-speaking residents of west central Minnesota on Monday, March 28, and Thursday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in Imholte Hall 203. Childcare is available. 5K Peace Run/Walk
Second-half Term Begins Classes begin for second-half term on Monday, March, 21. Asking the Big Questions Come explore the topic of "The Sixth Extinction" on Monday, March 21 at 7 p.m. in Rodney A. Briggs Library 160. Five times before in Earth's past mass extinctions have taken place. We are currently entering a sixth event, but this time it is man-made. Pete Wyckoff, professor in biology, will give an overview of species affected and what this means for us as stewards of the planet. Discussion will follow.