River Life, a multi-collegiate University project that includes the Department of Landscape Architecture and the Metropolitan Design Center, announces the grand opening of the Mississippi River Trail on June 6, 2009 at Cestnut Plaza (Shepard Road at Eagle Parkway) in Saint Paul. Chris Coleman, mayor of Saint Paul, will host the event with a ribbon cutting celebration. After the ribbon cutting, a Bike to a Ranger bike ride will be held, following a nine mile loop from downtown Saint Paul, across the 35E bridge, through Lilydale Regional Park, and back to the starting point. National Park Service rangers will be stationed along the route to answer questions and talk about the natural and cultural history of the area.Read more
Category Archives: Announcements
A faculty member in the Carlson School of Management needs a graphic design student to do the graphics, charts, etc. associated with his book. You should be very experienced and open to creative ways of communicating. Contact Stuart Albert, firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.Read more
Alumni and friends from the colleges of Design; Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences; and Education and Human Development; as well as the former School of Agriculture, and colleges of Human Ecology and Home Economics are invited to the annual St. Paul Campus Reunion Thursday, June 25, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.Read more
An animal rescue group on the Red Lake Reservation is looking for a student willing to volunteer time to help them adapt an existing log cabin into a feral cat shelter by this fall. The project would have a budget of $1000-$2000 and might need to be done with volunteer labor. If interested, contact Karen Good, email@example.com.
Existing log cabin on the Red Lake Reservation.
The Fulbright Program is an international educational exchange program sponsored by the US government and is designed to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.” The Fulbright Program sends thousands of American scholars and professionals each year to approximately 125 countries, where they lecture and/or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. Application deadline is Aug. 1, 2009. US citizenship is required.The Fulbright faculty and scholars competition is administered at the University of Minnesota through the Office of International Programs.Read more
The College of Design recently elected representatives to the Univesity Senate. The senators are:
Marilyn Bruin (Housing Studies), through 2010
Ann Ziebarth (Housing Studies), through 2011
Julia Robinson (Architecture), through 2012
The election for alternates will take place at the beginning of fall semester.Read more
The University’s Solar Decathlon team is conducting a get-together and sneak-peak of the Icon Solar House on Thursday, May 14, 2009, 6-9 p.m., at the ReUse Center, 883 29th Avenue South, Minneapolis. It’s a good opportunity to meet the college’s members of the Solar Decathlon team and discover ways to get involved.
- Download RE:charge flyer (.pdf; 148Kb)
The deadline for the Skandalaris Awards for Entrepreneurs in Design & Visual Arts has been extended to May 15, 2009. The awards will be presented in November 2009 at the first joint conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) and National Council of Art Administrators (NCAA) in St. Louis.Read more