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June 30, 2008

Week of June 30, 2008


8th International Research Conference on Service-learning and Community Engagement

This conference is being held October 25-28, 2008 in New Orleans, Louisiana. For registration information, please go to:



The Office for Public Engagement/International Institute for Research on Public Engagement are seeking two graduate assistants to begin working this summer and to continue working through the 2008-09 academic year. The requisition number is 156221, and the deadline for application is July 4, 2008. Please visit the employment web site to read the position description.

June 2, 2008

Week of June 2, 2008

UMore Park Campus Forums

Two upcoming campus forums will provide opportunities for University faculty, staff and students to learn more about UMore Park and Vermillion Highlands, and view concept planning scenarios. Your suggestions can help to shape the future of the properties and create opportunities for research and learning experiences.

Minneapolis Campus: Monday, June 16, 9:30 a.m. at Coffman Memorial Union, Campus Club, Rooms A, B & C

St. Paul Campus: Tuesday, June 17, 12:00 noon at the Student Center, North Star Ballroom

Also, public Community Forums will be held at the Rosemount Community Center, Rosemount on Thursday, June 19 and Monday, June 23. Please see the event flyer for additional information on the properties and forum timing and details.

Learn more and RSVP at http://www.umorepark.umn.edu/ or by calling 612-626-3798.

Participate in the campus forums live via UMConnect by going to https://umconnect.umn.edu/umorepark/

* Watch the forum presentation, including PowerPoint, through a webcast

* Submit questions via a moderator during the Q&A
(additional UMConnect information will be available at http://www.umorepark.umn.edu/)

The Citizen Solution

Harry Boyte's new book called The Citizen Solution. The book launch will be on Monday, July 28th at 7:00 pm at the Suburban World Theater in the uptown area of Minneapolis.