Upcoming Events on the Twin Cities Campus
Thursday, Nov. 3 - Doing Good and Doing Well: Corporate Social Engagement as Competitive Advantage
Join Rand Park, an expert in ethics and corporate responsibility, to explore the emerging world of corporate social engagement and how it can be leveraged for competitive advantage. The cost of this event is $10. It will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Carlson School of Management - 3M Auditorium, 321 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis.
Thursday, Nov. 3 - MARISOL
A dark fantasia that reflects the social and spiritual turbulence of the early 1990s, “Marisol” by José Rivera is a grimly imaginative drama with fiery themes still smoldering with relevance. If media would like to attend a performance, please contact Dennis Behl at (612) 625-5380. The event begins Nov. 3 through Nov. 13. Tickets are $6 for students, $11 for U of M Faculty/Staff, and $16 for general public. It will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Rarig Center's Kilburn Theatre, 330 21st Ave South, Minneapolis.
Friday, Nov. 4 - NEXT GENERATION OF PARKS | Featuring Maurice Cox, City Planner, City of Detroit
Through the Parks Foundation’s always-free Lecture Series events, global design innovators and thought-leaders showcase the most exciting new park destinations and delve into important issues of place affecting the Twin Cities community today. The event will begin at 7 p.m. in the Best Buy Theater at Northrop, 84 Church St. S.E., Minneapolis.
Friday, Nov. 4 - Star Party: Solar System
Explore the sky with astronomers from the Bell Museum and the Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics. These Star Parties are very informal and family-friendly, and you can arrive and leave at any time. It will begin at 8 p.m. in the Bell Museum Auditorium, 10 Church St. S.E., Minneapolis.
Monday, Nov. 7 - Voices of Student Veterans
Hear from our students about their personal experiences, and how their military service has shaped their perspective of the broader world of public affairs. This community event will include an opportunity to ask questions and will be followed by a reception with refreshments. It will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Humphrey Forum, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis.
Wednesday, Nov. 9 - The Results Are In: Post-Election Results
What will Minnesota's new political landscape look like after Election Day? Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk is joined by House Majority Leader Joyce Peppin to break down the results and size up Governor Dayton's ability to push the Democratic-Farmer-Labor agenda in the next session. The conversation will be moderated by one of Minnesota's most prominent political reporters, Rachel Stassen-Berger of the Pioneer Press. The event will begin at 2 p.m. in the Humphrey Forum, Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
Wednesday, Nov. 9 - Mark Slouka Reading
At a time when immigration is a hot political topic, author Mark Slouka will read from his 2016 memoir NOBODY'S SON, which follows his parents, born in Czechoslovakia, as they escape Nazis, Communist purges and the tidal wave of refugees that brings them to New York. Their historical and personal trauma is inherited by their child. It will begin at 7 p.m. in the Weisman Art Museum, 333 E. River Pkwy, Minneapolis.
Thursday, Nov. 10 - Post-Election Q&A with Senator Amy Klobuchar and Humphrey School Dean Eric Schwartz
Join Senator Amy Klobuchar and Humphrey School of Public Affairs Dean Eric P. Schwartz for a post-election Q&A discussing the current state of politics in our state and our country following the November 8th election. The event is free, but registration is required. It will begin at 6 p.m. in the Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
Saturday, Nov. 12 - Sketch-a-thon
Join us for an overnight art party in the Bell Museum. Whether you're looking to fill up your sketchbook or set up an easel in the diorama halls this event is for you! Be prepared, because this is roughing it on the indoors. Tickets are $20 for students, staff, and Bell members. More ticket information can be found here. The event will begin at 7 p.m. at the Bell Museum of Natural History, 10 Church St. S.E., Minneapolis.
Tuesday, Nov. 15 - Dirty Laundry: Delivering the Dirt on Design
Dirty Laundry delivers the dirt on design. Listen in as design professionals reveal their best and worst experiences working in the world of design, and share career tales with a humorous spin. It will begin at 7 p.m. in the Best Buy Theater at Northrop.
Tuesday, Nov. 15 - Café Scientifique: Clever Moose
Dr. John Pastor, ecosystem ecologist with the University of Minnesota Duluth Department of Biology will discuss “What Should a Clever Moose Eat?” Tickets are $5-$12, available online or at the door. It will begin at 7 p.m. at the Bryant Lake Bowl, 810 W. Lake St. Minneapolis.
Tuesday, Nov. 15 - Visiting Artist Talk: Nina Beier
Artists of national significance working in all media are invited to the Department of Art to present public lectures and meet with graduate students in seminars and for individual critique. It will begin at 7 p.m. in the Regis Center for Art, InFlux Space, 405 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis.
Thursday, Nov. 17 - Litigation: Advancing the Rights of People with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities
Experts engaged in Minnesota and the nation share their views on how litigation is framing and moving forward the human and civil rights of people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The event will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the TIES Event Center, Grand Hall, 1644 Larpenteur Ave. W., St. Paul.
Thursday, Nov. 17 - Private Versus Public Provision of Health Insurance: Lessons from the Affordable Care Act and Medicare
The lecture features Amil Petrin, a U of M professor of Economics, and Robert Town, a professor in American Economic Thought at the University of Texas at Austin. Heather Howard, a Lecturer in Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and the director of the State Health Reform Assistance Network, will moderate. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Please register here.
Friday, Nov. 18 - 30th Annual Thanksgiving Iron Pour
Students and visiting artists will work together to perform an aesthetic, athletic, pyrotechnic event, pouring molten iron into sand molds to make cast iron sculptures. Tamsie Ringler, term assistant professor of sculpture in the Department of Art, will lead the pour. The event will begin at 5 p.m. in the Regis Center for Art Foundry, 405 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis.
Friday, Nov. 18 - Star Party: Einstein's Theory of Gravity
Explore the sky with astronomers from the Bell Museum and the Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics. These Star Parties are very informal and family-friendly, and you can arrive and leave at any time. We provide the telescopes and will guide you through observations of the same celestial objects that have inspired sky-gazers throughout history. It will begin at 8 p.m. in the Bell Museum of Natural History.
Saturday, Nov. 19 - Pushing Pause: A Conversation on Managing Exit and Reentry Points in your Career
Work and organizations expert Colleen Manchester will present academic research on career breaks, then lead a panel discussion with re-entrants, employers and the audience. The goal of this session is to share and gather information from the community on needs around career breaks, and develop strategies, tools, and support for those who have taken or are thinking about taking a pause. Tickets are $10. The event will begin at 9 a.m. in the Private Dining Room, Carlson School of Management.