Maija Jenson

Program Director

Program Director Maija Jenson invites you to share your programming comments or to get involved at the station. KUMD thrives on your involvement, through member support, volunteer efforts and community participation.  Maija joined the KUMD team in 2008.  She is the host of the weekly arts program "Radio Gallery" and is one of the many staff, student and volunteer djs that make KUMD your community connection. She brings a lifetime of public radio listening, degrees in journalism and art and 15 years of public radio experience from KFAI, WHA, WSUM and KUMD.   Maija was raised in northern Minnesota by activist artist hippies with no TV but lots of public radio including the CBC, MPR and KAXE.  Besides music, radio, teaching and art, Maija enjoys an active life in the great outdoors with her family.    

Ways to Connect

 KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in Minnesota whose work paves the way to equity.  Today we honor, Hannah Jensen Kempfer; one of the first women elected to MN Legislature.


For Women's History Month KUMD celebrates Minnesota women using their strength to empower us all. Today we honor the contributions of, Ilhan Omar; first Somali-American elected to office in the US: Minneapolis.


Together, women can change the world and this month we celebrate women in Minnesota who pave the way to equity, making a difference for women everywhere. For Women's History Month, join us in recognition of, Beth Bartlett; feminist, author & Women's Studies Professor at UMD.

 For Women's History Month KUMD celebrates Minnesota women using their strength to empower us all. Today we honor the contributions of, League of Women Voters Duluth, keeping women engaged in politics.

KUMD is pleased to share a new, student produced program "Student Views: Life at UMD from a Different Perspective."  You can catch "Student Views" on KUMD every other Monday at 8 am on Northland Morning and you can subscribe to the podcast so you don't  miss a single episode.

This week on Student Views, host Pavel Arkhipenkov welcomes Mueez Ahmed from the UMD Muslim Student Association.  Check it out!

This Sunday the international film festival "Building Bridges" kicks off at Zinema 2 in Duluth and it's free.  Hosted by the UMD department of Foreign Languages and Literature, the festival opens with classics like "The Cranes are Flying" about World War II but also includes contemporary film "American Dreams in China" from 2013.

Together, women can change the world and this month we celebrate women in Minnesota who pave the way to equity, making a difference for women everywhere. For Women's History Month, join us in recognition of, Evelyne Ruth Hall; Olympic Silver Medalist athlete from Minnesota, 1932.


 KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in Minnesota whose work paves the way to equity.  Today we honor, Sue Metzger Hough; one of first women elected to the MN legislature in 1923.


For Women's History Month KUMD celebrates Minnesota women using their strength to empower us all. Today we honor the contributions of, Mary Murphy; MN Representative for Hometown for over 40 years.

 


Together, women can change the world and this month we celebrate women in Minnesota who pave the way to equity, making a difference for women everywhere. For Women's History Month, join us in recognition of, Susana Pelayo-Woodward; Director of the Office of UMD Diversity & Inclusion.

 KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in Minnesota whose work paves the way to equity.  Today we honor, Abigail Mlinar; founder of Duluth’s Feminist Action Collective.


Linda Gammell

For Women's History Month KUMD celebrates Minnesota women using their strength to empower us all. Today we honor the contributions of, Elizabeth Erickson & Patricia Olson; founders of WARM & Women’s Art Institute.


Radio Gallery: WTF!

Mar 7, 2017
Stacie Renné

What The ...Feminist! is a new exhibit opening this Wednesday in Duluth in honor of International Women's Day, an annual worldwide celebration of women and their contributions.

Together, women can change the world and this month we celebrate women in Minnesota who pave the way to equity, making a difference for women everywhere. For Women's History Month, join us in recognition of, Myrtle Agnes Cain; One of the first four women elected to the MN legislature in 1923.

 


KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in Minnesota whose work has paved the way to equity.  Today we honor, Cornelia Genevive Gjesdal "Coya" Knutson; First MN woman elected to US congress.


 

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