Around Campus: Friday, November 10, 2017

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Documentary Tells Story of Native American Warriors

Native American Student Services and Veteran Services will host a screening of Defending the Fire, the story of Native American warriors from first contact to the present, from 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Ross 1010. Admission is free and open to the public. Despite what they consider poor treatment by the U.S. government, American Indians enlist in the Armed Forces in numbers that far exceed their percentage population. The courageous Indian men and women who continue to stand by their country tell their story and answer the question: Why fight? View the event poster.

Read Out Loud with University Libraries: Memoir/Life-Writing

University Libraries will host a Read Out Loud session from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the Mari Michener Gallery in Michener Library. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to read from their own memoir or one by an inspirational individual. Reading is voluntary but encouraged. Reading inspiration is available in this UL Library Guide.

UNC to Celebrate International Education Week Nov. 13-17

UNC will join hundreds of colleges and universities across the U.S. in celebrating International Education Week Nov. 13-17 with informative sessions and social events for students who want to learn about studying abroad and anyone interested in world cultures. A schedule of this year's celebration, which begins with the keynote address by UNC Professor of Geography Karen Barton on Monday, consult the Center for International Education's website (PDF).

Room Available in Campus Community and Climate Workshops Next Week

There's still room in the following workshops next week that are part of the Campus Community and Climate Professional Development series: Diversity Basics (Nov. 13), Foundations of Team II: Strategies for Team Growth (Nov. 14), Coaching: Learning Effective Skills (Nov. 15), VetZone (Nov. 15), Re-defining Conflict through Self-Awareness & Engagement (Nov. 16) and DREAMer Zone (Nov. 16). For times and locations, workshop descriptions and how to register, consult the Campus Community and Climate website.

Info Session Nov. 14 on CDE's Proposed Changes in Academic Standards

The Mathematics and Science Teaching (MAST) Institute will host another info session on proposed changes in the Colorado Department of Education Academic Standards in the science and math fields from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in Ross 2287. Charlie Warren, licensure officer in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, will preview changes and share how to make public comments on them. Refreshments will be served

First-Time Home Buyer Class Offered Again Nov. 15

Off-Campus Life will offer the First-Time Home Buyer class again from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the University Center's Spruce C room.

The class will help you understand the process of purchasing a home and provide you with the building blocks to achieve your goals on the path to homeownership. Classes are open to everyone interested in knowing more about homeownership in the greater Greeley area, but especially if you're currently renting and graduating soon.

The class is $10 for UNC students, staff and faculty, and $5 for each UNC affiliate guest attendee. Space is limited to the first 20 registrants.

Topics will include:

  • From start to finish, the process to buy your home
  • How to find the right realtor and what they do
  • Why real estate is an excellent personal investment
  • How to talk with a lender and understanding financing, down payments and credit
  • Understanding appraisals and inspections

No high-pressure sales tactics and no personal information is being provided to any real estate groups or professionals.

To find out more about the First-Time Home Buyer's class or register for it, visit the Off-Campus Life website.

University 101 Students to Present Research Nov. 13-14

First-semester students in the University 101 program will present more than 500 research projects during the third annual University 101 Research Nights from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 13 and 14 in the University Center Panorama Room.

Designed to promote students' success and their transformative education, the sessions provide a unique opportunity for students to combine academics, community and research.

The sessions are open to the entire UNC community and their family members.

View the event poster (PDF).