Around Campus: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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Student Health Fair Today

The annual Student Health Fair from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. today (Nov. 8) on the lower level of the UC will offer students free health screenings, including blood pressure checks, pulse ox readings, blood glucose testing, consultations with vision and dental professionals, and lots of other health information. Free flu shots will also be available. The more tables you visit, the more chances you'll have to win a mountain bike.

IFS Film, Panel Address Influence of Water in the West

The International Film Series closes its fall semester season with a free screening of the documentary film The Great Divide at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in Michener Library's Lindou Auditorium. The film will be followed by a panel discussion on Colorado water conservation. Both are free and open to the public.

The film illustrates the timeless influence of water in both connecting and dividing an arid state and region. From ancient Puebloan cultures and the gold rush origins of Colorado water law to agriculture, dams, diversions and conservation; the film reveals today's critical need to cross "the great divide," replacing conflict with cooperation.

This film is offered in collaboration with the Go West Film Festival.

Documentary Film Addresses Homelessness

Join the University Program Council, the University Libraries and United Way of Weld County as they show American Winter, a documentary about homelessness in the United States, from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 8 and Nov. 16 in Michener 303. Admission is open to all. A donation of a nonperishable food item for Bear Pantry is optional.

This Week in Athletics

The Bears host Big Sky Conference foes Southern Utah tomorrow at 7 p.m. in NCAA volleyball action at Bank of Colorado Arena. UNC students can watch all the action for free; just remember to bring you student ID. Go Bears!

OUR to Host Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium Nov. 15

The Office of Undergraduate Research will host the annual Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium from 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov.15, in South Hall's lounge.

A panel of faculty judges will select up to three projects that will be submitted for consideration for inclusion at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research at the University of Central Oklahoma April 4-7.

Students selected to apply to present at the NCUR will be supported in their paper/performance submission and will have their travel to the conference covered by OUR.

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Assault Survivors Advocacy Program Seeks Advocates, Intern

The Assault Survivors Advocacy Program is currently accepting applications from students who are interested in joining the ASAP team spring semester as either a volunteer advocate or an intern and help address the impacts of gender-based violence on campus. The ASAP team is an opportunity to get involved on campus, develop skills and give back to the community of Bears. Check out the ASAP website for more info and to download an application.

Room Available in Campus Community and Climate Workshops

There's still room in upcoming workshops that are part of the Campus Community and Climate Professional Development series, which includes three tracks: Supervision, Team Building & Coaching, Conflict Resolution Capacity-Building and Equity and Inclusion. For details, including times and locations, workshop descriptions and how to register, consult the Campus Community and Climate website.