UNC Today: Friday, January 19, 2018

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Longs Peak Science and Engineering Fair Seeks Volunteers

UNC students, faculty and staff are needed to volunteer as judges or display inspectors during the 2018 Longs Peak Science and Engineering Fair Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the Island Grove Event Center in Greeley. Over 450 middle and high school students will attend. No experience is necessary; all training is provided the day of the event. Shuttle service is provided from the UC to Island Grove throughout the day and lunch is provided for all volunteers. More details and a link to the online sign-up form are available on this PDF.

UNC Faculty Author Writes Book on Embracing Culture Shock to Bridge Divides

Contemplative anthropologist and mindfulness teacher Michael J. Kimball has a new book for people who want to bridge cultural divides. It's called Ethnowise: Embracing Culture Shock to Build Resilience, Responsiveness & Connection. Continue Reading

Submissions Due Friday for the UNC Crucible

UNC's art and literary magazine "The Crucible" is accepting unique and original voices to showcase in its Spring 2018 edition. The Crucible accepts all literary and artistic work, including (but not limited to): short stories, poems, plays, fiction, nonfiction, novellas, photography, paintings and sculptures. Submissions close at 11:59 p.m. March 23. Continue Reading

Inspiring Women's Awards and Outstanding Mentor Award Nominations Open

Nominations for the annual awards are due by 5 p.m. March 9. Visit http://www.unco.edu/womens-resource-center/events/annual-recognition-reception.aspx for more information. Continue Reading

15-Passenger Van Training Session Schedule Announced

Transportation Services reminds the campus community that there are five sedans, two minivans, and eight 15-passenger vans available for university business use. Drivers of the 15-passenger vans need to attend a free one-time training session at least one month prior to driving. There are two training sessions planned for the spring semester; one on Feb. 5 and another on March 6, each starting at 4:20 p.m. in the Training Room at Parsons Hall, 501 20th St. Please visit the links below for more information and to register.

Defenses of Dissertations and Doctoral Capstone Projects, Oral Comp Exams

The following defenses of dissertations, defenses of doctoral capstone projects and oral comprehensive examinations are scheduled: Continue Reading

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