UNC Today: Friday, January 25, 2013

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Call for Proposals: Winter Provost Awards for Travel

The Faculty Research and Publications Board invites full-time faculty to submit proposals for the Provost Awards for Travel. The winter deadline is Friday, Feb. 8. Please note the maximum travel award is $5,000, and for collaborative projects, multiple recipients of a single award will split the funds. Proposal guidelines and forms are available on the FRPB website.

For more information, contact Sherry May, 351-1910.

Safe Zone Training Offered for Faculty, Staff

The GLBTA Resource Office seeks faculty and staff to help grow a visible and supportive campus network of allies to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities by participating in one of the office's upcoming Safe Zone training sessions.

  • Wednesday, Feb. 6; 9 a.m.-noon
  • Tuesday, March 12; 1-4 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 25; 9 a.m.-noon

The training informs participants about issues surrounding the GLBTQ communities and how they can be supportive allies.

To register for a training session and find out the location, email the GLBTA office.

UNC's Spring Faculty Recital Series Begins Jan. 28

Faculty from the University of Northern Colorado's School of Music offer outstanding professional performances in intimate settings during the Artist Faculty Recital Series. The spring series kicks off Monday, Jan. 28, when John Adler, trumpet, and Gray Barrier, percussion, take the stage of the Hensel Phelps Theatre in the Union Colony Civic Center at 8 p.m. The schedule for the rest of the series is:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 29: UNC Faculty Composition
  • Monday, Feb. 11: James Hall, flute
  • Monday, Feb. 18: Nat Wickham, trombone
  • Tuesday, March 12: Diane Bolden-Taylor, voice

All recitals begin at 8 p.m. Monday recitals are in the Hensel Phelps Theatre at the Union Colony Civic Center. Tuesday recitals are in Milne Auditorium (room 2050) in Kepner Hall.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students, and are available through the Performing Arts Box Office at 351-2200.

NHS Newsletter Available Online

A new edition of NHS News, the College of Natural and Health Sciences' newsletter, is now available for viewing on the college's website.

Student Speaker Sought for Undergrad Commencement

The Dean of Students office is looking for a student speaker to represent the class of 2013 at the spring undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 11. If you know any students who'll be graduating with a GPA of 2.8 or higher, were involved in campus life and who would be interested in sharing their thoughts, encourage them to pick up application materials in the Dean of Students Office on the third floor of the University Center or download them from the DOS website.

Deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20. Contact Sherri Moser, 351-2824 for more information.

Leave Transfer Approved for Clarence Roberts

Leave transfer has been approved for Clarence Roberts, who works for Facility Operations. Classified and exempt staff who accrue vacation hours may donate hours to help offset his leave without pay. A donation form is available on the Human Resources website or by calling HR at 351-2718.

State Classified Position Opportunities

The following opportunities are available for classified staff:

  • IT Professional II - Programmer Analyst - Apply by Jan. 28
  • IT Tech II - Cable Infrastructure Tech - Apply by Feb. 1
  • IT Customer Support Coordinator I - Apply by Feb. 4

Apply online at the HR website or in the HR office, Carter 2002.or in the HR office, Carter 2002.

Defenses of Dissertations and Oral Comp Exams

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