UNC Today: Thursday, January 31, 2013

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Popular UNC@UCCC Music Spring Series Kicks Off Feb. 4

The University of Northern Colorado School of Music's top jazz groups, choirs, bands and orchestras perform world-class music in a world-class setting during the UNC@UCCC Music Series at Greeley's Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Ave. The spring series begins Monday, Feb. 4, with a performance by the University Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. The rest of the series' schedule is:

  • Feb. 19: University Bands, 7 p.m.
  • Feb. 26: University Choirs, 7:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 27: Jazz Lab Bands, 7:30 p.m.
  • April 1: University Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m.
  • April 2: Vocal Jazz, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students, and are available at the UNC Performing Arts Box Office at 970-351-2200 or at the UCCC box office, 970-356-5000 or http://ucstars.com.

Former NFLer to Speak Feb. 6 at MCB

Former NFL defensive end and UNC alumnus David Stalls will speak from 10:10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Kepner Hall's Milne Auditorium (room 2050) in the first of this semester's Monfort Executive Professor Speaker Series.

Stalls will present "So You Want to Change the World? Let's Talk" and attend an informal luncheon in the student lounge following his presentation.

Stalls currently is the executive director of Street Fraternity Inc, a Denver-based nonprofit that works to attract and engage violent young men to a place of camaraderie and programs for personal growth.

A two-time Super Bowl champion with the Dallas Cowboys and the Los Angeles Raiders, Stalls also is a former member of the UNC football team. He served as president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado from 2005 to 2012.

'Downtown Greeley Loves UNC' Night at Men's Basketball Game Tonight

Win gift cards to downtown Greeley retail businesses and restaurants while you watch the men's basketball team take on Idaho State at 7 p.m. today, Jan. 31, during UNC Athletics' and the Downtown Development Authority's "Downtown Greeley Loves UNC" night at Butler-Hancock Sports Pavilion. Tickets for the game are $12 each for faculty and staff at the gate or the UNC Ticket Office in the University Center.

FAFSA Help Offered at College Goal Sunday Feb. 10

Students and parents will be offered free professional help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form from 1-3 p.m. in the lower level of the University Center on College Goal Sunday, Feb. 10.

The FAFSA is required for all students who plan to pay for college with the help of grants, scholarships, work study or student loans. All parents and students are welcome to attend and a scholarship drawing will be available.

Parents and students should bring copies of their 2012 federal tax returns, or if the 2012 returns aren't complete, 2011 federal tax returns or 2012 W2s are sufficient.

UNC's priority date for the 2013-14 FAFSA is March 1.

For more information, please visit www.collegegoalcolorado.com or call 351-2502.

‘Let’s Talk About It’ Book Group to Renew Chats

The English Department and Michener Libraries seek to revitalize the "Let's Talk About It" Jewish book discussion group that met during 2006-2007 and invite all members of the campus community to help the non-sectarian group renew its chats beginning with the topic "Jewish Conversation over Three Millennia."

Through texts read together, the group will trace the Jewish conversation and culture not only across time and space but also through the peaks and valleys that have defined the Jewish experience.

The group will meet from 7-9 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month in Michener 113, beginning Tuesday, Feb. 5, with a discussion of the book of Isaiah, which will be examined as a cultural text.

For more information and a reading list, please contact Jeri Kraver.

Classified Position Opportunity

Police Officer Intern. See complete job posting and minimum requirements on the HR website. Apply by Feb. 8 online or in Human Resources in Carter 2002.

Bake Sale to Benefit Opera Theatre Society

The UNC Opera Theatre Society, a student organization, is having a bake sale from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, in Frasier Hall (lower level, northeast wing stairwell). UNCOTS provides performance and professional development opportunities in opera, including guest artist masterclasses and aria nights, for all UNC students who are interested.


An announcement in the Jan. 30 UNC Today contained an incorrect title. Travis Boyce is an assistant professor of Africana Studies and Social Sciences.

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