UNC Today: Tuesday, October 16, 2012

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Social Justice Retreat Seeks Participants, Facilitators

Participant and facilitator applications are now being accepted for Catalyst, UNC's annual social justice retreat, Jan. 18-20 in Estes Park. The retreat, which is free and open to all members of the UNC community, brings together students, faculty, and staff to engage in meaningful dialogue around diversity and social action, and gives students the skills to act on the issues and causes that they're most passionate about.

The deadline to apply to facilitate is Wednesday, Oct. 31; the deadline to apply to participate is Friday, Nov. 9.
For application forms and additional information, visit the Catalyst website.

Contact Ria Vigil via email or at 351-1365 with any questions.

30-Minute Parking Permit Option Now Available

Parking Services has added a 30-minute option costing 50 cents to all 10 Pay to Park machines around campus. Only coins or a credit card can be used for the new option because the machines don't give change for bills.

Contact Parking Services at 970-351-1971 if you have questions.

Clothing Drive to Benefit Victims of Sexual Assault

UNC's Prevention Education and Advocacy Services office is conducting a clothing drive to benefit the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program at North Colorado Medical Center. The SANE program needs new or gently used T-shirts, sweatshirts, sweatpants, shorts, toys and shoes, and new underwear for victims of sexual assault.

Drop off items at boxes in the University Center near the bookstore and in the Women's Resource Center, or bring them to bingo at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, in the UC ballrooms and be entered into a drawing for a prize.

FRPB Accepting Proposals for Competition

The Faculty Research and Publications Board invites full-time faculty to submit proposals for the Research, Dissemination and Faculty Development Competition. The fall deadline is Friday, Oct. 26. Proposal guidelines and forms are available on the Office of Sponsored Programs website.

For more information, email Lory Clukey, Nancy Matchett or Sherry May.

Today is Deadline for Student Magazine Ads

Today, Oct. 25, is the deadline for reserving ad space in The Claw Magazine, a 36-page, glossy-covered publication with feature and entertainment articles that will debut in November. The magazine is created and led by students in the Journalism and Mass Communications program.

University offices or departments that would like more information about placing an ad or about the magazine, should contact JMC senior and The Claw advertising director David Cornelius at 303-668-5131 or at corn8244@bears.unco.edu.

JMC co-advisers are Lynn Klyde Silverstein and Lee Anne Peck.

Next Flu/Meningitis Shot Clinic Is Oct. 17

The Student Health Center has scheduled on-site flu shot and meningitis vaccination clinics in several campus locations during October and early-November. The next one is 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in Weibking Hall. The flu shot costs $25 and can be paid for with cash or check. The meningitis vaccination is free and those receiving it should plan on spending an additional 15 minutes at the clinic site. The locations, dates and times of the remaining clinics are:

  • University Center (Council Room): Wednesday, Nov. 7, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

For more information, call the SHC at 351-2412 or stop by Cassidy Hall.

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