UNC Today: Friday, October 27, 2017

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UNC, CSU Add Exhibition Basketball Game to Benefit Hurricane Relief

The University of Northern Colorado men's basketball team added an extra exhibition game to its 2017-18 schedule in efforts to help with hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. The Bears will make the short trip over to Fort Collins to play the Colorado State Rams at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. The proceeds from the game will go to hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. Continue Reading.

Read Out Loud with University Libraries: Imagination

University Libraries will host a Read Out Loud session in cooperation with the Faculty in Residence Program from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in the Duck Pond in Wiebking Hall. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to read any passage that sparks their imaginations. Reading is voluntary but encouraged. Contact Nicole Webber if you have questions. Reading inspiration is available on this UL Library Guide.

Haunted Harrison Offers Fun for All Ages

Haunted Harrison, the popular haunted house in the basement of Harrison Hall dormitory, will be open for tours on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27 and 28. Tours from 5-6 p.m. for youngsters will be "Little Scare" with no interaction between actors and participants. Tours from 7-9 p.m. will be "Full Scare" with complete interactivity between participants and actors.

Admission to Haunted Harrison, which is open to anyone, is $1 or a donation of non-perishable food. Proceeds go to UNC Bear Pantry, which supports UNC students who are struggling to buy food or other personal items.

Free parking is available on the west end of J lot, accessed via 11th Avenue.

It's Not Too Late to Attend Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day Tomorrow

If you forgot to RSVP for UNC's annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day tomorrow, the Provost's Office invites you to join your colleagues for the tailgate. If you didn't request complimentary tickets to the UNC-Southern Utah football game, a limited number of extra tickets will be available at the tailgate.

Tailgating will be from 10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in the parking lot west of Candelaria Hall. Kick-off is at 12:30 p.m.

Latin Film Series Continues with ‘Juan of the Dead’

The Latin Film Series continues Monday, Oct. 30, with a free screening of Juan of the Dead, Cuba's first zombie movie, from 5:45-8 p.m. in Candelaria 1260. Shot in Havana, the raucous horror comedy is deeply schooled in the zombie genre, with a uniquely Cuban flavor. Admission is free and pizza and light refreshment will be served.

Audiology Program to Host ‘Howl-O-Ween Festival Oct. 27

Join students and faculty from UNC's FETCH LAB, which tests the hearing of dogs, for a fun, Halloween-themed festival from 3-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, on the Gunter Green. The festival, which is free and open to the public, will include several events for dogs and their owners, including a costume contest, an obstacle course, a 25-yard dash, and competitions for best trick, home run commands, Frisbee catch and toy retrieve.

This event is open to everyone (with or without a dog) and is free to attend and participate. The best trick contest will start at 4 p.m. and the costume contest judging will begin at 4:30 p.m.

The Facility for Education and Testing of Canine Hearing and Laboratory for Animal Bioacoustics (FETCH LAB) is part of UNC's Audiology program, which was the second university program in the country to establish such a facility.

More info about the festival is available on its website.

Related: UNC Magazine story about the lab.

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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