UNC Today: Friday, November 3, 2017

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2018 Winchester Distinguished Scholar Announced

Deanna K. Meinke, Ph.D., professor of Audiology and Speech-Language Sciences in the School of Human Sciences, has been chosen as the 2018 A.M. and Jo Winchester Distinguished Scholar by UNC's Faculty Research and Publications Board. The award, which recognizes demonstrated continued excellence in scholarly activity at UNC for at least five years, comes with a $2,000 monetary award and the permanent designation of ... Continue Reading. Continue Reading

UNC Graduate Named Colorado Teacher of the Year

University of Northern Colorado alumna Christina Gillette Randle has been named the Colorado Teacher of the Year. The first-grade teacher at Soaring Eagles Elementary School in Harrison School District No. 2, joins a long list of fellow UNC alumni to receive the distinction, but she is the first from her home district to be honored. Continue Reading. Continue Reading

Physical Data Audits of Unsecured Areas

The Office of Information Security is conducting an audit of unsecured areas on campus, looking for sensitive data and helping arrange for the disposal or securing of that data. An unsecured area is a space that is not locked or constantly under observation by a qualified faculty or staff member. Continue Reading.

Info Sessions on CDE's Proposed Changes in Academic Standards

The Mathematics and Science Teaching (MAST) Institute will host info sessions on proposed changes in the Colorado Department of Education Academic Standards in the science and math fields. Charlie Warren, licensure officer in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, will preview changes and share how to make public comments on them. The schedule of sessions is:

  • Monday, Nov. 6: 2-3 p.m., Ross 2287
  • Tuesday, Nov. 14: 10-11 a.m., Ross 2287

Refreshments will be served

Research Studies Seek Volunteers

Volunteers are needed for research projects being conducted at the University of Northern Colorado. Participation is open to anyone who meets the stated criteria and wants to help support discoveries in the public interest. Some projects provide monetary or gift card rewards for participation. Projects currently in need of volunteers are:

  • A study of transgender and/or nonbinary college students who have filed a Title IX complaint on campus use of marijuana
  • A study examining characteristics that contribute to body image of UNC students younger than 25

Details are available on the Office of Research website.

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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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