UNC Today: Thursday, November 9, 2017

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Fall Performing Arts Series Continues with 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

UNC's Performing Arts Series continues its fall season when A Midsummer Night's Dream, featuring students from the School of Theatre Arts and Dance, opens Thursday, Nov. 16, in Langworthy Theatre in Frasier Hall. The modern take on the classic Shakespeare comedy, adapted and directed by STAD Director David Grapes, runs Nov. 16-18 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. A detailed synopsis and ticket information are available here.

Documentary Tells Story of Native American Warriors

Native American Student Services and Veteran Services will host a screening of Defending the Fire, the story of Native American warriors from first contact to the present, from 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Ross 1010. Admission is free and open to the public. Despite what they consider poor treatment by the U.S. government, American Indians enlist in the Armed Forces in numbers that far exceed their percentage population. The courageous Indian men and women who continue to stand by their country tell their story and answer the question: Why fight? View the event poster.

Chili Cook-Off Winners Announced

The winners of the 13th annual UNC Chili Cook-Off, hosted Tuesday by PASC,were: Best Red: Robbyn Wacker, Development and Alumni Relations; Best White: Elizabeth Mahoney; Career Services; Best Green: Shelly Munholland, School of Theatre Arts and Dance; and Most Unique: Chelsea Coalwell, Conference Operations. The event raised $322 for the UNC Helping Hands program.

Read Out Loud with University Libraries: Memoir/Life-Writing

University Libraries will host a Read Out Loud session from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the Mari Michener Gallery in Michener Library. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to read from their own memoir or one by an inspirational individual. Reading is voluntary but encouraged. Reading inspiration is available in this UL Library Guide.

First-Time Home Buyer Class Offered Again Nov. 15

Off-Campus Life will offer the First-Time Home Buyer class again from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the University Center's Spruce C room.

The class will help you understand the process of purchasing a home and provide you with the building blocks to achieve your goals on the path to homeownership. Classes are open to everyone interested in knowing more about homeownership in the greater Greeley area, but especially if you're currently renting and graduating soon.

The class is $10 for UNC students, staff and faculty, and $5 for each UNC affiliate guest attendee. Space is limited to the first 20 registrants.

Topics will include:

  • From start to finish, the process to buy your home
  • How to find the right realtor and what they do
  • Why real estate is an excellent personal investment
  • How to talk with a lender and understanding financing, down payments and credit
  • Understanding appraisals and inspections

No high-pressure sales tactics and no personal information is being provided to any real estate groups or professionals.

To find out more about the First-Time Home Buyer's class or register for it, visit the Off-Campus Life website.

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

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.

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