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Annual Rosenberry Writers’ Conference March 5-7

The 2018 Rosenberry Writers' Conference at the University of Northern Colorado March 5-7 will feature readings by three award-winning authors from three genres: fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction. Continue Reading

Call for Nominations: Sears Helgoth Distinguished Teaching Award

Applications and nominations are being accepted through March 23 for the Sears Helgoth Distinguished Teaching Award. The award recognizes UNC's commitment to high-quality and innovative teaching and the historical importance of the teaching mission at UNC by rewarding a faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to teaching and learning that result in the enhancement of the intellectual development and lives of students.

The award, supported by the generosity of Kathleen Sears and Jim Helgoth and administered by the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, is given annually to a faculty member who has demonstrated continued excellence in instruction for at least five years at UNC. The recipient will receive a plaque and a monetary award, currently $6,000.

Eligibility criteria, required application/nomination materials and submission instructions are available in this PDF.

Nominations for Class of 2018 Due Feb. 28

The Athletics Hall of Fame will accept nominations through Feb. 28. For more information, and a link to the submission form, click here. Continue Reading

Deadline approaches: Submit for Research Day by March 1

Applications to present at UNC's annual Research Day on Thursday, April 5, will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. Thursday, March 1. All undergraduate and graduate students engaged in research, creative or scholarly works are welcome to present. Categories are provided for undergraduate and graduate students for posters, oral, class and panel presentations. The Research Excellence Awards Competition is held in conjunction with Research Day. Faculty are encouraged to send their classes for credit or extra-credit; attendance forms are provided by Research Day staff. The application to participate in Research Day is available through the online form located on the My Account section in Ursa. For more information, see the Research Day website: http://www.unco.edu/honors-scholars-leadership/aew/research-day.aspx

Last 15-Passenger Van Training of Semester March 6

Transportation Services reminds the campus community that there are five sedans, two minivans, and eight 15-passenger vans available for university business use. Drivers of the 15-passenger vans need to attend a free one-time training session at least one month prior to driving. The last planned lecture session for the Spring Semester will be held starting at 4:20 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, in the Training Room at Parsons Hall. Find out the details and register here.

Friends of UNC Libraries Book Sale

The Friends of UNC Libraries Book Sale, will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 7in Michener Library. Wide variety of books and music. This is the last book sale this semester; cash and checks only. Proceeds benefit UNC Libraries projects and events.

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