UNC Today: Tuesday, March 5, 2013

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UNC Trustees to Meet March 8

The University of Northern Colorado Board of Trustees will meet at 8:30 a.m. Friday, March 8, in the Panorama Room at the University Center, intersection of 10th Avenue and 20th Street.

Action items on the agenda are a room naming recommendation for the Phelps Family CAP Teaching Lab and a Faculty Senate approved update to the board policy manual to include "senior lecturer" as a title in faculty ranks.

A 2013-14 budget update, including the capital budget, pricing and compensation, will also be discussed as an information item only.

The remaining board meeting for 2012-13 academic year is scheduled for June 7.

Inaugural UNC Young Alumni Council Conference March 8-9

Thirty-six members of the newly formed UNC Young Alumni Council will return to campus from across the country March 8-9 for the group's inaugural conference. The council, composed of graduates from the past 10 years, will ratify its constitution and discuss ways to strengthen connections between the university and its recent graduates.

To learn more about the Young Alumni Council and its members, visit the Alumni Association website or contact Jeremy Allen.

UNC Young Alumni Council members (left to right) Amanda Miller (BA-'09), Amal Gumbs (BS-'12), Brian Fabrizio (BS-03) and Royce Danford (BS-05, BS-07) at a recent alumni networking event.

Gerontology to Co-Present Rocky Mountain Conference on Aging May 1

UNC's Gerontology program will again partner with the Larimer County Extension Office and the CSU Aging Center of the Rockies to present the Rocky Mountain Conference on Aging - "Navigating Decisions with Older Adults" on Wednesday, May 1, with discounted early-bird registration available until April 5.

The one-day conference is for students, faculty, professionals and practitioners in all fields who are involved in decisions being made today by older adults and their families.

Topics include ethics, communication, and family dynamics, in addition to best practices regarding medical, financial, legal, transportation and living arrangement decisions.

For more information and to register, please see the Rocky Mountain Conference on Aging website.

Classified Position Opportunity

IT Professional I - Classroom Tech Support. Requires BA and one year of professional experience. Apply by March 15 on the Human Resources website or in person (Carter 2002).

Fifth Annual Festival de Chicano/a Artes March 6

UNC's Mexican American Studies Club will host the fifth annual Festival de Chicano/a Artes, from 5:15-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in the University Center ballrooms. Celebrate the works of local artists while enjoying a buffet, music, an art gallery walk and a performance by Greeley artist Armando Silva.

The event is free but tickets, available at the UC information desk, are required. More information is available on the club's website.

Clarification: Free Statistical Consulting

The free statistical consulting service offered through UNC's Mathematics and Science Teaching Institute is provided by the Applied Statistics and Research Methods program. A previous announcement omitted the source of the service.

Best-Selling Author on Investments to Speak at UNC March 6

Robert A. Wiedemer, a financial advisor and New York Times best-selling author of America's Bubble Economy, The Aftershock and The Aftershock Investor, will present "The Aftershock View of the Economy" at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in Kepner Hall's Milne Auditorium on the University of Northern Colorado campus.

The presentation and a pre-event reception at 5:30 p.m. are free and open to the public.

Wiedemer is president of Aftershock Publishing and a managing director at Absolute Investment Management, a money management firm. His books have been translated into Chinese, Japanese and Polish and he is a popular speaker to groups of investors, financial analysts and economists worldwide. He has an MBA in marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Wiedemer is the fourth speaker in the Monfort College of Business' Executive Professor Program Speaker Series this year.

Free parking is available after 5 p.m. in K lot, accessed via 17th Street off 8th Avenue.

The program is designed to provide opportunities for ongoing interaction among business professionals and practitioners, faculty and students.

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