UNC Today: Monday, March 5, 2018

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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

Group Updates Proposed Medical College at UNC Trustees Meeting

UNC would become home to an independent osteopathic medical college that would begin preparing the next generation of physicians in 2020 if all goes according to plan. Salud LLC's David Figuli and David Mohr laid out the vision for the proposal during the UNC Board of Trustees meeting Friday, March 2. Continue Reading

School of Communication Conference Free with UNC ID

The School of Communication is hosting the annual Society for the Academic Study of Social Imagery (SASSI) conference, March 9-10, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Greeley at Lincoln Park. Conference attendance is free to anyone with a UNC ID. The conference theme is "The Image of REDEMPTION in Literature, Media, and Society." Approximately 40 scholars from around the country, representing a variety of disciplines, will be sharing their work. One highlight is a Saturday morning Skype session with incarcerated women and the redemption they find in community work. Visit the website for more information and to see the program.

Inspiring Women's Awards and Outstanding Mentor Award Nominations Open

Nominations for the annual awards are due by 5 p.m. March 9. Visit http://www.unco.edu/womens-resource-center/events/annual-recognition-reception.aspx for more information. Continue Reading

UNC Sustainable Bears: Tip of the Week

As daylight gets longer, remember to switch off all lights when leaving your room or office every day this month. This would result in over $9,000 of utility savings this week if every member of campus participated. Remember to visit UNC's People.Power.Planet site to learn more ways to save.

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