UNC Today: Thursday, March 6, 2014

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Sunset Jazz Series Performance March 13 Free for UNC Community

The Colorado Jazz Orchestra, which includes several UNC jazz faculty, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 13, in the University Center's Panorama room as part of the Sunset Jazz Artist Series.

Admission is free for UNC faculty, staff and students with UNC ID; $10 for the general public, $7 for non-UNC students or faculty/staff with ID; and $7 for seniors.

The 17-piece jazz band is made up of professional musicians from the northern Colorado region and includes UNC Jazz faculty John Adler, Andy Dahlke, Nat Wickham, Dana Landry, Erik Applegate, Steve Kovalcheck and Jim White.

Tickets are available at the door only; reservations are not necessary. More information is available at www.uncjazz.com or 970-351-2394.

Safe Zone Training For Faculty,Staff, Grad Students March 11

The GLBTA Resource Office invites faculty, staff and graduate students to help maintain and grow an inclusive campus of allies to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities by participating in the office's Safe Zone training session from 1-4 p.m.Tuesday, March 11. To register, email Meaggan Walters. For more information about Safe Zone Training, visit the GLBTA Resource Office website.

Classified Employment Opportunities

  • Dining Services II - Assistant Cooks. Several positions available. Requires one year of cooking experience. Apply by March 21.
  • #1538 Carpenter - Structural Trades II. Requires four years of experience. Apply by March 7.

See job descriptions and how to apply on Human Resources' website or in the HR office in Carter 2002.

UNC Trustees to Meet Friday

UNC's Board of Trustees will meet at 8:30 a.m. March 7 in the Panorama Room at the University Center, 2101 10th Ave.

Action items on the agenda are a resolution on bond refunding, and a Board Policy Manual amendment to provide specific campus procedures for Colorado Open Records Act requests.

The initial 2014-15 budget, including the capital budget, pricing and compensation, will also be discussed as an information item only.

The remaining board meeting for 2013-14 academic year is scheduled for June 13.

I@UNC Finalists to Be Notified by Friday

A campus announcement about Innovation@UNC finalists is coming soon. Seventy-four projects related to new programs, under-served learners, creative pedagogies, and enhancements to student success were submitted by teams of faculty and staff.

The Review Team has completed its analysis of the concept papers and the feedback provided by Comment Teams and members of the campus through the I@UNC SharePoint website.

By Friday, the person listed as the author of each concept paper will receive an e-mailed response from the team, which either (1) invites the author and collaborators to submit a full proposal, (2) makes suggestions about how the concept might be further developed and resubmitted next year, or (3) identifies another avenue for pursuing the concept

When all submitters have been notified, a list of finalists invited to develop full proposals will be posted on the I@UNC website at http://www.unco.edu/innovation.

In Case You Missed It

Dining Services Featured Item: March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month. Proper nutrition is essential to the learning process, and good eating habits are essential to proper nutrition. Find out more about National Nutrition Month on the Dining Services website.

Dining Services offers a variety of dining options in Holmes Dining Hall, Tobey-Kendel Dining Room, the University Center Food Court and Bears Bistro, where you can enjoy meals for $5.85 (includes tax) each using the Faculty/Staff Payroll Deduction Plan (meals and purchases at campus retail dining outlets are deducted monthly from your paycheck).

Download the application form.

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