UNC Today: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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80 Years of Summer Theater

The University of Northern Colorado's Little Theatre of the Rockies continues its 80th season June 26 with the comedy Sylvia.

Directed by Tom McNally, the LTR's artistic director and head of UNC's Performance Studies Program, Sylvia plays at 7:30 p.m. June 26-28 and July 12, 23-25 and at 2 p.m. June 29 and July 13 in Norton Theatre, Gray Hall.

This funny play tells of a modern day love triangle between a husband, wife and dog. Sylvia, a street-smart mixture of lab and poodle, becomes a major bone of contention between husband and wife with a series of hilarious and touching complications.

Sylvia features guest artists and UNC alumni John Jankow and McKayla Marso.

The Little Theatre of the Rockies 80th season also includes:

  • God of Carnage - July 3-5, 10, 11, 16, and 19 at 7:30 p.m.; July 6 and 20 at 2 p.m. in Norton Theatre
  • Altar Boyz - July 9, 17-18 and 26 at 7:30 p.m. and July 27 at 2 p.m. in Norton Theatre in Gray Hall
  • Swing! - July 31, Aug. 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m.; Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. in Langworthy Theatre, Frasier Hall

For performance synopses, cast and ticket information, visit the LTR website.

End-of-Year EIO Deadlines

EIOs (Electronic Internal Orders) submitted to Banner in June or earlier must be approved by noon on Wednesday, July 2, or they will roll to FY15 transactions regardless of the date they were created.

All EIOs submitted to Banner on or after July 1 will be FY15 transactions regardless of the dates the EIO's were created.

Please contact Michelle Rettmer at 351-1826 if you have any questions.

UNC Jazz Camp Registration Still Open

Registrations are still being taken for the University of Northern Colorado's annual Jazz Camp, scheduled for July 13-18 on the UNC campus in Greeley.

This year's camp, led by UNC faculty, will include guest faculty such as trumpeter Clay Jenkins from the Eastman School of Music, saxophonist Don Aliquo from Middle Tennessee State University, trombonist Paul McKee from Florida State University and vocalist Julia Dollison from Metropolitan State University of Denver.

The camp is open to middle school, high school and college students with previous band or choir experience. Campers can be a part of student big bands, combos and vocal jazz ensembles, and can attend jazz master classes, jazz theory and listening classes; nightly faculty group concerts; and a special performance by the Colorado Jazz Orchestra.

For more information, visit http://www.unco.edu/arts/music/areas/jazz_studies/jazz_camp.html or email amy.murphy@unco.edu.

Volunteers Needed by UNC Researchers

Volunteers are needed for research projects being conducted at the University of Northern Colorado. Participation is open to anyone who meets the stated criteria and wants to help support discoveries in the public interest.

A project evaluating how exercise and cognitive training may minimize the effects of chemotherapy treatment on cancer survivors' quality of life seeks individuals 40-75 who don't currently exercise and have not had cancer to serve as a comparative group. Volunteers will receive free fitness assessments and training.

Other projects currently in need of participants include:

  • Effects of Exercise on Adults 40-75 Never Diagnosed with Cancer
  • Self-Care Strategies for UNC Students 18-24 with Type 1 Diabetes
  • Moral Challenges Faced by First-Year Nurses
  • Persons with Below-Knee Amputations for Functional and Rehabilitative Outcomes Study
  • Stereotype Threat in College Students with Reading Disabilities
  • Social Language Intervention for Adults with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • 10- to 17-Year-Olds for Study on Math Ability and Social Judgment
  • Healthy Adults 18-65 for Biomechanics Research

Details are available at http://www.unco.edu/research/seeking.

Farewell Reception for Michelle Behr

All members of the university community are invited to stop by a farewell reception for Michelle Behr from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, in Candelaria 0215. Refreshments will be available.

Rec Center Introduces Summer UNC Living Well Program

Beginning June 25, the Campus Recreation Center will offer a six-week Living Well Program that will provide opportunities for UNC staff and faculty to develop healthier lifestyles by supporting the adoption of habits and attitudes that contribute to their positive well-being. The cost to participate is $15. More information is available here. If you have any questions, contact Katie Kage, 351-1893.

Bike to Work Day June 25

UNC's Judy Farr Center will be one of 13 breakfast stations in Weld County for Colorado's Bike to Work Day Wednesday, June 25. Bike to work and have breakfast at one or more of the stations between 6 and 8:30 a.m.

The UNC station this year will serve breakfast pizzas from Elements Wood Fired Pizza, thanks to our sponsor Flood and Peterson.

A complete list and a map of breakfast stations are available here.

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