UNC Today: Monday, July 7, 2014

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McNair Scholars to Present July 15

UNC's McNair Scholars will present the results of their recently conducted research projects during the McNair Research Colloquium 9 a.m.-1 pm. Tuesday, July 15, in Ross 1010. Each scholar will give a 10- to 12-minute oral presentation of original research, followed by a few minutes for questions. Faculty, staff and students are invited to stop by as their schedules permit to support the scholars: You don't need to attend the entire colloquium. A PDF of the schedule is available on the McNair Scholars website.

Work of Five UNC Art and Design Students Selected for International Competition

The computer-created artwork of five University of Northern Colorado art and design students has been accepted for a prestigious international competition later this summer in Vancouver, Canada.

UNC students Barcley Boyd, Brandon Malaty, Jordan Nicholson, Olivia Koval, and Travis Brandl were accepted to the Student Poster, Animation Competition and Exhibition that will be held Aug. 8-10 in conjunction with the International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, widely considered the most prestigious forum for the publication of computer graphics research.

This year's student competition theme was "Naturally Digital."

Olivia Koval's computer-generated artwork was one of five pieces produced by UNC art and design students selected for inclusion in the prestigious Student Poster, Animation Competition and Exhibition Aug. 8-10 in Vancouver, Canada.

New EHS Newsletter Available Online

A new edition of Bear in Mind, Environmental Health and Safety's newsletter, is now available for reading or downloading on the EHS website.

Classified Employment Opportunity

  • #1258 - Administrative Assistant II, Economics. Half-time (.50 FTE). Only current Administrative Assistant II employees are eligible to apply as transfer candidates. If interested, please submit a state application to Human Resources in Carter Hall 2002 by July 11.

Psychological Services Clinic Providing Summer Services

If you'd like to make changes in your personal or professional life this summer and need help, the Psychological Services Clinic is providing confidential, low-cost counseling and psychological assessment services this summer.

The cost for counseling was just reduced to only $30 for all 50-minute weekly sessions for the remainder of the summer semester. Sessions are available for individuals (adults and adolescents), couples and families.

The cost for psychological assessments begins at $400 for an assessment battery.

Services are provided by master's and doctoral students who are closely supervised by licensed mental health professionals in Counseling Psychology, School Psychology and Counselor Education and Supervision.

If you, or anyone you know (student or non-student), is interested, please contact the Psychological Services Clinic at 970 351-1645 or stop by McKee 248 for more information.

Open Forums with Candidates for Two Housing and Residential Education Positions

Housing and Residential Education invites the campus community to attend open forums for the three finalists for the position of assistant director of Student Rights and Responsibilities and the three finalists for the position of assistant director of Academic Programs.

The schedule of the forums is as follows:

Assistant Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities

  • Alex Matiash: Wednesday, July 9
  • Adam Prescott: Thursday, July 10
  • Muneka Townes: Friday, July 11

All of the above forums will be held from 1-2 p.m. in Spruce C in the University Center.

Assistant Director of Academic Programs

  • Jessica Woods: Wednesday, July 9
  • Michael Klitzke: Thursday, July 10
  • Amy Dinise-Halter: Friday, July 11

All of the above forums will be held from 11 a.m.-noon in Spruce C in the University Center.

The forums will provide an opportunity to meet the finalists, hear their perspectives and ask them questions. Question/feedback forms will be provided.

Sidewalk and Curb Replacement to Begin July 7

Beginning next week, contractors will be removing and replacing damaged concrete curbs in parking lots as well as damaged and hazardous portions of sidewalks across central campus.

Please be aware of and don't use parking spaces that are blocked by cones for the day, which will allow better access for the contractor and protect vehicles from unnecessary damage.

When traveling on sidewalks around campus, be aware of signage and barricades closing areas under construction for everyone's safety.

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