Around Campus: Friday, October 5, 2012

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Cheer the Bears to a Homecoming Victory

Homecoming is kicking it in to high gear. Cheer the Bears to a Homecoming victory tonight at the pep rally, bonfire and fireworks, and tomorrow at the parade and football game, where we need to be louder than ever. Make sure to wear blue and gold. Check out the "Sports link" in the "Upcoming Events" section at the top of the page for more information. Don't forget your student ID to get in free. Let's go UNC!

LEAP Student Leadership Summit Deadline Extended to Oct. 10

The registration deadline for the LEAP Student Leadership Summit has been extended until Wednesday, Oct. 10. Join the summit, themed "Empathy Powered," Nov. 2-3 with an overnight stay at the Embassy Suites in Loveland. To register visit the LEAP Summit website or the LEAP Facebook page, fill out the application and submit with your $30 fee by Wednesday, Oct. 10 at Noon.

Campus departments, student clubs, and student services areas are encouraged to consider sponsoring their student leaders' attendance for just $30 per student. Call Margaret Kelley at 351-2940 to find out about the sponsorship process.

This year's event will again focus on developing emerging leaders' concepts of civic commitment through presentations by guest speakers, seminars and interactive activities.

When and Where
- Summit registration begins at UNC at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2.
- You will be bused to the Embassy Suites in Loveland for the Summit.
- You will return to UNC by 4 p.m. the next day, Saturday, Nov. 3.

Why
- To develop an ability to recognize and discuss key elements of your intended track related to Empathy Empowered.
- To discover the impact an individual can have through empathy empowered.
- To connect your passion to an understanding of how you can make a difference and create change.
- To create a plan with individualized action steps.
- To integrate your personal life plan with the needs of the community and foster an understanding of what it means to be an engaged and committed citizen.

For more information, please contact the Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership at 970-351-2940 or stop by the office located in the lower level of Michener Library, Room L-98.

New Location for Undergraduate Research Workshop on Monday, Oct. 8

The Student Undergraduate Research Workshop "Citation Management and Academic Integrity" 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, will be held in Michener 303, not the classroom in Wiebking Hall, so participants have access to computer stations.

Note: Michener 303 is a computer lab located on third floor of Michener Library.

The Student Undergraduate Research Workshop schedule is now as follows:

Oct. 8 - Michener 303
Citation Management & Academic Integrity - Lyda Ellis, instruction librarian

Oct. 15 - Aspen Suites (University Center)
Writing a Winning Abstract - Steve Mackessy, professor of biological sciences

Oct. 23 - Spruce A/B
Introduction to the Literature Review & Purpose of the Methodology Section - Crystal Brothe, lecturer english

Oct. 30 - Spruce A/B
Writing for an Academic Audience & Writing to Re-Write - Crystal Brothe

All workshops are still scheduled to take place from 6-7:30p.m., unless otherwise noted.

For more information contact Loree Crow at 970-351-2948.

Reminder: Approaching Deadlines for Proposals, Nominations, Applications

Complete information about the following calls for proposals, nominations, applications and other submissions is available by clicking on the call's description. Deadlines are in parentheses.

Design a Poster for UNC's Lunar New Year Celebration

Calling all student artists: UNC's Lunar New Year Committee is accepting design submissions for the 2013 Lunar New Year Celebration poster. The winning design, which should somehow incorporate the "Year of the Snake" theme, will be featured on all Lunar New Year banquet and carnival posters and programs.

Please send the final product as a jpg, formatted to fit to an 11x17 poster, to Kaitlyn Grigsby no later than Oct. 31. The winning submission may be altered by the Lunar New Year Committee to fit the final poster design.

Annual MCB Ethics Day Oct. 10 to Feature Variety of Speakers

Speakers at the Monfort College of Business' sixth annual Ethics Day Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Kepner Hall's Milne Auditorium will include representatives from New Belgium Brewing, Otterbox, Mad Greens and other companies and businesses in the region. For additional information, including the day's schedule of events, visit the MCB website.

Embrace the Cool with Outdoor Pursuits

Cooler temperatures are slowly drifting into Northern Colorado, for a few days at least. Whether the cool weather stays or goes, Outdoor Pursuits has several trips planned throughout the month of October to satisfy the most adventurous guy or gal come rain, snow or sunshine.

For a complete list of trips this semester, click here. Sign-up by visiting the Campus Recreation Gear Shop in the West entrance of Harrison Hall, adjacent to the Rec Center. The next two trips scheduled with Outdoor Pursuits are as follows:

Rock Climb Shelf Road - Oct. 13
Location: Colorado Springs
Fee: $20

Shelf Road is a great hike for beginners. Advanced climbing routes are also available at this picturesque location.

Day Hike - Oct. 20
Location: Rocky Mountain National Park
Fee: $10

Walk across moderate trails for hikers of all abilities as you take in the beauty of the Rocky Mountains.

Paintball - Oct. 27
Location: Paintball Adventure
Fee: $40

Experience paintball for the first time or the tenth time at one of Colorado's largest outdoor paintball fields.

Of Note:

Trips are open on a first come, first serve basis. Pre-registration and pre-payent is required.

Please send questions regarding adventures with Outdoor Pursuits to outdoor.pursuits@unco.edu.