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International Education Week at UNC celebrates the sharing of students, scholars and knowledge across borders. The Center for International Education provides programs and services for students and faculty who want to learn or teach abroad, and for international students studying at UNC. Here are some of their stories.
Support the Bears when the women's basketball team hosts Adams State in a non-conference match-up tonight (Nov. 20) at 7 p.m. in Butler-Hancock and the volleyball team welcomes conference rivals Southern Utah for a 7 p.m. match tomorrow night. Bring your student ID for free admission! Tickets for visiting friends and family can be purchased at the University Center Info Desk, by calling 970-351-4849 or at the gate on a space-available basis. Go Bears!
Delta Zeta's "Big Man on Campus," a male beauty pageant that judges men based on swim wear, "bro wear," formal wear and talent, will be held from 6-9 tonight (Nov. 20) in Lindou Auditorium in Michener Library. Admission is $5 at the door and all proceeds will go to the Starkey Hearing Foundation.
Want to learn about Kwanzaa? The Marcus Garvey Cultural Center will host their annual pre-Kwanzaa event from 6-8 tonight (Nov. 20). Enjoy a catered dinner by MGCC staff, play Jeopardy and find out what Kwanzaa is all about.
UNC Professor of Biological Sciences Rick Adams was interviewed by Colorado Public Radio about his newly released book Into the Night, a collection of essays on what courageous researchers face in the field. Listen to the interview here. Read more about the book and an excerpt from his essay here.
The School of Communication has partnered with the Weld County chapter of Toys for Tots for the first-ever "Message of Hope" toy drive. New, unwrapped toys can be dropped off at the school's office in Candelaria 1265.
The toys will be displayed in the corner display case on Candelaria's first floor until they're donated to Toys for Tots over the Thanksgiving break.
If you can't make it to Candelaria to drop off your donation, call the school at 351-2045 and someone will pick up your toys from any campus location.
University of Northern Colorado's Board of Trustees on Friday, Nov. 15, discussed UNC's academic strategic plan, fall 2013 enrollment and the governor's proposed budget, in addition to recognizing departing trustee Dee St. Cyr.
The next Board of Trustees meeting is scheduled for Jan. 24.
If you won't be able to stop by the Interdisciplinary Studies Elementary Teaching program's annual on-site Scholastic Book Fair (Dec. 4-6 in McKee 102), you can browse an expanded book selection and order books here through Dec. 3, with free shipping to the ISET office in McKee 227.
The fair is an excellent opportunity to purchase children's literature, including Storia eBooks.
Scholastic Books are an affordable way to add to your personal and professional libraries, and get holiday ideas and gift ideas for children.
Proceeds benefit ISET's Scholarship Fund.
For more information, contact Jaime Donahue, 351-1602. View the fair's poster here.
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