Around Campus: Monday, December 3, 2012

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A Million Reasons to Celebrate

Students in an investment class tasked with managing a university portfolio now valued at more than $1 million are marking the program's 20th anniversary this year.

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Study Breakfast and Stress Reliever Sunday

Don't forget about the Study Breakfast and Stress Reliever starting at 7 p.m. Sunday in the UC. Brought to you by the UPC, CPE and UC, if you take advantage of the free activities below, you just might go into finals week stress free.

  • Therapy Dogs 7-9 p.m., Fireside Lounge
  • Arts and Crafts 7-10 p.m., Fireside Lounge
  • Massages 8-10 p.m., lower level
  • Study Breakfast 9-11 p.m., Food Court

For more information on these events, please contact the Center for Peer Education at (970) 351-2573.</p>

New 'Sustainability at UNC' Website Launches

UNC's Sustainability Council has launched the new Sustainability at UNC website, accessible via the "Quicklinks" section of the UNC home page and under "Sustainability" in the A-Z index. The site includes information about the many sustainability projects underway on campus as well as those in the community, with links to more information.

This centralized website will serve as a clearinghouse of all ongoing sustainability and related activities and projects at UNC, to increase participation in sustainability efforts and to educate the broader community as UNC moves forward with a transformational vision for the future.

Registration for Third Annual Snowball Swing Fest Underway

Registrations are being accepted for the Tenth Avenue Swing Dance Club's third annual Snowball Swing Fest Jan. 18-20 in the Gunter gym and University Center ballrooms. Dances, lessons from professional instructors and competitions are open to all ages and ability levels. Live dance music will be provided by the Hot Club of Pearl Street - a swing band from Boulder. For information on the weekend's schedule, ticket prices and how to register, visit the event website.

Discounted Copper Mountain Lift Tickets Available from Outdoor Pursuits

Through a partnership between UNC Outdoor Pursuits and Copper Mountain Resort, UNC students, faculty and staff can purchase Copper Mountain single-day lift tickets for $70 each with no blackout dates and all tickets are good until April 14. The same ticket costs $104 at the resort.

The number of tickets you can purchase is unlimited. If you would like to purchase your Copper Mountain lift tickets in advance of the ski season, contact Daniel Lawrence via email, at 351-2643 or stop by the Outdoor Pursuits Gear Shop in the west entrance of Harrison Hall.

Didn’t Get a Spring Semester Course You Need?

If you weren't able to get into a course you need or want when you registered for spring semester, don't forget to see if it's being offered during UNC's interim session Dec. 17-Jan. 11. Two easy-to-read lists of the courses being offered are now available: LAC courses | Non-LAC courses It's not too late to register and get closer to degree completion.

For additional information, visit the interim session website.

Reminder to Faculty, Staff, Students Who Conduct Research

It's the policy of the University of Northern Colorado that research involving human subjects must be approved by the Institutional Review Board (see University Regulation 3-8-104). This policy applies to UNC faculty, students and staff. The major responsibility for maintaining ethical standards and protecting human rights rests with individual researchers and research advisors.

The Institutional Review Board offers an added measure of assurance and serves as a local resource for the interpretation of ethical guidelines. You can read more about UNC policy governing research with human beings on the Office of Research website.