Around Campus: Wednesday, February 13, 2013

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More Than Reading Colorful Maps

For most people, the word "geography" calls up childhood memories of reading colorful maps and reciting state capitals, but in the adult world, geography is a science that holds cities' infrastructures together. UNC and the city of Greeley are working together to get more students involved in this field that affects everything from skyscrapers to tap water.

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Monfort Executive Professor to Give Job Interviewing Tips Feb. 14

The Monfort Executive Professor Speaker Series continues Feb. 14 when Mark Neville from State Farm Insurance, presents "Tips for Interviewing" from 9:30-10:45 a.m. in Milne Auditorium (Kepner 2050). The presentation is free for UNC students, faculty and staff.

With more than 20 years of experience at State Farm, including 10 years in human resources, Neville has gained an insightful perspective about corporate culture. He's currently a claim team manager and earned a bachelor's degree from California State University Long Beach in 1987.

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Meet Macklemore and Ryan Lewis March 3!

'Like' the University Program Council on Facebook or follow them on Twitter and be entered to win one of four spots in a meet-and-greet session with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis before the start of the Spring Concert on March 3. The name of one winner is being randomly selected each Friday, starting Feb. 8.

For more information, contact Shanice Clarke at 970-351-3204.

Donate Old Shoes for a Good Cause while Supporting Bears Teams

What is one to do, with an old pair of shoes? Bring them to a UNC athletic event, of course. Now through Feb. 20, all intercollegiate athletic events at UNC are accepting shoe donations of any kind. Donate a pair and support men's basketball at 7:05 p.m. tomorrow, Feb. 14, or Saturday, Feb. 16, in Butler-Hancock Hall; if you donate, you'll get some free UNC gear.

Donations will be given to Samaritan's Feet and Soles for Souls, two organizations supporting victims of Hurricane Katrina and the earthquakes in Haiti, and local people in need. Who knows ... your old shoes may be someone's very first pair.

For more information, contact Tatum Boehnke, 775-220-5658.

Feedback Sought on Community and Civic Engagement Draft Plan

The Community and Civic Engagement Committee invites all members of the university community to comment and provide written feedback on a draft of the CCE plan that's now available for review and downloading on the CCE website. Deadline for feedback and comments is midnight, Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Please help in the development of a comprehensive and effective plan by encouraging your colleagues to provide their input.

Questions about the plan can be directed to Deborah Romero or Michael Kimball, co-chairs of the Community and Civic Engagement Committee.

Ursa Maintenance Feb. 16

Ursa will be unavailable from 5 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 16, due to scheduled maintenance. Please plan accordingly and if you have questions or concerns, contact Technical Support, 970-351-4357.

Student LEAF Seeks Officers for Next Year

The Student Leadership for Environmental Action Fund, commonly known as Student LEAF, is hiring for all positions (paid and volunteer) for the 2013-14 academic year, with an application deadline of 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22.

The president and public relations positions are paid for 10 hours per week. The vice-president, treasurer and secretary positions are paid.

Send your inquiries to for further instructions and an application packet.

LEAF is a student-managed green fund with an annual budget of over $200,000 to fund environmental projects and education initiatives that promote a more sustainable culture at the University of Northern Colorado.

For more information about LEAF's mission visit its Facebook page or website.

French Film Series to Show 'Notre Dame de Paris'

The second film in the Department of Modern Languages and the French Club's spring film series will be Notre Dame de Paris, showing at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Candelaria 0045. The film, shown in French with English subtitles, is free and open to the public.