Around Campus: Friday, February 15, 2013

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Off-Campus Housing Information Sessions

Off-Campus Life is having their first informational session about off-campus housing for fall semester from 8:30-9:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, in Spruce C (University Center). Topics will include the how-to basics of renting, important things to consider during your search and your rights and responsibilities as a renter.

The schedule for additional sessions, which all are in the University Center is:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 19, 4-5 p.m., Spruce C
  • Wednesday, Feb. 20, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Aspen B
  • Thursday, Feb. 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Spruce C
  • Monday, Feb. 25, 5-6 p.m., Spruce C

Email Jimmy Kohles for more information.

App Design Contest Will Promote New Major at UNC

UNC's Monfort College of Business and School of Mathematical Sciences have launched the Great App Design Contest to help promote the Software Engineering major the two entities are collaborating to offer beginning in the fall. Prizes in the contest will include scholarships to be used toward the pursuit of a degree in the new major. Continue Reading.

Get Noticed at the Spring Job and Internship Fair

In need of an internship this summer or better yet, a long-term job? Get your foot in the door at the Spring Job and Internship Fair from 1-4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, in the University Center ballrooms. More than 75 organizations and companies will be coming to YOU; be sure to bring multiple resumes, dress for the occasion and obviously, make a great first impression.

Undergraduate students and graduate students are encouraged to attend the fair. Industries represented at the event inlcude financial services, criminal justice, communications and media, general business/business services, government, non-profit, retail and others.

For more information, contact Andrea Mersmann at 970-351-1869.

Photo of the Week: Hot Ticket

A university concert featuring the artists of the chart-topping song "Thrift Shop" sold out it's original allocation of more than 4,000 tickets in 84 hours last week, but organizers received permission to sell a limited number of additional tickets so there's still a chance to attend if you missed out getting tickets last week.

You can still purchase tickets for the March 3 performance by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis in person at the information desk or ticket office at the University Center.

UNC students can buy one ticket for themselves for $8 and additional tickets for friends for $25 each.

Expected to draw the largest audience for a UNC concert, the performance also is part of an MTV tour.

Photo Contest with $1,000 in Scholarships Open to UNC Students

UNC students are invited to submit their photos depicting service in action for a statewide contest. Photos are being accepted by the Colorado Campus Compact, of which UNC is a member, through April 5. Winners will be awarded scholarships, with first place receiving $500, second place $300 and third place $200. For more details, visit the CCC website.

Correction: Macklemore Meet-And-Greet

There will be one meet-and-greet session for four people prior to the March 3 Spring Concert by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. The announcement about the meet-and-greet in the Feb. 13 Around Campus contained incorrect information. Read the corrected announcement and how you can be one of those four people here.

Tickets Available for STAD's 'Picasso at the Lapin Agile'

The School of Theatre Arts and Dance's production of Steve Martin's absurdist,comedy, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, ends its run this week with performances Feb. 15, 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. in Norton Theatre in Gray Hall. The play, which places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, carries a rating of PG13.

The rest of the series featuring the schools' top theater majors includes:

  • Legally Blonde (musical) -March 6-9 at 7:30 p.m.; March 10 at 2 p.m., Langworthy Theatre, Frasier Hall
  • Intimacies (student dance perfomance) - April 10-13 at 7:30 p.m.; April 14 at 2 p.m., Norton Theatre, Gray Hall
  • A Year with Frog and Toad (musical) - April 13 at 1 and 3 p.m., Hensel Phelps Theatre, Union Colony Civic Center
  • Medea (Greek tragedy) - May 2-4 at 7:30 p.m., May 5 at 2 p.m., Langworthy Theatre

For performance descriptions and ticket information, visit the series' website.