Around Campus: Monday, February 25, 2013

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Use Caution When Traveling on Campus Today

UNC's snow removal crews report that some sidewalks, streets and parking lots on and around campus are icy today after the weekend snowfall and frigid overnight temperatures. Initial spreading of sand and ice-melt is focusing on areas around residence halls and parking lots. Please use caution when walking or driving.

OUR Workshop #3: Demystifying the IRB Process (Feb. 26)

Students interested in research that involves humans and animals as subjects are encouraged to attend the third session of a five-part OUR workshop series from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26 in room 303 in Michener Hall. Learn about the research process and how the Institutional Review Board (IRB) approves research related to human and animal subjects.

For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Reseacrh at 970-351-2940.

Make Your Appointment for March 6 Blood Buddies Blood Drive

The 2013 Leadership Weld County program and North Colorado Medical Center are hosting their second blood drive Wednesday, March 6, from noon-4 p.m. in the service drive south of Turner Hall (west of Holmes Dining Hall). Grab a buddy (friend or family member) and make an appointment to visit the Blood Mobile while it's on campus.

Prior to donating, donors are asked to eat a healthy meal and drink a minimum of 20 ounces of water. A valid drivers license is also required.

If you are unable to make the drive on March 6, there are still other ways to donate in Greeley. The Blood Donor Center at the Northern Colorado Medical Center (1801 16th Street) is open on Monday and Friday from 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tuesday from 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. and Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

For more information, contact Larissa Romero-Perry at 970-351-3475.

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Black History Month Wraps Up with Final Featured Lunch Film Feb. 27

Pack a lunch, grab a friend and visit the Marcus Garvey Cultural Center from 11-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27 to watch the final Featured Lunch Film honoring Black History Month, "The Untold Story of Emmitt Till."

For more information contact Cateline Corbin at 970-351-2351.

Discounted Student Rate for Tickets to Ha'aheo 'O Hawaii Club Lu'au Offered March 1-15

UNC Students: Buy your ticket to UNC's 22nd Annual "Beyond Paradise" Lu'au (April 13) between March 1-15 and pay a discounted rate of just $12. Tickets can be purchased at the Information Desk in the UC, over the phone at 970-351-4849 or online at www.unco.edu/tickets starting March 1. For a complete list of ticket prices and information about the event, check out the "Beyond Paradise" Lu'ua Facebook page.

Questions? Contact Tricia Takemoto at tricia.takemoto@unco.edu.

History Club to Host Discussion about Women's Changing Roles

The UNC History Club will host an open, interdisciplinary discussion titled "Beyond the Kitchen?" 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Government Publications area of the lower level of Michener Library. The discussion is free and open to all.

Topics and ideas related to the following questions will be explored: How has the media portrayed and influenced women's roles in society? How do the traditions of the past conflict with the expectations of the present? What is the role of women in relation to men? Is sex a means of power?

Refreshments will be provided.

UNC@UCCC Music Series Continues Feb. 26-27 with Choir, Jazz Band Concerts

The University of Northern Colorado School of Music's popular UNC@UCCC Music Series continues Feb. 26 and 27 with performances by the school's choirs and jazz bands at Greeley's Union Colony Civic Center.

University Choirs take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, with a concert by Jazz Lab Bands starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27.

The rest of the series, which features the school's top jazz groups, choirs, bands and orchestras performing world-class music in the world-class setting of the UCCC, is:

  • April 1: University Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m.
  • April 2: Vocal Jazz, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students, and are available at the UNC Performing Arts Box Office at 970-351-2200 or at the UCCC box office (701 10th Ave.), 970-356-5000 or http://ucstars.com.