Around Campus: Friday, March 1, 2013

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In the Navy

When the 60 members of the U.S. Navy Concert Band arrived in Greeley for their March 1 performance at the Union Colony Civic Center, only one of them - its newest member - was looking forward to renewing connections she made while attending and teaching at the University of Northern Colorado.

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Take Advantage of Free Study Skills Workshops

Learn how to better manage your stress, your time and test anxiety during a series of free hour-long workshops being offered by the Counseling Center starting next week. They're open to all students. The schedule is:

Stress Management
Monday, March 4; 3:30-4:30 p.m.
University Center, Spruce C

Time Management
Thursday, March 7; 3:30-4:30 p.m.
University Center, Spruce C

Test Anxiety
Monday, March 11; 9-10 a.m.
University Center, Spruce C

Please reserve your spot by calling 351-2496.

Fifth Annual Festival de Chicano/a Artes March 6

UNC's Mexican American Studies Club will host the fifth annual Festival de Chicano/a Artes, from 5:15-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in the University Center ballrooms. Celebrate the works of local artists while enjoying a buffet, music, an art gallery walk and a performance by Greeley artist Armando Silva.

The event is free but tickets, available at the UC information desk, are required. More information is available on the club's website.

UPC: Now Hiring for Upcoming School Year

Students interested in taking over a leadership position on campus are encouraged to attend University Program Council's Hiring Informational Meeting from 6-7 p.m. on Wed., March 6 in the Student Activities Office Lobby (located on main floor of UC). Attend one of two mandatory meetings to learn more about UPC, get to know current coordinators and find out what positions are available for the 2013/2014 school year. Applications are due Friday, March 15 at 5 p.m.

The second Hiring Informational Meeting is at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 14 in the same location, for those unable to attend the meeting on Wednesday.

Questions? Contact Shanice Clarke at 970-351-3204.

First Wednesday Book Sale

At UNC, a new month means books... and lots of them. Swing by Michener Library from 9-5 p.m. Wednesday, March 6 for The Friends of UNC Libraries First Wednesday Book Sale. There will be a special focus table on history and paperpack books, hardcover books and more for less than $2 each. Proceeds from the sale benefit projects and events of the University Libraries. For more information, contact 351-1546.

Listener's, Readers Needed for March 5 Read-In

Listen to the stories of women who have made a difference, or tell the story of an influential woman yourself from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, on the west side of Michener Library during the March Read-In. Enjoy free refreshments and in the words of Abigail Adams, "remember the ladies" to help kick off Women's History Month. Students interested in becoming a reader, please contact Jeri Kraver at

Best-Selling Author on Investments to Speak at UNC March 6

Robert A. Wiedemer, a financial advisor and New York Times best-selling author of America's Bubble Economy, The Aftershock and The Aftershock Investor, will present "The Aftershock View of the Economy" at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in Kepner Hall's Milne Auditorium on the University of Northern Colorado campus.

The presentation and a pre-event reception at 5:30 p.m. are free and open to the public.

Wiedemer is president of Aftershock Publishing and a managing director at Absolute Investment Management, a money management firm. His books have been translated into Chinese, Japanese and Polish and he is a popular speaker to groups of investors, financial analysts and economists worldwide. He has an MBA in marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Wiedemer is the fourth speaker in the Monfort College of Business' Executive Professor Program Speaker Series this year.

Free parking is available after 5 p.m. in K lot, accessed via 17th Street off 8th Avenue.

The program is designed to provide opportunities for ongoing interaction among business professionals and practitioners, faculty and students.

Correction: Rosenberry Writers' Conference

Connie Willis' reading during the Rosenberry Writers' Conference will be Wednesday, March 6. The story about the conference in the Feb. 27 newsletter contained the incorrect day of the week.