Around Campus: Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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High-Tech Prosthetic Device Earns $25,000 Prize

The makers of an innovative device placed inside a prosthetic to provide a more secure fit and monitor internal conditions will use the $25,000 they won in a UNC competition earlier this month to start fulfilling orders.

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Registration for Fall and Summer Semesters Begins Monday

For those of you taking classes in the summer and fall, it is time once again to complete course registration. Find out when you are eligible to register based on the number of credits you have already taken here. Don't forget to meet with your advisor as well; they have the Golden Ticket ... your pin number.

Today's Softball Game Canceled; Baseball and Softball at Home This Weekend

The softball team's game today with UNLV has been canceled due to snow on the Butler-Hancock fields. The ladies' home opener is now at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 29, in a double-header against North Dakota. The teams compete again in a single game on Saturday at 1 p.m. UNC's baseball team hosts South Dakota State for a three-game series starting Friday at 3 p.m. Check out the "Sports" link at the top of the page for more information. Let's go Bears!

Animal Welfare and Sustainable Living Highlight April 1 Presentation

Keiko Krahnke, associate professor of Management at UNC, will discuss animal welfare and sustainable living in her presentation at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 1, in Spruce C (UC). Colorado Animal Rights Enthusiasts and the Students for Environmental Action, sponsors of the presentation, encourage students to attend and listen as Krahnke, who has extensive experience in animal rights, emphasizes the importance of these two issues.

UNC Relay for Life Seeks Cancer Survivors

UNC Relay for Life is looking for cancer survivors to honor during this year's event on Friday, April 5. If you're a survivor and not already registered to take part, sign up on the Relay for Life website. Survivors aren't required to walk but can if they want to. Check-in starts at 5:30 p.m., with the event starting at 6 p.m. and the survivor dinner being served at 6:45 p.m.

For more information or questions, email event coordinator Alexandria Monroe.

Greeley Video Contest Deadline Extended

You have more time to create your Greeley video! The submission deadline has been extended to 5 p.m. on Monday, April 15. Create a video that shows off your favorite places to eat, shop and just hang out in Greeley for a chance to win one of four cash prizes.

Be creative and show potential students why you love this town. Who knows, your video may win first place and $500.

For more information about the contest, the submission process and cash prizes, visit the competition website.