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Wow! We've been so busy with classes and Spirit Week competitions that we forgot to buy our Homecoming T-shirt. If you forgot too, they're for sale for $15 in the Student Activities Office on the second level of the UC. Don't forget to drop off your Cans to Candelaria donations tomorrow and be sure to check out the amazing talents that will be showcased at the Bear Sync competition tomorrow night. For a complete schedule of events, visit the Homecoming website. Go Bears!
Banner and Ursa will be unavailable from 5 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 28, due to scheduled maintenance. For more information, contact Technical Support, 970-351-4357.
The Office of Undergraduate Research encourages students from all disciplines to apply by Oct. 4 for the Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium to be held Nov. 7 at the University Center. Six undergraduate students with outstanding research projects will be selected to participate in the symposium and two finalists will be selected to represent UNC at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research in Louisville, Kentucky in March.
For an application and more information, visit the OUR website.
If you'd like to receive announcements directly from the Office of Undergraduate Research about upcoming opportunities, competitions, grants or other updates related undergraduate research at UNC, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to request being added to the OUR listserv.
Protect yourself from the flu! Free flu shots available Thursday, Sept. 26, from 3-5 p.m. in Lawrenson Hall for any student with a current UNC ID Card. Upcoming flu shot clinics offered by the Student Health Center include:
For additional information, visit the SHC website.
A construction project on Central Campus will impact the following areas Thursday, Sept. 26:
Following a comprehensive evaluation of the University of Northern Colorado's visual identity, a committee including campus and community representatives has issued a report with its findings and 10 recommendations, which include embracing the UNC acronym and designing new logos.
The committee issued the recommendations following a review that included surveying students, faculty, staff, alumni, community members and other university stakeholders to determine whether the current logos convey a positive image of the university and form a cohesive visual identity.
University logos were evaluated, along with acronyms, school colors and the official university seal.
Among the committee's key findings was that the university has too many logos — in particular, mascot logos and acronyms — which creates "symbolic vagueness."
The committee recommends to:
Next steps include bringing in an outside firm to create new logo options. University constituents will have opportunities to provide feedback to proposed options. The design and evaluation process will begin this fall and conclude next spring.
To read the full report, click here (PDF)
The University of Northern Colorado's College of Performing and Visual Arts' 2013-14 Performing Arts Series, which features students from the School of Theatre Arts and Dance, begins Sept. 26 with Shakespeare's comedy As You Like It playing Sept. 26-28 and Oct. 1-5 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sept. 29 and Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. in the Norton Theatre in Gray Hall.
The performance is rated PG (recommended for children 12 and older).
The rest of the series includes:
For performance descriptions, locations and ticket information, visit the Performing Arts Series website.
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