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The Student Leadership for Environmental Action Fund (Student LEAF) committee will host workshops next week to give students, faculty and staff the opportunity to meet with committee members and create proposals for sustainability projects.
All that needs to be brought along for the workshop is a project idea. Proposals usually take only a half-hour to complete.
Members of the UNC community are also invited to learn more about sustainability on campus and to engage in dialogue about how the university can continue to move forward toward a sustainable future.
The location and day for each workshop:
Each workshop lasts from 7-9 p.m.
Those interested in attended can send an RSVP email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Northern Colorado Board of Trustees will meet at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in the Panorama Room at the University Center, intersection of 10th Avenue and 20th Street.
Discussion will include information items on the agenda: reports on academic strategic direction, Fall 2013 enrollment, revenue projections, and a resolution honoring trustee Dee St. Cyr, whose term expires Dec. 31.
The remaining 2013-14 academic year dates of regular board meetings are Jan. 24, March 7 and June 13.
Volunteers are needed for research projects being conducted at the University of Northern Colorado. Participation is open to anyone who meets the stated criteria and wants to help support discoveries in the public interest. Projects currently in need of subjects include a study of moral challenges faced by first-year nurses. Others include:
Details are available at http://www.unco.edu/research/seeking.
International Education Week, which runs from Nov. 18-22, celebrates the interconnectivity of the world, its influences on UNC and UNC's influences on the world. Special events include students, faculty and staff sharing their stories about international experiences; salsa dancing; ramen-swagging; and more.
International Education Week is hosted by UNC's Center for International Education. For more information, visit the center's website.
Help the English Education Program deliver warm clothes to homeless youth during its "Socktober" Warm Clothing Drive. Drop off warm socks and other new or gently used clothing items until Thanksgiving at the collection bin in the English Department office in Ross Hall. Your donations will be much appreciated by those in need.
The University of Northern Colorado's International Film Series wraps up its fall schedule Nov. 13-14 with director Wes Anderson's comedy-romance, Moonrise Kingdom, the American Film Institute's 2013 Movie of the Year.
Starring Bill Murray, Edward Norton and Bruce Wllis, with outstanding performances by Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward as two quirky teens on a journey of discovery, Moonrise Kingdom will be screened at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, and at 7 and 9:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in Michener Library's Lindou Auditorium.
Admission is free for UNC students and $3 for all others. Tickets are available only at the screening. Parking is free in UNC lots after 5 p.m.
For more information about the IFS, including movie synopses, visit the series' website.
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