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The McNair Scholars Program at the University of Northern Colorado announced the winners of its 2012 Research Competition at the annual McNair Awards Banquet earlier this month. The winners, who were awarded scholarships for the upcoming spring semester. were:
Seth Morones: $1,000 ScholarshipResearch: "Resource Relationship Characteristics of Homeless Youth Accessing Higher Education Opportunities"Mentor: David MusickMajor: SociologyHometown: Boulder.
Elia Martin: $600 ScholarshipResearch: "Using Self-Determination Theory to Examine the Difference in Motivation of African American College Students with Other Ethnic Backgrounds"Mentor: Teresa McDevittMajor: Human ServicesHometown: Denver
Andrea Rascon: $400 ScholarshipResearch: "College Experiences: First-Generation Female Undergraduates at the University of Northern Colorado"Mentor: Tamara Yakaboski Major: Human ServicesHometown: Grand Junction
Effective Jan. 1, the new state of Colorado mileage reimbursement rate will be 51 cents per mile for an employee's use of their two-wheel-drive personal vehicle for university business.
This rate change is the result of the IRS mileage reimbursement rate increasing to 56.5 cents per mile effective Jan. 1 and CRS 24-9-104, which states that on and after Jan. 1, 2008, state officers and employees shall be allowed mileage reimbursement of 90 percent of the prevailing IRS rate per mile for each mile actually and necessarily traveled while on official state business and, when authorized to be utilized and necessary for official state business, 95 percent of the prevailing IRS rate per mile for four-wheel-drive vehicles (necessary because of road, terrain or adverse weather conditions) and 40 cents per nautical mile for privately owned aircraft.
A free online broadcast of the Bears' first-round match of the NCAA Volleyball Tournament against the Oregon Ducks will be available at 9 p.m. tonight, Nov. 30, at www.goducks.com. Click on the "NCAA Volleyball Tournament Central" banner at the top right of the page and then on "Watch Live Online" under the "Schedule" section of the next page. A radio broadcast will be available at www.uncbears.com.
The Friends of the UNC Libraries will sponsor a free holiday concert by the UNC Concert Choir at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, in Michener Library. Galen Darrough, professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities, will conduct.
The University Center will host a visit from Santa Claus from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5. Bring the kids by for a complimentary photo.
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