UNC Today: Friday, April 25, 2014

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SOLAR Award Recipients Announced

The recipients of the Student Senate's annual Student Organization, Leadership and Advisor Recognition awards, which honor the contributions of students, student organizations, advisors, and faculty members to the university community through ethical decision-making, a commitment to service, constructive ambition and excellence in the advancement of both academic knowledge and human understanding, were:

  • Faculty Members: Derek Headley, Audiology and Speech Language; Richard Jurin, Biological Sciences
  • Graduate Student: Ryan Middagh, Graduate Student Council
  • Undergraduate Student: Kelley Robinson, Marketing Club
  • Advisor: Kirk Leichliter, Student LEAF
  • Organization: Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership Organization
  • Event: 9News Health Fair, Student Nurses Association

The awards are given in conjunction with Academic Excellence Week.

Spring Football Game Includes Bears Fan Fest

The annual Bears Blue and Gold spring football game Saturday, April 26, at Nottingham Stadium will include a Bears Fan Fest at 9:30 a.m. in the parking lot with music, games, a kids' area, vendors and more. Kick-off for the game is noon, and afterward there'll be a 30-minute photo and autograph session with the team on the field. Admission is free for all events. Continue Reading

It’s Not Too Late to Join Women’s Walk April 26

Help support women's athletic scholarships and programs at UNC by participating in the sixth annual Women's Walk Saturday, April 26, from 10-10:30 a.m., with registration beginning at 9 a.m. at Butler-Hancock Sports Pavilion. There's a minimum $25 registration fee for the 30-minute walk around campus with student-athletes, coaches, alumni and other UNC supporters. Prizes will be given to all participants. Continue Reading

UNC Athletic Training Society to Host Cinco de Mayo 5K

UNC's Athletic Training Society will host the Cinco de Mayo fundraiser 5K at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3, at Nottingham Field. Registration is $10 before the race; $15 on race day. Proceeds will benefit the Athletic Training Society and provide a donation to sponsor additional Girls on the Run members. For more information about the race, email Kathryn Olson.

Undergraduate Research Summer Stipend Applications Now Available

The Office of Undergraduate Research is now accepting applications for stipends of $750 and grants-in-aid of up to $250 for supplies/travel expenses to support four or five students' summer research projects. Applications are due April 28. Full stipend guidelines and an application form are available on the OUR website.

Classified Employment Opportunity

  • #1644, General Labor I - Housing Services. Apply by April 28 in Human Resources (Carter 2002) or at www.colorado.gov/dhr/jobs.

Mathematica Seminar for Education and Research

The Mathematical Sciences program will offer a seminar on using Mathematica software for projects and course examples in any STEM, business, economics or liberal arts field from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Monday, April 28, in Ross 2090. The seminar will be useful to both novice and advanced users.

Attendees with no prior experience report will be able to get started using Mathematica language and workflow, and advanced users will learn how to use improvements like the new free-form input and expanded areas like finance, statistics, engineering, software development and image processing.

All attendees will receive an electronic copy of the examples, which can be adapted to individual projects.

Defenses of Dissertations and Oral Comp Exams

The following defenses of dissertations and oral comprehensive examinations are scheduled: Continue Reading

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