UNC Today: Friday, July 19, 2013

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Open Forum for Assistant Director of Housing Services Candidate

Housing and Residential Education invites the campus community to attend an open forum for Jediah Cummins, a candidate for the position of assistant director of Housing Services, from 11-11:45 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, in the Gunter Conference Room. Copies of the candidate's resume will be available at the forum.

Women’s Basketball Team Winners on and off the Court

For the fifth time in the last six years, UNC's women's basketball team has earned one of the top spots in the Women's Basketball Coaches Association Academic Top 25 Honor Roll. The team placed 25th on the list with a 3.365 GPA. Continue Reading

New Alumni Association Mobile App Available

The new UNC Alumni Association mobile app includes a wide collection of UNC social media and news along with humorous "life 101" tips, from engagement rings to retirement accounts.The free app is available on iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry, Facebook, and the web.

To download, simply search any app store for "UNC Bears" or click here.

If you like the app, please share it with your UNC friends.

Workshop Proposals Sought for Graduate Teaching Assistant Conference

The Graduate School seeks workshop proposals from faculty and staff interested in helping train first-time and experienced graduate teaching assistants during its annual Graduate Teaching Assistant Conference on Wednesday, Aug. 21, with a proposal submission deadline of noon Wednesday, July 24.
Workshop presentations lasting one hour and designed to prepare and inspire GTAs for t

upcoming academic year can be arranged for either a morning or afternoon session. Topics can include classroom preparation, innovative instructional strategies, pedagogy, classroom experiences, effective use of technology in teaching, facilitating dialogue, grading, classroom conflict, and extending learning beyond the textbook.

Conference organizers hope to tailor instruction during the conference to TAs' levels of experience and knowledge, i.e., beginner, intermediate or advanced.

If you'd like to share your teaching experience, skills and tips, complete the online proposal form by noon July 24.

To see the 2012 GTA Conference schedule, visit the Grad School's website.

Please direct questions about the 2013 conference to Aubreena DeForest.

Defenses of Dissertations and Oral Comp Exams

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

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