UNC Today: Friday, September 6, 2013

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UNC Executive Chef to Appear on Denver TV Monday Morning

Executive Chef Aran Essig will prepare two dishes during a seven-minute segment that will be part of Colorado & Company airing from 10-11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9, on Channel 9 in Denver. The segment will help promote a fundraising dinner on Sept. 26 that will benefit the Colorado Chefs Association Education Fund. Essig also is one of 10 Colorado chefs selected to help prepare the dinner at Spruce Mountain Ranch, a working cattle ranch near Larkspur.

The "Dining in Denim" dinner will feature Colorado beef and other locally grown or raised foods, and is a partnership among the Colorado Beef Council, the Colorado Department of Agriculture, Colorado Proud and the American Culinary Federattion Colorado Chefs Association.

For more information, visit the Colorado Beef Council website.

Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day Set for Sept. 21

All UNC faculty and staff are invited to help continue the tradition of UNC's annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day by enjoying a complimentary tailgate lunch and admission for two to the UNC-Northern Iowa football game Saturday, Sept. 21, at Nottingham Field. Tailgating starts at 11:30 a.m. in the parking lot near the field's east entrance. Kick-off is at 1:35 p.m.

RSVPing by Tuesday, Sept. 17, is required. Additional tickets can be purchased.

For details, including how to RSVP, see the event flyer.

Construction Crane Operations to Close Areas North of Lawrenson Hall Saturday Morning

Members of the campus community are advised that a large construction crane will be set up on the north side of Lawrenson Hall from 7 a.m.-noon tomorrow, Sept. 7, to move equipment on to the building's roof. The following areas will be closed for safety:

  • The area north of Lawrenson Hall
  • The area between Lawrenson Hall and North Hall
  • F lot

Please plan to avoid these areas if possible. If you must travel near the operations, stay alert and follow the directions of signs and on-site safety personnel.

Back-To-School Promotion at Bear Logic Ends Today

Today is the last day for the Apple Back to School promotion being offered at Bear Logic in the University Center. Stop by Bear Logic by 5 p.m. to receive the following discounts:

  • Receive $100 to the App store for the purchase of in-stock MacBook Pros and MacBook Airs.
  • Receive $50 to the App store for the purchase of in-stock iPads and iPad Minis.
  • Pay $599 ($100 off) for an iPad 3 64GB (one white, one black).

Safe Zone Training For Faculty,Staff, Grad Students Sept. 10

The GLBTA Resource Office invites faculty, staff and graduate students to help maintain and grow an inclusive campus of allies to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities by participating in the office's Safe Zone training session from 9 a.m.-noon, Tuesday, Sept. 10, in the University Center Spruce A.

For more information about Safe Zone Training, visit the GLBTA Resource Office website.

To register for the training session and find out its location, email the GLBTA office.

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