Around Campus: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Back to Around Campus Archives

Upcoming Events

UNC Women's Team Qualifies for NCAA Tournament After Winning Big Sky Tournament

Bears Win Big Sky Championship

The women's basektball team defeated Idaho 91-69 in the Big Sky Championship and will make the program's first NCAA Tournament appearance. Guard Savannah Smith was named tournament MVP. Visit for coverage.

Research Day Volunteers Needed

Research Day on April 5 is looking for volunteers for 1-hour slots from 9-4 p.m. as conference session facilitators or general volunteers for the registration and poster areas. A research conference volunteer position is a great addition to your CV/resume and a fun way to participate in Research Day. All volunteers will receive a complimentary ticket for lunch in the UC Food Court on Research Day, as well as a certificate recognizing your assistance. Signup here.

School of Communication Conference Free with UNC ID

The School of Communication is hosting the annual Society for the Academic Study of Social Imagery (SASSI) conference, March 9-10, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Greeley at Lincoln Park. Conference attendance is free to anyone with a UNC ID. The conference theme is "The Image of REDEMPTION in Literature, Media, and Society." Approximately 40 scholars from around the country, representing a variety of disciplines, will be sharing their work. One highlight is a Saturday morning Skype session with incarcerated women and the redemption they find in community work. Visit the website for more information and to see the program.

UNIV 101 GTA Application Deadline This Week

UNC's University 101 program, an LAC elective course to support first-semester freshmen, is recruiting instructors for the 2018 fall semester. Applicants should have at least a master's degree and have been accepted into a UNC doctoral program (areas in education, counseling, and psychology are preferred). Positions are 18-hour per week graduate teaching assistantships (9-hrs are possible) and include tuition remission and doctoral-level stipend (for the Fall semester only). Review of applications will begin March 9 and continue until all appointments are made. For more information about the course, instructor requirements and the application process, contact Angela Vaughan at or 351-1175.

Call for Assessment Fair Proposals

The University Assessment Council invites poster presentations for the 2018 Assessment Fair, which will be held at the University Center on March 28. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to share research and best practices on ways they and their programs have used assessment to improve student learning and program quality. Please note, all presentations for the 2018 Assessment Fair will be poster format, with one poster session in the afternoon from 1-2 pm. Submissions will be accepted through March 9, 2018. Presentation proposals may be submitted here: For more information, contact Kim Black, Director of Assessment, at 351-1102 or

ASAP Advocate Fall Recruitment

ASAP is currently seeking new Intern and volunteer advocates for the fall semester. Applications open on Feb. 19, and the deadline to apply is March 21. Visit for details.

Inspiring Women's Awards and Outstanding Mentor Award Nominations Open

UNC Sustainable Bears: Tip of the Week

As daylight gets longer, remember to switch off all lights when leaving your room or office every day this month. This would result in over $9,000 of utility savings this week if every member of campus participated. Remember to visit UNC's People.Power.Planet site to learn more ways to save.