Student Life

UTAH INDOOR CLEAN AIR ACT REMINDER

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Reminder: In accordance with the Utah Indoor Clean Air Act, smoking is not allowed in any university facility or vehicle; owned, operated or leased. Smoking is not allowed within 25 feet of any building entrance, operable window or air intake.


KICKSTART SPRING SEMESTER
Register by Dec. 15


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Get in on the action and fulfill a general education requirement before spring semester begins. Pre-spring intensive courses complete class time in just one week (Jan. 4-8), with some preparatory and post-class work.

PRE-SPRING SEMESTER 2016 – Jan. 4-8
Classes are held at the Murray location, and run Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. with a lunch break every day.

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GEO 3030 section 60 (fills IR & SF) three credit hours

Cross-Cultural Communication
LING 3600 section 60 (fills DV & HF) three credit hours

World Music
MUSIC 3600 section 60 (fills IR & FF) three credit hours

US National Govt
POLS 1100 section 60 (fills AI) three credit hours

These intensive classes will be as rigorous as a semester-long class and require attendance at each class session. In addition to time spent in the classroom, students will be required to complete pre and post-work. This work may include reading from the textbook or other sources, as well as completing online lectures, assignments and exams.

Additional information:

  • Register in CIS
  • Classes appears on U transcript
  • Classes held at 5282 S. 320 West, Suite D-110, Murray, (Near I-15, 5300 South exit)
  • Free parking
  • 15-minute walk from Murray Central TRAX and FrontRunner station
  • If class is full, please call 801-585-9963 to be added to the wait list

FEED YOUR CREATIVITY: SPRING 2016 NON-MAJOR ART COURSES
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You don’t have to be an art major to want to add a little creative flavor into your class schedule and we’re making it easy for you. Click here for the list of all the non-majors courses offered in the College of Fine Arts for Spring 2016 to ALL University of Utah students.

All skill levels from all backgrounds welcome. Join in and keep that right brain just as sharp as the left.


JOHN R. PARK TEACHING FELLOWSHIP CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Deadline: Jan. 6, 2016


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Park Fellowships are awarded to faculty who will undertake one semester activity during the 2015-2016 academic year to study at a site outside the state of Utah with the purpose of enriching and enlarging the individual’s teaching role. Tenure-line and career-line faculty are eligible.

Preference will be given to applicants whose primary affiliation is as faculty at the University of Utah. Each award is for $5,000 with the possibility of an additional $5,000 to the faculty member’s department to help defray costs for released time. These awards will be announced in February 2016.


CALL FOR PAPERS OPEN UNTIL DEC. 18


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Have a story to share about how you’ve used emerging technology in your research, teaching and learning? Interested in an opportunity to present and publish? If so, submit an abstract to the Second Annual Symposium on Emerging Technology Trends in Higher Education here.

The symposium is free and open to the public; and will be held on Feb. 26, 2016, at the Marriott Library. Accepted abstracts will also be published as part of the conference’s proceedings here.


NATIONAL COMMUNICATION ASSOCIATION HONORS U PROFESSOR AND GRADUATE STUDENT

The National Communication Association is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Jakob Jensen, associate professor of communication and Melinda Krakow, graduate student, as the 2015 recipients of the Golden Anniversary Monograph Award.

The award is given annually for the most outstanding scholarly monograph published during the previous calendar year. Jensen and Krakow were recognized for their work with colleagues on the article, “Comparing tailored and narrative worksite interventions at increasing colonoscopy adherence in adults 50-75: A randomized controlled trial,” published in Social Science & Medicine (2014).



OPEN THE DOOR TO GIVING WITH THE U HOSPITAL ANNUAL FOOD DRIVE


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Join the University Hospital food drive and make a difference this year.

The annual hospital food drive, held Nov. 23 through Dec. 15, benefits the Utah Food Bank. All donations will support the mission to feed hungry Utahns.

There are many ways to give: Run the Utah Human Race on Thanksgiving morning, donate online or volunteer at the Utah Food Bank to help the hospital reach this year’s goal of 450,000 pounds of donated food.

University Hospital has led the effort to gather food donations for those in need over the past five years, collecting over 1,262,340 pounds of food since 2010.

Call Tracy Bodrero at 801-581-2429 with any questions about volunteering, and for more ways to give, visit Pulse.