Apply for ASUU 2016-17 administration
Call for applications: Student Media Council
Summer 2016 graduation application deadline extended
Video contest – U Student startups need your votes to beat BYU
Interdisciplinary internship opportunity — Center for Renewable Energy
The Summit climbing clinic series
Beacons of Excellence Awards: Call for nominations
APPLY FOR ASUU 2016-17 ADMINISTRATION[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-4″]
[/bs_col][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″]Thank you for your interest in the 2016-2017 ASUU Executive Branch. The University of Utah has one of the largest and most influential student governments in the nation, and we want every student to feel they have the opportunity to have an active role within the student association. We are looking for innovative, dedicated, and charismatic students who are willing to share their talents in the service of the entire student body. We are looking for an Executive Cabinet that will aid in the achievement of our administrative goals and platform, and in return, we promise you a memorable college experience that will help you grow as an individual and a student leader.
We encourage everyone who is interested to apply, but we want to stress the serious commitment of being a member of the Executive Cabinet. We hope that you take the time to learn about the different positions available and the time commitments associated with each one in order to determine your best fit. Please read through the attached descriptions and if you have any questions about a specific board or position, we encourage you to contact the current director. We are very excited about the upcoming year and look forward to receiving your application and learning more about you. Thank you again for your interest in ASUU.
Jack Bender – president elect
Matt Miller – vice president of university relations elect
Jessica Patterson – vice president of student relations elect
To view the applications, please click here.[/bs_col]
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: STUDENT MEDIA COUNCIL [bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-4″]
[/bs_col][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″]Student Media at the University of Utah has two primary missions: First, to engage, provoke, inspire and connect campus by telling the compelling stories of the University of Utah community; and second, to provide a hands-on experiential learning environment in media where students can put into practice skills and ideas from the classroom.
The council oversees a student fee that helps support the Student Media department, and runs The Daily Utah Chronicle, K-UTE, DigitalU, University Media Sales and Student Media Marketing. By becoming a student member of the Student Media Council, students can play an active role in helping administer this student fee. Student voices are also vital in helping establish how Student Media grows and develops and best serves the campus community. The council is currently looking to fill one vacant student position.
To apply and for more information, click here.
The deadline is April 11 by 5 p.m.[/bs_col]
ONLINE GRADUATION APPLICATIONS AND DEADLINE FOR SUMMER 2016 CANDIDATES EXTENDED
New deadline: April 1, 2016[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-4″][/bs_col]
[bs_col class=”col-sm-8″]The Registrar’s Office is pleased to announce that undergraduate students applying to graduate can now do so online if they apply by the deadline. The deadline for summer 2016 candidates has been extended from March 1 to April 1.
For more information see: Registrar.utah.edu/graduation/.[/bs_col]
GRADUATION ANNOUNCEMENTS[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-4″][/bs_col]
[bs_col class=”col-sm-8″]Graduates, order your customized Utah-themed graduation announcements from University Print & Mail Services and pick them up five days after your order date. To view designs online and get started, visit printandmail.utah.edu/gradcards.
Announcement photos will be taken for free at the Campus Store Grad Fair, which runs March 31 though April 2, 2016.[/bs_col]
INTERDISCIPLINARY INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY — CENTER FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY [bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-4″]
[bs_col class=”col-sm-8″]Applications for an eight-week summer paid internship for students majoring in communication, or related academic programs, are now being accepted by the Department of Metallurgical Engineering. The position is full time and pays $12/hour.
By working with department staff members and scientists at the Roger and Dawn Crus Center for Renewable Energy, the student will have the opportunity to gain practical experience related to their college major.
Responsibilities will include:
- Building and updating the center’s website that focuses on educational opportunities and real-world applications of research being conducted at the center.
- Interviewing faculty members, graduate and undergraduate students in the center to produce wide-ranging editorial content about the center’s achievements.
- Writing and submitting press releases and feature articles to various media outlets to draw attention to, and promote the value of, specific research projects currently underway at the center. For example, improving air and water quality, development of inexpensive materials for point-of-use applications, novel methods of recycling scrap metal, etc.
- Coordinating community-education events to attract students of all ages, and Utah residents in general, to visit the center.
Application deadline is April 13, although earlier submissions will receive special consideration. Please send your résumé (two-page limit) to Krista Carlson (firstname.lastname@example.org), along with a short essay (no more than two double-spaced pages using 12-point type and one inch margins) explaining why you wish to be considered for position. Please send an email to Carlson if you have any questions.[/bs_col]
VIDEO CONTEST – U STUDENT STARTUPS NEED YOUR VOTES TO BEAT BYU[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-4″]
[bs_col class=”col-sm-8″]We need your vote in the People’s Choice video competition for the 2016 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge. Help U student startups beat all the other schools in the state and win the $2,500 prize, and watch their videos to learn more about their amazing inventions.
The public may vote from March 14 to April 8. The team with the most votes will win.
The winning team will be announced at the UEC Public Showcase and Awards Ceremony on April 9 the University of Utah. All are welcome to attend the showcase event. It’s a great opportunity to meet the best student entrepreneurs in the state and see who wins the $100,000 in cash and prizes, including the $40,000 grand prize. The program is managed by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the U and sponsored by Zions Bank.
Vote and learn more here: lassonde.utah.edu/vote2016.[/bs_col]
THE SUMMIT CLIMBING CLINIC SERIES
Eccles Student Life Center[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-4″][/bs_col]
[bs_col class=”col-sm-8″]Gear up for the outdoor climbing season with any of our classes or clinics at The Summit. “Learn to Belay” or “Learn to Lead Belay and Lead Climb” are just a couple of the classes
and clinics we offer.
Check out campusrec.utah.edu for a full list.
Dates and registration fees vary.[/bs_col]
‘BEACONS OF EXCELLENCE’ AWARDS: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Deadline: Thursday, April 14, 2016[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-4″][/bs_col]
[bs_col class=”col-sm-8″]Each year, the University of Utah’s Office of Undergraduate Studies and the Office of Student Affairs recognizes people, programs and projects committed to creating a transformative, undergraduate educational experience.
Beacons of Excellence awards celebrate “best practices” found across campus, including labs, student clubs, individuals, centers and more. Since the award was created in 2012, hundreds of nominations have been submitted by students, faculty, staff and community members.
Nominations are currently being accepted and are due by Thursday, April 14 at 5 p.m.
Recipients of the 2016 awards will be honored throughout the year in print and other media outlets on campus and in the community.
More information about the award and past honorees is available online. [/bs_col]