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Administrative Announcements
Memorial Service for John Hutcheson

Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.

Building 45, Fine Arts Center, Recital Hall, Room 1200

A memorial service will take place for John Hutcheson, former instructor of printmaking in the Department of Art and Design. The service will be immediately followed by a reception in the Printmaking Studio, Fine Arts Center, Building 45, Room 1603.

Contact:

Marianne Jaffee

mjaffee@unf.edu

(904) 620-2710

UNF in the News
  • Running barefoot: Dr. Tracy Alloway, associate professor of psychology, examined if running barefoot is better for your memory on The Academic Minute.
  • Republican National Convention: Dr. Matthew Corrigan, chair of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, discussed the Republican National Convention on WJCT.
  • Emoji diversity and a new law in England: Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder, associate professor of sociology, talked about emoji diversity and a recent law passed in England about catcalling on "The Chat."
  • Pokemon Go or Pokemon No? A First Coast Guide: Dr. Tracy Alloway, associate professor of psychology, elaborated on the cognitive benefits of the new Pokemon Go app/game with First Coast News.

Read more about UNF faculty, staff and students in "Featured Stories."

Contact:

Andrea Mestdagh

andrea.mestdagh@unf.edu

(904) 620-2192

Arts and Entertainment
Pokemon Go Tournament

Friday, July 29, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Building 58, Student Union, Osprey Plaza

All levels of Pokémon trainers and members are invited to find more than 40 Pokéstops around the central area of campus that'll have active Pokémon lures. Attendees can compete with friends and other Pokémon Go enthusiasts during two competitions for a chance to win VISA gift cards. The tournament is free and open to the public, however registration is required by 11:59 p.m. Thursday, July 28. Participants must check-in at Osprey Plaza, Student Union, Building 58, on tournament day. Discuss on social media using #UNFPokemonGo.

Contact:

School of Computing

(904) 620-2985

General Meetings
Homecoming Information Meeting

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Building 58E, Student Union, Senate Chambers, Third Floor, Room 3200

This meeting is open to the campus community to learn how to get more involved with homecoming, including:

  • Introduction of the Homecoming Steering Committee
  • Roll-out of official homecoming 2017 date(s)
  • How each college/unit/area can participate at existing signature events
  • Process for developing events to be incorporated into the homecoming schedule 

Contact:

Jennifer Perkins

j.perkins@unf.edu

(904) 620-2490

UNF Foundation Investment Committee Interim Conference Call

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Building 60, Alumni Hall, Room 2112

The first quarter UNF Foundation Investment Committee interim conference call will take place.

Contact:

Patricia Madrid

p.madrid@unf.edu

(904) 620-2111

Everything Else
Binge-Eating Disorder Study Recruiting Participants

Participants are needed for a study being conducted to establish an effective treatment program for overweight and obese women who suffer from binge eating disorder. Interested participants must be female, 18 years old or older, with a body mass index of 25 to 40, have access to the internet and have demonstrated binge-eating behaviors. The study will last 12 weeks and each week the participant will meet with a well-trained nutritionist or therapist, either in person or online. Participant compensation will include complimentary treatment from a nutritionist and therapist, up to $90 in gift cards and parking permits, if travel to the University is required.

Contact:

Zhiping Yu

nutrition.research@unf.edu

(904) 620-5282

Join The Swoop Squad

If you are a sophomore or above in student standing and love the University and your experiences here, consider joining the Swoop Squad. A few students who are articulate, quick thinking and willing to share their experiences in and out of the classroom with prospective students and their families are desired to join the cadre of student tour guides. These paid positions allow you to showcase Osprey pride almost every day of the year. Squad members will receive a uniform and paid training. Click here to learn more and fill out an application.

Contact:

Sharon Bove

s.bove@unf.edu

(904) 620-5750

Spinnaker Media Student Positions Available

Spinnaker Media is currently accepting applications for the following student positions:

  • Business manager 
  • Radio general manager 
  • Promotions director 

For job descriptions or to submit an application, visit www.unfjobs.org or call Spinnaker at (904) 620-1579.

Contact:

Lori Durham

l.durham@unf.edu

(904) 620-1579