Faculty wishing to apply for sabbaticals during the academic year 2008-2009 should submit a letter of intent to their current dean by May 4. Details are available at The sabbatical applications themselves are due Sept. 7.

The Student Recreation Center will be hosting a Summer Sports Camp for children
ages 7-9 July 9-13 and ages 9-11 July 23-27. The camp will give children the opportunity to have fun, learn and participate in activities that will keep them physically fit. Cost of the camp is $75 per child and $50 for each additional immediate family member. The deadline for enrollment is May 31. Visit or contact Scott Wagner at 785.7739 for more information.

ResLife hosts “More Than Words”
from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 25 on the Quadrangle. Contact Dan Johnson at for more information.

Fiesta! Celebrate the end of the school year from noon-3 p.m. April 25 at the Career Center. Enjoy free food, games and prizes. Contact Elizabeth Bauer at or at 785.4353 for more information.

The Weekly Lunch Series will continue
from 12:30-1:30 p.m. April 25 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. It will feature reports from the 2006-2007 Diversity Fellows, Civic Engagement Fellows and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Fellows. Information and applications for the 2007-2008 fellowships are available on The Center for Teaching and Learning Web site online at

What is the U.S. doing in Darfur?
There will be a videoconference with Lauren Landis, senior U.S. representative to Sudan, at 3 p.m. April 25 in Violette Hall 1000.

There will be an informational meeting about a study abroad experience in Cairo at 4:30 p.m. April 26 in Ophelia Parrish 2210. Sara Orel, associate professor of art history, will be offering the course “Cairo Field Study” during the winter break 2007-2008. Students will have the opportunity to spend New Year’s eve in Cairo and earn two credit-hours. Contact Orel at for more information.

Circle K is hosting a rummage sale from 6 a.m.-2 p.m. April 28 in the commuter parking lot at Patterson and Franklin. All proceeds go toward the local Salvation Army. Contact Sara Bozeman at or at 314.608.7473 for more information.

CIAO Italian Club is hosting a breakfast at 11 a.m. April 28 at the University Club. Join them for a delicious and relaxing breakfast before finals. Cost is $3 and tickets can be purchased from Italian professors or Wendy Morgan, Jackie Unser, Stacey Walker or Gina Ribaudo. Contact Ribaudo at for more information.

Remember Recess?
The Residence Hall Association is organizing a day of recess from 2-5 p.m. April 28 on the Quadrangle. There will be dodgeball, red rover, hopscotch, jump rope, life-sized foosball and additional games. Students may have a little fun before finals at this event. Contact Kendall Smith II at or at 785.5357 for more information.

The Franklin Street Singers will be performing a Spring Concert from 4-5:30 p.m. April 28 in Baldwin Auditorium. Contact Jacqueline Collett at or at 785.4422 for more information.

The Student Activities Board presents the Spring Drive-In
from 8 p.m.-midnight April 28 at Red Barn Park. The rain site will be Pershing Arena. “Night at the Museum” will be shown at 8 p.m. There will be a fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. and “Little Miss Sunshine” will be shown at 10 p.m. There will be free popcorn, soda and ice cream. Contact Ashlee Stoddard at or at 785.4722 for more information.

The annual boiler shutdown for maintenance and inspection is scheduled for May 7-18. The campus will be without steam for building heat and hot water during this time. The boilers are anticipated to be back online by the afternoon of May 18. Contact the Physical Plant office at 785.4200 in regards to a conflict or for more information.

There will be a retirement reception for Melinda Wood
, director of financial aid, from 2-4 p.m. June 22 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room.

The Center for Student Involvement will host the Activities Fair
from noon-4 p.m. Sept. 6 on the Quadrangle. All departmental and student organization tables must be reserved via the registration form available now in the CSI office, located on the lower lever of the Student Union Building. It is also available on the CSI Web site, The registration deadline is Aug. 31. Table space is limited. Contact the CSI at 785.4222 for more information.
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