The Department of Psychology presents Capstone presentations from 1-4 p.m. April 29 in the Student Union Building Down Under.

The 34th annual Service Recognition Banquet will take place at 6:30 p.m. April 29 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room. Approximately 148 current and retired members of the University will be honored for their commitment to the University. Tickets for the general public are on sale in the Human Resources Office in McClain Hall 106 for $10 each.

Jazz on the Quad will be from 1:30-3:20 p.m. April 30 on the Quadrangle. The Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band will play selections from their spring concert programs. Contact Tim AuBuchon at with questions.

Nursing Capstone presentations will take place from 10 a.m.-4:15 p.m. May 1 in Student Union Building 300. The conference will feature poster displays and breakout sessions. Brie Cantrell, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., will present a keynote session from 10:15-11:15 a.m. titled “Eliminating Paper Charts: Healthcare Informatics Closing the Loop.” The cost is $8 for lunch only, $15 for a meal and conference for Rho Omega members, and $25 for a meal and conference for non-members. E-mail for more information.

Katrina Brink is completing her environmental studies minor capstone project and she asking for help in getting the word out and for sponsoring students to attend the upcoming Fresh From the Farms-Local Food Dinner. The dinner is to raise awareness about an initiative to collaborate with Sodexo Dining Services to purchase locally grown foods. This is an initiative to stimulate local and regional economic growth, reduce emissions due to excessive food transport, and also to use fresher ingredients in the dining halls. The Local Foods Program is also and effort to introduce members of the campus community to the idea of understanding where their food comes from and reacquaint them with the seasonality of foods. The dinner will take place at 7 p.m. May 1 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room B. Tickets are $10 and are available by reservation at Tickets will be for sale from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. April 29 in the Student Union Building. If you would like to sponsor a student, e-mail Katrina Brink at

There will be a Biology Seminar from 12:30-1:20 p.m. May 2 in Magruder Hall 2001. This week’s session will feature Matthew Miles, KCOM/ATSU, speaking about “Alterations to the Muscle Resting Membrane Potential in the Mdx Mouse: A Model for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.” Refreshments will be served at 12:15 p.m. outside of Magruder Hall 2001. Contact Will Petry at for more information.

Le Coin Français and La Casa Hispánica in Missouri Hall are accepting applications for next year until May 2. Contact Timothy Farley at or Carol Marshall at for more information or to receive an application.

The Bike Co-op will be having an open shop and bike sale from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. May 3 at the Bike Co-op Workshop. Refurbished bikes from the Bike Co-op fleet will be for sale. This will be everyone's last chance to get their bike ready for summer and stock up on supplies.
The Co-op is across the street from Magruder Hall, between the Multicultural Affairs Center and Grim Hall. Contact Cassie Phillips at for more information.

Applications are still being accepted for summer and fall 2008 study abroad programs. Submission deadlines for summer 2008 range from mid-April to early May; deadlines for the fall range from mid-April to early June. Applications and more information about specific programs can be picked up in the Study Abroad Office, Kirk Building 114.

The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) is now accepting registration for the 2008 Activities Fair, to take place from noon-4 p.m. Sept. 4 on the Quadrangle. All campus departments and student organizations in good standing with the CSI are eligible to register. Registration forms are available in the Center for Student Involvement or at The first 100 organizations to sign up will be entered into a drawing for a prize.

The boiler will be shut down from May 12-22. This will affect heat and hot water, but not cooling. West Campus Suites, the Student Recreation Center, Barnett Hall and Campbell Apartments will not be affected.
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