|April 27, 2010
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Norton Center for the Arts
Thursday, April 29. Art History Senior Thesis Presentation. All interested persons are invited to attend. Please be prompt! The presenters are Gera de Villiers, “Art and Apartheid: Documenting Racial Injustice in South Africa” and Sadie Allen, “Sculpture on the Highway: A Route to Peaceful Exchange.” Presentations will begin at 4 p.m. in JVAC 201.
Thursday, April 29. Meeting for students considering graduate study in philosophy. Students are invited to participate in an informal meeting over lunch with Eva Cadavid, Daniel Kirchner, and Andrew Roche from 11:30-12:30 on Thursday in the Ewen Meeting Room. Topics to discuss: Is graduate school right for me? What is graduate school like? What should I be doing to prepare for graduate study? Students interested in other disciplines are also welcome.
Thursday, May 6. Centre Dance Concert at 8 p.m. in Weisiger Theatre. FREE event sponsored by Rebecca Stephenson and DRA 116 Class.
Saturday, May 22. The Mercer County Relay for Life will be hosting their annual Kenducky Derby Duck Race at the Anderson Dean Park Pool in Harrodsburg. The race starts at 10 a.m. and ducks are $3.00 each or three for $5. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd places winners. If you would like to purchase a duck or ducks, please contact Meredith Sizemore in the HR office at ext. 5466 (859/238-5466) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Study Abroad Information
Centre-in-Japan meeting for all students going to Japan 2010-11. Come to the Davidson room in Carnegie during common hour on Thursday, April 29. Previous Centre in Japan students will be present to answer questions. E-mail email@example.com with any questions prior to the meeting.
Centre-in-China meeting for all students going to China fall 2010. Come to the Davidson room in Carnegie during common hour on Tuesday, May 4. Previous Centre in China students will be present to answer questions. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions prior to the meeting.
On Monday, May 10, at 7 p.m. in Young 101, there will be a mandatory meeting for all students studying abroad on Centre-led programs during summer and fall 2010. E-mail email@example.com with any questions prior to the meeting.
The Ephraim McDowell Hospital Public Relations Department is seeking students interested in learning about marketing and public relations through a consistent volunteer position/internship. Interested students are encouraged to contact Janice Arnold with Ephraim McDowell at (859) 239-1609.
Friday, April 30, Saturday May 1, and Sunday May 2. PetSmart is sponsoring a nationwide pet adoption event, and "our" PetSmart at Brannon Crossing is participating. The Danville/Boyle County Humane Society needs a lot of volunteers on those three days to help find homes for a lot of animals. There will be a big tent in the PetSmart parking lot that will be open all day, three days in a row. We anticipate needing eight volunteers for each of several four-hour shifts on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. We're going to take 40-50 dogs/puppies and cats/kittens that first weekend of May to find their "forever homes!" If you are interested in volunteering for this event on either Friday, Saturday, or Sunday – or all three – please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, April 30, and Saturday, May 1, from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Bowl For Kids Sake is Big Brothers/Big Sisters biggest annual fundraiser, but to earn more money to support their program, they will be working a BINGO weekend as well. Half of the money raised during the weekend will go to the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Camp, and the other half will go to support local BB/BS programs.
GREEK LANGUAGE IN 2010-11. The first year two-course sequence in Ancient Greek will be offered next year (2010-11) but not the following year (2011-12). The fall course (CLA 111) has no prerequisites; the spring course, (CLA 121/REL 165) New Testament Greek, has the prerequisite of CLA 111 (that is, you must take the fall course is you wish to take the New Testament course in the spring). Any questions, please, contact Prof. James V. Morrison (5259 or email@example.com).
Louesa Akin received an Honorable Mention in the University of Kentucky Chemistry Department Regional Poster Competition on Friday, April 16. Her poster presentation was entitled: “Virtual Screening: Inhibitors of MurA.” Congratulations to Louesa!
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Friday, April 30. Arlena Ferabolli Senior Piano and Composition Recital, 7:30 p.m., Audrey Gillespie Recital Hall
Saturday, May 1. Kentucky Music Ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m., Combs Warehouse
Sunday, May 2. Centre Flutes Concert, 3 p.m., Audrey Gillespie Recital Hall
Sunday, May 2. Michael Campbell Senior Percussion Recital, 7:30 p.m., Audrey Gillespie Recital Hall
Tuesday, May 4. Percussion Ensemble Concert, 5 p.m., Audrey Gillespie Recital Hall
Friday, May 7. Jenny Jacoby Senior Voice Recital, 7:30 p.m., Audrey Gillespie Recital Hall
Saturday, May 8. Kentucky Music Ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m., Combs Warehouse
Sunday, May 9. Centre Orchestra Concerto Concert, 3 p.m., Newlin Hall
Tuesday, May 11. McConnaughy, Baumgartner, McCooey Junior Voice Recital, 7:30 p.m., Audrey Gillespie Recital Hall
Career Services Information
Fall Internships: Don’t forget that contracts for summer and fall (academic credit only) internships are due on May 11th. Questions? Talk to your career counselor or contact Career Services at 859-238-5283.
June 4-6. The Episcopal Diocese of Lexington has a program specifically targeted for young adults ages 19-30 called Vocare. Vocare is a weekend event held at The Cathedral Domain, the Episcopal Camp and Conference Center in Lee County (near Irvine, Ky.). The event aims to examine faith seriously in a relaxed, fun, informal and loving atmosphere. Vocare is an experience that enhances participants' desire to understand and serve the Church. It also provides a means to continue the Christian formation that begins in the three-day program. The cost is $95. Scholarships are available. Deadline for registration is May 15. Contact Rick Axtell for application forms.
Need a housesitter this summer? Students John Coomer and Jeremy Gesser are looking for affordable housing this summer. Both have summer jobs in Danville (Country Club and Hall's Pharmacy). Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Lease Available. Newly renovated house (suitable for 3-5 people) and located near UK's campus available for rent this summer. Has 3 full baths. $300 per person. Call Anthony 859-229-4991. E-mail email@example.com.
Lost/Found: There are numerous items in the Grace Doherty Library that students might want to pick up. They include water bottles, prescription glasses, keys, umbrellas, notebooks, clothes, and used books.
A teal women's jacket was found in the Ewen Room in the Campus Center, and a Sprint Blackberry was turned in to the Student Life Office. Owners may stop by the SLO to identify and claim.
Wednesday, May 12 through Friday, May 14: 7:30 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Saturday, May 15: 7:30 a.m. - midnight
Sunday, May 16: 9 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Monday, May 17 and Tuesday, May 18: 7:30 - 2 a.m. Wednesday, May 19: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday, May 20 - Friday, May 21: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 22 through Sunday, May 23: Closed
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