Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Weekly Round Up 2.1.12

Weekly Round Up for ENVS Students
This brief newsletter is intended to give the reader a glimpse of campus happenings and opportunities.

Upcoming February Meetings
ü  Environmental Studies Student Club
o   Monday, February 6th, 7p, Wirtz 202
o   See attached notes from 1.30.12 meeting

ü  Green Paws Environmental Alliance
o   Elections
o   Wednesday, February 8th, 6p, TBA

ü  Committee for the Preservation of Wildlife
o   Elections
o   Wednesday, February 8th, 7p, Montgomery 442

ü  Geology Club Meeting
o   Wednesday, February 8th, 7p, TBA

Upcoming Events for February
ü  Movie: How the Earth Was Made
o   Thursday, February 9th, 6p, Davis 121, Free Food

ü  Anthropology Museum Opening
o   Sunday, February 12th, 1-3p, Cole Breezeway

ü  New2You Swap Meet
o   Wednesday, February 22nd, 11-3p, Neptune Central Breezeway

ü  Graduate School Prep Seminar
o   Saturday, February 25th, 10-4p, Yordon Center, McCareins Classroom

ü  Graduate Colloquium for other Departments
§  Includes: Theater & Dance, Math, Chemistry, Geography, LGBT Studies, Anthropology, English, Kinesiology, Philosophy, Communications, Sociology, Latino Studies, Computer Science, Public Administration, Nursing, Geology
o   Email other departments you would like to see listed to: mburlingame@niu.edu

Opportunities for February
ü  Painting at the Anthropology Museum
o   2 or 3 volunteers needed to paint podiums for the opening of the Anthropology Museum
o   Friday, February 3rd, Cole Breezeway, email for the time
o   To get involved, email Sara Pfannkuche at spfannkuche@niu.edu

ü  RecycleMania
o   Competition starting Sunday, February 5th
o   To get involved, email niurecycle2011@gmail.com

ü  NIU Admitted Student Day
o   Volunteer with ENVS to meet incoming ENVS students
o   Monday, February 20th, 1-3p, HSC Regency Room
o   2 Volunteers Needed: email mburlingame@niu.edu

ü  USOAR Applications are due Friday, February, 3rd

ü  Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day (URAD)
o   Registration ends March 9th
o   Event day is April 24th

Looking Ahead
ü  Illinois Lakes Management Association Conference
o   March 1-3, Holmes Student Center
o   To get involved, email sosterby@niu.edu

ü  Mid-West Environmental Leadership Summit
o   April 15th, 10a-4p

ü  2nd Annual Environmental Film Festival
o   April 26th, 3-10p, Egyptian Theatre