Day: October 11, 2013

Student News Briefs: Friday, October 11, 2013


Art, Science, and Saying Hello

A public talk by Dr. Edward Duca, University of Malta

East Reading Room of the Van Pelt/Opie Library

Wed. Oct. 16, 2013, 7:30 pm

Dr Edward Duca will be talking about his work in helping scientists and the public engage with each other. He has set up science cafes and a festival that attracts 15,000 people (over 3% of the population) to Malta’s capital city, Valletta. The festival brings scientists and artists together to reach the public in a more attractive and interactive manner. He will also be talking about how University-based magazines can be designed to appear less like PR and attract a wider audience. Everyone welcome This presentation is sponsored by the Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library


Upcoming Intramural Dates Team Sports Entry Deadline

Ice Hockey; 10/17 @ 5PM

Individual/Dual Sports Entry Deadlines:

Turkey Trot; 10/17 @ 12PM

Tennis Singles; 10/17 @ 4:30PM

Officials’ Meetings/Clinics:

Ice Hockey Meeting; 10/15 @ 6PM; SDC 237

Ice Hockey Clinic; 10/17 @ 9-10:30PM; Ice Arena, IM Equipment Room

More Information? or 487-3556.



Dia de Los Muertos Sugar Skull Worshop: Oct. 22, 2013, 6pm-8pm, MUB Commons

Dia de Los Muertos is a traditional Mexican holiday honoring our lost loved ones. Alters are filled with food, flowers, messages, and more to welcome their spirits back and the memories we have of them. You are invited celebrate with the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and decorate sugar skulls to adorn the alter in our library display, during Hispanice Heritage Month , from October 23-28, 2013!

All materials provided. Please RSVP for groups larger than 5 to or register your group at the Hamar House (Center for Diversity and Inclusion)”