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Department of Theatre Presents Godspell

The Off-Broadway hit musical Godspell based on the gospel according to St. Matthew will close the UVM Department of Theatre's 2009-2010 season running February 18-20 and 25-28. Tickets are selling quickly and are $20 for adults and $17 UVM faculty and staff, non-UVM students, all children and seniors 55+. UVM students are $9 and must be purchased with a UVM ID. A group discount is available for parties of 10 or more. Tickets are available on line at www.uvmtheatre.org or by walk up or phone at the Box Office, (802) 656-2094.

New Research Study

Children and parents needed for participation in a new research study at UVM on the cognitive processes of self-concept in children with ADHD. Participating families will attend one testing session and will receive $40 at the completion of the session. A report of results from a test of cognitive abilities also is offered free of charge! Children must be 7-11 years old, and pass an eligibility screening. Children who have attention problems and/or behavior problems will be considered for the project. Information: Meghan Tomb (principal investigator), (802) 656-9196.

Financial Awards for Students Who Make the Grade and Work for Social Justice

United Academics, the faculty union at UVM, is accepting applications for two financial awards to honor students who exemplify academic excellence and commitment to social justice. The Jeffrey Brace Book Award will provide $500 awards for books and supplies to students who will be enrolled at UVM full-time in fall '10. The Linda Backus Memorial Award of $1,000 will be presented to a current college senior with a parent who is a union member in Vermont. Deadline for both applications is March 1. Application details are available on the United Academics website (click on the "Student Awards" link in the left-hand column). Information: [log in to unmask]

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Fleming Museum Exhibit Opens: "Storied Objects: Tracing Women's Lives in Vermont." On display through Sept. 3. Information.

UVM FeelGood Gourmet Grilled Cheese. Grab a grilled cheese and help fight world hunger. One hundred percent of profits benefit The Hunger Project, an international organization that focuses on empowerment and gender equality as the solutions to chronic persistent hunger. Buy delicious, gourmet, grilled cheese Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. First floor of the Davis Center, across from the CATCard Office. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information.

"Getting to 350: What's Next for the Climate Movement?" 350.org organizers: Phil Aroneanu, Will Bates, Kelly Blynn, May Boeve, Jamie Henn, Bill McKibben, Jeremy Osborn, and Jon Warnow. 104 Aiken Building. 11:30 a.m. Information: [log in to unmask]

New Orleans Dinner. As part of the Tour North America Dinner Series, enjoy a mix of culinary flavors from New Orleans, a city rich in European tradition blended with Caribbean influences. Simpson Dining Hall. $9.80 per person unlimited dining. 4:30 to 9 p.m. Information.

SGA Meeting. Your Student Government Association (SGA) invites you to attend all meetings to speak about your student concerns, as well as learn about what your SGA is doing for you. Meetings are open and available to the entire UVM community and often feature special speakers to discuss what is occurring within the greater Burlington community. Livak Ballroom, Davis Center. 7 p.m. Information.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Fleming Museum Spring Exhibition Opening Reception. Hosted by President Daniel Mark Fogel and Rachel Kahn-Fogel. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Information.

Dana Medical Library Brown Bag Lunch and Learn: Managing References With Endnote. Learn the basics of Endnote. This demonstration could include creating a list of references in Endnote, downloading records from online databases such as PubMed, creating a bibliography, or adding citations to a paper using Endnote and Microsoft Word. Noon to 1 p.m. Information: [log in to unmask], 656-4415.

"Identity and Intercultural Awareness: Responding to the Stories of English Language Learners." Silver Maple Ballroom, Davis Center. 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Information.

Physics Colloquium: "Exotic Magnetic Field Induced Superconducting Phases." Vesna Mitrovic, Department of Physics, Brown University. Frank Livak Room, Davis Center. 4 p.m. Refreshments available at 3:30. Information.

Global and Regional Studies Lecture: "Stained Streets/Modern Undesirables: Street Dwellers as Pollutive Subjects in Urban India." Jonah Steinberg, assistant professor of anthropology. Marsh Lounge, Billings. 12:15 p.m. Information: 656-1096.

UVM STAND (Students Taking Action Now: Darfur) Weekly Meeting. 107 Lafayette. 8 p.m. Information: [log in to unmask]

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Study Abroad Information Session: Ghana. Boulder Society Room, Davis Center. 1 p.m. Information.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds: "Mean Girls: Towards a Gender-Balanced Understanding of Aggressive Behavior Patterns." Dianna Murray-Close, assistant professor of psychology. Davis Auditorium, Medical Education Center Pavilion, Fletcher Allen Health Care. 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Information: (802) 847-2124.

Free Shabbat Dinner. All are welcome, bring friends, meet cool people! 57 South Williams Street. 7 p.m. R.S.V.P. for you and a friend. Information: [log in to unmask]

Lane Series Performance: Ebene String Quartet. Tickets, $25 adult, $20 student. Music Building Recital Hall. 7:30 p.m. Information, tickets.

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