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Subject: The Honors Daily Opportunities List
From: "Dickison, Sheila" <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Mon, 24 Mar 2003 10:34:16 -0500
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The Honors Daily Opportunities List
Monday, March 24, 2003

Topics:

1. Info on Honors Course Registration
2. Honors Adviser Available in Hume Tuesday and Wednesday pm
3. Important Info for National Merit, Hispanic and Achievement Scholars
4. Campaign Coordinator Position for Teach for America
5. Women's History Month Events This Week
6. Volunteers Needed to Support TEAM SHO in the DANCE MARATHON
7. Speaker from the Population Research Institute
8. ANIME Screening today and tomorrow: Free Pizza and Drinks!


Details:

1. INFO ON HONORS COURSE REGISTRATION: Go to www.honors.ufl.edu Click on
Courses and then on Fall 2003 for the fall Schedule of Honors Courses.
Students in their first three semesters at UF will be able to register on
the 27th and 28th for honors courses (Thursday and Friday of this week).
Registration starts at 9:00 am and ends at 5:00 on each of those days.

If you are in your 4th semester and beyond you can add an honors course, if
you wish, during your regular registration.

Engineering students will have their advising holds temporarily lifted on
those two days.

Honors does not teach courses in the Summer but we do have a number you can
use for research or internship credit. You can get application forms in our
office or at the Honors web site.

2. HONORS ADVISER AVAILABLE IN HUME TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY PM: at the request
of SHO Prof. Drummond is going to be available for advising in the Hume
study lounge on Tuesday and Wednesday from 3:00 to 4:30 prior to
registration on Thursday and Friday.

3. INFO FOR NATIONAL MERIT, HISPANIC AND ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARS: If you are
planning to use your stipend ($ 2000 or $ 1000) for study abroad etc. this
summer, please note that April 15 is the deadline to apply for it. Forms are
available in our office or online at the Honors web site at
www.honors.ufl.edu Click on Scholarships.

If you wait to apply until summer semester, there are all kinds of paper
work complications. It's very simple to get it done now without problems!

4. CAMPAIGN COORDINATOR FOR TEACH FOR AMERICA: You want to change things. .
.Start here. Help build Teach For America's movement as a Campaign
Coordinator. Teach For America seeks outstanding undergraduate leaders to
spearhead our recruitment efforts on your campus. Main areas of
responsibility:
*Work closely with the recruitment team to develop and execute an ambitious
strategic plan for your campus to attract top students to Teach For America
*Build support for Teach For America among target groups through event
planning and relationship-building
*Increase Teach For America's general visibility on campus through the
execution of mass publicity strategies (e-mail, campus press, hanging
posters and flyers, etc.)

Competitive candidates possess strong critical thinking and communication
skills, exhibit high levels of initiative and responsibility, and are
connected to student groups and student leaders on campus.  Stipend paid.
If you are interested in learning more about this position, please contact
Aisha Blanchard at [log in to unmask]

(This is a great opportunity for building leadership skills and there is a
stipend! SKD).

5. WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH EVENTS THIS WEEK: The Women's Leadership Council
proudly presents: Women's History Month 2003:  Can You Hear Us Now?

*Tuesday, March 25: Body Image and Disordered Eating Forum
-7:15, in room 361 of the Reitz
Interested in body issues?  Want to learn more about common eating, image,
and exercise problems? Then come to this forum, hosted by 2 of UF's own
specialists, and learn while having fun!

*Friday, March 28th;  Movie Night at Gator Nights!
"Frida" will be playing at the Gator Nights movie times

6. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO SUPPORT TEAM SHO IN THE DANCE MARATHON: I am
currently seeking volunteers for a spirit event that Team SHO is having to
support Dance Marathon. The event includes painting information about Dance
Marathon on the back windows of cars and then sending the cars to the
O'Connell Center parking lot where someone will check the cars, and give SHO
spirit points. We need volunteers this Monday, the 24th from 11am-3pm and
Tuesday, the 25th from 2pm-6pm. Anyone who is interested or wants more info
can email me at [log in to unmask]

7. SPEAKER FROM THE POPULATION RESEARCH INSTITUTE:  Steve Mosher is the
president of the Population Research Institute (PRI) in Washington D.C. and
has done extensive research on overpopulation, the one child policy in
China, and the forced sterilization of women in various countries. The PRI
website is www.pop.org if you want to learn more. He will mainly be speaking
about the one child policy and the United
Nations' support of it since 1979, but also a little about overpopulation as
well. This is a great opportunity for us to learn more about issues
concerning human life!

WHO: Steve Mosher (President of the Population Research Institute)

WILL PRESENT ON: Human Rights Violations Against Women in China

WHEN: Tuesday March 25, 2003 at 7:30pm

WHERE: The University Auditorium

If you have any questions, email  [log in to unmask]

8. ANIME SCREENING: Free Pizza and Drinks!  I am doing research on Japanese
anime, so I am having two IDENTICAL
screenings on Monday (3/24) and Tuesday (3/25), and asking people to answer
some questions.  For your time, I am offering free pizza and drinks for up
to 50 people.  Anyone can come, but I would like to particularly encourage
Japanese students to come and participate.
Time: Monday (3/24) OR Tuesday (3/25) 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Flint 105

Questions? Email Anitha at [log in to unmask]


Sheila Dickison
Director, University Honors Program
352-392-1519
352-392-1888 (fax)
http://www.honors.ufl.edu

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