UMSL Events for June 30-July 13, 2012
Note: Today’s UMSL Events contains information about events that will occur June 30-July 13. It contains information compiled from the UMSL Campus Calendar. No submissions are accepted, and since the calendar is self-populated, University Marketing and Communications is not responsible for the content that appears here or its accuracy. If you would like to receive UMSL Events via e-mail, you can subscribe to UMSL Daily or UMSL Daily Events.
Have a great July 4!
The Big Muddy Dance Company in Concert
Date/Time: June 30, 2012 8:00 PM
Location: Lee Theater, Touhill Performing Arts Center
Description: The Big Muddy Dance Company is St Louis’ first full-time professional contemporary jazz dance company. Their premiere performances present an eclectic repertoire of jazz, Broadway and contemporary styles of dance. The evening’s works include: “The 40s” and “Georgia,” two world-renowned pieces by Lou Conte (founder of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago), “Punctuations,” a brilliant comedic work by Sam Watson of University of Arizona, and new works by Ricardo Moyano, Kam N. Saunders and Marc Wayne. For ticket information, call 314-516-4949 or visit touhill.org.
For Info: Touhill Ticket Office at 314-516-4949
Date/Time: July 9, 2012 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: John F. Kennedy High School
Description: This course offers an introduction to all four primary areas of printmaking. It surveys a variety of methods for visual expression through lectures and demonstrations of relief, etching, silkscreen and lithography. Fee: $199.
For Info: Mary Gough at 314-516-5974
Interviewing Skills Workshop
Date/Time: July 9, 2012 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: 278 MSC, Career Services
Description: Interviewing Skills Workshops Monday July 9 1pm-2pm Career Services, 278 MSC Want to know more about interviewing and how to improve your skills? Join us to learn techniques and tips for successful interviews.
For Info: Career Services at 314-516-5111
Date/Time: July 11, 2012 12:15 PM to 12:45 PM
Location: Center for Student Success conference room — 225 MSC
Description: Mindfulness Meditation is a proven—and increasingly popular—method for reducing stress, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and a variety of medical conditions. Incorporating Mindfulness into your schedule can enhance your overall well-being and allow you to live your life more fully. These weekly, guided Mindfulness activities are free and open to beginning as well as experienced meditators.
For Info: Jamie Linsin at 516-5711
Using Cognos Student Reports
Date/Time: July 12, 2012 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: 65 JCP
Audience: UMSL Only
Description: This session is intended for individuals interested in using the student reports available via Cognos. These reports contain data at the student or course level and are operationally-oriented, rather than high-level summaries. The goal of this session is to familiarize UMSL faculty and staff with the Cognos environment and available student-oriented reports. Topics in this hands-on session include: set-up activities; signing on; setting the default folder; effectively navigating in the application; an overview of the reports; how to run reports; and where to find documentation. There will be ample time for questions. Verify your access to Cognos by following the directions at: http://www.umsl.edu/~ir/assets/PDFs/VerifyCognosAccess.pdf.
For Info: Larry Westermeyer at
Date/Time: July 12, 2012 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Gallery Visio
Description: UMSL student Becky Wulf blurs the lines of animation and fine art through her series of digital portrait paintings.
For Info: Stephanie Sivils at 314-516-7922
New Student Orientation for Entering Freshman Students
Date/Time: July 13, 2012 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Millennium Student Center
Description: UMSL welcomes our newest freshman class to a day of information, fun, friends and making connections to campus. All entering freshman students are required to attend an orientation date. Register online at: umsl.edu/orientation.
For Info: Floyd Welsh at 314-516-5300
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