UMSL Events for July 7-13, 2012
Note: UMSL Events contains information about events that will occur in the seven days following publication (Saturday-Friday). 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.
Fall Tai Chi Class Registration Begins Today
Date/Time: July 9, 2012
Location: 203 Mark Twain Building (Campus Rec Office)
Description: Registration for the fall Tai Chi class begins today. A modified Yang/Fu-style 24 Form Tai Chi and 18-Motion Qigong will be taught. This class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 through Oct. 18. There is a one-time fee for the eight-week session: $10 for UMSL students; $30 for UMSL alumni, faculty and staff; $40 for all others. Class size is limited to 20.
For Info: Linda Gatson at 314-516-5091
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, 1-2 p.m., 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 J.C. Penney Building
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, 170 MSC
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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