UMSL Events for June 7-13, 2013

Events at UMSL

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St. Louis Jazz Camp with the Jim Widner Big Band
Date/Time: June 9, 2013 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: J.C. Penney Conference Center
Audience: Open

Description: The UMSL Jazz Camp is now part of the Jim Widner Big Band Jazz Camp series. The emphasis of the camp will be formatted to a big band setting rather than to combos, although combos will still be a part of the camp. Daily instruction is to include big band rehearsals, sectionals, instrument master classes, improvisation, ear training and combo jam sessions. Members of the Jim Widner Big Band serve as the faculty for the camp and will teach all of the classes. The band is entering it’s 26th year of hosting summer jazz camps all over the country. Fee: $330
For Info: Jennifer Clemente at 314-516-5994

Weight Watchers at Work
Date/Time: June 11, 2013 11:30 AM to 12:30 AM
Location: 225 MSC, Conference Room
Audience: Open

Description: Come join Weight Watchers at Work on-campus any Tuesday. A group of faculty and staff meet with a Weight Watchers facilitator on a weekly basis. To initiate the process, follow these instructions: Go to Enter Company ID: 46814 Enter Company Passcode: WW46814 Register as a new member GENERAL INFORMATION: Meeting Times are Tuesdays 11:30am-12:30pm in 225 MSC $39.95/month Includes free access to E-Tools, an on-line resource to help with your success Questions or interest in the program? Contact Teresa Balestreri (ext. 5002;
For Info: Teresa Balestreri at 314-516-5002

Cambio de Colores- Latinos in the Heartland 2013 Conference
Date/Time: June 12, 2013
Location: University of Missouri – St. Louis Millennium Student Ctr
Audience: Open

Description: Cambio de Colores (Change of Colors) is an annual conference that, since 2002, brings together researchers, practitioners, and community members to disseminate and exchange research and best practices leading to the integration of immigrants in rural and urban areas of the Heartland and other new destination regions. See the website for more details.
For Info: Erica Lovercamp at 573-882-4349

Mindfulness Meditation
Date/Time: June 12, 2013 12:15 PM to 12:45 PM
Location: Center for Student Success conference room– 225 MSC
Audience: Open

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 314-516-5711


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