UMSL Events for July 19-25, 2013

Events at UMSL

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Pre-Optometry Workshop
Date/Time: July 19, 2013 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: College of Optometry: Marillac Hall Room: GO8A
Audience: Open
Description: Thinking about pursuing a doctorate degree in Optometry? If so, sign up to attend a Pre-Optometry Workshop with UMSL-College of Optometry. A half day of important information about optometry, the application process, and question and answer session are all part of this workshop. Workshop is free to attend, but seating is limited. To sign up visit:
For Info: Nick Palisch at 314-516-5139
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Labor and Industry in the Mercantile’s Collection
Date/Time: July 21, 2013 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: St. Louis Mercantile Library
Audience: Open
Description: The Mercantile Library at UMSL will host a docent-led tour, focusing on a specific aspect of St. Louis or Missouri history. Weekend tours provide an opportunity for discussions on topics ranging from the founding of St. Louis, to the Mercantile’s art collections. 314-516-7248
For Info: Valenda Curtis at 314-516-7248
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Weight Watchers at Work
Date/Time: July 23, 2013 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
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 5002
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Paul Artspace presents: An evening with the artists
Date/Time: July 24, 2013 6:30 PM
Location: Gallery 210 Auditorium, 44 East Drive, TCC, 1 University Blvd.
Audience: Open
Description: Carl Giffney and Andreas Kindler von Knobloch, both based in Ireland, are the first two artists to participate in the Paul Artspace residency program. Please join us for their lectures and to celebrate this special occasion. Light refreshments will be served.
For Info: Mike Behle at 314-516-5976

New Student Orientation (NSO)
Date/Time: July 25, 2013 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Millennium Student Center
Audience: Student
Description: The Office of New Student Programs welcomes all admitted new undergraduate students,and families to the Triton Community! NSO is designed to help admitted UMSL first year undergraduate students, parents and families make a smooth transition to UMSL. Participation in NSO is required for all new first-year students. Registration is required prior to the NSO date, please visit our website. Consider NSO to be your first day at UMSL and the foundation of your educational journey! You will meet new and returning students, learn more about academic support services and campus life, and begin the process of transitioning into a collegiate atmosphere. If you are on campus and you see new students and families, please serve as a great resource and welcome them to campus! Questions? Please contact the Office of New Student Programs at 314-516-5291 or email us at Additional information can also be found online at
For Info: Orientation at 314-516-5291
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