SOUTHWESTERN CAMPUS NOTICES

04.01.15

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KING CREATIVITY SYMPOSIUM

The campus community is invited to attend the 14th Anniversary of the King Creativity Symposium on Monday, April 13.  The symposium, including project exhibits and presentations, will be held at 5 p.m. in the Bishops Lounge. If you would like to preview the student abstracts in advance, please visit the KCF web site at www.southwestern.edu/academics/kcf


delivered by:Xan Koonce kooncex@southwestern.edu

 

Will you be on campus for Easter Break?

Will you be on campus during Easter Break? Student Activities is sponsoring events for you!








Catch the SU Shuttle to HEB and Wolf Ranch to get food and other items you need.  The shuttle will run on Friday, April 3rd and Saturday, April 4th.  Meet in the parking lot by the Cove at noon both days.



We will also have dinner on Friday, April 3rd and Saturday, April 4th at 6:00 pm in the Brown-Cody Lounge.  Dinner on Friday night will be provided by Firehouse Subs and on Saturday night by Domino’s Pizza.  These meals are intended for those who have a meal plan and are unable to eat in the Commons during the break. They will be served on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information: 512-863-1345 or silverbr@southwestern.edu


delivered by:Rebecca Silverblatt silverbr@southwestern.edu

 

How To Shoot Great Video on your Android Smartphone

Your Android smartphone has the power to create great looking short films. Learn some simple tips and tricks that will unleash the power of your device in a relaxed atmosphere in Pirate Studios (Olin 124). Lighting, sound, and the basics of a good work flow will be covered as well. This one-day workshop will be held wednesday, April 1st from 3pm-5pm.


delivered by:Whitney Milam milamw@southwestern.edu

 

Do you have ideas for Friday Night Live?

UPC is starting to plan the FNL line-up for Fall 2015.  But first, we need to hear from YOU!



We're looking for people to participate in focus groups (snacks provided!) about perceptions of Friday Night Live and the types of events that are of most interest.  We specifically want to hear from students who attend all/almost all FNLs and students who attend no/almost no FNLs.  If you fall into either of these categories and want to talk, please email silverbr@southwestern.edu.



Focus groups will last about 30 minutes and times will be determined by participants' schedules.


delivered by:Rebecca Silverblatt silverbr@southwestern.edu

 

What is Paideia with Distinction? INFO SESSION

Join us to learn more about Paideia with Distinction and how you gain this recognition at graduation.


 Wednesday, April 1


7:30pm

2nd Floor Prothro Lobby


What is significant civic engagement?

What is significant intercultural learning?

Need ideas for civic engagement projects or intercultural learning programs?

 


 


delivered by:sarah brackmann brackmas@southwestern.edu

 

Faculty & Student Notables

Notables submitted during March have been added to the website.



Notables should continue to be submitted through this form in order to appear on the websites listed above. Please contact your web admin if you would like the same information to show up on your departmental page. 


Additionally, you can find a list of regional and national media placements that Southwestern students, faculty, and staff have received here. Included is the date of the placement, the media outlet in which it appeared, and, if possible, a link to the archives or the actual story.


delivered by:Danielle Stapleton stapletd@southwestern.edu

 

Today at 12:30- Moctezuma talk!

Get a sneak peek at an art historian's research process:


Why Does Moctezuma Look So Wistful?


A Quest to Reunite a Fragmented Colonial-Period Painting



Dr. Patrick Hajovsky


Wednesday April 1st, 12:30-1 PM


FAC 235


Presented by the SU Art History Program:


Part of the 'Working Papers' Series


Feel free to bring your lunch!


delivered by:Katherine Hooker hookerk@southwestern.edu

 

Smith Library closed for Easter Weekend

Smith Library Center will close at 5 PM on Thursday, April 2 for the Easter holiday weekend.  There will be no card access Friday, Saturday or Sunday.  We will reopen Monday, April 6 at 8 AM.  Enjoy your break.


delivered by:Jean Whewell whewellj@southwestern.edu

 

CONCERT WEDNESDAY! American Harp Quartet

The program will include works by George Gershwin, Alphonse Hasselmans, Alberto Dominguez, Nilo Menéndez, Franz Liszt, Frédéric Chopin, Kurt Weill, Cole Porter, Astor Piazzolla, Maria Grever, Willi Huber Maerz, Joe Garland, and Jerry Gray.


Comprised of harpists from the continental U.S., the American Harp Quartet formed to herald a new era of harp quartet music.The quartet performs a wide variety of music of the highest level including swing, Latin jazz, and works from the classical repertoire. The quartet includes Ellie Choate, Delaine Fedson Leonard, Leslie Stratton, and Jacquelyn Venter. Read more here.


Wednesday, April 1
7pm Alma Thomas Theater


Free and open to the public.


delivered by:Alena Garcia garciaal@southwestern.edu

 

"Masters of Evolution" Carl Zimmer


delivered by:Christine Vasquez vasquezc@southwestern.edu

 

2015 SoUndwave Feedbacks!!!

Hey guys! Please fill out this feedback form! It will help us organize the event next year!!!!!


 


HERE IS THE LINK!!!  http://bit.ly/1BOCQf8


 


Also you can name artists you want us to invite next year!!





WE WANT YOUR SUGGESTIONS!!!!!!!!


delivered by:Xueyu Su sux@southwestern.edu

 

Student Activities' Fool Frenzy!

Don’t be a fool! Join us on Wednesday, April 1 from 5-7pm on the Academic Mall for an afternoon of games, food, and fun. We will have snow cones, cotton candy, inflatable twister, volleyball, and more!


delivered by:Jason Chapman chapman2@southwestern.edu

 

Special chapel service THIS Thursday

This Thursday at 11:30 in the Lois Perkins Chapel there will be a special worship service for Holy Week. The service will be in the style of Taizé, France and will feature meditative music and communion. All are welcome to join for this time of prayer and meditation.


delivered by:Megan Davidson davidsom@southwestern.edu

 

Sexual Assault Risk Reduction Committee

The SARR committee will hold its regular meeting on April 2, 2015 at 4pm in Prothro 244. This is an open meeting and all are welcome to attend.


delivered by:Judy Sonnenberg sonnenbj@southwestern.edu

 

Applications for GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT HALL are due Friday 4/10!

Haven't applied yet? Don't panic! The deadline has been EXTENDED! You don't want to miss this great opportunity!



There are only a few spots left in the hall! Incoming sophomores can apply to have an awesome sophomore living experience including monthly projects revolving around community engagement.



APPLY HERE --->  http://tinyurl.com/sugeh



Have questions? Email Sarah Puffer at puffers@southwestern.edu, or visit her in the Cove from 3pm-5pm on Wednesday, 4/2.





delivered by:Jordan Herbert herbertj@southwestern.edu

 

Film Screening of The Hunting Ground

There will be a screening and group discussion for the Southwestern community for the film, "The Hunting Ground" on Wednesday, April 15th from 4:30 - 7:00pm in Olin 105 and Olin 110.


A gripping documentary on the epidemic of campus sexual assaults, The Hunting Ground is sparking a national debate and movement for change.


Please join us for a campus film screenng and break-out discussions, facilitated by Southwestern professors and students.  Food and beverages will be provided.


The event is designed as "teach-in" to enable members of the Southwestern community to critically examine rape culture and to actively promote community change.


Sponsored by Americas Paideia, Diversity Enrichment Committee, Global Health Paideia, Investigating Identities Paideia, Office of Diversity Enrichment, Representing Gender Paideia, and The Anthropocene Paideia.


For additional information, contact: Molly Jensen, jensenm@southwestern.edu


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Film Screening of "The Hunting Ground"

There will be a screening and group discussion for the Southwestern community of the film, "The Hunting Ground" on Wednesday, April 15th from 4:30 - 7:00 pm in Olin 105 & Olin 110.  Movie trailer  clip.


A gripping documentary on the epidemic of campus sexual assaults, The Hunting Ground is sparking a national debate and movement for change.


Please join us for a campus film screening and break-out discussions, facilitated by Southwestern professors and students.  Food and beverages will be provided.


The event is designed as "teach-in" to enable members of the Southwestern community to critically examine rape culture and to actively promote community change.


Sponsored by: Americas Paideia, Diversity Enrichment Committee, Global Health Paideia, Investigating Identities Paideia, Office of Diversity Enrichment, Representing Gender Paideia, and The Anthropocene Paideia.


For additional information, contact: Molly Jensen, jensenm@southwestern.edu


delivered by:Susie Bullock bullocks@southwestern.edu

 

SU Dining Easter Hours

The Commons will be closing for Easter break on Thursday, April 2nd, at 8pm. We will reopen for dinner at 5pm on Sunday, April 5th.


 


The Cove will be closing for Easter break at 4pm on Thursday, April 2nd. The Cove will reopen at 9am on Monday, April 6th.


delivered by:cynthia moody moodyc2@southwestern.edu

 

Club, Organization, and Extracurricular Notices

Spanish Table

Come join us today in the cafeteria at noon for the Spanish Table.  The Spanish Table is a informal setting to practice your Spanish.  All levels of speakers are welcome.  Students currently enrolled in Spanish should check with your instructors about the possibility of receiving extra credit for your participation.  ¡Hasta pronto!


delivered by:Ted Jobe jobet@southwestern.edu

 

SEAK Presents: Tapped (TODAY! FREE FOOD!)



Love FREE FOOD and gaining knowledge? 




Come join us TODAY in the Lynda Ballroom at 5:30!




Tapped is a documentary about the bottled water industry and its long-term effects socially, economically and environmentally. Check out the trailer or their website for more info! 




Join our Facebook event! Bring your friends and have a great time saving the world!


delivered by:Anne Brown brown10@southwestern.edu

 

Computer Science Honor Society Induction and Guest Lecture on Computational Brain Modelling

On Wednesday, April 1st, at 5:30pm in the Prothro Room of the library, the Computer Science Honor Society Upsilon Pi Epsilon will be inducting 6 new student members!



In addition, before the induction ceremony, there will be a guest lecture by a visiting scholar. The talk is titled:



Building a Computational Brain



by Dr. Risto Miikkulainen
Professor of Computer Science and Neuroscience at the University of Texas at Austin.



Please attend to learn how Artificial Intelligence methods can be used to model and understand complex brain phenomena, and to support and congratulate SU students for their achievement.


delivered by:Jacob Schrum schrum2@southwestern.edu

 

Fostering Honesty and Integrity on OUR campus! Honor Code Council Applications are HERE!

Honor Code Council Applications are out!!! The council is looking for hardworking members who want to find out how honesty and integrity can make our campus EVEN more successful! Join us in our journey! Part 1 of the application is below; Part 2, the professor recommendation, can be found in your SU e-mail inbox!


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/196Ih0ZlD42vebxQzD8ZlaUBwnpcCbuA3tSwkcasMqB0/viewform?usp=send_form


delivered by:omeed azmoudeh azmoudeo@southwestern.edu

 

FREE CUPCAKES AND PUNCH AT THE MEGAPHONE WEBSITE LAUNCH PARTY!

Come join The Megaphone as we celebrate the launch of our new website!! Cupcakes and punch will be provided! 


When: Thursday April 2 at 5:00 PM


Where: Bishops Lounge


Go to our homepage and enter your email for your chance to win a door prize!


www.southwestern.edu/wordpress/megaphone


delivered by:Jayden Beatty beattyj@southwestern.edu

 

Trash Art Showcase Drop-offs and FB page

Earth month has arrived! 


For those of you submitting a piece, or 5 (max), to the Trash Art Showcase:


Please email me your submission form and drop your stuff off in the environmental lounge. Email me if you want me to meet you there.


Like our facebook page for updates, pictures, and to share your thoughts. www.facebook.com/sutrashart


Remember that we are taking late submissions! So don't be shy. 


If you have any questions, please email me at kanek@southwestern.edu


 


Name:


And/or Business/Organization/Class involved:


Website (optional):


Email:


Phone Number:


Name of Piece:


All Materials used:


Does it hang on the wall, need a table, or sit on the floor?


 


Can it be outside? (Rain, wind, etc...): Y or N


 


A brief explanation for how this project inspired you or changed your views:


delivered by:Kalyn Kane kanek@southwestern.edu

 

Community Service and Fund-Raising

Got Barbecue? We do...and you can too!

Boy Scout Troop 405's annual BBQ fundraiser is Sat. April 18 noon-3pm at Faith Lutheran Church on Williams Dr in Georgetown. 


TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW


4 person meal ticket - $30

2 person meal ticket - $20


Meals include: brisket, sausage, beans, coleslaw, pickles, onions, bread & soda. 


Please support Scout Troop 405 while enjoying a great meal. Call me at SU ext 1769 OR stop by my office in the Cullen Bldg, suite 270.  


Kristina Moore


 (mom of Jackson - First Class Scout)


Southwestern Extension 1769


Email: moorek@southwestern.edu


delivered by:Kristina Moore moorek@southwestern.edu