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Quote of the Week:   'Tis the most tender part of love, each other to forgive. -John Sheffield


Monday, October 22, 2007
 Volume # 390,  Issue # 4
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   Attention Junior Ladies...It's Back!
   SFS Continuing Student Undergraduate Scholarship

Announcements
   Student Financial Services Closed on the 26th of October
   Fremont Bridge Closure

Upcoming Events and Weekly Reminders
   Homosexuality: How Should the Church Respond?
   6th Annual "DAY OF COMMON LEARNING"
   Ivy Honorary Curriculum Fair
   DATE AUCTION - "Come Sail Away"
   Thalia Concert
   Moyer Hall Retreat
   Face Down on Concrete: A Conversation about Hope, Theology and Art with Robert Deeble and Friends
   Social Venture Plan Competition Information Night!
   Discover SPRINT
   Does Biological Sex Matter?

Falcon Sports
   Women's Soccer vs. Seattle University
   Men's Soccer vs. Incarnate Word
   Women's Volleyball vs. Alaska Fairbanks
   Men's Soccer vs. Montana State Billings
   Women's Soccer at Montana State Billings
   Women's Volleyball at Alaska Anchorage

Academic Information
   Math Proficiency Exam
   Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program - Applications Available!
   Quarterly Registration Dates
   Camp China Information Session

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Attention Junior Ladies...It's Back!
Glamour's "Top 10 College Women Competition" is back and applications are now available. This scholarship is for any woman currently a full-time junior at SPU. Winners will receive a $3,000 cash prize, trip to New York City, opportunities to meet with top female professionals and national recognition in Glamour's June 2008 issue. Entries must be received by November 30, 2008. Applications are available in the Outside Scholarship Notebook located outside Student Financial Services in Demaray 10.


SFS Continuing Student Undergraduate Scholarship
Applications for the SFS Continuing Student Undergraduate Scholarship for the 2008-09 academic year will be available online starting Wednesday, November 1. Deadline for applying is Friday, November 30. NO REFERENCE FORM REQUIRED! Please contact Whitney Kruse at whitney@spu.edu for more information.


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Student Financial Services Closed on the 26th of October
Student Financial Services will be closed on Friday the 26th of October in order for the SFS staff to hold their 4th annual all-day office planning retreat. Regular office hours will resume on Monday, October 29.


Fremont Bridge Closure
The Fremont Bridge will be closed to all traffic from Monday, October 22 to Thursday, October 25, from 9:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. each day. There will be a shuttle service for pedestrians and bicyclists from 9:00 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. between the north and south ends of the bridge, making the loop approximately every 25 minutes.


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UPCOMING EVENTS AND WEEKLY REMINDERS

Homosexuality: How Should the Church Respond?
Monday, October 22, 8:00-10:00 p.m., Demaray Hall 150. Rob Taylor, President of Metanoia Ministries, will be giving a public lecture. Metanoia offers hope and healing to those struggling with homosexuality and sexual addiction. For more information, please contact Dr. Reed Davis.


6th Annual "DAY OF COMMON LEARNING"
Wednesday, October 24. The public is invited to join faculty, staff, and students in this special day of events. The morning's keynote address is at 10:00 a.m. in Royal Brougham Pavilion. The speaker this year is Dr. Jurgen Moltmann, author of the groundbreaking book "Theology of Hope." In the afternoon, there will be two concurrent sessions. For more information on the topics of those, please visit the attached link. [link]


Ivy Honorary Curriculum Fair
Thursday, October 25, 11:00 - 3:00 p.m., Science Building Lobby. Visit the annual Curriculum Fair, hosted by SPU's honor society Ivy Honorary. Take this opportunity to ask experienced seniors about the Common Curriculum and general education requirements. For more information, contact Bethany Walrad at walrab@spu.edu.


DATE AUCTION - "Come Sail Away"
Friday, October 26, 7:00-11:55 p.m., Royal Brougham Pavilion. This is STUB's 15th Annual Date Auction--all proceeds will benefit SPRINT and New Horizons.


Thalia Concert
Friday, October 26, 7:00-9:30 p.m., First Free Methodist Church. Thalia Orchestra concert directed by Dr. Eric Hanson. Call the Thalia box office at 206-281-2048 for prices.


Moyer Hall Retreat
Saturday, October 27. Moyer Hall's annual retreat! Moyer residents can contact Sarah McMurray for more information.


Face Down on Concrete: A Conversation about Hope, Theology and Art with Robert Deeble and Friends
Friday, October 26, 7:00 p.m., Seattle Pacific University Art Gallery. THIS EVENT FOLLOWS SPU'S DAY OF COMMON LEARNING AND THE TOPIC OF "HOPE" ON OCTOBER 24. In a world that bears the wounds of despair, how does an artist step fully into a place of darkness and see into and through it? What is the role of an artist of faith, as observer and prophet? Musician Robert Deeble, visual artist Laura Lasworth, communications director for Agros International and musician Sean Dimond, and poet Jennifer Maier will offer reflections about their encounters with hope as artists, through their own and others' work. The evening will include readings and musical performances, all held against the backdrop of the exhibition Hope: Open/Closed, featuring pieces by area artists. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Professor of Art, Laura Lasworth at 206-281-3441 or visit the attached link. This event is free and open to the public. [link]


Social Venture Plan Competition Information Night!
Monday, October 29, 5:15 p.m., Weter 202, Refreshments will be served. The Social Venture Plan Competition involves the intersection of entrepreneurship and societal good; the ways SPU students envision engaging the culture and changing the world! For more information, please visit the attached link or contact Don Summers at summed@spu.edu or 206.281.2621. [link]


Discover SPRINT
Saturday, November 3, 7:30 p.m., Q Cafe. Come learn more about Seattle Pacific Outreach International (SPRINT) as members of the 2007 Summer teams share stories and testimonies from their experiences. This event is open to current and past SPRINTers, SPU students and faculty, as well as the larger community. SPRINT will also unveil locations for the 2008 Summer teams! For more information, contact B.J. Higa at higab@spu.edu or visit the attached SPRINT website. [link]


Does Biological Sex Matter?
Thursday, October 25, 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Weter 202. Dr. Cara Wall-Scheffler will be presenting at this lecture sponsored by 'Sophia,' an ASSP club for gender equality. Dr. Wall-Scheffler will discuss how biological differences between sexes in turn shape (or don't shape) our view of gender and gender roles. It should be quite interesting! For more information, please contact Megan Leatherman at leathm@spu.edu.


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FALCON SPORTS

Women's Soccer vs. Seattle University
Wednesday, October 24, 2007, Interbay Stadium.


Men's Soccer vs. Incarnate Word
Saturday, October 27, 7:00 p.m., Interbay Stadium.


Women's Volleyball vs. Alaska Fairbanks
Thursday, October 25, 8:00 p.m., at Alaska Fairbanks.


Men's Soccer vs. Montana State Billings
Monday, October 22, at Montana State Billings.


Women's Soccer at Montana State Billings
Saturday, October 27, 12:00 p.m., at Montana.


Women's Volleyball at Alaska Anchorage
Saturday, October 27, 8:00 p.m., at Alaska.


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Math Proficiency Exam
Thursday, October 25, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Otto Miller Hall lobby. Please report to the OMH lobby by 7:20 for testing room assignments, and bring a #2 pencil. Calculators are not allowed. Sample questions can be found on our website. Exam scores will be posted in Banner by November 1. For more information, please contact Laurie Mendes at mendel@spu.edu.


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program - Applications Available!
For over twenty-five years, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace has identified and nurtured promising young talent in the field of international affairs through its Junior Fellows Program. Junior fellows are matched with senior associates by field of interest and expertise in order to engage in substantive work and take on levels of responsibility not usually associated with people fresh out of college. Junior Fellows positions are paid, full-time positions for one year. Junior fellows are currently paid a gross salary of $2,583.33 per month. A full benefits package is also provided. For eligibility requirements and further information on the application process please visit the attached link. [link]


Quarterly Registration Dates
Registration for Winter Quarter 2008 is coming soon! All continuing students have been assigned an appointment time, available by viewing "Check Your Registration Information" in the Student Menu of the Banner Information System. Winter registration for currently admitted undergraduate students begins Tuesday, November 13. Winter registration for graduate students begins Monday, November 19. Questions? Contact Student Academic Services.


Camp China Information Session
Tuesday, October 23, 3:30 p.m., McKenna 111. Representatives from "Camp China" will be on campus at a display table in the SUB during lunch hours, and at the informational session in McKenna Hall at 3:30. This summer, Camp China will be sending their twelfth group of Christian college students to impact the lives of teenagers in Asia through teaching conversational English. More than a class, you will spend your days teaching in the mornings, playing sports in the afternoon, sharing about American culture, and creating bonds over meals. Choose from China, Vietnam, or Hong Kong. Check out the attached link for more information. [link]


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