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Quote of the Week:   "Our greatest glory consists not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall." - Ralph Waldo Emerson


Monday, February 18, 2008
 Volume # 390,  Issue # 17
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   NASA Must Scholarship

Announcements
   Spain, University of Salamanca, Summer 2008
   Fremont Bridge Evening Closures

Upcoming Events and Weekly Reminders
   2008 SPU Job & Internship Fair
   EXHALE: Worship God through the Visual Arts
   Emerson Film Fest
   Priscilla Pope-Levison Reads at Thursday Food for Thought
   Violence Against Women Awareness Week - Sponsored by Sophia Club
   Nursing Career Fair
   Club Soul - Hip Hop Dance!
   A Celebration of Colombian Cuisine and Culture with Chef Joaquin Suarez
   Healing for Cambodia
   Symposium on the 1960's Sponsored by SPU History Club
   Senior Recital by Brian Kostors
   SPU Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert

Falcon Sports
   Monday, February 18
   Thursday, February 21
   Saturday, February 23

Campus Related Events
   Cascades Camp and Warm Beach Camp Summer Recruiting

Academic Information
   Class on One Hundred Years of Solitude

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

NASA Must Scholarship
Apply for a one-year partial tuition scholarship! You must be a U.S. citizen, be fulltime in 2008-09, have at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA, and be pursuing a degree in physical science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. Applications are due by March 1, 2008. Please go to the following website for more information and to get the application. [link]


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Spain, University of Salamanca, Summer 2008
There are two openings left for the Spain-University of Salamanca Summer 2008 trip, running from August 1-September 1. Contact Dr. Ferreiro as soon as possible at beto@spu.edu.


Fremont Bridge Evening Closures
The Fremont Bridge will be closed to vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists on Tuesday, February 19; Wednesday, February 20; and Thursday, February 21, from 9:00 p.m.-6:00 a.m. each day.


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UPCOMING EVENTS AND WEEKLY REMINDERS

2008 SPU Job & Internship Fair
Wednesday, February 20, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Upper Gwinn Commons. "Not-to-be-missed" event for SPU students seeking internships or after graduation positions. Make contacts, gather information and possibly get hired on-the-spot. We had 70 employers registered last year! For more information contact the Career Development Center at 206-281-2485 or spucareercenter@spu.edu.


EXHALE: Worship God through the Visual Arts
Thursday, February 21, 7:00-10:00 p.m., Art Center 4. EXHALE is a night of worship in which you will be able to express your praise, frustration, adoration and thanksgiving to our God through the media of paint, charcoal and pastels (materials provided). For more information, contact OUM/CFW at 206-281-2966.


Emerson Film Fest
Saturday, February 23, 8:00-10:00 p.m., Upper Gwinn Commons. Join Emerson for a night of Hollywood glamour and amazing movies. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., $1 admission fee, exact change please!


Priscilla Pope-Levison Reads at Thursday Food for Thought
http://www.spu.edu/images/news/pope-levison.jpgThursday, February 21, 12:30-1:15 p.m., Library Reading Room. Bring your lunch. This week, Priscilla Pope-Levison, Professor of Theological Studies, examines American women evangelists in "Turn the Pulpit Loose."


Violence Against Women Awareness Week - Sponsored by Sophia Club
Tuesday, February 19, 7:30 p.m., Demaray 360, "When is It Abuse? Understanding Intimate Partner Violence". A representative from the Catherine Booth House will be talking to us about how to understand Intimate Partner Violence; Wednesday, February 20, 7:00 p.m., Demaray 360, "Getting Off: The Violence of Porn". A sexual addiction therapist will help understand the violence and degradation seen in pornography; Thursday, February 21, 7:30 p.m., Demaray 360, "MTViolence: Violent Media Exposed". Showing "Dreamworlds III," a documentary on the violent images seen in current music videos. A discussion will follow; Friday, February 22, 4:30 p.m., Alexander Hall Chapel, "Vigil for Victims". An intimate worship service to honor how violence against women has shaped our lives. For more information contact Megan Leatherman at leathm@spu.edu.


Nursing Career Fair
Thursday, February 28, 12:30-3:30, Upper Gwinn. The School of Health Services will host a Nursing Career Fair. Recruiters from 20 Puget Sound area healthcare organizations will be available to speak with students about health-related job opportunities. All nursing and pre-nursing students are encouraged to attend. Although the focus will be nursing-related jobs, all students in healthcare employment are invited. For more information, contact Dr. Chris Henshaw, SHS at chenshaw@spu.edu or 206-281-2612.


Club Soul - Hip Hop Dance!
Friday, February 22, 8:00 p.m.-midnight, SPU Gazebo Room. Sponsored by Mosaic: "Hollywood" theme, Hip-Hop Dance! There will be great music, food, dancing and above all FUN! Gain access to the VIP room by coming to Mosaic Cadre! Dress to impress! For more information, contact Susan Lane, Director of Multi-Ethnic Programs, 206-281-2598.


A Celebration of Colombian Cuisine and Culture with Chef Joaquin Suarez
Friday, February 22, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Falcon's Club Lounge in Royal Brougham Pavilion. Enjoy the authentic taste of Colombia. Sponsored by the Mosaic Club. This event is free! Space is limited so come early! Chef Joaquin Suarez has 13 years of experience as an Executive Chef and is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America.


Healing for Cambodia
The John Perkins Center invites you to welcome Sokreaksa Himm at a "Meet and Greet Pizza Dinner" on Monday, February 25, 5:00 p.m., Collegium (1st floor, SUB). Please RSVP by February 25 at 1:00 p.m. to ensure that enough pizza is ordered! Send your RSVP to warrec@spu.edu. HEAR HIS STORY ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 8:00 P.M., BEEGLE HALL 201.


Symposium on the 1960's Sponsored by SPU History Club
Tuesday, February 26, 7:30 p.m., Bertona 4. Join students and faculty members for presentations about developments in the 1960's like Civil Rights, Vietnam War, feminism, and the Beatles--learn how these events profoundly shaped American society and how the legacy continues. Coffee and refreshments served. Contact Alissa Walter, Club President, for more information.


Senior Recital by Brian Kostors
Wednesday, February 20, 7:30-9:30 p.m., EE Bach Theatre, Senior Brian Kostors will perform recital in Saxophone and Composition. Admission is free.


SPU Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert
Friday, February 22, 7:30-9:30 p.m., First Free Methodist Church. Conducted by Gerry Jon Marsh. Admission is free.


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FALCON SPORTS

Monday, February 18
Men's track and field at GNAC Indoor Championships, time TBA. Women's track and field at GNAC Indoor Championships, time TBA.


Thursday, February 21
Men's basketball at Saint Martin's, 7:00 p.m.; Women's basketball at Seattle University, 7:00 p.m.


Saturday, February 23
Men's basketball at Western Oregon, 7:00 p.m.; Gymnastics vs. Air Force, Royal Brougham Pavilion, 7:00 p.m.; Women's basketball at Montana State-Billings, 6:00 p.m.


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CAMPUS RELATED EVENTS

Cascades Camp and Warm Beach Camp Summer Recruiting
Tuesday, February 19, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Student Union Building. The Cascades Camp and Warm Beach Camp will be recruiting for summer positions. Stop by if you are interested in summer employment! For more information, contact Office of Student Employment at ose@spu.edu.


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Class on One Hundred Years of Solitude
SPN 4899 is officially the capstone course for students majoring in Latin American Studies/Spanish, but we invite any students or staff members to register, provided they have strong reading skills in Spanish and can participate in class discussion and presentations in Spanish. The class reads "Cien Anos de Soledad," the novel that won its author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel Prize in 1982. Please advise Dr. Vogt if you plan to register, so he can create the e-mail list and send materials prior to the beginning of Spring Quarter. Questions? Contact Dr. Vogt at kamiki@spu.edu or 206-281-2985.


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