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Monday, November 17, 2008
 Volume # 391,  Issue # 9
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   SFS Undergraduate Scholarship - Reminder
   2009 Goldwater Scholarships

Announcements
   Study Abroad in British Isles - 2010
   Study Abroad in Italy
   SPRINT Applications Available Online

Falcon Sports
   Friday - Men's Basketball - Sodexho Tip-Off Classic
   Friday - Women's Basketball -GNAC/CCAA Challenge
   Saturday - Men's Basketball - Sodexho Tip-Off Classic
   Saturday - Women's Basketball - GNAC/CCAA Challenge
   Saturday - Cross Country - NCAA Championships

WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK?
   WELLNESS FAIR
   Weekly ASSP Senate Meeting
   Oh Behave! Professional & Social Etiquette Dinner
   Graduate Programs Open House
   Graduate School - Psychology - Information Session
   University Players Perform at Chapel
   Unlimited Perform at Union Gospel Mission
   Thursday Food For Thought - George Scranton & Dynamic Scripture
   Perkins Center Forum - Bruce Hevly
   The Alto Part - Mainstage Play
   PROGRESSIVE PARTY - Hosted by Hill Hall
   Noche de Salsa (Salsa Night)
   Wind Symphony Concert

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

SFS Undergraduate Scholarship - Reminder
Just a friendly reminder that the SFS Undergraduate Scholarship Application is available at the attached link. Materials due by 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 3. You don't want to miss this opportunity! No reference forms required. Contact Whitney Kruse, whitney@spu.edu. [link]


2009 Goldwater Scholarships
If you have 1-2 more years left in college, you can apply for this scholarship. Award is $7,500/year. Intended for students who continue into a career in science research, math, or engineering. Very competitive--so high GPA is essential. SPU can nominate up to 4 students! Completed applications due by Friday, January 16, 2009. Last year, one of our students won the scholarship for a career in biology research! See link attached for details. Contact Ben McFarland, Chemistry, bjm@spu.edu, 281-2749. [link]


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Study Abroad in British Isles - 2010
Interested in studying abroad during Spring Quarter 2010 in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland? Come to an informational meeting to find out all the details! Meetings held on Tuesday, November 25 at 1:00 p.m. or 4:00 p.m., Demaray Hall 255. Sponsored by the English Department. Contact Dr. Luke Reinsma, lreinsma@spu.edu.


Study Abroad in Italy
Applications available now! Summer in Italy (Tropea, Calabria). Spend 3 weeks, earn 11 credits in language and History. Visit Sicily, Rome, Pompeii, Reggio Calabria, Stromboli volcano (live), and see miles of breathtaking beaches! Contact Dr. Alberto Ferreiro, beto@spu.edu or visit the website attached. [link]


SPRINT Applications Available Online
Learn more about SPRINT 2009 trips and download the application at the attached link. Applications are due Friday, December 12 (last day of the quarter), so start now! Sponsored by SPRINT, contact Nick Swenson, sprintcoordinator@spu.edu. [link]


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FALCON SPORTS

Friday - Men's Basketball - Sodexho Tip-Off Classic
SPU Men's Basketball vs. University of Mary, 7:00 p.m., Royal Brougham Pavilion.


Friday - Women's Basketball -GNAC/CCAA Challenge
Women's Basketball vs. UC San Diego, 5:00 p.m., Bellingham, Washington.


Saturday - Men's Basketball - Sodexho Tip-Off Classic
SPU Men's Basketball vs. Cal State San Bernardino, 7:00 p.m., Royal Brougham Pavilion.


Saturday - Women's Basketball - GNAC/CCAA Challenge
Women's Basketball vs. Cal Poly Pomona, 5:00 p.m., Bellingham, Washington.


Saturday - Cross Country - NCAA Championships
Men's and Women's Cross Country, NCAA Championships in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, times TBA.


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WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK?

WELLNESS FAIR
Monday, November 17, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Science Bldg. Lobby. Come enjoy free massages, yoga, raffles, and more! Several participants will provide services such as blood pressure, stress balls, sleep tents, light therapy, and Wii table. This event is free and sponsored by the Student Counseling Center.


Weekly ASSP Senate Meeting
Monday, November 17, 8:30 p.m., Library Seminar Room.


Oh Behave! Professional & Social Etiquette Dinner
Tuesday, November 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Upper Gwinn. Sponsored by Career Development Center, 2nd floor SUB, 281-2485. [link]


Graduate Programs Open House
Tuesday, November 18, 4:30-6:00 p.m., McKenna Hall, 2nd floor conference room. Prospective students interested in the MBA or MS-ISM programs can learn more about how to get started in the graduate program. Contact Debbie Wysomierski, djwysom@spu.edu, 281-2753.


Graduate School - Psychology - Information Session
Tuesday, November 18, 2:00-3:30 p.m., Bertona 1. Prospective students interested in finding out more about the Psychology and related fields graduate program will hear from a panel of professors and grad students. Contact Janelle Jensen, jjensen@spu.edu.


University Players Perform at Chapel
Thursday, November 20, 9:30-10:20 a.m., First Free Methodist Church. Contact Kyle Feldman, kfeldman@spu.edu, 281-2933.


Unlimited Perform at Union Gospel Mission
Thursday, November 20, 11:00 a.m., Seattle Union Gospel Mission. For more information, contact Kyle Feldman, performing groups coordinator, kfeldman@spu.edu, 281-2933


Thursday Food For Thought - George Scranton & Dynamic Scripture
Thursday, November 20, 12:30-1:15 p.m., Library Reading Room. Professor of Theatre, George Scranton, presents "Rereading the Bible Again (for the First Time)," an introduction to the art of reading Scripture aloud through his orchestrations for speech choir. This is a brown bag lunch event with question and answer time to follow, audience participation welcome! Sponsored by SPU Library.


Perkins Center Forum - Bruce Hevly
Thursday, November 20, 1:00-1:50 p.m., Demaray Hall 150. "Lumpers and Splitters: Racialist Thought in Early American Science." Bruce Hevly from UW will draw on examples from Thomas Jefferson's "Notes on the State of Virginia" and other racial science episodes to argue the question on lumping versus splitting used to organize our thinking. Sponsored by The John Perkins Center. Contact Max Hunter, huntem1@spu.edu. [link]


The Alto Part - Mainstage Play
Thursday/Friday, November 20-21 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, November 22 matinee at 2:00 p.m., EE Bach Theatre, McKinley Hall. Tickets available at Fine Arts Box Office, 281-2959.


PROGRESSIVE PARTY - Hosted by Hill Hall
Thursday, November 20, 9:00 p.m.-12:00 midnight. Come enjoy a Hill Hall tradition! Spend the holidays all in one night! Thanksgiving will begin in Moyer Hall at 9:00 p.m., followed by Christmas in Emerson Hall Lounge at 10:00, ending with New Year's in Hill Hall at 11:00, complete with a countdown to midnight! There will be food, activities, and fun! Bring your friends and couple of dollars to get in--see you there!


Noche de Salsa (Salsa Night)
Friday, November 21, 7:00-9:00 p.m., SUB Gazebo Room. Enjoy an evening of Latin American music, traditional snacks, and fun! Salsa dance instruction for the 1st hour, followed by dancing--no experience required. Sponsored by SALSA club. Contact Yolanda Vogel, vogely@spu.edu.


Wind Symphony Concert
Friday, November 21, 7:30-9:00 p.m., First Free Methodist Church. The Wind Symphony is a select ensemble of wind and percussion players directed by Gerry Jon Marsh. Admission is free.


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