SNAC INFO - UPCOMING EVENTS - GET INVOLVED
WEEK OF DECEMBER 11TH
MONDAY - THURSDAY 9-4PM
WINTER COURSES DATES & DEADLINES
December 20th - W period Begins.
January 1st - DEADLINE to withdraw online through UAccess.
January 2nd - Course withdrawals may only be processed with the approval of the student's college Dean on a Late Change Petition through January 5th.
January 5th - Final deadline to submit Late Change Petitions through CALS.
January 9th - LAST DAY OF WINTER CLASSES.
NSC Online Winter Course Options
NSC 101 - Intro to Human Nutrition
NSC 255 - Food & Culture (Tier II INDV)
SPRING 2018 COURSE UPDATES
NSC 475 - Nutrigenomics
NSC 475 - Nutrigenomics was recently added to the schedule of classes for spring 2018. This course is offered online during the 2nd seven week session.
COURSE OPTIONS TO CONSIDER
FSHD 257 - Dynamics of Family Relations
FSHD 323 - Infancy/Child Development
FSHD 377 - Adolescence
FSHD 408 - Program Planning and Evaluation
Department: Microbiology (MIC)
MIC 195D - Colloquium: This Wormy World (1 unit)
MIC 195F - Plauges, People, and Society (1 unit)
MIC 204 - Microbes & Society
MIC 328R - Microbial Physiology
MIC 433 - Medical & Molecular Virology
MIC 456 - Topics in Biotechnology
NEW STATISTICS OPTION OFFERED THROUGH CALS
Note - Time and day are currently TBA. Contact Danielle Burhow at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to get on the wait list.
Interested in CALS Research?! Consider CALS 496S - Frontiers in Life Sciences Research
SPRING 2018 AND SUMMER 2018 GRADUATION
Attention Spring/Summer graduating students, you must submit your graduation application in your UAccess Student Center, select graduation application from the drop down menu, and the deadline to do this, without late charges is February 1st, 2018.
NSC Advisors can meet anytime to complete the degree check paperwork, but submitting the online form is required before Feb. 1st to avoid a late fee. Late submissions are accepted, with the late fee being charged.
MD ANDERSON SUMMER RESEARCH EXPERIENCE IN CANCER PREVENTION
Call for 2018 Applications: Summer Research Experiences!
· Visit our website at www.CancerPreventionTraining.org/Summer after 12/1/17 to apply.
· This NCI-Funded R25E Summer Research Experience in Cancer Prevention is open to
undergraduates, graduates and health professional students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
· We regret that applicants with visas are not eligible.
· We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds including underrepresented minority students, students from
economically disadvantaged and underserved backgrounds, and students with disabilities.
· Research experience term: June 5th through August 10th, 2018 (10 weeks).
· Competitive stipend provided.
· Application deadline is Friday, January 19, 2017 - 11:59pm CT.
Paid Undergraduate Biology Research Program
Interested in scientific research?
Experience how research is done!
Apply to UBRP!
UA's Undergraduate Biology Research Program (UBRP) provides opportunities for students to participate in a paid, mentored, summer research experience involving inquiry, design, investigation, research, scholarship, discovery, and the presentation of experimental results.
UBRP students will work full-time (35 hours/ week) for 12 weeks during Summer 2018.
Learn more and start your application today at http://ubrp.arizona.edu/programs/ubrp/apply/
Applications are due FEBRUARY 1, 2018 at 5pm.
International Rescue Committee - Nutrition and Food Security Intern
Nutrition and Food Security Intern
The Nutrition and Food Security Intern works in close coordination with Reception and Placement Case Managers to educate newly arrived refugee families about nutrition and how to access nutritious foods in their communities. Through home visits and field trips, the NFS Intern will implement nutrition education curriculum around meal planning, food safety, storage, and health and wellness through diet choices. The goal of this program is to teach new families to make healthy meal choices from day one and be an active participant in their own preventative health plan.
- Coordinate with interpreters, case managers and newly arrived families to implement nutrition curriculum within first two weeks of arrival
- Transport families to local grocery stores to implement curriculum on how to identify and purchase nutritious foods
- Conduct follow up visits with the family to provide additional education around meal planning and selecting nutritious alternatives as appropriate for family composition
- Identify basic health issues related to nutritional deficiencies and adapt curriculum to meet these educational needs
- Track and document all field activities.
- Background in diet and nutrition education
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people from other cultural backgrounds; strong interpersonal communication skills
- Demonstrated teaching skills, especially with English language learners
- Driver’s license, personal vehicle, auto insurance, and clean driving record and willingness to drive clients in personal vehicle.
- Ability to self-direct and communicate effectively
- Ability to multi-task and direct students of all ages in loud and unstructured environments
- 15 hrs/wk for 3 months with blocks of time no shorter than 4 hours
- Primary availability during IRC business hours (M-F; 8:30am-5:00pm)
Reports To: Nutrition and Food Security Coordinator
Ensure you upload a resume and a cover letter stating the position you are applying, your interest in interning with the IRC, and your potential availability and attach it to your application online. Internship applications lacking one or both of these documents will be considered incomplete.
Academic Skills Tutoring
Academic Skills Tutors (ASTs) are current UA students who have been at the UA for at least a year. They are able to meet with students one-on-one to discuss the transition to UA. Students can drop-in or make appointments to go over anything from getting involved on campus to effective study strategies. In addition, ASTs lead workshops all across campus. http://thinktank.arizona.edu/college-survival/academic-skills-tutoring
The schedules for the following offerings are attached : Workshop Wednesdays at Bear Down Gym, Workshop Wednesdays Online, Graduate Student Workshops, Weekly Workshops, Drop-in hours at Disability Resources, and the International Student Services “Let’s Talk About” series.
Drop-in Tutoring at the THINK TANK has modified hours at Manzanita-Mohave and Coronado. Please note that we are now offering Business tutoring in addition to math tutoring at Coronado! (Again, this link will take you there to see: http://thinktank.arizona.edu/sites/thinktank.arizona.edu/files/FA%2016%20Tutoring%20Drop%20In%20Schedule.pdf)
Supplemental Instruction (SI) is weekly study sessions led by students who have previously taken the course and received an A or B. SI Leaders attend class and meet with professors to ensure SI sessions cover the important course concepts, predict and practice test material, develop test prep strategies and discuss readings.
Students can also get updates about the SI schedule and exam integrations session from our Instagram account @UATTSI.
Everything listed above is completely FREE!
Some fee-based services such as Exam Preps include:
http://thinktank.arizona.edu/exam-preps-0 , Academic Coaching http://thinktank.arizona.edu/college-survival/bundles, Learning Curve http://thinktank.arizona.edu/learning-curve, or private tutoring http://thinktank.arizona.edu/tutoring/private-tutoring-request-form