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WALK-INS MONDAY 2/5 | 12PM - 3PM

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ATTENTION ALL GRADUATING SENIORS!

Please be sure to schedule an appointment with an NSC advisor to confirm that you are on track for May or August 2018 graduation. Why wait? Schedule an appointment today!

February 1st - Deadline to Apply for May 2018 Graduation Without a Late Fee!

February 1st is the deadline for undergraduate students to apply for May 2018 or August 2018 graduation without the late fee. You are able to apply from your UAccess homepage. Once you apply for graduation, schedule an appointment to meet with your academic advisor to complete your graduation check (Degree Audit Worksheet). Completing the application in your UAccess Student Center is the step that needs to be processed on or by February 1, 2018 to avoid a $50 late fee.


Submitting the application is $50.00 for all students and is charged to your Bursars’ account. If you submit the application after February 1 you will be charged $50 (application fee) plus an additional $50 (late fee) for a total of $100. Avoid the late fee and apply today if you plan to graduate this May 2018 (Spring) or August 2018 (Summer).


Applications will be accepted after February 1, however a $50.00 Late Candidacy Application fee will be assessed


*If you plan to graduate December 2018 or Winter 2018/19 your deadline is September 1.


CALS Commencement Information - https://commencement.arizona.edu/content/college-agriculture-life-sciences

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NSC 475 - Nutrigenomics

Need a 7-week 2 upper division course? Consider adding NSC 475 - Nutrigenomics!


Nutrigenomics is the application of genomics to human nutrition. This online course will explore relevant technologies, genetics and nutrition. Designed by researchers in colleges and centers of excellence, it will be continually updated with the latest information.

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NSC CLUBS

Interested in joining a nutrition related club?Click the club name below to view their meeting time and date!

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

1. Diet/Dish Aid Part Time Positions Available - Serious Applicants Only

Location: Park Avenue Rehab

Address: 2001 N Park Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719


Position Requirements:


  • MUST PASS A FULL BACKGROUND CHECK
  • MUST BE ABLE TO BE TB TESTED OR PROVIDE PROOF OF TB TEST
  • MUST PASS DRUG SCREEN
  • MUST BE AVAILABLE AT LEAST 24 HOURS A WEEK THAT IS THREE 8 HOUR SHIFTS
  • MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM CONSTANT LABOR AND MEET TIGHT TIME SCHEDULES
  • MUST BE ABLE TO READ TRAY CARDS AND COMPREHEND DIET ORDERS
  • MUST BE OKAY WITH WASHING DISHES AND FAMILIAR WITH AIR DRYING
  • PREFERRED FOOD HANDLING KNOWLEDGE OR EXPERIENCE


  • MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS
  • MUST BE PUNCTUAL
  • MUST BE RELIEABLE
  • MUST BE SELF MOTIVATED


To apply, contact Brandy Johnson at brandJohnson@EnsignServices.net | 520-719-5246

2. Student Worker Laboratory Position

Dr. Peter Cotty’s Laboratory for Aflatoxin Reduction in Crops, in the Department of Plant Science, is looking to hire students for the fall semester and beyond.

Our laboratory is located off-campus at 416 W. Congress (downtown).


We have multiple positions that we are looking to fill and is a great opportunity to learn microbiological and molecular techniques along with the use of laboratory equipment.


Our research has global impacts on food safety and human health. We are looking for students that are punctual, responsible, reliable, careful and honest.


Please see the attached a flyer for additional information about the positions and requirements for applying.


Contact David Edmunds with any questions.

dedmunds@email.arizona.edu

520-626-8932

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VOLUNTEER/INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

1. Body Positive Volunteer Opportunity

Body Positive Arizona at Campus Health is requesting your help!


On Wednesday, February 21, we are hosting our annual Body Positive Fair! Our team is dedicated to enhancing self-worth and positive body image among all U of A students. During the Body Positive Fair, dozens of organizations will be out on the mall to celebrate “everyBODY” with activities and information.


One of our main events is the health body image survey. We need the help of volunteers to conduct the survey and score the results.


As a member of our survey team you will be entered in a raffle drawing for valuable prizes!


We ask our volunteers for at least a one hour commitment on February 21 between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. If you are unable to commit to one hour, please still let us know if this event interests you and we can make the necessary arrangements.

Volunteers must also attend a brief training on one of the following dates at Campus Health:


Date: February 13, 2018 Time: 3:30 PM-4:45 PM

Date: February 14, 2018 Time: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM


If you are interested please email Michael Robles at mrobles2896@catworks.arizona.edu with the following information:


  • Your name
  • Availability on Wednesday, February 21 between 10:00 and 2:00
  • Which training date you prefer to attend

2. Smarter Lunchroom Movement Volunteer Opportunity

The University of Arizona Nutrition Network (UANN) will be piloting an evaluation project starting next semester that will seek to increase fruit and vegetable (F&V) selection and consumption among four middle schools in Tucson. The project will be using the principles of Behavioral Economics via the Smarter Lunchroom Movement to gently nudge middle school students to select and consume F&V from their salad bars. Please check out the hyperlinks to learn more about the UANN and the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement. This pilot project will focus only on highlighting the salad bar, which is one of the eight strategies of the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement. Highlighting the salad bar would include creating signs and posters, developing creative names for the F&V items in the salad bar, hosting taste tests, and moving the salad bar in an optimal location in the cafeteria.


Potential Tasks as Volunteers:

We are looking for at least 15 dedicated volunteers to support our project throughout the spring 2018 semester (January through May on a first come, first serve basis). As one of the volunteers, you will be assisting to do the following:


· Complete the CITI Training (Online – Free)

· Work hands-on with middle school student groups such as the Student Wellness Advocacy team (SWAT), cooking club students, student councils, and other student-led groups. You will be helping middle school students make signs and posters, plan and hold taste test activities during lunch time, think of ways to get their peers to go to the cafeteria, and make creative names for the F&V items in the salad bars.

· Conduct interviews with cafeteria staff.

· Conduct qualitative “before” and “after” observations of the cafeteria.


Time Commitment:

We are looking for students who will be able to commit to volunteering at least 2 hours per week or 10-15 hours per month.


We are specifically looking for volunteers who can volunteer between 11AM-2PM. It does not have to be during this entire time, but these are the times when most middle schools have lunch. *minimum of 2 hours at a time


RSVP to:

Marianne Kim at MarianneKim@email.arizona.edu


*With your RSVP, include the days of the week (M-F) you are most available. Note that most middle schools operate between 7:45am-4:00pm.

3. UA Nutrition Network Spring 2018 Volunteer Orientation/Training

The University of Arizona Nutrition Network (UANN) will be providing a Volunteer Training for any Nutritional Sciences Student who would like to become a volunteer on:


Wednesday, February 7th 2018 from 5:00 to 6:30 PM

in the Shantz Building Room 159


Becoming a volunteer can help meet your requirement of volunteer hours, engage you with our local community and build experience to add to your resume and be competitive in the job or internship market.


For more information about the Arizona Nutrition Network, please visit: http://www.eatwellbewell.org/ and http://www.uannpima.org


Everyone who wishes to be a UANN volunteer must attend the volunteer training. The training will last 1.5 hours. All volunteers who attend this training will also receive a Volunteer Certificate at the end of the session.


If you are interested in becoming a UANN volunteer:

Please RSVP to MarianneKim@email.arizona.edu if you plan on attending and let us know your preferred T-shirt size.

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RESOURCES & MORE

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Study Abroad - NSC 455 Mediterranean Diet & Health - Application due February 15th

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Design Thinking Challenge

Are you passionate about environmental sustainability, improving communities, and creating change?


If so, you may be interested in our 2018 Design Thinking Challenge - Accelerating Change: From Consuming to Conserving.


The purpose of the challenge is to raise awareness of energy consumption on campus and propose ideas to change the status quo. On a campus as large as ours, this sounds like a good idea, right?

The Spring 2018 Challenge- Accelerating Change: From Consuming to Conserving


1. You don’t have to participate in this challenge alone. You will work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team of your peers to propose innovative solutions using the design thinking process. You can bring your own team or join a team when you register.


2. Each team works with a mentor to support them in creative problem-solving, including pitching ideas to clients, judges, and potential employers, creating and testing prototypes.


3. Teams will compete for cash prizes and the opportunity to see their ideas implemented.


4. There is no cost to participate. All majors are welcome.


Why participate in the Challenge?


Most employers want to see a college graduate who has experience working on a team and solving complex problems. This Design Thinking Challenge will give you an opportunity to learn and practice these essential skills and apply them to creating change around energy consumption on our campus.


Upon completion, you will earn an engaged learning notation on your academic transcript to highlight in your resume.

For more information + Sign up: https://arizona.joinhandshake.com/events/119930

Questions? Go to http://career.arizona.edu/design-thinking or email Devon Thomas at devonthomas@email.arizona.edu
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2018 Health Professions Expo

Tuesday, Feb. 13th, 12-4pm

Campus Recreation, Multi-Activity Court (MAC Gym)

1400 E. 6th Street, Tucson, AZ 85721

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