Updates From the Student Nutrition Advising Center
Please scan the SNAC TIME newsletter for important advising updates, SNAC events, and links to advising and tutoring schedules. Be sure to browse the GET INVOLVED section in the lower half of the newsletter for different opportunities to build your resume.
Updates from Nita & Michelle
GRADUATING SENIORS: you do not need an appointment to fill out your Degree Audit Worksheet, Feel free to drop in.
More important spring 2016 dates and deadlines: http://registrar.arizona.edu/dates-and-deadlines/view-dates?field_display_term_value=161
UPCOMING EVENTS IN SNAC
CAMPUS CONNECTION: Mastering Scholarship Universe
Thursday, Feb. 18th, 11am-12pm
SNAC (Shantz 238)
OSFA will also explain summer financial aid options.
Open Study Hours
- Tues, Feb 16: 9:00-4:00
- Wed, Feb 17: 9:00-4:00
- Thurs, Feb 18: 9:00- 11:00 & 12:00-4:00 (Closed 11:00-12:00)
- Fri, Feb 19: 9:00-4:00
- Mon, Feb 22: CLOSED ALL DAY
- Tuesday-Friday: 9:00-4:00
* The hours above indicate when the advising center is open for students to come in and study; this is not a walk-in advising schedule. For advising schedule please check Wise Advising. https://sbs.arizona.edu/advising/student/login.php?k= or click the button below.
NSC Tutoring Hours by Appointment
OFFERING SUPPORT IN...
- Various Nutrition Courses
- General Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
*Tutoring services are available on a first-come first-served basis at no additional cost to the student.
^^^ Click here to schedule your advising or tutoring appointment today! ^^^
THE SNAC TEAM
Nutritional Sciences Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Nutritional Sciences Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Nutritional Sciences Nutritional Sciences Tutor
Nutrition Club Meeting
Thursday, Feb. 25th, 5pm
SNAC (Shantz 238)
Not yet a member? No problem! Just show up to any meeting and join on the spot. Dues and shirts can be purchased anytime SNAC is open and at Nut Club meetings.
- Club dues=$10
- Club Shirts=$15
- Water bottles=$10
Spring 2016 Responsible Conduct of Research Workshops
Spring 2016 Workshop Schedule:
The Office for Research & Discovery is pleased to announce the spring schedule of Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) workshops. These interactive, discussion-based workshops are open to all of campus, and designed specifically for graduate and undergraduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and early career faculty. All workshops count towards fulfillment of RCR training requirements from the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
Thursday, February 18, 2-3:30pm, Student Union, Tucson Room?
Thursday, March 3, 2:00-2:30pm, Tucson: AHSC 3230 | Phoenix: HSEB C402
Tuesday, March 8, 11:00am-12:30pm, Student Union, Ventana Room ?
Thursday, March 24, 1:00-2:30pm, BIO5/Thomas Keating Building, Room 103?
Two sessions offered:
Wednesday, March 30, 1:00-2:30pm, BIO5/Thomas Keating Building, Room 103
Thursday, April 14, 2-3:30pm, Tucson: AHSC 3230 | Phoenix: HSEB C402
Thursday, March 31, 2:00-3:30pm, Tucson: AHSC 3230 | Phoenix: HSEB C402
Wednesday, April 13, 11:00am-12:30pm, Student Union, Ventana Room
Tuesday, April 19, 1:00-2:30pm, Student Union, Catalina Room
Thursday, May 5, 2:00-3:30pm, Tucson: AHSC 3230 | Phoenix: HSEB C402
Education & Non-Profit Career Day
Wednesday, Feb. 17th, 3-6pm
Remember: A degree in a nutrition is a great foundation for other fields. Some of the employers at this fair may also have leads on food and nutrition related position openings within their organization.
The Do's and Dont's of Linkedin
Wednesday, Feb. 17th, 3-4pm
CALS Career Center Boardroom (Forbes 202)
Ask an Interviewer Day!
Wednesday, Feb. 17th, 11am-2pm
CALS Career Center (Forbes 204)
Ask the recruiter anything career-related! Questions about resumes, common interview questions, what companies are looking for in potential candidates, how to prepare yourself for post-college life, etc.
Sign up for a 15 min time slot today at : http://doodle.com/poll/pa5ug7t7vxpnhx66?ct=t%28CALS_Career_Center_Weekly_News1_15_2016%29
Friday, Feb. 19th, 9-11am
Shantz 101 Lab
Come conduct a sensory evaluation on spinach washed in essential oils!
Panel will take place on Fridays Feb 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th
Intrested Canidates can contact:
Dr. Sadhana Ravishankar, Associate Professor
Kamini Joshi, Graduate Student
Please contact before Thursday, so that sufficient quantity of salads can be prepared.
Spirit of Inquiry Research Program
SIRP PROPOSAL DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 19
Do you want to work on a research project that isn't determined for you by a professor or syllabus, but you lack the guidance or funding? If so, this grant is perfect for you.
The Spirit of Inquiry Research Program provides grants to any Honors student, regardless of major, to pursue research projects of their own design under the guidance of a top UA faculty mentor. Research can be done in any field.
Grants are awarded up to $1,500. A committee comprised of students, faculty, and community members selects the award-winning proposals. All Spirit of Inquiry Research Grant recipients present their work in the Spring semester following their award.
The deadline to submit your proposal is February 19, 2016.
To learn more and access the application, visit http://www.honors.arizona.edu/students/spirit-inquiry-research-program
Are You An International Student?
International Student Services has partnered with THINK TANK and Career Services to offer these free workshops for international students. No sign-up needed. Please forward to any students that could benefit from these workshops.
Thursday, February 25- Ask a Wildcat: Practicing English Speaking & Discussing Academic Skills with a UA student
Thursday, March 10- Ask a Wildcat: Writing Success: Quick Tips and Resources
Thursday, March 24- Ask a Wildcat: What should I know about American-style interviews?
Thursday, April 7- Ask a Wildcat: How to Most Effectively Utilize the Writing Center
2016 Health Professions Expo
Tuesday, Feb. 23rd, 1-5pm
Student Union Memorial Center, Tucson, AZ, United States
Call for Pre-Health Professions Student Volunteers
The University of Arizona Pre-Health Professions Advising Center is looking for 20-25 student volunteers to assist with as well as before and after the 2016 Health Professions Expo. We are asking a minimum of a 2 hour commitment. Note: Dean Excuses will be provided for students who qualify.
If you are interested, you MUST attend an Orientation meeting on
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
The University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center
Picacho Room, 6:00 pm -7:00 pm
If you have questions, please contact me at 621-6346 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
There are two ways you can volunteer for the Race:
1. We are always looking for volunteers to help with pre-Race planning, organization and marketing. If you are interested in helping us pre-Race, please fill out this volunteer application.
2. It takes hundreds on Race day (March 6th) to provide the best experience to our participants.
If you are interested in volunteering on Race day, please email email@example.com
Also, more information can be found here:
Women In Medicine & Science (WIMS)
the first program at the University of Arizona and ASUA recognized club specifically dedicated to promoting and enhancing women's experiences in medicine and all related sciences.
This program's website, attached below, includes all of the extraordinary opportunities this organization has to offer! Among these many opportunities, members gain access to numerous shadowing and research opportunities, network with prestigious physicians and professors, and gain insight on the struggles and setbacks experienced by many women exploring the sciences today.
If you are interested in furthering your education on women-related challenges and would like guidance on issues such as how to get involved in shadowing and undergraduate research opportunities, apply and submit the attached online application or visit the website below to learn more about our organization! The application deadline is March 1, 2016
Food Corps Application Open
If you are looking to serve your community, help kids get excited about vegetables, learn new skills, and become part of a network of food change makers around the country, then this opportunity is for YOU. Please tell your friends! www.foodcorps.org/app
Leadership Honors Bootcamp
Sunday, May 22nd, 12am to Friday, May 27th, 12am
1731 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest
Nominations are due by March 1st and space is limited. After a review of the nominations, you will receive an enrollment form. Please view the nomination form attached.
*Please contact an NSC adviser if you are seriously considering this program as we can help identify funds to help with travel expenses*
Additional information is available at www.leadershiphonorsbootcome.net . Should you have any questions please contact the Director of Leadership Honors Bootcamp Nancy White at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org or 602.509.0630
Volunteer in Peru this Summer 2016!
VOLUNTEER IN PERU THIS SUMMER 2016!
IChange Peru is looking for volunteers interested in Health, Social Work, Education, Music and more!
Impact the underprivileged communities of Peru.
Learn about the culture while gaining professional experience.
Explore one of the world's most diverse countries and it's spectacular beauty.
Application Deadline: April 1, 2016
Info Sessions at University of Arizona:
February 23 6pm Pima Room (Student Union)
March 1 6pm Pima Room (Student Union)
March 15 6pm Pima Room (Student Union)
April 19 6pm Pima Room (Student Union)
May 3 6pm Pima Room (Student Union)
May 17 6pm Pima Room (Student Union)
The Learning Curve
Tuesdays: February 16th, 23rd, and March 1st from 3:30-4:45 p.m.
Thursdays: April 7th, 14th, and 21st from 3:30-4:45 p.m.
*Note- the series involves attendance at three consecutive sessions with a professional Learning Specialist (students will either attend the first three sessions or the second set of sessions, but not both). This is a fee based service billed directly to your Bursar Account. The cost for three sessions is $95.
To register or if you have questions contact Cassandra Hirdes at email@example.com or 520-626-8017.
Student NEEDED on Research Project - METLAB
Global Student Embassy - Summer Trip to Nicaragua
A small group of 15-20 U of A students will be taken to Nicaragua for two weeks over the summer to do agricultural and public health work.There they will work with local students and professionals to promote and implement sustainable agriculture and environmental awareness, as well as, work with a local clinic to provide nutrition classes to expectant mothers.
Register at : www.globalstudentembassy.org/uofa
More Information at: www.globalstudentembassy.org/uofa
Intern Role at Tucson Village Farm
The intern in this role must have the desire to learn and willingness to work hard.
-Various CALS Majors
-Sophomore or higher
-2.5 GPA or higher
Experience: No experience necessary.
Description: We have two main positions, one that is focused on education and teaching youth gardening and nutrition and the other is actually working on an urban farm. The farm internship hours are somewhat flexible. Farm interns will learn and practice organic farming techniques, integrative pest management, weed management, harvesting and distribution, and many other skills that accompany small-scale arid lands food production. The educational programs are T-W-TH from 8-12. Education interns will teach youth ages K-12 our gardening and nutrition curriculum during our Growing Forward field trip program.
Compensation: While we currently don’t have funding to pay our interns, academic credit is possible and is determined by the home department. It can be possible to receive elective credit and to do so. An intern would work with Nancy Rodriguez Lorta, firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Process: To apply to be a TVF Intern, email Elizabeth Sparks with a cover letter and resume to email@example.com
Thursday, April 14th, 9:30am
Student Union Grand Ballroom
Then we need you to exhibit at STEAMworks, on April 14, 2016 at the Student Union Grand Ballroom!
Save the date! STEAMworks is a one day-exhibition to engage high school, Pima Community College, and UA undergraduate students in hands-on demonstrations of STEAM technologies and expose them to exciting study and career possibilities.
Apply to exhibit at steamworks.arizona.edu
Not interested in exhibiting, but want to volunteer? Sign up to volunteer at
http://steamworks.arizona.edu/volunteer and tell us how you can help!