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Jenica Finnegan, project coordinator, Community of Bilingual English-Spanish Speakers, talks about increasing diversity of STEM and medical professionals in our community.

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Spring & Winter Course Requests Due to Nevada Wolf Shop

Instructors, would you like to check one thing off your busy to-do lists? Submit your Spring & Winter textbook course requests to the Nevada Wolf Shop now. The Wolf Shop needs time to research and source affordable options for students. Include information on access codes, online assignments, and/or supplies that may be required. Nevada Wolf Shop: Every Purchase Supports Every Student. For questions or more information, call 775-784-6597 or email bookstore_textbooks@lists.unr.edu.

Accessibility Forum: 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28

The Information and Communications Technology Committee is hosting a campus community forum from 4-5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28, to present a summary of actions and continuing efforts with online accessibility. The forum will be held in the Joe Crowley Student Union Theatre. A summary of the external audit will be presented, as well as an overview of the University's work toward software, web and instructional content accessibility. There will be a question-and-answer session at the end of the presentations. $3 parking permits will be available for purchase on the top floor of the West Stadium Parking Complex after 3:30 p.m.

USAC Visiting Professor and FIDA Applications Now Available

International Opportunities for Faculty & Staff with USAC: The University and USAC invite qualified faculty and staff to apply for a Faculty International Development Award (FIDA) and/or a Visiting Professorship (VP). Both programs provide an excellent opportunity for professional development while experiencing a USAC study abroad program first-hand. The FIDA program invites faculty and staff to apply for a grant to participate in a USAC summer program like a student while the Visiting Professor program invites full time faculty to submit proposals for teaching abroad in one of USAC’s summer or semester programs. To learn more and ask any questions you may have on either program, we will be offering an info session during International Education Week (IEW). Faculty International Opportunities: Thursday, November 15th, noon-1 p.m., USAC Annex, Carmelo Urza Conference Room (2nd floor). Come learn about international opportunities for faculty and staff at this combined presentation from OISS, USAC, and ACO including the Fulbright program, USAC’s Visiting Professor (VP) and Faculty International Development Award (FIDA) programs and Faculty-Led Travel Programs. In the meantime, to request an application, please contact the following: - FIDA application: kaitie.brown@usac.edu - VP application: visitingprofessors@usac.edu.

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