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Senior Class Board Now Accepting Applications
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New Game Room Leagues
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Marching Band Membership
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Buchtelite Hiring for Fall
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Latin American Baroque Colonial Music
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SAE Regular Class Aero Design Team Fundraiser
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College Democrats Bake Sale
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UA Theatre One Act Festival
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Volunteer-A-Meal
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Exam Slam Car Bash
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Alzheimer's Disease Teleconference
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ASME BW-3 Fundraiser
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Life With Term Limits
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EveryBODY Rock Your BODY
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Synergy Solutions Final Creducation 101 Presentation
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Graduate Composition Recital
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Senior Class Board Now Accepting Applications April 26 - May 7
Time: n/a
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The Senior Class Board is currently accepting applications for new members. Students who will be seniors in Fall 2004 and/or May 2005 are eligible to be a part of the board.

The goal of the Senior Class Board is to provide programming events that support seniors and the University community. In the past, the board has assisted with Homecoming, ZipFest and the All Campus Recognition Dinner, as well as holding senior movie nights at the Student Union and this year's bowling night for seniors.

Please contact Cindy Mako Robinson at makoc@uakron.edu for more information.


Sponsored by: Senior Class Board
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New Game Room Leagues April 26 - May 14
Time: n/a
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The new Student Union game room will feature 13 new pool tables, a new video room and a new eight-lane bowling area with the new cosmic effect Extreme. Students are encouraged to begin organizing bowling and billiard leagues for the Fall semester now.

Location: Student Union, first floor

Contact Information:
George Tilden
get@uakron.edu
330-972-6390
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Marching Band Membership
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All students are invited to join "Ohio's Pride" and support The University of Akron as part of the UA Marching Band. The University of Akron Marching Band is open to all students regardless of academic major.

Any student interested in joining the marching band should contact the band office at (330) 972-6919. Participation in the band will fulfill the physical education requirement. Students should also sign up online for class number 75341 (course number 7510:126-001).

Students interested in the percussion, colorguard or twirler units should contact the band office as soon as possible to receive audition information.


Location: Guzzetta Hall 119

Contact Information:
Galen S. Karriker
gsk1@uakron.edu
330-972-6919


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Buchtelite Hiring for Fall
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Is your resume missing something?

The Buchtelite, UA's student newspaper, is now hiring for the Fall semester. The paper employs writers, editors, photographers, graphic designers and advertising salespersons. There are several stipend positions available as well as numerous openings for reporters and photographers.

All majors are welcome; no experience is necessary. Students who are looking for valuable work experience in a relaxed environment and who enjoy being creative should apply by contacting next year’s editor-in-chief, Martin Cizmar, at (330) 972-7395 or martin@buchtelite.com.


Location: Student Union 51

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Latin American Baroque Colonial Music April 26
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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All members of the Universitycommunity are invited to hear intriguing rhythms and wonderful compositions at a baroque instrumental ensemble with University singers led by Dr. Samuel Gordon, Jeff Leigh and Joseph Guy. The ensemble will perform music from Colonial Mexico and South America on Monday, April 26, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at St. Bernard's Cathedral.

Contact Information:
Jeffrey S. Leigh
jsl3@uakron.edu
330-384-8968
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SAE Regular Class Aero Design Team Fundraiser April 26
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Society of Automotive Engineers Regular Class Aero Design Team is conducting a fundraiser this Monday, April 26, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at Buffalo Wild Wings on E. Exchange Street.

The team will receive 20% from all food purchased to benefit the organization. Attendees can support the team by handing in a flyer with their orders at no additional cost (flyers will be handed out at the door). Funds will be used to cover the travel expenses of sending students to a competition in Fort Worth, Texas.

Students are encouraged to come with their friends, enjoy the food, watch the NBA and NHL playoff games and relax before the rush of finals!


Sponsored by: Society of Automotive Engineers
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College Democrats Bake Sale April 27
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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The College Democrats will be holding its last bake sale of the Spring semester Tuesday, April 27, from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in Olin Hall. Students will also have an opportunity to order UA Democrats T-shirts for only $10 and register to vote.

For more information, please visit http://www.uadems.com and click on "Events."


Location: Olin Hall

Sponsored by: College Democrats
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UA Theatre One Act Festival April 28 - May 2
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The University of Akron Theatre Department presents the UA One Act Festival 2004 featuring a variety of one act plays produced and directed by students enrolled in the Directing 2 class, including:

"Someone Who'll Watch Over Me" - by Frank McGuinness
Wednesday, April 28, 8:00 p.m. - Varian Studio, Guzzetta Hall, Room 28
Director: Erik Morrison (*Note: adult language and content)

"Titanic" - by Christopher Durang
Thursday, April 29, 8:00 p.m. - Daum Theatre, Kolbe Hall
Director: JT Buck (*Note: adult language)

"The Rise and Fall of Enver Hoxha" (a comedy) - by Donal Horgan
Friday, April 30, 8:00 p.m. - Sandefur Theatre, Guzzetta Hall
Director: Drew Clark (*Note: family friendly)

"The Man Who Turned into a Stick" - by Kobo Abe
Friday, May 1, 8:00 p.m. - Daum Theatre, Kolbe Hall
Director: Lane Smerglia

"Story Theatre" - by Paul Sills
Saturday, May 2, 2:00 p.m. - Daum Theatre, Kolbe Hall
Director: Debra Danielle Duffy (*Note: family friendly)

Admission is free to all performances.


Contact Information:
Theatre Department
tjd1@uakron.edu
330-972-7890
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Volunteer-A-Meal April 28 - April 30
Time: n/a
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All students are invited to join in the fight against hunger by donating one meal or a sum of money from their Zip card account to benefit the Children's Hunger Alliance. Donation tables will be set up on:

Wednesday, April 28, 4:30-6:00 p.m. - Robertson Dining Hall
Thursday, April 29, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. - Student Union
Friday, April 30, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. - Robertson Dining Hall

Students' generosity will enable meals to be prepared and distributed through the Ohio Hunger Task Force child nutrition programs to 62 counties across Ohio!


Contact Information:
Chrissy Catanzarite/President
chrissy_catan@yahoo.com
330-376-0212


Sponsored by: Kappa Omicron Nu
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Exam Slam Car Bash April 28
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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The men of Theta Chi Fraternity would like to help all students relieve a little stress and end-of-the-semester frustration by participating in a car bash on campus Wednesday, April 28, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. between James A. Rhodes Arena and Olin Hall. All proceeds will benefit the United Service Organizations.

Contact Information:
Dan Wise
drw6@uakron.edu
330-687-2952


Sponsored by: Theta Chi Fraternity
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Alzheimer's Disease Teleconference April 28
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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The Community & Technical College, in cooperation with the Greater East Ohio Area Alzheimer's Association and Barberton Palliative Care, is serving as a host broadcast site for the 11th annual Hospice Foundation of America's "Living with Grief: Alzheimer's Disease" national teleconference. The live broadcast will take place Wednesday, April 28, from 1:00-4:30 p.m. in the Polsky Building, Room 402, and will feature national experts on the disease and moderator Cokie Roberts of ABC News.

The event is free and open to the public. Students and/or their families and friends who wish to learn about the disease and its devastating effects are especially invited to attend.


Location: Polsky Building 402

Contact Information:
Dr. E. Kennedy
eak2@uakron.edu
330-972-6932
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ASME BW-3 Fundraiser April 28
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is conducting a fundraiser this Wednesday, April 28, from
6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at Buffalo Wild Wings on E. Exchange Street. A.S.M.E. will receive a percentage of all food and drinks purchased during that time period.

Students are encouraged to bring their friends, have some great food, enjoy the games on the big screens and have fun!

Please direct any questions to k@uakron.edu.


Sponsored by: American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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Life With Term Limits April 29 - April 30
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All students who are interested in politics are invited to a “Life With Term Limits” conference hosted by the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics Thursday, April 29, through Friday, April 30.

The conference will begin Thursday afternoon with a series of reports from the Joint Project on Term Limits, including case studies from several term-limited and non-term limited states and data from a national survey of legislators, as well as a variety of related topics.

The conference will be held at the Student Union on Thursday, April 29, and the Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls on Friday, April 30.

Students can attend the conference for free; however, registration is required. Meals are available at an additional cost.

For more information or to register, please contact the Bliss Institute at (330) 972-5182 or go online at http://www.LifeWithTermLimits.com.


Contact Information:
Bliss Institute
bliss@uakron.edu
330-972-5182
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EveryBODY Rock Your BODY April 29
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Need a reliever from finals? Then come to Rock Your Body Day in the Student Union on Thursday, April 29, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

92.3 Xtreme Radio will be there playing the hits and giving helpful information on student health insurance, sponsored by Medical Mutual. Free massages and a Zainy Grainy candy station will also be available.

Students who need information about how to deal with stress are also invited to attend a free information session presented by Eric Hayden, Ph.D., in the Student Union, Ballroom C.


Location: Student Union

Sponsored by: University Program Board and Student Dietetic Association

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Synergy Solutions Final Creducation 101 Presentation April 30
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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All students are formally invited to the final presentation of Professor Cathy Martin’s Integrated Marketing Communications class to Citibank Credit-Edsm on Friday, April 30, from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in Leigh Hall,
Room 214.

During this semester, the class, named Synergy Solutions, used a donation of $2,500 from Citibank Credit-Edsm to research, plan, implement and evaluate an integrated marketing communications campaign to promote credit education to the students at The University of Akron.


Location: Leigh Hall 214
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Graduate Composition Recital April 30
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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The School of Music Graduate Composition Recital will take place Friday, April 30, from 7:30-9:00 p.m. in the Guzzetta Recital Hall. The recital will feature new music including human beat-box and electronica, cello concerto, humorous woodwind trio, double bass and violin duos and song cycle.

Location: Guzzetta Recital Hall

Contact Information:
Jeff Leigh
jsl3@uakron.edu
330-384-8968
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Feature Twirler Auditions May 1
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The University of Akron Marching Band feature twirler auditions will be held Saturday, May 1, from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. next to the E.J. Thomas fountain. Twirlers should meet in the Guzzetta Hall atrium prior to the audition.

The University of Akron Marching Band is open to all students regardless of academic major. For more information and audition requirements, please call the Band Office at (330) 972-6919.


Location: Guzzetta Hall/E.J. Thomas

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Conference Workers Needed June 11 - June 13
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Part-time temporary help is needed for the annual Alcoholics Anonymous conference on campus June 11, 12 and 13 to assist with information booths and venues.

Requirements include: good communication skills and ability to drive a golf cart for transporting attendees and give driving directions from campus to areas in and around Summit County.

For more information, please stop by the Workforce Development and Continuing Education office in the Polsky Building, Room 466, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


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UA Choral Auditions Aug. 30
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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All students are invited to audition for the choral ensembles in the School of Music for the Fall semester regardless of major.

Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Samuel Gordon, meets Monday through Thursday from 2:15-3:05 p.m. and is an advanced chorus.

University Singers, under the direction of Mrs. Ann Usher, will meet Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 2:15 p.m. also and usually consists of freshmen and sophomore music majors as well as many non-music majors at all levels.

A brief audition can still be scheduled this Spring or on the first day of classes in the Fall. For more information, please contact Mrs. Usher at (330) 972-6923 or Dr. Gordon at (330) 972-5211.


Location: Guzzetta Hall
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How to Get Your Information In Zipmail
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The University of Akron's Zipmail is a compilation of University announcements for University students, sent each Friday unless circumstances require otherwise. The deadline for submissions to be considered by the University is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Zipmail is a University of Akron communication vehicle established for the benefit of The University of Akron to communicate with its students. Items will be accepted for publication only when the University is directly involved in the activity through participation, sponsorship, or partnership with one of its recognized organizations, colleges or departments. The University reserves the right to edit or to refuse to run any submission for any reason. Zipmail is not, nor is it intended to be, a public forum or a limited public forum. Questions about the implementation of this policy may be directed to zipmail@uakron.edu.

Items to be considered for inclusion in Zipmail should be sent through the Zipmail Event Submission Form. Due to the volume of submissions received, items will not run more than one time.

Questions about specific announcements should be made to the contact person/department/organization listed in the announcement.Your event will automatically be forwarded to the University's online calendar. The Zipmail Coordinator can be reached at x2837.
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