Briefs 3/27/12

Mar 262012

Research the Colorado State research process

Behind closed doors at Colorado State University, there’s groundbreaking research being conducted –– and now, those outside the doors have a chance to peek inside.

Today at 4:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the Yates Building, students will be able to not only learn more about the College of Natural Sciences research, but also have a chance to get involved.

The Natural Sciences Ambassadors are hosting a lab/research tour, and students from all backgrounds can attend for a chance to see Simon Tavener, the associate dean for academics, present on how to find research opportunities within and outside of CSU.

After the presentation, attendees will be divided into small groups and will visit four to five labs within their areas of interest.

Event contact Laura Conrad can be reached at (719) 355-9933 for more information.

Learn to lead with ‘REAL’ advice

Today at 3 p.m. in Room 203 of the Lory Student Center, students have can a skill that will carry them on to success throughout all aspects of their life: leadership.

The Rams Engaging in Active Leadership (REAL), a group designed to aid in leadership education of the CSU student body, will lead today’s workshop that will focus on the imperative, and often underrated, skills needed in interpersonal and professional leadership.

The workshop is free and open to all CSU students and faculty.

Event Contact Anupama Mehrotra can be reached at (970) 491-0970.

Get down with Oak and Gorski

Fans of Lifetime’s critically acclaimed original movie “A Nanny’s Secret,” the classic Amanda Bynes film “She’s the Man” and “CSI:NY” might recognize the music of Oak and Gorski, a folk duo that is making stop tonight at the Ramskeller.

The group has sold more than 30,000 copies, and according to their website, they have pioneered a brand new genre of “cello rock.”

The concert starts at 6 p.m. in the Ramskeller. The event is sponsored by the Asian Fest student organization, Campus Activities, ASCSU, among many other campus organizations.

Make a career out of being a crazy cat lady

Do you love your cat more than you love yourself? Do you find yourself wishing that your dog were a person? Well, the Career Center is going to help you out!

Today at 5:30 p.m. in Room 230 of the LSC, the Career Center is hosting an event where interested students can see lucky folks who have made a career in caring for animals discuss their crafts.

Interested students can RSVP at 970-491-5707.

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