World Cup Watch Party TODAY

July 1, 2014 | by lshipley | | Leave a Comment

Join us in the LAH Common room for a USA vs. Belgium 2014 FIFA Watch Party! On Tues, July 1, 2014 from 3:00 PM – 4:45 PM we will stream USA vs. Belgium on the big screen. Bring your own drink, we’ll provide popcorn.

Are you doing an unpaid internship this summer?  If so, we may have scholarship for you! Email Stacey (samorous@austin.utexas.edu) or Linda (LMayhew@austin.utexas.edu) with the name of the organization or company where you’re interning and a description of your position.

LAHSC Mentoring Applications

May 15, 2014 | by lshipley | | 1 Comment

Nick Gatz, Sarah Fisher, and Ena Ganguly are in charge of the mentoring program for the LAH Class of 2018.

We are looking for a diverse group of people with different interests/campus activities to mentor a group of about 3-5 entering Freshmen.

It is a great opportunity to help freshmen get adjusted to college and make new friends.

The application has a few short questions, you don’t need to write an essay but please answer every question.

Thanks, and let us know if you have any questions!

The application can be found online here.

 

Rousseau Reading Groups This Fall

May 12, 2014 | by lshipley | | Leave a Comment

LAHSC is looking for LAHers to lead Rousseau Reading Groups in the Fall. These reading groups are primarily for the incoming class of freshman and will meet just once during the first few weeks of the Fall semester. We welcome a variety of book selections, so choose your favorite novel or something you think every freshman should read and sign up! Anyone interested should fill out the application to be a group leader by Friday, May 23:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/11sSbn7TByPfftiSLT0dgvUc-Tnt2r4ZFurp_uSgMoTk/

Please copy the application, fill it out, and email it to Haley Williams at hbwilliams93@gmail.com and Claire Smith at cls4398@utexas.edu with any questions! Thank you!

The Harry Ransom Center is currently seeking docents, special event volunteers, and visitor service volunteers to join us for the upcoming year of exhibitions, including The Making of Gone With The Wind and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Benefits include specialized training and behind-the-scenes insights into exhibitions and collections.

We invite applications from undergraduate and graduate students. Applications will be accepted through Monday, June 16. Volunteer training starts in late August. To apply or learn more, visit www.hrc.utexas.edu/about/participate/publicoutreach/.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me or Lisa Pulsifer, Associate Curator for Education and Public Engagement, at lisapulsifer@austin.utexas.edu

Texas Battle for Change- The Battle of the Bands Event on May 10th, 7 – 11pm

UNB 3.202

Join us for a free concert to celebrate the anti-human trafficking efforts in Austin. We will have local heroes speak out about their struggles and their victories, and listen to talented local musicians. Talent includes: Hunter Jones, Yuma, Lace Tunes, and Life So Far.

If you have questions about this event, you can contact Jackie Chorush through email: jchorush@utexas.edu or call:   (832)573-2993

Check out the facebook page: www.facebook.com/UTTexasBattleforChange  They have a web site set up: TxBattle4Change.org, though the information is not fully updated there.

 

Come view screenings from LAH 350′s Documentary Film & Inquiry tonight!

 

The Bikes and Cars team included the following students:

Mark Malish

Maria Garcia

Susan Odion-Esene

daniella Hernandez

 

The Austin Opera team included the following students:

Rose Legone

Jay Huh

Hayes Beyersdorfer 

The screening will be held at this location:

CLA 2.606 Normandy Scholars Room on Tuesday, May 6, 7:00 – 8:30 PM

PLEASE invite friends and family (and, especially, anyone who was in the film) to the screening!

In 1985, the College established an annual staff awards program to honor outstanding staff members.  The winners of the award will be invited to an awards luncheon hosted by the Dean. Up to four awards are given out annually.  Thanks to Stacey for all her hard work in making LAH such a wonderful program.

Ensemble Concert this Sunday!

May 1, 2014 | by lshipley | | Leave a Comment

The LAH Music Ensemble’s end of semester concert will take place at 5:30 pm this Sunday in SAC 1.106.

LAHers if you will be in Austin all or part of the summer, consider signing up to volunteer to meet, greet and pre-advise the incoming LAH class of 2018. We will be having a info/ training session Tuesday, May 6 3:00-4:30ish in the LAH Commons room. Sign up on the Google doc if you are able to attend the training… I’ll have Tiffs Treats there. :-) http://goo.gl/VrI2Xo