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University Within the University (U2) lists the following new classes.
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Level 2(Intermediate)
April 20, 1 to 3:30 p.m., 361 Upson II
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of computers, mouse, and file saving and retrieving skills.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to calculate advanced formulas, organize worksheet and table data using various techniques, create and modify charts, analyze data using PivotTables and PivotCharts, insert objects, and customize and enhance workbooks and the Microsoft Excel environment. Presenter: Heidi Strande.
Bicycle Commuting 101
April 21, noon to 1 p.m., Wellness Center, Spin Room
Beat high fuel prices, get excercise, and have fun! We'll show you how easy it is to commute to work by bicycle through looking at equipment, safety, techniques, weather, and also some local programs and statistics. You'll find out how little effort is required to start and how versatile a tool your bicycle can be. Presenter: Joseph Vacek.
April 21, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Swanson Hall, Room 10-12
For those near retirement, find answers to questions about your TIAA-CREF retirement. How much income will you need? Where will it come from? What income options best fit your needs? TIAA-CREF can help you identify your goals and develop a strategy to achieve them. This session will also cover wills, estates and supplemental retirement annuities. Employees on NDPERS may also find this session beneficial. Presenter: Christine White, TIAA-CREF.
Beyond Regulations: Supporting International Students During Cultural and Academic Adjustment
April 22, 10 a.m. to noon, International Centre
From differences in university administrative structure and classroom environment to different expectations for social interactions, UND's students from outside the United States face a wealth of new experiences and challenges during their studies. These differences can also provide challenges for faculty and staff interacting with international students. This workshop will address some of the common challenges that international students may face. We will discuss the resources and recommendations that we give to students during international student orientation and related programs. We will also provide faculty and staff with tools for empowering international students who may be struggling with the new environment. Presenters: Anne Ekkaia and Shannon Jolly.
Go Green When You Clean
April 22, 6 to 7 p.m., Wellness Center, Culinary Corner Kitchen
Today’s household cleaners can be very toxic and harmful if not used properly, as well as expensive. Commercial and chemical-based products are tough on your wallet as well as your health. Join us in the Culinary Corner as we learn how to make our own non-toxic cleaning products that will help transform your home into a non-toxic and healthy haven. Cost is $5; pay at the Wellness Center when you arrive for the session. Presenter: Karina Wittman.
-- Patricia Young, U2 Coordinator, Continuing Education, email@example.com, 777-0720