Date Book

Campus Events

  • Teach for America. Jeremy Tor, a 2006 UA alumnus, discusses how Teach For America corps members are changing the life prospects of their students while setting themselves up for long-term success in whichever field they plan on pursuing. 12:30. Free. Social Sciences Room 332
  • Teach for America. Amy Hermalik, a 2005 UA alumna, gives a short information session regarding Teach for America. If you’re considering Teach for America or are curious about it, this information session is for you. 8 p.m. Free. Student Union Memorial Center, Tubac Room
  • Persona deadline approaching! The deadline for submissions to Persona, the UA’s undergraduate literary and art magazine, is this Friday! You can submit your work in the English department office in Modern Languages 445, specifying that it be placed into the Persona mailbox. For submission specifics, visit
  • Free screening and discussion. Al Gore’s “”An Inconvenient Truth”” is being showed courtesy of the Institute for the Study of Planet Earth and the Global Change Doctoral Minor Graduate Interdisciplinary Program. The movie will be followed by a panel discussion. Noon. Free. SUMC Gallagher Theater
  • Art exhibit. “”Guardian Angels of National Parks”” features paintings by local artist and teacher Jay Kyle Petersen. 9 a.m. Free. Campus Christian Center Art Gallery, 715 N. ParkAve.
  • Catmasters public-speaking meeting. UA Catmasters, a subsidiary of Toastmasters International (an organization that focuses on effective and professional communication), holds regular meetings every Thursday. 6 p.m. Free. SUMC, Tubac Room
  • Entertainment

    • Turkish film screening. The Turkish Society is hosting a showing of “”Hokkabaz”” (The Magician). The movie is in Turkish with English subtitles. 7 p.m. $3. Cesar Chavez Building Room 301
  • Free concert. The University Activities Board is sponsoring a free lunchtime concert. Noon. Free. UA Mall stage
  • Movie showing. The movie “”Deja Vu”” is showing at Gallagher. To check out the movie site go to 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. $3. Gallagher Theater
  • Big-screen basketball. Watch the UA men’s basketball team battle it out with the Washington State Cougars on the big screen at the Park Student Union. 6:30 p.m. Free. Park Student Union Food Court
  • Poker. Bring your poker face and $5 to compete in this Texas Hold ’em event. Prizes will be awarded. 6 p.m. $5. PSU, Coati Room, Javelina Room
  • “”In The Groove 2″” Tournament. Step up and compete in this fast-paced video game tournament. 6 p.m. $5. SUMC Games Room