3 things to know today

GPSC barbecue

The Graduate and Professional Student Council is holding a free barbecue on the UA Mall today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Work for the government

Students interested in working for the U.S. Department of State should drop by the Eller College of Management on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students from Zone One Advertising will be tabling and answering questions to develop interest in the government agency.

A mint, moving pictures and a Pope

In 1792 the U.S. Congress authorized the U.S Mint in Philadelphia. In 1902, the first movie theater opened and in 2005, Pope John Paul II died.