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6:00 am

Begin the school year the right way by utilizing a free faculty and staff 14-day trial for the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. That's right, 14 days this fall semester, you will have full access of the Rec facility. Swing by beginningSeptember 16th through 29th and GET ACTIVE! We offer group fitness classes, recreational swimming, personal trainers, and many more opportunities. Please email crmember@uh.edu with your peoplesoft number and “14 Day Free Trial” as the subject. Don’t forget to bring your Cougar Card when you arrive. 

For more information visit www.uh.edu/recreation

8:00 am

“Hispanic Health Summit:  Challenges and Solutions”

Keynote Speaker: State Rep. Carol Alvarado

Area health and academic experts will discuss the critical issue of health in the Hispanic community and the major health initiatives currently being conducted.

See the release for more event information.

For more information or to register for the event, visit http://www.hispanic-health.org/summit.html

1:00 pm

Receive a Cougar Ally placard to display in your office to increase awareness, knowledge and sensitivity toward LGBT people and issues.

Register for Cougar Ally training through PASS, Search by "ally": To search go to Training, Request Training and Search by Course Name.

The SPIN database contains a comprehensive listing of funding opportunities, including those from grants.gov. Learn how SPIN can help you find an opportunity and help keep you abreast of additional opportunities that may arise using its user-specified filters and notification alerts. In the second hour, learn how to creating a budget for your proposal using InfoEd.

Artist talk by Fallen Fruit (David Burns and Austin Young)

Fallen Fruit uses fruit as a lens to investigate urban space, ideas of neighborhood and new forms of located citizenship and community. From protests to proposals for new urban green spaces, the artists aim to reconfigure the relation between those who have resources and those who do not, to examine the nature in and the nature of the city, and to investigate new, shared forms of land use and property. David Burns and Austin Young are two members of the Los Angeles-based collective and exhibiting artists in Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art.

Fallen Fruit is a long-term art collaboration that began by mapping fruit trees growing on or over public property in Los Angeles. The collaboration has expanded to include serialized public projects, site-specific installations and happenings in various cities around the world. By always working with fruit as a material or media, the catalogue of projects and works reimagine public interactions with the margins of urban space, systems of community and narrative real-time experience.  From participatory performances such as Public Fruit Jams and Fruit Meditations, to ongoing indexical work such as Public Fruit Maps and curated exhibitions that reorganize the social and historical complexities of museums and archives by re-installing their collections through syntactical relationships of fruit as subject, the three artists of Fallen Fruit — David Burns, Matias Viegener, and Austin Young — deploy fruit as a lens through which to see the world.

4:00 pm

Join us for discussion on MBA and MSF careers in Finance.

For more information visit https://www.bauer.uh.edu/career-center/index.php

Coogs For Candidates is on!!! Hello Fellow Coogs, Please come and join UH SGA, UH Dem's, and UH Repub's in welcoming incumbent Annise Parker, Office of the Mayor | City of Houston, Ben Hall, and Eric Dick to the University of Houston UCBB Commons in order to share with the student body their plans for Houston's future if elected as Mayor in November 2013.

*Recommended attire: Business Casual but, no one will be turned away. (with Catherine Tassin de Montaigu and Michael Salvo)!

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/UHoustonsga

5:00 pm

21 + only

Fallen Fruit is a California-based collective. From protests to proposals for new urban green spaces, they aim to reconfigure the relationship between those who have food resources and those who do not, examine the nature in and of cities, and investigate new, shared forms of land use and property. Fallen Fruit’s participatory projects have included Public Fruit Jams, in which they invite citizens to bring homegrown or public fruit and join in communal jam-making; Nocturnal Fruit Forages, nighttime neighborhood fruit tours; Public Fruit Tree Adoptions that invite the public to plant trees on the margins of private property. In Neighborhood Infusions, Fallen Fruit will explore the essence of place through a display of vodkas infused with fruit gathered in various neighborhoods in their hometown.  On September 26th, the collective will serve vodka to participants in this public event and invite them to share stories about their own Houston neighborhoods.

5:30 pm

Survive UH 101: Tips with the Gammas

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/houstongammas?fref=ts