News Briefs 10/27


Condoleezza Rice, former National Security Adviser and Secretary of State under the George W. Bush administration, is scheduled to speak to students on Nov. 3 at 1 p.m. in the BankUnited Center Fieldhouse. Rice will discuss her career in Washington and her new book, “No Higher Honor – A Memoir of My Years in Washington.” Students may pick up tickets with a valid Cane Card from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the UC Information Desk on Thursday. The first 200 students will receive a free book.


The Toppel Career Center will be holding walk-in mini mock interviews with a peer adviser. Mock interviews are available Monday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


The Office of Student Account Services is raffling an iPod Touch, iPad 2 and MacBook Pro in support of United Way. Tickets are being sold in the office (Ashe #158) Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Dec. 1. Tickets will be sold one for $5 or 3 for $10. The drawing will be held on Dec. 2 at noon. Winners will be contacted via email.


The Society of Professional Journalists will be hosting a lunch in the School of Communication Courtyard on Thursday from 1 to 3 p.m. Students who give up their First Amendment right of freedom of speech will receive free pizza. For more information, email


Sophomores and juniors pursuing a career in mathematics, engineering or the natural sciences may be eligible for the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship which covers up to $7,500 of expenses per year. Students with a strong academic record (3.7+ GPA) are encouraged to apply. For more information, email the Office of Prestigious Awards and Fellowships at or visit

Jonathan Borge may be contacted at

October 27, 2011


Jonathan Borge

Assistant News Editor

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