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Sign up to volunteer on Community Service Day, February 20
The Center for Community Outreach invites faculty, staff and students to take part in a Community Service Day on Saturday, February 20. Participants can choose among a variety of community service projects, ranging from environmental work to games and activities with children, at 15 work sites on and off campus. Transportation is provided to all work sites. For more information or to sign up, call the Center for Community Outreach at (860) 486-1165. If you wish to register with a group of people, please call the center first to find out the availability of the specific site, as some sites fill up quickly.

Nominations of students sought for McCullough award
The Division of Student Affairs is calling for nominations for this year's Donald L. McCullough Memorial Award. The award is named for Donald L. McCullough, former director of the Office of Student Activities. Nominees must be students currently enrolled at the University and in good academic standing. They must have demonstrated continuous and outstanding service to the University through their participation in co-curricular activities and must have been committed to enhancing the quality of student life at the University. Nomination forms are available in the Center for Programming and Outreach, Room 190, Student Union, or by calling (860) 486-2311. Nominations should be sent to the Donald L. McCullough Memorial Award Committee, c/o Kevin M. Fahey, 290 Student Union, U-8. The deadline for nominations is Friday, February 26. The award will be presented April 22, during a reception in honor of all the University's student leaders.

Day of Remembrance marks date of Executive Order 9066
The Asian American Studies Institute is sponsoring a Day of Remembrance to be held on Friday, February 19, to commemorate the date in 1942 when President Franklin Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066. The order led to the mass removal and detention of about 120,000 Japanese Americans from the West Coast during the next four years, ostensibly in the interest of national security. Speakers at the February 19 event will be Glenn Kumekawa, professor emeritus, University of Rhode Island, whose family was interned at Topaz, in Utah; Motoko Ikeda-Spiegel, a New York City artist, and her sister Tomoko Wheaton, also of New York City, whose family was interned at Heart Mountain in Wyoming. Kumekawa and Ikeda-Spiegel spent their high school years in internment camps. Wheaton, after two years in camp, came to UConn as one of 13 students allowed to enroll at the University in 1944. The event will take place at the Asian American Cultural Center, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Join the celebrations for the Year of the Hare, February 16
The Asian American Cultural Center invites members of the University community to join in celebrating the Chinese New Year, with activities including a presentation of the Lion Dance, Chinese calligraphy, horoscopes, fortune telling, tea and candy. The events will take place on Tuesday, February 16, from noon-4 p.m., in the Student Union Lobby.