Lab Assistants Needed for Fall 2014

ITS User Services is seeking new Lab Assistants for the Fall Term 2014. Approximately 35 Lab Assistants will be hired for the start of Fall Term 2014.

Students will be scheduled to work no more than 10 hours between the hours of 8:00 am and Midnight, 7 days a week, in one of the three campus computer labs. Work schedules are planned around an individual’s class and extracurricular schedule.

Job Description:

Student Lab Assistants (LA) monitor and maintain the computer lab facilities on the campus and are available to help fellow students with any questions in regards to using the lab facilities.

During work shifts Lab Assistants are expected to:

Answer and assist lab users with any questions about the lab facilities in a courteous manner.
Enforce the rules of the lab.
Refill printer supplies such as paper, ink and toner as needed.
Maintain the appearance and upkeep of the lab.
Report any computer problems and errors to the lab manager.
Be comfortable with the operation and maintenance of computers, printers, and associated equipment.
Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe products, internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Firefox), Windows 7, and OS X Mavericks. (Some training is provided)
Provide a high level of customer service.
Be punctual and reliable.

Training: All Lab Assistants will be required to attend a full day of training before the start of Fall Term. You will be paid for this training and meals will be provided.

To apply, visit the Job Bank.

McAndrew Article Published

Frank McAndrew, (psychology) has a new publication in the May/June issue of Aggression and Violent Behavior. The title of the article is “The Sword of a Woman: Gossip and Female Aggression.”

Galesburg Public Library-Summer Volunteering

Looking for a fun way to give back to the community this summer? Be a summer reading voilunteer at Galesburg Public Library! Summer reading volunteers help the library manage the Children’s Summer Reading Program by staffing the registration table and signing children up for program; handing out prizes; helping prepare crafts and activities; helping with children’s programs; and more.

All Summer Reading Volunteers must:
• Be a student entering 7th-12th grade or in college
• Be willing to volunteer one 2-hour shift per week from June 2nd through July 26th.
• Attend a mandatory orientation held at the library.
• Be energetic, creative, and LOVE working with children

Sound like the volunteer opportunity for you? Come join our team! To get an application, contact Melinda Jones-Rhoades at 343-6118 or

Schulz, etal., Publication in Print

Chuck Schulz (physics) and collaborators have recently had a new publication appear in print:
“Iron Nitrosyl ‘Natural’ Porphyrinates: Does the Porphyrin Matter?” Graeme R. A. Wyllie, Nathan J. Silvernail, Allen G. Oliver, Charles E. Schulz, and W. Robert Scheidt, Inorg. Chem. 53, 3763-3768 (2014).

Senior Voice Recitals, May 16, 17

Anna Gong will present her vocal work on Friday May 16, at 7 p.m. in Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts.

Eli Mulhausen and Elizabeth Lerum will present their vocal work on Saturday, May 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts.

Recitals are free and open to the public.

Talks by Kasser

Tim Kasser (psychology) recently gave an invited virtual keynote entitled “Consumer Capitalism, Materialistic Values, and Children’s Well-being” at the 4th Psychology in Service of Family Conference at the University of Gdansk, Poland.

Kasser also gave a talk on “Materialism and well-being: Meta-analytic results” as part of a symposium on “Recent Advances in Materialism Research” at the 86th Annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association in Chicago, IL.