Happy new fiscal year from the controller’s office! Mileage reimbursement rates have increased to $0.565/mile for any travel incurred after June 30, 2013, according to Eric Barger, controller. Please use this new rate for mileage reimbursement in fiscal year 2013-14. For more information contact Barger at email@example.com.
All are invited to view a display of selections from the University Museum, located in the display case across from the Shepard Freshman Resource Center on the first floor of Buckley Center. Included in the display of photographs and memorabilia are Clive Charles’ Portland Timbers jersey from when he played for the Timbers (pictured) prior to coaching UP men and women’s soccer, some letterman sweater emblems from the 1950s, and vintage film equipment. To see more historical artifacts and photographs, all are welcome to visit the University Museum in the basement of Shipstad Hall, room 014. Hours are Monday and Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; or by appointment. For more information contact Carolyn Connolly, museum coordinator, at 8038 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the surface of the moon, followed closely by Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin. The University conferred an honorary doctorate of science on Aldrin at commencement exercises on May 10, 1970. During the course of his visit, Aldrin gave a talk, shook hands, and signed autographs for admirers in Buckley Center Auditorium. A certain star-struck young future upbeat editor, all of ten years old, snuck to the back of the line after meeting Aldrin and getting his autograph so he could shake hands and ogle his idol once again, hoping said idol wouldn’t notice. He noticed.
For more history from this week see the University Almanac at www.up.edu/almanac.