First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs)

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All FIGs (listed below) will meet at their designated locations. 

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Fall 2014 Topics and Meeting Times

88: St. Claude/Jackson Barracks

This FIG will explore the changing St. Claude corridor and the impact of rapid change in downtown New Orleans neighborhoods.  This FIG will meet weekly beginning on August 28th from 4:30 - 5:30 PM in the Student Success Center.  Please contact Lindsey Jakiel at lbjakiel@uno.edu for more information.

Coffee with a Coach

This FIG will provide students the opportunity to have one-on-one interaction with UNO coaches!  This FIG will meet in the Student Success Center on September 3rd from 10:00 - 11 AM and will kick off with Volleyball coach Millicent Van Norden.  Please contact Brandon Rizzuto at brizzuto@uno.edu for more information!

Digital Forensics and Benevolent Hacking

This FIG will discuss digital forensics, malicious software, reverse engineering, networks, programming, and a host of other topics in computer security.  Release your inner benevolent hacker!  Join us in Math 329 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM on August 25th.  Please contact Golden G. Richard III at golden@cs.uno.edu for more information.

My Gay FIG

This first year interest group is designed for students who identify as part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQQ) community and their allies.  Join us on August 26th from 4:00 - 5:00 PM in the Student Success Center!  For more information, please contact Mike Hoffshire at mhoffshi@uno.edu or Nick Fuselier at nfuseli@uno.edu.  Check out our outline!

Working in Sports: Jobs and Opportunities

This FIG will help students to explore different employment opportunities and roles within a collegiate athletic department.  This FIG will meet on August 26th from Noon - 1:00 PM in the Student Success Center.  Please contact Brandon Rizzuto at brizzuto@uno.edu for more information.

 

Please email Nicole Ralston at nralston@uno.edu for further FIG information!