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University of Hawaii Second Life "Happy Holidays" Party

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University of Hawaii Second Life "Happy Holidays" Party

Time: December 11, 2009 from 3pm to 7pm
Location: http://slurl.com/secondlife/University%20of%20Hawaii/56/226/2
Website or Map: http://www.hawaii.edu/secondl…
Phone: 808-429-6600
Event Type: party
Organized By: Sam Joseph
Latest Activity: Dec 11, 2009

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Friday, December 11th 3-7pm Hawaii time (will run as late as you can keep on partying)
New avatar orientation 3-4pm
Party landing Point: http://slurl.com/secondlife/University%20of%20Hawaii/60/203/21

Following the success of our first three events celebrating the University of Hawaii in Second Life, we're hoping you'll join us in costume for our Happy Holidays party! Here are the photos from some of the previous parties.

http://www.techhui.com/photo/albums/celebrating-university-of
http://www.hawaii.edu/secondlife/2009/10/29/halloween-party/

Join us on December 11th to meet University of Hawaii Second Life users (students and faculty and researchers) from various departments and see our island, which replicates part of the Manoa campus and is used for meetings, classes and research. We will have Linden cash prizes for the best seasonal costumes and a series of games and activities.

An orientation session will be held at 3pm for new users. To attend you will need to download the Second Life program (http://www.secondlife.com) and have an account, both free (see below for instructions).

3:00 - 4 pm New Avatar Orientation (Sam Joseph)
4:00 - 5 pm Communications Workshop (Sam Joseph)
5:00 - 5:45 SL Games! (Diane Nahl)
5:45 - 6:00 HOLIDAY COSTUME CONTEST
6:00 - ?:00 Dancing the night away (DJ Becca Imako)

Questions? E-mail Sam (srjoseph@hawaii.edu) or IM Sam Solomon in Second Life.

Get a Second Life Account:
1.) Registering for a free SL account requires name and email. Go to https://join.secondlife.com or use the convenient procedure set up for academics through this Web site: http://virtualability.org/signup.aspx (You may skip the Assistive Technology and Information Request pages)

2.) Think carefully about choosing your avatar name, it cannot be changed; although you can create multiple avatars.

3.) You get your account and avatar immediately upon registering. You can then
download the free Second Life client software.

After downloading the SL client you can login for the first
time. You will land at the Orientation area on Virtual Ability Island.

4.) Teleport to UH System Island by clicking, or pasting this link into a Web browser. It opens a Web page with a Teleport button that takes you directly to the UH Island http://slurl.com/secondlife/University%20of%20Hawaii/56/226/2

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Comment by Daniel Leuck on December 11, 2009 at 2:53am
We have a very important presentation today, but I'm going to try to pop in. We are all really impressed with the UH SL campus. Sam - the SL work you are doing for AquacultureHub is amazing stuff. I'm really looking forward to hearing more about the coral farming classes that will be held in SL.

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