The Office for the Study of Automotive Transportation has moved to Room 403, U-M Transportation Research Institute, 2901 Baxter Road 2150.
The Department of Grounds and Waste Management has moved to 2550 Draper Drive 2115.
The nominations deadline for the Workplace 2001 Staff Recognition Awards is March 5. Nominations should be mailed to Workplace 2001 Awards Committee, Human Resources and Affirmative Action, 4005 Wolverine Tower, 3003 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1281.
Consultants from 4-HELP, the computer help hot line, will be unable to handle trouble calls Feb. 1618 due to the relocation of the services phone center. Questions about computing problems can be sent via e-mail to email@example.com. The 4-HELP service will reopen Feb. 19.
The Department of Intramural (IM) Sports is accepting entries for its volleyball tournament 11 a.m.4:30 p.m. Feb. 1214 and for its table tennis tournament until 4:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at the IM Sports Bldg. (IMSB). Entry fees and event times and dates are:
Table tennis: The cost is $5 for singles and $9 for doubles. The tournament will be held at 10 a.m. Feb. 10 at the Sports Coliseum.
Volleyball: The cost is $35 per team. A mandatory managers meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 15 in Cliff Keen Arena. The tournament will be Feb. 1718 at the IMSB, beginning at 10 a.m. both days.
For more information, call (734) 763-3562.
The University Musical Society (UMS) presents Hubbard Street Dance Chicago at 8 p.m. Feb. 910 at the Power Center for the Performing Arts and pianist Dubravka Tomsic at 4 p.m. Feb. 11 at Hill Auditorium.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago will perform two different programs. The Feb. 9 program will include Rassemblement (The Gathering) by Nacho Duato, Split by Trey McIntyre and Read My Hips by Daniel Ezralow. The Feb. 10 program will consist of Tanze (Six Dances) by Jiri Kylian, Lets Call the Whole Thing Off by Harrison McEldowney, Jardi Tancat (Enclosed Garden) by Duato, Lady Lost Found by Ezralow and Minus 16 by Ohad Naharin. Tickets are $38, $34, $24 and $18.
A pupil of Artur Rubinstein, Tomsic will perform works by Bach, Liszt and Prokofiev. Tickets are $40, $30, $20 and $14.
For more information or to order tickets, call the UMS box office, (734) 764-2538, or visit the Web at www.ums.org. Outside the 734 area code, call (800) 221-1229.
The Health System is offering classes for African Americans with diabetes that include information on proper nutrition, exercise, medication, dental care and other topics. Participants also will learn ways to prevent kidney disease, blindness, amputations and other health problems associated with the disease.
Two informational open houses are scheduled Feb. 19. They will be 35 p.m. at Miller Manor, 727 Miller Avenue, and 5:157:15 p.m. at Sequoia Place, 1131 Maple Road. Registration is required. For more information, call (734) 936-2687.
A reception and panel discussion titled The Look of Shakespeares History Plays will be held Feb. 13 in the Special Collections Library, seventh floor, Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library. The reception begins at 7 p.m., and the program starts at 8 p.m.
Four panelists will discuss their experiences in designing productions of Shakespeares history plays: Jeannette Lambermont and Dany Lyne of the Stratford Festival of Canada; Blake Anderson, chair of Wayne State Universitys Department of Theatre; and Nephelie Andonyadis, U-M assistant professor of theatre and drama. Gary Decker, U-M assistant professor of theatre and drama and production supervisor, Department of Theatre and Drama and School of Music, will moderate the discussion.
The event is part of the March Michigan Residency of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
The St. Mary Student Parish Education Lecture Series presents Rev. William J. Byron speaking on Sunday into Monday: Reflections on Workplace Spirituality at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 at St. Mary Student Parish, 331 Thompson St. A reception will follow in Newman Center Lounge.
Byron is the pastor at Holy Trinity Church in Washington, D.C. He taught Social Responsibilities of Business 19922000 at Georgetown Universitys McDonough School of Business. He has written several books on spirituality and the workplace.
For more information, call Moira Boehm, (734) 663-0557, ext. 221.
Richard Lester, director of the Industrial Performance Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is the featured lecturer in the Deans Seminar Series of the College of Engineering. His talk, Productivity and Creativity: Old Lessons from the New Economy, or New Lessons from the Old? will be held at 3 p.m. Feb. 9 in Room 1610, Industrial and Operations Engineering Bldg. A reception will follow.
The Deans Seminar Series was established by Dean Stephen Director to bring internationally renowned academics and researchers to the University to share knowledge, exchange ideas and stimulate discussion.
The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority (AATA) has added a 7 a.m. trip to its Route 36 U-M Shuttle inbound from Wolverine Tower. For more information, call AATA, (734) 996-0400, or visit the Web at www.theride.org.
Michigan Visiting Nurses (MVN) is providing free flu shots for Health System employees, students, patients and visitors 9 a.m.6 p.m. Feb. 6 in Dining Room B, University Hospital. No appointment is necessary.
Health System clinics and offices who would like to offer vaccines can call MVN, (734) 477-7252, to have a supply of vaccine provided or nurses sent to administer it.
The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is seeking to foster communication among faculty interested in environmental studies. A Web site has been established to collect names and areas of interest. Interested faculty members are invited to create a profile of their research at http://cgi.research.umich.edu/environment/env_fac.taf.
The Retirees Association will hold its February social hour at 3:15 p.m. Feb. 8 in Suite 18, Wolverine Tower. The ElderHostels programs will be the topic of discussion. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call (734) 747-9220.
A traveling exhibition that explores the history of media images of African Americans is on display Feb. 5March 2 in the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Librarys North Lobby. Titled A Sense of Justice: A Mass Media Perspective, it includes newspapers, advertisements, postcards, posters, documents, paintings and prints from the late 1700s through the 1960s. The exhibition was produced by Charles E. Simmons, Howard University professor of journalism. It opened in 1987 at Howard.
The Graduate Library is open 8 a.m.2 p.m. Mon.Thurs., 810 a.m. Fri., 10 a.m.6 p.m. Sat. and 110 p.m. Sun.
Gary Glick, the Werner E. Bachmann Collegiate Professor of Chemistry and professor of biological chemistry, will deliver the inaugural lecture of his collegiate professorship at 4:10 p.m. Feb. 13 in Rackham Amphitheater. Titled Research and Discovery at the Interface of Chemistry, Biology and Medicine, his talk will focus on the discovery of a new family of cytotoxic agents and their efficacy in animal models of lupus and cancer. His lecture, presented by LS&A, will be followed by a reception.
The U-M-Dearborn recently was ranked among the nations top 20 colleges in the proportion of women earning bachelors degrees in physics. The ranking is based on a survey by the American Institute of Physics conducted in 199498 and released last fall. During those years, women made up just 17 percent of physics majors nationwide. At Dearborn, however, they earned more than 40 percent of the bachelors degrees in physics during those years.
Turner Geriatric Clinic is presenting a program on memory loss 24 p.m. Feb. 7 in Room 1139, Cancer and Geriatrics Centers Bldg. Judith Heidebrink, clinical assistant professor of neurology and assistant chief of neurology at the Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Medical Center, will provide information and answer questions. For more information, call (734) 764-2556.
The Department of Theatre and Drama presents The Heiress by Ruth and Augustus Goetz Feb. 811 at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. Suggested by the Henry James novella Washington Square, the play is the story of a young woman searching for love in 1850 in New York City.
Show times are 8 p.m. Feb. 810 and 2 p.m. Feb. 11. Tickets are $20 and $15, $7 for student seating. Tickets may be purchased 10 a.m.6 p.m. Mon.Fri. and one hour prior to performances at the Michigan League Ticket Office.
The U-Move Fitness Office is still accepting registrations for winter classes, which include swimming, step aerobics, super circuits, kick boxing and weight training. Registrations are accepted 8:30 a.m.5 p.m. Mon.Fri. in Room 1271, Central Campus Recreation Bldg. For more information, call (734) 764-1342.
The U-Club Poetry Slam is hosting two slams in February at the U-Club, Michigan Union. The Feb. 8 slam features Khary Kimani Turner, a regular contributor to the Metro Times whose writing also has appeared in The Source, YSB, Vibe, XXL, Rap Pages, Blaze and Columbia House magazines and The Detroit News. The Feb. 22 slam features Liberty O. Daniels, whose works have been published in newspapers, newsletters, magazines, anthologies and over the Internet.
Doors open at 8:30 p.m., pre-slam open mic begins around 9 p.m., the slam begins at 9:30 p.m., and the featured poets perform after the slam. For more information, call (734) 763-3202.
Photos of Malta by Ruth and Walter Pinkus is on display Feb. 5March 1 in the Pierpont Commons Atrium Gallery. Malta contains prehistoric monuments and significant remains from the Romans through World War II. The exhibition explores the islands history, focusing on its architecture. Building hours are 7 a.m.midnight Mon.Fri. and 8 a.m.midnight Sat.Sun. For more information, call (734) 647-6838.
entity, the Ann Arbor digital artist coalition, presents Immedia 1901, the sixth annual juried exhibition of digital and electronic art from around the world, Feb. 818 in the Media Union. This years theme is the parallel between the industrial revolution and the digital revolution. Opening reception is Feb. 9. For more information, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The School of Art and Designs Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Visitors Series welcomes the following lecturers for winter 2001:
March 15, Art and Architecture Bldg. Auditorium.
For more information, call (734) 936-0672.
The Friends of the Michigan League are presenting a dinner-theater production of Lend Me a Tenor March 911 in the Michigan League. Nancy Heusel will direct the farce, which stars faculty members Robin Barlow and James Nissen. Performances begin at 6:30 p.m. March 910 and at 2 p.m. March 11. Tickets are $50 and include a four-course dinner prepared by League chefs. Reservations and prepayment are required. For more information or to make reservations, call (734) 647-7463 or send e-mail to MLFriends@umich.edu.