Museum of Natural History will show Into the Circle: An Introduction
to Native American Powwows at 3 p.m. Sept. 7 in conjunction
with the museums exhibit Jiingtamok:
Exploring the Powwow Highway. The hour-long video is shown
the first Saturday of the month through December.
For more information,
call (734) 763-4190.
delivers memorial lecture
T. Kennedy, professor of chemistry, will present the 14th biennial
H.H. Willard Memorial Lecture on analytical chemistry, at 4 p.m.
Sept. 10 in room 1640, W. H. Dow Laboratories, 930 N. University.
Kennedy is a leader in the development of microanalytical technologies
that enable real-time measurement of chemicals at the cellular level.
lectureship honors Hobart H. Willard, a late chemistry professor
who spent most of his 50-year academic career at U-M.
more information, contact Mark Meyerhoff at (734) 763-5916.
introductory and demonstration class in Aikido is being offered
at 5 p.m. Sept. 10 in the U-M Intramural Building wrestling room.
classes will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
is a form of traditional Japanese Budo that evolved out of the philosophy,
lifestyle and training of ancient Samurai warriors. For more information,
to give recycling lecture
activist Dan Peterman will give a lecture at 5 p.m. Sept. 12 in
the Art and Architecture Auditorium. Peterman uses reprocessed,
post-consumer plastics and aluminum to focus on issues such as recycling
and waste disposal.
is free. For more information, call (734) 936-2082.
Washtenaw United Ways annual Day of Caring will be Sept. 12,
starting with a 7:30 a.m. breakfast in the Eastern Michigan University
Convocation Center and followed by working sessions from 9 a.m.3
p.m. More than 1,400 volunteers from companies throughout the county
will paint, clean or file at 50 health and human service agencies.
join a U-M team, contact Susan Fielder at (734) 763-3109. For more
information, call (734) 971-8200 or visit www.wuway.org
with the Alumni Association
Alumni Association invites any Wolverine fan traveling to South
Bend, Ind., for the Michigan-Notre Dame football game Sept. 14 to
join in a pre-game tailgate at 10:30 a.m. outside the Stepan Center.
There will be food, entertainment and prizes.
cost is $20 for Alumni Association members, $30 for non-members
and $5 for children ages 217 and current U-M students. The
deadline for registration is Sept. 6.
more information call (734) 764-0384 or visit www.umalumni.com
Replay returns for 28th year
Replay, co-hosted by head football coach Lloyd Carr, is in
its 28th season. The weekly highlight show airs each week, at 11:30
a.m. Sundays in most markets, through Dec. 1.
focuses on bacterial pods
Scott Hultgren of the Washington University School of Medicine will
discuss bacterial pods in the pathogenesis of urinary tract infections
for the Department of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biologys
fall seminar series.
seminar is at noon Sept. 4 in room 2004 of the Kraus Natural Sciences
named LSI operations director
Alford will become director of operations for the Life Sciences
Institute (LSI) Sept. 16, Managing Director Liz Barry announced
recently. Alford, 56, has more than 25 years of university and research
administrative management experience. He comes to the institute
from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, where he was the manager
of administrative services in Ann Arbor for 12 years.
director of operations at LSI, Alford will oversee all aspects of
daily support for the institutes research teams, including
facilities management, research administration, information technology
support, environmental health and safety, animal care and purchasing.
praises Mardigian Library
Mardigian Library at U-MDearborn has achieved an impressive
array of accomplishments, according to a review by Maureen
Sullivan, a consultant in library management, Robert Moran, director
of library services at Indiana University Northwest, and Robert
Houbeck, director of library services at U-MFlint.
report found the library staff to be professional, highly
motivated and deeply committed to the provision of excellent service
to students and faculty. The report was part of a process
instituted by Dearborn Provost Robert L. Simpson to assess academic
affairs support units.
Pound House Childrens Center is offering a recycling program
to University offices for used toner cartridges. Proceeds are used
to assist with scholarships for lower income children, allowing
them to attend accredited childcare programs at a reduced cost.
The program is offered year-round.
arrange for pickup, call (734) 998-8440.
brings nature to youth
Environmental Interpretive Center at U-MDearborn is accepting
registration for its 2002-03 Young Naturalist Program, a year-round
study of the natural world for children ages 9 and 10. Program sessions
will be held once a month September to June.
participant will receive a field pack, journal, hand lens, bug box
and field guide to use during the program. The cost is $70. To register,
call (313) 583-6371.
mailboxes increase to 50 MB
mailboxes included in the basic computing package increased from
40 to 50 megabytes Sept. 1. Instructions for checking how much of
your mailbox space you are using are at www.itd.umich.edu/help/faq/email/godzilla.html#check.
for more IFS storage decreases
users who need more IFS file storage space than the 50 megabytes
included in the basic computing package can purchase additional
space for 25 cents per five-megabyte block per month. Users can
buy additional space for individual home directories up to 500 megabytes,
and up to 2,000 megabytes for group directories. For more information,
contact the ITCS accounts office at (734) 764-8000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To get more individual IFS space, visit www.itd.umich.edu/itcsdocs/r1070/#morespace .
option gets new addition
people accessing their e-mail away from campus, http://mail.umich.edu
has added an address book feature. http://mail.umich.edu
is available to those using e-mail services that are part of Information
Technology Central Services basic computing package.
more information, visit www.itd.umich.edu/itcsdocs/s4297
of man on display
Seven Ages of Man: The Human Life Cycle Throughout Medical History
will be on display at the Special Collections Library through Nov.
2. The exhibit features books and materials from the Taubman Medical
Librarys rare book room, documenting how medical science has
viewed the seven ages of life from ancient times through the 19th
century. Among the items on display are the first human anatomy
book based on human dissection and one of the earliest editions
of the midwifery handbook.
more information, call Mary Townsend at (734) 764-4191 or e-mail
Press wins award
University of Michigan Press is the inaugural recipient of the Association
for Theatre in Higher Educations newest award for excellence
in editing. The association was praised the series, The Theater:
Theory/Text/Performance, for sustained achievements since
it began in 1988. The series includes essay collections and books
by many leading figures of theater.
Wallenberg Selection Committee is accepting nominations for the
12th Wallenberg Lecturer. The award acknowledges the achievements
of outstanding humanitarians and honors the memory of U-M alumnus
Raoul Wallenberg, who was instrumental in rescuing thousands of
Jews during the Holocaust.
should be directed to Lynn Dumas, Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate
Studies, U-M, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.
more information, call (734) 647-2644.
Family Housing Language Program offers English classes for families
of international students, faculty and staff. Registration for the
fall semester is taking place for children, teens and adults. Native
speakers of English are needed as volunteers.
more information, call (734) 763-1440 or e-mail email@example.com.
robot demonstration slated
first public demonstration of U-MFlint engineering science
Prof. Raj Pandians underwater robot, UMFORD (U-MFlint
underwater robotic device), will take place at the Sloan Museum
in Flint during the middle of September. The robot, powered by a
series of bilge pumps, will be used to monitor lakes, rivers and
other ecosystems. UMFORD has a manipulator arm for handling underwater
objects and will be accessible from the Internet, making it different
from similar robots.
collaborated with Victor Aero Design of Flint on the construction
and testing of UMFORD.
more information, call (810) 762-3181 or visit www.umflint.edu
fit 70s style
is offering That 70s Program, a 40-day fitness
program in which participants earn points for eating right and performing
physical activity. Participants can earn incentive prizes for finishing
and for answering 1970s trivia questions.
register, call (734) 975-4410 ext. 221.
joins Humanities Institute
Herwitz has joined the Institute for the Humanities as its new director.
He has been the chair of the philosophy department and director
of the Centre for Knowledge and Innovation at the University of
Natal in Durban, South Africa, for the past six years. He is a philosopher
by training and has written on aesthetics and contemporary art.
He earned his Ph.D from the University of Chicago.
students plunge into service
Plunge 2002 on the U-MFlint campus will start at 9 a.m. Sept.
4 in the Riverview Room in the Harding Mott University Center. The
program is designed to give U-MFlint students an opportunity
to gain experience in community relations while helping the Flint
area. The students will work with Salem Housing Community, the Humane
Society, Carriage Town Ministries and the Flint River Trail.
more information, call (810) 762-3210.
is in for White building
new William S. White building at U-M Flint will hold its first
classes when the fall semester begins Sept. 5. Classes from the
School of Management, School of Health Professions and Studies,
and Communications will meet there.
more information, call the Office of University Relations at (810)
Turner Geriatric Clinic is sponsoring a group for people ages 60
and older, which will explore ways to forgive. The group first meets
p.m. Sept. 5 at the Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth
Rd., and runs for eight weeks.
group is part of a study in collaboration with the U-M School of
Social Work, and it is free to join.
more information, call (734) 764-2556.
Eye Center shows off glasses
Optical Shop in the Kellogg Eye Center will host a Trunk Show from
10 a.m.1 p.m. Sept. 5. The show will feature the complete
line of Ralph Lauren eyewear, and thin lenses will be included free
of charge with every Ralph Lauren frame and lens package. For more
information, call (734) 764-5144 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
done Great Lakes style
Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (EWRE) Department
will hold the second annual EWRE Jeopardy Great Lakes Edition from
45 p.m. Sept. 6 at room 1001 in the Electrical Engineering
and Computer Sciences building on North Campus. The event will be
hosted by Kevin Olmstead, a two-time Jeopardy! winner,
World Record winner on Who Wants to be a Millionaire
and U-M alumnus. Three EWRE faculty members will compete by demonstrating
their command of Great Lakes environmental issues, facts and trivia.
more information, visit www.engin.umich.edu/soc/greenpeas/esepseminar.html
Bul: Live Forever will be on display at the Jean Paul Slusser
Gallery in the Art and Architecture building Sept. 6Oct. 20.
The exhibit features three sculptures, which are karaoke vessels
produced specifically to accommodate a single singer and the singers
desires. The exhibit features an array of songs, including Van Morrisons
Brown Eyed Girl, Blondies Call Me
and Rod Stewarts Maggie May.
more information, call (734) 936-2082.
lottery goes into effect
210 employees chosen in the summer lottery for parking privileges
at M18-South Blue lot are now able to access the lot. Employees
who have been parking there for the past two years no longer have
access, unless their names were drawn in the summer lottery. Those
added to the program in April of this year continue to have access.