The University Record, May 10, 1993

Briefings

Photo identification session begins summer schedule in June

The Department of Public Safety will hold photo identification sessions in Room B227, East Engineering Bldg., 1–4 p.m. Wednesdays in May.

During the summer, June—September, photo ID sessions will be scheduled once a month, June 16, July 14 and Aug. 18, at the East Engineering Bldg. location.

The North Campus Neighborhood Office, Room 1300, North Campus Commons, will be doing photo IDs 8:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m. May 20, June 17, July 15 and Aug. 19. For information on obtaining a photo ID card, call 763-3434.

Disability Resource Guide plans next edition

The Affirmative Action Office is expanding its Disability Resource Guide, which was published in January. If your department offers specialized expertise on disability issues and was not listed in the first guide, contact Brian Clapham, the University’s Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator, 747-1387 (TDD: 747-1388), by May 28 to be included in the next edition.

Master Sheng-yen will lecture on Zen Buddhism

Master Sheng-yen, director of the Chung-Hwa Institute of Buddhist Studies in Taiwan, will lecture on Zen Buddhism at 7 p.m. May 24 in Rackham Amphitheater. He has published more than 40 books on Zen Buddhism.

The lecture is sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Buddhist Literature, housed in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures.

Next Record May 24

The next Record, May 24, will cover the two-week period from May 24 through June 7. The deadline for Calendar and News Brief items is 5 p.m. May 18.

School of Dentistry offers free screening

Free dental screening will be offered by the School of Dentistry 1–4 p.m. Wed. (May 12) and May 26 at Turner Clinic, 1010 Wall St. Dentists will be available to provide free oral examinations and to consult about relining and adjusting dentures as well as other dental problems. For an appointment, call 764-6831.

International Center offers immigration basics workshop

The International Center will offer the workshop “Introduction to Immigration Basics” 10 a.m.–noon Thurs. (May 13), June 10 and July 8 at the International Center.

The workshop will provide faculty, staff and administrators with a basic knowledge of immigration regulations and how they affect foreign students and scholars. To register, $10, call 764-9310. The workshop is not open to members of the University community who are on non-immigrant visas.

U-M-Flint will hold pow-wow May 22

A traditional Native American pow-wow will be held on the north lawn of the U-M-Flint campus, along the Flint River, noon—7 p.m. May 22. The pow-wow, “Honoring Native American Children,” will feature a number of educational activities for children, including Native American storytelling and craft-making. The free event is sponsored by U-M-Flint and its Native American Student Organization, along with the International Institute, Mott Community College and the Genesee Valley Indian Association.

For information, call 762-3456.

Coming to Trueblood: Greek masterpiece Bacchae

A new translation of Euripides’ 2,400-year old Greek tragic masterpiece, the Bacchae, will be performed at 8 p.m. May 21–22 and 2 p.m. May 23 at Trueblood Theatre. The performances, culminating a long collaboration among U-M students and faculty, are sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, Department of Classical Studies, Department of Theatre and Drama, and University Productions.

Tickets, $6 for students and $10 for others, are available at the Michigan League ticket office, 764-0450.

Attorney will speak to grandparents’ support group

Attorney Helen V. Gallagher, who specializes in domestic, family and juvenile law and in probate and estate planning, will speak 6–8 p.m. Thurs. (May 13) in the conference room, Turner Geriatric Clinic, 1010 Wall St. Gallagher will address Turner Geriatric Clinic’s support group meeting for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.

To arrange for child care during the meeting or for information, call 764-2556.

Play ball

The Department of Recreational Sports Intramural Sports Program’s entry deadline for softball, sand volleyball and 3-on-3 basketball is 2 p.m. Wed. (May 12) at the main office, Intramural Sports Bldg. Entry fees are $40 for softball, $30 for volleyball and $20 for 3-on-3 basketball. Games will played Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and possibly Sunday evenings. The structure will be round-robin followed by single elimination tournament play.

Summer: a time to exercise

Learn about the value and risks associated with summer exercise at the Twelve Oaks Walker’s Program at 9 a.m. Tues. (May 11) in the Center Court, Twelve Oaks Mall. Kate Maddox, adult nurse practitioner at the U-M Health Center in Northville, will present the program.

Health education programs are presented on the second Tuesday of the month by the U-M Health Centers at Twelve Oaks Mall. “Fitness Over 50,” low-impact aerobics, is presented by a certified instructor 9–10 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

Mall entrance doors open at 8 a.m. Mon.—Sat. and at 10 a.m. Sun. for walkers. New walkers need to register in the Twelve Oaks Security Office. For information, call 348-9438.

Bike to Work Week slated for May 15–22

Do you want to save money, reduce pollution and improve your health? Bike-to-Work Week events can help you achieve these goals through bicycle commuting.

Activities include free safety, commuting and maintenance workshops as well as discounts on helmets at participating bike shops.

Organizers would like to know how many U-M staff and students participate in National Bike-to-Work Day May 18. To be counted, call 998-7629 or fill out a survey at local cafes that are serving as checkpoints 7:30–9 a.m. May 18. Local checkpoints are Cafes Fino in the Michigan Union and at 1214 S. University.

For a schedule of events, call the Ann Arbor Bicycle Program assistant, 971-5471, or view the file W168:BTWW on MTS. All participants will receive a Bike to Work button.

Workshop focuses on career decision-making

The Center for the Education of Women (CEW) is offering the workshop “Career Decision Making: The Step Before the Job Search” 7–9:30 p.m. consecutive Thursdays beginning May 27 at CEW, 330 E. Liberty.

Participants will clarify goals, identify skills and develop a plan to take appropriate next steps. To register, $10 for students and $40 for others, call 998-7210.

Learn about osteoporosis

Learn how diet, exercise, medication and lifestyle affects the development and progression of osteoporosis at 9 a.m. Thurs. (May 13) at the Briarwood Walker’s Program in Center Court, Briarwood Mall. Cheryl Bord, adult nurse practitioner at the U-M Health Center, Northeast Ann Arbor, will present the program.

Health education programs are presented the second Thursday of the month by U-M Health Centers. “Fitness Over 50” is led by a certified instructor 9–10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in the Center Court.

Mall entrance doors open for walkers at 7 a.m. between Sears and the former Lord & Taylor. New walkers need to register in the Briarwood Security Office located across from the Big Boy restaurant. For information, call 769-9610.

You Can Quit! slated for May 19

Are you interested in quitting smoking? The University Health Service (UHS) program “You Can Quit” is designed to help develop a plan to quit when you’re ready. The next session will be offered noon–1 p.m. May 19 at UHS. To preregister for the free program, call 763-1320.

Psychology presents Paul M. Fitts Memorial Lectures

The Department of Psychology presents the sixth Paul M. Fitts Memorial Lectures beginning today (May 10). The lecture series, featuring Roger N. Shepard of Stanford University, runs through May 21. Shepard will discuss “Mind and World: The Emergence of Universal Principles of Mind as Adaptations to Universal Principles of the World” at 4 p.m. in Hale Auditorium.

Topics include: today, Science; May 11, Perception; May 12, Generalization; May 13, Discrimination; May 14, Categorization; May 17, Imagination; May 18, Motion; May 19, Music; May 20, Color; and May 21, Reciprocal Engenderment. For information, call 747-4948.

Vendor Day presentation features COMPAQ Computer

Vendor Days, sponsored by the Office of the Health Sciences Information Technology and Networking, will present an introduction to COMPAQ desktop, notebook and printer products 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Wed. (May 12) in Dining Room D, University Hospital.

Products featured cover all price ranges, including the DESKPRO/M family of desktops with the ability to produce future graphics, input/output and processor technology.

Caving trip planned May 21–23

The pre-trip meeting for the Department of Recreational Sports’ May 21–23 Caving Trip is 7–8 p.m. Thurs. (May 13) in the Conference Room, North Campus Recreation Bldg.

Participants will discover underground streams, rock formations and wildlife while exploring underground caves near Bloomington, Ind. The $85 fee includes transportation, food, camping equipment, instruction and leadership. To register, call the Outdoor Recreation Center, 764-3967.

Learn to repair bikes

The Department of Recreational Sports is offering a Bike Repair I Clinic 7–8:30 p.m. Tues. (May 11) at the North Campus Recreation Bldg. Participants will learn to make simple tire and chain repairs on their bikes.

Bike Repair II Clinic will be offered 7–8:30 p.m. Thurs. (May 13) at the same location. Participants will learn how to adjust the cables and brakes on their bikes. Each clinic is $6. To register, call the Outdoor Recreation Center, 764-3967.

U Women’s Golf Club season opens May 18

The University Women’s Golf Club will open its season at the University Golf Course on Stadium Boulevard 8 a.m. May 18. Following coffee and a business meeting, a scramble mixer will be played, if course permits.

Women affiliated with the U-M as staff, faculty, alumnae and students or are wives of staff, faculty, alumni and students are eligible for membership.

The club plays both nine and 18 holes Tuesday mornings April–October. In addition to regular play, the club holds special events and a spring and fall tournament. The schedule may be altered somewhat this year due to the golf course renovation project.

For information, call Ruth Sellers, treasurer and membership chair, 662-0804.

African-American history project seeks volunteers

The Living History Project, sponsored by Turner Geriatric Services and funded by the Area Agency on Aging, is seeking the assistance of African Americans age 60 and over to share their life stories with high school students of all races. Student volunteers interested in African American history have been trained in doing life reviews. Each student will be matched with an older individual and tape record that person’s memories and values in four one-hour sessions. The completed tapes will then be given to the older persons as a permanent personal archive of their history.

Senior citizens interested in participating in the Living History Project should call Nancy Darnell or Earlene Traylor-Neal, 764-2556.

Reading and Learning Skills Center offers programs

The Reading and Learning Skills Center, 1610 Washtenaw Ave., is offering a number of spring/summer programs for elementary, junior high and high school students and their parents. They include:

Study Table for Grades 7–12, Parent Workshop, Mind Builders enrichment camp for K-6 graders, Computer Explorers for K–6 graders, and a Teen Summer Workshop for Grades

7–12. Individualized tutoring, assessment and parent consultation are available on an on-going basis. For information or to register, call 998-7195.

Digest takes a summer break

The Information Technology Digest, published monthly by the Information Technology Division (ITD), will not publish in July and August. The last issue before fall will be published June 28. Articles for that issue should be submitted by June 7 to Janet Eaton, interim editor, 998-7631.

During the summer ITD will communicate information through other means, including Mail Service, MTS signon messages and files, e-mail and announcements in the Record. Comments or concerns about the Digest should be directed to Susan Topol, 998-7629.

Watch your mail for M-Quality awareness survey

A random selection of University staff members has been sent a questionnaire seeking information on their awareness of M-Quality and their opinion of it. Surveys are being sent to home addresses.

The M-Quality Evaluation Subcommittee will use the results to provide important information to guide M-Quality directions and activities. Subcommittee members hope that all staff members who receive this short survey will complete and return it by May 24.

Perennials on sale at the Gardens

The Matthaei Botanical Gardens is selling an assortment of perennials at reduced prices 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. weekdays at the Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Road. For information or to purchase plants, call Irene Cahill, 998-7061.

Nurses will meet June 10–11

The School of Nursing will sponsor the eighth National Nursing Symposium on Home Health Care at the Michigan League June 10–11. For information or to register, call 747-0329.

University Musical Society series tickets on sale

Series tickets for the University Musical Society’s (UMS) 115th season are on sale 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Mon.–Fri. and 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Sat. at the UMS box office, Burton Memorial Tower.

The 1993–94 season consists of 52 concerts divided into six series: Choral Union, Chamber Arts, Choice, Cheers, Family, and the Shostakovich String Quartet Cycle. Package prices range from $25 to $395.

For information, call 764-2538.

Kinesiology sponsors KidSport

The Division of Kinesiology is offering Kid-Sport, a fun-filled sports and swimming program with a non-competitive focus for children ages 6–11, 8:30 a.m.–noon weekdays June 21–July 30.

Children may be dropped off beginning at 8 a.m. and must be picked up by 12:15 p.m. The fee is $225. For information, call 763-4118 or 764-1342.

Amnesty International will meet May 11

The local chapter of Amnesty International will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tues. (May 11) in the Welker Room, Michigan Union. Details concerning the chapter’s new “adopted priority of conscience” will be discussed.

For information, call 668-0660.

Family Housing offers English classes

English classes for the families of international students, faculty and staff are offered by the Family Housing Language Program. Register now for children’s, teen and adult classes in both the spring and summer session. Native speakers of English also are needed as volunteer conversation or classroom partners. For information, call 763-1440.

CEW sponsors time management workshop for women

The Center for the Education of Women (CEW) is sponsoring “Time Management: A Guide for Women” 5:30–7 p.m. Wed. (May 12) at CEW, 330 E. Liberty.

The program is designed for women who are juggling home-work-school schedules. Strategies that author Pat Materka will discuss include setting priorities, getting organized, overcoming procrastination and achieving goals.

To register, $4 for U-M students and $10 for others, call 998-7080.

Register now for ‘Quest for Quality’

The Workplace of the ’90s, a new name for the Office of the ’90s conference, will be held May 25 and repeated May 26 at the Michigan League. Workshop topics include conflict management and negotiation, running effective meetings, and new and changing leadership styles.

Catherine Lilly, organization development specialist with the Information Technology Division, will give the conference keynote on total quality management.

Registration, $45, includes the one-day conference, lunch and all materials. For information, call 764-5305.

Benefit reimbursement account cutoff dates

To guarantee reimbursement in their May paycheck, Flexible Spending Account participants should submit claims to the Benefits Office, 2030 Administrative Services Bldg., by May 18 for biweekly and monthly pay periods

Seminar will examine teen drinking

“Getting Drunk and Becoming an Adult: Stability and Change in Alcohol and Other Drug Use During the Transition to Young Adulthood” is the topic of a science seminar 3:30–5 p.m. Wed. (May 12). The seminar is part of a series sponsored by the Child/Adolescent Health Behavior Research Center of the School of Nursing.

Rockclimbing trip scheduled May 15

The pre-trip meeting for the Department of Recreational Sports’ Sat. (May 15) Rockclimbing Day Trip is 7–10 p.m. Wed. (May 12) in the Conference Room, North Campus Recreation Bldg. Participants will climb 50-foot cliffs at Grand Ledge Park. The $50 fee includes lunch, transportation, equipment and instruction. To register, call the Outdoor Recreation Center, 764-3967.

Come to Camp Funshine

Family Housing Children’s Services is preparing for another summer season of children’s activities at Camp Funshine. Children ages 5 1/2 to 11 can enjoy a variety of activities, including recreational sports, games, arts and crafts, nature studies, swimming, field trips, and drama in a wooded area on North Campus. Four two-week sessions are scheduled: 9 a.m.–4 p.m. weekdays June 28–July 9; July 12–23; July 26–Aug. 6 and Aug. 9–20.

Tuition per session is $142 for Family Housing residents and $180 for others. Pre- and after-camp care is available 8–9 a.m. and 4–5:30 p.m. for an additional fee. For information, call 764-4557.