The U-M Lesbian Gay Bisexual Faculty Alliance (UMLGBFA) will hold a reception for new members 5:307:30 p.m. Thurs. (Oct. 8) in the West Conference Room, fourth floor, Rackham Bldg.
UMLGBFA is a group of faculty and deans who plan to speak out on issues that concern faculty, staff and students with same-sex orientations. Individuals who are gay, lesbian or bisexual are welcome to join. For information, call Anne Herrmann, 763-2047, or Claude Summers, 336-8791.
Margetta Madden Styles, coordinator for the new International Nursing Center of the American Association of Nurses, will discuss International Nursing Education 1:303 p.m. Fri. (Oct. 9) at the School of Nursing Auditorium, 300 N. Ingalls Bldg. A reception will follow.
Styles presentation is the first of three in the schools 199293 International Nursing Seminar Series.
Styles, a professor at the University of California, San Francisco, is director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Nursing Development.
Free M-Quality orientation sessions for administrative and support staff are available through Human Resource Development (HRD). The two-hour presentation outlines the need for and the ideas behind M-Quality so that further discussions of the approach can take place within units across campus.
The program is appropriate for groups of up to 150 persons and will be presented to units or groups of units at their request. To arrange for an M-Quality orientation, call HRD, 764-7410.
Life is Utopian: Viewing Pinter from a Russian Perspective will be discussed noon1 p.m. Tues. (Oct. 6) in Room 1524, Rackham Bldg. Speakers are Vladimir Mirzoev, an avant garde theater director who emigrated from Russia to Toronto two years ago and is guest director of the Theatre Departments production of Harold Pinters The Birthday Party; independent Canadian choreographer Kim Frank; and Jeffrey Max Nicholls, an actor from Mirzoevs Toronto theater company The Horizontal Eight.
The Office of Vice President for Student Affairs and Career Planning and Placement (CP&P) will host a farewell celebration for CP&P Director Deborah Orr May 45:30 p.m. Oct. 20 in the Assembly Hall, Rackham Amphitheater. R.S.V.P. to Donna Gray, 763-1363, by Oct. 12.
Vice President for Student Affairs Maureen A. Hartford will discuss Standards of Rights and Responsibilities at the LS&A faculty meeting that begins at 4:10 p.m. today (Oct. 5) in Auditorium B, Angell Hall.
The Department of Public Safety and Security and the North Campus Neighborhood Office will hold photo ID sessions 8:30 a.m.noon Thurs. (Oct. 8), Oct. 22, Nov. 5 and Nov. 19 at the North Campus Neighborhood Office, North Campus Commons.
A memorial service for Colleen Dunlevy, long-time head nurse of the U-M Hospitals organ transplant unit, will be held at 3 p.m. Tues. (Oct. 6) in Ford Amphitheater, University Hospital. Dunlevy nursed and managed patient care at University Hospital for 33 years before her death Sept. 19.
Stephen Kaplan, professor of psychology, and Rachel Kaplan, professor of natural resources and of psychology, will speak about Restorative Environments: Human Preference and the Psychological Benefits of Nature at 3 p.m. Sun. (Oct. 11) at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens.
The free lecture is sponsored by the Botanical Gardens and the School of Natural Resources and Environment. Refreshments will be served following the lecture.
Turner Geriatric Services will be offering a therapy group, New Ways to Feel Good, for adults age 60 years and older who are experiencing feelings of depression or anxiety. The first meeting is 1:303 p.m. Oct. 14.
The group will meet for 10 weeks and will emphasize techniques used in cognitive therapy, which is based on the premise that what we think affects how we feel.
Interested individuals will be interviewed by group leaders before the first session. For information, contact Sally Edwards, 764-2556.
Joseph Brodsky, the 1989 Nobel Laureate for Literature and poet laureate of the United States in 199192, will visit the U-M Oct.
1617 to participate in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures 40th anniversary reunion.
Brodsky will read his poetry in Russian and in English at 8 p.m. Oct. 16 in Rackham Auditorium.
Brodsky was an acclaimed young poet in his native Leningrad when he was banished from the U.S.S.R. in 1972. He came to Ann Arbor to become a poet-in-residence at the
U-M and taught here for several years before moving to New York.
Michael Cameron, who is on the faculty at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, will give a free recital at 8 p.m. Thurs. (Oct. 8) in the School of Music McIntosh Theatre.
Known for his performances and recordings with the chamber ensemble Ciosoni and the chamber orchestra Sinfonia da Camera, Cameron enjoys a growing reputation as a soloist and a performer of contemporary repertoire.
The College of Pharmacy invites all interested persons to attend the program Career Options for Doctor of Pharmacy Graduates 79 p.m. Oct. 15 in Room 3554, C.C. Little Bldg.
Pharmacists from industry, community pharmacies and a large teaching hospital; College of Pharmacy faculty; and representatives of government and residency programs will describe their professional roles. A question-answer period will follow.
Flexible Spending Account participants should submit claims to the Office of Staff Benefits, 2030 Administrative Services Bldg., by Oct. 20 for biweekly and monthly pay periods to guarantee reimbursement in their October paycheck.
Teaching English abroad, one of the most popular options for long-term work overseas will be the focus of a panel discussion at 7 p.m. today (Oct. 5) at the International Center. Panelists have taught in Asia, Eastern Europe and Africa. For information, call 764-9310.
The University Activities Center will show Beauty and the Beast at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Fri. (Oct. 9) and Sat. (Oct. 10) in Room 3, Modern Languages Bldg. Tickets are $3.
The Bugs Film Fest, featuring cartoon shorts, will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16 and Oct. 17. Tickets are $5 for all four hours or $3 for the last two hours.
Women scientists and engineers will discuss their academic backgrounds and careers at workshops 45:30 p.m. Oct. 13 (biology, natural sciences and biomedical fields) and Oct. 15 (physical sciences and engineering) in the Henderson Room, Michigan League.
A women in science faculty reception will be held 3:305:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Center for the Education of Women (CEW). The reception is an opportunity to meet women faculty in science, engineering and mathematics, and to learn about the activities and research of CEWs Women in Science program.
Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Montreals cast of 45 classically trained dancers, will present the story-ballet Coppelia at 8 p.m. Oct. 17 and 3 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Power Center for the Performing Arts.
Coppelia is a tale of a mysterious doctors daughter and young couples in love. Tickets, $20$40, are available from the University Musical Society box office, Burton Memorial Tower.
Preceding the performance is Ballet Chat: Putting Coppelia in Perspective, a free Philips Pre-concert Presentation at 7 p.m. in Rackham Amphitheater.
The Department of Recreational Sports is offering a Bike Repair I Clinic 78:30 p.m. Tues. (Oct. 6) at the North Campus Recreation Bldg. (NCRB). Participants will learn how to make simple tire and chain repairs.
A Bike Repair II Clinic will be offered 78:30 p.m. Thurs. (Oct. 8), also at NCRB. The fee for each clinic is $6. Advance registration is required. For information, call the Outdoor Recreation Center, 764-3967.
The Office of Major Events will present the Chenille Sisters in two shows at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Sun. (Oct. 11) at the Power Center for the Performing Arts. The family show is designed especially for children ages 3 to 8.
Tickets, $9, are on sale at the Michigan Union Ticket Office and all TicketMaster outlets.
The Michigan Chamber Players will present a free concert at 4 p.m. Sun. (Oct. 11) in Rackham Auditorium. The Michigan Chamber Playersfaculty who gather together several times a season to present chamber musicwill open with Brittens Phantasy Quartet. The program will include DeFalls Song Cycle, Brahms Four Serious Songs and Dvoraks Piano Quartet in E-flat.
The Michigan Chamber Players next concert is scheduled at 8 p.m. Nov. 8.
Peggie J. Hollingsworth, assistant research scientist and former chair of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, will speak to the Academic Womens Caucus on faculty governance noon1:30 p.m. Oct. 15 in Room 4, Michigan League.
The Academic Womens Caucus is a forum for the exchange of ideas and information about the status of academic women on campus and considers issues related to the professional development of women. For information, call Aline Soules, 764-5532, or Karen Dickinson, 764-2213.
Innovations in Dutch Libraries is the topic of the School of Information and Library Studies next program in its Fall Convocation Series at 1:30 p.m. Thurs. (Oct. 8) in the Ehrlicher Room, 411 W. Engineering Bldg.
Anton Bossers, deputy executive director of the PICA Center for Library Automation, will speak on The Dutch Open Library Network, and Jelle Kingma, deputy librarian for the University Library Groningen, will discuss Collection Development in Dutch University Libraries.
A four-week seminar on Parental Juggling: Successfully Combining Work, School and Family Life will be held 6:309 p.m. consecutive Mondays beginning Oct. 19 at the Center for the Education of Women, 330 E. Liberty St. Participants will be exposed to ways of alleviating stresses that persons undergo in their efforts to combine successfully work, school and family life.
To register, $10 for U-M students and $40 for others, call CEW, 998-7210.
Robert Barclay of the Canadian National Museums Conservatory Laboratory will speak at 2 p.m. Oct. 11 in the School of Music Recital Hall on The Care and Preservation of Musical Instruments. He is a well known maker and restorer of historical brass instruments.
The lecture is part of the Virginia Martin Howard Lecture Series.
The University Bands will join forces to perform at 8 p.m. Fri. (Oct. 9) at Hill Auditorium. H. Robert Reynolds, Gary Lewis and Dennis Glocke will conduct the Symphony Band and the Concert Band.
Have you studied calculus? Math volunteer readers are needed for students with visual impairments or learning disabilities. Call Services for Students with Disabilities, 763-3000.
The Matthaei Botanical Gardens Gathering Sale begins with a sale for members 57 p.m. Oct. 30, followed by a public sale 10 a.m.4 p.m. Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at the Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Road. Items for sale include dried floral arrangements and supplies, culinary specialties, houseplants and bulbs.
Career Decision Making: The Step Before the Job Search, a four-week workshop sponsored by the Center for the Education of Women, begins Tues. (Oct. 6). Participants will meet four consecutive Tuesdays 79:30 p.m. at CEW, 330 E. Liberty St.
The workshop focuses on clarifying goals, identifying skills and developing plans to take appropriate next steps. To register, $10 for
U-M students and $40 for others, call 998-7210.
The Speech Pathology Section of the Department of Otolaryngology presents a workshop featuring Barbara Hoskins speaking on Collaborative Consultation: Focus on Relative Results and Language, Learning and Self Esteem 7:30 a.m.5:15 p.m. Fri. (Oct. 9) at the Ann Arbor Hilton.
Registration is $40 for students and $85 for speech pathologists, teachers and other professionals. For information, contact Yvonne Beerens, 936-8013, or Tracey Woods, 763-4003.
Making Connections, a group for non-traditional undergraduate women students sponsored by the Center for the Education of Women (CEW), will meet 5:307 p.m. Tues. (Oct. 6) and Oct. 20 at CEW, 330 E. Liberty St. The group helps women who are older than most of their classmates meet each other and share support and encouragement for combining school with other life experiences. For information, call 998-7210, or message the group facilitator, Patricia Soellner Younce, on MTS.
Jeanne White will present The Legacy of Ryan White at noon Oct. 21 in the University Center Michigan Rooms, U-M-Flint. Ryan White, a hemophiliac, contracted AIDS from a tainted blood product. The film is the story of his struggle and courage. His mother, who works with AIDS patients and their families, says, Education is the only thing that is going to save people and weve got to get it to them.