The University Record, September 14, 1992

Briefings

Academic Women’s Caucus to meet Sept. 17 at the League

The Academic Women’s Caucus will discuss total quality management at its meeting noon–1:30 p.m. Thurs. (Sept. 17) in Room 4, Michigan League.

Whitaker will address Senate Assembly Sept. 21

Provost Gilbert R. Whitaker Jr. will address the Senate Assembly Sept. 21. The meeting begins at 3:15 p.m. in Rackham Amphitheater.

Also on the agenda are committee appointments, plans for consideration of a faculty harassment policy and guidelines for the Legal Advisory Committee.

The provost and his wife, Ruth, will host a reception for Assembly members and invited guests in the Assembly Hall following the meeting.

Regents meet Sept. 17–18

The Board of Regents will hold its monthly meeting beginning at 1 p.m. Thurs. (Sept. 17) in the Regents’ Room, Fleming Administration Bldg. Public comments will be heard beginning at 4 p.m. in the Anderson Room, Michigan Union. The meeting will reconvene at 9 a.m. Fri. (Sept. 18) in the Regents’ Room.

Agenda items include the University’s annual financial statements for 1991–92 and the 1992–93 revenue and expenditure operating budgets.

LS&A faculty meet today

The first LS&A faculty meeting of the year starts at 4:10 p.m. today (Sept. 14) in Auditorium B, Angell Hall. The agenda includes a welcome to faculty; introduction of faculty who hold named professorships, new chairs and directors and new faculty members; announcement of special award winners; and remarks by Dean Edie N. Goldenberg.

Fuller Bridge closes

The Fuller Bridge will be closed to ALL traffic today–Wed. (Sept. 14–16) for assessment of structural damage.

Memorial for Stewart Marquis scheduled Sept. 27

A memorial for Stewart D. Marquis Jr., associate professor emeritus of planning in the School of Natural Resources, will be held 2–4 p.m. Sept. 27 in the Hussey Room, Michigan League. He died July 13 after a nine-month illness. He was 72.

Open house will feature info tech in health sciences

Information Technology and Networking (ITN) and Information and Networking Services at the Medical Center are sponsoring an open house 1–5 p.m. Thurs. (Sept. 17) in Ford Amphitheater and the lobby of University Hospital.

Different types of information technologies that are used in the health sciences will be on display. Lectures, demonstrations and training sessions are scheduled. For information, call 747-2778.

Cultural program for Latino children launched by parents

A group of Latino parents from the U-M community has organized a cultural program for children ages 3–18. Classes will meet 1–3 p.m. Saturdays Sept. 19–Dec. 12 at B122, Modern Languages Bldg. The curriculum includes Spanish, history, folklore and music, and art of Latin American and Hispanic countries.

Tuition is based on a sliding scale. For information, contact Lida Orta, 769-4281; Pilar Rodriguez, 763-8872; or Frances Aparicio, 747-2334.

Film and Video Studies offers classics series

The Program in Film and Video Studies launches its Film Classics Series Sept. 20 with The Conversation plus Betty in Blunderland. All films will be shown at 7 p.m. in the Natural Sciences Auditorium.

Also scheduled: Sept. 27, Viridiana; Oct. 4, The Third Man; Oct. 11, Harlan Country U.S.A.; Oct. 18, The Seventh Seal; Oct. 25, The End of St. Petersburg; Nov. 1, The Last Hurrah; Nov. 8, Meet John Doe; Nov. 15, McCabe and Mrs. Miller; Nov. 22, Rebel Without a Cause; Dec. 6, On the Waterfront.

Transportation Services offers new cab service

Students, faculty or staff who find themselves in the Undergraduate Library after 2 a.m. will have the opportunity to use Transportation Services’ new cab service called Ride Home. By going to the Circulation Desk, a cab will be called for anyone requesting Ride Home service. The service is free to customers who reside in Ann Arbor. A small fee will be charged to those going to locations outside Ann Arbor. The service begins Sept. 27 and will be available whenever the library is open after 2 a.m.

Author Adele Logan Alexander will speak at CEW program

Adele Logan Alexander, author of Ambiguous Lives: Free Women of Color in Rural Georgia 1789–1879, will speak at 3 p.m. Thurs. (Sept. 17) in the West Conference Room, Rackham Bldg., on “Reclaiming the Lives of African-American Women.”

The program and reception are sponsored by the Center for the Education of Women (CEW), Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, Program in American Culture, Department of History and Women’s Studies Program. For information, call 998-7080.

Adult Lifestyle Program classes start today

The Division of Kinesiology’s Adult Lifestyle Program classes for fall term start today (Sept. 14) and run through Dec. 12. The Adult Lifestyle Program, located in Room 3050, Central Campus Recreation Bldg., offers a variety of fitness and skill classes for faculty, staff, students and adults in the community. Register 8 a.m.–4 p.m. weekdays. For information, call 764-1342.

The Thief of Bagdad coming to Michigan Theater

The Program in Film and Video Studies will present a restored version of the classic silent film The Thief of Bagdadwith a symphony orchestra playing the original score at 8 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Michigan Theater.

Tickets, $15 ($13 for Michigan Theater members and $10 for students), are available at the Michigan Theater box office.

Emerson String Quartet coming

The University Musical Society (UMS) will open its 1992–93 season with a performance by the Grammy Award-winning Emerson String Quartet with clarinetist David Shifrin at 8 p.m. Sept. 26 in Rackham Auditorium.

The program includes Mozart’s Quartet in D Major, K. 575; Shostakovich’s Quartet No. 7; and Brahms’ Clarinet Quintet, Op. 115.

A free Philips Pre-concert Presentation featuring members of the quartet and Shifrin is scheduled at 7 p.m. that day in Rackham Auditorium.

Tickets for the concert, $20–$29, are available from the UMS box office, Burton Memorial Tower, 764-2538.

Museum of Art features photographs by Carlo Naya

“Photographs by Carlo Naya,” a display of 19th-century views of Venice by Italian photographer Carlo Naya, will open at the Museum of Art Sat. (Sept. 19) and remain on view through Nov. 29.

The exhibition coincides with a visit to Ann Arbor by Italian scholar Paolo Costantini, an expert on 19th-century Italian photography. Costantini will give a lecture on Naya at 8 p.m. Sept. 19 in Auditorium B, Angell Hall. A reception will follow in the Museum of Art. Both events are free and open to the public.

Beware of ‘toner phoners’

The Purchasing office reminds staff to beware of unsolicited calls from salespersons offering large discounts for copier and laser printer toner, ribbons or facsimile paper. Typically, bogus sales representatives call to warn of an impending price increase, urging the buyer to buy now at a lower price. Often the prices charged are 100 to 300 percent above what is charged by local vendors or University Stores. For information, call Central Purchasing, 764-9200, or Medical/Research Purchasing, 764-2262.

Need Windows 3.1 upgrade?

Upgrades for Windows 3.1 are available at Photo and Campus Services. If you purchased your current version after March 1, the upgrade price is $3. If purchased before that date, the price is $93. You must turn in a dated sales receipt to receive the $3 price.

Gifts of Art will sponsor benefit sale Oct. 1–2

The Gifts of Art will sponsor a benefit art sale 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Oct. 1–2 in Dining Rooms A,B,C and D, second floor, University Hospitals. Michigan artists, including many who exhibit with Gifts of Art, will be featured.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated by the artists to the operation of Gifts of Art, a free patient service at the U-M Hospitals. Eight exhibit galleries offer changing exhibits of artwork by Michigan artists. Gifts of Art presents weekly performances in music, theater and dance as well as artist demonstrations. It also sponsors the Art Cart—a lending library of framed prints from which patients may select artwork for their rooms.

Celebrate Festifall on the Diag Sept. 18

Festifall, the student organizations’ fair, will be held 11 a.m.– 4 p.m. Fri. (Sept. 18) on the Diag. Students will have the opportunity to meet representatives from more than 200 student organizations and University departments to determine their interest in joining those groups. In case of rain, Festifall will be held Sept. 25.

Festifall is sponsored by the Student Organization Development Center with assistance by the student service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega. For information, call 763-5900.

Accessing student information

A free workshop for employees who work with student records, “Introduction to Student Information,” will be held 9 a.m.–noon Sept. 22 in the Information Center Bldg., 201 E. Hoover. Participants will learn about the structure of the student databases on the Data Systems Center (DSC) mainframe.

A hands-on class called “Accessing Student Information” will be held 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Sept. 24. Participants must have a Top Secret userID for DSC mainframe access. To register, send e-mail to itd.workshops or call 763-3700.

Workshop focuses on using financial data

A financial data workshop explaining University accounts and organizations and how to access that data will be held 8:30–11:30 a.m. Sept. 23 in the Information Center Bldg., 201 E. Hoover.

Participants must have a Top Secret

userID for Data Systems Center (DSC) mainframe access, have completed the “Orientation to the DSC Mainframe for New Users” workshop or have equivalent knowledge. To register, send e-mail to itd.workshops or call 763-3700. For information, call Tony Burger, 764-4284.

Learn to purchase online

Personnel who want to learn to electronically prepare or authorize requisitions are invited to attend Purchasing I, a hands-on workshop, scheduled 1:30–3 p.m. Sept. 23 in the Information Center Bldg., 201 E. Hoover. Purchasing II sessions, which cover obtaining information on purchase orders, invoices and vendors, will be held 3–4:30 p.m. the same day. Participants must have a Top Secret userID for Data Systems Center (DSC) mainframe access and register separately for each session. To register, send e-mail to itd.workshops or call 763-3700. For information, call Jim Peters, 747-0734.

Learn to create vitae

A workshop for graduate students titled “Writing Your Curriculum Vitae” will be held 12:10–1 p.m. Tues. (Sept. 15) at Career Planning and Placement, 3200 Student Activities Bldg. For information, call 764-7460.

Philippines’ Jose Abueva will visit campus Sept. 15

Jose V. Abueva, president of the University of the Philippines, will present a public lecture at 10 a.m. Tues. (Sept. 15) in Rackham Amphitheater on “Assessing the Presidential Leadership of Corazon C. Aquino, 1986–1992.”

Abueva, who received his Ph.D. in political science from the U-M, has been president of the University of the Philippines since 1987. Prior to that he was vice president of the United Nations University in Tokyo. He is the author of Ramon Magsaysay, A Political Biography and several books on politics, nationalism and development in Third World countries.

The lecture is sponsored by the Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies, the Office of the President and the Office of International Academic Affairs.

Workshop offered on accessing Rackham data

A workshop for accessing Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies admissions data will be offered 1–4 p.m. Thurs. (Sept. 17) in the Information Center Bldg., 201 E. Hoover. The workshop will introduce graduate departments and units using Rackham admissions data to the Admissions Database. Participants will learn how to obtain authorization to use existing transactions and queries and to view application status, test scores, information regarding former names, student identification numbers and previous educational experience. To register, send e-mail to itd.workshops or call 763-3700.

Tickets on sale for the Town Hall Lecture Series

Tickets, $10 per program, for the Margaret Waterman Alumnae Group Town Hall Celebrity Lecture Series, are now on sale.

The series will open with Terry Rohe, correspondent on ABC-TV’s Good Morning America, whose lecture title is “Laughing All the Way to Eternity: the Other Face of Aging.” All of the lectures begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.

Also scheduled:

B. Gentry Lee’s lecture “A Vision of the 21st Century” on Nov. 11. Lee co-founded and produced the “Cosmos” television series.

Wilma Mankiller, chief of the Oklahoma Cherokee Nation, will speak on “The Changing Images of the Native American” on Feb. 10.

Art historian Paul Hayes Tucker will discuss “The Making of a Blockbuster: Behind the Monet in the 90s Exhibit” on March 2.

For tickets or information, call Sue Miskel, 747-8636, or Vicki Panko, 996-8207.

Funds raised through projects such as the Town Hall Celebrity Lecture Series provide scholarships for women students.

Botanical Gardens open house scheduled Sept. 18

The Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Road, will hold an open house 2:30–6 p.m. Fri. (Sept. 18).

Titled “The Importance of Green,” the open house will be held in conjunction with the Campaign for Michigan kickoff activities. It will highlight plans for the renovation, expansion and development of display gardens at the Botanical Gardens.

Visitors will have an opportunity to browse the wildflower, perennial and rose gardens; examine the workmanship of the Seevers Bonsai Collection and ikebana displays; and sip tea in the fragrant Herb Knot Garden .

Admission to the Conservatory will be complimentary during the open house. For information, call Tena Achen, 998-7061.

Open house will showcase instructional technology

The Office of Instructional Technology (OT), 1712 Chemistry Bldg., will host an open house 1–5 p.m. Wed. (Sept. 16), which will showcase instructional technology developed by OIT and others at the University.

Among the projects that will be demonstrated are Project FLAME; 4M:CHEM; BioMap; new ways to say things with multi-media; interactive computer modules for undergraduate chemical engineering instruction; Goal Focused Therapy; and Seeing Through Chemistry.

For information, contact Laurie Crum, 936-1145, or through electronic mail.

Docents lead tours of Gardens’ Conservatory

Docents of Matthaei Botanical Gardens will lead a tour of the Conservatory titled “Plants From the Nearby and Far Away” at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sat. (Sept. 19) and Sept. 26 and at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sun. (Sept. 20) and Sept. 27.

The Conservatory holds one of the region’s finest collections of world flora. Participants should register prior to the tour at the reception desk because of space limitations. Admission is $1. The Botanical Gardens is located at 1800 N. Dixboro Rd.

Trotter House hosts Minority Student Picnic

The Housing Division’s Project Awareness and the William Monroe Trotter House, the Minority Student Cultural Center, will sponsor the Minority Student Picnic 1–6 p.m. Sept. 19 at Trotter House. Free food, indoor and outdoor games, and a three-on-three basketball tournament are planned. Registration with ID is required by 2 p.m. to participate in the tournament. For information, call 998-7037 or 763-1452.

Memberships available at Track and Tennis Building

Faculty and staff interested in obtaining a membership at the Track and Tennis Building may pick up applications at the Athletic Department Administration Bldg., 1000 S. State St. Tennis and jogging memberships, $35 each, are available for the upcoming season, Oct. 1–April 30. For information, call 998-7259.

Non-traditional undergrad women meet today

The Center for the Education of Women (CEW) hosts the first in a series of informal monthly meetings for non-traditional undergraduate women students 3:30–5 p.m. today (Sept. 14) at CEW. Participants will have the opportunity to share successes and concerns with other returning students. Future meetings will be scheduled by participants.

Michigan Radio presents Jewish High Holiday program

Michigan Radio is preparing for the Jewish High Holiday season with plans to broadcast “Virtuosic Gems from the Cantorial Repertoire” at 8 p.m. Oct. 5. The program includes music spanning several centuries influenced by Ashkenazi (Eastern European), Sephardic (Spanish), American, Western and Israeli cultures.

Michigan Radio can be heard in Ann Arbor on WUOM 91.7 FM, in Grand Rapids on WVGR 104.1 FM and in Flint on WFUM 91.1 FM.

Scholarships available for minorities in teacher education

The National Conference on Recruitment and Retention of Minorities in Teacher Education is offering a $1,000 Scholarship in Teacher Education for Minorities. Applicants must be minority undergraduate or graduate students admitted to a teacher education program and pursuing initial certification. Application deadline is Nov. 16.

Application packets can be obtained from the National Center for Recruitment and Retention, University of Kentucky, 341 Dickey Hall, Lexington, KY 40506-0017.

Asthma series begins Sept. 30

The Family Asthma Series, an educational program for parents of asthmatic children, will offer a series of programs 7:30–9 p.m. Wednesdays at the Kellogg Eye Center, 1000 Wall St.

Programs scheduled: Sept. 30, Childhood Asthma and Allergies: What’s New and Why; Oct. 14, Asthma Medications: Everything You Want to Know and More; Oct. 28, School and Asthma: It Can Work!; Nov. 11, Practical Points of Asthma Management—Infants through Adolescents.

Sponsors are the Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and American Lung Association of Michigan. For information, call 995-1030.

Asthma series begins Sept. 30

The Family Asthma Series, an educational program for parents of asthmatic children, will offer a series of programs 7:30–9 p.m. Wednesdays at the Kellogg Eye Center, 1000 Wall St.

Programs scheduled: Sept. 30, Childhood Asthma and Allergies: What’s New and Why; Oct. 14, Asthma Medications: Everything You Want to Know and More; Oct. 28, School and Asthma: It Can Work!; Nov. 11, Practical Points of Asthma Management—Infants through Adolescents.

Sponsors are the Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and American Lung Association of Michigan. For information, call 995-1030.

Administrative internships available

Three- to six-month administrative internships are available for women with undergraduate degrees and an interest in re-entering the work force or changing career directions. Interns work 20 hours per week and receive a stipend. For information, call the Center for the Education of Women, 998-7210. Placement descriptions will be available Oct. 1; application deadline is Nov. 4. Internships begin in January.

Profs look at Russia one year after the failed August coup

History Prof. William G. Rosenberg; Ronald G. Suny, the Alex Manoogian Professor of Modern Armenian History; and Rosamund A. Bartlett, assistant professor of Russian literature, will discuss “Russia: One Year After the Failed August Coup” at noon Wed. (Sept. 16) in Lane Hall Commons Room.

The brown bag lecture, sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies, will be moderated by Center Director Jane Burbank, who spent several weeks in Moscow this past summer.

Memorial service set for Sept. 17

A memorial service to honor those persons whose bodies were donated during the past year to the Medical School’s Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology will be held at 2 p.m. Thurs. (Sept. 17) at Washtenong Memorial Park, 3771 Whitmore Lake Road. Families and friends of donors have been invited to attend.

The Rev. Darin T. Robert, chief of Pastoral Care Services at University Hospitals, will officiate. He will be assisted by U-M Hospitals staff chaplains.

For information, call 764-4359.