The University Record, September 28, 1992


Atkins to deliver address

Daniel E. Atkins, dean of the School of Information and Library Studies and professor of electrical engineering and computer science, will deliver his first Universitywide address as dean of the School at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Ehrlicher Room, School of Information and Library Studies, West Engineering Bldg.

His lecture, free and open to the public, will be on “The Information Professional for the 21st Century.”

Israeli author Yehoshua will speak at Hillel

Israeli author A. B. Yehoshua will speak at 8:15 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Irwin Green Auditorium at Hillel as part of Hillel’s Great Writers Series. In his talk, “The Fear of Eretz Israel,” Yehoshua will examine the neurotic solution to the inner conflict of the Jewish people.

Yehoshua is the author of many novels and plays, including The Lover, A Late Divorce and Mr. Mani . Many of his writings deal with the moral problems of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Tickets, $7 for general admission and $5 for students, are available at Hillel.

Benefits offices close for training

The Central Campus and Medical Center Staff Benefits Offices will be closed 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Thurs. (Oct. 1) for a training session.

Postage for 3rd class flats goes up 1.8 cents Oct. 4

University Mail Service has been notified by the U.S. Postal Service that the third class postage rate for non-letter-size mail that weighs more than 3.33633 ounces will increase by 1.8 cents per piece Oct. 4. Postage for mail sent at the third class basic rate will be 16.4 cents per piece, 15 cents per piece for three- and five-digit pre-sorted mail.

Atkins to speak at alumni homecoming program

School of Information and Library Studies (SILS) Dean Daniel E. Atkins will give the keynote address, “Growing with Technology,” during the SILS alumni homecoming program, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Fri. (Oct. 2) and 9 a.m.–noon Sat. (Oct. 3) at the Alumni Center. A $35 fee covers all sessions and lunch on Sat. For information, call 763-2281.

Ride Home service available at North Campus Commons

Free late-night taxi service is now available to those who find themselves alone and without a ride in the North Campus Commons after 2 a.m. Transportation Services and the Yellow Cab Co. are co-sponsoring the service, available every day 2–7 a.m. Ride Home services should be requested at the Commons Administrative Offices on the second floor.

UAC shows films Fri., Sat.

University Activities Center (UAC) will show Diner (1982), a nostalgic look at a special place by a group of young men, and The Graduate, the 1967 film about a college graduate who is seduced by an older woman and then falls in love with her daughter. Diner will be shown at 7 p.m. and The Graduate will be shown at 9 p.m. both Fri. and Sat. (Oct. 2 and Oct. 3) in Aud. 3, Modern Languages Bldg. Cost is $3 for single movie, $5 to view both in the same evening.

Ford Foundation minority fellowship applications available

Applications for Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships for Minorities are due Jan. 8, 1993. Awards will be made in the behavioral and social sciences, humanities, engineering, mathematics, and physical and biological sciences. Applications for the fellowships, limited to minority students who already hold a Ph.D. or Sc.D. and are preparing for or engaged in college or university teaching, are available from the National Research Council, (202) 334-2860.

Scholarships available for study abroad

The Council on International Education Exchange Bowman Scholarship is for undergraduates or graduating seniors who want to study or work in a developing country. Application deadline for projects taking place January–July 1993 is Oct. 26.

The Circumnavigator’s Award funds projects undertaken by students during the summer between their junior and senior years that may involve travel around the world. Application deadline is Nov. 2. Applications for both scholarships are available at the International Center, 764-9310.

CEW scholarship forms available

Applications are available at the Center for the Education of Women (CEW) for scholarships for women who will be enrolled during the 1993–94 academic year.

The CEW Margaret Dow Towsley Scholarships for Women are awarded to undergraduate, graduate and professional school students whose education has been interrupted for at least 36 consecutive months sometime between high school and the present. They must not have earned any academic credit during the interruption.

Applicants should be pursuing a clear educational goal at any of the U-M’s three campuses. Part-time students are eligible. Women in mathematics, engineering, physical sciences and other fields less traditional for women, are especially encouraged to apply.

CEW scholars receive awards ranging from $1,000 to $3,000. Approximately 30 are awarded each year.

Applications must be returned to CEW by Jan. 13, 1993. For information, call 998-7080.

Regents meet Oct. 15 at Flint, resume here Oct. 16

The Regents are scheduled to hold their Oct. 15 meeting at U-M-Flint and return to Ann Arbor to continue the meeting Oct. 16.

Individuals with disabilities who wish to attend the meeting and need assistance should contact the Regents’ Office two weeks in advance. Call 764-3883 or write to: Regents’ Office, Fleming Administration Bldg., Ann Arbor, MI 48109. Call 747-1388 for TDD services.

Social Work Day will be Nov. 5

The School of Social Work will host “Social Work Day” 3–5 p.m. Nov. 5 for students and others interested in learning more about careers in social work. The program will be held in Rackham Amphitheatre.

Faculty and administrators will discuss the master of social work degree program, the doctoral program in social work and career opportunities. For information, call 764-3309.

Statewide teleconference part of Investing in Ability Week 1992

A teleconference, “Enabling Technology: Michigan Resources,” will be held noon–1:45 p.m. Oct. 13 in Room 165, Chrysler Center. The free, public showing will discuss new technology and applications opportunities for individuals with disabilities and will explore technologies that can be used in the “smart workplace” as well as provide information on other resources.

CEW’s ‘Making Connections’ support group to meet in October

“Making Connections,” an ongoing support group for non-traditional undergraduate women students will meet 5:30–7 p.m. Oct. 6 and Oct. 20 at the Center for the Education of Women (CEW), 330 E. Liberty.

“Making Connections” helps women who are older than most of their classmates meet each other and share support and encouragement for combining school with multiple other life experiences. For information, call CEW at 998-7210 or message the group facilitator, Patricia Soellner Younce, on MTS.

Yang is Goudsmit Professor

Nobel laureate C.N. Yang, the Department of Physics’ Goudsmit Visiting Professor, will be on campus through Fri. (Oct. 2) and will deliver two lectures.

He will deliver the annual Ta-You Wu Lecture in Physics—“Consideration on Carbon 60: Supermolecules, Superstructure, Superconductivity”—at 4 p.m. Tues. (Sept. 29) in Rackham Amphitheater. He will discuss “Reflections on the Development of Physics” at 4 p.m. Thurs. (Oct. 1) in Room 182, Dennison Bldg. Yang is the Einstein Professor of Physics at the State University of New York-Stony Brook.

U Productions hosts Halloween costume sale

University Productions, the organization that produces shows for the School of Music and the Theatre and Dance departments, is hosting a Halloween costume sale 5–9 p.m. Thurs. (Oct. 1) and noon–10 p.m. Fri. (Oct. 2).

The sale will include costumes used in past productions. Special items this year are huge flower hats from the musical Pal Joey and lifesize wings from the opera Falstaff. Also available will be hats, ties, wigs, stage make-up and clothing from a variety of costume periods. Cash and personal checks accepted.

Test time for careers, internships in foreign service

Individuals interested in a career with the U.S. Foreign Service must take the upcoming exam, given once a year in Ann Arbor. The exam application deadline is Oct. 2. Summer internships also are available. The application deadline for internships is Nov. 1. Applications for both are available from the International Center, 764-9310, and Career Planning and Placement, 764-7460.

MBG seeks Flower Show entries

The Matthaei Botanical Gardens (MBG) is seeking individuals with a penchant for plants to enter the Ann Arbor Flower and Garden Show’s horticultural classes. MBG staff note that now is the time to begin planning for bulb classes and topiary because of the growing time involved and the availability in garden centers. Bulbs must be named cultivars. The following classes are open: Non-Hardy Bulbs, Tubers, Corms and Rhizomes; Hardy Bulbs, Tubers, Corms and Rhizomes; Narcissus (daffodil) Challenge; and Topiary.

Entry forms and rules are available at the Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd. For information, call Dorthea Coleman, 662-3475.

Speakers series focuses on resource and environmental economics

The 1992–93 Distinguished Speakers Series of the School of Natural Resources and Environment will focus on resource and environmental economics. It will open today (Sept. 28) with a presentation by Peter Emerson of the Environmental Defense Fund on “The Environmental Side of North American Free Trade.” He will speak at 4 p.m. in Room 1040, Dana Bldg. Refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m. in Room 1046.

Other speakers will be Michael Hanemann, University of California, Berkeley, on Oct. 26; James Broadus, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Nov. 9; and Charles Kolstad, University of Illinois, Dec. 3.

Hughes Predoctoral Fellowship application deadline announced

Howard Hughes Medical Institute announces that 66 predoctoral fellowships in biological sciences will be awarded in 1993 for full-time study toward a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree. Applications, due Nov. 6, are available from the National Research Council, (202)334-2872.

School of Music begins fall season

The School of Music will open its fall season with a concert 8 p.m. Sat. (Oct. 3) in Hill Auditorium. The University Philharmonia, conducted by Donald Schleicher, will play Mozart’s overture to “The Abduction from the Seraglio,” Haydn’s Symphony No. 104 and Hindemith’s “Symphonic Metamorphoses.”

The University Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Gustav Meier and Riccardo Averbach, will perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 5 in Hill Auditorium. The program features Mozart’s Symphony No. 38 (“Prague”), prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun” by Debussy and “The Miraculous Mandarin Suite” by Bela Bartok.

Semetko looks at TV coverage of elections

Holli A. Semetko, assistant professor of communication, will discuss “Television News and Election Campaigning in Comparative Perspective: Germany, Britain and the United States” in a free, public lecture at 2:30 p.m. Tues. (Sept. 29) in the Henderson Room, Michigan League.

The lecture is part of a series on “Political Communication in an Election Year: Involvement or Alienation,” sponsored by the Department of Communication.

Dance program part of Hispanic Heritage Month commemoration

Maria del Carmen Grupo Espana will perform at 7 p.m. Fri. (Oct. 2) in Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre as part of the University’s Hispanic Heritage Celebration—Latino Extravaganza. The group was formed in 1981 and has preformed widely in the Detroit/Windsor area. Maria del Carmen recently was awarded the honorary title of “Dame” by the king of Spain. The dancers will be accompanied by flamenco guitarists.

The free, public program also includes dancing by Los Hijos de Aztlan, Grupo Gaucho Argentino, Lambasa Motion, and Verie-dad Tropical. For information, call Vera Hernandez, 665-8118, or Andrew Perez, 483-6325

Publications staffers invited to attend meeting

U-M staff who prepare publications and promotional materials are invited to attend a brown-bag lunch planning meeting of the Editors Council noon–1:30 p.m. Tues. (Sept. 29) in Room 1019, Pharmacy Bldg.

Horseback Day Trip planned

The pre-trip meeting for the Department of Recreational Sports’ horseback riding day trip will be 7 p.m. Thurs. (Oct. 1) in the North Campus Recreation Bldg. conference room. The trip is planned for Oct. 11.

Hungarian refugee camp topic of CREES brown-bagger

Eva Huseby-Darvas will discuss “Wanting to Go Home: A Report from a Southern Hungarian Refugee Camp” at a noon brown-bag lecture on Wed. (Sept. 30) in Lane Hall Commons Room. Huseby-Darvas is a research associate at the Center for Russian and East European Studies (CREES) and an adjunct assistant professor of behavioral science at


Huseby-Darvas conducted field work during May and June in several camps in Hungary for refugees from various countries, including Mozambique, Romania, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam, as well as the successor states to the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia.

Columnist Judy Mann will speak Oct. 1

Washington Post columnist Judy Mann will speak on “Nursing, Press and Public Policy” at 8 p.m. Thurs. (Oct. 1) in Rackham Amphitheater.

Mann will discuss how nurse researchers and women in all professions can get credit in the media for their work. Lecture sponsors are the Rho, Eta Rho and Kappa Iota chapters of Sigma Theta Tau (STT), the international honor society of nursing, and the Medical Center.

Registration will be at the door. Tickets are $8 for STT members, students and retirees, $10 for others. For information, call 572-2688.

Gifts of Art sponsors benefit art sale

The Gifts of Art program at the U-M Hospitals will hold a benefit art sale 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Thurs.–Fri. (Oct. 1–2) in Dining Rooms A, B, C and D, second floor of University Hospital.

Work by Michigan artists will be featured during the sale. A portion of the proceeds from each purchase will be donated by the artists to support continued operation of Gifts of Art.

Do you like to read aloud?

Volunteers who like to read aloud are needed to read for students who have visual impairments or learning disabilities. For information or to volunteer, call Services for Students with Disabilities, 763-3000.

Violinist Midori to perform at Hill

Violinist Midori will perform at a University Musical Society concert at 8 p.m. Oct. 8 at Hill Auditorium. She will play Beethoven’s Sonata No. 9 in A Major, Op. 47; Elgar’s Sonata in E minor, Op. 82; and pieces by Debussy and Sarasate.

Tickets for Midori’s concert, $18–$45, are available from the Burton Tower box office.

SAPAC sponsors Men’s support groups

The Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center (SAPAC) is sponsoring men’s support groups for men who want to talk to other men about issues such as male roles, masculinity, the impact of culture and other issues related to being a man in our society. Groups of five to 10 men will meet once a week for about eight weeks.

An informational meeting will be held at

7 p.m. Tues. (Sept. 29) in Room 1209, Michigan Union. For information, contact Rahul Sharma, 763-5865.

Philips Pre-Concert Program: ‘And the Beat Goes On’

“And the Beat Goes On—A Century Later: The Resounding Effects of John Philip Sousa” is the title of a free Philips Pre-Concert Presentation at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 in Rackham Amphitheater, preceding a performance by the New Sousa Band.

Speakers include Keith Brion, director of the New Sousa Band; William D. Revelli, professor emeritus of music and director emeritus of University Bands; H. Robert Reynolds, director of University Bands and professor of conducting; Paul E. Bierley, Sousa biographer and author of Sousa; and Gary Lewis, Marching Band director.

Let’s talk about mental illness

The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FASAP) will offer a film series on mental illness as part of Mental Illness Awareness Week Oct. 4–10.

The films, which will be shown noon–1:30 p.m. at the FASAP office, Suite 7, 715 N. University, are: Oct. 5, Peace of Mind (schizophrenia); Oct. 7, The Doctor is In , (depression); and Oct. 9, Patty Duke (manic/depressive disorder). A general film on mental illnesses will be shown each day, followed by the feature films listed above.

Participants may bring a lunch. Beverages will be available. FASAP staff will be available for questions and a brief discussion.

Smoke-Free begins Oct. 12

If you’re considering quitting smoking but don’t feel that you can do it alone, the University Health Service (UHS) Smoke-Free program may help. The program provides information and support to help you quit.

The next group begins with a free introductory session noon–1 p.m. Oct. 12 in the UHS third floor conference room. The program consists of eight one-hour sessions that meet twice a week for four weeks.

At the end of the first session, interested participants may register for the program. The fee is $50; $25 is refunded to those who attend every session. To attend the free introductory session, call 763-1320.

Training for supervisors offered on alcohol, other drugs

A three-hour workshop will be offered twice for supervisors responsible for working with faculty and staff members experiencing alcohol and other drug problems.

The workshop is scheduled 9 a.m.–noon Oct. 6 and 1–4 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FASAP) office, 715 N. University. It covers policies, identification, intervention and rehabilitation issues. Training is provided by staff from FASAP, Staff and Union Relations and the Department of Public Safety.

To register, $10, call FASAP, 998-7500.

New Sousa Band coming

The New Sousa Band, in a novel concert under Conductor Keith Brion, turns back the pages of music history at 8 p.m. Oct. 10 in Hill Auditorium, just a short waltz from Main Street’s late “Grand Opera House” where Sousa’s band originally played. The program will feature a mixture of classics, solos and music from Sousa’s own operettas, suites and marches.

Tickets, $12–$22, are available from the University Musical Society, Burton Memorial Tower.

Halsted will give Philips Pre-Concert Program

U-M Carillonneur Margo Halsted will give a free Philips Pre-Concert Program titled “The Earliest Form of Heavy Metal Music: Those Wonderful Bells in Burton Tower” at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 in Lecture Room 2, Modern Languages Bldg. The lecture will precede an 8 p.m. recital by violinist Midori.

Sept. 30 deadline for computer KickOff ’92 sale

Orders for KickOff ’92, U-M’s annual computer sale, must be received by Wed. (Sept. 30). Orders should be hand delivered to the U-M Computer Showcase, Michigan Union Ground Level; or sent by U.S. mail to Photo and Campus Services, Room B542 LS&A Bldg., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1382.

Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra will perform at Hill Oct. 4

The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, featuring Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis, will perform at 8 p.m. Sun. (Oct. 4) at Hill Auditorium, sponsored by the Office of Major Events.

The 16-piece band, which is making its first U.S. tour this fall, is part of the Jazz at Lincoln Center program.

Tickets, $24 and $16.50 with student ID, are on sale at the Michigan Union Ticket Office and all Ticket Master outlets.

Faculty Women’s Club announces new officers

The Faculty Women’s Club has elected the following officers for 1992–93: Fran Wylie, president; Helen Birdsall, vice president; Paulett Banks, secretary; Carol Woodard, treasurer; Paula Rand, membership chair; Vicki Panko, newcomer’s chair; Ellie Davidson, program chair; Lois Solomon, publicity chair; Faye Heatley, sections chair; Judy Dineson, social chair; Janet Smith, liaison chair; Gloria Stapp, bylaws chair; and Elaine Rice, golden members chair.

Enjoy jazz, Latin and swing at Leonardo’s in October

Music will bounce off the walls 8–10 p.m. Fridays in Leonardo’s (Espresso Royale Caffe/Wok Express) at the North Campus Commons.

Scheduled are: Oct. 2, Kenn Thomas performing jazz on the piano; Oct. 9, The Raisin Pickers presenting old-time dance music, swing and “new” grass; Oct. 16, Montage will perform a blend of voice, piano, guitar and spirited Latin and Brazilian influenced percussion; Oct. 30, Lunar Octet will perform a variety of music including Latin sambas and mambos, jazz, funk and ballads.

Go Blue Brunch slated Oct. 24

The 16th annual Go Blue Brunch, sponsored by the Alumni Association, will be held Oct. 24 before the U-M vs. Minnesota homecoming football game. The event will begin in the Track and Tennis Bldg. three hours before kickoff.

The program will feature a salute to U-M Olympians and 1992 Big Ten championship teams. Current and alumni cheerleaders will lead the pep rally, highlighted by presentation of the Spirit of Michigan Award to Marie Hartwig, professor emeritus of physical education and a long-time supporter of women’s athletics.

The Michigan Marching Band will conclude the program with a concert and then march to Michigan Stadium.

Tickets, $10, must be purchased by Oct. 16. Reserved block seating is available for groups of 15 or more. For information or to order tickets, call the Alumni Association, 763-9738.

Solidarity series begins

A free, public talk by Dianne Feeley on “Rethinking the Struggle for Reproductive Rights” at 7:30 p.m. Tues. (Sept. 29) in the Henderson Room, Michigan League, will open Solidarity’s fall discussion series. Solidarity is an independent socialist organization active in national and local issues. Feeley is a reproductive rights activist and an editor of Against the Current magazine.

Science Research Club will meet Oct. 6

The Science Research Club will hear two presentations when it meets at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 in Room 165, Chrysler Center. Homer A. Neal, chair of the Department of Physics, will speak on “The Perils and Promises of the Super-Conducting Super Collider” and Douglas O. Richstone, professor of astronomy, will discuss “Massive Black Holes and the Nature of Quasars.”

Women’s Health Initiative focuses on substance abuse

The Women’s Health Initiative will sponsor the first in a series of presentations by faculty members of issues that affect women’s health noon–1 p.m. Thurs. (Oct. 1) in Room 4, Michigan League.

Carol Boyd, assistant professor of nursing and director of the Women and Substance Abuse Project at the School of Nursing, and Dorothy Henderson, graduate student teaching assistant in the Women’s Studies Program, will speak on their work involving women and substance abuse. For information, call 763-5030.

Ryan’s talk focuses on international trade

Michael P. Ryan, visiting professor of international business will discuss “Unilateralism, Pacific Basin Trade Dispute Settlement and the Maintenance of the GATT Regime” at noon Tues. (Sept 29) in Room 1006, Paton Accounting Center. The free public presentation is the first in the Seminars in International Business series hosted by the Center for International Business Education, the Center for Japanese Studies, and the Center for Russian and East European Studies. Dessert and coffee will be provided. For information, call 936-3917.