The University Record, July 9, 1996

In Brief...

Retirees can receive Mcards
Retired faculty and staff may apply for Mcards, photo identification cards which give them convenient access to many campus privileges. Mcards can be used as a library card, to enter computer sites, as a debit card with 65 local merchants, as an automatic teller machine card linked to a bank account, and used with a cash chip to make small purchases. For an application, call the Benefits Office, 763-1214.

 

Meet the vendors who are
finalists to be the U-M's
supplier of office goods

All University employees who purchase office supplies are invited to a presentation from two vendor finalists, plus additional information shared by Purchasing Services and Stores concerning the proposals we have received. Sessions will be held 9-10:30 a.m. Thurs. (July 11) in Room 1640, Dow Chemistry Bldg. and 12:30 p.m. Thurs. in Room 3330 Med Sci I. For information, call 998-7070.

 

CSCAR's "Missing Data"
workshop to be held July 22-23

"Statistical Analysis with Missing Data," a two-day workshop, will be held 13 p.m. July 22-23 in the Natural Sciences Auditorium. The workshop, presented by the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research (CSCAR), will be led by Roderick Little, chair of the Department of Biostatistics and professor of statistics, and Trivellore Raghunathan of the Survey Research Center. The workshop is recommended for any researcher considering imputation or other methods to deal with missing values. The $50 fee for U-M affiliates ($125 for non-affiliates) includes lecture notes. Register before July 16 by calling 763-0341.

 

Discussion will celebrate
opening of new exhibitions

A round-table discussion to celebrate the opening of exhibitions of architectural drawings by Herbert W. Jobe and Albert Kahn will be held at 3 p.m. Sat. (July 13) in the Museum of Art. William Hennessey, director of the Museum of Art, will chair the discussion between Bill Demiene, vice president of Albert Kahn Associates, Ellen A. Plummer, assistant director of programs at the Museum, Annette W. LeCuyer, professor of architecture, and Herbert W. Johe, professor emeritus of architecture.

 

Pound House seeks volunteers
Pound House Children's Center currently is accepting student volunteers to assist in the summer child care program for children ages 2 1/2-5 years. Volunteers must be available four hours per week. One work-study position is available 12:30-3:30 p.m. Mon.Fri. For information, call 764-2547.

 

Workshop on 20th century
innovators to be held July 23

The relationships among some of the great innovators and pioneers of the 20th century, including Henry Ford and George Washington Carver, will be discussed at a workshop presented by the Center for Heritage Education at the Henry Ford Estate 8:30 a.m.---4 p.m. July 23. The workshop, $10, includes a tour of the Estate, lunch, an information packet and instruction from School of Education faculty members. Deadline for registration is tomorrow (July 10). For information, call 593-5590.

 

Sign up for intramural
sports tomorrow

The Department of Recreational Sports' Intramural Sports Program will take entries for 1996 summer term softball, sand volleyball and 3-on-3 basketball tomorrow (July 10) at the Intramural Sports Building (IMSB). Manager's Meetings will be held in the IMSB tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. for softball, 6:30 p.m. for volleyball and 7:30 p.m. for basketball. An entry fee will be charged for each sport ($50 for softball, $40 for volleyball, $25 for basketball). Games begin July 16. For information, call 763-3562.

 

Raffle to benefit
Trauma Burn Center

Tamaroff Dodge of Southfield and Helping Hands for Children are running a raffle, with a percentage of proceeds to benefit the U-M Trauma Burn Center. Raffle tickets are $25 each or 10 for $200. The drawing will be held Aug. 10 and the grand prize is a Dodge Viper. Send check or money order to Helping Hands for children Raffle, P.O. Box 7777, Ann Arbor 48107-7777, or call toll-free 1-888-WIN-VIPER. For information, call TeleCare, 764-4100, category 6245.

 

Benefit Reimbursement claims due July 10, 22
To guarantee reimbursement in their July paycheck, Benefit Reimbursement Account participants should submit claims to the Benefits Office (Central Campus), Wolverine Tower G405, 3003 S. State St., by tomorrow (July 10) for bi-weekly pay periods or July 22 for monthly pay periods.

 

U-M-Flint runs
summer camp for kids

Camp Summer Fun, sponsored by the U-M-Flint Recreation Center, is offered to kids ages 612 in two sessions: July 1519 and
August 59. Activities will be offered 8 a.m.5 p.m. each day. Cost is $88 per session per child, and $78 for additional family members. Scholarships are available, based on need. Registration deadline is one week before session begins. For more information, call (810) 762-3441.

 

M-CARE is sponsoring
charity golf outing

M-CARE is sponsoring a golf outing to benefit the Ann Arbor Community Center at 10 a.m. Aug. 3 at Reddeman Farms Golf Course in Chelsea. A foursome for the outing can be purchased for $350 and individual spots are available for $90 each. Entries must be received by July 26, and the field is limited to 36 four-person teams. For more information, call 662-3128.

 

Enjoy free jazz at lunch in Flint
The U-M-Flint is sponsoring free lunchtime jazz concerts at noon Wednesdays, July 10-July 31, in the University Pavilion Rink. On July 17, Ray Kamalay and His Red Hot Peppers perform 1930s small band music. For information, call 762-3351.

 

The New American
is at Museum of Art

"The New American," a new installation by Detroit artist Carl Demeulenaere, is on display through Aug. 18 at the Museum of Art. The artist uses Grant Wood's American Gothic as a basis for examining the contemporary American family from a non-traditional perspective. The museum is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Thurs., and noon-5 p.m. Sun. For information, call 764-0395.

 

English classes available
for families of international
students, faculty, staff

English classes for the families of international students, faculty and staff are offered by the Family Housing Language Program. Registration for classes for summer semester is currently taking place. Native speakers of English are needed as volunteer conversation or classroom partners. For information, call 763-1440.

 

LIR presents The Wrong Box
The Learning in Retirement Program (LIR) of the Geriatrics Center's Turner Clinic will present its annual series of free movies during the summer months at 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Kellogg Eye Center Auditorium. Tomorrow (July 10), LIR will present The Wrong Box, starring Dudley Moore, Michael Caine and Peter Sellers. On July 17, LIR shows Everybody's Fine starring Marcello Mastroianni. For information, call 764-2556.

 

OIP seeks hosts
for exchange students

The Office of International Programs seeks families interested in hosting exchange students from Finland, Russia, Japan and Korea for the 1996-97 academic year. The students, who speak English well, will visit the U-M as juniors or seniors and arrive in Ann Arbor in mid-August. Host families will not provide housing for the students but will be asked to show the students around Ann Arbor and offer friendly support as the students adjust to the new surroundings. For information, call 764-9485.

 

Carillon bells will ring on
Mondays throughout summer

The bells of the Charles Baird Carillon will ring with music performed by local and international recitalists at 7 p.m. Mondays through July 29. Edward M. Nassor, carillonneur at the Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery, will perform July 15. The series is sponsored in part by the School of Music. For information, call 764-2539.

 

Child Development Center will hold open house for kindergarten
The U-M-Dearborn Child Development Center will hold an open house for its kindergarten program 5-6:30 p.m. July 17 in Mod 29 on the Dearborn campus. The open house is for prospective fall 1996 kindergarten students and their families, as well as other interested members of the community. Enrollment is open to all children who will reach age 5 before Dec. 1. Teachers and staff members will be available to answer questions regarding enrollment, tuition, scholarships and other topics. Both full-time and half-time enrollment schedules are offered. For information, call 593-5424.

 

Personal mileage reimbursement rate has changed
The reimbursement rate for the use of a personal automobile while on University business increased to $.30 per mile, effective June 1. If you have any questions, please contact the Accounts Payable and Travel Office at 764-6253 or send e-mail to travel.office@umich.edu.

 

U-M-Dearborn seeks art
featuring exotic flowers

The U-M-Dearborn Art Museum Project invites artists 18 years of age and older who live or work in Michigan to participate in an art competition. Selected works will be displayed in an exhibition, "Exotics: Botanicals by Michigan Artists" in the Alfred Berkowitz Gallery at the U-M-Dearborn in April-May 1997.

Two-dimensional works of art that depict exotic flora subjects are sought in various media and techniques. Works will be
selected from slide entries, due Feb. 28, 1997. For more information, call 593-5058.

 

UMS offers
subscription packages

The University Musical Society (UMS) is offering series subscription packages for the 1996-97 season. Subscribers are entitled to a 20 percent discount on individual ticket prices, priority seating and other benefits. Subscriptions are available for the Michigan Pride Series, Family Affair Series, Divine Expressions Series, Choral Union Series and the Jazz Directions Series. For series information, call 764-2538.

 

Women's ice hockey team
is forming

The U-M Women's Club Hockey Team will be an official "club" team for the 1996-97 season. For more information on joining the Women's Club Ice Hockey Team, call 936-0255.

 

Skating Club seeks new members
The U-M Skating Club seeks members to compete at the collegiate level in 1996-97. The team masters complex skating patterns and competes on a national level. The club now has United States Figure Skating Association Club level status. For information, call 647-7232.

 

Learn infant and child CPR
The Pediatric Primary Care Clinic is sponsoring Red Cross Certification classes in infant and child CPR. Each five-hour class is offered for 2 1/2 hours on July 20-21, Aug. 17-18 and August 24-25. Classes will be held in the Clinic. M-CARE members will receive a 50 percent discount off the $35 fee. For information, call 971-5300.

 

For the record . . .
An article in the June 25 issue of The University Record stated that authorization approval is no longer needed for access to administrative data. Authorization approval is still needed, but a new process for getting access to administrative data on the Data Systems Center (DSC) mainframe and servers has been implemented.

Users who need access to administrative data should contact their DSC Access Administrator (DAA). The DAAs receive and process system access requests forms for most departments.

Forms and further information are available on the WorldWide Web at http://www.umich.edu/~wwwitd/admin-data/. Forms also are available from your DAA or the Information Technology Division Documentation Library at OM_Doclib@dsc.umich.edu or 764-2350.