The University Record, June 25, 1996

In Brief...

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, contact the Accounts Payable and Travel Office at 764-6253 or send e-mail to


For the record . . .
Sidney Fine is the Andrew Dickson White Professor of History in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts. He is actively teaching and is not an emeritus professor.


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.


ABPAFS awards are tomorrow
The Association of Black Professionals, Administrators, Faculty and Staff (ABPAFS) will host its annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Wed. (June 26) in the Kuenzel Room, Michigan Union. Nathan Norman, manager of Building Services, will be the keynote speaker. Awards will be presented for Outstanding Public Service, Higher Achievement and Career Service. For information, call 763-3164.


Learn about continuing
your education

The Medical Center is sponsoring the Educational Opportunity Fair 8:30 a.m.--4:30 p.m. Thurs. (June 27) at the Towsley Center. Representatives will be available from regional colleges and universities to answer questions and distribute literature. For information, call 763-4400.


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. On July 10, LIR will present "The Wrong Box," starring Dudley Moore, Michael Caine and Peter Sellers. For information, call 764-2556.


Discussion group for survivors
of prostate cancer is Thursday

The Prostate Cancer Education and Support Group presents a survivor panel and discussion group for people who are considering or who have undergone various treatments for prostate cancer. All prostate cancer survivors and their partners are invited to this free program at 6:30 p.m. Thurs. (June 27) in Room 2C108, University Hospital. For information, call 936-5938.


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. August 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 10, Stephanie and Oasis perform modern jazz. For information, call 762-3351.


U-Move offers fitness classes
U-Move offers exercise classes July 1--Aug. 2 in Room 3050, Central Campus Recreation Building. Step aerobics, swim lessons and tennis are available. Personal trainers also are available. For more information, call 764-1342.


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 off 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.


Kids can garden, too
The Matthaei Botanical Gardens and the Washtenaw County Extension Service are offering a workshop titled `Gardening with Children: A Workshop for Adults' 8:30 a.m.--3:15 p.m. July 11 at the Botanical Gardens. The workshop, $30, will inform adults about the opportunities that exist for conducting horticultural activities with children. Registrations must be received by July 5. For information, call 998-7061.


Space research lab is seeking
former staff members

September 20 will be the 50th anniversary of the Space Physics Research Laboratory (SPRL). Records from the early years are incomplete, and staff planning an anniversary celebration at the SPRL are looking for phone numbers and addresses of people who worked, taught or were involved in a Space Physics Lab project from 1946--present. If you were involved with the SPRL, call Marti Moon, 647-3420, or send e-mail to


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. Donna Gleason, director of music at the Redford Baptist Church, and U-M assistant carrillonist Brandon Blazo will perform Mon. (July 1). On July 8 Margo Halsted, University carrillonist, will perform a premiere work by Jessica Fogel with the Ann Arbor Dance Works. The series is sponsored in part by the School of Music. For information, call 764-2539.


The New American opens July 6 at Museum of Art
`The New American,' a new installation by Detroit artist Carl Demeulenaere, is on display July 6--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-- p.m. Sun. For information, call 764-0395.


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 student adjusts to the new surroundings. For information, call 764-9485.


U-M-Flint runs
summer camp for kids

Camp Summer Fun, sponsored by the U-M-Flint Recreation Center, is offered to kids ages 6--12 in two sessions: July 15--19 and August 5--9. A full day of 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.


Blue Tops will perform
at Hospital

As part of the Gifts of Art program, The Blue Tops will perform jazz and blues at 12:10 p.m. Thurs. (June 27) in the University Hospital Courtyard. In case of inclement weather, the free concerts will be held in the first floor lobby, University Hospital. For information, call 936-ARTS.


MTS in unattended mode
June 28, discontinued June 30

Although previous announcements about the upcoming end of MTS services have specified June 30 as the cut-off date, MTS services requiring operator assistance will actually cease at 5:00 p.m. Fri. (June 28). MTS will therefore be in unattended mode 5 p.m. Fri. (June 28)--midnight Sun. (June 30). At that time, all MTS User IDs, except those for which special and specific arrangements have been made in advance, will expire.

For more information, contact the ITD Accounts Office at or call 764-8000.


Organ recitals will be held
this week

The School of Music is sponsoring concerts and recitals on campus June 26--July 7 in connection with the 18th Annual International Organ and Church Music Institutes to be held in Ann Arbor this month. At 8 p.m. Wed. (June 26) Tamara Schmiege, organist, will perform a free concert in Blanche Anderson Moore Hall. At 8 p.m. Fri. (June 28) Valerie Felder, organist, will present a free concert in the same location. At 4 p.m. Sun. (June 30) Gerhard Kaufeldt, organist, will present a concert, $5, in the same location. For a full schedule of performances, call 764-0594.


Athletic Department
will be closed July 4--5

The Athletic Department will be closed July 4--5 in observance of Independence Day. The offices will reopen at 8 a.m. July 8.


Women's ice hockey team
is forming for 1996--97 season

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.


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 also are needed as volunteer conversation or classroom partners. For information, call 763-1440.


Health Sciences Libraries offer workshop on Netscape
Netscape is currently the most popular software for finding information on the Internet. The U-M's Health Sciences Libraries offer hands-on training to explain Netscape's basic features, searching tools and techniques, as well as providing an introduction to the WorldWide Web. The workshop will be held noon-1:30 p.m. July 9 in Room B1 394 Taubman Center Building.

Registration is required. To register or for more information, call 763-2037 or send e-mail to


Indian dance troupe
to perform Saturday

The Office of Major Events presents `An Evening of Classical Dance-Ballet: Illusions and the Prince' by Malini Srirama and the dances of India Troupe at 8 p.m. Sat. (June 29) at the Towsley Auditorium, Washtenaw Community College. Tickets are $8, $5 for students and seniors. Call 763-TKTS for information.


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.


Time Reports due June 28
Biweekly time reports are due in the payroll office or drop box by noon Fri. (June 28) because of the July 4th holiday. Payday remains July 5.


Artists display works
in Pierpont Commons

Artist Ilona Brustad displays watercolors and pastels in the Pierpont Commons Atrium through Sat. (June 29). Members of the Senior Citizens Guild of Ann Arbor exhibit watercolors, pastels, oils and acrylics in the same location July 2--Aug. 1.

Students from the School of Music Jazz Studies Program will use Leonardo's as an open rehearsal space during the Summer term. For information, call 764-7544.


Celebrate musical theatre
with Michigan Radio

`Broadway Revisited,' a new series on Michigan Radio, examines the evolution of American musical theatre from 1920 to the present. The half-hour program, heard Friday evenings at 7 p.m. through August, explores the songs, shows and lyricists who created the American musical theatre. `The King and I' is the subject of the program this Fri. (June 28). On July 5, `Broadway Revisited' will feature `Hair.' Michigan Radio can be heard on WUOM 91.7 FM in Ann Arbor, WFUM 91.1 FM in Flint and WVGR 104.1 FM in Grand Rapids.


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.