The University Record, October 15, 1996

In Brief...

Regents meeting canceled
The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Regents, originally scheduled for Oct. 17-18, has been canceled.

 

A cappella group
will appear at U-Club

Desperate Measures, an a cappella singing group, will perform at 7 p.m. Wed. (Oct. 18) in the U-Club, Michigan Union. The 11-member group will sing a wide array of music, ranging from oldies to current pop songs without instrumental accompaniment. Tickets are $5 at the door only. For information, call 763-3281.

 

Prominent alumni
will discuss election outcome

The U-M-Flint offices of Alumni and Governmental Relations will sponsor a breakfast panel discussion 7:30-9:15 a.m. Nov. 8 at the Happenings Room, Harding Mott University Center. Four alumni who are elected officials will discuss election results and their implications for the state. Panelists are State House Speaker Paul C. Hillegonds, State Senate Minority Leader John D. Cherry, State Rep. Susan Grimes Munsell and Flint

 

Turner Geriatric presents
dream workshop

Turner Geriatric Clinic will present a dream workshop 1-3 p.m. Mondays, beginning Oct. 21 and ending Dec. 2. Participants will be encouraged to share their dreams in order to appreciate their symbolic and universal meaning. Registration is required for the workshop, which costs $40. Scholarships are available. There will be no class during Thanksgiving week. Call 764-2556 for information or to register.

 

Where do math majors get jobs?
Did you ever wonder what jobs math majors can get? Come to the Math Department's Career day 1-4 p.m. Fri. (Oct. 18) to find out. Panel discussions will be held in Room B844, East Hall, 1:15-2:30 p.m. for business and finance careers and 2:45-4 p.m. for those interested in science and technology. An open house will be hosted 1-4 p.m. in the second floor south atrium, East Hall. Representatives from Deloitte and Touche, TRW, Lockheed Martin, Lincoln National and others will be on hand.

Details on the program are available on the WorldWide Web at www.math.lsa.umich.edu.

 

MIWH research grant
applications available

The Michigan Initiative for Women's Health (MIWH) invites applications for grants that support pilot studies, new research or special analyses in ongoing projects on any aspect of female health from birth through old age. Those combining biomedical, psychosocial and cultural approaches are especially encouraged.

Awards support one-year projects that can be completed between April 1997 and March 1998. Funding of up to $4,000 may be requested. Awards will be announced in March 1997, application deadline is Feb. 14.

For more information, call 647-0472 or send e-mail to miw.health@umich.edu.

 

Nominations due for
Sarah Goddard Power Award

The Academic Women's Caucus is accepting nominations for the 1997 Sarah Goddard Power Award, which recognizes members of the University community who have contributed to the betterment of women through distinguished leadership, scholarship or other activities. U-M faculty, instructors, lecturers, primary researchers, librarians, curators and senior administrative staff are eligible.

Nominations are available from the Affirmative Action Office, 763-1284. Nominations are due by Dec. 16 and awards will be presented Mar. 19.

 

Career options for
doctor of pharmacy graduates

Practicing doctors of pharmacy will discuss career options 7-9 p.m. Tues. (Oct. 15) in Room 1544, C.C. Little Bldg., and staff from the College of Pharmacy will answer questions about admission to the program.

 

M-Card cashchip now accepted at Michigan Stadium
Six concession stands at Michigan Stadium now accept the M-Card cashchip. Each stand has a sign reading "M-Card Only." An information booth at the south end of the stadium will allow customers to add cash to their cashchip and purchase special edition M-Cards. In addition, there are now 22 cashchip machines on campus where card holders can increase the amount on their cards.

For more information, call the M-Card center, 936-2273, or visit the M-Card WorldWide Web site at www.umich.edu/~busfin/mcard.htm.

 

Lurie Tower dedication
will begin Thursday

Dedication ceremonies for the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Tower will begin Thursday, Oct. 17 at 9 p.m. on the North Campus Diag. The ceremony will feature the first performances of "True Blue," a new composition for the carillon written by Chip Davis, founder of Mannheim Steamroller and a U-M alumnus, and a new work by William Albright, chair of the U-M School of Music composition department. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket, stretch out and enjoy the show.

 

Lurie Engineering Center
dedication is Friday

Dedication ceremonies for the Robert H. Lurie Engineering Center will begin Friday, Oct. 18 at 11:30 a.m. outside the east side of the building located at 1221 Beal Avenue on North Campus. Guests are invited to stay for a reception following the dedication ceremony. Tours of the new building will be given 9:30-11 a.m. The Robert H. Lurie Engineering Center provides offices, meeting rooms and conference space for engineering student services, academic support, and college administration.

 

Cohn will deliver academic
freedom lecture Oct. 21

Avern Cohn, U.S. district judge, Eastern District of Michigan, will deliver the Sixth Annual Davis, Markert, Nickerson Lecture on Academic and Intellectual Freedom at 7 p.m. Oct. 21 in Mendelssohn Theatre. Cohn, who has ruled in several cases concerning First Amendment issues involving the University, will speak on "Academic Freedom: A Trial Judge's View," tracing key cases and controversies involving universities and civil liberties. For information, call 764-0303 or send e-mail to senate.office@umich.edu.

 

Become a dinosaur detective
Children age 6-7, can follow clues left by dinosaurs through prehistoric forests and discover what they looked and sounded like in a workshop presented by the Exhibit Museum of Natural History 10 a.m.-noon or 2-4 p.m. Nov. 9. Workshops, $12 for members and $15 for non-members, are limited to 20 participants and fill up quickly. For information, call 764-0478.

 

Polish newspaper editor
will give Copernicus Lecture

Adam Michnik, editor-in-chief, Gazeta Wyborcza, Warsaw, will lecture on "Central Europe After Communism (in Polish, with consecutive translation)," at 8 p.m. Oct. 21 at Rackham Amphitheatre. The Copernicus Lecture is sponsored by the Center for Russian and East European Studies and the Nicolaus Copernicus Endowment. Call 764-0351.

 

Lecture explores women's rights under the Law of Islam
Nasim Hasan Shah, retired chief justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, will speak on "Rights of Women in Islam: The Law in Pakistan," at 4 p.m. today (Oct. 15) in the Rackham East Conference Room. The lecture is co-sponsored by the Law school, the Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies and the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies. Call 764-0350 for information.

 

Waste Management hosts worm composting demonstration
Grounds and Waste Management Services offer a workshop 10-11 a.m. Nov. 4 and Nov. 11 in the second floor conference room, Plant Services Bldg., to anyone interested in using worms for indoor composting. The workshop will teach staff how to compost food scraps and lunch leftovers in the workplace. Waste Management will provide all necessary materials to begin the composting program in an office or lunchroom. To register or for more information, call 764-2663 or send e-mail to leklepin@umich.edu.

MIWH presents series on
adolescent girls and sexuality

The first in a series of seminars on adolescent girls and sexuality, sponsored by the Michigan Initiative for Women's Health, will be held 4-5:30 p.m. Oct. 23 in the Rackham West Conference Room. Karin Martin, assistant professor of social work will speak on "Adolescent Girls' Sexuality and its Relation to the Self;" Cornelia Porter, associate professor of nursing, will speak on "Sexuality and Adolescents: Issues, Myths and Stereotypes;" and a student presentation will furnish data and conclusions based on focus group research. The series is co-sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Program in Feminist Practice and other University units.

 

Baker will speak
on new cancer therapies

Laurence H. Baker, Comprehensive Cancer Center deputy director, will speak about new cancer treatments in "On the Front Line: New Weapons in the War on Cancer," a free community program sponsored by the Center 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Marriott Hotel, Laurel Park Place, I-275 and 6 Mile Road, Livonia. Registration is not required. For information call 1-800-865-1125

 

Marsh Center will present debate on debates
Former Congressman and presidential candidate John Anderson, communication scholar Sidney Kraus and Detroit News-Washington correspondent Richard Willing will discuss the 1996 presidential debate process in a free, public forum 4-6 p.m. Oct. 23 in Auditorium C, Angell Hall.

"The Press and the Presidency, Part II: Debate About the Debates" will be moderated by Michael Traugott, professor of communication studies. It is sponsored by the Howard R. Marsh Center for the Study of Journalistic Performance at the Department of

 

For the Record . . .
A photo on Page 4 of the Oct. 8 issue of The University Record incorrectly identified George Siedel, associate dean of the Business School and second from right in the photo, as Larry Root, director of the Institute for Labor and Industrial Relations.

 

Pritchard will deliver
University Wallenberg Lecture

Marion van Binsbergen Pritchard will deliver the seventh annual University Wallenberg Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Wed. (Oct. 16) in the Rackham Bldg. Auditorium.

She also will receive the Raoul Wallenberg Medal, established in honor of the U-M alumnus.

Pritchard will be available to the public again at a coffee hour 10 a.m. Thurs. (Oct. 17) sponsored by the University Center for the Child and Family and the University Wallenberg Endowment in Room 4448, East Hall and an 8 p.m. public event sponsored by Dutch Studies and the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures in the 4th floor West Conference Room, Rackham Bldg.

For information, call 647-4566.

 

Racial identity development
is topic of lectures

Beverly Daniel Tatum, clinical psychologist and professor of education, Mt. Holyoke College, and the King/Chavez/Parks Visiting Professor, will give two free, public lectures, noon and 3 p.m. Tues. (Oct. 15). A brown-bag discussion of two of her articles will take place at noon in the Women's Studies Lounge, Room 232D, West Hall. Copies of the articles are available to read in advance at the Women's Studies Office, 234 West Hall.

Tatum's 3 p.m. lecture, "Outside the Circle: The Relational Implications for White Women Working Against Racism," will be held in Room 4448, East Hall. The events are sponsored by the King/Chavez/Parks Visiting Professor Program, the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic and Multicultural Affairs, the Women's Studies Program, the Psychology Department and the Center for Research on Learning. Call 763-2047 for information.

 

Workshop addresses options for seniors who cannot live alone
Janet Fogler, senior social worker at the Turner Geriatric Clinic, will discuss the range of choices vailable in most communities when an older individual can no longer live independently, noon-1 p.m. Oct. 24, at the third in a series of Eldercare Workshops sponsored by the Family Care Resources Program. Participants will discuss the pros and cons of each and learn how to encourage seniors to agree to the best option. Call 998-6133 for information.

 

Ride your broomstick to Hill
The University Symphony and the University Philharmonic Orchestra have scheduled two Holloween concerts this year, at 5 p.m. and at 8:30 p.m. Oct. 27. Tickets, available at Michigan League Ticket Office beginning Oct. 21, are $7 for main floor and first balcony seats and $5 for second balcony.

 

Student publications board sets meeting dates
The Board for Student Publications will meet during the 1996-97 academic year on the following Mondays: Oct. 28, Nov. 25, Jan. 13, Feb. 24, Mar. 31 and Apr. 21. All meetings are open to the public and begin at 5 p.m. in Room 204, Student Publications Bldg., 420 Maynard St.

 

Campus walking escort service times have changed
Northwalk, the north campus walking escort service located at Bursley Hall, will now be available 8 p.m.-11:30 p.m. seven days a week. Hours for Safewalk, the main campus walking escort service based at Shapiro Undergraduate Library, will remain the same: 8 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Sun.-Thurs., and 8-11:30 p.m. Fri. and Sat. Both services are sponsored by the Department of Public Safety and the Sexual Assault Prevention & Awareness Center.