The University Record, June 21, 1999

Briefings

Bollinger on WUOM June 28

Michigan Radio, WUOM, will air a live interview with President Lee C. Bollinger 2–3 p.m. June 28. The interview, focusing on affirmative action at the University, will be conducted by Donovan Reynolds, director of broadcasting. Bollinger will take questions from listeners.

Women’s football academy is June 26

Football coach Lloyd Carr will lead the Michigan Football Women’s Academy 10 a.m.–4 p.m. June 26 at the Michigan Football Complex. Proceeds from the benefit will support the Coach Carr Cancer Fund to supplement patient care and wellness programs at the Comprehensive Cancer Center. Carr and his staff will present “everything you ever wanted to know about football, but didn’t get a chance to ask.” The $50 registration fee includes lunch and an official academy T-shirt. Space is limited. For more information, or to register, call 764-7170, or visit the Web, mgoblue.com.

Security forum for system administrators is June 25

Forum 2 for System Administrators, “12 Critical Steps in Securing Windows NT Systems,” will be offered by the Office of Policy Development and Education 10 a.m.–3 p.m. June 25 in Room 1109, FXB Bldg. The speaker will be Eugene Schultz, adjunct professor, Purdue University, and security adviser, Global Integrity Corp.

Schultz is a master teacher of Windows NT security and a recognized computer security policy and practice adviser. He founded and managed the Computer Incident Advisory Capability (CIAC) for the U.S. Department of Energy and directed the International Information Integrity Institute. Schultz also is the cofounder of the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams.

The cost is $35. For more information, call Paul Millis, 764-8176. To reserve a space, contact Kari Roberts, 647-4274 or karir@umich.edu.

North Campus roads update

Phase II of the North Campus roadway construction project is now complete—Murfin St., north of Hubbard, and Bishop St. from Cram Circle to Beal St. have been reopened.

Phase III is in progress—Murfin St. from Bonisteel Blvd. Hubbard St. will remain closed until approximately July 12. Access to the Pierpont Commons parking lot (NC27) will be maintained throughout construction.

For more information, call Patti Spence, 936-3184, or Tom Keast, 647-1332.

Matthaei hosts ‘A Day in the Garden’

The Matthaei Botanical Gardens will host “A Day in the Garden” noon–7 p.m. June 26–27. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for elementary and high school-age children, and $5 and $3 for members, adults and children.

“A Day” features a variety of exhibits— gardenscapes by the Ford Motor Company Fund, whirligigs by Michigan artists, summer bouquets by Federated Garden Clubs and “People, Plants and Culture” by minority artists. Other exhibitors include Artistry in Motion Dance Studio, American Hosta Growers, the Rose and Perennial Garden, the Rose Society and local nurseries. A string quartet will provide a musical background.

The Friends of the Gardens will celebrate the occasion with its 25th anniversary brunch at noon in the Friends Pavilion of the Gateway Garden. The members-only brunch is $15 and includes admission to the day’s activities.

For more information, call 998-7061.

Walking Club begins July 1

M-Fit is offering a Walking Club for members of the University and wider community beginning July 1. The Walking Club is an incentive program to help people get fit by walking. The registration fee, $20 ($5 for Health System employees) covers a binder with basic walking information, walking logs and walking maps of the area. More information is mailed each month, including recipes and nutrition and fitness tips. For more information or a registration brochure, contact Colleen Greene, 998-6310 or cmgi@umich.edu.

MCIT/ITD blood drive is June 30

Medical Center Information Technology (MCIT) and the Information Technology Division (ITD) are co-sponsoring a blood drive

9 a.m.–3 p.m. June 30 at Arbor Lakes, 4251 Plymouth Road. To schedule an appointment, contact Barbara Stanny, 615-0425 or bstanny@umich.edu, and indicate first, second and third choices for donation times.

For a list of University blood drives, visit the Web, www.med.umich.edu/blooddrives/.

Sign up for IM summer sports

The Intramural (IM) Sports program is offering softball, sand volleyball, 3-on-3 basketball and roller hockey at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning July 7 at Elbel Field. Softball also will be played on Sundays. Entries will be accepted at mandatory manager’s meetings July 1 at the IM Sports Bldg. The meeting for softball, $55 per team, is at 5 p.m.; volleyball, $40, is at 6:30 p.m.; basketball, $20, is at 7:30 p.m.; and roller hockey, $45, is at 8 p.m.

The summer Tennis Tournament for singles and doubles will begin at 4 p.m. July 9–11 at the Palmer Tennis Courts. The tournament starts at 10 a.m. on July 10–11. Entry fees, $5 for singles and $9 for doubles, are due by 2 p.m. July 8 at the IM Sports Bldg. Rain dates are July 16–18.

For more information, call 763-3562.

Exhibit Museum summer camps have spaces available

Spaces are available at the Exhibit Museum of Natural History’s Camp Explorations! Summer camps, $150 and $125 for museum members, run for one week. For more information, call Jessica Schmid, 647-6421.

Bioethics Grand Rounds continue June 23

Bioethics Grand Rounds, a bioethics case discussion series for attendings, residents, fellows, nurses, students and health care workers, will continue noon–1 p.m. June 23 in Sheldon Auditorium, Towsley Center. Ed Goldman, Health System attorney, will present “Letting the Gene Out of the Bottle: The Michigan Genetics Commission and Proposed Genetics Legislation.”

This program is designated for one credit hour in category 1 of the Physician’s Recognition Award of the American Medical Association.

The program is sponsored by the Hospital and Health Centers Ethics Committee, the Values in Bioethics Research Program and the Program in Society and Medicine.

For more information, visit the Web at www.med.umich.edu/psm/ethics-comm.html, or call (888) 296-2481.

NIH fellowship competition open

The Center for Organogenesis is holding a competition for National Institutes of Health (NIH) Predoctoral Training Grant fellowships. Proposed projects must be interdisciplinary with mentors from at least two departments. The application deadline is July 15. For more information, contact Michelle, 936-2499 or mshukait@umich.edu, or visit the Web at www.med.umich.edu/medschool/organo.

‘For Women Only’ 5K run/fitness walk is June 27

“For Women Only,” a 5K run/fitness walk, will begin at 8 a.m. June 27 at Huron High School. The run/walk will benefit the American Cancer Society’s Look Good, Feel Better program at the Comprehensive Cancer Center and St. Joseph Mercy Hospital’s Cancer Center.

Look Good, Feel Better teaches techniques for patients to overcome appearance-related side effects of treatment.

The 5K race, organized by the Ann Arbor Track Club, is open to all women. For more information, call 930-9813.

University slide show available

A slide show presentation highlighting the University—with 52 slides and a script that gives facts and figures—is available from the Office of the Vice President for Communications. The show features campus scenes, new and renovated buildings, and student life photos by photographers Paul Jaronski, Bob Kalmbach and Bill Wood. The collection is suitable for prospective students and their parents, alumni and donors. To view the collection, visit the Web at www.umich.edu/~newsinfo/SS/sshome.html.

The $150 show can be purchased by calling 763-5800. The slides are designed for single-use environments such as presentations, classroom lectures and displays. If you are interested in reproducing the images for other purposes, call Photo Services, 764-9217.

Urinary incontinence is focus of ‘Ask the Doctor’ July 13

Treatment methods and coping techniques for urinary incontinence, a condition at least 10 percent of people age 65 or older suffer from, will be the topic of the next “Ask the Doctor” lecture 1:30–3:30 p.m. July 13 at the Kellogg Eye Center Auditorium. The Turner Learning Program lecture will be led by Carolyn Morris, clinical nurse specialist. For more information, call 764-2556.

Prostate Cancer Symposium for the Patient is July 17–18

The Comprehensive Cancer Center is holding an International Prostate Cancer Symposium for the Patient July 17–18 at the Power Center. The free, patient education symposium features experts on conventional and complementary treatments for prostate cancer. Topics to be covered include gene, proton and hormonal therapies, as well as diet, herbs and meditation. Harry Belafonte will be the keynote speaker. To register, or for more information, call (800) 949-3434. Space is limited.