The University Record, November 2, 1998
Questions and Answers: Parents, Pediatricians and Prevention is the Health Night Out Topic 79 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Polo Fields Club, 5200 Polo Fields Dr., Ann Arbor. Stephen M. Park and Sara S. Sandvig, both clinical instructors in pediatrics and communicable diseases, will lead the free presentation. Learn how to choose and use pediatric services, why immunizations are so essential, the biggest risks to childrens health and how these risks can be minimized. For more information, call TeleCare, 763-9000, cat. 1075. For directions to the Polo Fields, call 998-1555.
An Evening in the Archives highlighting 20th-century nursing student scrapbooks, will begin at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 in Room 1334, School of Nursing. Prior to the program, the Nursing History Society will hold a 6:30 p.m. business meeting. Parking will be available in the side lot. For more information, contact Linda Strodtman, 434-0266.
The Medical School Student Research Fall Forum is 35 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Towsley Center. Both medical and undergraduate students will present their summer research.
A brief meeting on summer student biomedical research opportunities will follow. The meeting, held 5:155:45 p.m. in Dow Auditorium, Towsley Center, is open to third- and fourth-year undergraduates and medical students. Applications, the mentor directory, stipends and requirements will be covered.
For more information, contact the Office of Student Biomedical Research Programs, 763-1296 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pulitzer Prize winning poet Jorie Graham will read from her works at 5 p.m. Nov. 12 in Rackham Amphitheater as part of the Visiting Writers Series. Graham won a Pulitzer for The Dream of the Unified Field: Selected Poems 19741994. Other works include The Errancy, After Ovid and Erosion. For more information, call 764-6296.
The theme for the 1999 MLK Day Symposium is On the Verge of a New Millenium: Stand! and the days memorial lecturer is Poet Nikki Giovanni. Registration for unit and organization events to be listed in the program guide must be completed by Nov. 20. For more information or to register a unit event, contact Damon Williams, symposium coordinator, 936-1055 or email@example.com.
To ensure reimbursement in your November paycheck, Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbusement Account(s) claims must be received by Nov. 11 for biweekly paychecks and by Nov. 16 for monthly paychecks. Forms may be dropped off or mailed to Benefits Office (Central Campus), Wolverine Tower-Low Rise G405, 3003 S. State St., 48109-1278. Forms, a list of due dates and more information are available in the Reimbursement Accounts Claims Kit, on the Web, www.umich.edu/~benefits/, or by calling 763-1214.
Dr. Ed Edmund Whale, retired Health Services physician, will discuss Alternative Medicine: Acupuncture, Homeopathy, Massage and Other Therapies noon1 p.m. today (Nov. 2) at the Turner Senior Resource Center. Dr. Ed will continue with discussions and informal conversation on the first and third Mondays each month. For more information, call 998-9353.
The Cancer Center has launched a new Web site, www.cancer.med.umich.edu. It displays the latest news in the fight against cancer with sections devoted to patients, families, health professionals and those interested in learning more about cancer. Cancer Center clinics, a searchable clinical trial section and on-line versions of the Centers publications also are available. For more information, contact Web editor, Bryan Berghoef, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Distinguished Senior Faculty Lecturer, Rob Van der Voo, director of the Honors Program and professor of geological sciences, will present The Pulse of the Earth at 4:10 p.m. Nov. 3 in Rackham Amphitheater. Van der Voos lecture will discuss evidence of repeated cycles in the Earths history where continents break up, drift apart and collide with other continents to create supercontinents. The resulting process represents a pulse of the Earth in a 700 million-year period.
The Nichols Arboretum presents Secret Spaces of Childhood, a day of storytellers and their stories, noon2 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Arboretum. Featured in the program will be Peter Pan and Wendy of the Young Actors Guild, Liz Elling of the Detroit Story League and of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Jean Gordon and Trudy Bulkley of the Detroit Story League, Ben Cohen of Emerson School and David Hill of Rudolph Steiner School. For more information, call 936-2652.
The Intramural (IM) Sports Program of the Recreational Sports Department will hold a broomball tournament, beginning at 10 p.m. Nov. 15Dec. 9, at Yost Ice Arena. The team entry fee, $30, will be accepted 11 a.m.4:30 p.m. Nov. 911 at the IM Sports Bldg. A mandatory managers meeting will be at 6 p.m. Nov. 12 in Cliff Keen Arena.
The IM Wrestling Tournament is Nov. 1719 at the Sports Coliseum. To enter, bring a $5 individual fee or $35 team fee to the IM Sports Bldg. by 4:30 p.m. Nov. 12. Weigh-ins will be held 9 a.m.3 p.m. Nov. 16.
For more information, call 763-3562.
Faye Crosby, University of California, Santa Cruz, will discuss the importance of how we frame issues in The Good, the Bad, and the Just Plain Complicated: Explaining Mentoring and Affirmative Action at 4 p.m. Nov. 13 in Room 4448, East Hall. Crosbys talk will contrast the positive response to the concept of mentoring with the negative response given to affirmative action. Then she will explain how the two policies fit together as one. The free, public lecture is sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, the Department of Organizational Psychology and the Joint Program in Psychology and Womens Studies. For more information, call 764-9537.
Gender Difference in Cultural Perspective: Migrant Academic Families, Colonial Knowledge of Kenya and Gertrude Steins Dramatic Works will be held noon1:30 p.m. Nov. 11 in Room 460, West Hall. The Brown Bag-Interdisciplinary Panel will consist of Community of Scholars fellows: Apollo Amoko, English; Sarah Bay, theater; and Izumi Sakamoto, social work and psychology. Chairing the panel is Laurie Morgan, project manager and assistant research scientist, Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG).
The Community of Scholars is a graduate fellowship program, sponsored by IRWG, that supports graduate students planning or conducting research, scholarship or creative activities focusing on women or gender. For more information, call 764-9537.