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June 17 in history: Statue of Liberty arrives in New York City, 1885; five burglars arrested for breaking into Democratic party offices in the Watergate complex, beginning the presidential scandal and cover-up, 1972; O.J. Simpson charged with murder of his ex-wife and her friend, 1994. Birthdays: Speaker Newt Gingrich (1943); singer Barry Manilow (1943); actor Greg Kinnear (1963); athlete Dan Jansen (1965).

Today

AA returns: Alcoholics Anonymous meets on campus Wednesdays from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Catholic Center, Calhoun at Entrance 1. Meetings are open to anyone in the UH community. For information, call Pam Hoffmeister at (713) 743-5151.

Your résumé, please: University Career Services presents a free workshop on developing and perfecting your résumé at 2 p.m. on the first floor of the Student Service Center. For information, call (713) 743-5100.

Ice dream: Join summer campus residents from 6 to 8 p.m. by the campus swimming pool (between the Quad and Moody Towers) for an ice cream party to celebrate summer.

Announcements

Together, we can help: The Escape Family Resource Center is looking for volunteers in Harris and Fort Bend counties to help the organization serve families in crisis to prevent child abuse. Volunteers should be able to spend three to five hours each week working with families in children. To volunteer, or for more information, call Ken Crowley at (713) 942-9500.

Put that in writing: The Office of Ombudservices reminds those undergraduates planning to receive a baccalaureate degree from UH that they are required to demonstrate writing proficiency prior to graduation. The summer Writing Proficiency Examinations are scheduled for Friday, July 17, at 2 and 6 p.m. Registration for either time will be held June 15 through 26 on the second floor of the Student Service Center. For more information, visit Room 109, E. Cullen, or consult the current Undergraduate Catalog.

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