Tuesday, February 22, 2000
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 100

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February 22 in history: The first public Thanksgiving takes place in the Massachusetts Bay Colony (1631); The Beatles form their Northern Music Publishing Company -- it's later sold to Michael Jackson (1963); Iraq begins setting fire to dozens of oil facilities in occupied Kuwait (1991). Birthdays: first U.S. president George Washington (1732); actress/singer Lea Solanga (1971); actress Drew Barrymore (1975); Daily Cougar Entertainment editor Jake McKim (1979).


Pathway to Success: A workshop will be held to focus on registration with the internship program, types of internships, sources of internship opportunities and getting the most from an internship experience. The workshop will be held at 11 a.m. today on the first floor of the Student Service Center. Call (713) 743-5100 for more information.

Campus Recruitment Workshop: This workshop is a prerequisite for interviewing with employers recruiting seniors, graduate students and internship candidates on campus during the Spring and Fall Semester 1999-2000. Attend the workshop 1 p.m. today, no appointment necessary. Present valid Student ID for admission. For disability accommodations, please call (713) 743-5100.

Academic Workshop: The Learning Support Services presents a workshop titled "Goal Setting and Time Management" at 1 p.m. today in Rm. 321 Social Work Building. For more information, call Jan Redford at (713) 743-5411.

Women's Soccer: The Women's Soccer Club at UH is holding its Tuesday practice at 3:30 p.m. today at the Intramural Fields (behind Wendy's). For more information, call Valerie Cieszki at (281) 880-7837.

Family Groups: The Baptist Student Ministry welcome everyone to weekly family group meetings. The meetings will be held at 5:15 p.m. today at the Baptist Student Center. Call Jennifer Yawn at (713) 741-0967 for more information.

MBA Programs: You are invited to learn more about the UH executive and professional MBA programs. An open house will be held today from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Center for Executive Development in Melcher Hall, Suite 365. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to (713) 743-4800 and/or visit the Web site at

AHPS: The Allied Health Professions Society presents Nancy Fain, a special speaker from UTSW at 6 p.m. today in the UC Underground Pacific Room.

CCC: Campus Crusade for Christ will have its weekly meeting at 7 p.m. today in the UC Underground Caspian Room. For more information, e-mail

CSO: The Catholic Student Organization will be having a business meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Catholic Center.


Library Exhibit: The UH Libraries Department of Social Collections and Archives presents "Reflections of Yesterday, Visions of Tomorrow," on display now until May 20 at the M.D. Anderson Library. For more information, call Sarah Frazer at (713) 743-9754.

Scholarships: The UH Women's Association is now accepting applications for the 2000-2001 Mary Harding Hoffman Scholarships. Applications must be postmarked by March 31. For more information, call Sandy Siegel at (281) 488-2111.

Student Challenge: The Natural Sciences and Mathematics Alumni Association will be hosting its annual Student Challenge at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 29 in the Athletics/Alumni Center ($3,000 in prize money). The deadline for registration is Today. Registration forms can be obtained in Rm. 214, Science and Research I. For more information, call Zeke Ziliak at (713) 874-0233.

Volunteers: The Cougar Preview Student Volunteer Committee is seeking students to help with the campus open house, scheduled for March 4. For more information, call (713) 743-9617.

Turn on the Spotlight: The Campus Spotlight is an easy and free way to announce your group's next meeting or event. Just send the information (including the event date and time, a brief description, sponsoring organizations, location and a contact name and telephone number) to, fax it to (713) 743-5384; send it via campus mail to STP 4071; or drop it by the Cougar newsroom, 160 Communication, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, call (713) 743-5314.


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