Friday, March 3, 2000
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Volume 65, Issue 108

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Free seminar: The Department of Chemical Engineering at UH presents a free seminar featuring Mattheos Koffas of the Chemical Engineering Department at MIT at 10:30 p.m. today in Rm. W122-D3, Cullen College of Engineering. For more information, call (713) 743-4300.

Anime no Kai: Anime no Kai, an anime club, will hold a screening of a variety of anime titles at 2 p.m. today at the UC Satellite. For more information, e-mail Jennifer Boehm at

Women's Soccer: The Women's Soccer Club at UH will hold its weekly practice today at 3:30 p.m. on the Intramural Fields. For more information, call Valerie Cieszki at (281) 880-7837.

Gospel choir: The Good News Gospel Choir begins its anniversary weekend at 7 p.m. today at the Baptist Student Center. Dinner will be provided along with praise and worship. For more information, call Craig Butler at (713) 741-0967.

AOSA-POPS: The Pre-Optometry Professional Society will hold the Third Annual AOSA-POPS Conference at 7:30 p.m. today at the UH Hilton Waldorf Room. For more information, go to the POPS office in Rm. 118 Old Science Building.


Open House: The Office of Student Outreach Services will hold Spring Cougar Preview, a Campus Open House, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call Jeff Fuller at (713) 743-9620 or Judy Johnson at (713) 743-9637.

Faluu Dafa: Faluu Dafa at UH presents a free workshop of Faluu Gong exercise, a traditional Oriental Body & Mind exercise for overall physical and mental health, at 2 p.m. Saturday in the UC Underground World Affairs Lounge. For more information, call Jason Wang (713) 743-8304.

Gospel choir concert: UH's Good News Gospel Choir will be celebrating its 20th Anniversary with a free concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at Jordan Grove Baptist Church. Special guest choirs include Sam Houston, Lamar and TSU. For more information, call (713) 743-6587.

Phi Upsilon Omicron: PUO will hold its New Member Initiation at 4 p.m. Sunday in Rm. 3A Oberholtzer Hall.

National Capoeira Society: Experience this exhilarating form of martial arts that combines music, song and dance every Sunday at the Garrison Gym, second floor in the Judo Room. For times and more information, call (713) 478-1919.


SPBCC: The Student Program Board Concerts Committee will have its weekly meeting at 4:30 p.m. today in the UC Underground Rm. 59. For more information, call Dan at (713) 743-5210.

Phi Mu Sorority: Phi Mu will hold its open house to meet with interested girls. All girls are welcome. For more information, check the sorority's Web site at


Best Buddies: If you are interested in helping to enhance the lives of people with mental retardation with a one-to-one friendship, join Best Buddies at UH. For applications and more information, call Sara at (713) 743-5200 or come by the MVP office in the UC Underground.

Faculty/Staff Appreciation Weekend at Cougar Baseball: The UH baseball team welcomes all faculty and staff with two-for-one admission and selected $1 concessions during this weekend's three-game series against the University of Illinois. Games are at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and at 1 p.m. on Sunday. General admission is $4 ($2 for children 12 and under).

Fitness Program: The Department of Campus Recreation Fitness Program has added two additional classes on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. These classes are free for students. Come by Rm. 102 Garrison to register. For more information, call (713) 743-9500.

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 (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.

More scholarships: The Women's Studies Program is now accepting applications for the Blanche Espy Chenoweth Graduate Fellowship ($2500), the Maud Smith Paddock Undergraduate Scholarship ($2500) and the Elizabeth Smith Chenoweth Undergraduate Scholarship ($2500). Applications are due April 21. For more information, call the UH Women's Studies Program Office at (713) 743-3214.

Yet another scholarship: The National Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. has announced a partnership between the United Negro College Fund and the Gates Millennium Scholars Program to award approximately 4,000 scholarships to low-income African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives and Hispanic Americans. Applications are available in Rm. 23 E. Cullen and are due on March 15.

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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