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Tuesday, March 7, 2000
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 110

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Today

Hillel: Hillel invites all to bring your lunch and hang out with the folks at Hillel. For more information, e-mail Julie at jgutman@houstonhillel.org.

Scientists Who Believe: As part of Religious Awareness Week, the Campus Ministries Association will have a presentation by Prof. James M. Tour, Chao Professor of Chemistry at Rice University. A free lunch will be served at noon today in the A.D. Bruce Religion Building before the presentation.

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

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.

Chicana History films: The Women's Studies Program kicks off Women's History Month with the screenings of Chicana and Adelante Mujeres at 3 p.m. today in the Brown Room, M.D. Anderson Library. A reception will follow. For more information, call (713) 743-3732.

Women's Soccer: The Women's Soccer Club at UH will hold its weekly 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: All students are invited to weekly Family Groups, a time devoted to learning more about campus, yourself and God. Join the Baptist Student Ministry at 5:15 p.m. today in the Baptist Student Center for the meeting. For more information, call Jennifer Yawn at (713) 741-0967.

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 www.uhemba.org.

Allied Health Professions Society: The AHPS will have a general meeting at 6 p.m. today in the UC Underground Pacific Room. For more information, visit the AHPS Web site at www.uh.edu/ahps.

CSO: The Catholic Student Organization will be having elections for next year's officers at 7 p.m. at the Catholic Center. For more information, e-mail the CSO at uhcso@hotmail.com.

Delta Sigma Pi: The coed professional business fraternity will have an information session featuring Mike Catalono at 7 p.m. today in Rm. 150 Melcher Hall. For more information, call Sheila Ferrarini at (713) 743-4923.

Join the "Cru": The Campus Crusade for Christ will have its weekly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the UC Underground Caspian Room. For more information, e-mail corinthea56@yahoo.com.

Announcements

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.

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 Millenium 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.

One more scholarship: The Bay Area Club of the Houston Alumni Organization is giving away an $1,000 scholarship for current UH students residing in the Bay Area. Applications are available at the Houston Alumni Organization, Suite 201 Athletics/Alumni Center. For more information, call (713) 743-9550.

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 dcspots@mail.uh.edu, 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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