Friday, March 24, 2000
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 118

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Free seminar: The Department of Chemical Engineering at UH presents Professor Michael W. Deem of the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of California in a free seminar titled "Statistical Mechanics in Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology." The seminar will begin at 10:30 a.m. in Rm. W122-D3, Cullen College of Engineering. For more information, call (713) 743-4300.

Anime no Kai: The anime club will hold its weekly screening of a variety of anime titles from 2 to 5 p.m. at the UC. For more information, e-mail Jennifer Boehm at

Women's Soccer Club: The Women's Soccer Club at UH will hold its weekly practice at 3:30 p.m. today on the Intramural Fields (behind Wendy's).

Basketball tourney: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will be holding its Seventh Annual Scholarship Basketball Tournament from 6 to 10 p.m. today through Saturday. Presale tickets are available. Registration is $50. For more information, call Tamara Beck at (713) 743-6839.


Falun Dafa: A free Falun Gong Exercise Workshop -- a traditional Chinese body and mind exercise for overall physical and mental health, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Montrose Library (4100 Montrose Blvd.). For more information, call Jason Wang at (713) 743-8304.


Best Buddies: If you are interested in helping to enhance the lives of people with mental retardation with a one-on-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. Classes are free for students. Come by Rm. 102 Garrison to register. For more information, call (713) 743-9500.

Lent: The Catholic Student Organization would like to invite all UH students, faculty and staff to pray the Stations of the Cross every Tuesday (5:15 p.m.) and Wednesday (noon) in the Catholic Center during Lent. For more information, call the Catholic Center at (713) 748-2529.

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.

One more scholarship: The Bay Area Club of the Houston Alumni Organization is giving away a $1,000 scholarship for current UH students residing in the Bay Area. Applications are available at the Houston Alumni Organization, Suite 201 Athletic 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, 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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