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Tuesday, April 4, 2000
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 125

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Today

Academic Workshop: Learning Support Services will present a workshop entitled "Learning Styles -- Auditory, Kinesthetic & Visual" at 1 p.m. today in Room. 321, Social Work Building. For more information, call Jan Redford at (713) 743-5411.

Lesbian History: The Women's Studies Program presents "Forbidden Love: The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives," a humorous and thought-provoking look at lesbian culture in the ‘50s and ‘60s. Dr. Natalie Houston will introduce the program. A reception will follow. For more information, call (713) 743-3214 or e-mail jparches@pop.uh.edu.

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

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.

Stations of the Cross: The Catholic Student Organization would like to invite all UH students, faculty and staff to pray the Stations of the Cross at 5:15 p.m. every Tuesday during Lent.

International Night: The Catholic Student Organization will be having a potluck dinner at 7 p.m. in the Catholic Center. This is also the night CSO will be nominating next year's officers. For more information, e-mail uhcso@hotmail.com.

Join the ‘Cru': Campus Crusade for Christ will meet at 7 p.m. today in the UC Underground. Join the ‘Cru' for music, bible study and prayer. For more information, e-mail corinthea56@yahoo.com.

Wednesday

Hillel: Come have a free lunch and discuss the topic of the month with your friends at 11:30 a.m. in the A.D. Bruce Religion Center, Room. 113C. This month's topic: "How the media portrays the Jews."

Free lunch: All are welcome for free homemade food and a chance to find out more about the Baptist Student Ministry at noon Wednesday in the Baptist Student Center. For more information, call Craig Butler at (713) 741-0967.

ODK: UH scientists will describe baking bread on the moon and building strong structures for the international Space Station at a program at noon Wednesday in the UC World Affairs Lounge. Free passes will be raffled off to those in attendance to the UH baseball games against South Florida, the Moores School of Music's opera Dangerous Liaisons and the Drama School's play The Hot Point by Harold Pinter. For more information, contact ODK president Chris Hough at (713) 743-7059 or e-mail chough@bayou.uh.edu.

Phi Upsilon Omicron: There will be a membership meeting to hold officer elections and the end of semester service project at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Cameron Building Room.

Meet the Dean Night: All HFAC majors are invited to meet the Dean at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Oberholtzer Hall Room. 3A. Please RSVP by calling Brian at (713) 743-6431.

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.

EPSD: The Environmental and Physical Safety Department offers free training on safety related topics, including CPR, First-Aid, Defensive Driving (not for ticket dismissal), as well as many other safety-related topics. For more information, visit the EPSD Web site at www.uh.edu/admin/epsd or call (713) 743-5861.

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 Room. 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.

Mariachi members needed: The Mariachi group is looking violinists, guitarists and someone interested in playing the guitarron. Male and female vocalists are also needed. For information, e-mail misilva@bayou.uh.edu or pamezcua@aol.com.

Metropolitan Volunteer Program: MVP is looking for a director and assistant director for the next academic year. Applications are available at the office at the UC Underground Room. 53. The deadline to submit applications is 2 p.m. Friday. For more information, call (713) 743-5200.

Psi Chi: The Psychology Honor Society is now accepting applications for membership. Stop by Room. 105 or Room. 124 Heyne for an application. The deadline to submit applications is Friday. For more information, e-mail tlondon@bayou.uh.edu.

Restore women's rights in Afghanistan!: Help bring an end to gender apartheid. All you have to do is sign petitions posted in the first floor bulletins of Agnes Arnold, Heyne, PGH, AH Auditorium, Science and Research and Melcher buildings.

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). Requirements include two Women's Studies courses. Applications are due April 21. For more information, call the UH Women's Studies Program Office at (713) 743-3214.

More scholarships: The Bay Area Club of the Houston Alumni Organization is giving away at $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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