Monday, April 10, 2000
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 129

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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 1 p.m. today on the first floor of the Student Service Center. Call (713) 743-5100 for more information.

SPBCC: The Student Program Board Concert Committee will have its weekly meeting at 4:30 p.m. today. For more information, call (713) 743-5210.

AWC: The Association for Women in Communications will sponsor a communications résumé workshop at 5:30 p.m. today. All communications students are welcome to bring their résumés to show a panel of professionals. For more information, visit the Web site at


Attention all AED members: Officer nominations are due at 5 p.m. today. Drop them off in Room 120 Old Science. Officer elections will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the UC Underground Pacific Room.

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.

ESPD: 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 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 for violinists, guitarists and someone interested in playing the guitarron. Male and female vocalists are also needed. For information, e-mail or

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.

Study abroad: The UH Department of Modern and Classical Languages is now accepting applications for its seven-week Bourges Study Abroad Program, which will be from May 19 through July 7. Deadline to apply is May 1. For more information, call (713) 743-3033.

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, 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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