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Thursday, Septmeber 30, 1999
Houston, Texas
Volume 65, Issue 28

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To place an item in Spotlight, bring it in writing to Room 160, Communication Building; fax it to 743-5384; or e-mail to dcspots@mail.uh.edu. Submitting an item does not guarantee that it will run. Call Jim at 713-743-5314 for more information. 

September 30 in history: Guttenberg Bible, the first book, is published, 1452; U.S. Congress moves to York, Pa., 1777; Porgy and Bess premieres, 1935 (but flops -- it becomes a hit when revived in 1942); Neville Chamberlain declares "peace in our time" (but flops -- World War II begins less than one year later), 1938; Berlin Airlift ends, 1949; James Dean dies in auto accident, 1955; The Flintstones debuts, 1960. Birthdays: actress Deborah Kerr (1921); singers Johnny Mathis (1935) and Marilyn McCoo (1943); actress Fran Drescher (1957).

Today

Seminar: The Department of Chemical Engineering presents W. Harmon Ray of the University of Wisconsin to discuss "Modeling, Design and Operation of Polymerization Processes" at 9 a.m. in Room W122-D3, College of Engineering. For information, call (713) 743-4300.

Grieving: Counseling and Psychological Services will hold a workshop on the stages of grief and loss at 1 p.m. in Room 226, Student Service Center. For information, call (713) 743-5454.

The glamorous world of copy editors: The Daily Cougar presents a copy editing workshop by School of Communication Professor Ted Stanton at 1:30 p.m. in the Cougar newsroom, Room 160, Communication. For information, call (713) 743-5360.

Praise and worship: The Alpha-Omega Episcopal Campus Ministry offers praise and worship Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. in Room 205, A.D. Bruce Religion Center. For information, call Jim Goodwin at (713) 741-5850.

The Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Student Support Group meets Thursdays from 4 to 5 p.m. in Room 226, Student Service Center.

Rugby: The Rugby Football Club practices Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m. on the intramural fields behind Wendy's on Cullen. Everyone is welcome; no experience is necessary. For information, call Christopher Rampacek at (713) 854-7575.

Friday

Toastmasters, a group dedicated to improving public speaking, will meet at 12:30 p.m. in the Baltic Room, UC Underground. For information, call (713) 653-5937.

Anime no Kai, a Japanese animation club, will show a variety of anime titles from 2 to 5 p.m. in the UC Satellite. For information, e-mail Jennifer Boehm at jboehm@bayou.uh.edu.

International Christian Fellowship meets for Bible study and fellowship Fridays at 7 p.m. in Room 201, A.D. Bruce Religion Center. For information, e-mail icfhouston@hotmail.com.

'This movie bites': The Catholic Students' Organization will hold a movie night with a vampire theme at 8 p.m. in the Catholic Center, Calhoun at Entrance 1. For information, call (281) 623-5674.

Announcements

Diabetes education: The UH Health Center will sponsor a free diabetes education class for students, faculty and staff Monday, Oct. 4, at 10 a.m. in the Health Center. Seating is limited; call (713) 743-5141 to reserve a place.

Tutors needed: The Metropolitan Volunteer Program's Austin Tutor Project is seeking enthusiastic tutors in all areas for local students. Apply in Room 53, UC Underground, or call Stephanie at (713) 743-5200 for information.

Calling all women: Are you involved in a women's organization on campus? Information about your group is needed for a University study. Call the Women's Center at (713) 743-2730.

SPB: The Student Program Board is accepting applications for chairs of visual and performing arts, special events, and sports and recreation. Applications are available in the SPB offices, 59 UC Underground. For information, call (713) 743-5210.

The Women's Therapy Group, which discusses issues like self-esteem, relationships and depression, is accepting members. For information, call Karen Nelson at (713) 743-5407.

The Co-Ed Interpersonal Group, which discusses relationship and communication issues, is accepting new members. For information, call Norma Ngo or Avila Steele at (713) 743-5454.
 

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