March 18 in history: Britain repeals the
Stamp Act, 1766; the first railroad tunnel in America is completed, 1834;
Henry Wells & William Fargo
found American Express, 1850; The Congress
of the Confederate States of America adjourns for the last time, 1865;
Britain is linked to the
European continent by telephone, 1891;
Poppin' Fresh Pillsbury Dough Boy is introduced, 1961. Birthdays: Grover
Cleveland, president, 1837;
John Updike, author, 1932; Irene Cara,
"Fame-ous" singer, 1959; Vanessa Williams, former Miss America, 1963; Bonnie
Blair, U.S. Olympic
speedskater, 1964; Queen Latifah, rapper,
Meet and greet: The National Association
of Black Journalists, UH Chapter, will have its first general meeting at
7 p.m. in the UC Saltgrass
Room. For more information, call Ashley
at (713) 743-6222 or e-mail email@example.com.
Mixin' and minglin': The Black Student
Union and Mu Delta, the African-American Pre-Health Association, will sponsor
"Come mix and mingle"
from 8:30 to 10 p.m. in the Mediterranean
Room, UC Underground. For more information, call Jessica at (713) 705-9556
or visit the Mu Delta
Web site at www.uh.edu/mudelta.
MSA: The Muslim Students Association will
feature three lectures from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Mediterranean Room,
UC Underground. For
more information, call Mudassar at (832)
978-3175 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
What time was that meeting?: The Learning
Support Services Center will sponsor a "Memory Improvement Workshop" from
1 to 2 p.m. in Room
321, Social Work. For more information,
call Jan or Sandy at (713) 743-5411 or visit www.las.uh.edu/lss.
Handball: Join the co-ed Cougar handball
team at its practices from 7 to 10 a.m. in Melcher Gymnasium. For more
information, call Michael at
(713) 956-4005 or e-mail email@example.com.
Resume your résumé: University
Career Services offers workshops on résumé writing, interviewing
techniques, internship opportunities and
campus recruitment on the first floor
of the Student Services Center. For more information, call (713) 743-5100
or visit www.career.uh.edu.
1, 2, 3, jump: The University is offering
free aerobics classes for currently enrolled students. For more information,
call (713) 743-9500 or
register in Rm. 102, Garrison.
Turn on the Spotlight:The
Campus Spotlight is an easy and free way to announce your groupis next
meeting or event. Just send the information (including the event Monday,
March 18, 2002 and time, a brief description, sponsoring organizations,
location and a contact name and telephone number) to firstname.lastname@example.org,
fax it to (713) 743-5384; send it via campus mail to STP 4015; or drop
it by the Cougar newsroom, 160 Communication, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Monday through Monday. For information, call (713) 743-5361.