DAW 2001: The Disabled Students
Association and the Center for Students with DisABILITIES, as part of Disability
Awareness Week, will have a slew of events
today. There will be a campus tour at
9 a.m., E. Cullen; a student talent day/trade and poster show from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m. at the UC; an accessible web presentation
from 11 a.m. to noon at Farish Hall; a
disability law symposium from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 240, Bates Law; a
research presentation on the health of women with
disabilities from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the
M.D. Anderson Memorial Library and a "Comedy Nite," including a barbecue
dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Athletics/Alumni Center.
For more information, call (713) 743-5400
or e-mail email@example.com.
Arigato, Mr. Roboto: The UH American
Institute of Aeronautics/Astronautics will sponsor a robotics presentation
by Robert Ambrose, from NASA's Robot Systems
Technology Branch, from noon to 1 p.m.
in Room 102, Engineering Building D. Ambrose will speak on the Robonaut
project which seeks to develop and demonstrate a
robotic system that can function as an
EVA astronaut. For more information, contact Alicia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feast your eyes: There will be a
"Cameron Cook Out American Feast" outside the Cameron Building at noon.
For more information, contact Jabari at
We want it NOW: The National Organization
for Women, UH chapter, will hold a "Female Empowerment" workshop from 6
to 9 p.m. in the Cullen Oaks Recreation
Center. There will be speakers on various
women's issues, tables with information and a self-defense demonstration
put on by Sigma Phi Omega. For more information,
e-mail email@example.com or visit the Web
LULAC Council No. 4688 will have
a general meeting at 8:30 p.m. in the Rio Grande Room, UC. Topics to be
discussed include preparing for the Scholarship Dance in
February, a new banner and the collection
of coloring book donations. For more information, contact Jose at (713)
545-1385 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AIO: The Amnesty International Organization
at UH will meet at 7 p.m. in the Palo Duro Room, UC. Mandate training and
goals will be discussed. For more information,
e-mail Cathy at email@example.com.
YAL: The Young Alumni League will
hold its October Happy Hour from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mi Luna Tapas Restaurant
and Bar, 2441 University Blvd. Tickets are $1 per
person or $5 for a group of eight. For
more information, contact Jennifer at (713) 440-9817 or visit the Web site
IABC: The International Association
of Business Communications will have its first meeting from 7 to 9 p.m.
in the Athletic/Alumni Center. Sandra Fernandez, senior
communication coordinator for the office
of the mayor and Alice Brink, senior vice president for Vollmer Communications
will be the guest speakers. For more information,
contact Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
call (713) 972-8052 or visit the Web site www.iabchouston.com/studentchapter.htm.
Salsa!: The American Marketing Association
and Hispanic Business Student Association will hold Salsa Night at 7:30
p.m. in the Cougar Den, UC. There will be a
professional instructor teaching salsa
moves for anyone who wishes to learn. All faculty, staff and students are
welcome to attend. Tickets ($7 per person or $12 per
couple) are being sold in Rooms 107 and
102J, Melcher Hall. For more information, call Esmeralda at (713) 743-4929.
Flix: Phi Alpha Delta, UH's Pre-law
Society, Movie Night will be from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Bluebonnet Room, UC.
There will be a short "how-to" on "Briefing a Case"
session. For more information, e-mail
Hey Boo-Boo: The UH Women's Network
will have "Beginning Yoga" classes from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays
in Room 206, Garrison. The class is free and
open to UH faculty, staff, students and
alumni. For more information, contact Pam at (713) 743-3975 or visit the
Web site www.uh.edu/uhwn.
Day in the Life: Students of all
majors are needed to mentor inner-city high school students from 8 to 11
a.m. on Nov. 9 for the Day in the Life program sponsored by
Mu Delta, the African-American Pre-Health
Association. High school students will get a brief look into college life
and information about admissions and financial aid. For
more information, call Shuntel at (713)
MVP: The Metropolitan Volunteer
Program is helping Summerbridge-Houston in its search for volunteer teachers
for their school-year program, consisting of Saturday
school sessions two times per month and
tutoring sessions at least four times per month. Anyone interested may
pick up an application at the MVP desk in Room 270,
UC. Deadline for applications is Oct.
26. For more information, e-mail email@example.com, or call (713)
Fiesta, fiesta: It's still not too
late to apply for a Frontier Fiesta Student Board of Directors position.
There are openings in Marketing, Productions, Development,
Operations, and Cook-off. We also have
compensated positions for director of operations, and director of cook-of.
To apply, stop by Campus Activities in Room 270,
UC. For more information, call (713) 743-5181
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Wednesday,
October 24, 2001 and time, a brief description, sponsoring organizations,
location and a contact name and telephone number) to email@example.com,
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.