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Wednesday, October 24, 2001 Volume 67, Issue 45


 
 










 

 

Today

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 ajbarron@mail.uh.edu.

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 cosmicbubbles@hotmail.com.

Feast your eyes: There will be a "Cameron Cook Out American Feast" outside the Cameron Building at noon. For more information, contact Jabari at
jcmajesticglory@hotmail.com.

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 uhnow@yahoo.com or visit the Web site pages.ivillage.com/uhnow/now.

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 lulac4688@hotmail.com.

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 ai_uh@yahoo.com.

Thursday

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 www.geocities.com/uh_yal/.

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 uh_iabc@hotmail.com. call (713) 972-8052 or visit the Web site www.iabchouston.com/studentchapter.htm.

Friday

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 padhouston@hotmail.com.

Announcements

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) 440-2485.

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 mvp_uofh@yahooogroups.com, or call (713) 743-5180.

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 frontierfiesta2002@yahoo.com.
 
 
 

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