October 28 in history: Harvard University founded, 1636; Statue of Liberty dedicated, 1886; Lee Jang Rim predicts that today will be the end of the world, 1992. Birthdays: TV character Alf (1757); zillionaire William Henry "Bill" Gates III (1955); actor Joaquin Phoenix (1974).
Intern in communication: Today is the deadline for applications for spring or summer internships in communication. Applications can be picked up in Room 222, Communication Building, and should be submitted to the same room.
Intern your way to success: University Career Services presents a free workshop on internships at 11 a.m. in the UCS offices, first floor of the Student Service Center. For information, call (713) 743-5100.
It's all a choice: Counseling and Testing will offer a free session, "Wellness: a Matter of Choices," from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second floor of the Student Service Center. For information, or to register for the session, call (713) 743-5454.
Tried and tested: The Study Skills Program continues with a free workshop on exam preparation from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Room 404, Fine Arts Building. For information, call (713) 743-5411.
Planning: The Public Relations Student Society of America will hold a planning meeting at 2:30 p.m. in Room 201, Communication Building, to discuss future activities. For information, call Tamela Nichols at (713) 743-2879.
Rugby: The Rugby Football Club invites everyone to learn, play and party Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m. on the fields behind the Athletic/Alumni Facility. No rugby experience is necessary. For information, call the Rugby Hotline at (713) 867-3960.
Do not adjust your set: The Student Video Network holds its weekly meetings Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. in the Aegean Room, UC Underground. For information, call Joe Breda at (713) 743-5210.
At least you have your health: The Allied Health Professions Society presents a guest speaker from the Baylor physician assistant program at 6 p.m. in the Pacific Room, UC Underground. Anyone interested in this career is invited to attend. For information, call Kelly Fenimore at (713) 785-2842.
Master class: Horacio Gutiérrez will hold a piano master class today and Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Dudley Recital Hall. Admission is $5 for students, $10 general. For information, call (713) 743-3009.
Send me an e-mail, drop me a line: Information Technology will offer a free workshop on sending e-mail using Eudora at 11 a.m. in Room 44A, Heyne Building. For information, call (713) 743-1411.
Stop by and chat a while: Students' Association President Natalie Merritt invites students to a campuswide Town Hall forum from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the UC. For information, call (713) 743-5210.
Alcoholics Anonymous holds meetings Mondays and Wednesdays at noon in Room 202, A.D. Bruce Religion Center. For information, call (713) 743-7547.
Lunch with Hillel: Hillel at UH sponsors a weekly luncheon for Jewish students at noon Wednesdays in the A.D. Bruce Religion Center. The cost is $3 per luncheon. For information, call (713) 743-5397.
Respect your elders: The Church of Christ Student Foundation holds weekly Christian growth courses Wednesdays at 2 p.m. in Room 201, A.D. Bruce Religion Center. This week's topic: "Relating Properly to Authority." To enroll in the free course, simply attend or call (713) 941-3910.
Guest lecture: The Department of Philosophy presents Paul Churchland of the University of California at San Diego to speak on "Moral Epistemology: a Neural Network Approach" from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 130, Melcher Hall.
That's a wrap: The Student Program Board Cinema Committee meets Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. in the Large Conference Room, UC Underground. For information, call (713) 743-5210.
Sing!: The Fellowship of Christian Musicians meets Thursdays at 7:30 a.m. in the chamber-music room on the second floor of the Moores School of Music Building.
Celebrate Halloween in true style: The Wellness Center and The Blood Center will hold a "Feed the Vampires" blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the UC Cougar Den. All donors will receive free T-shirts. For information, call (713) 743-5455.
House of horrors: Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and Alpha Chi Omega sorority present Frighternity Mansion III today and Friday from 7 p.m. to midnight. Tickets will be sold at PGH for $3 or at the door for $4; proceeds benefit the American Heart Association and the Houston Area Women's Shelter. For information, call (713) 928-9332.
IEFS: The International Education Fee Scholarship competition, a contest which awards funds to assist in foreign study, is accepting applications. Applications may be downloaded from www.uh.edu/ academics/intlstu or picked up from college deans' offices, the Student Information Center, Scholarships and Financial Aid or the Dean of Students' office. Applications must be received in Room 209, E. Cullen, by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. For information, call (713) 743-9102.
UH tunnel research: Technical communication students are proposing an underground tunnel walkway system at UH. E-mail your comments and opinions about such a project to email@example.com.