Be part of a nationwide art extravaganza! The Union Gallery (first floor of the Student Union) will be showing prints by U.S. artists today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as part of the "Colorprint USA" exhibition. The multi-media exhibit, consisting of art from an artist in each state, will be on concurrent display in 50 museums and galleries from sea to shining sea. Call the Office of Student Programs at 621-6142 for more information.
Is your joy of graduating overshadowing your motivation to look for a job in your field? That's OK for now, but come the end of December or January, that lack of enthusiasm could hurt ya. Come to the Career Services Walk-In Counseling Session this morning and let them help you prevent some career anxiety. Staff will be available to answer your questions from 9 a.m. to noon at their main desk on the lower level of Old Main. Contact Career Services at 621-2588 for details.
Find out how others hear your blundering attempts at a foreign language this this morning at the SLAT Colloquium. Mary Zampini (UA Department of Spanish and Portuguese) will give you a "Perception of Second Language Speech" from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Room 413 of the Modern Languages building. Iris Rink can give you the details at 621-7391.
Call me strange, but I love the sight of Carl Sagan in the morning. Apparently, I'm not the only one with this bizarre obsession - the physics department will be projecting Carl's visage on a screen to satisfy the cravings of all UA science fetishists from 11 a.m. to noon today. Be in Room 201 of the Physics and Atmospheric Science building to catch this week's installment of "Cosmos." Larry Hoffman can provide you with the specifics at 621-6826.
Aah - alliteration. Hear Michael Hammond speak on "Prosody Parsing and Perception" at today's Linguistics Colloquium in Room 101 of the Douglass Building. Repetition of consonant sounds will commence promptly at 2 p.m. Call Andrew Carnie at 621-2802 for further information.
Refreshing words to the ears of the landlocked: The Department of Geography and Regional Development is holding a Colloquium this afternoon on the subject of "Inventing the Beach in Rio de Janeiro." Bert Barickman (UA Department of History) will be giving the lecture from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Room 404 of the Harvill Building. The Department of Geography and Regional Development can tell you more at 621-1652.
Perhaps taking a cue from the launch of the shuttle Discovery, the UA is doing its part to keep Tucson informed about the galaxy. The 1998 Jansky Lecture will be going on in Room N210 of the Steward Observatory tonight from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The National Radio Astronomy Observatory is sponsoring "Radio Telescopes: Reaching for the Astronomical Frontiers," a lecture which will be given by Professor Bernard F. Burke (William A.M. Burden Professor of Astrophysics, MIT). Give Jennifer Neighbours a call at 882-8250 ext. 115 if you have questions.
-compiled by Kim Stravers