Is your life a constant tug of war between work and home? The Human Resources Development Program can help you find a balance between your job and family in the seminar "From Stress to Success." Instructors will teach you time management tips, what triggers stress and how to identify your values. Come to Room 216 of the University Services building today at 10 a.m. or call 621-7701 for more information.
If you're having trouble overcoming the loss of a loved one, you may want to stop by the University Medical Center's DuVal Auditorium tonight at 7 for a lecture on "Finding Meaning in Your Grief." Patti Harada, who teaches a course on the psychology of death and loss, will be on hand to help you learn to deal with losses. The talk costs $5 and you can find more information at 886-6046.
It's time again for the Seventh Annual Tucson Area Music Awards, better known as the TAMMIES. Come on down to the Rialto tonight to hear the funky New Orleans style of Voodoo Square, jazz bassist Ed Friedland and the new jam-groove band Leisure Ride. This show features 10 bands, and - the best part of it - it's free. The show kicks off at 8, but you can call 798-3333 if you need any more info about this Tucson tradition.
If Bill Nye "The Science Guy" was your favorite show growing up, you probably won't want to miss the Flandrau Science Center demonstration Thursday morning. Scientists will be mixing chemicals and ordinary household cleaning products to create strange concoctions. Be at Bookman's on Grant Road by 11 for this presentation on "Gooey, Sticky Stuff." You can give Bookman's a call at 325-5767 if you have any questions.
Fans of the Old West will love this week's Summerfest 2000 topic. The program continues its celebration of literature with a talk from Jane Candia Coleman, acclaimed author and poet. She will discuss her first novel, "Doc Holliday's Woman," which was runner-up in 1996 for the Best Novel of the West award. She will be speaking in Room 350 of the Modern Languages building at 7 p.m. Give the English department a ring at 621-1836 if you'd like more information on Coleman or Summerfest 2000.
Those of you curious about the historical turmoil surrounding the 1950s and 1960s will be interested in the Alternate Routes presentation of Alberto Rios' book, "Capriotada," a story about Rios' experiences growing up in Nogales. Rios' presentation will examine the border as a place where cultures merge and transform. Be at the Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering building by 7:30 p.m. to reserve your spot.
Come celebrate the works of the photographers housed within the walls of the Center for Creative Photography as it kicks off its 25th anniversary with an open house. The ceremony, which will commemorate the center's history with a timeline of photos and the institution's growth, also bids farewell to Terence Pitts, director of the CCP for 24 years. The exhibits "Our Quarter Century: The University of Arizona's Center for Creative Photography Turns Twenty-Five" and "Into Prime: Acquisitions Since 1996" will be on display until September 17. Friday night's festivities start at 5 and will last for about two hours. Give the center a call at 621-7968 to get all the details on the anniversary celebrations.
Traditional ballet gets a new twist when Mark Schneider, a UA graduate, takes Stravinsky's "Firebird" into another era. Originally set in the early 20th century, Schneider sets the ballet against a futuristic background. His performance also includes a lecture and discussion. The presentation is being held at the Ina Gittings building and starts at 5:30 p.m.
Take a break from studying and head up to Phoenix for the Van's Warped Tour. The line-up features Weezer, Green Day, Long Beach Dub Allstars and the Mighty Mighty Bosstones among the more than 20 bands that will be performing. The show is being held at Manzanita Speedway and you can get tickets, which cost $25, from Dillards.
Christine Sims and Elizabeth Ka-hee, both advocates for American Indian language teaching strategies, will present different aspects of oral language development and the implication of teaching native languages in their seminar "Teaching Native American Languages: A Community Perspective." This event, sponsored in conjunction with the 21st Annual American Indian Language Development Institute, will be held in the Kiva Auditorium of the Education building. Be there by 7 p.m. so you don't miss out on anything.
John Wayne's old western films will be resurrected from the vaults Tuesday night in a speech by David Morrell, -----. The lecture will be held in Modern Languages Room 350 at 7 p.m. To get the scoop, you should call the English department at 621-4046.