If Internet jargon is just a bunch of jibberish to you, you may want to check out a university-sponsored workshop aimed at helping you master the Internet. This two-hour workshop will provide training with creating images such as maps, roll-overs and interactive programs to better communicate with users. Instructors will be on hand to teach you the intricacies of Dreamweaver, a software program designed to make Web page design more user-friendly. The workshop starts at 2 this afternoon in Room 308 of the Science and Engineering Library, or give CCIT a call at 621-2248.
History buffs will be excited to hear about the latest topic in the Arizona Historical Society's summer lecture series. Historian Patrick Murray will take an in-depth look at the developments of the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base throughout the Cold War and into the 90s in his lecture "Cold War and Hot Politics in the Old Pueblo." Murray will focus on the role the base played in national defense and its economic and social impact on Tucson. The lecture costs $6, $3 with a student ID, and all the proceeds benefit educational programs throughout the Tucson community. Be at the main museum of the Arizona Historical Society by 7 tonight so you don't miss out on anything, or give them a call at 628-5774 for more details.
Patti Harada will continue her "Issues of Trust" series tonight with a look at a new non-religious model of forgiving. Harada, a UA psychology professor, will focus on forgiving what she calls "unresolvable, unpardonable injuries" in her "Unresolvable Grief and Trauma" lectures. Come to DuVal auditorium at the University Medical Center at 7 p.m. to hear Harada's theories on overcoming grief. The program costs $5 per lecture. If you need some more information on this, call 886-6046 or log on to www.lovematters.net.
Learn how to morph your photos into images of perfection with Photoshop. Instructors will be on hand to teach you the ins and outs of Photoshop in this introductory course. By dinner time you'll know how to use the toolboxes and palettes with the efficiency of experts, work with layers, crop and resize images, adjust the contrast and save images in a Web-friendly format. Come to Room 308 of the Science and Engineering Library by 3 p.m. for your chance to gain the skills of the pros. If you've got more questions, call CCIT at 621-2248.
Alcoholics on a budget will love the newest course the UA is offering. Learn how to make your own wine in a workshop sponsored by the agriculture department. Two UA instructors will teach you the entire winemaking process from harvest to bottle. The class includes lunch, a printed take-home manual, a tasting of Arizona wines and a tour of the agriculture college's vineyards and wineries. The class will be held at the Campus Agricultural Center on Campbell Avenue, near Roger Road. The class costs $70 and starts early, at 8:30 a.m. Be sure to set your alarm clock for this unique chance to learn how to make your own wine.
We've already told you about the Metallica, Korn, Kid Rock, Powerman 5000 and System of a Down concert last week, but here's another reminder. Keep in mind that the show has moved from Schnepf Farms to Blockbuster Desert Sky Pavilion. If you haven't gotten your tickets yet, you can call Ticketmaster to reserve your seat. Tickets cost $67 each.
If you loved last week's Web design class, you're in luck. There will be another class starting at 2 p.m. that covers basic Web familiarity, Web browsers and word processing. During the afternoon workshop, you will be able to create simple Web pages using Netscape Composer, change colors and backgrounds, add hyperlinks to other Internet sites, insert graphics and tables and publish your newly created Web page. So clear your calendar for this course, which will be held in Room 308 of the Science and Engineering Library. Check out the library's Web page for more information about this. This address is http://dizzy.library.arizona.edu/library/workshops/workshop.html.
Come learn about the petroglyphs of Jornada Mogollon before they disappear. Anthony Howell, artist and photographer will be at the Arizona Historical Society for a lecture on the rock art of the Jornada, a site in New Mexico that houses thousands of petroglyphs. But these ancient art works are rapidly deteriorating due to weather and vandalism. Howell will display different petroglyphs gathered from the Jornada and discuss the importance of preserving and documenting this rock art. Howell's presentation starts at 7:30 p.m. in the DuVal auditorium of the University Medical Center. Contact John Haynes at 818-0834 for more details.