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Arizona Daily Wildcat,
August 26, 1999

The Arizona International College is holding an open house tonight to allow prospective students to view what the campus is all about. The AIC is a small liberal arts college that sits at the intersection of East Speedway Boulevard and North Cherry Avenue. In the second year at their current location, the AIC offers students a private school atmosphere at the same cost of the UA. Attendees will get a chance to meet professors, check out classrooms and converse with other students. Open house will last all day today, beginning at 9 a.m. and lasting until 4 p.m. The campus is located at 1628 E. Helen St. Call the AIC admissions office at 626-0624 for more details.

Following along with the party on the mall theme, the campus welcomes local artists and musicians today to cover community day. Part of the Wildcat Welcome, the event is designed not only to familiarize students with local culture, but also to help welcome students back to campus. Today the Student Union dining services will be showcasing their talent giving you the many eating options available on campus. Also expect to see many various members of the Tucson business community telling you about their companies. The whole shindig starts at 11 a.m. on the UA Mall and will last about three hours. You can contact Mindy Griffith at 621-0767 for further information.

Want to learn how to make the most out of your college years? A presentation entitled "Making College Count" is ready to show you how. The presentation, which begins at 1 p.m., will help both new freshman and upperclassman gain the most from their college experience. From tips on study habits to keeping your social schedule in order, this program is geared toward making your life better. It will last 45 minutes and everyone is invited. Sure, this may be info you have heard before, but this is an opportunity to chat with individuals who have probably experienced these things before. You must RSVP to attend. To do so call Mindy Griffith at 621-0767.

Use this first week back on campus to take advantage of the various museums close to campus. The Arizona State Museum, located on East University Boulevard just east of North Park Avenue showcases American Indian cultures from around the southwest. Exhibitions occur today and every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. except for Sunday when the museum opens at noon. The Mineral Museum, offers the largest collection of gems and minerals that can be found in Arizona. Located in the basement of the Flandrau Science Center on 1601 E. University Blvd., the exhibit is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. And one of the little known museums of the UA is the Pharmacy Museum - home to a large collection of drug containers, bottles and various artifacts. Located at 1703 E. Mabel St. , it is a free museum which is open 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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