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By Joshua McClain
Arizona Daily Wildcat,
November 8, 1999
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What is it about space that fascinates us so much? If you are interested in finding out, attend the Steward Observatory's Public Evening lecture series. Tonight's feature is Between Big Planets and Little Stars, given by James Liebert of the Steward Observatory. Each Steward Observatory lecture ends with the chance for the attendees to view the observatory's 21-inch telescope. The lecture takes place in Steward Observatory's lecture hall, room N210, and starts at 7:30 p.m. and should last around 60 minutes. If you have questions about the lecture series, or about Steward Observatory in general, call Thomas Fleming at 621-5049.

Spent all of your time polishing off that science degree to pursue a career in science? Well, attorney Robert Rose is planning on giving you another option. Rose's speech, What is a nice scientist like You Doing In a Place Like This? Reflections on a Legal Career for Science Majors, is designed to help show students that having a science degree can open more doors for you in the legal field. The speech, which starts at noon, is free to all that attend, and everyone is invited to stop by and see what he has to say. Rose is a UA alum and will provide experiences from his own career to help you make decisions about yours. The lecture will be in PAS 218, and should last 2 hours. This is part of the Physics departments ongoing program to showcase non- traditional careers with a degree in science. Alaina G. Levine can answer your questions about non -traditional careers in science at 621-4969.

The 16th annual Miss Native American University of Arizona pageant takes place tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. in Social Sciences auditorium, room 100. Guests expected are Miss Navajo 97-98 Radmilla Cody, Miss Indian World Mitz Toland and the Hawaiian dancing group Tausala. Put on by the office of Native American Student Affairs, which you can call if you have any more questions at 621-3835. This event corresponds with Native American Awareness week, which is going on all week. Look for various events around campus, culminating with an auction on Friday of Native American crafts.

Find out about the how the California Condor came from being close to extinct to flourishing in its natural habitat. Presented by the Tucson Audubon society, Robert Mesta, a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, will present the history and effort to save the largest bird in North America. Before the lecture, Caleb Gorden, will discuss his research on the grassland sparrows of southeastern Arizona. The entire program should last around two hours, and starts at 7 p.m. The presentation will be in the DuVal auditorium, in the University Medical Center, and all inquiring individuals should call Kevin Dahl at 622-5622.

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