March is Meteor Month at the Flandrau Science Center, and things are kicking off tonight at 5:30 with a lecture entitled, "The Hi-STORY of the Tucson Meteorite." If you are still craving information on falling objects, check out the "Flandrau Rocks! Mineral, Meteorites and Mining" exhibit on display through April 30. Tickets for the center can be purchased for $3 for adults, $2 for children and free for the Friends of Flandrau. For more information on these events, please call Shirley Wetmore at 621-4227.
Imagine waking up one morning and finding out that your language was no longer understood by your friends, family and neighbors. If your interested in the role language plays in the world, check out today's linguistics department endangered languages lecture, "A Role for Linguistics in American Indian Education." The seminar will begin at 2 p.m. in Douglas building, Room 101. For more information on this series, please call Heidi Harley at 621-6897.
Find your nook in politics at today's sociology Brown Bag lecture, "The Evolution of the Democratic Peace." If you are looking for more information on politics and its changing structure throughout the ages, stop by Social Sciences, Room 415 at noon. If you have any questions regarding this lecture, please call Sherry Enderle at 621-3492.
The last thing you want to think about while on your spring break is coming back to school. This year, try sending a postcard back instead, and receive a coupon for 20 percent off any picture frame in the UofA Bookstore. This promotion will run through March 31 and simply requires you to mail a spring break postcard or snapshot of your pals to UA Bookstore/ Attn: Marketing/ P.O. Box 210019/ 85721-0019. For more information on this offer, please call Beth Bujarski at 621-8475.
For those of you spending your break from school in Tucson, check out the Arizona Women's Basketball Fan Appreciation Day at the McKale Center tomorrow at 2 p.m. The UA women will play California, and several prizes will be given away including a team photo to the first 500 fans. For more information, please call the UA Ticket Office at 621-2287.
Keep your voice down as you enter the Crowder Hall doors tomorrow at 8 p.m., and wait patiently to hear the "Ancient Echoes." Performed by a Moscow men's acappella choir, the show will include selections from their best-selling recordings. The presentation will also feature Russian Orthodox music from the 19th and 20 centuries. Tickets for the show can be purchased for $35 through the Centennial Hall box office at 621-3341.