Arizona Daily Wildcat
Tuesday February 4, 2003
Visiting professor speaks about Middle East conflict
F. Gregory Gause will discuss international politics of the Middle East at the UA Social Sciences Auditorium, Room 100 on Feb. 6, 2003 from 7:30 p.m. ÷ 9 p.m.
He has written a book titled "The United States, Iraq, and the Future of the Middle East."
This lecture is being co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the political science department.
Mexican-American authors gather for book discussion
A number of authors from the book titled "Sowing the Seeds, una cosecha de recuerdos/Sombrando Las Semillas" will be at Reader's Oasis discussing the formation and work of their writing group.
The book is an anthology of stories, poems and artwork by a group of women writers in Tucson. Most of the contributers are Mexican-American women.
The event will take place Sunday Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. Reader's Oasis is located at 3400 E. Speedway Blvd.
Moonlight mass to honor space shuttle's fallen crew
The semester's first "Moonlight Mass on the Mall," sponsored by the Catholic Newman Center, will be dedicated to the memory of the seven astronauts who died when the space shuttle Columbia exploded on reentry.
The Mass, originally scheduled as a community prayer for peace, will keep its original theme. The mass will be held tomorrow at 9 p.m.
Children sought for testing in campus asthma research
Researchers at the UA Steele Memorial Children's Research Center are seeking participants for a clinical study using guided imagery and relaxation to help children with asthma reduce their reliance on inhaled steroids.
The study is funded by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM).
Children must be between the ages of eight and 12, have stable asthma and be taking inhaled corticosteroids on a daily basis.
Two Spanish professors get $25,000 grant from regents
The Arizona Board of Regents has awarded a $25,000 grant to two Spanish and Portuguese professors.
Associate Professor Javier Duran and Assistant Professor Glenn Martinez will run a program designed to focus on skill sharing and collaborative learning among Spanish second-languages learners and Spanish heritage-languages learners.