Arizona Daily Wildcat
Friday, September 23, 2005
Computing services grand opening
The Office of Student Computing Resources is hosting a grand opening celebration today in part of a three-day series designed to put a spotlight on the new face of centralized student computing services. There will be free food and a raffle drawing to win devices such as an iPod and other MP3 players. KAMP radio DJs will provide music. The celebration runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Memorial Center Atrium.
UA employees raise $1,300 for Hurricane Katrina relief
University Services Board employees, students and visitors raised $1,300 for the American Red Cross to aid hurricane relief efforts. Paper links were sold for $1 that allowed people to add their initials or names on the links. The chain is being displayed in the lobby of the University Services building.
Professional admission into Eller College tomorrow
More than 400 UA undergraduates can apply for professional admission into the Eller College of Management tomorrow in McClelland Hall. One-on-one interviews run from 9:30 a.m. to noon, with assessment exams from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students should check in at Estes Atrium in the Eller College, 1130 E. Helen St.
No Child Left Behind Act to be debated on campus
The widely debated No Child Left Behind Act and the potential negative effects it can have on American Indian students will be addressed at an open lecture tonight.
Key speaker Christine Sims, assistant professor of language literacy and socio-cultural studies at the University of New Mexico, will present her findings at 6 p.m. in the Kiva Auditorium in the Education building.
Sims will discuss how the act can have a detrimental impact on American Indian students, particularly in the area of language, said Ofelia Zepeda, linguistics professor.