Financial assistance

Students wishing to pursue careers in dentistry, occupational therapy, optometry, osteopathy, physician assistant and veterinary medicine can get financial assistance through the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) professional student exchange program.

The deadline to apply for WICHE certification for training to commence in the Fall of 1996 is Oct. 15. Funding through this program is distributed during late spring.

For further information, contact Louise Lynch, Arizona Board of Regents-WICHE, 2020 N. Central Ave., Suite 230, Phoenix, Ariz. 85004 or phone (602) 229-2563.

Homecoming parade

Bobcats, the organization coordinating the 1995 UA homecoming parade, is still accepting applications for float entries.

A mandatory meeting will be held for all parade participants at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the Alumni Association Building at the corner of Speedway and Cherry.

For more information, call the Alumni Association at 621-9031.

Poetry reading

Michael Collier, honored poet and UA alumnus, will be giving a poetry reading today at 8 p.m. in the Modern Languages Auditorium.

The reading is presented by the Poetry Center at the UA with support from the Arizona Commission on the Arts, the UA Foundation and the UA English Department.

Rereading science

The Composition Program, UA Department of English and the UA Library are co-sponsoring a series of roundtables by and for students on reading, writing and researching called "Rereading Science."

The discussion will be led by faculty and graduate students.

The series will start today from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Multipurpose Room A313 of the UA Main Library.

CPR recertification

The Arizona Chapter of the National Safety Council will hold first aid and CPR recertification courses at St. Joseph's Hospital, 350 N. Wilmot, on Saturday.

First aid review will be from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. while the CPR review will be from 10 a.m. to noon.

The course cost is $11 for each person. Pre-registration and prepayment is required to guarantee reservation.

For further information or to register, call at 795-7233.

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