Compiled by Adam Hartmann
Arizona Summer Wildcat
Two UA baseball players honored
Wildcat pitcher Ryan Frace and former UA right-hander Mike Schiefelbein were chosen for the 1994 Pac-10 All-Academic baseball team.
Frace is a junior with a 3.57 grade-point average in geography. Schiefelbein, a senior, recently left the UA to begin his professional career in the San Francisco Giants organization. He was carrying a 3.05 GPA in marketing.
UA golfers on All-America team
Wildcat golfers Jason Gore and David Howser have been selected for the Golf Coaches' All-America team.
Both Gore, a two-time Pacific-10 Conference champion, and Howser, who recently finished his degree in communication at the UA, were honorable mention selections. Howser was also chosen an All-America Golf Scholar.
Cooperative Extension gets grant
The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension was recently awarded a five-year grant of $750,000 to expand and continue its programs for at-risk families and youths.
The program, called "Youth and Families: The Arizona Agenda," involves a collaboration between six Arizona communities to investigate and improve family life in the area. The project is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Pacheco announces raise structure
UA President Manuel Pacheco announced that part of the 5 percent salary increase approved for appointed personnel and classified staff for fiscal year 1994-95 will go into effect July 1.
The raise will be distributed in two increments; 3 percent will be added beginning July 1, calculated on the base salary for each employee in effect on June 30. The remaining 2 percent will be added April 1, 1995, calculated on the base salary in effect for each employee on March 31, 1995.
Academic-year employees will have their raises included in their new contract beginning Aug. 1..
Appointed personnel and employees on grant or contract funds may receive raises based on available funds, while part-time employees will have their raises prorated based on their FTE.
'Club' offered to UA employees
UA officials have announced that university employees are eligible to purchase "The Club," a steering wheel-mounted anti-theft device, at a special reduced rate as part of the "Community CarWatch Program."
The cost is $29.95 for cars and $34.95 for trucks. Employees must fill out an order form, available at UAPD Headquarters, 1200 E. Lowell, and return it to Judy Henton at UAPD along with a personal check made payable to "Tucson Crime Prevention League." Deadline for order forms is 3 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, June 22.
"Clubs" will be made available for pickup at UAPD Headquarters at noon on Thursday, June 23. Anyone with questions is asked to call Judy Henton at 621-1332.
Trucks available for extras
The office of Materiel Management has announced it will have a truck at the Martin Avenue/Mabel Street parking lot today, Tuesday, June 21, to pick up surplus material in the hospital area. It will also have a truck between the Economics Building and the Engineering Building on Thursday, June 23. Scheduled times for both days is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
General Mycology MIC 427R and MIC 427L are now listed in the Fall Schedule of Classes as General Mycology PLP 427R and PLP 427L. Please refer to the Fall 1994 Schedule of Classes for more information.
Manciet receives grant
Lorraine Manciet, a member of the University Heart Center, was recently awarded a five-year, $500,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the risk of recurring heart disease in diabetics.
Research assistant Paulette Reimer will assist Manciet with the study, which will attempt to target whether diabetics who have had angioplasty, bypass surgery or heart transplantation have a higher risk of recurrence of the diseases that necessitated those procedures.
Regents approve new master's degree
The Arizona Board of Regents approved a new master's degree at the UA College of Law at its meeting last month.
The new degree, the Master of Laws in International Trade (LL.M) will allow students to specialize in the fields of international trade and commercial law.
As part of the degree, which will begin this fall, students will be doing research at the National Law Center under the direction of UA law professor Boris Kozolchyk.
Gail Burd, associate professor of molecular and cellular biology, has been appointed chairperson of the Committee on Neuroscience Literacy of the Society of Neuroscience.
The society, which boasts 23,000 members, is the world's leading professional organization of scientists who study the nervous system.
Tellez chosen as director
Edmund Tellez has been appointed director of the Minority Engineering Program in the College of Engineering and Mines, He replaces Diego Navarette, who retired last summer.
Report details harassment
A report released recently from the UA's Commission on the Status of Women indicates prevalent sexual harassment on the UA campus.
Thirteen percent of 554 female students responding said faculty members had made seductive remarks to them, while 4 percent of those responding said faculty members had made sexual advances toward them.
Of 1,550 female employees responding to the survey, 29 percent reported hearing men making sexual comments and 18 percent said they had been "touched in a sexual way."
Project gets grant
Project SOAR, (Student Opportunity for Academic Renewal), which pairs UA undergraduate mentors with at-risk middle school students, has received a grant of $41,512 from the Arizona Supreme Court.
The money will allow the project, which is operated through the UA's College of Education, to expand into three more schools this year. The goals of the project are to prevent violence and delinquency in middle schools, said coordinator Regina Serrano.
Lomawaima new Museum director
Hartman H. Lomawaima, formerly a consultant for the Carnegie Museum of natural History in Pittsburgh, has been named associate director of the Arizona State Museum on campus.
Lomawaima, a native Hopi, graduated from Northern Arizona University and received his master's degree from Harvard. He has taught industrial design at Flagstaff's Coconino High School and also served as the senior academic administrative officer for the then-R.H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology at Cal-Berkeley.
Lang earns Fulbright
William Lang, associate professor of theatre arts, will be going to Poland this September on a Fulbright Fellowship.
Lang will spend the 1994-95 academic year in Lublin, Poland, teaching American drama, dramatic writing and American Indian poetry and prose.
UA student Sean Delahunty, 23, was killed over the weekend when the car in which he was riding collided with a police car.
The driver of the car ran a stop sign on East Eighth Street at North Euclid Avenue and collided with a Tucson police car. He died later at a local hospital.
Delahunty was sentenced in February to one year of unsupervised probation for his part in a prostitution ring operated out of a university-area home.
El Greco's moving
Peter Kotzambasis, owner of El Greco's Restaurant, 520 N. Park Ave., said he has been asked to leave his restaurant by Aug. 1 to make room for an Environmental and Natural Resources complex to be built on the site.
Bruce Wright, UA officer for economic development and community affairs, said Kotzambasis was given $20,000 for relocation expenses. Kotzambasis said the new location for the restaurant will be 4635 E. Fort Lowell Road and it will be open there by the middle of August.