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"Asian Awareness Month to Offer Cultural Kaleidoscope." November 9, 1994.
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Title: "Asian Awareness Month to Offer Cultural Kaleidoscope." November 9, 1994.
Series Title: Asian Kaleidoscope Month articles and advertisements in the Florida Alligator
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Language: English
Creator: Independent Florida Alligator
Publisher: Independent Florida Alligator
Place of Publication: Gainesville, FL
Publication Date: November 9, 1994
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12,ALliGATOR,WEDNESDAY,NOVMEBER9, 1994BoardofRegentsMeetNov.15;AgendaItemsInclude194TIP,GraduateTuitionWaivers NOV. 9NOV. 15TODAY-Nov.9 PANELDISCUSSIONINWOME' STUDIES,"CollaborativeResearchatUFadiscussionbydeansandres'earch de fromUPcolleges,noon,Ruth McQuov-. Room, 219DauerHall,sponsoredbyCenterforWomen'sStudiesandGendResearch.WOMENINAGRICULTURAL DE VELOPMENT,"Analysis of Male-andFmale-HeadedHouseholds'AgriculturalPrductivity:TheCaseof Kenya,"byFloren Tangka, UPdoctoralcandidateinfoodanresource economics, 11:45 a.m. to 1p.m1151McCartyHall,sponsoredbyUP'WomeninAgriculturalDevelopment.FRONTIERSOFSCIENCE LECTUR ,"FourGreatPersonalitiesofScience:G.Lewis,James Franck, RobertS.MullikenanAlbertSzent-Gyorgyi,"byMichael Kas Molecular BiophysicsInstituteatFlorid State University, 8 p.m.,UniversityAuditrium,sponsoredbytheUPDepartmentPhysics.ETHNOBOTANYCOLLOQUIU"CropBiotechnology's RoleinSustainabAgriculture,"byRobertHorsch,AgrituralGroupofMonsantoCompany,4 p.21-1BartramHall,sponsoredbyUP'spartmentofBotany.THURSDAY-Nov.10MUSICOLOGYLECTURE,"TheModemDayMusicCritic,"byTampaTribuncriticKurtLoftin, 12:50p.m.,120 Music Building,presentedbytheUPDepartmenofMusic.CONCERT,theUniversityOrchestra,conductedbySusanRobinsonoftheCen tralFloridaSymphony,8 p.m., UniversiAuditorium.UFSENATEMEETING,3:30p.m.McCartyAuditorium.ARTSANDCIVILIZATIONSEMlNAR,"TheGatorCeiling: RealorIma '. nary,"featuringFelicityTrueblood,assatescholarofEnglishandLatinAmericStudiesatUP; Phyllis Meek, UP associadeanforstudentservices arid associate pro fessorofcounseloreducation;andGlennCarr, UP professor of businessandeconomieducation,7p.m.,fourthflooroftheReitz Union. (Dinner tickets $17.Forreservations call JoeGennaro,378-6001.)SATURDAY-Nov.12GUIDEDTOUR,HamMuseumofArt.freeandopentopublic, 2p.m.MONDAY-Nov.14FACULTY/USPSSEMINARonWordPerfect5.1,9:35to11:25 a.m., FaculSupportCenterforComputing,221TurlingtonHall. (Contact: 392-7249) LECTUREbyaward-winningsculptRichardNotkin,7:30 p.m., Har:n MuseumArt.LATINOFILM SERIES,"Luzia,"5:p.m.,Hispanic-LatinoInstitute,1504UniversityAve.,sponsoredbyUP'sCent forLatinAmericanStudiesandthe. panic-Latino Institute. TUESDAY -Nov.15FOODSCIENCEANDTECHNOLOGSEMINAR,"Design, ConstructionandTingofanOhmicThawingUnit,"byJo Roberts, UPmaster'sstudentinfood enceandhumannutrition,4:05 p.m.,GOMcCartyHall.JUNIORRECITALbyTeriVanDyclarinet, 8p.m.,120 Music Building. ProfessorJohnMasonDepartmentofHistoryIntroduction byProfessor DavidR.ColburnThursday, Nov.17Noon to1:15p.m.,219Dauer Hall RSVPbyNov.14to 392-2230 Box Lunch ProvidedSouthAfricaSincethe Elections Provost'sSeminarSeriesrepairsmallequipment.ArequestbyUFtosubcontractservicesfromShandsHospital.TheNationalInstitutesofHealthhasawardedagranttoUPtooperatethe inpe:t.tient/outpatient Clinical ResearchCenterandconductresearch there. Toadequatelystaffthiscenter,UPisproposingtosubcontractwithShandsHospitaltoprovidenursesandaresearchdietitian fortheCenter. ArequestbytheGraduateAssistantsUnitedFacultyofFloridafortheBOR'sratificationof an agreementthetwogroupsreachedregarding assistantsatUFandtheUniversityofSouthFlorida.Theagreementprovidesforsettingapriorityingrantingtuitionwaiverstograduateassistantsiffundsarenotavailabletoprovideall assistantswithwaivers.Italsoprovidesfor apayincrease forgraduateassis-' tants, effectiveNov.1.ArequestbyUFforapprovalofitsTeachingIncentivePlanforthe1994-95 year.TheplanwillawardUPitsproportionalshareofthe$5million allocatedtothisprogrambytheLegislature.In1993-94,nearly800facultystatewidereceiveda $5,000awardthroughthisprogram,whichrecognizeshigh-qualityteaching.TheFlorida Board of RegentswillmeetonTuesday,Nov. 15at8:30 a.m.atthePhyllis P. MarshallCenterattheUniversityofSouthFloridainTampa.AgendaitemsofinteresttotheUPcommunityinclude: ArequestbyUFtocreateacontractfordentalsuppliesandoperationofadentalsupplystore.Overthepast15 years,UPhascontractedwithprivatevendorstoprovidedentalsuppliesandoperateadentalsupplystor.e.Thecurrentcontractwill inDecember.UFwouldlike to solicit a requestforproposalforthesuppliesandser vice for a three-year term.Thesuccessfulproposerwillfurnishandequipthestore,supplyjanitorial services forthestoreandAsianAwarenessMonthToOfferCulturalKaleidoscopeAsianAwarenesscontinuestohighlighta kaleidoscope of withthefollowingactivities this week: Nov. 9-Opening ceremonieswithintroductoryremarksbyArtSandeen,vicepresidentofstudentaffairs, followedbyaParadeofAsianNationsfashionshow,12:30 to 1:30 p.m., ReitzUnionsouthterrace. Nov.11to 13 -AsianFilm FestivalattheReitzUnionCinema,7p.m.to12 a.m. Friday, 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.Saturday,Sp.m.to12 a.m.Sunday Nov. 13 -Picnic,apotluckofAsianfoods,noonto5p.m.,LakeWauburgSouthsidePavillion. Nov.14 -Comedian Christy Medrano,attheOrangeAndBrew, 8:30p.m.Nov.15 -Asian Cultural Night,beginningwithAsianCulturalExpoat6p.m.intheFriendsof Music Room,UniversityAuditorium,followedbyperformancesofgroupsrepresentingChina,India,Indonesia,thePhilippines,SouthKorea,TurkeyandVietnamfrom7 to 10 p.m.attheUniversityAuditorium.DIGESTFarrisScholarshipFundAwardsScholarshipsForHispanic-AmericansApplicationsaredueDec. 1 fortheFarris ScholarshipFund,whichwillsupportHis panic-Americanstudentsinthefield of LatinAmericanStudiesatUF.Applicantsmusthaveatleasta 3.0gradepointaverage,demonstrateleadershipskillsandbepreparingfor a careerinLatinAmericaorinHispanicAmericanaffairs.Thefirsttwo$1,000scholarshipswillbeawardedinspring1995 -onetoanupperlevelundergraduatestudentandanotherto agraduatestudentwhois acandidatefor a CertificateinLatinAmericanstudiesorenrolledintheLatinAmericanstudiesgraduateprogram.Toapply,submitthefollowingmaterials. tothe committeeat319GrinterHaIlbyDec.1:academictranscripts,twolettersofrecommendationanda 5OO-wordessaydescribingyourleadershipaccomplishmentsandcareer goals.Formoreinformation,contactTerryMcCoyorDeborahPaciniHernandeztheCenterforLatinAmericaStudies, 392-0375.NSEPScholarshipOffersFundingForStudyAbroadTheInstituteofInternationalEducationandtheAcademyforEducationalDevelopmentwillsponsoranationalcompetition :'"for NationalSecurityEducationProgramscholarships. NSEP scholarshipsareawardedtoundergraduatesandgraduatestudentsforstudyabroad-incountriesoutsideof WesternEurope,Canada,AustraliaandNewZealand-beginninginsummer1995throughthe1995-96 academic year.ApplicationsareavailableattheOverseas Studies Office, 123 Tigert Hall,andmustbesubmittedtherebyNov. 18.ApplyByNov.18ForTheCrossLeadershipAwardThedeadlinetoapplyfortheWilliam G. /CrossAward,presentedannuallytoanundergraduatestudentinrecognitionofoutstandingstudentleadershipinextracurricularactivitiesatUF,is Nov. 18. Applicants forthe$200awardmustdemonstrateleadershipatUFthroughperfor-ance as a clubororganizationofficer; evidenceof efficiency, creativityandeffective ness;andacademic excellence,witha 2.5orhighergradepointaverage. ApplicationsareavailableattheStudentServicesinformationdesk(Peabody), ReitzUnioninformationdeskandtheStudentActivities desk.Theyaredueby4:30p.m.onNov. 18in101 Reitz Union. Formoreinformation, contact Leslie Jackson at392-1644.ITweeddaleEngineeringScholarshipDeadlineNov.14Thefull NROTCTweeddaleScholarship is available for technical majorswhocurlentlyhavetwotothreeyearslefttocompletetheirdegreerequirements.Thescholarshiphasbenefitsincludingtuition,booksandamonthlystipend.Recipients willbenotifiedbyNov.18,andbenefitscanstartasearlyasspring1995.InterestedapplicantsshouldcontactLt. Bill -Greene at392-0973byNov. 14.


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