"Asian Awareness Month Continues with An Oriental Kaleidoscope." November 16, 1994.


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"Asian Awareness Month Continues with An Oriental Kaleidoscope." November 16, 1994.
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12,AlLIGATOR,WEDNESDAY,NOVEMBER16,1994TODAY Nov. 16HOUDAYEA TING, a discussionofwato enjoy healthy holiday eating,byLa ... Guyer, sponsoredbyLiving Well, UP's e ployee wellness program,noonto 1 p.451Stadium. ETHNOBOTANY COLLOQUIUM, ternational Issues Facing Gene Banks," Donald Plucknett of the World Bank, 4p.211Bartram Hall. "A NA TURAUSTINFLORIDA: ACELEBRAnONOF EDEN," a reading to rmembernaturalistandconservationiArchie Carr,graduateresearch professor zoologyatUF for40years.MimiCarr, daughter, will readat7:30p.m.,withareception to followatGoerings' Book Center 1310 W. University Ave. FRONTIERS OF SCIENCE LECTURE "Cold Fusion, Pathological ScienceandMakingItAll Seem Simple,"byauthorandjour nalist Gary Thaubes, 8 p.m., University Au ditorium.THURSDAY-Nov.17 POZZETTA HISTORY COLLOQunJM. "U.S. Populism: DemocraticandReaction ary," byRonald Farmisano, UF Department of History, 4 p.m., 4112 Turlington Hall. PROVOST'S SEMINAR SERIES, "South Africa Since the Elections,"byJohn Mason, UF history professor,noonto 1:15 p.m.,219Dauer Hall. (For reservations, contact Addie Elder, 392-2230) NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES SEMINAR, "HumanNutrition Researchinthe Agricul tural Research ServiceandInteragency Pro grams," by Jacqu1!line Dupontfrom the AgriculturalResearchService,USDA,Beltsville, Md., 4 p.m., 3108 McCarty Hall. AFRICAN STUDIES LECTURE, "The Antiquity ofHayaVillagesinTanzania,"anillustrated slide lecturebyPriscilla Reining, visiting professorofAfrican studies, 8 p.m., 103 Fine Art Building B,sponsored by the Gainesville chapter of the Archaeological Institute of AmericaandUFArtDepart ment. FIDDLERONTHE ROOF, performed b the Florida Players, 8 p.m. on Thursday Friday; 2 p.m.and8 p.m.onSaturday; Cen ter for the Performing Arts. Tickets$25pub lic,$23senior citizens,$21studentsandgroups, $13 rush. (Contact 392-2787) FRIDAY Nov. 18 PANAMANIAN FOUR ART EXIDBIT, featuring the works of contemporary Pana manian paintersEduardoNavarro, Rogelia Calvo, Silfrido IbarraandRodolfo Justine, through Dec.16,Grinter Gallery, in themainlobby of Grinter Hall, Monday through Fri day,10a.m. to 4 p.m. SUNDAY Nov.20ANEVENING OF TCHAIKOVSKY with pianist Step-hen Prutsmanandthe Jackson ville Sympnony Orchestra, 8 p.m., Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets$25public,$23senior citizens,$21studentsandgroups, $13 rush. (Contact: 392-2787)TUESDAY-Nov.2 WOMEN IN AGRICULTURAL DEVEL OPMENT, "A Studyof Veterinary Servicesandthe WomeninZimbabwe,"bySharon Deem, UF College of Veterinary Medicine, 11:45 a.m.,1151McCarty Hall. UF SYMPHONIC BANDANDWIND ENSEMBLE,conductedbyDavidA. Waybright, music professoranddirector ofbandsatUF, 8 p.m., University Auditorium, freeandopen to public.FUNDINGThe Florida Division of American Can cer Societyawarded$88,000ingrants to UF Health Science Center researchersHenryBaker, associate professor ofimmunologyandmedical biology;Michael Paddy,assis tant professor ofanatomyandcell biology;Jim Rodrigue,associate professor of clinical health psychology;Eric Sobel,assistantprofessor of medicine;andDr.James Zucali,whohasbeenworkingwithDr.Frank Tungonchemotherapy research.RECOGNITIONJeffery Delafuente,associate chairmanofpharmacypractice 'in the CollegeofPhar macy,wasnameda fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.DanW.Donelinwasinducted as Fellow in the American Society of Landscape Ar chitects, the highest peer recognition of the society.Dr.Keith Stone,associate professorandchief of gynecology,washonored as the only faculty member elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical society for the 1994-95 academic year.Dr. Edward Wilkinson,professor ofpathology, isamongfive lead editors of anewmedical guide to classifying genital cancersinwomenproducedbythe ClassificationandNomenclature Committee of the Inter national Society of Gynecological Patholo gists in collaborationwiththe World Health Organization. :,-!11;'.'nn J If I II' ;I i'il.1r:: "." ...,._._...... APPOINTMENTSRonaldJ.Spitznagal,associate professorofrehabilitation counseling,wasappointed editor of the national publicationofthe Vo cational EvaluationandWork Adjustment Association.AndrewA.Sorensen,provostandvicepresidentfor academic affairs,waselected to the Board of Trustees of the ChautauquaInstitution, a center for the arts, religion, educationandrecreation in Chautauqua,NewYork.AsianAwarenessMonthContinuesWithAnOrientalKaleidoscopeAWARDSHannutDerendorf,professorandchairmanoftheDepartmentof Pharmaceutics,hasreceived the 1994 McKeen-eattell Me morialAwardfrom the American College of Clinical Pharmacology, presented annu ally to theauthorof themostoutstanding researchpaperpublishedinthe Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Law ProfessorRichard N. Pearsonhasbeennamedto a Cone, Wagner, Nugent, Johnson,Hazouri&Roth ProfessorshipinTorts. Establishedin1984with$250,000 from the former WestPalmBeach law firmandmatching state funds, theendowedprofes sorshiprewardsoutstanding teachingandresearch.RoyE.Leilich,professor emeritusatthe College of HealthandHumanPerformance,washonoredwithFlorida RecreationandParkAssociation's "Lifetime MembershipAward."The following activities are scheduled for the last week of the Asian kaleidoscope of events: Wednesday, Nov. 16, cross-eultural discussion, noon, Plaza of the Americas. Lectureon "An Introduction to AcupressureandAsian Medicine" by Katleen Leavy, registered nurse, 7 p.m.,Weaver dormitory recreation room. Friday, Nov. 18,rapgroupYellow Peril, 9:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.atOrangeandBrew. Sunday, Nov. 20, Kids' Day, 1:30 p.m., Maguire Field. Tuesday, Nov. 22, Faculty-Student Reception, 5:30-6:30, Friends of Music Room, Univer sity Auditorium. For more informationaboutAsian Awareness Week, contact Farhan Shamimat392-1665, ext. 322 or the Office ofStudentActivitiesat392-1655. KALEIDOSCOPE OFFASHION-StudentsrepresentingAsian culturestookpartinthe ParadeofAsianNationswithafashionshow,dancingandAsianfolktales aspartoftheopeningceremoniesonNov. 9 forthisyear'sAsianAwarenessMonthatUF.(UFphotobyRay Carson)UNIVERSITYOF. FLORIDADec.1IsTheDeadlineForSuperiorAccomplishmentAwardNominationsDIGESTThe deadline for university employees to nominateanemployee for theUFStaffandFacultySuperiorAccomplishmentAwards Program is Dec.l.Thisprogramhonorsemployeeswhocontribute outstandingandmeritorious ser vice in their fields.Italso seeks to recognize employeeswhohavemadeexceptional con tributions to UF's efficiencyandeconomy or to the quality of lifeitprovidesstudentsandemployees. Superior AccomplishmentAwardsare givenattheendof eachspringsemester for the period covering the previous academic year ofAugust1 to July31.Theseawardsare giveninsix categories, firstatthe divisional levelandthenatthe university level: Faculty Service, Adminis trativeandProfessional, USPSSupportSer vices, USPS Scientific/Technical, USPS Cleri cal/OfficeSupportandUSPS Administra From the divisional win ners, six employees one from eachaward :--categ'EY will be chosen as the university leYei-winners. In addition, one USPS winner willbeselected as "Employee of the Year"andwill represent UFat"Florida's __ Salute to Public Service" ceremony held an nuallyinTallahassee. Formoreinformationortosubmita : nomination, which isdueDec.1,contact these chairpersons:Division1The Office of the President as well as Office of Inspector General, Gen ___ eral Counsel, University Relations,Govem. mentRelations,andNews&Public Affairs,Bob Bird,141Stadium West,Box115100, ..... 392-9092. Pivision2Departments, divisionsandunits Under the Vice President for Develop-mentandAlumni Affairs(UFFoundation),andthe Vice President for ResearchandDeanof theGraduateSchool,LauraEaster,223Grinter Hall, Box 115500,392-1582.Division3Schools, colleges, depart mentsandunitsunderthe Office of the Pro vostandVice President for Academic Af fairs,Carolyn Carter,101FAA, Box 115800, 392-0207.Division4Schools, departmentsandunitsunderthe Vice President for Agricul tureandNatural Resources (IFAS),Herb Head,Building 499, Room 122, Box 110920, 392-198l.Division5Colleges, departmentsandunitsunderthe Vice President for Health Affairs,RitaClare-Salzler,Box 100014, JHMHC,392-4320. Division 6Departments, divisionsandunitsunderthe Vice President for Student Affairs, Beeland,330 JWRU, Box 118505, 392-1655. Division 7Departments, divisionsandunitsunderthe Vice President for Adminis trative Affairs,KathyJones,116 Elmore Hall,Box115300, 392-2556.FamilyWeekOffersEventsForFamiliesLivingOnCampusUF's Division of Housing, VillageHousingandMayors' Council will sponsor theninthannualFamily Week, Nov. 13-18, a week of events toremindthe UF commu nityandthe cityofGainesville thatmanystudentfamilies liveoncampus. Formoreinformation, contact the Vil lageHousingofficeat392-2161. Events are opento VillageHousingresidents only.