"Asian History Month Continues With Many Events." November, 1997.

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"Asian History Month Continues With Many Events." November, 1997.
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Asian Kaleidoscope Month articles and advertisements in the Florida Alligator
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Asian American Student Union
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All eventsarefreeandopento the publicunlessotherwisenoted. For a complete listingofuniversityevents,pointyourwebbrowser to< UF's horne pageathttp://www.ufl.eduandclickonNew&Events. # PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE CONCERT, 8 p.m., UniversityAuditorium.(CONTACT: 392-0223) MOLECULAR GENETICSANDMICROBIOLOGYLECTURE,4p.m.,R2-265.AcademicResearchBuilding,"CellularReceptor(s):InVivoAndInVitro Roles ForAnEncephalitic Alphavirus,"withDiane Griffin ofJohnHopkinsSchool of Public Health. (CONTACT: 392-3314) HORTICULTURE SEMINAR, 4:05p.m.,2318 Fifield Hall, "Tales fromtheJurassic Woods,"withProfessor Richard Litz of the Tropical ResearchandEducation'CenterinHomestead.(CONTACT: 392-1928) CENTRAL LEAVE TRAINING, 8:30 a.m. noon, 316StadiumWest, a University PersonnelServicesEmployeeRelationsandDevelopment'sgeneraltrainingcourse.(CONTACT: 392-4626) UNIVERSITY JAZZ BANDS CONCERT, 8 p.m., UniversityAuditorium.(CONTACT: 392-0223) BASICSOFRECORDS MANAGEMENT, 911a.m.,HealthScienceCenterroomCl-17, a UF RecordsManagementOffice workshop, registration required. (CONTACT: 392-4180)andthedemandsof theholidaysinbalance, a University Personnel Services special ses sion course. (CONTACT: 392-4626) TUESDAY RETIREMENT SERIES WORKSHOP, 1:30 3:30 p.m., 286 Reitz Union,"FloridaRetire met:lt System(FRS)/DeferredRetirementOptionProgram(DROP)." (CONTACT: 392-4941) SMATHERS LIBRARIESMILLENNIUMSERIES LECTURE, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Special Collections Reading Room, Library East, "A Very Short HistoryofFlorida,"withMichaelGannon,UFprofessoremeritusandnotedFloridahistorianandauthor, refreshments willbeserved. (CONTACT: 392-2822)THIS/NEXT WEEKCAMPUS SUNDAYWIDESPREADPANICINCONCERT, 7:30 p.m.,O'ConnellCenter, tickets available attheUniversityBoxOfficeandallTicketMaster outlets, $5 for UFstudents(limit 8perID),generaltickets are $10. (CONTACT: 392-5500)MONDAYCOPINGWITH HOLIDi\ Y STRESS, 9 a.m., 316StadiumWest, discusses a jobSATURDAYHARNMUSEUM GUIDED TOUR, 2 p.m.,meetatinformation desk, freeandopento the public, alsoSunday.(CONTACT: 392 9826) FRIDAY SIGNIFICANCh" OF LEAF LONGEVITY INTHEECOSYSTEM STUDY, 4p.m.,211BartramHall,withKihachiroKikuzawaof Kyoto University. (CONTACT: 392-4234) WEDNESDAYBOTANYCOLLOQUIUM,4p.m.,211BartramHall,"TheEcologicalImpact of AustrianPine (Pinus nigra)ontheSandDunesof Lake Michigan:AnIntroducedSpecies BecomesAnInvader,"withLissa Leege of GeorgiaSouthern University. (CONTACT: 392-4234)"THEMAKE-UPOFIDENTITY:BOUCHER'S (SELF) PORTRAIT OF POM PADOUR AT HER TOILETTE," 1 p.m., 219DauerHall, aCenterforWomen'sStudiesandGenderResearch colloquium. (CON Ti\CT:392-3365) COMMUNICATIONCONNECTION,"9 a.m., 316StadiumWest, University PersonnelServicesEmployeeRelationsandDevelopment'sgeneraltrainingcourse.(CONTACT: 392-4626) UF PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., UF Brain InstituteAuditorium,purposeis to establish agenda, protocolandproceduresfor UF. (CONTACT: 846-3903) "DEi\ TH, TAXESANDHEA VENL Y AL LIES AT THE FIRST MILLENNIUM," 6 p.m.,HamMuseum,withRobertNelsonof the UniversityofChicago. (CONTACT: 392 9826)STUDENTRECREAnONANDFITNESS CENTERS The Student RecreationandFitness Cen terandthe Southwest Recreation Centerbothwillbeopennoon-8 p.m. Thursday. (CON TACT: 846-1081)O'CONNELLCENTER Rec LiftandRec SwimbothwillbeclosedThurday.Rec Jog willbeopen8 a.m.-9 p.m(CONTACT: 392-5500) LIVING WELL Living Well, the UF Employee Wellness Program, willbeclosed Thursday. (CON TACT: 392-9767)STUDENTHEALTH CARE CENTER The Student Health Care Centerwillbeopennoon-4 p.m. Thursday. (CONTACT: 392-1161) CIRCA COMPUTER LABS Architecture 118 willbeopen24-hoursandCSE E211 willbeopen7:25 a.m.-mid night. Allotherlabs willbeclosed. (CONJ TACT: 392-9321)PARKINGDECALRESTRICTIONSDecal restrictions willbeliftedinall lots exceptBrown(FamilyHousing)andgatedThursday.(CONTACT: 392-2241) REITZUNIONTheReitzUnionbuildingwillremainopenThursday.Hoursofoperationforspecific serviceswillbepostedonthe doors. (CONTACT: 392-1644)ensotherdiseases,butratherthattheconditionexacerbates theperceivedsymptomsassociatedwithdisease,.Crandellsaid."Hearingloss can cause depressionandfeelings of isolation,butitalsotendsto heighten people's awareness of the impact of physical diseaseontheir lives,"hesaid. ''We've foundthatwhenweputhearing aidsonpeople, they reportimprovedhealth."AccordingtoCrandellandPugh,themajority of researchonhearinglossnationallyhasignoredraceorgenderas a factoror_reliedondatacollectedfromlargelywhitesurveygroups.By contrast,Pugh'sresearch.tookpainstoaccountfor raceandgender,testingthehearingof81whitevolunteersand71blacks,aged60to 90,andthenaskingquestionsabouttheirhearingandhealthin WhilePughfoundmembersofbothracesandgenderswithsubstantialhearinglossreportedmorehealthproblems,healsofoundthata majority of thisgroup60percent-werenotinclinedtodoanythingabouttheproblem.Thephenomenonis likely tohaveseveralcauses,hesaid. "Some elderly individualsmaynotbeawareof the hearing-aid technology avail. able today, somemaybeconcernedaboutthe cost of hearing aids, othersmayhavethe perception that they are beingpreyeduponbya hearing-aid salesman,"Pughsaid.UNIVERSITY OFAsianHistoryMonthContinuesWithManyEvents FLORIDAAsianKaleidoscopeMonth,whichexTheAsianStudentUnionorgamzesedu-10 p.m., ReitzUmonAudltonum,a film, 0plores theAsiancultures of the past,presentcationalprograms,speakersandvariouswithGator-1 card, also Nov.21-22..andfuture,continuesthroughoutthisotheractivitiesaimedtoeducatepeopleNov.18KhmerStudent OrganIZati month.about Asian AmericansinmostlyinformalCultural Presentation, Reitz Union colonnad settingsaroundcampus.The following is a Nov. 19 Vietna!Ilese StudentOrgaru-scheduleofeventsfor theremainderofthezation Karaoke Night, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., Col