Volume 2 Issue # 10  
Monday, February 7, 2000 Back to Main...     

Campus News

  Come By and Check Out the Graphic Designs of Lyn Brands Wallace
Artist of the Month in Stephens Gallery


HERE IN AMERICA

  Walton Arts and Idea Series presents Robert Post: Here In America at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 8, in the Seay Theatre.
    Robert Post is part actor, comedian, dancer and juggler. He is a one-man variety show. Post uses a little bit of comedy, theatre, dialects, mimes and even spontaneous dialogue
to entertain his audience.
  It is an original form of entertainment you don't want to miss. Admission is $10 for the public and free to U of O students, faulty, and staff.

WOMEN IN SCIENCE

   Smith-Broyles Science Center, Room 129, there will be a chance to learn some interesting things about the world of science.
    Dr. Tamera Jahnke, Professor of Chemistry at Southwest Missouri State University will be giving a lecture entitled, “Women in Science: From Laura Bassi to the Nobel Prize Winners.”
    The lecture is free to everyone. For more information, contact the
Sciences & Mathematics Division.

PIANIST TO PERFORM
   Walton Arts and Ideas Series brings U of O another very special guest. Pianist Teresa Walters will be playing at the University on Thursday, Feb. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Seay Theatre.
    Her program includes several sacred piano works composed by the 19th Century piano virtuoso Franz Liszt, as well as his masterpiece Sonata in B minor.
    U of O is one of five Presbyterian Colleges in the United States that have been honored by an anonymous benefactor who provided the fee for this internationally acclaimed pianist.
    Nobody should miss this spectacular event. We hope that everyone attends.

CHEMICAL OPPORTUNITY
   The American Chemical Society (ACS) is offering a scholarship for an African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. and a full-time student.
    Also required is a financial need with high achievements in chemistry or science. All applicants need to be a high school senior, college freshman, sophomore, or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science and planning a career in the chemical sciences or chemical technology.
    For applications check out the web at http://www.acs.org/minorityaffairs/ or see the Financial Aid Office. Deadline is Feb. 15.

ZEN BUDDHIST MASTER
   There will be a Religion Field Trip to Hendrix College in Conway on Thursday, Feb. 10, to hear Zen Buddhist Master Keido Fukushima.
    Everyone should meet at the Walton Drive-Thru at 5:15 p.m. for departure at 5:30 p.m. The group will return from the lecture to U of O about 10:15 p.m.
    A convocation is available. For more information, and to reserve a place in the van, please see Rev. Bill Woodard or Dr. Holly Mitchell.

BANK OF AMERICA
   Students who have a documented disability may be eligible for the Bank of America Scholarship. Students must be majoring in Finance or Business and have a 3.0 GPA. If interested please contact Financial Aid for more information. The deadline is Feb. 15..

SINGLE PARENT SCHOLARSHIP
   The Johnson County Single Parent Scholarship Fund Provides assistance up to $500 per semester to those single parents who are pursuing a course of instruction which will improve their income-earning potential.
    Parents selected must be a resident of Johnson County, a single parent with custody of children under 18 years, an undergraduate student either part-time or full-time, low income and a recipient of the Pell Grant. Application deadline is March 1.

FAFSA
   The Free Application for Federal Student Aid form is used to determine how much your family can afford to pay toward college based on household income and other factors.
    A new FAFSA must be filed each year that you wish to be considered for financial aid. Priority deadline for optimal financial aid packages is February 15th.

NON-TRADITIONAL FEMALES
   Women who have completed at least one semester of college work, at least five years prior to September 2000, may compete for a scholarship ranging from $1,000-$10,000 from Talbots. Application deadline is March 6th. More information may be obtained in the
Financial Aid Office

MAKE YOUR DOG A STAR
  Your dog can be a star! The University Theatre needs photos of dogs and/or dogs and their humans.
   The photos will be returned and unharmed. Get your pictures to Dr. Pat Farmer or Professor Bruce Brown before Feb. 11 and see your dog become a star in the production of Sylvia!



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