Volume I  Issue # 10   
Monday, February 15, 1999

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Campus News

Prospective Faculty visit Campus
   The Division of Humanities and Fine Arts will be hosting and interviewing prospective faculty members during February and March. Applicants for English are Kelly Searsmith (Feb 15-16), Kendrick Prewitt (Feb. 18-19), David Caplan (Feb. 22-23), and Randy Fuller (Feb. 25-26). The four applicants for the history position include Steve Oatis (Feb.18-19), Greg Barton (Feb. 22-23), David Silbey (Feb. 25-26), and Carolyn Knapp (Mar. 1-2).
   All students, faculty, and staff are invited to meet and greet the prospective applicants while they are on campus.

Intramural News

   Congratulations to the winners of the indoor volleyball tournament: "Dig This!" The team's members included Cesar Cervantes, Cesar Romero, Diane Pohlmeier, Bryan Bishop, Matt Bradke, Sherrie Arey, and Chad Kingston.
Also, Allan Garrison won the Hot Shot 3-point Shootout on Tuesday, February 8.
   Don't forget that intramural basketball will start the 18th of this month, and softball is coming next month - team entries will be due the 11th of March.

Ash Wednesday Service

  All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend an Ash Wednesday service on Wednesday, February 17, at 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel. The service will be a short prayer service which will include the impositition of ashes.

Eagle Basketball Update

   The men's basketball team defeated Mississippi College 101 to 98 in double overtime. Mississippi College was ranked 15th in the Nation. This loss marks only their second conference loss in the last two years. Also, congratulations to Daniel Shepherd who was selected as the American South Conference Player of the week.

PBL Week

   PBL Week took place February 8 through 12 with the purpose to appreciate advisors and members, to invite anyone interested in being part of the organization, and to increase the awareness of the organization for further activities. PBL wants to thank everyone who made this activity possible and encourage every member to continue their hard work for PBL.
   In addition PBL would like to encourage all members to sign-up for Stat competitions. The sign-up period is February 4 through 15.

Karen Jones Attends Conference
   Professor of Psychology, Karen Jones attended the Twenty-First Annual National Institute for the Teaching of Psychology on January 3-6 in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida.
The institute is for teachers of psychology at universities, two and four-year colleges and high schools, who wish to enhance and broaden their teaching skills.

University Caberet

   The University Theatre's Spring Production will be a University Caberet, a revue featuring University students, faculty, and staff. Auditions are Tuesday and Wednesday, March 9 and 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the Seay Theatre. Individuals may audition with prepared solo numbers, duet numbers, instrumental numbers, comedy routines, scens monologues, juggling, etc. These audition pieces need to be selections which the individual or group, if cast, will perform in the caberet.
The Caberet performance will be April 15 and 16 in the Seay Theatre. For more information contact Dr. Pat Farmer.

Thinking about Graduate School
   The topic for the next Programs on the Run will be graduate schools. This noon time workshop will be held on Wednesday, February 24. Students who are thinking about graduate work will have the opportunity to learn more about the preparation and application process.
   Students can pick up information just ourside the cafeteria doors from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. and may join the workshop from 12:00 until 12:30 in the Cane Hill Room in the Cafeteria.

Students Participate in Computer Competitions
   Nathan Sain, Ladonna Jenkins, Cesar Cervantes, Otto Mejia, Jeremy Box, Cindy Rosado and Mitch Escamilla will participate in a computer programming contest next Tuesday at UCA.

Religion Field Trip
   There will be a field trip to Hendrix College, Thursday, Feb. 18, to hear Dr. Walter Brueggemann give a lecture titled, "A Rooted Future in the Face of Thinness."
   Dr. Brueggemann is the William Marcellus McPheeters Professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary and is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. His lecture will address ‘‘options and alternatives facing our society, and the role of seriously educated people in adjudicating these options.’’
   The trip will depart from the Walton Center at 5:15 p.m. and return about 10:30 p.m. Meals-to-go will be available at the cafeteria. Please contact Dr. Mitchell or Rev. Woodard to reserve a place on the vans.

Ozarks Will Host Choral Festival
   The University Chorus will host the West Central Region High School Choral Festival on Tuesday, March 9, in the Walton Fine Arts Center. High School Choirs will be on campus to perform for a panel of adjudicators. If anyone would like to listen to the choral performances, there will be seating available in the Seay Theatre.

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