Volume 2 Issue # 12  
Monday, March 6, 2000

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Campus News


    Enter the first annual "Ozarks Orations" speech contest! The fun begins on Thursday, March 30, at 11a.m., in the Baldor Auditorium, Boreham Business Building.
    There will be two divisions: men and women. The men’s division winner will receive the McKennon Memorial Medal, and the women’s division will receive the P.L. McAnear Medal at the University’s Awards Day in April.
    The deadline to enter is March 10. For more information on the official rules, please contact Bruce Brown at ext. 1336 or Dr. Greta Marlow at ext. 1204.


    Get ready for a rockin’ good time! On Monday, March 6th, Buck will be invading the U of O campus.
    The entertainment will begin at 7 p.m. in the Mabee Gym. This Christian rock group will blast you away with its talent. Don't miss the good time. Come out, listen and rejoice with Buck.

   On Monday, March 6th, Dr. Helen Benes will be giving a seminar in the Smith-Broyles Science Building, Room 129, at 1 p.m.
    Dr. Benes is from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at University of Arkansas Medical Services (UAMS). Her seminar, “Debugging The Bugs: Transgenic Mosquitoes & Fruit Flies,” will also include discussion on the opportunities for undergraduate summer research and graduate school at UAMS.
    The seminar should last until 2 p.m. Convocation credits will be available. For more information, please contact the Math and Sciences Division at ext. 1361.

   Throughout March, the Stephens Gallery is featuring the traveling exhibit from the Arkansas Art Center’s permanent collection.
    The collection includes 20 works of famous European artists, including Albrecht Dürer and William Blake. It highlights five centuries of printmaking. This exhibition offers a variety of works created in different printing processes. It shows how prints allow artists to disseminate their ideas through multiple images.
    The Stephens Gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The exhibit is open to the public, and there is no charge for admission.

   The first “Job Fair of the Millennium” will be held on Wednesday, March 8, in the Seay Student Center. Recruiters will be on hand to discuss summer jobs, internships, full-time jobs, graduate school, and careers in the armed forces.
    Students are strongly encouraged to bring resumes and dress “business casual” for the occasion. The Fair will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Contact Kimberly Spicer at ext. 1320 for more information.

   Grab some popcorn and a chair because it is showtime. In Boreham, Room 124, at 7:00 p.m., select history films will be available to students. Dates and shows are: Wednesday, March 8th, “The Molly Maguires;” Wednesday, April 12th, “All Quiet on the Western Front;” and Wednesday, April 26th, “Gandhi.”
    If interested, just stop by. If you need more information, e-mail jwalden@ozarks.edu.

   The intramural championship volleyball match took place on Wednesday, February 23, in the Mabee Gym.
    Although the faculty volleyball team put up a great effort, the student team of Cesar Cervantes, Otto Mejia, Rachel Davies, Jennifer Jungman, Maria Pineda, Gabriela Tovar, Jason Ghio, and Bo Funderburk came out the champs.
    The intramural ping pong tournament took place on Friday, February 25, in the Student Center. The champion for the tournament was Tomoaki Sugimoto and finishing in second place was Nick Courtney.
    If you are interested in participating in intramurals, there are plenty of opportunities left. On Saturday, March 11 in the Student Center, there will be Trivial Pursuit Tournament. If you have any questions, contact Bo Funderbuck.

    The Eighth Annual Health Fair will be held on Thursday, March 16. The Fair will be in the lower level of the Seay Student Center. It will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Some of the booths featured include: Kathy Raines’ Relaxation Station, Arklahoma Healing Arts and Bodiford Eye Clinic. This Fair is your chance to get a free massage, eye screening, aromatherapy, and numerous other types of treatment and information. For questions, contact the U of O Health Office at 1201.

    On Monday, March 13, at 7 p.m., in Rowntree Recital Hall, Wendi Fox will be giving her standup comedy act.
    Drawing from personal experience, Ms. Fox will comically share her thoughts, experiences, and personal opinions on how alcohol abuse has become a national catastrophe. She has been traveling for eight years across the country. Her comedy has been featured in colleges, clubs, newspapers, radio and TV appearances.
    Stop by and catch the connection between low self-esteem and alcohol abuse. Be a part of solving the problem and helping spread awareness.

    On Tuesday, March 7th, James Burke will be speaking in the Seay Theatre at 7:30 p.m.
 Mr. Burke is recognized worldwide for his award-winning television series, Connections, which aired on PBS.
    Mr. Burke is a science historian, author and television host/writer/producer. In our increasingly complex world, Mr. Burke is equipped to explain the shifting technological and social landscape that occurs constantly.
    Admission is $10 to the public and free to U of O students, faculty and staff..

    Registrar Becky Haynes has resigned from her position for health reasons. She was the mainstay of the Registrar's Office for several years, and will be missed. Her service to the campus and students is greatly appreciated.
    Wilma Harris has been appointed acting Registrar while the search for a new Registrar is conducted. Please stop by the Registrar's Office and wish Wilma well in her new duties.

"For The University Family"
    Because you have shared in their lives by your friendship and love, please join our family on the joyous occasion of celebrating the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Fritz and Juanita Ehren at a reception in their honor on Sunday, the second of April, Two Thousand from two to four o'clock in the afternoon First Presbyterian Church 212 College Avenue Clarksville, Arkansas Your friendship is a treasured gift they respectfully request no other The Family of The Honorees

    The only date that CLEP tests will be given this semester is on Wednesday, March 29. Students who need to take the CLEP test must have approval from the chair of the division in which that test is placed.
    Please contact Kimberly Spicer for more information.

   Athletic Director Jack Jones would like to thank the U of O family for its help, support and patience as the university hosted the Class AAA State Basketball Tournament last week. An estimated 40,000 people attended the five-day tournament in Mabee Gym, and the university would not have been able to host such a showcase event without the help of students,
faculty and staff.

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