Volume 2 Issue # 5   
Monday, October 11, 1999

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Daedalian Trap Displayed
   The Statehouse Convention Center is hosting the "Arkansas Exhibition." This display features 155 pieces of murals, sculptures, and paintings of 97 Arkansas artist.
    Mr. Blaine Caldwell has been selected among this group for his sculpture "Daedalian Trap." The sculpture is made from wrought iron and steel that has been welded, bolted, and riveted. It is to be wall mounted, inside or out, by anchor bolts and nuts or lag screws. The piece is thematic in nature. It is an abstract composition that is based somewhat on the mythological tale of Daedalus and Icarus.
    The exhibition shows a variety of creative works from many talented artist. It is showing until February of 2000. Special congratulations to Mr. Caldwell and his achievement!

Under The Big Top
   Family Weekend will be held October 15-17. The weekend holds many activities for the students and their families.
    Friday's events start with registration in Seay Student Center. That night CAB will be hosting a Talent Show at 8:00 p.m. in the Walton Center. Saturday the fun continues when the halls gather beds and compete in creativity and speed in the Parade of Beds and the Great Bed Race. After the soccer games and the President's Reception, "LUMA: Theater of Light" in the Walton Center will end the evening. Sunday, a special chapel service will be held at 10 a.m. in Raymond Munger Chapel. The weekend ends with the Eagles and Lady Eagles playing again Sunday afternoon.
    If a place to stay is needed for families, please contact one of the areas hotels as soon as possible. If there are any additional questions or comments, please call the Student Life Office at ext. 1322.

Career-Placement Activities
    The Career Fair is coming! On Wednesday, October 20, recruiters from corportations, graduate schools, and the armed forces will be on campus to talk with students about career options. The Fair will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Seay Student Center.
    There will be severeal companies who will be looking for both yearly, full-time and summer intern employees. Students are strongly encouraged to wear business attire and to bring their resume for distribution. The Caree-Placement Office will also be hosting two workshops on resume writing Wednesday, October 13, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. and Thursday, October 14, from 11:00 a.m.-noon. Students will receive a FREE guide to resume writing and will have an opportunity to complete their resume during the workshop. Convo Credit will be given! Call ext.1320 to reserve a spot.

Breast Cancer Awarness
   October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. The U of O Women are sponsoring a Breast Cancer Awarness Program on October 21st at 11:00 a.m. in the Boreham Building, Baldor Auditorum. There will be guest speakers and door prizes. A drawing for a free mamogram from the hospital will also be given. For more information contact Leanita Pelts at 979-1331.

Faculty/Staff Campaign Reaches 90%
     The Faculty/Staff Campaign, a part of the University's Campaign To Preserve the Pride,
To Keep the Promise
, has reached the 90 percent participation mark with more than $139,000 pledged. Thank you for your participation!
Faculty Vocal Recital
   Dr. David De Seguirant and Rick "R.L." Robinson will be giving a recital in Rowntree Recital Hall at the Walton Fine Arts Center on Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m.
    Robinson is the director of vocal music at Van Buren Junior and Senior High Schools. His portion of the program will feature a varity of songs written for baritone.Dr. De Seguirant is director of choral activities here at U of O. His selection for the second half of the recital is Dichterliebe (Love Poems). The selections are by Romantic composer Robert Schumann and are for a tenor. There is no charge for admission to the event. Everyone is invited to attend.

Trio Tulsa To Perform
  Ozarks will be hosting the Tulsa Trio on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m., in Rowntree Recital Hall in the Walton Fine Arts Center. The trio consists of a violinist, a pianist and a cellist, all members of the University of Tulsa's School of Music. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information contact Malea De Seguriant at 979-1366.

One-Act Play Auditions
   Have you ever wanted to try your hand at acting? Well here is your shot. The theatre directing class will be holding auditions for their one-act plays. Auditions will be held on October 21 at 6:30 p.m. in Seay Theater. The auditions will require a one-minute, memorized monologue. There will be a workshop for the auditions on the 18th of October at 6:30 p.m. in Seay Theater. This workshop will explain the audition process and what to expect.
    There is a total of 19 parts available (10 women and 9 men). The directors and their plays are Megann McManus, Laundry and Bourbon; Katari Hawthorne, Junk Yard; Jennifer Kreienheder, Impromptu; Rachel Pickett, Wanda's Visit; and Cooper Mann, Who Made Robert Deniro King of America? These people can answer any questions you might have. The actual performances of the one act palys will occur on the evening of December 6th and 8th.

Scholarships Available
   The Alumni Association will be offering several scholarships. Applications are available in the Alumni Office in the Mabee Adminstration Building. The due date is Jan. 14, 2000.
    Nu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma is offering a scholarship to a female student majoring in education, who has completed the general education requirements and has a cummulative GPA of 2.5. Applications are due Nov. 1 in the Financial Aid Office.
    Single Parent Scholarship for a resident of Johnson County who is economically disadvantaged single parent with custody of children under the age of 18, and has a high school diploma or the equivalence of one. More informatinon and applications are available in Financial Aid Office. Deadline is Nov. 1.

Can You Make A Difference?
  Yes, you can make a difference with SIFE. On Saturday, Oct. 23, SIFE will be sponsoring a Make A Difference Day for the Johnson County Helping Hands Shelter.
    The group plans on renovating the shelter and collecting donations of food and supplies. You do not need to be a SIFE member to help and lots of help is needed. For more information please contact Maria Pineda (2774) or Cesar Cervantes (2754).

Be Prepared for the Ride of Your Light
  The Walton Arts and Ideas Series is sponsoring "Luma: Theatre of Light" on Saturday, Oct. 16, in the Walton Fine Arts Center's Seay Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Luma blends various physical performace disciplines with new light technology. The three dimensional illuminate images create a diffent world with light color and motion for the audience. As always, there is no charge for faculty, staff and students.

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