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
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.
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
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.
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.