VOL. LII, No. 4 - September 18, 1995

The deadline for contributions to the University Information Bulletin is Thursday at noon. The bulletin will be published each Monday and as needed during the week. Submissions should be hand-carried to 9528 Etiwanda, FAXed to x4937, e-mailed to pubinfo@exec.csun.edu, or sent through campus mail to mail code 8242. Please type all items double spaced, or supply a file on disk. Direct UIB inquiries to x2130.


FYI: fmi - means "for more information."

Finding and Printing the Online UIB

To find the UIB on the World Wide Web, open your browser (such as Netscape). If it does not open at the university's Web page, go to the page. [The address is http://www.csun.edu] Click on Campus Services, go to University Relations, and click on UIB. Click on "This Week's UIB" which will bring it onto the screen, and then select "Print". If you or your department needs Web software or assistance, call the Networking or Technology Group of the Computer Center at x2787.

Oviatt Book Sale

The Friends of the Oviatt Library will hold a used book sale on Sept. 19 from 10 am to 8 pm. The sale will take place on the library portico and feature all types of books. All proceeds go to the Oviatt Library Book Fund. Checks are accepted.

fmi - Cindy Ventuleth x2635

Rosh Hashanah Observation

The Jewish religious holiday Rosh Hashanah will occur on Sun. evening, Sept. 24, through Tues., Sept. 26. Most Jewish students will be absent from class on those days and should not be penalized for their religious observance.

fmi - Rabbi Jerrold Goldstein (818) 886-5101

Weight Management and Nutrition Videos

The video "The Seven Most Popular Weight Management Myths" will be shown Tues., Sept. 19, and "Nutrition Choices for Young Adults" will be shown Wed., Sept. 20, both from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm in the Marilyn Magaram Center, Fine Arts Building, room 107. The videos are presented for free as a part of the center's continuing Brown Bag Film Series.

fmi - Lori Salerno x3102

Professors Golf Association (PGA)

Faculty and staff at all golf skill levels are invited to join the CSUN-PGA tour, which includes tournaments at several local courses each month. Tournaments are usually held on Friday afternoons, but the next outing takes place Thu., Oct. 19, at Elkins Ranch. A social hour and award ceremony follow every match.

fmi - Len Wurthman x2104.

Research Involving Humans Subjects

All faculty and students performing research which includes the use of human subjects must complete a Human Subjects Protocol Approval Form. The original form and seven copies should be submitted to the office of Research and Sponsored Projects for review by the Standing Advisory Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects. Submission deadlines of the forms and the committee meeting schedule are listed below:

Deadlines:

Meeting Dates: fmi - Scott Perez x2901

University Club Now Offers Sunday Brunch

The University Club is now serving Sunday brunch from 10 am to 2 pm. All alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents and members of the university community are welcome. The price is $16.95 for adults and $6.95 for children 12 and under. Reservations are recommended. The University Club is on Nordhoff St. near the corner of Zelzah and Nordhoff.

fmi - (818) 885-2076

Religious Studies Department Moves

The Religious Studies Department is moving back to the Faculty Office Building the week of September 25. The department office will be closed from Fri., Sept. 22, at 2 pm to Tues., Sept. 26, at noon.

Adult Re-Entry Program's Open House

The Adult Re-Entry Resource Program invites all new and continuing students to its open house/orientation on Weds., Sept. 20 and 27, from noon to 1 pm in the University Student Union Service Center Lounge. The open house is an opportunity to meet other adult students, and the program's peer mentors. Campus representatives from various student services will answer questions and respond to concerns. Coffee and refreshments will be served, but students should bring a sack lunch.

fmi - Estella Gutierrez or Ellen Mayer, x2366 or 717-5552

Time Change For Rechartering Meeting

The time for the rechartering meeting for clubs and organizations has been changed to 10:30 to 1 pm on Sat. and Sun., Sept.; 30 and Oct. 1, in the Satellite Student Union. Each group must have a student officer attend one of the two days in order to continue receiving privileges.

fmi - Vicki Allen x2393

Note to Department Offices

Department offices that would like to get information out to clubs and organizations can take advantage of the Rechartering Meeting. Each organization will receive a folder that can be filled with your important information. Provide the Office of Student Development (mail code 8261) with 250 copies by Mon., Sept. 25.

fmi - Vicki Allen x2393

University Club Goes International

The University Club is offering an international lunch buffet every Friday. The buffet will feature food of a different country every week: on Fri., Sept. 22, Indian; on Fri., Sept. 29, Italian. The cost is $7.95 and includes a beverage. Lunch hours are 11 am to 2 pm. For reservations, call x2076.

MAS Program Move

Minority Achievers in Science has moved back into the Science 2 Building, room 2139. The campus community is invited to an Open House in its new "old office" on Wed., Sept. 27, from 2 pm to 4 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

Health Presentations Available

The "Don't Cancel That Class!" presentation series offered by the Health Promotion Dept. at the Health Center is available for use by all faculty members. Trained peer educators will deliver a presentation to students on topics including AIDS/safer sex, birth control and sexuality, alcohol and other drug abuse, cold and flu care, and nutrition. Customized lectures by professional staff are also available. Presenters can function with or without the instructor's presence.

fmi - Janet Kestenbaum x3685

Business Complex Dedication Features 'Rebuild L.A.' Chair

Lodwrick M. Cook, chairman emeritus of ARCO and chairman of Rebuild Los Angeles, will give the keynote address Fri., Sept. 22, at the dedication of the new Business/Education complex at the corner of Etiwanda and Plummer. The day's events are open to the public and begin at 2 pm with guided tours of the complex. The dedication ceremony is at 3:30 pm, followed by a reception hosted by the Los Angeles Times Valley Edition.

fmi - x3621 or x2590

Breakfast Club for Student Leaders

The Breakfast Club, a new breakfast meeting program for campus club and organization leaders, will meet for the first time this semester on Thurs., Sept. 21, from 8:30 to 10:30 in the University Club (Northridge Room). The club will serve as a forum for student leaders to network with each other and to address campus issues and concerns. One member from each charter club or organization is invited to attend. The programs, sponsored by Associated Students, will occur throughout the academic year. Faculty and staff advisors may attend for a cost of $10.

fmi - x2393

Multiple Subject Credential Orientation

Multiple Subject Credential candidates who plan to begin student teaching in the Spring 1996 semester must attend one of the orientation meetings in the University Student Union Theatre. The meetings will take place Tue., Sept. 19, from 3 to 4 pm and Wed., Sept. 20, from 8:30 to 9:30 am. Information about curriculum method requirements and student teaching school assignments will be provided. Concurrent Special Education Program students are also expected to attend.

fmi - Frank x2621

Status of Women Commission Nominations

The Commission on the Status of Women invites nominations, including self-nominations, for the following positions: faculty co-chair; student co-chair; two representatives to the Women's Council of the CSU. Nominations can be made by mail, phone, e-mail or in person to: Carrie Saeternoe, mail drop 8255; x2977; e-mail csaetermoe@huey.csun.edu, or to Jeanette Mann, mail drop 8208; x2077; e-mail jmann@huey.csun.edu.

Free Flute Recital and Masterclass

The Music Department and Verne Q. Powell Flutes will host a free flute recital and masterclass on Sun., Sept. 24, from 2 pm to 6 pm in the Recital Hall. French flutist Elizabeth Monterrain will perform works by Faure, Poulenc, and Franck. Powell Flutes will also exhibit its line of instruments for students to try.

fmi - Music Program Office x3180

Reception for Estela Allen

Estela Allen is retiring after 18 years with the University Development Office. A reception in her honor will be held at the University Club on Fri., Sept. 29, from 4 pm to 6 pm.

fmi - Donald Cummings x2999

O.J. Simpson Attorneys to Speak

Robert Shapiro and Bob Lasier, two attorneys for O.J. Simpson, will discuss how computer technology has helped them in the court process. The event, previously scheduled for November, will take place on Wed., Sept. 20, from 7 to 9 pm in the Lecture Hall of the Business and Economics Building, BE 101. All faculty are invited; early arrival is recommended, as seating is limited.

fmi - Sophia McRae (213) 847-2210

Textbook Returns Imminent

Students who still need to purchase textbooks must do so before the bookstore returns books to the publishers on Nov. 1. This includes textbooks ordered for the Ventura campus.

fmi - Goldyn Newell x2913

Physics Colloquium

Juana Acrivos from San Jose State University will speak on "Dynamic Phenomena in Superconducting Inorganic/Organic Metals" on Sept. 19 at 3:30 pm in ML 226.

fmi - Say Peng Lim x2776

International Conference on Prop. 187

A day-long conference on the aftermath of the passage of Proposition 187 and related anti-immigrant measures will take place Sat., Oct. 14, in the Shoshone Room at the Satellite Student Union. The conference, "International Perspectives on Immigration: The Aftermath of Proposition 187" will analyze local and international repercussions of the California voter-approved initiative. The faculty is invited to incorporated the issues raised by the conference into their classes. Faculty and student participation in organizing the conference is welcome. Check-in for the conference is at 9:30 am; the first session begins at 10 am, and the second at 1 pm.

fmi - Student Development Office x2392 or Public Relations Office x2130

General Education Meeting

All faculty and staff are invited to attend the General Education Workgroup Meeting on Mon., Sept. 18, from 3 to 5 pm in Education 1214. The meeting will discuss governance, assessment and transfer articulation issues.

fmi - Diane Stephens x2125

Substance Abuse Program

Consider Your Alternatives (CYA), the substance abuse awareness program at the Student Health Center, is hosting a regional training conference presented by the Higher Education Center For Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention. The three-day conference, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, will be held Sept. 20-22 and is free of charge.

Workshops on Sept. 20 will address:

Sept. 21 workshops will be of special interest to students and staff committed to changing campus norms regarding the use of alcohol and other drugs. Topics of multiculturalism, illicit drug trends, and social marketing will be presented.

Workshops on Sept 22 will be of special interest to faculty and administration.Topics will include Strategies for Curriculum Infusion of AOD Prevention and Developing and Enhancing AOD Compliance and University policies

To register call (800) 676-1730.

fmi - Janet Kestenbaum x3685

USU Ticket Office Hours

The University Student Union sells event tickets on Mon. and Wed., noon to 7:30 pm, and Tues., Thurs., and Fri., 9:30 am to 5 pm.

Cybermedia Lecture

Hal Berghel from the University of Arkansas will speak on "Customizing Cybermedia" on Fri., Sept. 29, at 2pm in BE101

fmi - Peter Smith x3545

Job Fair and Workshops

The College Work-Study Job Fair and Workshops will be held in the University Student Union on Thurs., Sept. 21. Campus departments with job cards on file in the Work-Study Office that are still looking for students to fill positions may set up at a table from 2:30 to 4:30 in the San Fernando Valley Hall. Students who have already been awarded work-study from the Financial Aid Office must attend either the workshop from 2 to 3 pm for students new to the work-study program or from 3 to 3:30 pm if they are continuing in the work-study program. The workshops are being held in the new Performing Arts Center in the University Student Union.

fmi - x2085

Interview Techniques Workshop

Students with Disability Internship Project (SDIP) will present an interview techniques workshop Sept. 18 from 1 to 3 pm at the Pasadena Room.

fmi - Terri Goldstein x3148 (voice) or x3066 (T DD)

Defensive Driving Classes

Classes will take place Thu., Oct. 19, from 8:30 to 11:30 am and from 1 to 4 pm in the South Valley Room of the University Student Union. Faculty, staff, and student employees who drive a state vehicle (including carts) in the course of their work must complete this class every four years. Space is limited and a $16 fee per person will be charged to your department.

fmi and reservations - x2401

GRE Fee Waivers

The Financial Aid Office announces that GRE Fee Waivers are no longer available for the 1995-96 year. Our campus has exhausted its supply and our request for additional fee waivers has been denied. Please do not refer students to the Financial Aid Office for this service.

fmi - x2085

London Semester Presentation

A presentation for students interested in the London Semester will be offered on Wed., Sept. 20, from noon to 2 pm in Speech Communication 216.

fmi - Gale Larson x3406