VOL. LII, No. 10 - October 23, 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.

Viva El Mariachi Performs on Campus

The mariachi band Viva El Mariachi will perform a tribute to the evolution of mariachi music on Fri., Nov. 17, at 8 pm in the USU Performing Arts Center. The show includes music from 1920 through the present. Tickets, available through the USU box office, cost $20 for general admission, $15 for faculty/staff, and $10 for students.

fmi - Arts Educational Equity Program x2024

Address Corrections for W-2s

Employee W-2 forms will now be mailed directly to your home from the state Controller's office in Sacramento. All university employees, including student employees, who have a change of address to report must complete an Employee Action Request form by Fri., Nov. 10, to receive their W-2 forms.

fmi - Stephen Montgomery x2118

Chemistry Lecture

Frank Feher (University of California, Riverside) will lecture on "Chemistry in Solution Versus Catalysis on Surfaces: How Do We Bridge the Gap?," on Wed., Oct. 25, at 4 pm in Science 2247.

fmi - x3372

Northridge Earthquake Disaster Relief

Using $3.5 million in federal funds, the Personnel Office hired and placed almost 400 workers on campus to work on earthquake recovery programs from Feb. '94, through Sept. '95. Each person was hired to work six months or until he or she grossed $12,000. These public service workers filled laborer, clerical, grounds, technical, and paraprofessional positions all over campus at no cost (in terms of salary) to the university.

fmi - Steve Montgomery x2118

Ruth Lencione Fellowship

The Ruth Lencione Fellowship is available to students who wish to work with young children and their families. The fellowship awards $5,000 over two semesters and is open to both undergraduates and graduates. Brochures and applications are available at the Family Environmental Sciences Office, Prairie Street 448. The deadline is Dec. 1.

fmi - x3051

Vegetarian Video

The video "Vegetarian: Facts & Myths and Beans" will be shown on Tues., Oct. 24, from 12:30 to 1:15 pm and on Wed., Oct. 25, from 12:15 to 1:00 pm in the Marilyn Magaram Center, Fine Arts Building, Room 107.

fmi - Lori Salerno x3102

Climate, Morale, and Campus Conflict

Phi Kappa Phi, the campus honor society, is sponsoring the intellectual exchange "Climate, Morale, and Campus Conflict" on Thurs., Nov. 2, from 3:30 to 5 pm in the University Club. Participants include Vice President Ron Kopita, CFA President Edda Spielman, CFA Representative Elizabeth Berry, and Faculty President Nancy Owens. All are welcome.

fmi - Stan Charnofsky x2548

Domestic Violence Lecture

Peggie Reyna will speak on domestic violence on Tues., Nov. 7, from 12:30 to 1:45 pm and again from 2 to 3:15 pm in Prairie Street 406. She is the program coordinator for Deaf & Disabled Services and In Power Women's Self-Defense for the Los Angeles Commission of Assaults Against Women.

fmi - Mary Beth Welch x3110

Physics Colloquium

Randolph Komm (Caltech) will speak on "Multispectral Maximum Entropy Image Reconstruction" on Wed., Oct. 25, at 3:30 pm in Music Lawn 226.

fmi - Say Peng Lim x5612

New Scholars Series

Barbara Williams Lewis (USC) will lecture on "Quiet As It's Kept: Gossip, Secrecy and Unspeakable Things in Toni Morrison's novel, The Bluest Eye" on Wed., Nov. 3, at 3 pm in the USU Grand Salon. The New Scholars Series of the School of Humanities is a program designed to bring to the campus promising doctoral students in humanities from local universities.

fmi - School of Humanities x3301

Faculty Senate Parliamentarian

The Faculty Senate is seeking a faculty member to serve as Parliamentarian at the Faculty Senate meetings. The Faculty Senate meets four times a semester on Thursday afternoons.

fmi - x3262 or anoar@huey.csun.edu

Homecoming Bonfire and Pep Rally

Associated Students will throw a Homecoming Rally on Mon., Oct. 23, at 7 pm at North Campus Stadium. KROQ disc ockey Richard Blade will M.C. the evening, which features free food, give-aways, the Yell-Like-Hell contest and more.

fmi - Michelle Einkauf x2393

Homecoming Tailgate Party

Associated Students presents a Homecoming Tailgate Party on Sat., Oct. 28, at 3 pm at North Campus (corner of Zelzah & Lindley). The band Otis Day and the Knights will play from 5 to 6:30 pm. Bring a picnic, or join in the barbecue.

fmi - Michelle Einkauf x2393

Metaphorical Thought and Its Consequences

George Lakoff (UC Berkeley) will lecture on "Metaphorical Thought and Its Consequences" on Wed., Oct. 25, at 11 am in Zelzah Court 1560.

fmi - David Ganelin x (310) 824 7904

Two General Education Workgroups to Meet

fmi - RSVP. Richard Mesaros x2049 or rmesaros@ huey.csun.edu

Evacuation Drill

An evacuation drill will be conducted on Tues., Nov. 7, at 10:40 am. The following buildings and structures will be involved in the evacuation drill: All temporary structures (domes and trailers); Business Administration & Economics; Education; Engineering (including addition); Oviatt Library; Speech Communication.

fmi - Ron Norton x2401

Jazz Combos

Gary Pratt (Music) presents his Jazz Combo Groups in concert on Tues., Oct. 24, at 8 pm in the Recital Hall. Tickets cost $6.50 general; $5 faculty/staff; $3.50 students and seniors.

fmi - Rose Mathias x3180

An Evening with Big Band Clarinetist Artie Shaw

The Music Department presents the benefit "An Evening with Artie Shaw" on Fri., Oct. 27, at 8 pm in the USU Performing Arts Center. Artie Shaw will introduce his Academy Award-winning documentary film, "Artie Shaw: Time Is All You've Got," discuss jazz and the Big Band Era, and answer audience questions. Proceeds go to the Music Scholarship Fund. Tickets, available at the AS Ticket office in the USU, cost $25 general, $20 faculty/staff, $15 students/seniors.

fmi - Rose Mathias x3180

Classical Guitar Concert

The classical guitar duo Yates and Elgart will perform on Thurs., Oct. 26, at 8 pm in the Recital Hall. Admission is free.

fmi - Rose Mathias x3180

Mathematics Lecture

Dr. B.A. Sethuraman (Mathematics) will give the first in a series of lectures on "Wiles' Proof of Fermat's Last Theorem" on Fri., Oct. 27, at 3:30 pm in Music Lawn 224.

fmi - x2701

Native-American Festival

Join DIG LA (Discover, Inquire, and Grow in Los Angeles) for a Native American Festival at the South-west Museum on Sun., Nov. 5. The event costs $9 for studentsand $14 for non-students. Make reservations at the Office of Student Development and International Programs at the entrance to the USU.

fmi - Vicki or Marta x2393

"Yellow Boat" at Performing Arts Center

The Mark Taper Forum's P.L.A.Y. (Performing for L.A. Youth) production of "The Yellow Boat" will be presented on Sat., Oct. 28, at 1 pm in the USU's Performing Arts Center. For family audiences, the play is based on the true story of a child who dies from AIDS-related complications. Admission is free, but a donation of art supplies for Youth AIDS Organization is requested.

fmi and reservations - x3943

Open House at Performing Arts Center

The USU's new 500-seat Performing Arts Center (the largest in the CSU system) is holding open house Mon. and Tues., Oct. 30 and 31, from noon to 1 pm. Visitors can go backstage and explore the center's technical capacities.

fmi - x5768

Our Deepest Sympathy

The campus community extends its sympathy to Eugene Price (emeritus professor of political science) on the death of his brother.