VOL. LII, No. 29 - April 1, 1996

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Renaming of Buildings

President Wilson has approved the renaming of two buildings. The Physical Education Building is now named the Kinesiology Building and Sierra South is now Sierra Hall.

Student Art Show Opens

A juried exhibition of over 70 works by CSUN students in all media of the visual arts will be open Apr. 3 to May 31 in the Art Dome Gallery, Music Lawn 236. Admission is free. Hours are Mon. & Sat., 12 to 4 pm; Tues. through Fri., 10 am to 4 pm; closed Memorial Day.

A reception will be held on Fri., Apr. 19, from 7 to 9 pm.

fmi - x2226

Power Shutdown to Campus Areas

The electrical power will be turned off in the following campus buildings and areas on Sat., Apr. 6, from 12 midnight to 4 am: Bookstore, Music Trailers, Computer Center, Parking Lot A (lights), Faculty Office Building, Parking Lot B (lights), Fine Arts, South Library, Music Building, Speech and Drama, Music Dome

fmi - Tom Brown x2325 or Work Control Center x2222

Sight & Sound of China

Chinese musicians will perform traditional Chinese music on Sat., Apr. 6, from 7:30 to 9 pm in the Recital Hall of the Music Building. Authentic costumes of minority ethnic groups and representative styles of many dynasties will be displayed by models as part of the program. The CSUN China Institute sponsors the program. Admission is free, but tickets are required. Seating is limited. Reservations must be made by Mar. 31.

fmi - x2660 or Angela Lew, maildrop 8327, with ticket requests

Fee Waiver Deadlines for Fall 1996

State employees interested in participating in the employee fee waiver and faculty dependent/spouse fee waiver programs for Fall 1996 should contact Carol Hallenbeck, x2173, for an application/enrollment packet. Packets will be sent automatically to continuing participants in both programs.

The application deadline for new participants and continuing participants with changes in admission status is May 1. The deadline for continuing participants is June 26. The application/enrollment forms, registration fee worksheet, and fees must be returned to Human Resource Services no later than June 26. Forms and fees received after July 3 will require a $25 late fee.

Participants in the faculty dependent/spouse fee waiver program should follow the deadlines and procedures in the schedule of classes and their fee waiver packet.

Fee waiver program hours are Mon.-Fri., 8 am-5 pm.

Leisure Studies & Recreation Career Talk

A program on "Careers in the Non-Profit Sector" will be held on Tues., Apr. 9, from 4 to 5:30 pm in the Leisure Studies Conference Room #9 of Building T. All Leisure Studies and Recreation majors are invited to attend.

fmi - (818)717-5552

Classes in Defensive Driving

Defensive Driving Classes will be held on Wed., Apr. 10, from 8:30 to 11:30 am and from 1 to 4 pm in the USU Burbank Room. All faculty, staff, and student employees who drive a state vehicle (including carts) in the course of their work must complete this class; however, the class no longer needs to be repeated every four years. Space is limited. The $16 per person fee is charged to the department. Reservations can be made (an account number is required) at x2401.

fmi - Perdeep Bhui x2401

Chemistry Series Lecture

Erick Carreira of Caltech will speak about "Catalytic and Antioselective Aldehyde Addition Reactions" on Wed., Apr. 10, at 4 pm in Science 2247. The Department of Chemistry sponsors the lecture.

fmi - x3381

Master of Public Administration Reunion Dinner

A dinner to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the MPA program, which began at the CSUN-Ventura campus, will be held on Fri., Apr. 12, at the Officers Club in Port Hueneme. Students and graduates of the College of Extended Learning's Master of Public Administration Program are invited to attend.

fmi - Warren Campbell x3477

W.P. Whitsett California History Lecture Series

Environmental historian Donald E. Worster of the University of Kansas will draw from his current research in his talk about "Landscape with Hero: John Wesley Powell and the Colorado Plateau" on Fri., Apr. 12, at 8 pm in the University Club. Sponsors are the Whitsett Endowment, the CSUN History Association, Phi Alpha Theta, and the Whitsett Committee of the Department of History. A reception at 5:30 pm and a dinner at 6:30 pm precede the lecture. The dinner costs $20 and requires reservations.

fmi - x3566

Peer Educators Wanted for DATE Project

The DATE Project (Discovering Alternatives for Today's Encounters), a date rape awareness and prevention project, is recruiting peer educators for the 1996-97 academic year. Students receive training in date rape prevention; group facilitation skills; communication skills, particularly listening skills; and, leadership skills. DATE peer educators provide presentations to CSUN classes, campus organizations, junior colleges, high schools and other groups. They may choose to earn units of credit for their participation in the project.

fmi - Carolyn Okazaki x2366 or x3990

April Schedule for Oviatt Library Computer Classes

Here is the April schedule of computer classes offered at Oviatt Library to faculty, staff and students. There is no charge and reservations are not needed. The first class starts Apr. 1.

Internet Search/ERA Search Tools & Strategies
Mon, Apr. 1, 9-11am or Tues., Apr. 16, 10 am to noon, OL113 - M. Henry

Beginning WWW Authorship (using a Windows HTML Editor)
Tues., Apr. 2, 9 am to noon and 2-4 pm* or Wed., Apr. 3, 9 am to noon and 2-4 pm,* OL113 - M. Reagan
*An additional Part II section will be offered on Tues., Apr. 8, 2-4 pm for those who do not wish to complete the workshop in one day.

Introduction to CARL
Mon., Apr. 1, 11 am to noon or Thurs., Apr. 18, 9-10 am, OL113 - M. Henry

Introduction to FirstSearch
Mon., Apr. 1, 1-2 pm or Thurs., Apr. 18, 11 am to noon, OL113 - M. Henry

Introduction to Lexis-Nexis
Mon., Apr. 1, 3-4 pm or Wed., Apr. 17, 1-2 pm, OL113 - M. Henry

Advanced Lexis-Nexis Features
Mon., Apr. 1, 4-5 pm or Wed., Apr. 17, 2-3 pm, OL113 - M. Henry

Intro to the Library's Document Delivery Electronic Resources
Mon., Apr. 1, from noon to 1 pm or Mon., Apr. 1, 2-3 pm or Thurs. 4/18, 10-11 am, OL 102D - L. Keenan

fmi - Marcia Henry x 3012

Our Deepest Sympathy

The campus community extends its condolences to Jose Luis Vargas of the Advising Resource Center/EOP on the loss of his father.