VOL. LII, No. 8 - October 9, 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."

Nutrition Film Series

The Marilyn Magaram Center for Food Science, Nutrition & Dietetics presents the films "New Food Guide Pyramid" and "Smart Supermarket Shopping" on Tues. Oct. 10, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm and on Wed. Oct. 11, from 12:25 to 1:15 pm in the Marilyn Magaram Center, Fine Arts Building 107.

fmi - Lori Salerno x3102

Chemistry Lecture

Charles Wilkins of U.C. Riverside will speak on "Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry for Characterization of High Mass Biomolecules and Polymers" on Wed. Oct. 11, at 4 pm in Science 2247.

fmi - Hettie Sawatzke x3381.

Discount Tickets Available

The Associated Students Ticket Office, in the main lobby of the University Student Union, sells discounted tickets to Magic Mountain, Sea World, Universal Studio Tours, as well as discount movie tickets. The office is also a TicketMaster outlet. Hours are: Mon. and Wed., noon to 7:30 pm; and Tue., Thurs. and Fri., 9:30 am to 5 pm.

fmi - x2488

Associated Students Budget Meetings

Clubs and organizations that wish to receive Associated Students funding for the 1996-97 academic year must attend one of the following meetings: Wed., Oct. 11, noon to 1:30 pm; Thurs., Oct. 12, 3:30 to 5 pm; Fri., Oct. 13, 5 to 6:30 pm. All meetings will be held in Business and Education Building 101.

fmi - Roger Stepp x2477

Conference on Teachers of Second Language Students

Sabrina Peck (Elementary Education) will present a paper at the conference "With Different Eyes: A Conference for Teachers of Second Language Students Across the Disciplines," on Sat., Oct. 28, at the UCLA Faculty Center. Eve Bunting, author of "Smoky Night" and other children's and young adult books, will be the guest speaker. The conference fee is $60 (payable to UC Regents). Registration requests should be mailed to Delores Banerd, Center for Professional Development, UCLA, 1041 Moore Hall, Box 951521 L.A., CA 90095-1521.

fmi - Delores Banerd, UCLA (310) 206-3544

Student Artwork on Display

Original work by eight Art Department students are on display through late October at Granada Village Shopping Center, Chatsworth St. and Zelzah Ave., on the renovation construction fences. The ten 3'x10' art pieces were created under the coordination of Art Department Chair Joe Lewis and Professors Phillip Morrison and Mark Jurey.

fmi - Jane McIntyre x2242

Annual Study Abroad Fair

The 9th annual Study Abroad Fail will be Wed., Oct. 11, from 10 am to 3:30 pm in the USU's Court on Community. Representatives from 30 institutions will be available to discuss study opportunities around the world.

fmi - John Charles x3487

Image Overhauls for University Departments

University Counseling Services is offering all departments a two-hour training on "Customer Satisfaction - Ways to Improve Student-Staff Interaction." The presentation will help staff and faculty examine their current manner of relating to students and understand the psychology of the customer-staff interaction.

fmi - University Counseling Services x2366

Discussion on Interactive Video

Faculty will discuss interactive video and video conference Oct. 11, from noon to 1 pm in the Oviatt Library, Room 2 (garden level). "Let's Talk About Teaching: A Noontime Discussion About Interactive Video Conferencing," features Marilyn Filbeck (Family Environmental Science), an expert in distance learning, she will demonstrate and discuss widely applicable teaching strategies.

fmi - Elizabeth Berry x2857

Funds for Children with Deaf-Blindness

The Department of Education has announced funds for programs providing service for children with deaf-blindness. Applicants may address one of the following priorities: 1. Technical assistance facilitating transaction from school to independent living; 2. Early intervention improving the adjustment to mainstream life; and 3. Disseminating information on current research.

Deadline for Priority 1 and 2 applications: Oct. 25. Deadline for Priority 3 applications: Nov. 1.

fmi - Office of Research and Sponsored Projects x2901

Funds for Educational Research Available

The National Academy of Education has announced funds available for research relevant to education. Applications will be accepted from departments in the schools of education, humanities and social and behavioral sciences. Application deadline is Dec. 21.

fmi - Office of Research and Sponsored Projects x 2901

Grants for Scientific Investigation and Astronomy

Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, has announced grants up to $1,000 for graduate and undergraduate students to support scientific investigation in any field and $1,500 for astronomy. Deadlines: Nov. 1, 1995; Feb. 1, 1996; May 1, 1996.

fmi - Office of Research and Sponsored Projects x2901

Household Toxic Waste Removal

The HazMobile, a household hazardous waste collection truck, will be in the following areas during October: Westchester, Oct. 12-14; North Hollywood, Oct. 19-21: Exposition Park, Oct. 26-28.

fmi - Cyndi Signett x2477

Fellowships Offered to Postdoctoral Scholars

The UCLA Institute of American Cultures offers fellowships to postdoctoral scholars in support of research leading to the advancement of knowledge about African Americans, American Indians, Asian Americans, or Chicanos. Deadline for applications is Dec. 31.

fmi - Office of Research and Sponsored Projects x 2901

Career Information Exchange for Disables Students

The Students with Disabilities Internship Project will host a free Career Information Exchange on Thurs., Oct. 19, from 10 am to 1 pm, in the USU's Grand Salon. Disabled students can gather information about corporations, discuss career paths, learn of job vacancies, internships and volunteer opportunities, and learn about disability-related programs and services.

fmi - Terri Goldstein x3148

Student Projects Committee

The University Corporation's Student Projects Committee will hold an informational meeting on Thurs., Oct. 19, from 2 to 3:30 pm, in the USU's Balboa Room. Faculty and students are invited to ask questions about Student Project's grant program and procedures.

fmi - Liz Kioussis x2906

Map Library Extended Hours

The Geography Map Library has extended its hours to accommodate students on Tuesday and Wednesday nights>

The New hours are:

fmi - Michael Swift x345

Reception for Peggy Steiner

A reception to celebrate Peggy Steiner's (Academic Resources) recent promotion to Associate Director of the Ventura Campus will take place Wed., Oct. 11, at 4 pm, in the University Club. If you would like to contribute to a gift for Peggy, send donations to Maria Ramos in the Provost's Office, mail code 8200. All are invited, but please RSVP to the numbers below.

fmi - Maria or Le'Anna Wells, x2958 or x3735

Fire Cabinet Repair

The Asset Management Department is preparing a contract for the repair of file cabinets damaged during the earthquake. If you need a file cabinet repaired, please e-mail Janet Shannon before Oct. 26 at janet.shannon@csun.edu.

fmi - Asset Management Department x2311

Accelerated Language Program

The Office of Continuing Education offers accelerated language programs in Spanish, French, Japanese, Italian, Mandarin, and German. The 30-hour course takes place on two weekends. Classes begin now, and dates vary according to language. The program emphasizes speaking and acquired survival vocabulary and expressions, and produces immediate results. The fee is $300, but faculty and staff receive a $100 discount.

fmi - Daniele Dible x4769

DIG LA Goes Cold Tofu

Students are invited to attend a performance of the improvisational Japanese-American comedy group Cold Tofu and visit the Japanese Garden and the Japanese-American National Museum on Sat., Oct. 14. The off-campus theatrical and cultural event is sponsored by the Office of Student Development and International Programs' new program, Discover, Inquire, and Grow in Los Angeles (DIG LA). The event costs $16 for students and $20 for non-students. Space is limited. To reserve space and pay your fee, come to the Student Development Office at the entrance of the USU.

fmi - Vicki or Marta x2393

Ventura Campus Open House

President Wilson will speak at the Ventura Campus community Open House on Fri., Oct. 13, from 4 to 6 pm. The event celebrates the recent expansion of the off-campus center's facilities. The Ventura Campus is located at 2151 Alessandro Drive, off Seaward and Highway 101, in Ventura. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP to 654-4900.

fmi - Dan Wakelee 6656-3606

Library Tour for Re-Entry Adults

The Adult Re-Entry Program invites interested students to the annual "Demystifying the Library" workshop on Wed., Oct. 11, from noon to 1 pm. Students should meet in the lobby inside the library's main doors. The workshop is free.

fmi - Estella Gutierrez or Ellen Mayer 717-5552

Rechartering Make-Up Meeting

A make-up rechartering meeting for clubs and organizations will be held on Thurs., Oct. 19, from 5 to 7 pm in the USU's Santa Clarita Room. Groups that failed to attend the first rechartering meeting and are not represented at the make-up meeting will no be charted and therefore lose all privileges afforded chartered organizations.

fmi - Vicki Allen x2393

International Guitar Convention Concerts

Ten guitar concerts will take place on campus between Oct. 9-14 as part of the 1995 International Guitar Convention. The concerts will be in the USU's Performing Arts Center and are open to the public. The CSUN Symphony will perform, as well as internationally renowned classical guitarists The Assads, Carlos Barbosa-Lima, Nicola Hall and more. Tickets, available at the AS Ticket Office, are prices as follows: afternoon: $10 general, $8 students and seniors; evening: $15 general, $12 students and seniors.

fmi - Rose Mathias x2339

Our Deepest Sympathy

The campus community extends its sympathy to the family of Arthur Marion, who was a professor of educational psychology and counseling from 11958 to 1981. He died on September 24 after a long illness. Dr. Marion is survived by his wife, Marian, a former professor of elementary education here.