The University Libraries TWIST Program (Teaching with Innovative Style and Technology) is now accepting applications for spring 2002 course web sites.
The goals of the TWIST program are to encourage the use of information technology to enhance learning, to help faculty members learn how to incorporate technology into their teaching, and to facilitate the use of authoritative information resources and provide important links for faculty and students to rich library expertise and resources.
Members of Iowa GymStars, a gymnastics program for young adults offered through Recreational Services, are available to baby-sit up to 40 children ages three and older during home football games.
Under the supervision of GymStars parents and coaches, the kids will enjoy running, jumping, swinging, and tumbling at the Field House gymnastics gym. Cost is $30 for approximately 6 hours. Children may be dropped off about two hours prior to kickoff and can be picked up as late as one hour after the game ends.
For more information or to sign up, call (33)5-9295.
Would you like to speak to a social worker privately concerning some of your elder care responsibilities? Do you have questions about your older parents housing situation or health needs? Would you like to know what community resources are available to older adults?
If so, staff from Elder Services, Inc., will be on campus Oct. 23 to provide one-on-one guidance, information, and referral service. Sessions of up to one hour will be available 1-5pm on the west side of campus.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Jane Holland
at (33)5-1371 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Iowa Health Care experts will offer a free community seminar, The fight against breast cancer, 7pm, Oct. 25, at the Clarion Conference Center in Coralville.
The program, which is part of the Health For Your Lifetime series, will discuss the causes and symptoms of breast cancer, prevention, advances in treatment options, and the latest in breast cancer research. Presenters include Carol Scott-Conner, professor and head of surgery; Peter Jochimsen, professor of surgery and director of surgical oncology; and Mary Hendrix, professor and head of anatomy and cell biology and deputy director of the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Preregistration is encouraged. For more information or to register, call