The Womens Resource and Action Center (WRAC) invites community members to participate in Night of a Thousand Dinners, 5-7pm, Nov. 30, at WRAC.
For the event, sponsored by the Canadian Landmine Foundation and the United Nations Association of the USA, people in more than 30 countries will share a meal to raise awareness about the global landmine crisis and to raise funds for Adopt-a-Minefield. The dinner at WRAC, catered by Mekong Restaurant, will include an opportunity to view a video and participate in a discussion facilitated by Wayne Osborn, board president of the Iowa United Nations Association.
A suggested $10 donation is requested. For more information or to make
a reservation, call WRAC at (33)5-1486.
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 the west side of campus Dec. 4 and on the east side of campus Dec. 11 to provide one-on-one guidance, information, and referral service. Sessions of up to one hour will be available 1-5pm each day.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Jane Holland
at (33)5-1371 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Womens Resource and Action Center (WRAC) invites children ages 3 to 13, along with their parents, guardians, and/or other adult care-givers and friends, to attend Scribbling and storytime, 7:30-9pm, Dec. 3.
Participants will make holiday crafts and decorations while listening
to stories for children of all ages. WRAC will provide snacks and art
supplies, but participants are also free to bring their own. The event
is free and open to the public, and no reservations are required. For
more information, call WRAC at (33)5-1486.
Academic Technologies, a division of Information Technology Services that helps faculty use technology, will present several workshops for instructors and instruction support staff Jan. 7-11, 2002.
The sessions will offer hands-on practice with a variety of tools, including WebCT, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, PowerPoint, Professors Assistant, and web video players. There also will be introductory sessions on image analysis and molecular modeling.
For more information, visit the NexTT registration web site at http://fmp.its.uiowa.edu/nextt/index.html.
Staff Council will provide funding for nine partial scholarships in each of two UI Wellness programs: the Balanced ChoicesAdult Weight Management Program and the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program.
The scholarships will cover half of the program fees$192.50 for the weight management program and $180 for the stress reduction programand will be available for the winter programs beginning January 2002. Only permanent faculty and staff appointed for 50 percent time or more are eligible to apply. Applications will be accepted until 5pm, Dec. 7. Scholarships will be awarded through lottery drawing on Dec. 10.
To request a scholarship application form and guidelines, contact UI
Wellness at (35)3-2314 or email@example.com.