AUW award applications sought
Associated University Women (AUW) is accepting applications for its Career Development Award.
The award may be used for tuition assistance, travel expenses for a conference or professional meeting, and/or various staff development courses that charge a fee. Faculty and staff employed at least 50-percent time at the time of application and at the time the award is used are eligible.
The application deadline is Sept. 30. To apply, download the form at www.uiowa.edu/~auw, and send it to Linda Liedtke, firstname.lastname@example.org or C124 GH. For more information, call Liedtke at (35)6-7119.
The Womens Resource and Action Center is cosponsoring the 2002 Iowa Womens Music Festival, noon-5pm, Sept. 14, at Upper City Park.
The festival, in its ninth year, will feature performers Ellis, Pamela Means, and Suzanna Mallow of Red Letter Day, as well as Olenka from Davenport and 2likeminds from Normal, Ill.
Events are free, but donations will be accepted. The festival is cosponsored by Prairie Voices Productions. For more information, visit www.prairievoices.net or e-mail email@example.com.
UI Libraries will present a seminar on electronic resources for historical research, 2:30-4pm, Sept. 20, in the Main Librarys Information Arcade classroom.
The emphasis will be on sites and navigational tools. Researchers in all fields are welcome to attend the seminar, which is presented in cooperation with the Graduate History Society and the Department of History. Librarians will discuss multimedia resources, electronic indexes, and electronic discussion groups.
To register, contact Marsha Forys, firstname.lastname@example.org or (33)5-5301.
Art in Science contest opens
The UI Central Microscopy Research Facility, in conjunction with the Iowa Microscopy Symposium, seeks entries in the second annual Iowa Art in Science Contest.
The contest recognizes the outstanding and quite visual aspect of microscope-related research. Judges will include faculty, staff, and students from various UI departments. Winnersto be announced Oct. 25 during the symposiumwill receive an enlarged, framed copy of their image along with a cash prize.
The Professional and Technical Diversity Network will sponsor its next Power Networking Event, 5:30-7:30 pm, Sept. 17, in the IMU Main Lounge.
The event, which includes a round-table discussion and
Organizations interested in setting up booths during the event are asked to contact Trish Thoms at (319) 398-5845 or TrishT@fyiowa.com.
The Womens Resource and Action Center (WRAC) is sponsoring two new seminar series that begin in September.
A personal finance seminar, 6:30-8:30pm, Sept. 19, in Meeting Room A of the Iowa City Public Library kicks off the 2002-03 Women and Money Series. Rita Rawson, a financial adviser with American Express Financial Advisors, Inc., will present. To register, call 337-4222 or e-mail email@example.com.
Incorporating reflective action into working with volunteers, 6-9pm, Sept. 25, at the IMU, is the first seminar in the 2002-03 Social Change Training Series. There is a $10 fee (a limited number of scholarships are available). To register, call (33)5-1486.