David Takeo Takeuchi, a director candidate for the Health Equity
Initiative, will give a presentation from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. Monday
in room 460 of the Administration building. Takeuchi is professor
of sociology and social work at University of Washington.
Felix Kury and the students in his Latino Health Care Perspectives
class invite the campus community to a fundraiser for the Martin-Baro
Clinic in the Mission District from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Monday in
Jack Adams Hall of the Cesar Chavez Center. The event features
live entertainment by the Afro-Cuban Ensemble of SFSU, directed
by John Calloway, and will include food, beverages and a prize
Admission is $7 for SFSU students, $10 for general public and
$20 for physicians. For details, contact Kury at ext. 8-7584.
Cleve Jones talk
Alumnus Cleve Jones, creator of the AIDS Quilt and founder of the
Names Project, will speak from 2:10 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in room
101 of the Science building. In addition, SFSU's panel of the AIDS
Quilt will be displayed in the Chavez Student Center through Wednesday.
The event is sponsored by the Biology Department and AIDS Coordinating
The SFSU Bookstore invites faculty and staff to its annual reception
from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. During the reception the Bookstore
will offer a 20-percent discount on most items in the store as
well as complimentary food and drink.
For details, call ext. 8-2665.
Schifrin on humor
Author, essayist and columnist Daniel Schifrin will speak on "Yiddish,
Humor and the Literary Impulse" at 4 p.m. Thursday in room
512 of the Humanities building.
The event is part of the Jewish Studies Program's Academica Judaica
lecture series and is cosponsored by the Creative Writing Department.
For details, call ext. 8-6075.
Film screening fiesta
The Raza Faculty and Staff Association invites the campus community
to an end of the semester party from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday
in the Blakeslee Room of Thornton Hall. The event includes dinner,
conversation and a film screening.
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'Eyes of a Child'
Cinema student Delphine Suter's award-winning film "Eyes of
a Child" will screen at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Coppola Theatre
of the Fine Arts building.
The University Budget Committee will meet from 10 a.m. to 11:30
a.m. Friday, Dec. 16, in the NEC Room of the Administration building.
The campus community is welcome.
SFSU tops for international students
SFSU has more international students than any other master's degree-granting
institution in the United States, according to 2004-05 figures released
last month by the Institute of International Education.
This marks the first time that SFSU has been ranked No. 1 for international
students. The University was No. 2 in each of the previous five years.
Town hall on graduate programs
The campus community is invited to discuss the proposed Indicators and
Criteria for Graduate Program Viability and Quality from 2 to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 13, in the Nob Hill room of the Seven Hills Conference
To comment on the proposal, visit the Academic Senate Web site: www.sfsu.edu/~senate
For details, call the Academic Senate office at ext. 8-1264.
Newsmakers include Jassen Todorov, assistant professor of music, on tutoring
Richard Gere for a movie role that required violin playing; a profile
of Toni Mirosevich, associate professor of creative writing; John Burks,
chair of journalism, on the Rolling Stones and Altamont; Jerald Combs,
professor of history, on the debate over the Iraq war and troop morale;
a BusinessWeek "WebSmart 50" award for SFSU; and Steve Ujlaki,
chair of cinema, on the film "Brokeback Mountain."
Read the Newsmakers: www.sfsu.edu/~news/cmemo/fall05/dec5newsmakers.htm
Immunizations Dec. 14
A Student Health Service Immunization Clinic will be held from 10 to
11:15 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14. Flu vaccines are still available.
Employee and dependent fee-waiver applications and information for
the spring 2006 semester are available in Human Resources, room 252
of the Administration building (ADM).
Employees should submit their completed applications and fees to the
Bursar's Office, ADM 155. Dependent applications and fees should be
submitted to Human Resources, ADM 252. Students who wish to avoid paying
a late registration should complete and submit their applications before
Friday, Dec. 23.
iLearn winter workshops
Faculty, staff and graduate teaching assistants are invited to participate
in a winter workshop on teaching and learning with iLearn, an online
system for teaching, collaborating and managing coursework.
Weeklong workshops will be held Jan. 9-13 and Jan. 16-20. Participants
will develop an online component for their course. Prerequisites are
experience using the Web and sending and receiving e-mails with attachments.
R.S.V.P. by 5 p.m. Dec. 21 to Noelia Mendoza at email@example.com or ext. 8-6906.
Tour France with SFSU choir
The SFSU Chamber Singers welcome guests to travel with them on their
June 28-July 8, 2006, performing tour of France. Stops include Aix-en-Provence,
Rouen and Paris. Guests receive such benefits as group airfare rates
and reserved hotel accommodations. Side trips will also be available.
The cost for the trip is $3,080.
The group also welcomes singers who would like to perform with the
For details, contact Brie at ext. 8-1431.
Village Fitness Center incentive
The Village Fitness Center invites everyone on campus to get an early
start on New Year's health and fitness resolutions. Anyone joining
the Village Fitness Center by Dec. 16 will pay no monthly fees until
February. For details and to sign up, drop by the Village Fitness
Center or call 452-1010.