Around campus


By Josie Loza

Take control of your life

Lectures on heart health will be featured at the fifth annual Omaha Women’s Health and Wellness Conference today.

The conference will include educational health, wellness exhibits and screenings.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Olson Center for Women’s Health, UNO, Nebraska Health System and the Wellness Council of the Midlands sponsor it.

The conference will be from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Georgetowne Club, 2440 S. 141st Circle. For more information, call 559-6345.

Talk to the wall

Brigette Ryalls, an associate professor of psychology and director of the UNO developmental graduate program in psychology, will present the next lecture for the Psychology Faculty Colloquium Series today. The event will be held in Arts & Sciences Hall, Room 306, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Ryalls’ presentation is titled “‘Big’ ‘Little’ ‘Tall’ and ‘Short:’ Maternal Usage and Children’s Acquisition of Dimensional Adjectives.”

For more information, contact Marie Lee at 554-2581.

Brown baggers

The UNO Women’s Studies brown bag seminar will continue Oct. 30 with a presentation by Natalie Bennett. The event will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in Arts and Sciences Hall, Room 311. Bennett, a professor of sociology and women’s studies at UNO, will present “Primitive Victims: Third World Women, Spectacle and U.S. Feminist Practice.” For more information, call 554-3834.

Get a job!

The Career Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct.30. The fair will be held on the second and third floors of the Milo Bail Student Center. More than 100 employers will attend. Free lunch and door prizes will be provided for students.

A resume review also will be available at the Career Center, EAB 111, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 24.

Contact the Career Center for further information, 554-2333.

All the little people

Campus Recreation will host its annual Mav Kids Halloween Party Oct. 29 at UNO. The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building. This event is free and open to all ages.

The Halloween bash will consist of a haunted house, fortuneteller, games, candy and prizes. Canned food donations will be accepted at the party but are not required for admittance. A blanket and towel drive for the Nebraska Humane Society also will be held in conjunction with the party. For more information, contact Lisa Adams at 554-2859.

The walking dead

The Grim Reaper will be on campus Oct. 28 and 29. to acknowledge Alcohol Awareness week and the number of people killed daily in accidents caused by drunk drivers.

The Grim Reaper will be wandering campus randomly selecting students. If the Reaper touches your shoulder, you will be given a sticker to wear to show that you are the victim of a drunk driver.

At noon Oct. 29, Mothers Against Drunk Driving will sponsor a speaker in the Milo Bail Student Center Dodge Room. Both events are sponsored by Panhellenic, Student Health Advisory and Interfraternity councils.


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