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Anthropology Presentation
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Liberty Dearly Bought
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"Give Time For Others"
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Zippy Trick or Treat
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Zippy Try-outs Oct. 27
9:00 am
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The Athletics marketing department at The University of Akron will be holding try-outs to be Zippy for the Spring semester Monday, October 27, at 9:00 a.m. Interested students should contact the Athletics Marketing Office in James A. Rhodes Arena immediately to try out.

Contact Information:
Trish Burgan
tburgan@uakron.edu
330-792-2639


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Vision 33 Hit the Streets Oct. 27 - Oct. 31
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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The College of Business Administration's Integrated Marketing Communications class, Vision 33, and Citibank Credit ED are teaming up to increase awareness about credit education on campus this week.

Vision 33 will be available:
Monday, October 27, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Folk Hall
Tuesday, October 28, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Bierce Library
Wednesday, October 29, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the College of Business Administration
Thursday, October 30, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the Student Union

Students are encouraged to stop by these locations to learn the importance of using credit wisely.

The Vision 33 Street Team will also be distributing free t-shirts and carabineers, along with informational brochures provided by Citibank Credit-Ed.

For more information regarding credit education, please contact Jennifer Pearson, Vision 33 Public Relations Coordinator, at (330) 904-4263 or Cathy L. Martin, Marketing Instructor, at (330) 972-8304, or visit http://www.Students.UseCreditWisely.com.
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The Parents Circle Oct. 27
12:00 pm
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Hillel and the Cleveland Israel Advocacy Fund will be present "The Parents Circle" on Monday, October 27, at 12:00 p.m. in the Student Union, Ballroom E.

Students are encouraged to come out and hear the stories of Israeli and Palestinian parents who have lost loved ones in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and to learn how they are now working together to advocate negotiation and reconciliation and to bring peace to the Middle East. Monday's featured speaker will be Ghazi Brigit, who lost his brother in the Israeli Palestinian conflict.

For more information, please contact Mark at (330) 678-0397 or Alex at (216) 849-8198.


Location: Student Union Ballroom E

Sponsored by: Hillel
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"Improve Your Memory 300%!" Oct. 27
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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The Counseling, Testing and Career Center will be offering a workshop to help students improve their memory Monday, October 27, from 6:00-7:45 p.m. in Schrank Hall North, Room 152. This workshop will help students learn and practice techniques to greatly improve memory capacity and earn higher grades. Free and open to all students.

Other workshops may be viewed online at http://www.uakron.edu/counseling.


Location: Schrank Hall North 152
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Housing Legal Clinic Oct. 28
12:05 pm - 1:00 pm
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The Akron Public Interest Housing Society will be hosting Joann Sahl Tuesday, October 28, from 12:05-1:00 p.m. in West Hall, Room 214.

The topic of this session will be the Akron Legal Aid Housing Clinic and it will be especially informative for anyone interested in human services or law.

Sponsored by the Akron Public Interest Law Society.


Location: West Hall 214

Contact Information:
Monica Thielmann
mrt7@uakron.edu
419-357-2451


Sponsored by: Akron Public Interest Law Society
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SDA Meeting Oct. 28
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Student Dietetic Association welcomes Jennifer Knapp, R.D., Akron General Wellness Center to their next meeting Tuesday, October 28, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in Schrank Hall South, Room 209. The topic of discussion for this meeting will be Weight Management Protocol. Free pizza will be available.

Location: Shrank Hall South 209

Sponsored by: Student Dietetic Association
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ZIPS Athletics Oct. 28
7:30 pm
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Tuesday, October 28, at 7:30 p.m.
Men's Soccer will take on Cleveland State in their last home game of the season on Lee Jackson field.

Friday, October 31, at 7:00 p.m.
Volleyball Halloween Bash
The women will take on Kent State in Rhodes Arena. There will be a costume contest during half-time of the game with many great prizes to be awarded, so students are encouraged to dress up and show their support.

Friday, October 31, at 7:30 p.m.
Women's Soccer will take on St. Francis, PA on Lee Jackson Field.

Saturday, November 1, at 11:00 a.m.
Mid-American Conference Cross Country Invitational at Mayfair Country Club.

Sunday, November 2, at 1:00 p.m.
Women's Soccer will take on Youngstown State on Lee Jackson field.


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Music Appreciation Oct. 29
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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The Student Union will be showcasing students involved in The University of Akron music program Wednesday, October 29, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in Dining Room A. Highlighted this week is the woodwind and string instruments.

Location: Student Union Dining Room A

Contact Information:
Lorri March
lorri@uakron.edu
330-972-7866
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College of Nursing Halloween Bake Sale Oct. 29
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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The College of Nursing will hold a Halloween Bake Sale on Wednesday, October 29, from 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on the third floor of Mary Gladwin Hall. An assortment of goodies will be available. The Halloween Bake Sale will support senior nursing students raising money for graduation. Senior nursing students will also be available to answer questions for anyone considering a nursing major.

Location: Mary Gladwin Hall 3rd floor (near bridge)

Contact Information:
Antonella Slone
aslone@uakron.edu
330-671-5318
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Movie of the Week Oct. 29 - Nov. 2
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Student Union Movie Theatre will be showing "Terminator II" beginning Wednesday, October 29, through Sunday, November 2. All shows start at 8:00 p.m. Admission is $3 for students and $4 for faculty, staff and the general public Free popcorn will be available on Wednesdays and free Papa John's pizza on Thursdays with paid admission.

Location: Student Union Theatre

Contact Information:
Christopher Tankersley
ctanker@uakron.edu
330-972-7866


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Math Anxiety Workshop Oct. 30
10:00 am - 10:50 am
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Developmental Programs Math Faculty will offer the final math anxiety workshop, "How to Prepare Yourself for a Math Test," Thursday, October 30, at 10:00 a.m. and will be repeated at 2:00 p.m. in Zook Hall, Room 201. This workshop is open to all interested students.

For more information, please contact Rae Leonard in Carroll Hall, Room 200, at (330) 972-5480.


Location: Zook Hall 201
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Psychic Fair Oct. 30
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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The University Program Board invites all students, faculty and staff to a Psychic Fair to be held on Thursday, October 30, from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. in the Student Union, Ballroom A. Free readings, handwriting analyses, popcorn and cotton candy will be available for Halloween.

For more information, please contact Kristina Lupinetti or Carrolyn Kollar at (330) 972-7410.


Location: Student Union Ballroom A

Contact Information:
Carrolyn Kollar
cak6@uakron.edu
330-289-3720


Sponsored by: University Program Board
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AAFCS Halloween Bake Sale Oct. 30
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences is having a Halloween bake sale on Thursday, October 30, from 10:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m in Schrank Hall South. Students are encouraged to bring their sweet tooth or to stop by and pick up a treat for a friend.

Information about upcoming speakers and future events is posted on the AAFCS bulletin board outside Schrank Hall South, Room 209.


Location: Schrank Hall South

Sponsored by: The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
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Anthropology Presentation Oct. 30
12:00 pm
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The S. Idell Pyle Professor of Anthropololgy will host a presentation by Cynthia M. Beall, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, Friday, October 31, at 12:00 p.m. in Kolbe Hall, Room 51. Dr. Beall will be presenting on the topic “Adaptation to high altitude: Tibetan and Andean contrasts.” This presentation is free and open to the public. Students are encouraged to attend.

For more information contact the Department of Classical Studies, Anthropology & Archaeology at (330) 972-2353 or (330) 972-7875.


Location: Kolbe Hall 51
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Fall Harvest Oct. 30
6:00 pm
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The Hospitality Club will host a five-course meal with the theme "Fall Harvest" on Thursday, October 30, at 6:00 p.m. in the Crystal Room Restaurant at Gallucci Hall.

The event will begin with hors d'oeuvres of grilled apple and pumpkin skewers with caramel glaze and bruschetta with goat cheese, pesto and pine nuts. Dinner will include roasted corn and sweet potato chowder; a mesclun salad with walnuts, pears, Gorgonzola cheese and apple cider vinaigrette; ginger plum sorbet; beef tenderloin en croute (with a cranberry/orange compote); pan-seared sea scallops with white wine cream sauce; wild rice pilaf and roasted fall vegetables. Bourbon pecan creme brule will be served for dessert.

Coffee and tea will be available at no extra charge. There will be a cash bar for wine, beer and soda.

The cost for this event is $30 per person. All proceeds will benefit the Hospitality Club. Reservations are required. Please call (330) 972-6615 by 5:00 p.m. Monday, October 27, to make reservations.


Location: Crystal Room

Contact Information:
Jamal Feerasta
jamal@uakron.edu
330-972-6601
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Halloween Hoops Oct. 30
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The NEW "Halloween Hoops" will be held Thursday, October 30, at James A. Rhodes Arena. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. with activities and chances to win prizes from Adidas, Pepsi, Aeropostale and other Team Akron Corporate Patrons. Students are encouraged to come out and party with Zips Basketball this Halloween.

Student groups will also have the chance to pick their lower level seats in Rhodes Arena for the 2003-04 men's and women's home basketball games.

A full schedule of activities is listed below:

7:00 p.m.
• Free Aeropostale shirts for the first 200 students through the doors
• Zips Zoo Spirit Group signup / seat selection for UA students
• Doors open for games, prizes, giveaways, food from Papa John’s Pizza, Charles Chips and Pepsi plus live entertainment with a DJ

7:30 p.m.
Interactive basketball activities matching UA students with UA players, including:
• Three point shootout
• Slam dunk contest on 8-foot goals
• H-O-R-S-E matching UA students vs. the UA players and coaches

8:00 p.m.
Zips Men's and Women's Basketball co-ed scrimmage

8:45 p.m.
Student Costume Contest, judged by UA players, with grand prizes for Best Guy's Costume and Best Lady's Costume. The grand prize will be a free round trip ticket anywhere in the continental United States from AirTran Airways and the Akron/Canton Airport.


Location: James A. Rhodes Arena

Contact Information:
Trisha Burgan, Office of Athletics External Relations
tburgan@uakron.edu
330-972-7468
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Liberty Dearly Bought Oct. 30
Time: n/a
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Dr. Thavolia Glymph, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of African and African-American Studies and History at Duke University, will deliver the 2003 George W. Knepper Lecture on Thursday, October 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Martin University Center. An acclaimed historian of the Civil War, Glymph will present "Liberty Dearly Bought: The Making of Civil War Memory in Afro-American Communities in the South." The presentation and the reception that follows are free and open to the public.

Location: Martin University Center

Contact Information:
Dr. Abel A. Bartley
abel@uakron.edu
330-972-4909
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UA Symphony Orchestra Oct. 30
8:00 pm
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The University of Akron Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Michael Haber, welcomes soloist William Hoyt, Professor of Music and french hornist, for their second concert of the fall semester Thursday, October 30, at 8:00 p.m. in Guzzetta Recital Hall. The program will include music by Copland, Delius, Haydn, Stravinsky and Schubert. This concert is free and open to the public.

Location: Guzzetta Recital Hall

Contact Information:
Michael Haber
mphaber@uakron.edu
330-972-7104
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"Give Time For Others"
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The Salvation Army of Summit County and the Student Employment Office invite all students, faculty and staff to join them for the “Give Time For Others” campaign Friday, November 14, through Wednesday, December 24.

The "Give Time For Others" campaign promotes community involvement in helping the less fortunate in Summit County. Individual volunteers, groups, sororities, fraternities, residence halls, clubs, musical groups, churches and organizations are encouraged to participate in this event for community service hours by volunteering to ring the bell at one of many kettle sites at various locations across the county.

The sponsors would like to make Friday, December 5, The University of Akron Day for volunteering. Individuals and student groups that are unable to make it for this date may volunteer for other days.

For more information or to sign up, please contact Jeanette Brown at (330) 434-7305 or Student Employment.
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Zippy Trick or Treat Oct. 31
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Zippy will be at the Student Union on Halloween from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. passing out treats from the Student Union and Zee's and playing a few tricks! All students are encouraged to stop by and join in the festivities.

Location: Student Union

Contact Information:
Lorri March
lorri@uakron.edu
330-972-7866
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"Cats" at E.J. for Halloween Oct. 31 - Nov. 2
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The University of Akron’s E.J. Thomas Hall brings the fantastic Broadway musical "Cats" to Akron as part of the Broadway in Akron 2003-2004 Series Friday, October 31, through Saturday, November 2.

Performance dates and times are as follows:
Friday, October 31, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 1, 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, November, 2, 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 2, 7:00 p.m.

Tickets for “Cats” are available through the E.J. Thomas Hall Ticket Office at (330) 972-7570. Tickets can also be purchased at all Ticketmaster Centers, via Charge-By-Phone at (330) 945-9400 in Akron and (216) 241-5555 in Cleveland or online at http://www.ticketmaster.com. Ticket prices range from $32.50-52.50.


Location: E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall

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Students of Today--Leaders of Tomorrow Nov. 1
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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The University of Akron is proud to announce this fall's leadership conference opportunity, Students of Today - Leaders of Tomorrow, The University of Akron's Premiere Leadership Conference. The Conference will be held on Saturday, November 1, from 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in the Polymer Science Engineering Building Atrium. Each campus organization is encoured to nominate two representatives --one as President and one as an emerging leader. Lunch will be provided for all participants.

Applications are available at the Office of Student Development and are due Monday, October 27, by 4:00 p.m.



Location: Polymer Science Building

Contact Information:
Caroline Gross
studentdevsa1@uakron.edu
330-972-7157
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Phi Gamma Delta Benefit Nov. 1
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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A Spaghetti Benefit Dinner, sponsored by Phi Gamma Delta and friends and family of Jason Pirock, will be held Saturday, November 1, from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at the New Waterford Eagles, 3614 Creek Rd., New Waterford, Ohio 44445. Jason is a student at The University of Akron involved in Phi Gamma Delta, University Program Board, Greek Programming Committee, Associated Student Government and Student Ambassadors.

The benefit dinner is being held in order to help cover Jason's excessive medical expenses at The Cleveland Clinic, which were accrued while recovering from lymphoma cancer.

Tickets are a $7 donation per person and can be purchased at the Student Union Information Center or at the Phi Gamma Delta House located at 261 Spicer St.

For more information, please contact Lorri March, Phi Gamma Delta Advisor at (330) 972-5517 or members of Phi Gamma Delta at (330) 535-8115.
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Mighty Wurlitzer Concert Nov. 1
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One of the highlights of visiting the Akron Civic Theatre (managed by The University of Akron) is hearing the stirring sound of the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ. Be there on Saturday, November 1 at 8:00 p.m. when Rob Richards--the featured organist for Walt Disney Company at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre--and special guest Ralph Wolf fill the Civic with the magnificent sounds of the historic Mighty Wurlitzer.

Tickets are now on sale for $9 and $11. Tickets are available through the E.J. Thomas Hall Ticket Office at (330) 972-7570 or the Akron Civic Theatre Box Office at (330) 253-2488. Tickets can also be purchased at all Ticketmaster Centers, via Charge-By-Phone at (330) 945-9400 in Akron and (216) 241-5555 in Cleveland or online at http://www.ticketmaster.com.


Location: Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St.

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How to Get Your Information In Zipmail
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The University of Akron's Zipmail is a compilation of University announcements for University students, sent each Friday unless circumstances require otherwise. The deadline for submissions to be considered by the University is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Zipmail is a University of Akron communication vehicle established for the benefit of The University of Akron to communicate with its students. Items will be accepted for publication only when the University is directly involved in the activity through participation, sponsorship, or partnership with one of its recognized organizations, colleges or departments. The University reserves the right to edit or to refuse to run any submission for any reason. Zipmail is not, nor is it intended to be, a public forum or a limited public forum. Questions about the implementation of this policy may be directed to zipmail@uakron.edu.

Items to be considered for inclusion in Zipmail should be sent through the Zipmail Event Submission Form. Due to the volume of submissions received, items will not run more than one time.

Questions about specific announcements should be made to the contact person/department/organization listed in the announcement.Your event will automatically be forwarded to the University's online calendar. The Zipmail Coordinator can be reached at x2837.
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