The University of Chicago Magazine Feb 1995
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Wanted: Nominees

Nominations for the Alumni Association Board of Governors, under the leadership of president Linda Thoren Neal, AB'64, JD'67, are being solicited by a committee that will submit a slate of candidates to the full board at its April meeting. New members will serve for two-year terms beginning July 1, 1995.

"In reviewing the nominations," notes Jeanne Buiter, MBA'86, executive director of the Alumni Association, "the committee will take into account such factors as involvement with the University, age, race, sex, place of residence, and academic degree. Their goal is to assure a board that is as fully representative of our alumni population as is possible."

The Board of Governors sets policy for the Alumni Association and advises the University on matters of interest to its alumni. If you would like to nominate someone to the board, please include a one- or two-paragraph description of the nominee, summarizing his or her past service to the University. All nominations should be sent to Jeanne Buiter at the U of C Alumni Association, 5757 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637 (E-mail: dwedjbb@uchimvs1. The deadline for nominations is March 15.

1995 Study Trips

Splendors of Australia and New Zealand
March 5-26
Our ship will visit the eastern coast of Australia and Tasmania before sailing to New Zealand. Led by Professor David Raup.

Historic Cities of the Sea
May 18-30
A voyage along the shores of the Western Mediterranean to cities in Italy, Sicily, Malta, Tunisia, Spain, and France that influenced the growth of Western civilization. Led by Professor Constantin Fasolt.

Changing Tides of History
July 12-25
Our trip to the Baltic Sea countries will explore economic and cultural change in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland. Led by Professor D. Gale Johnson.

July 19-31
This well-priced trip explores Alaska by land and sea. University of Chicago faculty to be announced.

Stratford, Ontario: Shakespeare Festival
August 17-20
Four days with five plays from Shakespeare to Shaffer. Led by Professor David Bevington.

Behind the Mask of Bali
September 8-20
We will study the complex religious and cultural heritage of Bali and Java. Led by Professor Frank Reynolds.

September 11-19
Our alumni campus abroad in the Bernese Oberland will focus on the research of Professor Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, author of Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience.

The Journey of Odysseus
September 11-27
Beginning at the site of Troy, our cruise will retrace the voyage of Odysseus through the ancient Mediterranean. Led by Professor Herman Sinaiko.

For further information or to be added to our travel/study mailing list, contact Alumni Travel, University of Chicago Alumni Association,
5757 Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637. 312/702-2160.

In the Clubs

Sun., Mar. 19, 8 p.m.: Motet Choir concert at St. Austin's Catholic Church.

Sat., Mar. 11, 10 a.m.: Ukrainian Village tour. Sun., Mar. 26, 1:30 p.m.: Reading by Larry Heinemann, author of Cooler by the Lake. Sat., Apr. 1, 5:45 p.m.: Motet Choir homecoming concert with composer Rami Levin, PhD'91. Thurs., Apr. 6: Evening with Jess McDonald, AM'73, head of the Illinois Department of Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities.

Sat., Mar. 18, 8 p.m.: Motet Choir concert at St. Michael's and All Angels Church.

Sun., Apr. 2: Distinguished Faculty Series featuring education professor Anthony Bryk.

Wed., Mar. 22, 8:30 p.m.: Motet Choir concert at Christ the King Lutheran Church.

Los Angeles
Sun., Feb. 26: Astronomy professor Michael Turner speaks as part of the Distinguished Faculty Series. Sat., Mar. 4: Japanese American National Museum tour, followed by buffet lunch and talk by William Hohri, AB'49. Sun., Apr. 2: Southwest Museum's Apache Exhibit tour, followed by dinner at El Arco Iris.

The new club's president is Francisco Gil Diaz, PhD'82. For information, call Michael Faigen, MBA'92, at 011-52-5282-7533 (w).

New Orleans
Thur., Mar. 23, 7:30 p.m.: Motet Choir at St. Matthews United Church of Christ.

New York
Thurs., Mar. 23, 6:30 p.m.: Young alumni Happy Hour at Olde Galway. Thurs., Apr. 20, 6:30 p.m.: Young alumni Happy Hour at Tenth Street Lounge.

Northern New Jersey
Sun., Mar. 19: Distinguished Faculty Series featuring English professor David Bevington.

Sat., Mar. 25: Distinguished Faculty Series with Jeanne Altmann, PhD'79, professor in the College and Ecology & Evolution.

Sun., Mar. 19: The Distinguished Faculty Series presents Wendy Doniger, professor in the history of religions. Wed., Apr. 12 (tentative): Provost Geoffrey Stone, JD'71, speaks at an evening reception.

San Francisco
Sat., Mar. 4-Sun., Mar. 5: GSB Club ski weekend at Lake Tahoe. Sat., Mar. 18: Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, AB'60, PhD'65, speaks as part of the Distinguished Faculty Series.

Sat., Mar. 18: The Distinguished Faculty Series presents Wendy Doniger, professor of the history of religions.

Washington, DC
Mar. 4, 5, and 11: Tours of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Sat., Mar. 18: Ionesco's Rhinoceros at Studio Theatre.

For details, contact Marilyn Melvan, U of C Alumni Association, at 312/702-2157; at 312/702-2166 (fax); or at (Internet).

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