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In the Clubs


Sun., Feb. 19, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.: Men's and women's basketball teams play against Brandeis. If interested in a book club, call Celia Shneider, X'72, at 617/739-1303. For information on the young alumni club, call Julekha Dash, AB'93, at 617/625-6932.


Sat., Jan. 14, 12:45 p.m.: DuSable Museum tour. Wed., Feb. 1, 12:15 p.m.: Downtown luncheon with Professor Mary Becker, JD'80.


To help reorganize the club, call Greg Balbierz, AB'72, AM'73, at 216/621-1177 (w).

Los Angeles

For information, call Geri Yoza, AB'81, MBA'87, at 310/618-4271 (w).


Thurs., Dec. 29: Pizza party and officer elections. Mid-January: Reception for alumni new to the area.


Sat., Jan. 21: Business professor Robert Aliber speaks as part of the Alumni Association's Distinguished Faculty Series.

New York

Tues., Jan. 10: Divinity School professor Martin Marty speaks on "Who's Afraid of the Fundamentalists? A World Summary of Trends." Thurs., Jan. 19, 6:30 p.m.: Young alumni "Happy Hour" at the Metropolitan Opera. Fri., Feb. 3, 1 p.m.: Wrestling team competes at New York University. Thurs., Feb. 16, 6:30 p.m.: Young alumni "Happy Hour" event. Fri., Feb. 17, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.: Basketball against NYU.


To help reorganize the club, call Amy Goerwitz, AB'83, at 312/702-2159 (w).


Fri., Jan. 27, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.: Basketball at Carnegie Mellon University.


Wed., Dec. 14, 5:30 p.m.: Holiday reception at Daisy Flour Mill. Fri., Feb. 3, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.: Basketball against Rochester.

San Francisco

Mon., Jan. 16, 12 p.m.: Nancy H. Bechtle, president of the San Francisco Symphony, speaks at a luncheon. Thurs., Feb. 16, 7 p.m.: Reception and forum on health care and the government, led by Mark Schiller, AB'85, MD'90. Second Sunday of every month: San Francisco Book Club meeting. For information, call Sydney Rosen, PhB'46, AM'49, PhD'73, at 415/776-0504. Third Sunday of every month: East Bay Book Club meeting. For information, call Ruth Abel, AB'36, at 510/849-9308.


Sun., Jan. 22: Business professor Robert Aliber speaks at a brunch in the Alumni Association's Distinguished Faculty Series.

Washington, DC

Fourth Monday of every month: Great Books Club meeting. For information, call Bill Cregar, AB'66, at 703/455-1932.

For further information about these events and any other club activities, please contact Marilyn Melvan in the U of C Alumni Association at 312/702-2157; at 312/702-2166 (fax); or at (Internet).

1995 Study Trips

Voyage to the World of the Maya

December 30, 1994-January 8, 1995
A well-priced winter cruise to ancient sites along the coasts of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala,
and Honduras. Led by Professors David Jablonski and Susan Kidwell.

Easter Island and the Fjords of Chile

February 10-25
After a flight to explore Easter Island, we will cruise the Chilean fjords from rain forests to glaciers. Led by Professor Stephen Pruett-Jones.

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.


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.

Behind the Mask of Bali

We will study the complex religious and cultural heritage of Bali and Java.
Led by Professor Frank Reynolds.

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. Internet:

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