What's up on campus
By CATHERINE CUSHING
© St. Petersburg Times, published February 18, 2001
University of Tampa
401 W Kennedy Blvd.
The University of Tampa will hold an Admissions Open House from 1-5 p.m. today in Plant Hall. High school seniors and transfer students can talk to faculty members and tour the campus. Financial aid staff will be available with information on how to apply for academic and need-based scholarships. Call (813) 253-6211 or (888) 646-2738 for information.
University of South Florida
140 Seventh Ave. S
Join Beverly Coyle, professor of English at Vassar College and author of three novels set in Florida, and Bill Maxwell, editorial writer and columnist for the St. Petersburg Times, for Parallel Lives: A Provocative Look at the Segregated World of 1950s Florida at 6 p.m. Monday in the Campus Activities Center. Coyle and Maxwell will give personal accounts of growing up, Coyle white and Maxwell black, during segregation. This is part of "Ethical Issues in Florida's Future," a lecture series exploring issues confronting Florida in the 21st century.
4200 54th Ave. S
Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery will create a mandala sand painting from 12:30-5 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, in Griffin Chapel.
Senior College welcomes Harry Moody, president of the Elderhostel Board of Directors in Boston, who will lead a workshop and give a dinner presentation on Tuesday. The workshop, Life Review: Becoming the Person You Were Meant to Be, will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Continuing Education Conference Center and costs $55. The dinner presentation, The Journey of the Soul, will be at 5:30 p.m. at the College Harbor Retirement Community, 4600 54th Ave. S, and costs $18. The price for both events is $69. Call 864-7600 for information and to register.
Eckerd College will host the third annual Native Visions, Native Voices, a Native American film festival, beginning Saturday and continuing through March 3. Two films will be shown on Saturday in Dendy-McNair Auditorium: Smoke Signals, winner of the Audience Award and Filmmaker's Trophy at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival, at 2 p.m.; and The Doe Boy, winner of the NHK International Award for Best Script at Sundance 2000 and scheduled to premiere at Sundance 2001, at 7 p.m. Smoke Signals cast members and director Chris Eyre are expected to attend the 2 p.m. screening.
University of South Florida
4202 E Fowler Ave.
Yehuda Bauer, chairman of the International Institute for Holocaust Research at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, will speak on Holocaust and Genocide: the Specific Threat and the Universal Dimension at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Phyllis P. Marshall Center Ballroom. Bauer is the author of several books and articles on the Holocaust and the history of modern Jews. There will be a reception and book signing before the lecture. Bauer also will speak at noon Wednesday at the Florida Marine Institute/USF Joint Auditorium, 830 First St. S, St. Petersburg. Call (813) 974-3439 for information.
Paul D. Miller, a writer, conceptual artist and musician from New York City, will present Free Flow at 7 p.m. Thursday at Martin Luther King Plaza. With his work, Miller, also known as "DJ Spooky, That Subliminal Kid," explores ways of thinking about the creative process in terms that defy media and geographical boundaries. This is part of USF's Black Emphasis Month celebration. Call (813) 974-3589 for information.
- Area universities and colleges offer educational lectures and programs open to the public. The Times lists these events in an occasional column. All events are free unless otherwise indicated. Send information at least two weeks in advance to Catherine Cushing, the Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731.
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