Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity is hosting a scholarship pageant for a $500 scholarship and sponsorship in the Miss UM pageant, tonight at 8 p.m. KAOS, EGAMI and various vocalists will perform.
The Adobe Education Video Tour will be in the Cosford Cinema from 12 to 2 p.m. This is a great opportunity for student filmmakers, videographers, DVD authors and Web designers to see product demos of Adobe’s new video production tools. Come to the free presentation to win Adobe software, an HP digital camera or a complete HP. Register online at: www.adobe.com/education/video or call 877-303-9422.
Get your passes for the C.A.C sneak preview of Runaway Jury at 9 p.m.
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 15
The Islamic Society at UM invites everyone to attend Islam 101 at 6:30 p.m. in the UC I-Lounge. It is an Islamic Speakers’ Bureau presentation aimed at providing basic information on Islam. The purpose is to establish greater understanding among cultures through education and at the same time give a human face to the fastest growing faith in America. The presentation will be followed by an open question/answer session. Refreshments will be served. This event is supported by MSA, ISSS, COISO, Solutions, OASIS and ISA. For more information, please contact Ali Saeed at email@example.com or 305-689-9998.
The Wellness Center and Yellow Rose Society will celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Day by distributing early detection information in the breezeway.
Don’t miss Hispanic Heritage Month closing ceremonies on the UC Patio from 12 to 2 p.m.
C.A.C. presents Dysfunktional Family at 8 and 10 p.m. at Cosford Cinema.
The National Society of Collegiate Scholars induction ceremony will occur at 7:30 p.m. in the Storer Auditorium. The keynote speaker will be Jeanne Batridge.
The HSF Scholar Chapter presents Career night at 6:30 p.m. in the Lewis room at the Rat. Come out and network with professionals in your field of interest including business, investment banking, education, public relations and medicine. Food and refreshments will be provided.
THURSDAY OCTOBER 16
The Presidents’ Lecture Series presents Howell Raines, Pulitzer Prize winner and former executive editor of The New York Times. Mr. Raines will speak at 2 p.m. in the Cosford Cinema. President emeritus Henry King Stanford will provide an introduction and remarks. Doors open at 1:45 p.m. and seating is limited, so be sure to get there early.
The Wellness Center will offer a free evening meditation class at the Lowe Art Museum with instructor Lunthita Duthely. For more information, contact 284-LIFE.
C.O.S.O presents Publicity 101 at 1:30 p.m. in UC 211.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 18
The UM School of Law hosts an open house for prospective law students from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will provide students an opportunity to tour the law school complex and to attend panel discussions featuring members of the law school’s faculty, student body and administration. Check-in begins at 8:15 a.m., and the first panel is scheduled for 9 a.m. For further information or to register for the open house, visit the School of Law’s web page at www.law.miami.edu or call the Office of Admissions and Recruiting at 305-284-6746.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 19
Bacchus and GAMMA kick off National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week with the Sandra Bullock movie 28 Days at 7 p.m. in the I-lounge.