An information reception on funding for graduate school in a field leading to a public service will be held from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Toppel Career Center Library. Louis H. Blair, executive secretary of the agency that provides Truman Scholarships, will be speaking. Light refreshments will be served. For additional information on the Truman Scholarship visit the Honors Program website at

Today is the last chance to vote for the Student Government elections in the UC Breezeway.

Richter Library’s used book sale takes place today in the Provin room, just off the Breezeway, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Most books range from $0.50 to $5. The sale ends on Oct.14 at 1 p.m.

The Marine Graduate Student Organization of the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science campus of UM is hosting its annual Student Auction at 6:30 p.m. at 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway (next to the Seaquarium). Admission is $5. For more information please call 305-361-4145.

Fall Career Day: Careers in Marketing is today from 12:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. in the School of Business Storer Auditorium. All students are invited, regardless of their current major. For more information, contact Dr. Lewis of the School of Business at 305-284-4052.


The UM School of Law is holding an open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the law school. To register, or for more information, visit or call 305-284-6746.

Sebastian the Ibis tryouts are today at 6 p.m. in the Knight Sports Complex adjacent to the Hecht Athletic Center. All interested students should contact Connie Nickel at 305-284-2651 or for more information.

The School of Communication, in cooperation with PBS and Miami Dade College, honor Hispanic Heritage Month by presenting a special screening of Visiones at the Tower Theatre at 1508 SW 8th St. at 7 p.m. For more information, or to RSVP, call 305-237-7979.

United Nations Day, a cultural display of the world by the organizations of COISO, is at the Green today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The theme is “Riding Out the Storm,” and there will be food, art, and dance from all over the world.

In an effort to help the islands in the Caribbean affected by the recent string of hurricanes, COISO presents the Island Relief Cultural Showcase from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the UC Patio. The event is free of charge, and donations will be collected throughout the show.

The sisters and new members of Delta Phi Epsilon will hold a candlelight vigil for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders at 8 p.m. on the Rock.