Announcements

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Fall Quarter Campus Forums Kick Off With
"The War Against Iraq"

The first fall quarter campus forum, "The War Against Iraq" will begin at noon on Wedesday, Sept. 25 in the CLA building, room P2-7. Saul Landau, director of Digital Media and International Outreach Programs for the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, is the guest speaker. Back from a fact-finding mission in Baghdad, Landau will share his film footage and interviews with Iraqi officials and the war-weary civilians. For more information, call (909) 869-3115.

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Muriel Young Expresses Gratitude Toward Campus Community

Muriel Young, an information technology consultant, would like to say "thank you" to the Cal Poly Pomona family for its support and comfort after the passing of her husband, Lawrence Young, on Aug. 25. Young was overwhelmed with the many cards, flowers, well wishes and hugs she received from fellow staff and faculty. "I am eternally grateful for all the acts of kindness shown to me," she said.

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Photography Exhibit at University Art Gallery

The W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery at Cal Poly Pomona will exhibit photographs by nationally recognized artists Todd Gray and Donald Bernard from Sept. 17 to Oct. 19. Noth Gray and Bernard are African-American photographers whose work deal with globalization and race, though their perspectives are vastly different. For more information, call gallery director Patrick Merrill at (909) 869-4301.

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"Promises" Begins New Film Series

The Peace With Justice Center of the Pomona Valley presents a showing of "Promises: A Peacemaking Project in the Middle East" on Saturday, Oct. 12., at 6:30 p.m. at the Cal Poly Pomona Downtown Center, 300 W. Second St. in Pomona. This Academy Award nominated documentary reveals the emotions, experiences and views of seven Palestinian and Israeli children on the conflict between their peoples. "Promises" follows the journey of filmmaker B.Z. Goldberg, an American who grew up in Jerusalem and was a journalist during the intifada (Palestinian uprising). Over the course of four years, filmmakers B.Z. and Justine Shapiro were welcomed into the daily lives of these seven children

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Open Enrollment Benefits Fair

Human Resource Services will host an Open Enrollment Benefits Fair on Thursday, Sept. 26, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Technopolis Courtyard of the CLA Building (Bldg. 98, ground floor of classroom side). Representatives from the health plans, as well as several voluntary plans, will be available to answer questions. For more information, call Norma Camacho, benefits coordinator, at (909) 869-3735, or Teri Wichert, benefits and training assistant, at (909) 869-3734.

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Water Conservation Notice

The Metropolitan Water District experienced a broken water line Tuesday night, Sept. 10. With reduced water reserves available, the campus community is asked to curtail use of potable water at Cal Poly Pomona until further notice. "Please help us conserve water as much as possible," according to a Facilities Customer Service voicemail to the campus.
For more information, call (909) 869-3030.

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"Culturally Pomona" at Downtown Center

As part of the 2002 Los Angeles Arts Open House, the Cal Poly Pomona Downtown Center is presenting "Culturally Pomona" from noon until 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5 at 300 W. Second Street, Pomona, 91766. The Downtown Center will feature an outstanding collection of monoprints in galleries, documentary films, children's activies, and a jazz band. This event is free to the public. For specific information about the Cal Poly Pomona Downtown Center's event, call (909) 469-0080.

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Latino Book Fair at Downtown Center

A Latino book fair titled "Una Noche de Lectura y Libros" ("An Evening of Reading and Books") will be presented by Cal Poly Pomona's Cesar Chavez for Higher Education at the Cal Poly Pomona Downtown center on Saturday, August 24, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Local Latino bookstores will host displays of books and Latino art available at their stores during the event. A bilingual reading circle will also be hosted where children's books will be read by Cal Poly Pomona student volunteers. For more information, please contact Corina Benevides at (909) 869-5039.

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McNair Scholars Program Summer Symposium

The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program scholars will present their research projects on July 25 in Building 9, Rooms 239, 251, 263 and 283. The symposium will run from 9 to 11:30 a.m. For more information, contact Joan Hill at (909) 869-3381.