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Summer University brings alumni, friends back to school (Released: 2/25/97)

by Elizabeth Omara-Otunnu, Office of University Communications.

STORRS, Conn. -- The University of Connecticut is providing the opportunity for alumni and friends to come back to school. Fridays in June, July and August will be filled with programs designed for the adventurous and the curious. Each Summer University course runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., with lunch provided.

Most courses will be located on the Storrs campus. Participants will have time during the day to visit campus attractions such as the UConn Co-op, the William Benton Museum of Art or the State Museum of Natural History.

The courses, instructors, and fees for Summer University '97 are:

June 13 Floral Design Session I: Getting Your Fingers Wet

Louise Pastermerlo, instructor of floral design, Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture

$75

New Perspectives on Violence Against Women

Professor James O'Neil (and colleagues), School of Family Studies

$45

Medications in Health and Literature

Dean Michael Gerald (and colleagues), School of Pharmacy

$45

June 20 Domestic and International Economic Issues

Ken Parzych, '71 Ph.D., professor of economics, Eastern Connecticut State University

$45

The Language Instinct

Professor Howard Lasnik (and colleagues), Department of Linguistics

$45

June 27 Floral Design Session II: Invasion of the Green Stuff -- Working with Design Foam

Louise Pastermerlo, instructor of floral design, Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture

$75

Reading, Interpreting, and Enjoying Modern Poetry

Jonathan Hufstader, assistant professor, English Department

$45

July 11 Archaeological Field School

Nick Bellantoni, state archaeologist

Connecticut State Museum of Natural History

$60

July 18 Advancing with the Internet

Viren Gupta, systems programmer analyst, UConn Computer Center

$60

On the High Seas with Project Oceanology

Project Oceanology Staff

UConn Avery Point campus, Groton

Special time 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

$60

Individual Career Management in an Era of Chaos

Thomas Gutteridge, dean and distinguished professor, School of Business Administration

Raymond Palmer, assistant dean and director, business placement, School of Business Administration

$45

July 25 Puppetry at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry

Professor Kay Janney, Frank Ballard and colleagues

$45

August 8 Floral Design Session III: No-Wilt Wonders -- Working with Dried and Silk Flowers

Louise Pastermerlo, instructor of floral design, Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture

$75

Fraud: Bringing Light to the Dark Side of Business

Robert Haskin, associate professor, associate dean, School of Business Administration

Paul Mason, instructor and certified fraud examiner, School of Business Administration

$45

The registration deadline is May 23 and space is limited. Please call the UConn Alumni Association at (860) 486-2242, or toll-free at (888) 822-5861, for more information. Visa and MasterCard registrations may be made by calling the toll-free number.