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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
( APRIL 28, 1997)
MEDIA TIP SHEET: SDSM& T EVENTS FOR WEEK OF APRIL 28- MAY 3, 1997
Following is a summary of activities and events taking place on the South Dakota School Mines and Technology campus during the week of April 28 - May 3, 1997:
Monday, April 28: National President of American Association of Petroleum
Geologists Seminar: “ Careers in Petroleum Industry” 4: 00 p. m., Room 222, Mineral Industries Bldg
AAPG President Bob Cowdery will discuss career opportunities in the petroleum industry. For additional information, contact Dr. James Fox, SDSM& T Geology Dept., at 394- 2461.
Tuesday, April 29: United Campus Ministry Forum: “ Will Our Culture Survive in a
Salad Bowl or a Melting Pot?”
12: 00 noon - 1: 00 p. m., Bump Lounge, Surbeck Center
Lunch available at 11: 30 a. m. For more information, contact Donna Hughes- Hargraves, United Campus Ministry, at 394- 2811.
SDSM& T’s SKILL Community Outreach Forum: “ South Dakota’s New Juvenile Penal System”
10: 45 - 11: 30 a. m., Central High School Theater
Speaker will be Mike Kusiek from South Dakota’s Boot Camp.
This weekly forum is part of the community outreach activities of Tech’s SKILL ( Scientific Knowledge for Indian Learning and Leadership) program. Sponsored by Communities in Schools, the forum’s purpose is to promote American Indian students within the community and among their peers. Door prizes given at forum are provided by Pizza Hut, Rushmore 7 Theater, and Musicland. For more information, contact Phillip Huebner, SKILL Director, at 394- 1828.
American Association of Petroleum Geologists Visiting Scientist Seminar
1: 00 p. m., Room 222, Mineral Industries Bldg: “ New Interpretations
of Laramide Structures, Bighorn Basin, Wyoming
2 - 4 p. m., Room 332, MI Bldg: “ The Use of Seismic Sections to
Interpret Geological Structures” Visiting AAPG Scientist Don Stone will present two seminars on the structural geology of the Rocky Mountain basins. For more information, contact Dr. James Fox, Geology Dept., at 394- 2461.
Wednesday, April 30: “ Friendship in the Age of AIDS”
7: 00 p. m., Surbeck Center Ballroom
Sponsored by Tech’s TONITE organization, the program describes the impact of AIDS on the lives of two college friends. The program is open to the public. For more information, contact Troy Thorson at 394- 2652.
Thurs- Fri, May 1- 2: Workshop on Northern High Plains Convective Storms
8: 00 a. m. - 4: 30 p. m., Thurs; 8: 30- 12: 00, Fri; Surbeck Bump Lounge
The workshop will focus on the forecasting of severe convective weather in the Northern High Plains. Presenters include individuals from five National Weather Service offices, several Tech faculty and graduate students, KOTA, Ellsworth Air Force Base and the Univ. of Wyoming. Workshop is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Mark Hjelmfelt, Institute of Atmospheric Sciences, at 394- 1991 or Brian Klimowski, National Weather Service, at 394- 1271.
Friday, May 2: Symphonic Band, Jazz Band & Brass Quintet Concert
Special guest: J. Ed Goodman, trumpet virtuoso
7: 30 p. m., Surbeck Center Ballroom
Directed by Ron Scheusner, the Tech Symphonic Band concert will feature special guest, J. Ed Goodman, as professional trumpet virtuoso. Goodman is the former leader of the jazz fusion band, Kinesis, and has performed with such artists as Barbara Streisand, Tony Bennett, Doc Severinsen, Sammy Davis, Jr., Tom Jones, Neil Sadaka, Diana Ross, Dean Martin and others. For more information, contact Mr. Scheusner at 394- 2433.
Fri- Sat, May 2- 3: American Cancer Society Relay for Life 1997
6: 00 p. m., Friday until 12: 00 noon Saturday, O’Harra Stadium
6: 00 p. m.: Survivors Walk - 1st lap of relay
10: 00 p. m.: Luminary Ceremony in remembrance of those who have
lost their lives to cancer and in honor of individuals who have
survived cancer. 35 teams, including six from Sturgis High School, have signed up for the 1997 Relay for Life to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. The event will feature entertainment, games, songs and other activities throughout the evening and Saturday morning. For more information, contact Kendra Larson, American Cancer Society Director, at 342- 7740 or Dayna Bodensteiner, Cancer Care Institute, at 341- 3360.
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