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Your faculty and staff news since 1965
Current Issue: June 23, 2003
Volume 38, Number 22

In brief

Host families sought for visiting Russian children

Claire Nilsson, clinical social worker at the Children's Psychiatric Center and secretary treasurer of the non-profit goup Belarusian Children of Chernobyl, is seeking host families for Russian children who will be in Albuquerque July 8 through Aug. 16.

The group has organized local, six-week respites for children from Belarus since 1999.

“We are bringing 12 children this year. We look for host families in the Albuquerque area. This year we are still looking for homes for five children. Four are girls, ages 8-12, and one is a boy, age 11," said Nilsson who with her husband Jeff also have a role as host parents for two brothers.

For information on host responsibilities, insurance and expenses visit www.kcproductions.info or call the Nilssons at 898-9211.

SUB tours offered from student perspective

The University Communications/Marketing Department will sponsor student-led tours of the reconstructed New Mexico Student Union Building (SUB) July 16, 30 and Aug. 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Get a look at all the nooks and crannies and find out the real skinny on the SUB from a student's perspective.

Call Eleanor Sanchez at 277-1813 to reserve your space.