Computer workshop. "Word 6.0: Intermediate for Mac or Windows." 1 p.m. Computer Services Facility PC lab. Sponsored by Information Technology Services. Fee charged. Prerequisite. Registration required. Also 1 p.m. Tuesday. Call 864-0494.
Colloquium. "The Fermilab Collider: To the Top and Beyond." Philip S. Baringer, physics and astronomy. 4 p.m. 3005 Malott Hall. Sponsored by Department of Physics and Astronomy. Call 864-4626.
Business lecture. "Communication and Political Aspects of Doing Business in Singapore." Nobleza C. Asuncion-Lande, communication studies, and Carl H. Lande, political science. 7 p.m. Malott Room, Kansas Union. Sponsored by Center for East Asian Studies, Center for International Business and Kansas International. Reservations required. Call Ashley Cheung, 864-3849.
Faculty recital. Kansas Woodwinds. 7:30 p.m. Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall.
SUA movie. "La Strada." 8 p.m. Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union. Fee charged. Tickets at SUA office, Kansas Union, 864-3477. Also 10 p.m. Wednesday.
Professional Development program. "Communication." 8 a.m. 102 Carruth-O'Leary Hall. Sponsored by Department of Human Resources. Also Nov. 14. Call 864-7407.
University/SenEx meeting. 3 p.m. Regents Room, Strong Hall.
Diversity Dialogue Series. "What Are You? Issues of Multiraciality." 7 p.m. Jayhawk Room, Kansas Union. Sponsored by KU Coalition, Lawrence Alliance and the Multicultural Resource Center. Call 864-4351.
Fall concert. KU jazz combos. 7:30 p.m. Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall.
SUA movie. "Rashomon." 9:30 p.m. Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union. Fee charged. Tickets at SUA office, Kansas Union, 864-3477. Also 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Study Abroad fair. Sponsored by Office of Study Abroad. Call 864-3742. 8 a.m. Fourth floor, Wescoe Hall. 10 a.m. Thursday, main lobby, Kansas Union.
Retirees' Club. Adams Alumni Center.
- Computer group. 9 a.m. Computer room.
- Coffee at 10 a.m. in Adams Lounge.
- Music at 10:45 a.m. in music room.
University Forum. "Habitat for Humanity: History in Lawrence and Beyond." The Rev. John Gingerich, Lawrence Habitat, and Richard Beach, Lawrence. Noon. ECM Center, 1204 Oread Ave. Sponsored by ECM. For luncheon reservations (optional), call 843-4933 by 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Seminar. "Business Assets and Depreciation." 6:30 p.m. Small Business Development Center, 734 Vt. Sponsored by Small Business Development Center and Lawrence Chamber of Commerce. Fee charged. Preregistration required. Call 843-8844.
The 1995 Oswald Distinguished lecture. "Public Broadcasting: A Mandate for Lifelong Learning in a Commercial World." Delano E. Lewis, National Public Radio. 7 p.m. Kansas Union ballroom. Sponsored by School of Business. In conjunction with the Western Civilization Program's 50th anniversary celebration and KANU-FM public radio. Call 864-3795.
Lecture. "How the Media Portray Women ... Does it Affect Self-Esteem?" 7 p.m. Pine Room, Kansas Union. Sponsored by Emily Taylor Women's Resource Center. Call 864-3552.
SUA movie. "Faraway, So Close." 7:30 p.m. Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union. Fee charged. Tickets at SUA office, Kansas Union, 864-3477. Also 10 p.m. Thursday.
Lied Center Presents. Swarthout Chamber Music Series. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra. 8 p.m. Lied Center. Fee charged. Tickets at Murphy Hall box office, 864-3982; Lied Center box office, 864-ARTS; TicketMaster outlets; and SUA office, Kansas Union, 864-3477.
POW/MIA vigil. Vietnam Veteran Memorial. Also Friday. Call 864-3161. Time TBA.
Merienda brown bag luncheon series. "'Mitayo,' Myth and Meaning: Hunting and Peonage in Peruvian Amzaonia." Bartholomew C. Dean, anthropology. Noon. Alcove D, Kansas Union. Sponsored by Center of Latin American Studies. Call 864-4213.
Retirees' Club. Birthday party. "Widows, Orphans, and Other Survivors of Quantrill's Raid." Katie Armitage. 2:30 p.m. Summerfield Room, Adams Alumni Center.
University Senate meeting. 3:30 p.m. Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union.
Tubafest. "Grand Recital." 7:30 p.m. Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall.
English Alternative Theatre. "Topple The Worlds" by Ken Willard. 8 p.m. Lawrence Arts Center, Ninth and Vermont. Sponsored by Department of English. Fee charged. Also 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Call Paul Stephen Lim, 864-3642 or 841-1544.
Veterans Day. Observed for some state employees.
Worldview lecture series. "Languages and Politics in the Former Republic of Macedonia." Jane F. Hacking, Slavic languages and literatures. Noon. Malott Room, Kansas Union. Sponsored by International Studies. Call 864-4141.
IBM-compatible workshop. "WordPerfect 6.1: Advanced for Windows." 1 p.m. Computer Services Facility PC lab. Sponsored by Information Technology Services. Fee charged. Prerequisite. Registration required. Also 1 p.m. Nov. 15. Call 864-0494.
Retirees' Club. Playreaders. 1:30 p.m. Music Room, Adams Alumni Center.
School of Social Welfare Practicum and Career Fair. 1:30 p.m. Kansas Union ballroom. Call Jan Jess, 864-4720.
Basketball. Exhibition. Converse All-Stars. 7:05 p.m. Allen Fieldhouse. Fee charged. Call 864-3141.
Visiting Artists Series. Matthew Dirst, harpsichord. 7:30 p.m. St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center, 1631 Crescent Rd.
SUA concert. Henry Collins. 8 p.m. Lied Center. Fee charged. Tickets at SUA office, Kansas Union, 864-3477.
University Theatre Series. "West Side Story." 8 p.m. Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall. Fee charged. Tickets at Murphy Hall box office, 864-3982; Lied Center box office, 864-ARTS; and SUA office, Kansas Union, 864-3477. Also 8 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 16-18, 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
SUA movies. Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union. Tickets at SUA office, Kansas Union, 864-3477.
- "Dangerous Minds." 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Also 2 p.m. Sunday. Fee charged.
- "Man Bites Dog." Midnight. Fee charged. Also midnight Saturday.
Exhibitions. Spencer Museum of Art. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Monday. Call Sally Hayden,864-4710.
- "Glen Ligon: To Disembark." White Gallery. Ends Dec. 31.
- "Image and Text: Works from the Permanent Collection."
North balcony. Ends Dec. 31.
Football. KU vs. University of Nebraska--Lincoln. 1 p.m. Memorial Stadium. Fee charged. Call 864-3141.
MFA thesis show 1995-96 MFA candidates. Art and Design gallery. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Saturday. Ends Nov. 17.
Fall Weekend Workshop. "Oobleck? Yech!" 1:30 p.m. Natural History Museum. Fee charged. Registration required. Call 864-4173. Ages 7-12 and adults.