Tuesday, October 29
In addition to being a minister and adjunct professor, Mark Southard is also an expert on the hand-knotted rugs of Balochistan, a region of Pakistan adjacent to its border with Iran and Afghanistan. He and his wife, Jeanne, who run Kalat Art and Carpet Gallery in Fountain Hill, will talk about the history and production of oriental carpets and display some of their stock, 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the HUB’s UBC Room. Faramarz Farbod, adjunct professor of political science, and Umer Khan Baloch ’05, from Pakistan, will discuss the situation in Pakistan.

Wednesday, November 6
The Eric Mintel Quartet, which includes artist-lecturer Neil Wetzel on saxophone, will play the coolest of cool jazz. 8:00 p.m.,Foy Hall. $10, students/seniors $5. Ext. 1650

Thursday, October 31
Rediscover your primal rhythms with a drumming workshop led by Barbara Liebhaber. 10:20-11:10 a.m. or 12:50-2:00 p.m., Foy Hall. Free. Ext. 1650.

Friday, November 1
The History and Foreign Languages Departments are giving a party for new colleagues Kym Morrison and Nilsa Lasso-von Lang. According to party planners, partial academic credit is available for attendance. Activities include a scavenger hunt for John Amos Comenius’s lecture notes buried under the floorboards of Comenius 101. Dancing shoes recommended. 3:00-5:00 p.m., Comenius 304.

October 29, 2002

Loan Arrangers
College announces new home purchase support plan for faculty and staff.

Foreign Relations
President Rokke to speak at conference in Romania.
Campuswide announcements.
Park Place
College parking ticket policy.
Musical Chairs
MC Music Institute students perform on Steinways in Philadelphia.
Campus calendar.
Achievements of faculty, staff, students.