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Miscellany

Campus Y classes. Beginning Sept. 9, the Campus Y will offer a number of classes for people concerned about their physical health. Participation in the classes helps support the Campus Y's community-service programs. Class topics include meditation, step aerobics, dancing and yoga. For schedules and cost info. on all classes, call 935-5010.

Thursday, Aug. 29

Office of Continuing Medical Education symposium registration continues. "Third Annual Current Topics in Cardiothoracic Anesthesia." To be held Sept. 6-8 in the Eric P. Newman Education Center. Registration open through Sept. 5. 362-6891.

Office of Continuing Medical Education symposium registration continues. "Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration and Ultrasound Imaging Course." To be held Sept. 27-28 in the Eric P. Newman Education Center. Co-sponsored by the Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery. Registration open through Sept. 26. 362-6891.

Office of Continuing Medical Education symposium registration continues. "22nd Symposium on Obstetrics and Gynecology." To be held Oct. 10-11 in the Eric P. Newman Education Center. Registration open through Oct. 9. 362-6891.

Office of Continuing Medical Education symposium registration continues. "Contemporary Cardiothoracic Surgery." To be held Oct. 17-19 in the Eric P. Newman Education Center. Registration open through Oct. 16. 362-6891.

Auditing Program courses continue. Offered to adult students at a reduced fee on a non-credit, space-available basis. Courses are offered in arts and literature; history and area studies; politics and religion; and scientific inquiry. Many courses offer day and evening options. Courses held through Dec. 9. Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and University College. For costs and schedule info., call 935-6777.

Sunday, Sept. 1

Hillel retreat. The Jewish Student Council is sponsoring a getaway for all Jewish students interested in building community on campus. Continues through Sept. 2. Lake of the Ozarks. Cost: $25. Make reservations at the Hillel Center, 6300 Forsyth Blvd. 726-6177.

Tuesday, Sept. 3

6 p.m. Hillel Center event. A barbecue will be held for students returning from abroad. Hillel Center, 6300 Forsyth Blvd. 726-6177.

Wednesday, Sept. 4

8 p.m. Poetry reading. Yusef Komunyakaa, visiting prof. of English, winner of the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for poetry and author of "Neon Vernacular," "Dien Cai Dau" and "I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head." Hurst Lounge, Room 201 Duncker Hall. 935-5190.

Friday, Sept. 6

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Occupational therapy workshop. "Occupational Therapy Functional Assessment and Outcomes in the Managed-care Environment." Continues Sept. 7. Forest Park Bldg., 4444 Forest Park Ave. Cost: $195. 286-1614.

11:30 a.m. Washington University Toastmasters For Oratorical Readiness meeting. "Training Session for Effective Speech Evaluation," Jean M. Inabinett, member, Toastmasters International. Room 353 West Campus Administrative Center. 935-5934.

Saturday, Sept. 7

10 a.m.-noon. University College writing workshop. "Fiction." Instructed by Melissa Levine, M.F.A. candidate and Olin Fellow in the Writing Program. Includes methods and techniques for writing fiction. Continues Saturdays through Oct. 26. Cost: $205. For more info. and to register, call 935-4847.

10 a.m.-noon. University College writing workshop. "Poetry." Instructed by Sally Ball, local poet and International Writers Center program coordinator. Includes instruction in imagery, diction, rhythm and form. Continues Saturdays through Oct. 26. Cost: $205. For more info. and to register, call 935-4847.

10 a.m.-1 p.m. University College writing workshop. "The Craft of Writing: Grammar and Usage." Instructed by Tatnall Warner, lecturer in communications and journalism and news editor at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Cost: $25. For more info. and to register, call 935-6788.

The area code for telephone numbers in the Calendar is (314).

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