UC Santa Barbara Public Affairs and Communications

NEWS RELEASE

UCSB WELCOMES STUDENTS' FAMILIES TO THE SEASIDE CAMPUS

October 28, 1998

The University of California, Santa Barbara will open its campus to the families of undergraduate students on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6 and 7, for Parents' Weekend. Faculty, students, and staff will present an eclectic mix of activities to give parents and other family members a glimpse of academic and social life at UCSB. On Friday, scheduled events include: attending classes with their UCSB student; campus tours; a UCSB men's basketball team practice session at 2:30 p.m. in the Events Center; a social to meet faculty members and administrators at 4 p.m. at the Faculty Club; and student-directed, one-act plays at the Studio Theater at 8 p.m. On Saturday, scheduled events include: Chancellor Henry T. Yang will host a complimentary continental breakfast in Cheadle Plaza at 9 a.m.; faculty presentations that range in topic from earthquakes to bilingualism and the brain from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Buchanan Hall rooms; and adventure ropes course from 2 to 5 p.m. in room 2120 Robertson Gymnasium.

Parents' Weekend schedule of events is at web site http://www.ia.ucsb.edu/pfw/. For information, call 893-7382 or e-mail parent@instadv.ucsb.edu.

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