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Seminar

Weber State University

A seminar on hazardous material inventory, spill response and reporting requirements will be held from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on four consecutive Tuesdays beginning Sept. 5 in Room 325 of the Shepherd Union Building at WSU.

The seminar will be conducted by WSU faculty, a regulatory representative and a private environmental consultant. Registration information may be obtained by calling the WSU Center for Environmental Services, 626-7297. Deadline for registration is Tuesday, Aug. 29.

Alumni

Weber State University

Nominations for the WSU 1995 Distinguished Alumni and Distinguished Service awards will be accepted through Sept. 1.

The distinguished alumni award recognizes former WSU students who have brought honor to the school through service to the university, state, nation or profession. The distinguished service award recognizes non-alumni who have served WSU.

Nomination forms are available from the Alumni Center, Weber State University, Ogden, UT 84408-3701. For more information call 626-7535.

The awards will be presented Oct. 13 during the alumni homecoming award dinner.

Registration

Weber State University

Open registration has begun for autumn classes at WSU.

Continuing students may register by calling 626-6100 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. weekdays Aug. 14-25 and Sept. 18-22. New students may call 626-6743 for assistance.

Class schedules are on sale for $1 at the Bookstore at 4335 South Harrison Blvd., at the cashier's office in the Miller Administration Building and at the Information Booth located west of the administration building.

Tuition must be paid in full by Sept. 14 for autumn classes, which begin Sept. 26.

Business

Weber State University

Three Weber State University students have won "Awards of Excellence" in a national Phi Beta Lambda competition of "future business leaders."

N. Cacey Bowen of Bountiful and Darin Myers of Ogden won first and second places respectively in telecommunications. They were tested on telecommunications management, transmissions, societal impacts, ethics and history. Bowen is the third consecutive WSU student to win first place in the Orlando, Fla., contest.

Lynette Stewart of Brigham City won ninth place in information management. She was tested on telecommunications technology, records management, information processing and human relations.

Pollution

University of Utah

A number of U. scientists and engineers have received Environmental Protection Agency funding to help clean up pollution along the United States-Mexico border.

Among those receiving grants are Henk Meuzellaar, professor of chemical and fuels engineering, $125,000 for research on air pollutants; Geoffrey D. Silcox, research associate professor of chemical and fuels engineering, and JoAnn S. Lighty, associate professor of chemical and fuels engineering, $95,000 for research on alternative fuels in brick manufacturing; Donald F. Hayes, assistant professor of civil engineering, $45,000, for assessment of water supplies; George Hepner, chairman of the Department of Geography, $131,000, for development of a geographic information system; and Ray H. Beckett, executive director of the Southwest Center for Environmental Research and Policy, $115,000 for data-base coordination.

Accreditation

Southern Utah University

Robert O. Salmon, dean of SUU's College of Business, Technology and Communication, has been appointed chairman of the North American Board of Commissioners, the governing board of the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs.

As chairman of the board, Salmon will be responsible for overseeing the accreditation of business schools and colleges throughout the nation.