Biweekly pay system set for March debut
As of early March, University employees will be paid every two weeks.
Employees size up early retirement program
Interest in the state's early retirement incentive program is so strong that Human Resources staff are having a "very, very difficult time meeting demand" for individual counseling sessions, according to Personnel administrator Jim Coopee.
Microbes could survive on Mars, say scientists
Deep below the surface of the Beverhead Mountains of Idaho, a research team led by Derek Lovley, head of the Microbiology Department, and Francis H. Chappelle of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), has found an unusual community of microoganisms that may hold the key to understanding how life could survive on Mars.
Trustee committees to meet next week
The Board of Trustees' committees on Academic and Student Affairs and Administration, Finance and Audit will meet next week in the Board Room of the President's Office on the 26th floor of One Beacon St. in Boston.
Du Bois elected to Georgia Writers Hall of Fame
W.E.B. Du Bois was one of 12 writers inducted as charter members into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame on Dec. 13.
Marching Band wins cheers in Indianapolis
The Minuteman Marching Band further raised its national profile Nov. 8-10 when it performed by invitation at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis for more than 20,000 people.
ROTC led by Schliemann
Military Science has a new head of department this year, U.S. Army Major Bernd F. Schliemann.