supports benefits for trust-fund staff
A legislative committee on Tuesday endorsed a bill
to extend early retirement incentives to state employees paid through
to vary under biweekly payroll
When the new e*mpac Human Resources system,
known to most employees as PeopleSoft, is launched on March 4, employee
paychecks will include two weeks' pay and two weeks worth of deductions,
according to Juan A. Jarrett, assistant vice chancellor for Human
OIT shuts 3 computer
Citing low use rates and campus budget cuts, the Office of Information
Technologies closed three computer labs of its 12 computer labs
and classrooms at the beginning of the semester.
funds center for women in engineering
The College of Engineering will open
and dedicate the Microsoft Center for Women in Engineering and Science
on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 5 p.m. in 34 Marston Hall.
Life in the
During the week, animal care technician Jack
Robinson's life is pretty sedate. "I care for and observe lab
animals," he says. "It's just like taking care of pets
at home, except you have hundreds of them."
on again: conference center planners look homeward
Campus planners discussed the long-range
possibility of an on-campus conference center during an update presented
at a joint meeting of Amherst's planning and select boards Jan.