Monday class schedule
Due to the observance of Columbus Day, a Monday class scheduled
will be followed on Wednesday, Oct. 16.
Additional personnel needed
for snow removal
Physical Plant's Grounds Department is seeking additional overtime
personnel to assist with snow removal.
Staff will be assigned to hand-shoveling or snowblowing in Landscape
Services' Zone 1 (west side of campus) or Zone 2 (east side) or
North Village. The minimum work shift is two hours.
Once the snow response plan is established, the appropriate Landscape
Services supervisor will notify personnel on what time to report.
Staff will be expected to work whenever the snow response plan
Any individual who misses two consecutive overtime calls will
be removed from the overtime call list.
A signup sheet for overtime snow removal is available at the Grounds
Management Department, 5-6528.
Stonewall Center extends hours
The Stonewall Center has added extra hours two days per week.
Located in Crampton House in Southwest, the center is now open
Tuesday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. and Wednesday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Regular hours
on Monday, Thursday and Friday are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Community members are welcome to drop by and check out the center's
library of books and videos, surf the Internet, watch a movie,
do classwork or socialize.
The center also hosts movie night on Tuesdays at 9 p.m.
A pizza party is planned for 6 p.m. on Oct. 30.
New WORLD Theater hosts dinner
for Uno, Wilks
Founding artistic director Roberta Uno and interim artistic director
Talvin Wilks will be honored by New WORLD Theater at an appreciation
dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 16 before the Rubí Theater production
of "Imagine the Angels of Bread" at 8 p.m.
In late summer, Uno began an extended leave to serve as a program
officer for arts and culture with the Ford Foundation in New York.
Tickets for the dinner, to be held at the Top of the Campus, are
$25. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Call New
WORLD Theater at 5-1972.
Commencement dates set
As fall semester moves into high gear, Commencement planners
are asking members of the campus community to look ahead and note
the following ceremonies and dates on their calendars:
Graduate School, Saturday, May 24, 10:30 a.m., Mullins Center.
Stockbridge School of Agriculture, Saturday, May 24, 2 p.m., Bowker
Undergraduate, Sunday, May 25, 10 a.m., McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
Advance coordination is critical to avoid Commencement-related
calendar conflicts for the chancellor, provost and other senior
administrators, so requests for participation should be made as
soon as possible. Notify Gloria Fox, Commencement coordinator,
5-4203, regarding proposed event dates.
Preliminary Undergraduate Commencement information is available
Faculty Senate meeting canceled
The Faculty Senate meeting scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 17, has
been canceled. The next meeting will be Thursday, Oct. 31 at 3:30
p.m. in 227 Herter Hall.
Want to start an exercise program?
The Exercise Science Department is seeking women for a research
study to examine the relationship between insulin and exercise.
Eligible volunteers should be non-physically active women ages
18-45, not diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and not on birth control
Participants will receive a bone density scan, body fat analysis,
blood sugar profile and five days of personalized supervised exercise.
More information can be obtained by calling 5-8211 or 5-4959 or
by e-mail (email@example.com).
Environmental Health Sciences
The Northeast Regional Environmental Public Health Center is
sponsoring a seminar with Barbara Beck of the Gradient Corporation,
Cambridge, Mass. on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 4-5 p.m. in 903 Lincoln
Beck will speak on "CCA-Pressure Treated Wood: Science and
Lombardi to speak at special
The Weekly Sports Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 16 will feature
a special program honoring student-athletes with the highest grade
point averages from each team.
Chancellor John Lombardi will be the guest speaker and football
coach Mark Whipple will offer an update on the current season.
The luncheon is at noon in the Lincoln Campus Center Auditorium.
The buffet lunch is $6.50. Call 5-4289 for reservations.
Columbus Day observed
Columbus Day will be observed as a state holiday on Monday, Oct.
Biochemistry and Molecular
Thomas E. Ellenberger of Harvard Medical School will speak on
"Conformational Switches in Site-specific DNA Recombination:
Structural Studies of Lambda Inte-grase" on Wednesday, Oct.
16 at 12:15 p.m. in the Lazare Auditorium at the Medical School
Application deadline for Arts
in India Study Tour
Students and community members interested in participating in
Alankar: Arts in India Study Tour in January must apply by Oct.
Sponsored by the Asian Dance and Music Program of the Fine Arts
Center, the tour is an intensive course to discover the arts and
culture of India.
Coordinated in partnership with Travel Corporation of India, the
tour will be hosted by Ranjanaa Devi, director of the Asian Dance
and Music Program.
Students enrolled in the study tour can earn three credits after
completing a research project and giving an oral presentation.
For information on the tour, contact Asian Dance and Music at
5-1980 or by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Mileage rate to change
Vice President for Management and Fiscal Affairs Stephen W. Lenhardt
has announced that the mileage reimbursement rate will change
from 36.5 cents per mile to 36 cents per mile, effective Jan.
The last day for graduate students to drop
courses with a record of "DR" is Tuesday, Oct. 15.