October 2, 2000
Fall Bike to Work/School Day - Thursday, October 5
Beat the traffic blues, parking hassles, and the high price
of gasoline by riding your bicycle. Join the fall Bike
to Work Day on Thursday, October 5. Bicyclists will be
treated to free breakfast
at 12 sites throughout Santa Cruz County, free commuter
massages, free bike mechanic repair, and a chance to win a trip around the world.
Family Fair this Sunday, October 8
Children's folk music, dances, pony rides, a barbecue, and
a petting zoo are just a few of the fun activities offered at the Family Fair, taking
place Sunday, October 8th, from noon to 4 p.m. on the playing field in front of Family
Student Housing. The fair is free and open to all students, faculty, and staff and
their families. At the fair, children can get their faces painted, watch professional
entertainers, watch a juggler at work, get a balloon hat, do art, climb through an
obstacle course, or bounce around in one of two Astro Jumps.
Realize your full potential as an athlete
Sports psychologist and author Jerry Lynch will give a presentation titled "Running & Racing with a Warriors Heart: The Secret Strategy of Champions" on Monday, October 2, at 7 p.m. in the Cowell College Conference Room. Lynch has been associated with hundreds of world and national champions over the past 25 years, and he's learned about what it takes to compete at your best and win. This 1 1/2 hour clinic will help you get the most out of yourself, experience passion for your sport, and achieve a more joyful approach to your workouts. A book signing will follow the event. Admission is $8 for UCSC students/ $10 general. Sponsored by the Recreation Department and the cross-country team. For more information, call (831) 459-2806.
FURTHER - A ski movie
Are you praying for snow? Can't wait to hit the slopes?
Come get your
Professor Hankamer receives birthday tribute
In honor of his 60th birthday, linguistics professor Jorge Hankamer received a festschrift from dozens of colleagues, friends, students, and former students. The festschrift is traditionally a volume of writings by different authors that honors a specific person. This particular publication, masterminded by Linguistics Department faculty and staff, is electronic and consists of roughly 45 "squibs" (short papers on linguistics) and birthday greetings; the site even includes digital movies and a watercolor jpeg. Festschrift web site.
Noontime yoga classes
The Recreation Office is offering drop-in fitness classes this fall.
Join a rapidly growing number of staff and faculty who have discovered this healthy, inexpensive way to exercise. For more information, call (831) 459-2668.
Recreation Office offering many classes of general interest
A variety of other classes are also being offered by the Recreation Office, a few of which are listed below. For more information or to register, call (831) 459-2806.
Safety training classes offered by Environmental Health and Safety
Listed below is the schedule of safety training classes
offered by EH&S. All classes are free but registration is required. All classes
are at the Cowell Health Center. To register, go to the EH&S
web site or call (831) 459-4840.
New Employee Training (health and safety information)
UCSC Forum on Community Television
Below is the broadcast schedule for UCSC Forum for October. Shows air on Community Television, Channel 72, at 8 p.m. Sundays with a rebroadcast at 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
Currents is now providing monthly updates on construction projects that have an impact on campus transportation and parking. Construction update story