October 14, 1996
Long Marine Lab is recruiting new docents to give tours
to the general public and help conduct classes for schoolchildren.
A two-month series of docent-training classes begins in early
January. Registration deadline is November 27. Lab educators will
hold an orientation session for interested applicants at 6 p.m.
Monday, October 21, at Long Marine Lab. Call ext. 2358 for more
Free drop-in bicycle maintenance is available during the
fall quarter on Thursdays from 4 to 6 p.m. and Fridays from 3
to 6 p.m. on the Recreation Office porch at the East Field House.
This service is cosponsored by the Office of Physical Education,
Recreation, and Sports and Transportation and Parking Services.
For more information, call ext. 2806.
Flu shots are being offered to the campus community at
the Cowell Student Health Center. No appointment is needed. There
is a $10 fee. Student Health Services encourages people in high
risk groups to be immunized. For more information, call ext. 2636.
Two new coaches have been hired for the intercollegiate
athletic program: Laura Mitchell, who coached last season
at the University of Dallas, will direct the women's basketball
program; and Dave Muldawer, a four-time all-American and
a 1994 UCSC grad, will head the women's tennis program.
Workshops on on-line research are being offered by McHenry
Library staff during the fall quarter. Classes include introductory
and advanced on-line research, basics of searching psychology
and sociology databases, research on the World Wide Web, women's
studies resources on the web, and a special workshop for those
researching interdisciplinary topics. To enroll and for more information,
contact Debbie Murphy at ext. 3253 or by e-mail at damurphy@cats.
As a part of UCSC's expanded recycling effort, Physical
Plant has purchased a new truck for transporting recyclable items
and has distributed 300 plastic collection bins around campus.
The goal is to recycle 50 percent of the campus's waste by the
year 2000. For more information, call David Wade at ext. 3671.
Applications are now available for the 1997 National Science
Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, including
the Minority Graduate Fellowships. Fellowships are awarded
for study and research leading to master's or doctoral degrees
in the mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, and behavioral
and social sciences, including the history of science and the
philosophy of science, and to research-based Ph.D. degrees in
science education. The application deadline is November 7, 1996.
For details, contact UCSC department chairs or contact the program
directly at (423) 241-4300 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
Applications may be submitted electronically at the following
The University of California Pacific Rim Research Program has issued a call for proposals for the 1997-98 academic year. The program supports collaborative research by university faculty and their colleagues in other institutions throughout the Pacific Rim region. Proposals, which may be from any discipline, should address questions that contribute to an understanding of the region as a whole. For more information, contact Carol McClain (510) 987-9473, director of multicampus research planning and programs, or Ann M. Gilbert (510) 987-9472, grant administrator. The call for proposals and guidelines is available on the worldwide web at http://www.ucop.edu/research/pacrim.html