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April 10, 2000

Take Note

Looking for a summer of fun for your school-age children?

Family Student Housing will have a summer program for school-age children running from June 19 to August 25. The program will be open Monday-Friday from 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and feature nutritious meals, weekly swimming on campus, a Life Lab garden, visiting artists, and field trips, including trips to Shakespeare Santa Cruz and the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Priority is based on the application date for fee-for-service spaces. Variable-length contracts are available. For more information, call (831) 459-4085.

Lecture Series at Seymour Center continues

The Inaugural Lecture Series at the Seymour Marine Discovery Center continues on April 11 with talks by assistant research scientist Carolyn Pomeroy on "Marine Reserves in California: Socio-Economic Considerations" and by assistant professor of biology Mark Carr on "Marine Reserves in California: Ecological Considerations." There will be two more evenings of lectures on April 18 and 25. All the lectures take place at the Seymour Center from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $6/evening or $20/series for general admission; $5/evening or $15/series for Friends of Long Marine Lab members. For tickets, call (831) 459-3799. For more information, call (831) 459-5548.

University Club lunch

Join campus faculty and staff for a luncheon at University House on April 27. Meet friends there or reserve a table as a group. The buffet lunch includes soups, salads, gourmet breads and cheeses, desserts, and beverages. The first seating is at noon, with a second seating at 1 p.m. The cost is $10 and reservations are required by April 25; call (831) 459-5271. The final University Club lunch of the year will be on May 18.

Color of Violence conference closed

"The Color of Violence: Violence Against Women of Color" conference taking place in late April has generated so much interest that organizers have had to close registration. Although registration is closed, general information on the conference is posted at the Web.

Work-Life Balance series continues

"Surviving Perfectionism" is the topic of a workshop for faculty and staff, which will be held on Tuesday, April 25, in the Health Center Conference Room. It is the third in a series of workshops on balancing the competing demands of work and personal life offered by Human Resources in conjunction with the campus Employee Assistance Program provider, Managed Health Network. Two sessions are offered: one from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. and a second from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served; participants are encouraged to bring their lunches. The workshop is free, but reservations are required. To reserve a spot, e-mail workshop@cats.ucsc.edu. For more information on the series, call Sharon Cohen Barry at (831) 459-2979 or Lucy van Doorn at (831) 459-5565.

Construction update

Currents is now providing monthly updates on construction projects that have an impact on campus transportation and parking. Construction update story

For more information, visit the Transportation and Parking Services Web site and the Physical Planning and Construction Web site.

April broadcast schedule for UCSC Forum

UCSC Forum, which features the best of UCSC lectures and programs, airs at 8 p.m. each Sunday and 4:30 p.m. each Wednesday on Community TV of Santa Cruz County, Channel 72.

The schedule for April is as follows:

  • April 9: Peggy Downes Baskin: "The American Presidency" (rebroadcast April 12)
  • April 16: Angela Davis: "The Prisoner Exchange: The Underside of Civil Rights" (rebroadcast April 19)
  • April 23: Gildas Hamel: "Jesus: Stories from Galilee" (repeat) (rebroadcast April 26)
  • April 30: Gary Lease: "What are the humanities and why do they matter: The case of religion and public life" (repeat) (rebroadcast May 3)

For more information, call Community Television at (831) 425-8848, ext. 20.

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