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October 28, 1996

Of Note

Photography Services is holding its annual Halloween costume photo contest. They'll be taking pictures for free at 33 Communications Building on Thursday, October 31, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. and 3 and 5 p.m. All those photographed will be entered automatically in the contest and become eligible to win a prize. The photos will be exhibited at Photography Services.

Open Enrollment begins on November 1 and continues until midnight November 24. During Open Enrollment employees may make changes in the following benefit plans: medical, dental, optical, legal, Dependent Care Assistance (DepCare), and Tax Savings on Insurance Premiums (TIP). All enrollment changes will be made by phone. Consult your personalized 1996 Open Enrollment Statement and the Benefits Update newsletter for detailed information.

The Center for Cultural Studies Colloquium Series continues with a presentation by Patricia Zavella, professor of community studies, on the topic "Global Restructuring, Local Effects: Mexicanas' Transnational Cultural Formations" on October 30 in the Cowell Provost's House. The session begins at noon, with a 30-40 minute presentation beginning at 12:15 p.m., followed by discussion. The center supplies coffee and tea, and participants are encouraged to bring a bag lunch. For more information, call ext. 4899.

The Stevenson Global Security Colloquium continues on November 4 with a talk by Franke Wilmer of the Political Science Department at Montana State University. He will be speaking on the topic "The Indigenous Voice, World Politics, and Industrial Globalization" from 3:30 to 4:40 p.m. in Room 131, Cowell College. Faculty, students, and the general public are invited. For more information, call ext. 2833.