November 25, 1996
A community tribute is planned for arts advocate and former
UCSC employee Gail Rich at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 8, in
the Performing Arts Theater. Several local artists (many of whom
were friends and associates of Gail's) will perform musical and
spoken word selections--pieces that Gail enjoyed in her life.
A reception follows.
"Cheers at the Crow's Nest," a holiday celebration
to benefit public education programs at Long Marine Lab, is set
for Thursday, December 5, at the Crow's Nest Restaurant, Santa
Cruz Yacht Harbor. The Crow's Nest will donate one-third of the
dinner proceeds between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. and one-third of all
bar proceeds from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. to the Friends of Long Marine
Lab. Patrons will enjoy jazz music throughout the evening. Six guest bartenders from
UCSC and the Friends of Long Marine Lab will assist the Crow's
Nest staff. For reservations, call the Crow's Nest at 476-4560.
The UCSC Fire and Police Departments are collecting new, unwrapped
toys to distribute, in conjunction with the Santa Cruz city
Fire Department, to local needy children during the holiday season.
Toys may be dropped off before December 20 at the campus Fire
Station, Police Department, or Cowell Student Health Center. For
more information or toy pickup, contact Tim Santos at ext. 3473
or via e-mail at fdcapts@cats.
The annual Women in Management Network (WIMN) Holiday Toy Drive
is under way. Members of the campus community are invited
to provide a requested gift to a child who might otherwise have
a meager holiday. If you would like to be matched with
a child's request or make a donation for the purchase of such
a gift, contact Jeanne Gray at jgray@cats or Vicki Gutzwiller
at vickig@cats. Bicycles are among the most requested gifts; if
you would like to donate or repair a bike or tricycle, contact
Vicki Gutzwiller. Volunteers are also needed to wrap gifts at
lunchtime on December 16 and 18 at 325 McHenry.
The UC Education Abroad Program is recruiting directors
for centers in Australia, Costa Rica, and Brazil. Candidates must
be tenured members of the Academic Senate, lecturers with security
of employment, or emeriti faculty. Appointments are for two years
with residency on-site from January through July of each year.
Applications for these positions are due February 21, 1997. For
more information or to obtain an application packet, call the
campus EAP office at ext. 2858.
The Stevenson Global Security Colloquium continues on November
25 with a presentation by Richard Harris of the Global Studies
Program at Cal State Monterey Bay on the topic "The Effects
of Globalization in Latin America"; and on December 2 with
a talk by Ronnie Lipschutz, assistant professor of politics, on
the topic "Does Globalization Matter?" The colloquium
is held 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.
The Center for Cultural Studies Colloquium Series continues with a presentation by Gayle Rubin, lecturer in women's studies, titled "A Retrospective on the Feminist Sex Wars" on December 4 in the Cowell Provost House. The session will begin 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.