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February 1, 1999

Take Note

UCSC Extension is hosting a Resources in Environmental Education Fair on Saturday, February 6, at the extension's Cupertino facility as part of Environmental Education Week in Santa Clara County. The fair will provide information on local resources and environmental programs for K-12 teachers to bring into their classrooms. In conjunction with the fair, extension's Education Department is offering a course, Environmental Connections: Past, Present, and Future, An Environmental Journey Home, with instructor Rumsein Ohlone Linda Yamane, artist, writer and scholar on Friday, Febuary 5th. For more information on the fair and the course on environmental connections, click on the "Events" button on extension's Web site.

"That Which Does Not Kill Me Makes Me Stronger" is the topic of a talk by Melanie Mayer, professor emerita of psychology, at the February 3 meeting of the UCSC Women's Club. Mayer will speak about Belinda Mulroony, an entrepreneur in the Klondike and Alaska at the turn of the century and the subject of her most recent book, exploring Mulroony's remarkable achievement of becoming a millionaire by the age of 28. The event is open to the public and will take place at University House from noon to 1 p.m. For more information, call (831) 459-2501.

Ernest Callenbach, author of Ecotopia (1990), Bring Back the Buffalo!: A Sustainable Future for America's Great Plains (1995), and, most recently, Ecology : A Pocket Guide (1998), will give a talk on Monday, February 1, from 3:30 to 4:40 p.m. in Room 152, Stevenson College. His presentation is part of the Stevenson Global Security Winter 1999 Colloquium series, titled "Thinking Green." The colloquium is open to the public. For more information, call (831) 459-2833.

There is still space available in the following Training & Development workshops. For more information or to enroll, call (831) 459-5565.

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