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Posted September 1, 1999

Memorial Service for Law Professsor Richard Jennings

A memorial service for Boalt Hall law professor Richard Jennings, who died earlier this month at the age of 91, will be held at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 9, in the faculty lounge of Boalt Hall's North Addition.

For information, call Caroline Glesmann at 642-6073.

Care Services Brown Bag on High-Tech Stress

A two-part brown bag series on coping with tech stress will be offered Wednesday, Sept. 8, and Sept. 15, in the Tang Center's Section Club room.

The Sept. 8 workshop, "Information Overload: Fifty-Plus Ways to Simplify Your Work Life," addresses the increasing use of e-mails, voice mails, pagers and cell phones on the job and the stress they can create. The presentation will focus on simple, concrete ideas for simplifying work life.

The second session, "Y2K: Finding a Personally Comfortable Balance Between Under-Reacting and Overreacting to the Year 2000 Computer Bug," explores Y2K doomsday predictions and how they may affect the professional and personal lives of campus employees. Representatives from Information Systems and Technology and CARE Services lead the discussion.

No enrollment is required for either presentation. For information, call 643-7754.

Two Nights of Free Films at PFA's New Location

Pacific Film Archive plans to celebrate the opening of its new theater at Bancroft and Bowditch with a weekend of free screenings, Sept. 11 and 12.

Saturday's free program, which starts at 7 p.m., will feature two films from the archive's collection -- Francis Coppola's '70s great, "The Conversation," a creepy thriller about a surveillance expert (Gene Hackman); and "The Lady Pickpocket," a 1960 favorite by Yasuzo Masumura.

Sunday's program offers the West Coast Premiere revival of "Falbalas," a 1944 French film set during the German occupation of France; and "Victims of Sin," a flamboyant 1950 Mexican musical.from the archive's collection.

Pacific Film Archive programs will show at the new location, 2575 Bancroft Way, during seismic improvment at Berkeley Art Museum.

For information, call 642-1412.

Spots Available for Infant Care Center

Spaces are still available for children of UC Berkeley employees at the new Clark Kerr Infant-Care Center.

The first year-round facility for infants and toddlers on campus is now accepting applications. Located at 2900 Dwight Way, Building 5A, the center features ample indoor and outdoor space, with a ratio of one staff member for every three children.

For information or an application, contact Randi Roberts at 642-7031.


September 1 - 7, 1999 (Volume 28, Number 4)
Copyright 1999, The Regents of the University of California.
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