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A Compass to Guide Campus Renewal

Student-Taught Class Targets Problem Of Alcohol Abuse

Students Stage Last-Ditch Effort to Save Spoonbills

Rare Papyrus Collection Offers Glimpse Into Egypt's Past

UC Loyalty Oath Remembered on 50th Anniversary

Peter Jennings Comes to Campus

Visions of Homecoming

Frightful Family Fun: Mysteries of the Atom Unfold at LHS

Photo: Presidential Shot

Journalism School Receives Grant

First Master Plan Hit Political Roadblock

Recycling Program Cuts Campus Trash

Football Team Scores Nigerian Connection

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Staff Enrichment

Posted September 29, 1999


CARE Services

For information or to enroll call 643-7754.

Grief and Loss Support Group
Oct. 7, 21 and Nov. 4, 18, 5-6 p.m.
This support group is designed for faculty and staff who have lost a parent or other adult loved one. It is open to all faculty and staff, including participants of the Grief/Loss workshop held Sept. 23 and 30.



For information or to enroll call 643-4646.

Dancing for Fitness Series: Charleston
Oct. 8, noon-1 p.m.
International House auditorium
No enrollment necessary

Oct. 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 12:10-1 p.m.
Learn how the body changes during this transition. Discover methods to cope with symptoms of menopause. Review pros and cons of hormone replacement therapy. Practice exercises to help develop bone and muscle strength.

Calling All Cooks
Second Tuesday of each month, 12:10-1 p.m.
Bancroft Library, Krouzian Room, 2nd floor
No enrollment necessary

Earthquake Preparedness At Work and at Home
Oct. 13, 12:10-1 p.m.
Learn simple techniques to reduce fire and earthquake hazards in your office and home, find out how to prepare your family for an emergency, discover the essentials for your emergency kit, and learn about the campus plans to "Get Ready." Call 642-9036 to enroll.

For information on health-related workshops and events for faculty and staff, see


CALS Project Seeks Volunteer Tutors

The CALS Project -- which provides employees with free, one-to-one tutoring in speaking, writing, reading and math -- will begin a noon-time tutor training beginning October 13.

For information, contact Program Coordinator Jane Griswold at jgris@uclink4 or call 643-5280, or see


Employee Development And Training

To enroll online, follow the instructions on page 92 of the 1999-2000 EDT catalog.

Career Self Assessment
Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 11 and18, 9-11:30 a.m.
Making sound decisions about your career at UC requires an assessment of your skills, values, and interests. This workshop will help you set goals and develop a career plan.

Grammar and Punctuation Challenges
Oct. 28, 1-3 p.m.

Meetings that Work
Oct. 13 and 20, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Strategic and Operational Planning:
The Basis for Developing Budgets and Managing Resources
Oct. 7 (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) and
Oct. 14 (8:30 a.m.-noon)
This two-part workshop provides an approach to planning used successfully on campus to produce written operational plans for budgetary requests, approvals, and allocations. Fee: $100.

Presentation Skills
Oct. 12 and 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Learn and practice skills to increase effectiveness and self confidence when giving presentations to groups. Bring a blank VHS video tape to class the second day.



September 29 - October 5, 1999 (Volume 28, Number 8)
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