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Posted February 23, 2000

Call for 2000 Haas International Award Nominations

It's time to submit nominations for the 2000 Haas International Award, honoring a distinguished citizen and domiciliary of a foreign nation who has been enrolled at Berkeley for at least one year in the past. The deadline for nominations is Mar. 15.

The award includes a $10,000 cash prize, a gold medallion, and travel expenses for the recipient and family to come to Berkeley for a public awards ceremony. This is an opporutnity to recognize international alumni and to highlight the contributions of a department, school or college.

For information call Don McQuade, vice chancellor for university relations, at 642-7374.

Submissions Sought for Women's Mail Art Show

The Women's Studies Department has extended the deadline to submit work for its mail art exhibit, "Women at the Millennium." The show will open at Dwinelle Hall on International Women's Day, March 8, from noon to 4 p.m., and then travel to other campus venues throughout the month. The new deadline to submit work is Feb. 29.

The 'femail' art show, celebrating the progress women have made over the last thousand years, will feature pieces submitted through the mail by professional and non-professional women artists from more than 13 countries. There are no fees, no returns, no jury and no awards.

For information, see the exhibit Web site at

Campus Administrative Memos Go Electronic

Administrative memos to deans, directors, department chairmen and administrative officers are now being distributed via e-mail. According to Emily Sexton, director of administration and planning in the office of Vice Chancellor Horace Mitchell, the move to electronic distribution is designed to help improve operational effectiveness. Memos will be sent to department heads and one other designee. The change will help provide greater distribution among non managers.

Feb. 29 Video Presents Writer Jorge Luis Borges

The Center for Latin American Studies continues its series of video presentations on Latin American writers on Tuesday, Feb. 29, with a video interview with Argentinean writer Jorge Luis Borges.

The event will be held in the center's conference room, 2334 Bowditch St., from noon to 1:30 p.m. For information, visit the center's Web site


The correct telephone number for the Science Exploration Camp at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, listed in the Feb. 9 issue, is 486-6566.



February 23-29, 2000 (Volume 28, Number 23)
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