December 6, 1999
Fire Department holiday toy drive under way
The Fire Department will be collecting new unwrapped toys for local needy children
during the holiday season. Toys can be dropped off between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday
through Friday, at the campus Fire Station on Chinquapin Road, across from the Crown/Merrill
Apartments, or at the campus Police Station in the H Barn until December 23. For
information or for toy pickup, contact Tim Santos at firstname.lastname@example.org or (831)
A Guide to Editorial Style at the University of California, Santa Cruz, is posted on the Web. The editorial style guide is useful to all campus units preparing printed or online communications. It establishes a consistent editorial style for the campus and answers some frequently asked questions about general editorial usage and style. A list of further reference sources is appended. If you have questions, contact email@example.com.
Holiday open house and sale at Norrie's at the Arboretum
Norrie's Gift Shop at the Arboretum will hold a special open house for faculty and staff on Monday, December 6, from 4 to 7 p.m.; a 10 percent discount will be offered to staff and faculty on all items during this three-hour event. Norrie's has many new items, including French floral tablecloths, cloisonné pins and zipper pulls, hardwood pens and wine cork tops, small boxes made of clay, wood, as well as Christmas decorations, plants, and dried-flower wreaths. For more information, call (831) 458-0194.
Open house and sale at the Bay Tree Bookstore
The Bay Tree Bookstore invites staff and faculty to an open house and sale on Wednesday, December 8, from 4 to 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served, and there will be discounts on general books, apparel, and selected holiday gift items. All stock in the General Book Department will be 20 percent off for the month of December until the campus closes at the end of the day on December 23. Special-order books and course books are excluded from the sale. For more information, call (831) 459-4544.
Photo exhibit in Casa Latina
Photos by Roberto Carlos Soto, a Latin American and Latino studies major and a Joel Frankel scholarship recipient, are on display at Casa Latina at the Merrill College Library through December 9th. The exhibit, titled En la calle bajo el puente (On the street under the bridge), presents photographic portraits of homeless children in México City.
Dissertation Workshop on the Legacies of Colonialism in South and Southeast Asia
The Centers for Southeast Asian Studies at UC Berkeley and UCLA and UC Berkeley's
Institute of International Studies (IIS) and International and Area Studies (IAS)
invite applications from University of California doctoral students in the humanities,
professional schools, and social sciences to participate in a UC systemwide interdisciplinary
and internationally comparative Dissertation Workshop on Colonialism and its Legacies
in South and Southeast Asia.
Benefits update for Health Net subscribers
Ongoing contract negotiations between Health Net and Sutter Health/Santa Cruz
Medical Clinic could potentially affect between 900 and 1,000 current and retired
UCSC employees. Negotiations were not concluded by the end of Open Enrollment on
November 22, and the current contract expires on January 31. But the UCSC Benefits
Office and the UC Office of the President have made special arrangements so affected
employees will not be left without coverage with their chosen physicians, even if
a new contract is not negotiated.
First Night Santa Cruz seeks volunteers
First Night has a Web site on which people can submit their hopes and wishes for the new millennium. The submissions will all be displayed on large windows downtown during the First Night event. Webwall
December broadcast schedule for UCSC Forum
UCSC Forum, which features the best of UCSC lectures and
programs, airs at 8 p.m. each Sunday and 4:30 p.m. each Wednesday on Community TV
of Santa Cruz County, Channel 72.
Education Abroad Program opening for associate director for Academic Affairs
The Education Abroad Program (EAP) is seeking an associate director for Academic Affairs (ADAA). The ADAA provides leadership in the generation of academic policy, development of new and revision of existing instructional programs, and the administration of academic personnel processes.
The ADAA must be a tenured member of the UC Academic Senate.
The appointment is for a two-year term, subject to a possible renewal for a second
two-year term. The appointment is for the academic years 2000-01 and 2001-02, and
begins July 1. The application deadline is February 1.