Paul Russell to Speak as Part of Faculty Lecture Series
TSRI Professor Paul Russell will speak on "Travels on the Road to Mitosis:
DNA Damage and Replication Checkpoints" as part of the Faculty Lecture
Series on Wednesday, December 12 at 5 PM. The lecture will be held in
the Timken Amphitheater, Scripps Clinic, 10666 North Torrey Pines Road.
Lunch and Learn: "Food and Mood"
Registered dietician Andrea Harrison will present "Food and Mood: How
Food Affects Mood, How Mood Affects Food...Especially During the Holidays"
as part of the ongoing "Lunch and Learn" seminar series, on Wednesday,
December 12, noon to 1 PM, in the W.M. Keck Amphitheater, The Beckman
Center for Chemical Sciences. No registration is necessary. If more information
is needed, contact Jan Hill x4-2950.
New English Class to Begin
A new English-as-a-second-language class will begin Tuesday, December
11. The class meets from 6:30 to 8:30 PM every Tuesday evening in the
Immunology Building, West Conference Room. The price for three months
(12 classes) is $60. Each intermediate-level English class covers speaking
and listening, idioms and vocabulary, and reading and writing. If you
would like to improve your English communication skills and increase your
ability to understand your friends and colleagues, movies, television
shows, and the news, this class is for you. The instructor Cassandra Wadkins
uses movies, games, television shows, grammar books, songs, drawings,
and novels to teach standard American English. Have fun and learn English
at the same time! For more information, leave a message at x4-2176.
Fall Craft Fair to Feature Items Handcrafted by TSRI Employees
The Fall Craft Fair, featuring items made by TSRI employees and their
families, will be held on Thursday, December 6 from 11 AM to 2 PM in the
galleria of the Immunology Building. From fishing flies to stocking stuffers,
the craft fair offers something for everyone: jewelry, home-made soap,
handmade quilts, baby items, cards with photos of San Diego beaches, chocolate
and English toffees, holiday pins and ornaments, and tree skirts. For
more information call Bonnie Towle x4-2167 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Increase your Knowledge of Word and Acrobat
The following desktop application classes are available in December:
- Acrobat Basics (Tuesday, December 4). Topics for this class include
all of the basics of Acrobat, such as using the navigation tools, creating
bookmarks, converting a Word document to PDF format, and creating and
using fillable form fields. Take this class to become familiar with
a product that is becoming more popular all the time.
- Tools Options (Tuesday, December 11). This class offers a review
of some features of Wordthe Options (Preferences) under Word’s
"Tools" menu and AutoFormat features. Learning how these options work
can greatly reduce frustration!
The desktop application classes begin at 8:30 AM and last until approximately
11 AM. To enroll, go to the computer
training web page at http://www.scripps.edu//rc/training/dapps.html.
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