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 Begins
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
- 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.