In Brief

News&Views Wins Gold Quill Award

News&Views, TSRI's online weekly launched in January 2001, has won an International Gold Quill Award from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). According to the IABC, "winning a Gold Quill Award is the highest level of professional acknowledgement that can be attained within business communication. In 2002, the Gold Quill Awards program attracted 1,300 entries from communication professionals the world over... [News&Views is deemed] to be a model of international best practice, communication excellence, innovation and meeting or exceeding measurable outcomes."

News&Views staff are Jason Socrates Bardi, science writer; Kevin Fung, production coordinator; Jennifer O'Sullivan, editorial/production associate; Jann Coury, production associate; and Mika Ono, editor. The publication's editorial advisor is Robin Clark (formerly Goldsmith); its scientific advisor is Jeffery Kelly, vice president for academic affairs and dean of graduate studies.

TSRI to Host First Annual Open House/Job Fair
TSRI will host the First Annual Open House/Job Fair on Friday, May 10, from 10 AM to 2 PM, in the Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences. The event will include lab tours and a resume and interviewing seminar. Human Resources staff will be on hand to answer questions. Refreshments will be provided. Directions, a campus map, and parking information can be downloaded from the Human Resources Job Fair website.

Bloodborne Pathogen Training Moved to Green Hospital

Environmental Health and Safety will offer a 45-minute training session for those working with blood, blood products, and human cell lines on Monday, April 22, at 1 PM. Due to the overwhelming response to the announcement, the venue has been changed to the Valerie Timkin Amphitheater at Green Hospital (second floor). No registration is necessary.

Lunch and Learn: "Building a Strong Marriage"
What really predicts unhappy marriage and divorce? What do happily marrieds do that unhappily marrieds don't? What are the steps to rebuild a strong marriage? Clinical Psychologist Colleen K. Hoblit will speak on "Building a Strong Marriage" on Monday, April 29, from 12:30 to 1:30 PM, as part of the ongoing Lunch and Learn seminar series. The event will be held in the W.M. Keck Amphitheater in The Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences. No registration is necessary. For more information, contact Jan Hill, x4-2950.

Mother's Day to Follow May 2 Spring Craft Fair

This year, the Spring Craft Fair will be held shortly before Mother's Day—on Thursday, May 2, from 11 AM to 2 PM in the Immunology Galleria. The crafts for sale will include jewelry, homemade soaps, gift baskets, airplants, chocolates, table runners, handmade quilts, children's clothing, cards, and wall hangings. For more information, contact Bonnie Towle, x4-2146 or e-mail .