In Brief

Paulson Featured in Technology Review as Industry Pioneer
The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) Professor James Paulson has been chosen as a global leader in the field of glycomics, the study of carbohydrates in the human body, by Technology Review, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's magazine of innovation. The magazine's February 2003 issue identifies ten emerging technologies it says will change the world. The issue is on newsstands January 21 and online now at

Learn about Word's Mail Merge Feature
Have you ever been baffled by Word's Mail Merge feature? Did you know that you can create sophisticated data source documents and use Mail Merge to extract the data? You can also use Mail Merge to create envelopes or labels from your Access data – it's much easier than creating a new Access output report. Learn how to enter new data using the Data Entry Form, or update the data source table directly. All this and more will be addressed in the Mail Merge class scheduled for Tuesday, January 21, from 8:30 to 11 AM. To enroll, go to

Lunch & Learn: "Balancing Work and Personal Life"
Clinical psychologist Maureen Moss will present "Balancing Work and Personal Life: Creatively Meeting this Lifelong Challenge," as part of the ongoing Lunch and Learn seminar series on Wednesday, January 22, from noon to 1 PM. Topics will include: preliminary signs of imbalance, benefiting from your times of imbalance, simple techniques to create more balance in your life, and enhancing your capacity for fun and creativity. The event will be held in the W. M. Keck Amphitheater, Beckman Center for the Chemical Sciences. For more information, contact Jan Hill, x4-2950 .

Congratulations to New Toastmasters Officers
New officers elected to the Scripps Outstanding Speakers (SOS) Toastmaster Club for the term January, 2003 through June, 2003 are: Kristina Montgomery, president (, x4-9232); Georgina Salazar, vice president, education (, x4-7289); Kazu Kato, vice president, membership (, x4-8461); Lisa Pasak, vice president, public relations (, x4-8510); John Spencer, secretary (, 858 622-7477); Laurence Florens, sergeant-at-arms (, x4-8876); Valerie Moreau, treasurer and immediate past president (, x4-8807). Meetings are the first three Tuesdays of the month, in the third floor Beckman Building conference room, from 12:15 to 1:15 PM. Guests are always welcome!