Deuel to Speak in Faculty Lecture Series
The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) Professor Thomas F.
Deuel will speak on "Cytokine Cascades: Pathways to Functional
Diversity in Growth Differentiation and Neoplastic Transformation
," as part of the Faculty Lecture Series on Wednesday, March
12. The lecture will be held at 5 PM in the Timken Amphitheater,
Scripps Clinic, 10666 North Torrey Pines Road.
How to Save for College 101
Have you ever wondered how you will save enough for the cost
of a college education for your children or even yourself?
While the costs of college may seem overwhelming, GoldenState
ScholarshareCalifornia's 529 College Savings Programis
an easy, flexible way to save for higher education while enjoying
tax advantages. You can learn more at an information session
with a TIAA-CREF Scholarshare representative on Tuesday, February
25 in the Keck Amphitheater, Beckman Center from 1 to 2 PM.
For more information, contact Benefits Administration, x4-8487.
Daffodil Days Are Here Again
The American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days fundraiser has
begun. Once again volunteers from ScrippsAssists will be collecting
daffodil orders at TSRI, Scripps Green Hospital, and Scripps
Clinic Torrey Pines. Sales run throughout the month of February.
Daffodil Days is one of the Cancer Society's largest fundraisers.
Money raised goes towards cancer research and education in
California. ScrippsAssists has consistently been one of the
largest participants in the county during Daffodil Days, raising
between $4,000 and $6,000 each year.
The American Cancer Society's goal is to deliver a Gift of
Hope bouquet to every cancer patient undergoing treatment
at local healthcare facilities. Your anonymous donation of
$18 towards a Gift of Hope will help ensure this goal is met.
In addition to the bouquet, cancer patients and their families
receive educational materials and information on services
available to them from specially trained ACS volunteers.
The following ScrippsAssists volunteers are available to
take your orders. Please contact the volunteer closest to
you. The deadline for receipt of all orders and payment (make
checks payable to The American Cancer Society) is Thursday,
February 27. Flowers are expected on Monday, March 17th.
Available for purchase this year are: bouquet of 10 daffodils,
$10.00; bouquet of 10 daffodils with cobalt blue vase, $18;
vision arrangement with 20 daffodils and vase, $35; spring
arrangement with about 30 daffodils and vase, $60; corporate
arrangement with about 50 daffodils and vase, $110; gift of
hope to cancer patient, $18 (or any amount).
For further information, contact Janet Hightower, x4-8233
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Use Word with Style
Did you know that you can build an automatic table of contents
or list of figures in Word? Have you ever wanted to relabel
your graphic file? Do you want to know more about using Section
Breaks to control formatting? Then sign up for the Styles
class scheduled for Tuesday, March 4, from 8:30 to 11 AM.
Other topics will include: using the Outline mode; creating
and modifying styles; using hyperlinks to jump to other locations
in a Word document. If time permits, the class will also cover
how to import a Word document, in the outline mode, into PowerPoint
to create a slide show. To enroll, go to http://www.scripps.edu/rc/training/dapps_signup.html,
or e-mail Training@scripps.edu.
Flexible Spending Account Deadline Approaches
If you participated in the Healthcare Spending Account and/or
the Dependent Care Spending Account last year, Benefits Administration
would like to remind you that March 31, 2003 is the deadline
for submitting reimbursement claims to Barney and Barney for
all services rendered in 2002. Claim forms can be downloaded
from the Benefits
Administration forms web page or picked up from the front
lobby of Human Resources between 8 AM and 5 PM. You can also
request forms by contacting Benefits Administration, x4-2832