Vol 5. Issue 10 / March 21, 2005

In Brief

Lunch & Learn: “Don’t Panic”
Clinical psychologist Jeff Jones of The Scripps Research Institute’s Counseling and Postdoctoral Services Department will speak on “Don’t Panic: Taking Control of Anxiety,” as part of the ongoing Lunch & Learn seminar series, on Wednesday, March 30, from noon to 1 PM. The seminar will be held in the W.M. Keck Amphitheater in the Beckman Center. No reservations are necessary. For more information, contact Jan Hill, x4-2950.

Submit 2004 Healthcare, Dependent Care Spending Account Claims by March 31
Benefits Administration reminds participants in the Healthcare Spending Account and/or the Dependent Care Spending Account during the 2004 plan year that the deadline for submitting reimbursement claims is Thursday, March 31, 2005.

Claims from 2004 should be sent to Barney and Barney.Barney and Barney claim forms are available online at http://www.scripps.edu/hr/benefits/flexaccts.html and in the front lobby of the Human Resources office. Forms may also be requested by contacting Benefits Administration, x4-8487 or benefits@scripps.edu.


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Reception Celebrates Bloom’s Retirement

A reception honored outgoing Neuropharmacology Department Chair Floyd Bloom for his many years of service at Scripps Research. Here, Bloom (right) poses with Tamas Bartfai, who takes over as chair of the department.