Vol 11. Issue 3 / January 24, 2010
NWiS to Host "Meet the Faculty" Happy Hour
Funded by Illumina and Hampton Research, the event is open to anyone in the Scripps Research community interested in meeting new faculty members, particularly new students looking for Ph.D. advisors, postdocs, and established faculty interested in collaborating. In addition, recruiters from Illumina will be available to discuss available positions at the company.
Refreshments, including appetizers and drinks, will be served. New Scripps Research faculty members who plan to attend are asked to RSVP to Heideker, firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information on this event and other NWiS information, visit the group's Facebook page.
Workshop Offers Introduction to New Scripps Research Website
Specifically, Thomas will discuss the redesigned website's features, including:
Help Save a Life, Participate in the Blood Drive
According to the SDBB, 400 pints of blood must be collected every day to meet the needs of area hospital patients battling life-threatening blood disorders such as aplastic anemia, sickle cell anemia, and leukemia, as well as those who need blood during trauma situations.
SDBB officials said 35 donors are needed for the Scripps Research blood drive. According to the organization, a person injured in a severe car accident could use 50 pints of blood upon arrival at a hospital. Donated blood expires every 42 days.
Basic blood donor requirements include:
The SDBB Blood Mobile will be parked near building 3377. While walk-up donors are welcomed, reserving a donation time will help streamline the event's activities. To reserve an appointment, visit the SDBB online reservation system. For further details on donating blood, visit the SDBB website.
New English-as-a-Second-Language Series Begins
Each intermediate-level English class is divided into speaking and listening, idioms and vocabulary, and reading and writing activities. If you would like to improve your English communication skills as well as understand friends and colleagues, movies, television shows, and the news, this class is for you, says Wadkin. She uses movies, games, television shows, grammar books, songs, drawings, and novels to teach standard American English.
For more information, please leave a message at x4-2176.
Send comments to: mikaono[at]scripps.edu